Recent Articles

Games Counselors Play

, Malcolm A. Kline

With so much school time given over to counseling rather than education, we thought that we would take a look at one of the games that counselors play, literally.

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Philosophically Correct

, Jason Livingood

Those of you who thought that philosophy ran in a straight line from Socrates might be surprised at some of the academic offerings at the recent American Philosophical Association conference.

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Recent Articles

Anatomy of an Activist

, Malcolm A. Kline

The nomination of solicitor general Elena Kagan to the U. S. Supreme Court gives us a chance to reflect, not so much on her qualifications for the bench but how her career trajectory illustrates the manner in which academia provides an outlet for activism, perhaps at the expense of scholarship.

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Ivy League Reality Check

, Bethany Stotts

“Isn’t This a Bit Much?” asked George Mason University professor David Bernstein on The Volokh Conspiracy blog on May 10 after hearing that President Obama had nominated Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court.

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Bench Press

, Tony Perkins

President Obama won’t be in power for 30 or 40 more years, but his hard-Left ideology could rule for decades to come.

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GW Embarrassment

, Bethany Stotts

GW Hatchet writers are “embarrassed” that their school didn’t make it into the Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges due to a miscommunication.

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Backward Progressives

, Malcolm A. Kline

A couple of decades ago, syndicated columnist and Democratic Party strategist Mark Shields told a joke that went like this: When two liberals came upon a man who had been mugged, the first liberal looked at the second and said, “We must find the person who did this. He needs help.”

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Teaching Tolerance of Intolerance

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those teachers who are encouraging their students to take a more broad-minded view of radical Islamic societies may want to have a closer look at those systems themselves, particularly if they belong to teachers’ unions.

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Detroit Green

, Bethany Stotts

Wayne State University’s three new degree programs are “funded by a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy” through the stimulus.

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Tariq Ramadan’s Amen Corner

, The Investigative Project on Terrorism

In 1989, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa calling for the assassination of British writer Salman Rushdie in retaliation for his writing a book that depicted Islam in a negative light.

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