Americans United for Separation of Church and State has joined 52 educational, religious and public policy groups in calling on Congress not to divert millions to religious and other private schools in the District of Columbia.
It’s an article of faith among school voucher proponents that if we move toward a privatized system of education, competition will spur the creation of excellent schools. How’s that working out in Florida?
I’ve had occasion to hear followers of the Tea Party speak at Religious Right gatherings. To put it mildly, they seem to be very perturbed over government spending. They claim they want lower taxes, less spending and smaller government.