I grew up on the leading edge of the sexual revolution, in a time when someone who chose not to engage in sex until marriage was not yet a rarity. Perhaps a return to that choice by a significant number of young people would result in the campus date rape rate returning to the lower levels seen 50 years ago.
The Chancellor of UC Berkeley has sent out an egregious email concerning “free speech” on campus. Ken White takes him to the woodshed.
People like Chancellor Dirks don’t just seek to raise a generation of civil Americans. They seek to raise a generation of Americans who look to the state to tell them what speech is acceptable. This is vile and shameful.
Read the whole thing.
WBAL reports that the Anne Arundel School Board will be hearing arguments at 1 pm this afternoon in the matter of the second-grader who was suspended in 2013 for chewing his breakfast pastry into a shape resembling a handgun. The School Board has previously upheld the suspension for manufacturing and possessing an Assault Pop-Tart.
The surest way to be deceived is to think oneself more clever than others.
—François de La Rochefoucauld
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Campus Reform reports that Michigan’s new state minimum wage will pressure state universities to hire fewer students or cut their work hours.
There’s a bit over in The Corner about the President joking that he would issue an executive order requiring boys to play fair with the girls at recess. The scary part is that he might have the authority to do so under Title IX.
Folks who used to complain about Jimmy Carter being a micromanager should remember that some of us forecast Carter II as the best case scenario for the Obama Administration.