Culture

In the Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for the Founding Fathers

The Daily Signal by Jarrett Stepman It is sometimes astounding the kind of foresight the Founding Fathers had in protecting future generations from tyranny. The current international push to criminalize free speech in the name of various social movements should make us thankful that we have the First Amendment. Most [Read More]

Higher Education College Graduates Academia
Education

Fight academia’s obsession with race, sex, and sexual orientation

Edward Blum understands America’s promise and, to that end, he is fighting hard against academia’s obsession with race, sex, and sexual orientation. One of my Little Bookworms is applying for college. Since this Little Bookworm is open-minded about majors, school size, and geographic location, we’re applying to a lot of [Read More]

Macalester College magazine
Education

Macalester College boasts when it should be embarrassed

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]

Politics

The Bookworm Beat 10/21/16 — the “politics as usual” edition and open thread

The American media suddenly discovers antisemitism in America. You know it’s not a coincidence when several mainstream media outlets that every non-conservative Jew reads suddenly announce that Donald Trump’s supporters are crazed antisemites. These are, of course, the same media outlets that have been silent for years about the antisemitism at [Read More]