March 26, 2017
Rodney Dangerfield Back to School
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The Left does not perceive what liberty is

March 22, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

To the Left, liberty is “free” healthcare, and “free” day care, and “free”this and “free” that. And, of course freedom is never  having to hear, or even be exposed to,  an opposing view A group of Wellesley College professors recently sent a campus-wide email arguing that bringing controversial speakers to [Read More]

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Education: What’s Wrong With These People?!

March 20, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    These days I find myself often reading the news and saying out loud: “what’s wrong with those people?! Is it something in the water?”  I refer to my distant colleagues, fellow teachers. Are the weekly revelations of bizarre and criminal behavior by teachers around the nation indicative [Read More]

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Education And The Supreme Court

March 13, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    It’s an issue that flies below the radar of most Americans: the effect of the Supreme Court on American education. Consider this from Hillary Clinton during the recent presidential campaign: In short: In a single term, the Supreme Court could demolish pillars of the progressive movement. And as [Read More]

Macalester College magazine
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Macalester College boasts when it should be embarrassed

February 10, 2017 Bookworm 0

Since all my friends are college alums, and all their children are college attendees, their houses are littered with college promotional material. That’s how I got my hands on a magazine called Macalester Today, in which Macalester College boasts about things that, in a normal world, would deeply embarrass it. Macalester, incidentally, [Read More]

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Education: Ask The Real Professionals

January 23, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Here we go again, with an article by David Harsanyi in The Federalist titled: Public School Is Often The Most Destructive Institution In American Life (Yet Democrats demand the status quo). To read the rest, go here…

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Grading The Graders

January 16, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Familiarity breeds contempt, or so the old aphorism goes. Virtually all Americans have had the benefit of a K-12 education at public expense, but unlike exposure to other experiences, an extraordinary number feel having had that experience makes them education experts. They’ve been exposed to teaching, and [Read More]

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And the descent into Leftist Wacko World continues

January 14, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

The University of Washington-Bothell is starting to train librarians to spot, and interrupt the dreaded “Microaggression”. I wonder if the librarians will be issued Brown shirts at the conclusion of their re-education? The University of Washington-Bothell is offering its librarians social justice training to “interrupt acts of oppression,” such as [Read More]

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Deconstructing Shakespeare

January 2, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    As a long-suffering teacher of English, I watch with dismay at what is happening in all too many colleges. When, in the not too distant future, I retire and become a former English teacher, who will replace me? Will they be eager, dedicated young people that believe [Read More]

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College Accountability Through…Testing?!

December 26, 2016 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    I’ve always enjoyed the writing of Victor Davis Hanson. In fact, he encouraged me—not personally—to become a blogger. His work was not my only encouragement, because being a writer, I need to write, but it was a factor. But of course, one need not agree with everything [Read More]

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The holidays just would not be the same without some tolerant leftist tool wishing violent death on White people

December 26, 2016 Doug Hagin 0

Another day, another super “tolerant” Leftist. This time it is George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor of politics and global studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He thinks dead White people would be swell, and yes, he means it. Consider he later tweeted this gem  “To clarify: when the whites were massacred [Read More]

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Imagine if college students stopped being needy and just studied

December 21, 2016 Doug Hagin 0

Apparently more and more students are majoring in Gimme Gimme Gimme! Students at the University of Maryland have released a list of 64 demands in their effort make the campus more amenable to “marginalized student populations.” The project, known as ProtectUMD, is a collaborative effort between 25 student organizations at [Read More]

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What happens when kids are never corrected, or disciplined by parents?

December 17, 2016 Doug Hagin 0

They never grow up, and never learn to accept disagreement. In short, they become Special Snowflakes Students at the University of Wisconsin, Madison are demanding that their school’s administration put members of a conservative club “through intensive diversity training.” An online petition being circulated by the school’s “Student Coalition for [Read More]

Public school is not the place for political indoctrination
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Political proselytizing should not happen in public school

December 14, 2016 Bookworm 0

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, state and local politicians did come and give talks at whichever public school I happened to attend at the time. The politicians’ topics were invariably uplifting things about civic involvement, public service, the great people of San Francisco or California, or similar anodyne, non-partisan [Read More]

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Loyola Professor calls police on police officer

December 11, 2016 Doug Hagin 0

Just when you thought the Pit of Liberal insanity was as deep as it could get…… TRIGGER WARNING! Josh Collins, a sheriff’s sergeant in New Orleans, attends classes at Loyola University when he is not working. This week, one of his professors called the police on Collins himself — apparently [Read More]

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