Category Archives: Education Politics

Why extend the reach of the UNC system?

Typically, the statist Editorial Board at the Wilmington StarNews frequently gives large OP/ED space to University of North Carolina spokesmen (sometimes even women). Of course these people usually spread some leftist cause or promote more public spending for the bloated … Continue reading

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Costly, dysfunctional higher education

After World War II American youth were indoctrinated with the idea that the key to lifelong success was graduating college. That developed into the myth that everyone should go to college. And that convinced most people to support unlimited spending … Continue reading

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Free college for slackers

Hillary Clinton’s New College “Reforms”

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Duke University hopes to eliminate “bias and hate”

A report says Duke University will be “successful eliminating all bias and hate if it does the following”:   (Author’s comments in italics; reference website below.) Names are pronounced correctly. Many foreign names, now commonly found in America, are difficult … Continue reading

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Building an education empire

This is a summary of events from 2010 through 2015 about the growth of Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. The account is based on news reports and editorials published by the Wilmington StarNews … Continue reading

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Schools are open; the complaining continues

At the opening of the new public school season someone reading articles and editorials here in North Carolina would assume that children can’t be taught because mean, nasty State legislators (naturally Republicans) won’t give teachers high pay, retirement and healthcare … Continue reading

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Indoctrinating our youth

It may be overstating the obvious to say that the failure of our American education system is the root cause of our societal problems: excessive government, ignorance about the economic value of capitalism, poor academic skills, and environmental zealotry—to mention … Continue reading

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