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How Sex Ed Screwed Millennial Women

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Camille Paglia once suggested that real sex education would involve sitting a tween girl down and giving her a stark reality check. Forget condoms on bananas. The real issue would be: Do you want to have babies or not? Then, let the life planning begin. Instead, what the majority of millennial students received via public […]

Obama’s Lawyer Basically Tells SCOTUS That Religious Schools Are Toast

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

During oral arguments made in the same-sex marriage case heard by the Supreme Court on Tuesday (Obergefell v. Hodges), Justices Roberts and Alito questioned Solicitor General Donald Verrilli about the rights of religious schools if the Court decides to impose same-sex marriage on the states. Justice Roberts asked if religious schools that provide housing to married […]

Georgia Teacher Forced to Retire for Telling Students That Obama Is Not a Christian

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

Dublin, Georgia, middle school teacher Nancy Perry will retire at the end of this school year, and chances are she won’t receive a gold watch. Dublin City Schools voted to force Perry to retire because she allegedly told her students that President Obama is not a Christian, and neither is anyone who voted for him. […]

SHOCK VIDEO: State School Board Member Tells Parents Civil War Ended State Sovereignty

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

  Update: the board member in the video is Michael Jones, not John Martin as stated originally. The post has been updated to reflect the correct information. At a recent hearing conducted by the Missouri State Board of Education, board member Michael Jones defended Common Core by telling a parent that the “war of northern […]

Would You Let Your Kid Walk Home Alone to Support Free Range Parenting?

Monday, April 27th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

It was a warm spring day in 1994. I stood waiting on the corner across from my school at the spot my mother and I had long ago agreed upon would be our pickup location. I stood waiting as droves of children passed by until I was virtually alone. Ever been around a school 10 […]

Student Sues Columbia for Failing to Protect Him from Harassment of ‘Rape’ Claimant

Friday, April 24th, 2015 - by The Tatler

Here’s a bit of a twist to the usual stories we hear concerning rape on college campuses. On Thursday, a student at Columbia University filed suit against the school for failing to protect him from harassment by a fellow student making rape allegations. According to the New York Daily News, both the school and law […]

Earn College Credit for Bashing Jews!

Friday, April 24th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Shalom Life reports: Outraged students and pro-Israel groups are up in arms over a new course being taught at the University of California Riverside. The class, called “Palestine & Israel: Settler-Colonialism and Apartheid,” labels Jewish citizens of Israel as “occupiers,” and tries to discredit their claims to their homeland. The class is being taught by […]

Hillary and How Hollywood Turned Menopause into a Curse

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Language warning: NSFW Praised for her raw take on women’s body issues, comedian Amy Schumer hosted Tina Fey, Patricia Arquette and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for a sketch taking on Hollywood’s treatment of middle-aged women on the latest episode of her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer. It was a well-timed take on a rote discussion aired in […]

Babies, Just Another ‘Temporary Disability’

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The Supreme Court Just Made It Easier for #Pregnant Workers to Prove #Discrimination http://t.co/kqjp1cRQ7w — What’s My Fertility? (@PlanMyFertility) April 13, 2015 London-based Goldman Sachs exec Sonia Pereiro-Mendez just won a hefty $1.5 million in an out-of-court settlement simply by claiming that her employer discriminated against her pregnant and lactating body: Pereiro-Mendez said senior management made […]

Michigan Lawmakers Want Homeschooled Children Registered Like Dogs and Inspected by Social Workers

Monday, April 20th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

In the wake of the tragic murders of two Michigan children whose mother tortured them before stuffing them into the family’s freezer, lawmakers are calling for more stringent regulation of homeschooling in the state. The proposed legislation from state Rep. Stephanie Chang, a Detroit Democrat, would require homeschooled children to be inspected twice per year […]

LAUSD Finds That $1.3 Billion iPad Program Was Largely a Bust

Friday, April 17th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

I know my shocked face is around here somewhere… The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking to recoup millions of dollars from technology giant Apple over a problem-plagued curriculum that was provided with iPads intended to be given to every student, teacher and administrator. To press its case, the Board of Education on Tuesday […]

Welp…Now We Know How Hillary Feels About Common Core

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

[Begins at 5:33] During a campaign event at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton was finally asked to say something about Common Core — which promises to be a prominent issue in the 2016 campaign. Of course, it wasn’t a reporter who asked Clinton about the wildly unpopular educational standards, […]

Hillary’s Campaign-Video Hypocrisy Exposed

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

Hillary Clinton’s presidential announcement video featured a lineup of ordinary Americans talking about things they’re getting ready for, including a mother and daughter who were packing up their belongings and preparing to move. “My daughter is about to start kindergarten next year,” the mother says, “so we’re moving, just so she can belong to a […]

Should the Right Reject a Feminism That Fights for Men?

