Yesterday [April 15], 223 years to the day after patriots ratified an end the Revolutionary War, a judge in Wisconsin ruled to reintroduce tyranny in America—this time, from the bench. In a decision that is rocking our nation to its very core, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb determined that a national day of prayer—a tradition as old as the country itself–is unconstitutional.
Monthly Archives For April 2010
Leah Ward Sears is believed to be on President Obama’s short list for the U.S Supreme Court due to the recently announced retirement plans of Justice Stevens. I was invited by my daughter to a reception for Sears, then Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court.
This month academics Tariq Ramadan and Adam Habib, previously banned from the country, returned to visit U.S. soil after the U.S. government waived the original justifications for their exclusion. They had been cast by ivory tower academics, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), among others, as victims of “ideological exclusion” under the Bush Administration.
Yesterday [April 15] a select group of policymakers, government officials, attorneys, and prayer leaders came to FRC to hear Dr. Sam Solomon, a former professor of Islamic Shari’ah law, and Prof. William Wagner of Cooley School of Law in Lansing, Michigan, gave a stirring presentation on the threat imposed by Shari’ah on American public life and our Constitution itself.
‘It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.’
– Ronald Reagan
If you think a couple of hundred bucks might motivate young students to hit the books, you might be in for a big surprise.
In speaking out against the child sex abuse scandal, the Catholic Church definitely hit a nerve this week.
The cultural disconnect between academia and the overall population never ceases to amaze. Yesterday “Pennywise”—the nom de plume for a Humanities professor who composes for The Chronicle of Higher Education—wrote about how much he loves tax day and the redistribution of wealth.
After more than 40 years of male-bashing by feminists from Betty Friedan to Gloria Allred, is there anything left to say on the subject? For some scholars, the answer is absolutely “yes.”
AJC: Although Chile suffered a much stronger earthquake than Haiti, its death toll was much lower due in part to improved infrastructure, and the country was able to recover on its own, instead of relying almost entirely on foreign assistance like Haiti did.