A group of rogue US soldiers that referred to themselves as a “kill team” allegedly killed innocent civilians in Afghanistan and then posed for photographs with their victims. The US Army has now apologized for the incident after the German magazine SPIEGEL published several images from the “kill team” in its new issue on March 21, 2011.
A very unscientific Google search for ‘government education grants’ yields over 4,000,000 hits. There are all manner of scholarships, grants, and loans available for every conceivable category of person, with the possible exception of politically conservative religious white heterosexual males. There is no room on college campuses for hate-filled superstitious racist homophobes. Not unless they [...]
Like many Americans, I am a sucker for technology in education. I even won the Texas State Technology Teacher of the Year Award in 1995 for my efforts integrating technology into the classroom. But technology is no substitute for good teaching. There is no magical computer-to-student ratio that will guarantee student success. Throwing money at schools to [...]
Barack Obama is the nation’s first-ever Affirmative Action President. It should come as no surprise that President Obama’s pick for Attorney General, Eric Holder, would dispense Affirmative Justice. Affirmative Action, simply put, seeks to correct past negative discrimination with positive discrimination. Call it “racial preference,” “employment equity,” “smiley-face discrimination,” or whatever, but Affirmative Action is basically a [...]
One of the more comforting aspects of the major religions is the belief that there is justice in the hereafter and the wicked are ultimately punished. One of the reasons why so many people are willing to risk everything to come to the United States is the belief that we have a system of justice that is fair [...]
David Aikman of Townhall.com posted a 1-minute podcast commentary today that should be of great interest to conservative moms and dads out there – “Alinsky: In Your Child’s Classroom?“ According to Aikman, . . . the nation’s largest teacher organization, the National Education Association, has sent an email to all its teacher members advising them [...]
I went to high school in the 70′s, and spent many a night at my friend’s apartment watching Monty Python’s Flying Circus on “late night” PBS. Many of their skits and movies are comedy classics – The Parrot Sketch, The Cheese Shop Sketch, Argument Clinic, plus many others. But one sketch in particular – The [...]
Hugh Hewitt interviewed Senate minority leader John Boehner a few days ago, and could not get Boehner to commit to a rapid legislative agenda to repeal and reverse the democrat’s leftist legislative cramdown after the midterms in November. Boehner hemmed and hawed, sounding every bit like the establishment inside-the-beltway career politicians that got us into [...]