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The Indoctrination Of Academia And Another Poignant Reminder

by Rick Olson November 16, 2013

“The very power of [textbook writers] depends on the fact that they are dealing with a boy: a boy who thinks he is ‘doing’ his ‘English prep’ and has no notion that ethics, theology, and politics are all at stake. It is not a theory they put into his mind, but an assumption, which ten […]

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Disarming America, Moving Toward Tyranny?

by Rick Olson January 7, 2013

“People love conspiracy theories.” —Neil Armstrong Not so much. Yes…The internet is awash with all sorts of conspiracy theories that spin tales of how the government is going to disarm the populace and tyranny shall rule the day. A considerable amount of what is out there amount to no more than “Tin-foiled hat-wearing” doomsayers who probably […]

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What is it with Professors Believing they are Arrogant Kings of their Classrooms?

by Skip August 31, 2012

Professors – what is it that convinces them that just because they are smart in their small “micro-field”, that expertise automatically  transfers to them the right to supercede the Rule of Law?  I’ve already had one run-in with a local professor: Bad laws are required to be broken by people of conscience and my conscience […]

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If s/he does want to be referred to as a “he” or a “she”, is this a case of too much watching of “The Munsters”?

by Skip July 6, 2012

Is this the point at which the LGBT<XYZ> movement jumps the shark?  From The Corner (Mark Steyn): George Leef over at NRO’s PhiBetaCons had a teasing link to this exciting news earlier today: Harvard has appointed Vanidy “Van” Bailey as the College’s first permanent director of bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer student life. Bailey, […]

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