Education

Notes on the Pussification of America

It is time to get women out of the schooling of boys. It is way past time. Women in our fe...

Education

The Death of Elitist Sports

Where would college football be if games were played only every other year and coaches wer...

Education

Let’s Not Let Boys Be Boys

As Michael Moore so aptly pointed out in Bowling for Columbine, the root of the American d...

Politics

The Long Stomp Through the Institutions

Why is it that those who pride themselves on slaughtering sacred cows always seem to have ...

Education

Ban Schools, Not Guns

I blame the Burning Schoolhouse. Canadians are perversely proud that our most popular bac...

Education

The Care and Breeding of Docile Students

The American people have increasingly become docile and reliant on government largess. I s...

Education

Institutions of Higher Emoting

Recently I commented on a blunder by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who suddenly wimpe...

Education

Che Guevara

Che it Isn”€™t So!

I started blogging in 2000. Two years earlier, Matt Drudge had blown the whistle (as it we...

Politics

How Black Studies Avoids Studying Blacks

Another day, another person fired from a prestigious writing gig for perceived racism. T...

Education

Anglo Saxon helmet, British Museum

Old English v. New Elites

Intelligent people worry that our new “meritocratic” elite may become a heredi...

Education

Death of the Classics

My friend Daniel J. Flynn is publishing a book called Blue Collar Intellectuals. One chapt...

Politics

Character Sketches of Academic Loons

Having just retired from 40 years in academia and being mindful of the observation by comm...

Education

What Shall We Do With the Kids?

Pretty much everything any politician says about education makes me want to go up to whoev...

Education

Reading, Writing, and Rupert

The Briterati, as I call Britain’s media pontificators on matters spiritual and temporal...