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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - John E. Peterson
NCAA champion Max Homa beat Max Orrin 5 and 3 and the United States won the first six singles matches Saturday in the Walker Cup to take an 8-4 lead over Britain and Ireland at historic National Golf Links of America.
Colonial member Ryan Palmer shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to match the first-round record at Hogan's Alley and take a one-stroke lead over John Rollins.
Sunday's final round of the 2013 Masters Tournament will see co-leaders Angel Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker go off at 2:40 p.m.
Sixteen players have won major championships since Tiger Woods got his last one.
Notable pairings include Tiger Woods with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy at 10:45 a.m., and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson with Ian Poulter and Steven Fox at 10:34.
Ernie Els suggested that playing in the Frys.com Open last year helped him achieve a major victory this year. He's hoping it can happen again.
Students in the Denver Public Schools need to know reading, writing and 'rithmetic, but what about the fourth "r" — revolution?
Michael Thompson settled for second place five years ago at The Olympic Club in the U.S. Amateur.
Ernie Els hasn't won a major championship in 10 years.
Two tournaments came down to the last hole and produced emotions as different as the tours themselves.
"I think our job is not to challenge the dominant culture, but to prepare students for college or the military or the workforce, and be productive citizens," Mr. Peterson said.
John Peterson, an East High School social studies teacher, said he didn't think spurring students to buck power fell under his job description.