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College Admissions Scandal Ensnares 52nd Defendant And Counting

September 23, 2019 by

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By Cully Stimson and GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Fifty-two defendants and counting. That’s how many people have been indicted or otherwise charged in the college admissions and testing-bribery scandal. When the story first broke last spring, we wrote that the first round of indictments had to be the tip of the iceberg, because over time, those […]

Young Climate Activists Do Not Speak For Their Generation

September 22, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Democrats recently held a House hearing manned by four young climate alarmism activists. The very title of the hearing is multiply false: “Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Warming Crisis.” These young alarmists are not leading their generation, any more that the old alarmists are leading mine […]

Welcome Back to Prager University

September 15, 2019 by

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Guest Commentary  ~    By Howard Sachs  ~ As millions of our kids trudge off to “blue ribbon” public schools and elite universities, millions of others now happily march toward the free five-minute courses at Prager University (PragerU). If there were a Nobel Prize in Education, Dennis Prager and his co-founder, Allen Estrin, would receive […]

The Bullying Of Conservatives At Colleges Needs To End

September 10, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ Back to school on America’s college campuses can be an exciting time for parents and students alike. But if your college freshman comes home for Thanksgiving break and you no longer recognize the person you dropped off just three months prior, that excitement may turn to shock, […]

Parental Nightmares In Public Schools

August 18, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Public schools are reopening for business across America, meaning it’s time to get back to reading, writing, arithmetic….and revolution. As usual in matters such as these, California is leading the way. On the first day of classes at Denair Middle School near Modesto science teacher Luis Davila Alvarado […]

High School Climate Indoctrination Using AP Environment Textbooks

June 14, 2019 by

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By Lois Kaneshiki ~ Jordan Peterson, a worldwide pop-culture self-help phenomenon and University of Toronto psychology professor, has repeatedly warned that “Liberal colleges aren’t about education; they’re about political activism.” It is widely believed and experienced by conservatives that our universities are doing more to indoctrinate our students than truly educate. What many people do […]

Please Don’t Forget Memorial Day’s Meaning

May 27, 2019 by

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By Steven Bucci ~ America has undergone a lot of maturing between the Vietnam War and the conflicts of the 21st century. I know, I wore a uniform during both periods. On Memorial Day, let’s not regress in that maturity. When I was still a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, I […]

New Jersey Parents To Rally Against LGBT Education Law

April 26, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ A rally this weekend will give New Jersey parents an opportunity to oppose a new state law requiring public schools to teach children about the “political, economic, and social contributions” of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. The new law also requires schools to stress such contributions made by disabled […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Debt ‘Cancellation’ Plan Would Make College More Expensive, Not Less

April 24, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Elizabeth Warren wants free college for every American. But what the Massachusetts senator doesn’t seem to realize is just how much more costly college would get if her “free” proposal passed. Shortly after Valentine’s Day in 1987, Education Secretary William J. Bennett wrote a now-famous op-ed in The New York Times […]

Do You Really Understand How Shale Gas Companies Drill Horizontally?

April 4, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Admit it, you have no clue. Of course we have all seen the diagrams of Shale Gas Wells with the pipe going vertically down into the ground and then turning a right angle to proceed horizontally where the well will be hydraulically fractured (not Fracked). How is that possible? Can […]

Feds Push Climate Alarmism To Our Children

March 23, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ As our children skip school to chant climate alarmist slogans, you may wonder “Where do they get this stuff?” Of course they get some of it from their teachers, but these teachers get a lot of it via the U.S. Federal Government. The sad fact is that a number of […]

Trump’s Executive Order To Colleges: Protect Free Speech Or Risk Billions In Federal Grants

March 22, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Polly Olson, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, last year handed out homemade Valentine cards on her campus with Christian messages until college officials told her she was restricted to a “free speech zone.” On Thursday, Olson told her story at the White House before President Donald Trump signed an […]

FBI Exposes Wealthy Parents Rigging College For Kids. But It Was Always Rigged.

