In an uncharacteristically acidic post, NRB Kathy Shaidle turns her normally elegant and erudite pen to a gratuitous, baffling attack on the Irish. In response to NRB Blogger Michelle Horstman’s post celebrating the rise of Irish Immigrants from abject poverty and prejudice to complete integration and participation in American society, Kathy felt it was a [...]
Fighting Irish In the Trenches: Kathy Shaidle’s St. Patrick’s Day Toast to the Irish – Slantie! All Your Ancestors Were Ignorant Drunks!
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day, and once in a great while, conservatives must face the harrowing prospect of siding with liberals—even Barack Obama. Fortunately, the source of Obama’s latest criticism, Bill Maher, makes the idea a little easier to swallow.
You may recall Frances Gallo, the Rhode Island superintendent who fired the [...]
Have you heard of Phyllis Schlafly? Do you believe liberals are responsible for civil rights? Do you understand the consequences of Title IX? Are you aware that Germans and Italians were interned during World War II along with the Japanese? These are just some of the issues that have been debated for years in states [...]
Move over, healthcare….there’s a new human right in town. This past week, campuses across the nation observed the “Day of Action to Defend Public Education,” demanding that their rights be met. Apparently, many of the backers of this event are very concerned about this new “struggle,” but my struggle is with who is backing it. Among the [...]
The debate over affirmative action in higher education, largely dormant since 2003, when the Supreme Court affirmed racial preferences at the University of Michigan School of Law, may soon come roaring back.
As predicted yesterday in my post about bourgeois Berkeley brats bemoaning tuition hikes, far from being a genuine student upswell, these poor saps are, in fact, being orchestrated by an extensive coalition of neo-communist networks. How wonderful it must be to have a readymade mob of dopey, emotionally driven, undereducated idealists filling the roles anew [...]
The left has already begun the transformation of many K-12 classrooms into indoctrination projects for its agendas. Concerted campaigns have been launched by the left at high schools geared to converting students into activists against the war and discouraging them from volunteering to serve. Radical pedagogy exemplified by the “Teaching for Social Justice” regimen has [...]