Thought to be a relic of the 1980’s, the ironically named Fairness Doctrine that enabled the federal government to muzzle conservative voices on the airwaves may soon come back with a vengeance.
Articles By: Bethany Stotts
The new art exhibit, “Unembedded”—a photojournalists’ account of the Iraq War—has been featured at several prestigious universities amid widespread applause as to its self-described “nuanced view of the civilian instability.”
Contrary to popular opinion, the current debt crisis has little to do with the Iraq War so much as profligate congressional spending.
Many public schoools have begun incorporating mental health screening tests into their curriculum, and may soon be analyzing family circumstances as a factor influencing low school performance under the No Child Left Behind requirements.
At the inception of the Department of Homeland Security, the DHS was presented with what national security specialist and Vice President of the Center for National Policy (CNP) Scott Bates termed a “herculean task,” the duty to synthesize a “pandemic of plans” into a cohesive, comprehensive national security strategy.
Some human rights advocacy groups, such as the radical Human Rights First—a civil rights organization which filed amicus briefs on behalf of alleged dirty bomb builder, Jose Padilla—view the ‘broadly written’ provisions of the Patriot and REAL ID acts as discriminatory toward refugees, who can now be more easily refused access to the United States.
In the midst of concerns about low foreign safety standards among products from developing countries such as China, India, and Mexico, the Bush Administration has decided to implement a year-long pilot program that allows the Mexican trucking industry to permeate the United States.
The numerous problems with the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) have sparked criticism from both liberal and conservative policymakers. Even though increased funding has not translated into educational gains, special interest groups continue to push for increased expenditures.
The federal bureaucratic expansion has made some conservatives nervous that the welfare state will irreversibly centralize government into small department kingdoms, headed by unelected bureaucratic kingpins.
Miriam Grossman, M.D., author of Unprotected, is fed up with the politically correct expectations of psychiatry, which have led her to avoid discussing the psychological ramifications of faith, promiscuity, abortion, and infertility with her patients at UCLA.