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The Ultimate Negative Campaign

from Ruth Wisse at the Wall Street Journal, March Madness, the Anti-Semite Bracket The agents of anti-Semitism are anti-Semites, and unless they become the object of scrutiny, the belligerents will achieve their goal. Blaming Israel for the suffering of Palestinian Arabs…

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Political Trade Schools

Henry Oliner 2106 01 19 Richard Hofstadter’s Anti- Intellectualism in America is often used by liberals to explain why conservatives vote as they do.  Hofstadter was motivated to expand on the subject by the rejection of Adlai Stevenson to the…

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Guilded Colleges

from The New York Times, Stop Universities From Hoarding Money by Victor Fleischer excerpt SAN DIEGO — WHO do you think received more cash from Yale’s endowment last year: Yale students, or the private equity fund managers hired to invest the…

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Suppressing Speech in the Name of Liberalism

From Walter Williams, Academic Fascism: excerpt: This micro-aggression nonsense, called micro-totalitarianism by my colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell (http://tinyurl.com/nxulxc), is nothing less than an attack on free speech. From the Nazis to the Stalinists, tyrants have always started out supporting free…

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Getting the Causality Backwards

from The TribLive The disease that is government by Antony Davies & James R. Harrigan Getting the causality backward again, government acts as if a college degree causes, rather than results from, success. As it did in the housing market, the…

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Ignorance and Arrogance

From Victor Davis Hanson, The Death of the Humanities, at Defining Ideas. Excerpts: A final irony was that classical liberal education—despite the fashionable critique that it had never been disinterested—for a century was largely apolitical. Odysseus was critiqued as everyman,…

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