The scholarships cost federal taxpayers about $15 million, and don’t divert any funding from other students in D.C. public schools. Renewing the program should be a no-brainer.
Let’s hope federal policymakers act quickly - and show they’ve learned their lesson.
Ed Feulner is president of the Heritage Foundation.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
By Susan Crabtree - The Washington Times
President Obama forgot to return the salute of a U.S. Marine while boarding Marine One Friday morning, then came back out to shake the Marine’s hand, according to a tweet by CBS News’ Mark Knoller.
By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times
House Republicans who are critical of the federal health care law have written to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield, to ask if President Obama’s top health official tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.