Monthly Archive: March 2005

Mar 03 2005

Content-free political labels

Here’s a quiz. Who said the following: “In his inaugural address, Mr. Bush calls 9/11 the day “when freedom came under attack.â€? This is sophomoric. Osama did not send fanatics to ram planes into the World Trade Center because he hates the Bill of Rights. He sent the terrorists here because he hates our presence …

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Mar 02 2005

Putting thought police in the classroom

Most of you would have heard by now about the bill pending in the Ohio legislature (Senate Bill 24) to “establish the academic bill of rights for higher education.â€? The bill is both silly and misguided. It mixes motherhood and apple pie language (“The institution shall provide its students with a learning environment in which …

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Mar 01 2005

Living in a reality-free world

Here is some news to curl your hair. The Harris Poll® #14 of February 18, 2005 reports that: – 47 percent of Americans believe that Saddam Hussein helped plan and support the hijackers who attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001; – 44 percent believe that several of the hijackers who attacked the U.S. on …

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