Tag Archives: Higher Education

Notes for a White Kid in University: An Introduction to the Blindingly Obvious

Look around you. Can you find anything with a moving part that was not invented by whites?  Anything electronic? Cars, telephones, computers, aircraft, antibiotics, on and on–all sprang from the minds of white people. You are not supposed to say … Continue reading

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Beware the Academic Zika Virus

They (your children) will not learn that socialist governments in the twentieth century murdered more than 100 million of their own people for dissenting or being suspected of dissenting to the imposition of socialism…     Nor will they be told … 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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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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The College Bureaucracy: How Education Forgot the Students and Became A Business

Ralph Reiland wrote in 1996 in the National Review that “over the past two decades, the number of college and university faculty has increased by 30 per cent and the number of non-faculty jobs on campus has more than doubled.” … Continue reading

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

…far from being caused by funding cuts, the astonishing rise in college tuition correlates closely with a huge increase in public subsidies for higher education.   In my field (range management), these “public subsidies” come, mostly from USDA grants to … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Americans R Stupid

Even though more Americans than ever are going to college, we continue to fall farther and farther behind intellectually. Pretty easy to see. Just peruse any university curriculum and you will find all manner of “studies” programs–women  studies, fag studies, … Continue reading

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Education Expert Says College Freshmen Read at Seventh-grade Level

This is not really “breaking news.” Over twenty years ago I had one (university student) tell me that she was “not going to take any more of my courses if I was going to make her read a book.” How do … Continue reading

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