Wow. Martha McSally, the first woman to fly a fighter jet into combat.
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So asks Victor Davis Hanson. The Must Read today.
Dumbing down our nation. The Florida State Board of Education passed a plan that sets goals for students in math and reading based upon their race. On Tuesday, the board passed a revised strategic plan that says that by 2018, it wants 90 percent of Asian students, 88 percent of white students, 81 percent of [...]
Remembering a great American: Silber’s biography itself is a kind of moral fable that frequently resembles “Jack the Giant Killer.” Born short and with a stunted arm in Texas, he was the son of a German-Jewish immigrant architect father and a devout Texas Presbyterian schoolteacher mother who had to support her unemployed husband and children [...]
More proof that our public schools are a wasteland of ignorance and intolerance: The teacher allegedly told the girl to take off the shirt, saying it was like wearing a Ku Klux Klan sheet. The teacher allegedly threatened to use a marker to cross out Romney’s name and that of Rep. Paul Ryan, his running [...]
First of three, but you have to like what you saw tonight. Go Mitt Go! Part 1 of 5. Part 2 of 5. Part 3 of 5. Part 4 of 5. Part 5 of 5.
Ryan on a roll in Florida with his mom Betty.
In an Age of Cheats. Cheating in sports is but a single facet of the cheating that’s rampant today in everything from education to finance to government. The financial meltdown of 2008 was a bonfire of bad behavior on all sides. Fannie Mae is built on the lie that every American is capable of paying [...]
It would seem so. Michael Mann, like Joe Paterno (and to a lesser degree, Jerry Sandusky) was a rock star in the context of Penn State University, bringing in millions in research funding. The same university president who resigned in the wake of the Sandusky scandal was also the president when Mann was being whitewashed [...]
A University of Texas professor can talk to that. Published in the Social Science Research journal, the work was criticized by homosexual advocates. The university has now convened a panel to investigate Regnerus’ alleged “misconduct,” a category including false or plagiarized work as well as “practices that seriously deviate from ethical standards.” A July 11 [...]