Security through strength, lest good turn to evil

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland[/caption] The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, graduated its first class on June 10, 1854. The more…

Dad: School not preventing bullying of 2nd-grader

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="B5aWxrdTquNN1A15TyHQDlkalFw8gPm1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WAVY) — NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia — A Newport News father says his daughter, a second grader at Jenkins Elementary School, is being bullied and school more…

School director quits amid sex scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE) — A perceived lack of action over a warning he gave nearly three years ago about a “possible inappropriate relationship” between a high school teacher and more…

Predictions of 'useless public officers' came true

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billboard, 1944[/caption] Withholding taxes from paychecks began June 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money more…

Teen gets into all Ivy League colleges, chooses ...

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Y4ZDBrdTraFg75AEOAJMdXfXe7ArH3CZ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) — FULLERTON – The first call came from Yale in February. Within weeks, calls, e-mails and letters followed from Dartmouth, Brown, Penn, more…

Students protest middle-school dress code

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MLIVE) — Students at an Ann Arbor middle school are speaking up against a dress code they say is unfair and arbitrary. Sarah Myers-Levitt, an eighth-grade student at more…

Seinfeld: College kids way too PC these days

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="d1OHVqdTov8JqjAe6IdBBqSWjmGurbLt" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Jerry Seinfeld, one of America's most successful comedians, says he won't do shows on college campuses any more because the audiences at these venues have more…

Bible: 'The Rock upon which our republic rests'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson[/caption] His Scots-Irish parents emigrated from Ireland two years before his birth. At age 13, Andrew Jackson joined a local militia to fight more…