December 12, 2017
Race Relations

Justine Damond: Political Allegiance

July 25, 2017 1willford 1

By: Mike McDaniel   I’m only upset because I didn’t think of it. Several of these signs were posted, professionally, around the Twin Cities. I suspect they’ve been taken down already by embarrassed authorities, and will almost certainly be, ever after, valuable collector’s items. They’re clever, hilarious, and tragic, not only [Read More]

Education

Testing Tyranny, Part 4

July 9, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    In the first three installments of this series (available here, here and here), I explained some of the many negative effects of mandatory, high-stakes testing.  In this article, I’ll focus on the history of this testing craze and explain why testing has very little to do with education. In [Read More]

Race Relations

Diversity will be the death of America, yes, literally

October 9, 2016 Doug Hagin 1

What happens when diversity and equality supplant common sense? On Wednesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the “Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement” report, which highlights hiring practices in the law enforcement community. In the report. the DOJ discusses problems associated with diversifying police forces, claiming racial diversity is more important than [Read More]