Recent Articles

Grade Inflation (PC)

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although several studies show that today’s students know less than their 1950s counterparts, the number of “A” grades awarded has increased dramatically.

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Gay Day of Silence

, Malcolm A. Kline

A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”

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Another Mad March

, Malcolm A. Kline

While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.

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Recent Articles

Student’s Rights SaVEd

, Spencer Irvine

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has put out a scathing report and analysis on the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (also known as “Campus SaVE”) Act that is up for consideration in both chambers of Congress.

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Cultural Proficiency=Academic Deficiency

, Christa Hillmer

Omaha Public Schools’ purchase of books allegedly touting “white privilege” ideals last month-paid for with more than $131,000 federal stimulus dollars-caused quite a stir. The Platte Institute for Economic Research wondered, “Did OPS really purchase…

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Best-Laid Plans Backfire

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academics salivate at the chance to put their pet theories into practice but when they actually are able to, they’re usually the last ones to recognize the unintended consequences of their schemes.

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Public Pension Time Bomb

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academic economists rarely fret over who will pay for public employee pensions, perhaps because many of them get them and most of us pay, quite a bit, into them.

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The Subprime Of A Columbia Economist

, Malcolm A. Kline

When we first encountered Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz’s assertion that the Iraq War led to the sub-prime mortgage crisis, we found the assertion a bit of a reach. It turns out that there may have been more to it than met the eye.

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Missing the Epoch

, Malcolm A. Kline

“No one is better that the Liberals at avoiding epochal events that they have played little part in.” R. Emmettt Tyrrell, Jr., in the September 2011 issue of The American Spectator.

 

 

 

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