Colleges: The battleground that will shape the philosophy of our nation’s future (and present)

There's an old saying that makes its rounds at law schools across the country. The most talented law students become lawyers and eventually judges. Those who can't make it as lawyers become professors. While this is meant as a derogatory statement students make about their law professors, there's a bit of truth in it. No, … Continue reading Colleges: The battleground that will shape the philosophy of our nation’s future (and present)

No Student Loan Bailout!

A student loan bailout is a dreadful idea--one that would cost taxpayers billions of dollars. An estimated 5.3 million people are enrolled in repayment plans, with about $353 billion in outstanding student loans, according to the General Accounting Office. The GAO estimates that $215 billion, or only 61 percent of the debt, will be paid in … Continue reading No Student Loan Bailout!

Let the Colleges (and the Liberals inside them) Become Detroits

The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department. Thomas Sowell It's axiomatic in battle that first thing one should do if one's enemies are destroying each other get out of the way and let them. That's why the more I think about … Continue reading Let the Colleges (and the Liberals inside them) Become Detroits

Hillary Made $225K Off Jeb Bush Tied Ed Group

By A.P. Dillon Well, it would appear that an education outfit threw over $225k to Hillary Clinton for a speaking engagement back in March, 2014. Hillary Clinton Paid $225k by Jeb Bush's Education Company for speaking engagement https://t.co/LhU3LrBcmB #NoJeb #NoHillary — A.P. Dillon - LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) May 26, 2015 The article is short, go read it. … Continue reading Hillary Made $225K Off Jeb Bush Tied Ed Group

Jindal Has Missed the Window of Opportunity in 2016

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is seemingly lost in a sea of Republican contenders for 2016.  While he hasn’t declared himself “in” yet, it has long been assumed that he will run for president in 2016.  Jindal has said he will wait until after the current Louisiana legislative session to declare … Continue reading Jindal Has Missed the Window of Opportunity in 2016

Report From Louisiana

By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Louisiana is one of the most beautiful states with some of the best food in the South, I believe.  You simply can’t beat the scenic bayous, cypress swamps, colorful azalea gardens, and the piney Kisatchie forest for natural scenery.  The smells of shrimp boats, seafood gumbo, spicy boiled crawfish, and … Continue reading Report From Louisiana

Breaking the Back of Higher Ed in Louisiana

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is raising the ire of higher education officials as he once again takes aim at higher education to balance the state’s budget. Governor Jindal’s budget proposal is due at the end of February and one of the options he’s said to be considering right now is … Continue reading Breaking the Back of Higher Ed in Louisiana