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March 21st, 2019
college campus
By: Walter E. Williams – townhall.com – March 20, 2019 Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people involved in cheating and bribery in order to get their children admitted to some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities such as Georgetown, Yale, Stanford, University of Texas, University of Southern California and UCLA. They often paid more than $100,000 to rig SAT...
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March 14th, 2019
Students sitting on grass
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 13, 2019 Universities are more than innocent victims in this scandal. Coming soon to a theater near you: The movie about wealthy and famous parents who paid a California fixer to cheat their child’s way into universities. Many readers have heard about the charges against 50 or so people on Tuesday for this real-life fraud...
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March 13th, 2019
Older man struggling w work
By: Daniel  Engber – slate.com – March 11, 2019 “Welcome to hustle culture,” wrote Erin Griffith in a January essay for the New York Times. “It is obsessed with striving, relentlessly positive, devoid of humor, and—once you notice it—impossible to escape.” She’s right about that last part: Writers on the burnout beat are everywhere. The Times piece followed on the...
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March 13th, 2019
Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman
By: Tom Winter, Pete Williams, Julia Ainsley and Rich Schapiro – nbcnews.com – March 12, 2019 Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are among 50 people charged in a $25 million college entrance exam cheating scheme, according to court documents unsealed in Boston on Tuesday. The alleged scam focused on getting students admitted to elite universities as recruited athletes, regardless of...
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March 6th, 2019
By: Dorothy Cummings McLean – lifesitenews.com – January 10, 2019 A new social contagion, called Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria, is making families miserable as previously contented girls attempt to become boys through hormones and surgery. On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article by journalist Abigail Shrier detailing the challenges of parents whose high-achieving teenage or college-age daughters – girls who...
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March 6th, 2019
Graph - Death Uptick
By: Jayne O’Donnell – usatoday.com – March 5, 2019 A study shows that more Americans are dying from drug and alcohol abuse and suicides than at any point in roughly the past 20 years. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more. Buzz60 The number of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide in 2017 hit the highest level since federal data collection started...
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March 5th, 2019
Probe-for-answers
By: Dr. Ray Bohlin – probe.org – November 16, 2008 Is the Earth Warming? Global warming is a very controversial and complicated topic. A few years ago I addressed my growing concerns about how certain scientists and the media were only telling part of the story.{1} I have hesitated to go further with a critique with what has become a global...
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February 21st, 2019
green marijuana plants
By: Alex Berenson – imprimis.hillsdale.edu – January 2019 Seventy miles northwest of New York City is a hospital that looks like a prison, its drab brick buildings wrapped in layers of fencing and barbed wire. This grim facility is called the Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Institute. It’s one of three places the state of New York sends the criminally mentally ill—defendants...
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February 19th, 2019
Smollett speaks at 47th NAACP
By: Kyle Smith – nationalreview.com – February 18, 2019 His case involves implausibility piled upon implausibility.The “we reported the Jussie Smollett case responsibly” contention has been blasted to smithereens. Twitter accounts and headlines in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times reported as fact Jussie Smollett’s wildly implausible allegations, and many other journalists did so as well, not...
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February 14th, 2019
red syringe
By: Wesley J. Smith – firstthings.com – January 8, 2016 Assisted-suicide advocacy is wrapped in euphemisms and false assurances. We are often told that medicalized killing will be “a last resort” reserved for the terminally ill, to be deployed only in the context of a long-term relationship with a caring doctor and, even then, strictly when there is no other...
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