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The Anti-Intellectualism, Ignorance, and Intolerance at Our American Universities

Since the 1960s the American University as an institution has ceased to be geared for education. It has, instead, become an institution geared to the indoctrination of an anti-American leftism that is wholly anti-intellectual. This is something that a member of the American Enterprise Institute recently saw first hand, but he isn’t the only one. […]

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KMOX CBS Manufactures Journalism to Create ‘Outrage’ Over Confederate Flag

The Confederate flag has a very long and controversial history, to be sure. But a recent CBS report on a flag dustup in a school in Missouri shows just how slipshod journalism is today. So, as the story goes, some kids at a Kansas City suburban high school have been playing with the Confederate battle […]

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Brandeis University Now Supporting Terrorism and Female Mutilation

Brandeis University withdrew its offer of an honorary degree to women’s rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali this month, sparking criticism for bowing to anti-American pressure brought against the university by Muslim groups. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a well known women’s rights advocate who has been fighting against the excesses of radical Islam were its constant […]

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Michigan Muslims Upset Over Christian Church’s Easter Egg Hunt

Remember, liberals say that we need to be “tolerant” of Muslims in the U.S. because, gosh darn it, they are Americans just like you and me. While you are remembering that, Muslims in Dearborn, Michigan are trying to oppress a local Christian Church because it is hosting an Easter egg hunt. Proof that Muslims are […]

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Common Core Worksheet Tells Kids to Chose 2 Amendments to Remove from Constitution

Controversy has erupted over a Common Core team assignment at a middle school in Arkansas requiring students to decide which two amendments to remove from the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution. The assignment from the Bryant School District in Bryant, Ark., titled an “Assessment over The Bill of Rights,” tasked kids with deciding […]

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Chgo Teachers Union Chief Wants Math Corrupted With ‘Social Justice’ Propaganda

Did you think that math was a subject that is by its very nature free of political ideology? Did you think that math was just, well, math? Maybe it won’t surprise you that Chicago teachers union chief, Karen Lewis, disagrees with you and thinks that math isn’t just math but should also be a platform […]

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Illinois School: Gun Rights Only What Government Allows Them to Be

The U.S. Constitution says that our Second Amendment rights shall not be infringed. That’s pretty straightforward. But a middle school in Illinois has decided that shall not really means that you have no rights unless government says you are allowed to have them. According to a workbook handout from Grant Middle School in Springfield, Illinois–that […]

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‘Queer Theory’ Professor Charged For Assaulting a Teenaged Pro-Life Demonstrator

Yesterday I wrote about how Democrats in Cincinnati threw a big welcome home party for a criminal convicted of vote fraud. Even MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, a man guilty of inciting to murder, came on down to Cincy to celebrate this criminal. Well, now, with the tale of a “queer theory” professor from the U of […]

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Michigan Teachers Union Wants NO Christian Teachers

The Michigan teachers union apparently doesn’t want any Christian teachers as “non-Christian” teachers are given special consideration for new positions. The union contract in Ferndale Public Schools in Oakland County, Michigan, specifically stipulates that Christian candidates will be given less consideration than minorities and teachers of other religious convictions. As Michigan’s Mackinac Center reports, the […]

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Empower Black Parents With Vouchers

  In a commentary titled “Solutions to Black Education”, Dr. Walter E. Williams writes the following: “There is little that the political and education establishment will do about the grossly fraudulent education received by many black youngsters, and more money is not the answer. For example, according to findings by Cato Institute’s Andrew J. Coulson, Washington, […]

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Tax Preparers Getting Tax Dollars to Sign You Up for Obamacare?

It is tax season and Americans everywhere are taking their receipts and forms to their favorite tax preparer to find out what that final tally will be. But are our tax preparers getting a cash bonus from the taxpayers to sign customers up for Obamacare while they are filling out our tax forms? It seems […]

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Despite Leftist Handwringing, Bicycles More Dangerous to Kids Than Guns

Liberals are still wailing about the “danger” our kids face in schools due to guns in the classroom and mass shootings. But even as Bloomberg’s absurd anti-gun group and others act as if we have some national crisis, the reality of it is that bicycles hurt more kids every year than guns, and not by […]

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Fetid Chicago Schools: 11-Year-Old Suspended for Broken Toy Gun

