As predicted yesterday in my post about bourgeois Berkeley brats bemoaning tuition hikes, far from being a genuine student upswell, these poor saps are, in fact, being orchestrated by an extensive coalition of neo-communist networks. How wonderful it must be to have a readymade mob of dopey, emotionally driven, undereducated idealists filling the roles anew [...]
No need to drill in Alaska, folks. One of our great untapped natural resources remains the sheer red hot hatred that Gen Xers like me feel towards unrepentant hippies and radical boomers, the people who saddled us with drugs, divorce and fourteen minute guitar solos.
You catch a whiff of this contempt in the comments at [...]
I admit it sounds good. Who doesn’t want to put an end to childhood obesity? We all have a stake in this fight. Obesity rates tripled in the past 30 years, and as a result American children may face a shorter expected lifespan than their parents. So what is the answer?
Michelle Obama’s answer includes a [...]
Has this become the new face of Catholic higher education?
St. Louis University, a Catholic institution, continues on a path designed to made it a laughingstock in the annals of academic freedom, maintaining its ban on yours truly while proclaiming its commitment to intellectual diversity and… academic freedom.
From Inside Higher Ed:
David Horowitz can’t seem to get [...]
WASHINGTON — “I am not an ideologue,” protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable. In 2009, [...]
From Accuracy in Academia:
In Boston, an English professor is trying to sell his class on society’s collective guilt when said students are already believers in personal responsibility. “We must encourage students to access the antagonist class positions of texts in order to demonstrate how the oppositional voices contained in them identify evidence of class struggle,” [...]
Is the Obama Administration courting the Taliban?
According to a New York Times article, Defense Secretary Robert gates said on Friday, January 22, that the Taliban “must be prepared to play a legitimate role” in Afghanistan. Gates went on to say that the Taliban must be prepared to participate in elections, not oppose education and not [...]