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This article comes from a few remarks I made to introduce my last TEA Party meeting.
 
On the recommendations of Washington and Lee’s “Commission on Institutional History and Community,” the board voted to close off the Recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee in the university chapel that bears his name and to remove the name of John Robinson from an important campus building.
On the recommendations of Washington and Lee’s “Commission on Institutional History and Community,” the board voted to close off the Recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee in the university chapel that bears his name and to remove the name of John Robinson from an important campus building.
 
On January 6, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) co-sponsored an event with the Martin Center to introduce a report on the spread of social justice education in the academy.
On January 6, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) co-sponsored an event with the Martin Center to introduce a report on the spread of social justice education in the academy.
 
Social justice activists say they want to bring about a golden age.
 
Free speech is in trouble on college campuses. Social justice indoctrination is to blame.
 
Wake County parent Dina Bartus garnered national attention recently for exposing a controversial assignment given to her child and other 10th–graders at Heritage High School in Wake Forest.
Wake County parent Dina Bartus garnered national attention recently for exposing a controversial assignment given to her child and other 10th–graders at Heritage High School in Wake Forest.
 
Campus protests started in the 1960s, but protests on today’s college campuses have a different vibe. While protests in the past pitted students against university leadership, protests in the present are supported and accommodated by presidents and administrators.
Campus protests started in the 1960s, but protests on today’s college campuses have a different vibe. While protests in the past pitted students against university leadership, protests in the present are supported and accommodated by presidents and administrators.
 
How does the Fake News succeed? They are devoid of any real journalists, even less integrity, and making up stuff to sell to those that don't really pay attention to much is their "stock n' trade".
How does the Fake News succeed? They are devoid of any real journalists, even less integrity, and making up stuff to sell to those that don't really pay attention to much is their "stock n' trade".
 
So much of our culture today seems to be about finding reasons to hate pop culture from even a decade or two ago.
So much of our culture today seems to be about finding reasons to hate pop culture from even a decade or two ago.
 
Last month various state and national media outlets reported North Carolina State University (NCSU) approved a Ph.D. program concentration in "social justice education."
Last month various state and national media outlets reported North Carolina State University (NCSU) approved a Ph.D. program concentration in "social justice education."
 
In 2015, Colorado School of Mines writing instructor Dr. Jon Leydens delivered a TED talk titled “engineering and social justice.” According to Leydens, in the mid-2000s students started asking him about how they could combine their “passion for social justice” with their “interest in engineering.”
In 2015, Colorado School of Mines writing instructor Dr. Jon Leydens delivered a TED talk titled “engineering and social justice.” According to Leydens, in the mid-2000s students started asking him about how they could combine their “passion for social justice” with their “interest in engineering.”
 
Kevin Hart lost his dream job as Oscar host, we're told, because he didn't follow the Academy's demand to apologize for his insensitive comments about homosexuality.
Kevin Hart lost his dream job as Oscar host, we're told, because he didn't follow the Academy's demand to apologize for his insensitive comments about homosexuality.
 
Since 1776, we became involved in 18 major conflicts and are now fighting in 17 countries.
Since 1776, we became involved in 18 major conflicts and are now fighting in 17 countries.
 
Many professors cannot resist the temptation to smuggle their personal beliefs into the courses they teach
Many professors cannot resist the temptation to smuggle their personal beliefs into the courses they teach
 
In Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina, social justice activists are telling their followers to boycott the Fourth of July this year, not to buy hot dogs or fireworks, and even to crash other people's cookouts
In Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina, social justice activists are telling their followers to boycott the Fourth of July this year, not to buy hot dogs or fireworks, and even to crash other people's cookouts
 
The millennial generation is taking a lot of heat lately, with even some of its members a bit shame-faced about their values, habits, and much else
The millennial generation is taking a lot of heat lately, with even some of its members a bit shame-faced about their values, habits, and much else
 
Today’s protest-ridden climate on college campuses might lead one to suspect that they are hotbeds of political disruption controlled by social justice
Today’s protest-ridden climate on college campuses might lead one to suspect that they are hotbeds of political disruption controlled by social justice
 
