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No checkmate, only a stalemate - Politicians battle to a deadly draw

A tattered U.S. flag, Texas
A tattered U.S. flag, Texas
AP Photo/Eric Gay


  • jl 5 years ago

    rise and fall of america
    we are going down fellows

  • classical liberal 5 years ago

    A stalemate is far better than a "checkmate" when it comes to greater statism/collectivism.

    “There are people who think that plunder loses all its immorality as soon as it becomes legal. Personally, I cannot imagine a more alarming situation. “–-Frédéric Bastiat

  • Anonymous 5 years ago

    US is the only country where Algebra is started at age 15 in HS, in majority of public schools, as compared to age 11-12 in the middle school, in the rest of the world, including Mexico to the South.
    It is also a well known fact, in the rest of the world, that 15 is too damn late. This system creates millions of young people deprived of skill of abstract though, and slows down the progress of all the students.
    The rest of the world made this transition before WWII ! As much as I would love to blame the Republicans for it, they seem ti have no say there.. So, where is the smoking gun? Sorry, the teachers unions have been successfully resisting change ( so that ignoramuses can teach in the middle school, people without degrees but with "credentials"), millions of jobs kept at the expense of the country''s competetiveness, with the help of, guess who? the unions and their eternal bed-fellow the Democratic party, and the media

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