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The “hot” new college major? Religious Studies. “You want to major in what?” Such is the anguished cry of parents, who, having scraped together their last dollar for college tuition learn that their child has decided to devote herself not [...]
Mary Beth Chapman (wife of Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman) on her lifelong feud with the Creator.
TNR gives a negative review of Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities. You can read about and browse inside the book here.
MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Thinks You Hate America. In Straight Talk, written in 2005, Schultz bemoans the influence of Bush-brand neoconservatism and, confronting arguments that administration critics were abrogating their patriotic duties, stressed that “All Americans want what is best for [...]
The Obama Heyday Is Over Barack Obama hit the campaign trail this week to resurrect some of that hopey-changey stuff and to complain that his critics talk about him “like a dog.” Turns out the president wasn’t, in fact, referring [...]
Jeff Goldstein hits the proverbial nail on the head. Here’s my most candid admission: I don’t care if Constitutionalists / classical liberals / fiscal conservatives lose the next 10 elections — provided they stick to their principles. The media and [...]
Good advice. Appreciating the Plain Fact of Human Sorrow.
Two more good articles at Reason today. The Tea Party and the Value of Craziness by Steve Chapman here. Throwing the Bums Out Is Harder Than It Looks by Katherine Mangu-Ward here.
John Stossel: Money Is Not What Schools Need. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently claimed: “Districts around the country have literally been cutting for five, six, seven years in a row. And, many of them, you know, are through, you [...]
Patrick Poole: Al-Qaeda on Capitol Hill. When a report challenging our national security policy of ignoring Islamic supremacism through Islamic law, “Shariah: The Threat to America,” was released during a Capitol Hill press conference on Wednesday (disclosure: I was one [...]