Monthly Archives: November 2000

The Gift of English in New York

During recent weeks, we have seen both national candidates and their party supporters do their utmost to claim the right to preside over what will likely be a politically crippled Presidency, a deadlocked Congress, and perhaps now even an economic … Continue reading

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Dimpled Chads vs. English

Any individual seeking political office must take positions on dozens, even hundreds of issues upon which he has no deep knowledge or strong convictions. The true measure of a leader is best understood by examining those one or two issues … Continue reading

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San Francisco vs. Texas on English

As is well known, San Francisco is perhaps the most leftwing major city in America, with nearly all of its endless political battles being fought between different factions of very “progressive” Democrats and too few local Republicans or conservatives to … Continue reading

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Another English Landslide in Arizona

While Americans from sea to sea followed the see-sawing Presidential vote-totals and electoral counts, our Prop. 203 won a huge landslide in land- locked Arizona, capturing 63% of the vote. This twenty-six point margin of victory was further underscored by … Continue reading

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San Francisco vs. English

Earlier this week, the San Francisco Examiner carried a front-page story on the continuing efforts of the San Francisco Unified school district to avoid testing their potentially low- scoring immigrant students. San Francisco is now the only remaining school district … Continue reading

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