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Proposed bill to publicize private university police records

Private universities might soon be required to release information regarding their police departments to the public.

The Texas Senate approved the bill this week.

The piece of Texas legislation was drafted as a result of an arrest at… 44 more words

Higher Education

"Long On Facade, Short On Bricks And Mortar": Will The Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign Be All Hat, No Cattle?

A presidential campaign often poses the largest, toughest management challenge of a candidate’s life to date, and fairly or not, is often considered a proxy for whether a politician has what it takes to lead a country. 750 more words


Quote of the Day

“Let me clarify this a little bit. Students at Liberty University were required to attend a partisan political speech where a small government conservative who had just promised he would respect privacy rights told them that if they cared about freedom, text your information to a mysterious address that collects your cell phone number for undisclosed purposes.” — Jon Stewart


Ted Cruz’s religious horror: Why he’s really running for High Priest of America

My latest piece is an article for Salon that explains why Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential ambitions are driven, in part, by a strangely fundamentalist  interpretation of American civil religion. 92 more words

"Image Conflicting With His Actual Personality": The Real Ted Cruz; Country Music, Harvard Law, And Tea Party 'Populism'

Nobody who knows Ted Cruz — the Texas freshman senator who became the first official contestant for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination this week – doubts that he is very, very smart. 613 more words

GOP Presidential Candidates

I've got an F in Blogging, but let's see what happens

I’ve tried the blogging thing before. A lot. All of my previous attempts are out in the wilds of the Internet, collecting dust or stray bytes or whatnot. 571 more words