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Anti-American Idol at UT Austin

, Malcolm A. Kline

When conservative students at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin created a satiric scholarship to reward anti-Americanism, those young Tories named it after a journalism professor at the school who richly deserves the recognition.

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ACLU & NCC Civil Liberties Failure

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although the religious freedom of students and teachers in public schools is under attack nationwide, the victims of the onslaught receive scant support, if not outright opposition, from two groups that should be natural allies in defense of the constitutional right to freedom of religion.

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Bias, What Bias?

, Malcolm A. Kline

A veteran newsman now teaching a university course in news media bias does not see a liberal tilt in reporting by networks and print outlets.

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Recent Articles

FREE SPEECH, AFTER TUCSON

, Deborah Lambert

While many in the mainstream press wasted no time in blaming conservatives for creating a climate of incivility that led to the tragedy in Tucson, a leading academic, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau also stepped up to the plate several days after the event to blame what he called the “climate” of speech in Arizona for the shooting.

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IPAD NATION

, Deborah Lambert

The latest teaching tool to show up in America’s classrooms is the Apple iPad, a product that many educators seem to view as the magic potion that will ignite a lifetime of learning for our nation’s students.

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Breaking the Code

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Pragmatism is the magic word to describe what liberals want, but do not want to argue for.”— University of Virginia professor of politics James W. Ceaser

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China: Enter the Dragon

, Richard Thornburgh

October’s East Asian Summit, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, offered hope of a peaceful integration of the rising Chinese hegemony into Southeast Asia’s governing community.

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Striking Oil

, Richard Thornburgh

Taxing the oil industry and refusing access to important U.S. shale reserves would drive up both the Federal government’s debt and the U.S. unemployment rate, according to Kyle Isakower of the American Petroleum Institute.

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