I don't disagree with your complaints, but that does no answer my question.
Many moons ago when Al Gore was in the senate, he changed his vote on key legislation in exchange for TV airtime. The dems wouldn't give him any airtime, the reps offered him 3 minutes so he swithced his vote to the GOP side. He got his ugly mug put on the air to give himself more public exposure, to advance his own political career.
Several years later, when he was VP, he cast the deciding vote mandating the use of that useless product we call ethanol. He has since admitted he only supported ethanol in order to get votes for himself.
I've already mentioned obama and the Rezko land deal and
Lack of education and drug use are closely associated with crime, poor parenting, and chronic dependency on
I am a strong supporter of programs like HeadStart, but I also strongly believe that such programs should be accountable for performance;
While education helps to prepare one for this world.
I believe in accountability too but think that testing often devours time and/or money resources; or drives unexpected patterns of avoidance/compensation which have the net impact of negating test results.
Thank you for the correction I revised my post and credited you for the FYI.