For those of you following along, the surgery went fine.
From a quick read, what I gather is that his new bill would require students in unaccredited school situations (read: home-school) to be tested on an annual basis at the parents’ expense in order to ensure adequate progress is being made. If not, parents can be required to enroll their students in a public school.
I don’t really have a lot to add, but if this is something you’ve ever heard debates about it’s worth looking at his posts.
I’m not exactly thrilled about McCain taking the Republican nomination, either. Huckabee still has a shot, but his policies don’t seem well defined if even existent and I’m not sure what he’s got going for him other than a good personality and some Baptist fire.
Obama makes good speeches. Inspiring speeches. I don’t agree with all his policies, but with all his campaign’s focus on hope he manages to generate some. I’d like to have hope. I’d like to believe Obama can bring the change America needs.
With politicians, it’s always safe to be skeptical. Then when things go wrong later, you won’t be disappointed.