Monthly Archives: January 2014

Progessive “Scholars” exempt from accountability?

Are North Carolina university employees exempt from providing their work correspondence records to the public? With publicly-funded organizations, the answer is certainly not. That employees produce communications that may be embarrassing, or even incriminating, is irrelevant. The public has a … Continue reading

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The injustice of equality

The word “equality,” riff with complications, makes it difficult to define and virtually meaningless to achieve. And, as Dr. Thomas Sowell writes in his 1999 book “The Quest for Cosmic Justice,” economic equality may be achievable only by political measures … Continue reading

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Education: structure and content

Modern American students face a double dilemma, the structure of our educational systems is wrong and content is lacking—not that they much care, but education is critical to their future. Proper adult-structured guidance is necessarily needed. All American students must … Continue reading

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Crony capitalism and knitting sweaters

Recently a Wilmington StarNews report, about the controversial future of State government payoffs—euphemistically called “incentives”—to the film industry operating in North Carolina, quoted the executive of a government-sponsored enterprise who “believes in the film industry.” Richard Lindenmuth, with the Economic … Continue reading

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University student-athletes: an oxymoron

UNC Chapel Hill provost James W. Dean Jr. remarked, “I think it is very sad,” commenting on the academic credentials of university athletes—many have elementary school, or less, reading and writing skills. But that isn’t what has him downhearted, according … Continue reading

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Government-sponsored corruption

It’s frustrating and infuriating to read books revealing corruptions by the Washington political class, and published soon after the deceptions —to find out we’ve been scammed, again, with another concocted “crisis” or whatever political ploy generated by the anointed ones. … Continue reading

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War names and monuments

Anyone who thinks that battles on American soil during 1861-65 involved a “Civil War” rather than a “War between the States” should study unbiased history and visit the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. First, it’s a misnomer to call … Continue reading

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