Recent Articles

Action Jackson

, Malcolm A. Kline

In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.

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Jihad Math

, Sean Grindlay

When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.

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Ad Hominem Academic

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire

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Academic Hate Crime Hoax

, Sean Grindlay

A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.

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Banished Barbie

, Vani Murthy

In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.

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Recent Articles

Carnage That College Ignores

, Malcolm A. Kline

Storied Soviet dictator Josef Stalin once famously said that one man’s death is a tragedy, a thousand is a statistic. He and his successors compiled so many human statistics that the unfortunately few academics and intellectuals who are trying to ascertain the true number are still working on it.

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Commencement of Controversy

, Tony Perkins

By May 28, seniors at Greenwood High School will have passed all of their classes, but according to the local school board, they still face an important test: to pray or not to pray?

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Vatican Cites Role of Homosexuality

, Jeff Field

Yesterday, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican’s secretary of state, said that “there is a relation between homosexuality and pedophilia.” The number-two Vatican authority cited psychologists and psychiatrists as having made this claim.

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Greenfield Schools

, Bethany Stotts

In a recent American Enterprising Institute (AEI) Education Outlook, Senior Fellow Frederick Hess suggests that the K-12 system should adopt “Greenfield” schooling practices in order to enhance educational entrepreneurship.

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Hot Issue Cool Brains

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently university administrators are so busy fighting global warming that they can’t take the time to read the Climategate e-mails that show that the science behind the theory is corrupt.

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Muzzling the Watchdog

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Break of Dawn

, Tony Perkins

Late Friday afternoon, while the media was distracted with the Supreme Court’s new vacancy and speculation as to whom the President may tap, the administration quietly abandoned their nomination of another radical—militant feminist Dawn Johnsen (the President’s choice for assistant attorney general at the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC).

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