March 13, 2019 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ The FBI dropped a new bombshell on Tuesday, and this time the scandal is Russian-free. Dozens of wealthy parents, including notable celebrities, were charged in a college admissions scandal and accused of paying a total of $25 million in payments to cheat their children into school. According to Politico, “parents […]

Jeans Banned As Culturally Offensive

October 13, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Then ban all jeans on campus, and not just at the fancy dress parties: Fancy dress parties are fast becoming a minefield for students, with the archetypal cowboy outfit the latest to be deemed offensive. The University of Kent’s student union has included cattle ranchers and wranglers, with their Stetsons, jeans […]

Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History

October 5, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ In America, we celebrate democracy and are justifiably proud that this nation was founded on the idea that the people should rule. That’s why it is so important that Americans be informed about their government. They are partakers in it. In fact, they control it. Under tyrannical systems, it matters little […]

Taking Vows — and Meaning It

September 30, 2018 by

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The divorce rate is way down and Millennials should get a lot of the credit. By Michael Swartz  ~   Say what you will about the Millennials — and we have — they seem to have at least one redeeming quality: Once they get married, they have been (so far) staying that way. This is according to University […]

Teaching The Teachers The Communist Manifesto At Radford

September 5, 2018 by

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By Lars Hagen ~  Roanoke Times, 9-3-2018, ½-Pg 7: Our plantation economy By a professor at Radford University teaching teachers https://www.roanoke.com/opinion/commentary/langrehr-our-plantation-economy/article_bf91e736-964d-54cc-9710-146c4d664a83.html – – Based on today’s economic recovery vs Obama’s 8-years of economic malaise, if we have a ‘plantation economy’ then clearly, for 8-years, Obama was ‘the Uncle Tom” of the plantation. http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2018/09/celebrate-trumps-us-labor-day-results.html – The author’s extension of Marx’s […]

Manafort and Cohen + A Needless Tragedy

August 26, 2018 by

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By Gary Bauer ~  By now you have heard about the verdict against Paul Manafort and the guilty plea by Michael Cohen. Big Media is in full lynch-mob mode. Here’s what you need to know: With an unlimited budget, a team of aggressive, pro-Hillary lawyers and a grand jury drawn from a city that voted 76% for […]

GENERATION KNOW-NOTHING

August 19, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~    We are deliberately creating a generation of opinionated know-nothings:  Announcing the Future of Education strategy, acting school improvement director Kris Willis said it was “time for change” … “Facts and figures once held as paramount in classrooms, and knowing facts and figures, is no longer relevant in today’s society,” he […]

Education Australia – How A Monoversity Tried To Shut Up Bettina Arndt

August 2, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Our Australian universities are really monoversities –  enemies of intellectual diversity:   Administrators at Melbourne’s La Trobe University have done an about-face on a decision to block sex therapist Bettina Arndt from addressing a student Liberal Club event, but have told the club it will have to pay for extra security… La […]

Justice Department Weighs In To Protect Free Speech On Campus

July 26, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Christopher Baldacci ~ In the face of Orwellian speech codes on campus—and with the help of advocacy groups like Speech First Inc.—college students have been fighting to defend their First Amendment right to free speech. Now, they can count the Justice Department as one of their strongest allies. Earlier this year, […]

University For Ecological Goddesses

July 7, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Not often can one safely predict that the next generation will be more brainless and useless than the last: The Portland State University Women’s Studies department will offer a course next semester exploring “ecological feminist spirituality” and the potential for an “ecological revolution.” “Ecofeminist Spirituality” is a senior-level course taught by […]

The Academics Who Prove We Need Western Civilisation

July 4, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Academics opposing a grant to teach Western civilisation at Sydney University show why it’s actually needed. Kevin Donnelly: The most recent attack by Sydney University’s National Tertiary Education Union — condemning the proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation for pro­moting a “triumphalist and selective vision of European […]

Blainey: ANU Hides Behind “Academic Autonomy”

June 24, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ I’ve never heard Geoffrey Blainey – our greatest historian – as angry as he is in damning the Australian National University for rejecting a $2 million donation to teach Western civilisation:  [ANU vice-chancellor Brian] Schmidt has…relied almost solely on the argument that the university must be autonomous… Academic autonomy, while important, […]