Recent Articles

Luck Be A Lady

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

Hold on to your wallets: Lady Luck will soon be tempting the self-restraint of North Carolinians around the state. Legislation creating a state lottery passed on Tuesday, and was quickly signed into law by Governor Easley yesterday.

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Sex Education Final Exam?

, Bob Parks

Until Hurricane Katrina came and temporarily knocked Natalee Holloway, Cindy Sheehan and Judge John Roberts off the radar, one of the big shockers was that Timken High School in Canton, Ohio had a wee bit of a problem. Out of 490 female students, 65 are pregnant.

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Catholic Universities & UNICEF

, Malcolm A. Kline

Six Catholic universities have United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chapters on their campuses despite the Vatican’s nine-year-old refusal to support the multilateral government agency.

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Sensitive Mascots

, Don Irvine

Just three weeks after banning what it deemed to be “hostile” or “abusive” Indian nicknames and mascots in post season play the NCAA has backed down and granted a waiver to the Florida State Seminoles.

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Achievement Gap Smokescreen

, Malcolm A. Kline

The latest pronouncement from academia correctly identifies the failings of public education but misdiagnoses the cause and, hence, offers a prescription that promises more of the same malady.

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Recent Articles

Greatness W/O Great Society

, Malcolm A. Kline

“The United States had become a great and powerful nation before it centralized administration.”—John Marini of the University of Nevada-Reno at Claremont Institute forum on October 20, 2011.

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Academics Discover Slackers

, Malcolm A. Kline

To the uncredentialled, it may often appear that academics receive many degrees, not to mention a multitude of research grants, in order to ascertain what many can figure out by simple observation.

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Academic Matrix of Domination

, Deborah Lambert

Dr. Walter Williams, a distinguished economics professor at George Mason University, noted recently that taxpayers have an imperfect understanding of the academic rot that exists at our nation’s colleges, adding that “what distinguishes one college from the other is the magnitude of that rot.”

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