The secularization of Christmas is nothing new. Christianity Today in 2002 reported that in the Vietnamese province of Dak Lak, children’s choirs were forbidden to sing “Silent Night.” From 1969 to 1997, Christmas was banned in Cuba
It turns out that the gatecrasher who partied at the White House may have had ties to not only the Obamas but also to a professor whom AIA has covered.
Without my kind of energy, you’d need a whole lot more of this flight attendant’s kind of energy to create the “old fashioned” Thanksgiving that so many of us picture when we think of the nationwide holiday.
Feast and football. That’s what many of us think about at Thanksgiving. Most people identify the origin of the holiday with the Pilgrims’ first bountiful harvest. But few understand how the Pilgrims actually solved their chronic food shortages.
The Elizabethtown College faculty recently voted to endorse (and presumably to implement) a 19-page document titled “Embracing Inclusive Excellence: A Five-Year Plan for Strengthening Campus Diversity.”
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the confirmation hearing of Georgetown law professor Chai Feldblum, nominated to join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Robert W. McChesney, the socialist professor whose Free Press organization is leading the charge for the $50 billion “progressive” transformation of the media, hosts a one-sided, tax-supported radio program sponsored by the University of Illinois that could serve as a model for the “New Public Media” the group has envisioned for America.
Jim Gilchrest, founder of the group, The Minuteman Project, will speak at University of Nevada at Reno.
Disgraced New York Times reporter Jayson Blair emerged from media exile here last Friday courtesy of Washington and Lee University.
Last Friday disgraced former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair spoke to students at Washington and Lee University’s Journalism Ethics Institute on the subject of “Lessons Learned”.