“In the surreal world of student loans, the brilliant student completing an electrical engineering degree at M.I.T. pays the same interest rate as the student majoring in ethnic studies at a state university who has a GPA below 2.0.”—Ohio University economist Richard Vedder
Monthly Archives For July 2012
Dr. Thomas Henriksen, in his book America and the Rogue States, explains the emergence of these terrorist states and how the U.S. should deal with them.
According to a recent Special Report from Accuracy in Media’s Center for Investigative Journalism and Accuracy in Academia, PBS’s spending and bloated budget have ballooned to upwards of $450 million.
Read highlights of the debate between American Association of University Professors member John K. Wilson and Accuracy in Academia executive director Mal Kline.
Edward Conard, in his book Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About The Economy Is A Lie, discusses America’s swift economic growth over the years and how this is a good thing.
As Dominic Tierney, an associate professor at Swathmore, puts it, it is now up to the U.S. to see and deal with China as a small Lilliputian threat through a giant “Brobdingnagian lens.”
“No child who goes to these schools should get through them without being humiliated.”—Charles Murray on the state of higher education in remarks at the Fordham Institute, June 26, 2012.
Phill Brooks is a revered figure in the Missouri press corps who probably knows every nook and cranny of the State House from his four decades covering it. Nonetheless, when Republicans in the assembly placed a bust of Rush Limbaugh in the Capitol, it gave Brooks a chance to opine on a national story, and he added to the inaccuracies that marked press coverage of the controversy.
As the upcoming fall elections approach, much of the noise and criticism of Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and his hearings on the growing threat of Muslim radicalization have died down as the media has moved on to other news.