We pay a high price for ignorance in this country – I have often wondered if we could “afford the note”. Now I surmise that we can’t even afford the interest.
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US elected officials scored abysmally on a test measuring their civic knowledge, with an average grade of just 44 percent, the group that organized the exam said Thursday.
– Full Story here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081120/od_afp/ushistoryeducationoffbeat
Perhaps one of the reasons why so many of our legislators are eager to change much about the basic foundation of our country is that – They know so little about it ! – Apparently, they know little about how precious our liberties and rights are.
Heck, it seems that many that run our government don’t have the slightest appreciation for just how unique the