So I bought a domain two years ago, birminghamseoexperts.com, that I hoped to rank for the term “Birmingham SEO.” I optimized the content and did some comment link building (mostly nofollows of course) but never could get above the 4th page or so of results. Then I kind of broke it and then forgot about … [Read more…]
Something dawned on me while I was reading about the failure of standardized testing to improve the quality of public education. Testing is an attempt to use means other than the market to perform a market role. Think about it. How does the market ensure quality? It puts producers in competition with each other in … [Read more…]
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In a Firedoglake article on corporatism the author quotes FDR: Liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. This is a classic misunderstanding. People seem to think that the public and private sectors are at … [Read more…]
Mortimer Jordan High School principal Barbara Snider quoted in the North Jefferson News: “It certainly seems like it would be a boom to Alabama to have charter schools and the good things that come with them,” she said. Yes, a big boom indeed.
I just love these guys. “It would be easy to blame the restaurant owners. What is with these people and why can’t they at least have a clean restroom? But reacting this way would be unjust. The hidden hand behind this unsanitary calamity is the US government.”
“…but at the moment when most folks are settling into a political philosophy, their minds are well disposed toward Rand’s ovaries-to-the-wall rhetorical style.” Rand Brings Converts, the Hate Ovaries to the wall. That is awesome.