The current administration is on a jihad against public safety. A couple recent examples: cutbacks of the Border Patrol and the release of thousands of foreign criminals from prison to American streets — both using the sequester as an excuse.
Another dangerous policy change is the renewal of rubber-stamp visas for Saudi nationals to enter the [...]
Judging from the political spiels emanating from the Democratic Convention, the word “diversity” appears to have fallen from favor. The new expression is “inclusion” which adds a warm and cuddly aspect to the celebration of cultural difference. (The fact that human nature is hard-wired for tribalism matters little when liberal groupthink dictates otherwise.)
So it was [...]
It’s been a long time since I attended college, so the idea of a summer book assignment for all incoming freshmen is new to me — which I learned from a cheerful segment on taxpayer-funded NPR.
Not that a required book reading is a bad notion per se, but look at the choice. Out of many [...]
Thoughtful columnist Robert Samuelson recently posed some questions about the silly idea of universal college education and its corrosive effect on preparing young people for future gainful employment.
It is indeed curious that so much of K-12 is geared toward sending all the kiddies on to the big university when only 30 percent of Americans have [...]
Sweden’s devolution from being a fairly harmless social welfare nation into the nanny state from hell is a cautionary tale of well intentioned liberalism run amok. A major symptom is the government-knows-best attitude regarding education, and the little citizens better shape up if they want to get along. The specific problem with education started in 2010 [...]
In a few days it will be 2012, and that means many new laws will go into effect.
Egregious nanny state California has instituted a slew of behavior enforcement laws to stomp out things liberals don’t like. Effective cough syrup corrupting the kiddies and beer confused with caffeine are banished from the shelves of commerce. (Don’t [...]