Liberals … Be Careful What You Wish For

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."

Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1903) … although often attributed to Voltaire

“Anti-Woke” rhetoric has become the centerpiece of conservative politics and given license for subtle, and sometimes not-so-subtle, demonization of and discrimination targeting non-straight (LGBTQ) …

Announcing the 2022 High School Scholarship Essay Contest

Building on the success of our inaugural 2021 Civics Scholarship Essay Contest, and the Bucks Courier Times and Intelligencer are pleased to announce their 2022 scholarship contest.  The contest is open to all seniors attending a high school located in Bucks County.  The contest will again be focused on …

Truth Under Attack

Break Up The Public Education Monopoly

“More money doesn’t make better education.”
Lamar Alexander
Efforts to improve education continue to be dominated by ancillary issues, most politically motivated.  New Hampshire’s gubernatorial race appears be shaping up as no exception.
The seeds for this year’s debate were sown by the supreme court’s December ruling that the state was obligated to …

We Must Have Accountability In Public Education

Public education has quietly become the nation’s largest business, consuming some $413.8 billion each year, nearly 1½ times our expenditures on national defense.  Yet, the “product” being delivered by the 2,500,000 public school teachers employed by this politically powerful industry continues flounder.
National studies have consistently demonstrated the appalling lack of …

Education in America . . . A Crisis of Commitment And Accountability

If, as some experts assert, an educated populace is the backbone of a free and productive society, then American’s future may be in jeopardy!  Despite endless studies by self-professed experts, soaring increases in per pupil expenditures and a continued growth in the percentage of students completing high school, there is …