Higher education has a public relations problem on its hands. The results of a new Pew Research survey show that almost 60 percent of Republicans believe higher education has a “negative effect on the way things are going in the country
Higher education has a public relations problem on its hands. The results of a new Pew Research survey show that almost 60 percent of Republicans believe higher education has a “negative effect on the way things are going in the country
 
I attended an estate sale for the first time a couple of weeks ago, and a wave of unreality washed over me
I attended an estate sale for the first time a couple of weeks ago, and a wave of unreality washed over me
 
I fell in love with Barbarella in 1968 and never thought of her as Jane Fonda.
I fell in love with Barbarella in 1968 and never thought of her as Jane Fonda.
 
The term "justice" stands pretty well on its own. But attempts to add a qualifying adjective to "justice" can prove problematic
The term "justice" stands pretty well on its own. But attempts to add a qualifying adjective to "justice" can prove problematic
 
It took less than a week into the 2016-2017 academic year for several outrageous stories to surface on college campuses.
It took less than a week into the 2016-2017 academic year for several outrageous stories to surface on college campuses.
 
In 2006, I clipped a "Non Sequitur" cartoon that captured perfectly the mystique that surrounds our nation's universities
In 2006, I clipped a "Non Sequitur" cartoon that captured perfectly the mystique that surrounds our nation's universities
 
Educational fads always come with a shelf life; the implacable resistance of reality eventually makes them expire. Usually, the promised educational miracle has done more harm than good
Educational fads always come with a shelf life; the implacable resistance of reality eventually makes them expire. Usually, the promised educational miracle has done more harm than good
 
This is a new series of posts on Beaufort County Now which showcases various different political issue in video format. Each week, the series will post three to four political commentaries from independent video producers online. To see the previous addition of the series
This is a new series of posts on Beaufort County Now which showcases various different political issue in video format. Each week, the series will post three to four political commentaries from independent video producers online. To see the previous addition of the series
 
Not to complain but for the last 50 years politicians have offered me nothing.
Not to complain but for the last 50 years politicians have offered me nothing.
 
Hamilton College has for years had an open curriculum, allowing students the freedom to shape their education as they think best. Whether that's a good idea is debatable, but the college is about to move in the opposite direction by instituting a "diversity requirement" for all students
Hamilton College has for years had an open curriculum, allowing students the freedom to shape their education as they think best. Whether that's a good idea is debatable, but the college is about to move in the opposite direction by instituting a "diversity requirement" for all students
 
The term "Zero Tolerance," as it applies to school policies, is well known in society. Examples that might come to mind include a seven-year-old being suspended for eating a Pop Tart into the shape of a gun or a teen being suspended for wearing an American flag shirt.
The term "Zero Tolerance," as it applies to school policies, is well known in society. Examples that might come to mind include a seven-year-old being suspended for eating a Pop Tart into the shape of a gun or a teen being suspended for wearing an American flag shirt.
 
According to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro catalog, the course "ELC 381, The Institution of Education" is "required of students seeking teacher licensure." Unfortunately, the course often goes far beyond what is politically acceptable for an education course at a public university.
According to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro catalog, the course "ELC 381, The Institution of Education" is "required of students seeking teacher licensure." Unfortunately, the course often goes far beyond what is politically acceptable for an education course at a public university.
 
College Professor, Dr. Everett Piper, blasts student who felt offended at a college sermon. We need more college leaders like Everett.
 
Mention the words "social justice" to a conservative, and you might see eyes roll
Mention the words "social justice" to a conservative, and you might see eyes roll
 
Labor union organizers in North Carolina have turned in recent years toward an increased focus on "social justice" messages.
Labor union organizers in North Carolina have turned in recent years toward an increased focus on "social justice" messages.
 
This year, a plan for a "gender-neutral" housing complex at UNC-Chapel Hill drew lots of attention, first from the state legislature, and then from the university system's governing body, the UNC Board of Governors. The plan was intended to permit gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgendered...
This year, a plan for a "gender-neutral" housing complex at UNC-Chapel Hill drew lots of attention, first from the state legislature, and then from the university system's governing body, the UNC Board of Governors. The plan was intended to permit gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgendered...
 
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