In the newsletter I receive from Crisis Magazine, there is an article entitled “Political Correctness Reaches New Low in UK” by Theodore Dalrymple. In that article he shares the story about a family, in Rotherham England, who has been foster-care parents for the last seven years. Recently, the Rotherham Borough Council’s Strategic Director of Children and Young People’s Services, Joyce Thacker, made the decision to remove three children from their care because they are members of the UK Independent Party (UKIP). I don’t know a whole lot about politics in England or much about the UKIP, except for what [...]
What is political correctness, and what is it really all about? Bill Whittle provides on of the best answers. Give it a look. The caption in the video states that it might be the most important video you have seen. It might just be a true statement. Share it with whoever you can. If you are new to this whole “political” thing, it will be very useful to you. Related posts: Bill Whittle on Political Correctness Bill Whittle Discusses the Frankfurt School and the Fight Against Socialism Bill Whittle: Running on Empty Bill Whittle Explains Obama’s Re-Election Fund… Ideas Matter: Bill Whittle on Natural [...]
Here is another great video from Bill Whittle. The topic is Political Correctness. Once again, Whittle knocks it out of the park. Related posts: Bill Whittle Discusses the Frankfurt School and the Fight Against Socialism Bill Whittle Explains Obama’s Re-Election Fund… Ideas Matter: Bill Whittle on Natural Rights Bill Whittle vs. Michael Moore Bill Whittle’s Voter Guide to Republicans Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.
Students leave the universities without critical thinking skills? And we should be surprised by this why? That was my first thought when I saw the title of the article at Memorandum. I thought that someone was demonstrating their grasp of the obvious, but you get the idea. Here are some excerpts from the article at McClatchy… NEW YORK — An unprecedented study that followed several thousand undergraduates through four years of college found that large numbers didn’t learn the critical thinking, complex reasoning and written communication skills that are widely assumed to be at the core of a college education. [...]
As an avid reader, someone who tries to read most of the well-known classics, I should love to visit English classes. Imagine a class where students read and discuss the great literature of the ages- Plato, Cicero, Mark Twain. Imagine students reading the great books and classic novels of the past, discussing the wisdom of our ancestors, analyzing timeless dilemmas and conflicts, being inspired by beautifully written literature, and passing on stories from age to age. What a great class that would be! Sadly my recent visits to neighboring school districts showed me a different type of English class. In [...]
November 1944 CH 2.0 News: In a shocking turn of events, Fritz von Manstein, a Major in the US Army, gunned down a dozen of his fellow soldiers, while wounding another 30. More as this breaking story develops. NBC News: “We must not rush to judgment on this tragic event, committed by a obviously troubled serviceman.” CH 2.0 News: This just breaking…Witnesses confirm that Fritz von Manstein, the US Army Major accused of gunning down dozens of his compatriots, yelled “Heil Hitler” before opening fire, and was wearing a swastika armband while committing the act. NBC: “Nazis and other fascists [...]