Once again we see the stupidity of the so-called “zero tolerance” policy in our fetid schools with an 11-year-old boy in Chicago who was suspended for voluntarily turning in a broken toy gun to school officials after he remembered he had it in his coat pocket when he got to school. Chicago’s Frederick Funston Elementary […]

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Groupon Celebrates ‘President Alexander Hamilton’ For Presidents Day

It’s Presidents Day and Chicago-based Groupon has some celebrating to do. In fact, this year they are celebrating that well-known president Alexander Hamilton. Groupon made the announcement of their Presidents Day honoree in a February 14 press release. “Starting tomorrow, Groupon will be kicking off Presidents Day weekend by giving customers 10 dollars off 40 […]

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Federal Judge Doesn’t Know Difference Between Constitution and Declaration of Independence

In an important decision striking down the votes of the people of Virginia, a Federal Judge proved she didn’t known the difference between the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence. Thank you liberal educational establishment. When U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen issued her ruling taking away the vote of […]

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America’s Top Colleges Have Done Away With Teaching U.S. History

A new report from Fox News on the trend among liberal arts colleges to drop any requirement that students take U.S. history classes to earn a degree is to me a mixed bag. Sure it is outrageous that our schools are telling students that U.S. history isn’t important, yet, it’s probably good kids aren’t learning […]

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The South Rose Again While The North Napped

Northern elites love to look down their noses and sneer at southerners whom they consider loutish hayseeds who are just plain stupid. But as many in the north have dismissed the south, our states south of Mason and Dixon’s line has risen again right under the north’s very nose. Now, the best quality of life […]

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Reporter Confronts Union Chief Supporting a Child Molesting Teacher

Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters recently traveled to Michigan to find out why the teachers union there is fighting so hard to force the taxpayers to give a big cash payment to a teacher convicted of molesting a child. Watters confronted Steven Cook, the head of the Michigan Education Association–the teachers union there–over why the […]

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Is zero tolerance dead in K-12?

We’ve been loud about the stupidity of zero tolerance rules in K-12 schools around the nation. We consider zero tolerance to be zero intelligence on the part of administrators. The policy has given us stupidity like a boy being expelled for chewing his pop tart into –roughly – the shape of a gun. A six […]

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Liberals are So Un-American, They Don’t Even Like Cookies

We are living under a tyranny of the minority in the United States today. Gays are barely two percent of the country, yet they are able to get TV stars suspended if even only for a few weeks just because they claim he is “homophobic.” And now, in Minnesota, a woman that has made cookies […]

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VIDEO: Al Sharpton’s Chicago Town Hall Revolts Against Democrat Machine Politics

On Thursday, December 19, a town hall hosted by extremist left-winger Al Sharpton of MSNBC, went a bit sideways for him as the event turned into a revolt against Chicago’s Democrat machine politics instead of a forum for his left-wing “solutions” to the problems besetting Chicago’s African Americans. Much to Sharpton’s dismay, the nearly 100% […]

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OUTRAGEOUS: School Bans Kid’s Christmas Poster Because it ‘Might be Religious’

It’s a sales job, not a religious message! It could be, it might be, it… isn’t religious, but the fearful authorities at a Minnesota school thought that a skeleton carton on a kid’s Christmas poster was “religious” and should be taken down. The poster featured the cartoon character Jack Skellington from the Tim Burton movie […]

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So why would somebody bring a gun to a school?

Another shooting at a school and you can bet the progressives are going to be screaming for a roundup of guns. But why would somebody bring a gun to a school and shoot up the place? There are a couple of things that stand out in the shootings we’ve seen over the past decade or […]

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Union-Loving School Official Says School Vouchers Would ‘Train Terrorists’

WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather One of the biggest solutions reformers have to fix our failing schools is to give parents vouchers that can be used to send kids to the parent’s choice of schools. But one union-backing school superintendent in North Carolina is so against any solutions outside those offered by unions that she is going […]

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And teachers want respect…

It’s no secret that, here at The Curmudgeon, we have issues with public school teachers. Our view is that they want to be treated as professionals and then everything they actually do says that they are an insular, self-absorbed, group of whining narcissists. Today is a case in point. WEST BRANCH, Mich. – The Michigan […]

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