Category Archives: Education

Punishing Our Kids For Doing What They’re Taught?

American public schools have provided free condoms, referrals for free abortions (No parental approval required) coupled with anti-religious behavioral conditioning: A high school boy filmed the sex acts of a high school boy and girl; the three then posted the … Continue reading

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Indentured Servants Reincarnated As Indebted Students (Financial Follies Proceed)

A (black) grad has demanded, after two years of unemployment, that the student loan be forgiven. President Obama has suggested such a program, though he did not suggest how to pay for it, college loans now in the trillion range. … Continue reading

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Government, Preparing Kids For The Future …

We spoke today while awaiting a professional service, with two charming young ladies, twins as it happened. They were completing their sixth year of public education in our city, irrespective of Kindergarten. Our conversation was itself an education. They were … Continue reading

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Education Without Scholarship: A Modern Illusion

President Obama’s wish to buy yet more votes with your money presently includes a wish for ‘free’ community colleges for all. Conservative columnist George Will picked at that in a recent column. This gave rise to some thoughts of our … Continue reading

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Sweet Briar College, Liberal Education And Cultural Morbidity

Sweet Briar College is near Lynchburg, Virginia. It has been educating women in the liberal arts for a hundred and fourteen years. Though a small school, its endowment is a healthy $94 million. And it has announced that it is closing. … Continue reading

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If We Don’t Read Frederic Bastiat, Maybe He Will Go Away … (Likewise, Our Wealth)

A little economic masterpiece: “That Which is Seen and That Which is Not Seen” if I recall, was written by Frederic Basiat, a French lawyer and economist, around 1850. Today, we know so much more than he did, that we … Continue reading

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How Do U.S. Voters Differ From Pet Rats And 12 Year Old Girls?

Twelve year old twin daughters of a family with whom we are acquainted have pursued strenuously the acquisition of pet rats, one for each twin. The approach of Christmas accelerated the putsch into semi-Panzer attack mode; their parents, conditioned to … Continue reading

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