February 28, 2013
Bob Woodward of course is one of the reporters who took down Nixon. This is major 20th century history, and history it seems is at least as poorly understood by our polity as civics.
Of course one might ask why Bob Woodward came up in casual conversation and then one would find oneself in the middle of something even more disturbing.
Worse it involves #politics.....so we'll continue this below the fold.
February 27, 2013
Full Civic Literacy Exam (from our 2008 survey)
Are you more knowledgeable than the average citizen? The average score for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college educators scored 55%. Can you do better? Questions were drawn from past ISI surveys, as well as other nationally recognized exams.
Pete and other immigrants should do very well as they have to take a civics exam as part of the naturilization process, yet with most of the country getting an "F" ...well this is a serious problem that explains rather a lot.
How'd ya'll do?
February 10, 2013
Do not give up hope.
Do not yield to anger.
Do not succumb to fear, for while the situation is dire, all is not lost.
Well, I still prefer tilting at windmills to oblivion or serfdom so lets discuss this below the fold.
February 03, 2013
For those of you uninterested in such things here's a shorter, less comprehensive version of the post.
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