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The Telegraph has picked up on one of the equity feminists breaking new ground in the War on Men, American Enterprise Institute’s resident scholar, Christina Hoff Sommers. With more than 2 million views, her Factual Feminist series is drawing some serious attention from a mainstream media bogged down by the likes of Jessica Valenti and […]

Milking Kids for Cash: Legislators Seek to Triple Funding Amidst Double-Dipping Scandal

Sunday, April 12th, 2015 - by Walter Hudson

Minneapolis Urban League under fire for potential double billing – Minneapolis Star Tribune: Minn… http://t.co/jlEuqw3RSV #minneapolis — MinneapolisMinnesota (@MinneapolisM) April 13, 2015   The Minneapolis school board will vote Tuesday on whether to renew a contract with the Minneapolis Urban League, an organization at the center of scandal regarding double-dipping between state and local governments. […]

School District Releases Sensitive Student Data and Parent ‘Cooperativeness’ Ratings

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

Parents were outraged to learn that the Tewksbury Public School District in Massachusetts released a 200-page document last week that included sensitive student data, including parental cooperative ratings. According to the Tewksbury Town Crier: The list, which replaces student names with numbers, remains in alphabetical order. Information included the student’s current grade, the out-of-district school, […]

[VIDEO] College Students Can’t Answer Basic Questions About the Holocaust and WW II

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

Jerry Amernic, author of The Last Witness, asked university students in Toronto some very simple questions about the Holocaust and World War II. Their answers demonstrate a remarkable ignorance of some of the most important events of the 20th century. The students couldn’t answer even the most basic questions, like how many Jews died in the […]

Leftist Pollution in Academia Continues: U. of Michigan Cancels American Sniper Showing

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Oh, the commies… The University of Michigan’s Center for Campus Involvement canceled a showing of American Sniper after 300 students protested, saying the film “not only tolerates but promotes anti-Muslim…rhetoric and sympathizes with a mass killer. Chris Kyle was a racist who took a disturbing stance on murdering Iraqi civilians…watching this movie is provocative and […]

Are Millennials Putting the ‘Cult’ in 21st Century ‘Corporate Culture’?

Monday, April 6th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

According to USA Today, “Millennial workers want free meals and flex time” but there’s more to it than that. Look beyond the requests for flex time and generous perks like on-site massages and game rooms, and you’ll see a generation of workers demanding a workplace with all the comforts of, well, family. When Jena Pellegrino, […]

WATCH: SNL Puts Sweet Ending on HBO’s Disturbing Scientology Doc

Monday, April 6th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

After the mind-warp that was Going Clear, HBO’s scathingly detailed examination of the Church of Scientology, you’ll need a really good laugh to recover your sanity. Check out this past weekend’s SNL spoof of the Church of Scientology’s now-infamous ’90s music video. Then remind yourself that the “religion” of Scientology is nothing more than the culmination of […]

When Jews Flee, Christians Become the Target

Saturday, April 4th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Israel National News reports on Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor’s latest speech to the United Nations Security Council regarding the grotesque mistreatment of Christians in the Islamic world: Amb. Prosor began by explaining that these days, as the Jewish Passover approaches, there is a terrible new “exodus” that is plaguing the Middle East, one “driven […]

Students Rally ‘Round High School ‘Girl’ in Revealing Yoga Pants Forced to Change to Conceal Manhood

Friday, April 3rd, 2015 - by Scott Ott

In what may be the most shocking civil rights violation since Memories Pizza announced it would not do something for gays that it has never been asked to do, a high school student in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, was compelled to change out of yoga pants which the school deemed too revealing. The student, a physiological male […]

Atlanta Teachers Who Cheated on Student Test Scores Are Now in JAIL!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in jail Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years. In one of the nation’s largest cheating scandals of its kind, the 11 defendants were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their roles […]

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case Involving Worship in NYC Public Schools

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - by Chris Queen

On March 30, the Supreme Court declined to review a case involving which groups can meet after hours in New York City’s public schools. The Bronx Household of Faith, a small congregation, sued the city over its policy. The city permits groups to rent school facilities for extended periods of time for “social, civic and […]

Survey Says: Middle Class Women Want to Get Laid!

