While many in the mainstream press wasted no time in blaming conservatives for creating a climate of incivility that led to the tragedy in Tucson, a leading academic, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau also stepped up to the plate several days after the event to blame what he called the “climate” of speech in Arizona for the shooting.
Monthly Archives For January 2011
Overlooking a student government president’s citizenship status because he is on the right side of an amnesty bill for illegal aliens.
One of the biggest expenditures in many state budgets is educational bureaucracies.
The latest teaching tool to show up in America’s classrooms is the Apple iPad, a product that many educators seem to view as the magic potion that will ignite a lifetime of learning for our nation’s students.
“Pragmatism is the magic word to describe what liberals want, but do not want to argue for.”— University of Virginia professor of politics James W. Ceaser
October’s East Asian Summit, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, offered hope of a peaceful integration of the rising Chinese hegemony into Southeast Asia’s governing community.
The venerable James Buckley addressed a group of roughly 60 attendees at the Heritage Foundation last week.
Taxing the oil industry and refusing access to important U.S. shale reserves would drive up both the Federal government’s debt and the U.S. unemployment rate, according to Kyle Isakower of the American Petroleum Institute.
In their search for villains, media elites, not to mention political ones, frequently overlook genuine malefactors.
A team of academics just discovered what political pros have known for years: Negative advertising works.