The opposition party in Congress is concerned with the top choice of the majority party to head the fairly independent congressional research arm, the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Their qualms are not unfounded.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
Republicans who decry academic biases against the Grand Old Party may, in turn, be suffering from misinformation about their own party’s political history, particularly when they lionize the ultimate “Big Government Conservative”—Teddy Roosevelt.
The president may not like Winston Churchill’s bust glowering at him in the White House but given the manner in which the health care bill that he just signed treats abstinence education, the Obama Administration might approve of the way the British National Health Service (NHS) handles sex ed.
For years I have been telling congressional staffers that they have it within their power to bring balance to institutions of higher learning. All they have to do is cut federal spending on education.
It’s probably a natural for the two institutions in which bias is most marked and documented—the media and academia—to come together in a time of stress, namely, the loss of support engendered by exposure of the above malady. This may happen here in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood in our nation’s capital at George Washington University.
One of the crowning ironies of the age, to use a really pretentious phrase, is that the main site of anti-war rallies staged over the past decade—academia—is also the source of American foreign policy in Iraq.
Recently we reported that the health care bill made funding available for abstinence education. Well, apparently, the feds are looking for something more “comprehensive” to bankroll.
Campuses from across the country are going to get one more chance to show how unaware they are of the corruption of the so-called science surrounding the theory of global warming.
The next time that you hear public school poobahs use this line, which usually precedes a property tax hike, think of this: “San Diego school officials have upset pro-life advocates by adopting a new policy making it so teenagers no longer need parental consent for a host of activities, including abortion,” Life News reports.
It is probably not too surprising that so-called “public intellectuals” have descended from academic canyons to call for the repeal of the U. S. military’s ban on homosexuality in the service.