Category Archives: Students

Personal Safety In Higher Education…

Gonzaga is a Catholic college in the State of Washington, which appears also to be a State of Mind. Two senior students, it seems, discovered an intruder attempting entry into their quarters. The intruder, it was discovered later, had a … Continue reading

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Our Prez Wants His Dessert Before His Dinner (With His New College Program)

Almost a third of our current high school grads sitting for college entry exams, failed them, according to the company that gives the national tests. In Florida, the failures reached 81%. As this was reported, President Obama spoke in Buffalo … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis Updated Or: Where Are You Going?

A Roman observer would have had his choice of pithy comments suitable for describing the governance of our one time Golden State; the one I’ll pick for him is: “Quem deus vult perdere, demente prius.” That’s “Whom the gods would … Continue reading

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A Bit Of History, In Living Color…

This is what happened: We raised our kids in the foothills of Los Angeles. It was a nice neighborhood of sizable, fairly new homes inhabited by Asian, black, Hispanic and white families with similar comfortable living standards. The neighborhood schools … Continue reading

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Black Americans: Suckers For White Or Black Demagogues?

Recently, populist and at times semi-demagogic talking head Bill O’Reilly preached a sermon on what ails black Americans today. He is entitled to do that; it’s how he makes a (very nice) living. But the resulting furor from the Lefty … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Here for you are the reports gathered for you; make what you will of them: The Drone Recalls the old story of the drunk passing a brothel out West late one night, who saw a couple so heavily engaged in … Continue reading

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Boys Will Be Boys…Or Will They?

Boys and girls at schools are readily identifiable visually and use different restrooms, at least in the U.S. Right? Once perhaps, but today…not so much. The linked report explains…well, not explains exactly, but tells…of the courts’s decision to force an … Continue reading

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