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"Stakes Is High"

You ever get a song stuck in your head?

It’s usually because it’s something that you just heard. For example, I had Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” stuck in my head for a solid week. 1,413 more words

Libertarianism: Video: Campus Censorship and the End of the American Debate: Trevor Burrus & Jason Kuznicki Interview Greg Lukianoff

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Campus censorship and fascism is not real liberalism, but real fascism. And the New Left in America is much further left and statist and politically correct oriented then what liberalism is and is supposed to be. 71 more words

The New York Times Editorial Page Reluctantly Accepts Facts

We should all be aware of the fact that the New York Times editorial page hates, hates, hates Rick Perry. In the event that there is any doubt, the… 141 more words

Roughing up the journalists

Reading Max Fisher’s laundry list of confrontations between journalists and the police in Ferguson MO can leave one drained. Or in despair. We have entered the strange stage set of public political theatre. 159 more words

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Academic freedom or Anti-Semitism? The Salaita Case

The short story: On October 9, 2013, Dr. Steven Salaita signed an offer letter with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for a tenured position in the American Indian Studies program. 273 more words


“If I were king, dilly dilly, I’d need a queen. . . “ (as sung by Burl Ives)

Anyone who posts a recording of a Burl Ives song on Youtube with a picture of his gravestone ought to be able to spell (i.e. “copy”) Ives’s name correctly, don’t you think? 690 more words


Laughing with Ferguson

A new kind of ritual has taken over Monday mornings on social media.

As if on cue, pockets of journalists and news outlets take to Twitter to extol the virtues of Sunday night’s episode of John Oliver’s acclaimed HBO show, … 582 more words

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