City 'fixes' grades for failing students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — How do you fix a failing high school? Change the grades. Under pressure to boost student achievement, the state-designated “out of time” Automotive HS in Greenpoint, more…

'Love of power, love of money' leads to tyranny

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1904265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Benjamin Franklin[/caption] The Constitutional Convention was in a deadlock over how large and small states could be represented equally. Some delegates left. Then, on more…

'Self-pity is our worst enemy'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2144865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Helen Keller[/caption] Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880. At the age of two she suffered an illness that left her blind and deaf. more…

Report vindicates scientist hounded for 'sexism'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Independent) A leaked European Commission report has supported Sir Tim Smith’s claims that apparently sexist comments about the "trouble with girls in science" were meant as a more…

Prof threatens failing grade for Bible references

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Campus Reform) Wisconsin college student Rachel Langeberg claims she was advised to remove them and threatened by her professor with a failing grade after she included references to more…

Blind faith cannot fill in evolutionary gaps

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Warning of a 'formal and permanent despotism'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2144585" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington[/caption] On June 25, 1824, James Madison wrote to Henry Lee: "I entirely concur in the propriety of resorting to the sense in more…

Kids create black markets in cafeterias

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — Children are creating their own black markets to trade and sell salt due to First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules. During a hearing before the more…

Teacher has sex with student, nude pix circulate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="cxaGh1dTrsfmK5FwGdOXxGMzfWWbXU2D" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (DAILYMAIL) — A 29-year-old teacher has admitted to having sex with one of her students, telling cops: 'I guess I had feelings for him.' Megan more…