Higher Education? Higher than What?

June 7th, 2011

(Editor’s note:  This is an expanded version of an article previously published at Pajamas Media and excerpted here.) By Dan Miller It’s not what it’s cracked up to be and often it’s not about learning. This article by Clayton Cramer, published by Pajamas Media on May 24th, suggests some of the problems with higher education. […]


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President Obama and Freedom

May 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller President Obama has lauded democracy in many of his speeches but has seldom used the word “freedom.” There can be democracy without freedom (sometimes we call it mobocracy), and maybe even freedom without democracy; the words are not synonymous. In many countries, lack of freedom eviscerates even the pretense of democracy. Venezuela […]


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Are We There Yet?

March 30th, 2011

By Brian Bagent Every parent has heard this more times than we care to remember, but this isn’t about parenting.  I’m talking about the days of the ultimate inversion. The set-up has been a long time coming, but I think we’re about there. Year before last, when then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about constitutional authority […]


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Taking a Stand Against Political Correctness

December 12th, 2010

By Nancy Morgan Political correctness is loosely defined as “avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude or marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.” In other words, millions of Americans have willingly allowed themselves to be placed in the losing position of continually being forced to prove […]


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News Flash: Life Isn’t Fair!

October 11th, 2010

By Nancy Morgan Just after Obama was elected president, I asked my niece, Sarah, to tell me, in one word, why she voted for him. She thought about it for awhile, and then replied, “equality.” Sarah is a newly minted Ph.D., a recent product of government schools and a very smart woman. Not surprisingly, she […]


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