Bad consequences to the “mania for college credentials”

George Leef, with the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in Raleigh, North Carolina, writes a recent Forbes article demonstrating the harm caused by one U. S. Supreme Court decision.

In the case he cites, the Court meddled in employers’ rights to conduct their businesses resulting in restrictions on jobs and employment.

In my opinion, many Supreme decisions fly in the face of common sense, rest on passion to inflict social justice, and restrict our personal freedoms. Such is the case of Griggs v. Duke Power (1971) cited by Mr. Leef in the link below:


About R. E. Smith Jr.

Mr. Smith writes essays and commentary on politics, American history, environment, higher education and culture. He's been published in print media and at blog sites for about 25 years. Smith's formal education includes B.S. and M.S. degrees from the State University of New York and Syracuse University. He has earned a 21-credit hour Certificate in Professional Writing from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Training/work experience: NYS Ranger School; U. S. Army, Corp of Engineers; soil scientist and forester with USDA; Assoc. Professor at SUNY; real estate agent; small business owner.
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