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$5 Million for Illegal Aliens Attending the University of California

Written by Gary North on January 8, 2014

The President of the University of California system, Janet “Big Sis” Napolitano, has announced a $5 million subsidy for illegal aliens on campus. She of course did not use the legally precise term, “illegal aliens.” She used “undocumented students.” The money will be used to fund student services, work-study programs, and for loans. We read […]

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Rival Religions: Christianity vs. the Public Schools

Written by Gary North on November 29, 2013

Five decades ago, R. J. Rushdoony’s book on American education, The Messianic Character of American Education,  was jointly published by the tiny publishing house, Presbyterian and Reformed, and the newly created Craig Press. It remains the most academically rigorous critique of the philosophy of progressive education ever written. Its title tells all. This book was […]

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Why College Debt Is Lower Class

Written by Gary North on November 22, 2013

A student who goes to college to earn a degree is future-oriented. But a student who uses extensive debt to finance this project is unbelievably present-oriented. He has not counted the cost of years of debt in the early stage of his career. Instead of building capital in his early years, and letting it compound, […]

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Invisible Crack Houses

Written by Gary North on November 18, 2013

In every American city, there are crack houses. Addicts know where they are. That is why crack houses make money. The police seem not to know where these crack houses are. That is why crack houses make money. How is it that the crackheads know where the crack houses are, but the police do not? […]

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Gonzaga University’s Policy: No Guns for Self-Defense

Written by Gary North on November 11, 2013

Gonzaga University in Spokane has a policy: no guns on campus. This is a policy that says: “A deranged terrorist with guns must be dealt with verbally by students until the campus police show up.” The university of course has a policy of expelling any deranged terrorist who is enrolled. Any Gonzaga student who shoots […]

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Safe Schools: No Touching at Recess

Written by Gary North on November 8, 2013

Children play tag. They touch each other. “You’re it!” When children play tag, sometimes they fall down. You know what happens when children fall down. They get up. Well, this sort of thing must be stopped. So, a concerned principal of an elementary school in Canada has issued new rules: no touching. No pushing. No […]

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ObamaLoans Up by Almost 3 to 1

Written by Gary North on November 6, 2013

We all know about ObamaCare. But not many people know that there was a second section of ObamaCare. I like to call this ObamaLoans. There are two laws that constitute ObamaCare. The first one is incarnated by the failed www.Healthcare.gov website: the Affordable Health Care for Americans Act. But that was only half of the […]

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Higher Education Today: A Chaotic Ton of Bricks

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2013

Fifty years ago today, the most important letter to the editor I ever read appeared in Science. I recommend that you read it. The letter was on the vast quantity of articles in scholarly journals. Nobody knew what to do with them. The writer called this “chaos in the brickyard.” Today, the pile of academic […]

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Ron Paul on Jay Leno Tonight

Written by Gary North on September 26, 2013

Leno will interview Ron Paul tonight, Thursday. I hope Leno will bring up my favorite topic: his new book, The School Revolution. The subtitle: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System. Maybe Dr. Paul will mention the Ron Paul Curriculum site. I hope so. If you don’t stay up that late, record it. With […]

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