Give The People Bread and Circuses Instead of Education and Intellectual Challenge

The ancient Roman satirist and poet Juvenal accused his fellow citizens of selling out their patriotic duty for bribes of “bread and circuses.” They cared not about their freedom or the well-being of their fellow citizens, only about entertainment and food.   "… Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated... Continue Reading →

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50% of College Students Are Expected to Pay for Their Education

"Nearly half of all parents of college students expect their children to pay for all or some of their costs, according to a recent Discover Student Loans survey of parents. That compares with 39 percent in 2012." -- WPost.

Academia Is Actually Quite Tolerant, Accepting of Conservative Viewpoints

New book, "Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University" by Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn Sr. challenges the notion that colleges are hostile to conservatives by interviewing 152 conservative professors: "Most conservative professors told them that the university is a far more tolerant place than its right-wing critics imagine. Many, in fact, first turned... Continue Reading →

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