An important revelation from author Edward Klein is the name of the Obama ally who allegedly offered a $150,000 bribe to Obama pastor Jeremiah Wright to be quiet until after the 2008 election. Klein named him as Dr. Eric Whitaker, executive vice president and associate dean at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Monthly Archives For May 2012
In his new book, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas, author Jonah Goldberg delivers a more full-throated defense of Catholicism than students are likely to get in many Jesuit universities.
While the academic world is overwhelmingly either non-profit or attached to state and local governments, left-leaning academics are warning of the danger of the relatively tiny for-profit sector in higher education.
“A ‘social justice bill of rights’ might begin, ‘Government must provide…” a home, car, job, French bulldog puppy, whatever.”—Jonah Goldberg , The Tyranny of Cliché`s.
Dr. Sebastian L. v. Gorka, a member of the faculty of the College of International Security Affairs at the National Defense University, said on Tuesday that the Obama Administration is rapidly revising federal counter-terrorism training materials in order to eliminate references to Jihad and Islam.
The Heritage Foundation invited Army Reserve engineer Colonel Kerry Kachejian to speak about his book, SUVs Suck in Combat, and his military service in Iraq.
Is Georgetown reacting to the crisis over U. S. health care regulations that affect religious schools or stimulating it? Find out in the June issue of AIA’s Campus Report newsletter.
Biased Campuses & Free Pizza
How biased are the campuses?
A debate between
John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
Mal Kline, Executive Director, Accuracy in Academia (AIA)
June 14, 2012
The Van Andel Center
The Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, D. C.
The event is free for all Capitol Hill and Washington, D. C. –area interns but please R. S. V. P. firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202)364-3085 so that we can get a head count for food..
This event is part of The Frank A. Fusco Conservative University Lecture Series this year, made possible by a generous grant from The Frank A. Fusco and Nelly Goletti Fusco Foundation.
“So the question is, Can the ideas stand on their own merit regardless of who said them? It could be Kaczynski, it could be Mother Teresa, it could be Mr. Anonymous—the ideas are what they are, and the arguments are what they are. So I think from a rational standpoint we should say we can treat the ideas in abstraction from the circumstances in which they appear.”—David F. Skrbina, a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Michigan
“Unfortunately, the idea that a small, enlightened elite should guide the ignorant people to what is good for them, even at the cost of misleading them, has become more prevalent in America.”—Luigi Zingales, a professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the University of Chicago.