Category Archives: Education

American Education or Socialist Indoctrination?

A civilization becoming a shadow of its former greatness – this is the gift of the Left. And it makes me simultaneously sad and fighting mad. — jtl, 419 By Tabitha Korol via Constitution Nikita S. Krushchev said, “Comrades! We … Continue reading

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National Education–It Has Always Been About “Reconstructing” Southern Culture

It seems that the educational messiahs in Washington at that time (ever read about them in your history books?) felt that one of the leading causes of Southern secession was that Southern folks had existed for all those years without … Continue reading

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Education Is “Reconstruction”–Even Today!

I have, over the years, often maintained that public (government) education was an integral part of “reconstruction.” Unfortunately, most Southern folks I have talked to either totally don’t get it, or they don’t even want to think about it. To … Continue reading

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On Campus at U.PE: The University of Practically Everywhere

 This gives me “flashbacks” of my recently retired from academic career. Fred is right on with his assessment of the university system. — jtl, 419 by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything   In the fall of the year, as … Continue reading

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7 Ways the Department of Education Made College Worse

… there has been a shocking decline in academic standards. Grade inflation is rampant… very little improvement in critical reasoning skills occurs in college. Adult literacy is falling amongst college graduates… Ideological conformity is increasingly valued over free expression and … Continue reading

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A Literate American: Home Brew

 Now, if I can teach a not-three-year-old to read in a few months in under a half-hour a day, how in god’s name can the schools fail to do it in twelve years? And the really fun part begins when Fred tells … Continue reading

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Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State

 Microcosms of the police state, America’s public schools contain almost every aspect of the militarized, intolerant, senseless, overcriminalized, legalistic, surveillance-riddled, totalitarian landscape that plagues those of us on the “outside.”   Anyone responsible for sending a kid to one of … Continue reading

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The Credential Is Killing the Classroom

…if aliens from another planet came down and observed a typical class at a typical university and were asked what they had witnessed, they would scan the cinder block and fluorescent room, ponder the pained look on student faces, and … Continue reading

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Academic Fascism

 George Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell’s statement, he need only step upon most college campuses.  When I got home from Vietnam, … Continue reading

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Lies My History Teacher Told Me.

My high school history teachers all seemed to be ex-jocks who weren’t athletically talented enough to make it to the majors. The main chance for them to continue playing games for pay was to join the teaching profession and coach … Continue reading

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