President Obama doesn’t just have plans to reform American policies on health care, national security, and international relations—he also has great plans for education reform, including lengthening both school days and school years.
Marc Lamont Hill is being presented to the FNC viewing audience on a regular basis as just “a Columbia University professor” with expertise on a wide range of domestic and foreign policy issues.
His background shows why Columbia would lure hime away from Temple, but why would the “fair and balanced” network want him?
About three years ago, when antiwar panels and antiwar sloganeering were the order of the day at my college, I predicted such impassioned protests would end—not when American military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan was terminated—but when a Democrat, and preferably one on the social left, became president.
Revolutionaries and totalitarians
always try to erase the people’s
link to the past. Hitler discontinued the teaching of Latin in the
Novak was to journalism
what Ty Cobb was to baseball. Just as Ty Cobb mastered the skills of
hitting and base-running like no one else ever did, Robert Novak mastered
the skills of investigative journalism.
Was the Inquisition court that condemned the
Italian physicist and astronomer Galileo wrong? The answer is complex
rather than a simple “yes” or “no.”
It contains more useful information
than any journalism textbook we have seen but don’t expect legendary
reporter Robert Novak’s memoirs to become required reading in
communications classes anytime soon.
A state Freedom of Information Act request for official information on the foreign travel of University of Illinois Professor Bill Ayers has disclosed trips to Taiwan, Germany, and Amsterdam for “educational” purposes over the last several years, but nothing to Venezuela, which is where we know that he was in 2006, propagandizing for Hugo Chavez.
A reader with some background on the subject offers a few insights.