Tiffani Harper’s online homework seemed to have a mind of its own. It knew that she learned best by watching videos and detected what topics she struggled to grasp.
By Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO—First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes be a good thing for people seeking top offices against “career politicians” who have become entrenched in the current political system. “I was a physician, and then a U.S. senator, and people […]
Now, let’s mark the anniversary of something that happened AFTER 9/11. On 9/12, as a shaken nation reeled, an old soldier gave a pep talk. Do not let this change you, warned Secretary of State Colin Powell. Do not cower or walk around terrified. “We’re Americans,” he said. “We don’t walk around terrified.” It was […]
Despite his conservative orthodoxy on the campaign trail, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann calls Tim Pawlenty — her state’s former governor and rival for the Republican presidential nomination — a veritable clone of Barack Obama on the issues. Call it war by press release. In an interview with David Gregory on “Meet the Press” a few […]
Whether Rick Perry will jump in the Republican presidential primaries is still not certain, but it looks increasingly likely, and if he does, the colorful three-term Texas governor will have to play up his experience and assure voters that he’s more than a charismatic rabble-rouser with a knack for stating extreme positions. “I think he’s […]