Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to an op-ed article in today’s New York Times by Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig.
Monthly Archives For April 2010
One of the most interesting sideshows of the healthcare debate was the dustup between the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops—which opposed enactment because the law subsidizes abortions—and the Catholic Health Association (CHA), which lobbied tirelessly for enactment, claiming that the law does not violate Catholic teaching on abortion.
Those politicians and pedagogues who agitate for slavery reparations in the United States should consider what would happen if the descendants of slaves around the world sought the same from the countries in which their ancestors were enslaved.
AJC: Congressman Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.), Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee and member of the House Financial Services Committee, was among the invited speakers at Tuesday’s Bloggers Briefing held weekly at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
The White House is having a competition to give out awards to educators to promote its race to the top program. Maybe they should open it up to College financial aid offices and development officers.
The Tea Party Movement apparently has profs at Brandeis University so upset that they decided to hold a seminar about the movement under the heading of New Right-Wing Radicalism, A Transatlantic Perspective complete with swastikas on posters promoting the event.
Academics like to connect their academic freedom to democracy’s survival but decade after decade they become enamored of dictators, from Josef Stalin to Fidel Castro. In some scholarly circles, the latest boy toy is Venezuelan strong man Hugo Chavez.
AJC: Although its military is spread far and wide around the globe, United States officials devote hardly any attention to America’s closest neighbors in Latin America.
Unfortunately for public school teachers, it looks like the people in charge of giving us the New Math may have been applying some of that product to the pension funds for educators in government schools.
The 2010 Congressional Pig Book, released by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) is out, and it exposes the considerable pork given to academia.