Who says America doesn’t have a bright future? We just have to put our minds to it. Like these minds at the — now 22! — Success Academy charter schools. I remember when my amazingly generous, praise-shy friend Joel Greenblatt funded the very first one just a few years ago. Here are the results. But that one-minute video (the first link, above) pretty much says it all.
Have a VERY merry Christmas . . . (I’m not religious, but I do believe in Santa Claus) . . . and then go see Her. The one about the guy who falls in love with the operating system of his computer. Whoa! (Do not bring the kids.)
Quote of the Day
Follow a tip from a company's president and you will lose half your money. Get a tip from the chairman and you'll lose all of it.~Bennett Goodspeed (The Tao Jones Averages) quoting a canny Scot.
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