W. Lee Hansen, a professor emeritus of economics at UW-Madison wrote in an op-ed piece for the John William Hope Pope Center for Higher Education, a North Carolina-based think tank, about the latest “diversity” plan for the UW-System’s flagship school. The plan, completed in May, is your typical left-wing platitudes about commitments to “compositional diversity,” “equity mindedness” “representational equity” and other things for what has become a sacred cow to liberal academia.
by Jack Cavenah
Simple solution: Convince PCAD Board of Directors to institute reasonable requirements for ag exemptions to eliminate “hobby farmers. Join me at their board meeting on the 19th of August at 2:30 pm, and state your case along with me.
Here is some research I just completed:
Does Ginsburg see eugenic culling as a compelling state interest?
Here’s what Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine: “Frankly I had thought that at the time [Roe v. Wade] was decided,” Ginsburg told her interviewer, Emily Bazelon, “there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of.”
From the Weatherford Democrat, By Christin Coyne, 07/19/14 -
In preparation for a bond election, the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees Thursday approved contracting with a firm to conduct a survey of Weatherford ISD voters.
The survey, which would be conducted by Baselice & Associates, could measure support and opposition to potential bond proposals, help identify the best price-point for a bond package and measure support for various elements of a bond package, according to board packet information.
Baselice & Associates is a national research organization out of Austin that has conducted more than 2,200 research projects over the last 17 years, trustees were told.
President Obama reassured members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wednesday that he will flex his executive muscle later this year to be “as great and big and bold as he can be” to reduce deportations of undocumented immigrant families who have lived and worked in the United States for years, one Democratic lawmaker said at the conclusion of the meeting.
From The DailyCaller.com, 07/07/14 -
Fairfax, Va. – The United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois has ordered the City of Chicago to reimburse $940,000 in legal expenses incurred by the NRA. The NRA had challenged Chicago’s ban on gun sales within city limits in Benson v. City of Chicago. The Benson case was consolidated into Illinois Association of Firearm Retailers v. City of Chicago and that case challenged five aspects of Chicago’s law:
From EmpowerTexans.com, by Michael Quinn Sullivan, 07/14/14 -
Our system of self-governance requires citizens to be constantly vigilant, we must spend lots of time asking questions. We must be asking questions about taxes, handouts, and, yes, especially about the powers politicians give themselves.
Sometimes, just asking the right questions can cause a change in behavior of government officials. Other times, simple questions can provoke the worst of response from those in government with something to hide.
The case of Wallace Hall provides just such an example.
I have written a lot about Salman Khan and the Khan Academy. I will continue to do so.
Today, I want to talk about what he has done to modern theories of education. For over a century, there has been a mass illusion that has been fostered by beneficiaries of tax money. This money has gone to teachers and educators. This illusion is as follows: state certification necessary to be a good teacher.
This illusion has been basic to the creation of the teachers’ union. It is this commitment to what is laughingly known as professionalism that has been the basis of legal barriers to entry. Progressive educators fostered this illusion early in the 20th century.