School Daze

As the fall semester starts, I face the somewhat vexing problem of convincing many students that what they have learned is mostly wrong. Unlike some of my colleagues, I try to keep my political views out of the classroom. What I do, however, is point the class toward divergent points of view, such as conservative … Continue reading School Daze

Woke to a Nightmare

No matter how “woke” you think you are, you are tolerating things right now that will make you cringe in 25 years. – Bill Maher You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. – inigo Montoya, “The Princess Bride” While I disagree with some of the specific … Continue reading Woke to a Nightmare

Is this 1816 or 2016?

There are few people who are as good as Robert Stacy McCain as stating obvious truths that people ignore Because it is easier to remain silent than to express unpopular truths, we find that liars are increasingly influential in academia — hello, Professor Lisa Wade — and common sense is now quite uncommon on campus. … Continue reading Is this 1816 or 2016?

I’m Old Enough to remember when Defending Free Speech was a given at colleges

Is there a sadder headline than this one at Breitbart? We’re Winning: Rutgers University President Defends Free Speech Following Milo Yiannopoulos Visit Now don't get me wrong I'm delighted to see the President of Rutgers defend free speech which said in part: While I will not defend the content of every opinion expressed by every … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to remember when Defending Free Speech was a given at colleges

Fred Freedom and The Campus Cares Crew: A Fairy Tale From the Near Future

(Our story begins at The home of Bob & Brenda Bystander near the University of Missouri they hear a loud noise and see the glow of a light outside their door) Bob Bystander:   What was that?  It sounds like it came from Fred's house. Brenda Bystander:  (Runs to a Door and Opens it)  Oh my … Continue reading Fred Freedom and The Campus Cares Crew: A Fairy Tale From the Near Future

Schrödinger’s Rape at college campus

I was looking at this Ashe Snow piece at Instapundit today concerning the Drunken Sex and consent: Have you ever had sex after consuming alcohol (any amount)? If so, then you’re a rapist – or rape victim, depending on your sex...The poster claims that while Jake and Josie were both drunk, only Josie was unable … Continue reading Schrödinger’s Rape at college campus

An education on the Illinois corruption tax

By John Ruberry Yes, there is a corruption tax in Illinois. It's not an official levy, however--in other words, bribes to public officials aren't taxed. It they were perhaps there would not be a $7 billion backlog of unpaid bills in the Prairie State. What does the corruption tax cost per person? The Northwest Times … Continue reading An education on the Illinois corruption tax

Lucky for Ms. Hough she has so many other College Options

I happen to be channel surfing on sunday and I caught this clip from Media Buzz concerning the underage arrest of Martese Johnson at University of Virginia : Now I don't know all the facts and at this time neither does anyone else but there was a moment in this story that jumped out at … Continue reading Lucky for Ms. Hough she has so many other College Options

If you think All lives Matter Apparently You aren’t fit to be a College President

This story is not a parody: The president of prestigious Smith College is red-faced and apologetic Tuesday for telling students on the Northampton, Mass., campus that "all lives matter." Kathleen McCartney wrote the phrase in the subject line of an e-mail to students at the school, whose alumni include feminists Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan, … Continue reading If you think All lives Matter Apparently You aren’t fit to be a College President

Avoiding the Proximate Occasions of Rape

She knows how to scream. You could hear it from the rooftops. Normally screaming wouldn't help not in this neighborhood. Here on the East end a midnight walk constitutes attempted suicide. Batman Year One (Batman 405) 1987 If there is one constant in our modern society it's the concept of our consequence free culture. We … Continue reading Avoiding the Proximate Occasions of Rape

A Question for Miriam Weeks/ Belle Knox

I have a long post on the Miriam Weeks Belle Knox business coming up tomorrow but before we get to that 2300 word piece I have a single question to ask her: Your interview published at Real Clear Education has the following exchange: Would you still do porn if Duke cost less? No. If Duke … Continue reading A Question for Miriam Weeks/ Belle Knox

Hey Moorehouse College has a right to defend its Religion

One black man, overcome by emotion, dropped to his knees, prompting the president to conduct a curbside colloquium on the meaning of emancipation. “Don’t kneel to me,” said the president. “That is not right. You must kneel to God only, and thank Him for the liberty you will enjoy hereafter.” Shelby Foote. The Civil War … Continue reading Hey Moorehouse College has a right to defend its Religion

Some stories you should pay attention to

As you read this I am in Maine with DaWife. I promised that my laptop would not be with me so here are some stories to keep you busy until I come back on Friday. Item: The Constitution as a threat At least that is the perception of some people on the left Phil Cleary, … Continue reading Some stories you should pay attention to

The most important story of the day is not what you would expect:

It is this bit from Commentary that links to this interview in the Jerusalem Post all emphasis mine: The best of the best. We had 35 people in the room: 20 of them were non-Jewish, 15 were Jewish. And I didn’t tell anyone who was which. And I’d recruited them by telling them “we’re going … Continue reading The most important story of the day is not what you would expect:

A great lesson on how reality actually works

Don Surber reveals a lesson about college degrees: First up is Jackie Mroz, 22, of Oregon City: “She put everything she had into her studies at the University of Oregon, graduating in 2009 with degrees in international studies and sociology and a double minor in nonprofit administration and African studies. She studied abroad in Senegal, … Continue reading A great lesson on how reality actually works