Monthly Archives: August 2009

New admission test for the politically connected: Spell “U of I”

Kudos to Governor Quinn for calling for the resignation of the U of I trustees over the admission of under-qualified applicants who were politically connected.  It’s good to see him addressing the first part of the issue in a timely … Continue reading

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Cash for Clueless, er — Clunkers

Let’s set aside the health care reform debate for a moment — it’s horrendously complex with multiple constituencies, conflicting goals, and major philosophical disagreements. Let’s look instead at something simple — with minimal variables and little debate between the two … Continue reading

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