Interesting Bits

05/23/2015 3:50

About the State of our Schools

New data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows that the more educated parents are, the more likely they are to homeschool their children.

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05/22/2015 7:40

How's That Smart Diplomacy?

Finland has sent letters to nearly a million military reservists, setting out their roles “in the event of war” amid rising tension with neighbouring Russia.

The letters have been dispatched to 900,000 former conscripts in the armed forces, including to Finns living abroad.

(Living on the border of the former Soviet Union and now Russia is not a good place to be. Finland was invaded by Stalin prior to World War II. They are probably thinking its pre-World War II allover again.  Obama, of couse, will do what he does in every crisis - go play golf.)

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05/22/2015 9:21

Don't See This Every Day

Beer-drinking man wearing scuba gear causes disturbance at McDonald's restaurant

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05/21/2015 7:00

Three Cheers (Again) for Kirsten Powers

Powers: Presuming guilt among Republicans and goodness among Democrats is so reflexive and rewarded in today's mainstream media culture, it's not that hard to see how Stephanopoulos truly would not have understood he had an egregious conflict of interest as he faced down Schweizer. Like a fish doesn't notice the water, today's mainstream journalists are impervious to their bias in favor of Democratic candidates or liberal issues. They believe they are being objective because they have mistaken their ideological belief system for truth

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05/21/2015 6:55

Administration is Deying Reality

Speaking to a group of Iraq War veterans who began the day wondering how the US and Iraq could possibly have lost Ramadi, a city for which Americans bled to pacify, National Security Advisor Susan Rice tried a novel approach to the question — complete and utter denial of reality.

(Don't think that will work but, with our MSM, who knows?)

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05/21/2015 6:34

A Bloated Bureaucracy

UW-Madison Able to Eliminate 434 Positions Without Laying Off Any Faculty.


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05/20/2015 4:34

Why does the Left Kowtow to Islam?

  For the left, the main source of evil in the world always comes from within America and from within the West, never outside of it.

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05/20/2015 9:58

OK, Who Even Thought of This?

World's First Gin Made Using  Ants (I don't think Gin and, after reading this, I don't plan to start.)

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05/20/2015 9:43

48 Reasons to Despise the Media

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05/20/2015 7:01

How True

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05/20/2015 6:41

Obama Snatched Defeat From Rimadi Victory

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05/19/2015 10:00

Speaking Truth to Politically Correct Power

This editorial is what is wrong. The Democrats are an alliance of Westchester and Harlem, of Montgomery County and intercity Baltimore. Westchester and Montgomery get a Citigroup asset stimulus policy that triples the market. The blacks get a decline in wages after inflation.

But the blacks get symbolic recognition in an utterly incompetent mayor who handled this so badly from beginning to end that her resignation would be demanded if she were white. The blacks get awful editorials like this that tell them to feel sorry for themselves.

In 1965 the Asians were discriminated against as least as badly as blacks. That was reflected in the word “colored.” The racism against what even Eleanor Roosevelt called the yellow races was at least as bad.

So where are the editorials that say racism doomed the Asian-Americans. They didn’t feel sorry for themselves, but worked doubly hard.

I am a professor at Duke University. Every Asian student has a very simple old American first name that symbolizes their desire for integration. Virtually every black has a strange new name that symbolizes their lack of desire for integration. The amount of Asian-white dating is enormous and so surely will be the intermarriage. Black-white dating is almost non-existemt because of the ostracism by blacks of anyone who dates a white.

It was appropriate that a Chinese design won the competition for the Martin Luther King [statue]. King helped them overcome. The blacks followed Malcolm X. 

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George L. Duncan
George L. Duncan