PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Education, prisons, and interrogation

"Over the past few days I've spoken to people ranging from Bill Gates to Jeb Bush and various education reformers. They are all impressed by how gritty and effective the Obama administration has been in holding the line and inciting real education reform."

* Bad idea: Arizona considers putting state prisons in private hands.
* So, what next for Sudan?
* "The Obama administration has a clear conundrum on Afghanistan. There are no good options."
* Brilliant! New rules would require taping all detainee interrogations.
* Can the US save Mexico's economy?
* "Is there room in the Republican Party for genuine moderates? Truth to tell, the GOP can't decide." (See also.)
* Evangelicals discuss what next for their mission.
* Good read: "Rethinking relativity: Is time out of joint?" (Courtesy... someone?)

Tags: 2009, news, quotes, science!

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