Day: January 7, 2018

Education could learn a lot from manufacturing

Once again, it goes back to measurement – surprise, surprise (after the jump): SHOT: We need more diversity because MORE ADMINISTRATION!!!! Read through the official DEI materials and you soon feel overwhelmed by inspiring platitudes and glossy pictures of smiling minorities. As I noted in an earlier Michigan Review article, the administration has a nasty …

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This is what happens when you let SJWs get into Engineering management

The problem is that I doubt this is an isolated incident: If you are thinking of building a bridge, be careful if your engineer went to Purdue University. Donna Riley, the head of the engineering department at Purdue, has put the world on notice that “rigor” is a dirty word. In an article for Engineering …

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So, is Trump doing for African-Americans what Obama couldn’t do?

SHOT:  Trump,  during the campaign trail, asking black to vote for him “What the hell do you have to lose?” (e.g., what have the Democrats done for you lately?) CHASER: The alleged “Racist!” President has delivered for the black community Black unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest ever recorded by the U.S. …

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Nashua Rep Jan Schmidt Lies About and Defends, Assault of Citizen by Fellow Dem

On Friday, a Letter to the Editor appeared in the Concord Monitor that explains why New Hampshire Representative Katherine Rogers (D-Concord) should resign after pleading guilty to assaulting a citizen. A majority of Granite Staters, including Democrats, believe Rogers should resign. New Hampshire House Representative Jan Schmidt (D-Nashua) decided to comment on the LTE and …

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After Trump Recognizes Jerusalem Arabs Suddenly Like Ramallah For Palestinian Capital

The Saudis are proposing that the Jerusalem suburb of Abu Dis become the capital of a future Palestinian state. The Egyptians are wondering aloud what the difference is between Jerusalem and Ramallah. Interesting times. https://t.co/76kToCaswm — Avi Mayer (@AviMayer) January 6, 2018 In case you wondered why the “Arab Street” didn’t really give a damn. …

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Liberal ‘Experts’ Discover State’s Rights In That Constitution Thingy (When It Suits Them)

Not that long ago, opposition to the devolution of power from the states and the people to the ruling class in the Nation’s Capital was racist, among other things. And if you wanted to use your first amendment right of association to pursue such ideas the IRS might sweat you like a drug smuggler caught at Turkish customs. …

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The media’s revulsion over presidential attempts to influence criminal investigations

We see, yet again, the selective nature of liberal outrage. As we have recounted (see, e.g., here), in April 2016, when the Clinton-emails investigation was in full swing but before it was anywhere close to completion, President Obama gave a nationally televised interview in which he made clear that he did not want criminal charges …

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