Students fighting campus liberals do have allies, but most are not on their campuses.
Up until now, we have resisted setting down on paper Accuracy in Academia’s recommended colleges.
While stories of illiberal professors and higher education hijinks are becoming more visible in the national media, conservative students want to do more than expose them.
Although he had told Bill O’Reilly that he was encouraging a political, rather than an armed, intifada, Dr. Bazian made no such protestations to me.
Professors who support Democratic causes dominate college and university classrooms. Recent studies have shown that Democrats outnumber Republicans on college faculties by, at least, an 8-to-1 margin.
Churchill’s “little Eichmanns” comment alone is clear evidence of a substandard mind and would naturally lead one to investigate Churchill’s other writings. It turns out, two respected professors have written extensively on Churchill’s copious fraudulent research.
While the number of literary readers has remained constant since 1982—96 million—fewer Americans, as a percentage, are reading. Currently, not quite 47% of Americans admit to engaging in literary reading in the past year.
During the last week or so, I’ve been contemplating how to continue addressing the whole liberal-indoctrination-in-college thing. Sometimes it gets down to “Whom do you believe?” when a student makes a charge and a professor responds. But as it happens many times in sports, as in life, patterns emerge and the choices become clearer.
I have been asked by a number of news and web-based organizations about my interaction in late November 2004 with a Foothill College student Ahmad al-Qloushi. This is my response.
When President Bush called for “strengthening community colleges” in his State of the Union Address, we pointed out that these grassroots institutions of higher learning may already be as politically biased as their supposedly elite counterparts. What we have learned since seems to bear out a maxim of veteran journalist and author M. Stanton Evans, “No matter how bad you think that things are, they’re worse.”
“When the College of Arts and Sciences offers its new Sexuality and Queer Studies minor in the fall semester of 2013, it will be at the vanguard of an academic discipline.”— Lauren Ober, on American University’s new course offering.
But the Border Patrol probably won’t be involved.
Nearly half the states have more public school staff than they have teachers.
“I think the party was a drag on him more than he was on the party.” New York Times columnist David Brooks on 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney, at Harvard late last year.
“I will continue to write that the Republican Party should give up on those tactics that focus on voter suppression and find ways to appeal to black and brown voters instead.” Atlanta-Journal Constitution columnist Cynthia Tucker at Harvard last year, ignoring the suppression of military ballots by the Obama Administration, many of them to “black and brown voters.”
Public figures who proclaim their fealty to the public good generally want to minimize their contact with the masses.
Two instructors from Colorado State University (CSU) taught a course in which they encouraged incarcerated women to express themselves, specifically at a local jail and “a teen girls’ group at a residential youth and family rehabilitation center.”
For Lent, Catholics give something up. Perhaps academia could show some of the tolerance it gives itself credit for by easing up on the Catholic-bashing it engages in annually.
Youth, like age, hath its privileges, and one of them seems to be the right to not think too far ahead.
In the academic and political worlds in which our laws are incubated and passed, there is one statute scholars and politicos routinely ignore: the law of unintended consequences.