Busybody politics

by Thomas Sowell -- It is hard to read a newspaper, or watch a television newscast without encountering someone who has come up with a new "solution" to society's "problems." Sometimes it more…

Vicious: Blacks pummel white child on bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="l2MmlzZDpZad1aX5eO_ztzTNR3uYnN8c"] A cell-phone video captures the 13-year-old boy's screams for help as he's pummeled with fists and kicked by three bigger, older youths who "ganged up" on more…

Mandatory hair tests for alcohol abuse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYHERALD) — St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights will begin randomly testing all students for alcohol consumption starting this fall, adding to the school's drug testing policy more…

Boy, 12: I was cheated in Final 'Jeopardy'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="I0MWlzZDpCtKxDE2xcZnjftYiTXytjXb"] (DAILYMAIL) — Young Jeopardy! contestant Thomas Hurley III has learned the hard way the importance of proper spelling after he correctly named the emancipation proclamation as more…

University doesn't want this one issue discussed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Officials at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., have decided to censor what their science teachers and instructors say, ordering them not to discuss the evidence of intelligent more…

Student presence increases poverty rate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE MORNING SUN) — The presence of university students in a community can dramatically increase its official poverty rate, according to a new study by the Census Bureau. more…

Professor: Stop teaching kids how to spell

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Spelling lessons should be scrapped because children can correct mistakes on their mobile phone or computer, a university professor has claimed. Sugata Mitra, professor of more…