May 27, 2017

Accepting Muslim Migrants is Like Playing Russian Roulette

Are U.S. presidents charged with protecting American lives or protecting American vanity—especially when the two clash? Put differently, what’s more important: our security or our ability to “feel good” about ourselves? Consider the two leading presidential candidates’ positions on Muslim immigration after the Brussels terror attack. Greek police escort migrants to a van outside a […]

PLAYING WITH FIRE

  Yazidi women taken to be sold   “The history of interactions among disparate peoples is what shaped the modern world through conquest, epidemics and genocide. Those collisions created reverberations that have still not died down after many centuries, and that are actively continuing in some of the world’s most troubled areas.” Jared Diamond, The […]

Obama Playing Gotcha with K-12 Tests

The Race to the Top Initiative created an opportunity for President Obama’s administration to wrest control over K-12 testing—from the international level to the classroom level—aligning most testing to Common Core “college and career ready” standards. Despite trying, states like Indiana and Oklahoma have found it impossible to exit Common Core because of this testing […]

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