Michael Victory column
Michael Victory is a high school business teacher, writer, and host of The Victory Report. He grew up near State College, Pennsylvania, and currently lives with his wife and daughters in the western suburbs of Philadelphia.
April 5, 2013
In Pennsylvania, public schools are mandated to administer the PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment) test, while private schools are not. Results are . . .
June 3, 2012
As witness to a paradigm silently crumbling, I have commissioned myself to educate others, and provide alternative views to the status . . .
February 25, 2012
Storm Clouds The current state of finance continues to change at rapid pace and global economies have slowed to levels significantly less than experienced in . . .
December 10, 2011
Austerity We made it through another week that had all the promise of calamity but ended up delivering more of the same, and more of nothing from . . .
June 4, 2011
My father will be 90 years old in September. His thoughts are still clear, however his mobility has become poor, and around Thanksgiving he fell a few times. He . . .
May 27, 2011
As Quantitative Easing II runs out, the U.S. economy will attempt to stand on its own feet. Organizations that rely on government funding are only beginning to . . .
May 5, 2011
Lowering The Bar Society's ethical compass has been damaged. Is an educational system that no longer nurtures religion liable? Religion in schools doesn't . . .
April 9, 2011
The Corrections Society is bursting with inefficiencies that should have been rooted out by recessions long ago. Today big government and big business share . . .
March 15, 2011
Democrac-archy In an oligarchy, or a government run by only a few, often the wealthy, decisions about education reflect the interests of the wealthy. In a . . .
February 24, 2011
I was recently surprised to read that Stanford, a private university received $1 billion dollars from the federal government in 2010. According to (Stanford, 20 . . .
February 18, 2011
When there isn't enough of X and excess demand exists for X, the price of X rises. The casino aggravates the cycle, and things can get wild when those betting . . .
February 15, 2011
Over the past few weeks the western suburbs of Philadelphia got hit with 24 inches of snow in just a few days. I spent a lot of time shoveling and had much time . . .
December 18, 2010
Does the average person understand what central bankers globally are doing to money? Do they realize the incredibly high rate of inflation about to cause crisis . . .
December 5, 2010
As intellectuals and citizens we might be committed to our society by thinking more critically about our world and key events now occurring in it. According to . . .
October 29, 2010
According to Murphy (2006), Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743 and died in 1826 at the age of 83. I would like to share a few of his thoughts from almost 200 . . .
October 21, 2010
The colonial educational system, inherited by the African countries was not properly modernized to meet the needs of the African people. It also was not . . .
June 15, 2010
I don't think most people get it yet, how quickly the debt snowball is rolling through the wallets of our country, how fast it will gain speed over the next . . .
April 25, 2010
Ask questions, it's the scholarly thing to do. What is Federal Reserve policy? Is our central banking system working? Are you information literate? To . . .
March 30, 2010
The cost of driving has gone up. Have you purchased any tires lately? If you have, maybe you were as shocked as I was. I recently paid $1000 for four tires . . .
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