Archives for December 20, 2014

New Jersey 10-year-old explains why Common Core tests are ‘nonsense’

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – A New Jersey 10-year-old is getting a lot of attention after delivering a speech to her local school board about the reasons she thinks Common Core testing is “nonsense.” Elizabeth Blaine, whose mother Sarah Blaine is former teacher and attorney who writes an education blog, attended the Montclair School Board meeting Monday […]

Bureaucrat Man saves the day again

You may not have realized it, but you are regularly being swindled by your washing machine. That’s right. According to Bureaucrat Man, by using too much energy your washing machine is stealing money from you each month. Of course you already have the option to buy a more energy efficient washing machine to save yourself […]

Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions

An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana. The Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday that it hopes to revive a stalled recovery plan for the animals that was finalized in 2000. The group says having bears in the Selway-Bitterroot […]