Friday, 20 June 2008

In Passing

“Do public schools no longer teach critical thinking skills?”

The Anchoress reads the comments to a Washington Post piece and wonders.

Meanwhile, the president of the American Federation of Teachers writes a letter to The Wall Street Journal:

The idea that we could build 25% more bridges and roads by scrapping Davis-Bacon is ludicrous, especially in light of the spectacular example of the $2.4 billion Wilson Bridge renovation project in the Washington, D.C., area, which came in on time, on budget, and paid the workers prevailing wages.[1]

Doesn’t appear they know much about logic, either.

[1] Wall Street Journal: June 19, 2008: Letters To the Editor: “Davis-Bacon Helps Workers, Society With Higher Wages” by Edward J. McElroy

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