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Results of a recent British study published in the Guardian reveal that if you’re a woman, the more middle class you are, the more sexual partners you have: Given the number of headlines about teenage single mothers from deprived backgrounds, you’d be forgiven for assuming that being in a lower social class equals an increased likelihood […]

The Radical Left Fishes for Israel, Uses Jewish Americans as Bait

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Jewish Americans are being baited by a radical Left that has sharpened their anti-Bibi fangs in the ready to rip apart the nation of Israel and the entire body of world Jewry. It’s a bold statement, but it’s an honest one. If you thought V15 would dissolve, their participants cashing in the last of the […]

VIDEO: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks Out in New Book ‘Heretic’

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Watch as the infamous activist, blacklisted by Brandeis University for her anti-Islam views, discusses her new book Heretic and the concept of reforming Islam. Martha Raddatz has no problem outing herself as a turncoat feminist, accusing Hirsi Ali, herself a survivor of female genital mutilation, of unfairly attacking Islam now that she has left the religion. […]

Even the New York Times Has Had a Bellyful of Crybaby College Students

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

This piece, by Times writer Judith Shulevitz, has got to be read in full to be believed. The opening will give you a (dis)taste: KATHERINE BYRON, a senior at Brown University and a member of its Sexual Assault Task Force, considers it her duty to make Brown a safe place for rape victims, free from […]

The Culture of Entitlement: Somebody Else Pay for My College Tuition!

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

The headline on this op-ed piece blog post in the Washington Post says it all: College applicant: I got in! But I can’t afford it. Was all my hard work for nothing? The author of the piece, Crysten Price, is a high-school senior in Louisiana who just got admitted to Tulane, so let’s cut her […]

Pay Heed Washington D.C.: This Is Why The Freedom Of Religion Still Matters

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 - by Michael van der Galien

Well, at least Senators Ted Cruz and James Lankford are going to try: With only three weeks remaining for Congress to overturn two Washington, D.C., laws that violate the religious freedom of Catholic schools and colleges—as well as other religious and pro-life organizations—Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and James Lankford of Oklahoma have done the “right […]

Greek Organizations at the University of Georgia Ban Hoop Skirts

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

For years when I’ve heard of ridiculous political correctness run amok in American academia, I’ve breathed a sigh of relief that it hasn’t happened at my alma mater, the University of Georgia. Until now. Sororities and fraternities at UGA have banned the use of hoop skirts at events over concerns of the appearance of racism. […]

Hillary Supporters Force Little Girls to Shill for Bill as First Lady in 2016

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Get your vomit bags out before watching this shameful attempt at brainwashing the next generation into thinking Hillary Clinton should be their feminist savior. The YouTube account “Bill for First Lady 2016″ has released a campaign spot featuring a series of little girls rhyming 5 reasons why Hillary should run for president in 2016. They […]

Slate: Sending Kids to Private School Makes You a ‘Bad Person’

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - by Walter Hudson

The single greatest cultural barrier to the preservation and advancement of liberty is our reverence for sacrifice. We use the word in reference to things which are actually profitable transactions, like choosing to study for a test rather than go drinking. The true meaning of sacrifice is exhibited by an author at Slate who thinks you […]

A Hundred Grand Per Year for a Journalism Degree from Columbia? Please…

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Well, almost a hundred: $92,933, to be exact, at the prestigious Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. No wonder they’re slowly going out of business: Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism will reduce its class size and cut about six positions from its staff as the news industry retrenches. The school will gradually reduce enrollment over several […]

Watch Megyn Kelly’s Glorious Response to Professors Who Want to Ban the U.S. Flag

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

  Fox New’s Megyn Kelly had a one-word response to professors at the University of California, Irvine, who want the United States flag banned because it contributes to racism. Actually, Kelly didn’t even need an actual word to express her feelings about the professors, who have expressed their support for a student organization that voted […]