The very name “Common Core” is collectivist (i.e. socialist, communistic) in its orientation. It’s not a conspiracy; it’s deliberate. The bureaucratic intellectuals in Washington DC and elsewhere think this is a good thing.
At a time when other Third World countries were setting up government-controlled economies and blaming their poverty on “exploitation” by more advanced industrial nations, Lee Kuan Yew promoted a market economy, welcomed foreign investments, and made Singapore’s children learn English, to maximize the benefits from Singapore’s position as a major port for international commerce.
We Would Not Have Killed 1.7 Million People in our Agrarian Utopia
No more movies. No more lights. No more power usage.
Once Iran has a nuclear weapon, it’s reasonable to assume that they might use it, on day one, a threat we never necessarily faced with the Soviets. The people of Israel have no choice but to pay attention to this fact.
I want to control you, which is why I intimidate you by calling you “selfish.”
The real war in the Middle East is not military; it’s ideological.
Barack Obama belongs on the side of Selma’s oppressor, not on the side of Selma’s oppressed.
The real issue is whether Greece’s decades-long experiment with failed debt-financed socialism will be allowed to survive much longer.
Let’s update college indoctrination done in the name of education.
Random thoughts on the passing scene…
If we forget the difference between violent and non-violent conduct, no one is safe. If we pretend everyone is guilty instead of a few real criminals, rapists win.
There is a knee-jerk response to the notion of an individual raising the price of his property during a storm that immediately evokes hostility from most people. Why?
Robbins poses a false alternative. Either you go into a relationship exclusively to give, or you go into a relationship exclusively to take.
Thinking merged with indoctrination — imposing any kind of agenda from authority — is not education; it’s schooling.
President Obama’s vision is that of a man brainwashed through an academic vision of multiculturalism, in which American exceptionalism has no place.
Your life depends on it.
Admitting students strictly on the basis of their academic qualifications, which might seem to be common sense, is rejected by many college admissions committees.