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.
My time spent at the Campus Progress National Conference was anything but a welcoming forum to discuss different ideologies.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an e-mail he received from New York University Law Dean Richard Revesz about the controversy surrounding Singaporean law professor Thio Li-ann.
Dr. Thio Li-ann, professor at the National University of Singapore, was invited to teach at New York University Law School this fall. After it was discovered that the Christian professor, while serving as a Singaporean lawmaker in 2007, opposed a repeal of the law proscribing homosexual acts, NYU students and alumni organized to protest her appointment.