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    War against boys continues

    Several years ago, Christina Hoff Sommers wrote a great book entitled The War Against Boys. What she was getting at was the crusade to “improve” the socialization of boys so that they wouldn’t be so competitive, aggressive, and so on, thereby ensuring peace and harmony for the world. The book…
    Locker Room contributor, November 10, 2003
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    Hood pops a cap in UNC

    In his conclusion, John states, “The real reason that officials want to raise the cap, I’m afraid, is that they care about how UNC-Chapel Hill ranks in the U.S. News rankings each year.” That’s well in keeping with my May 30 Clarion Call article, given the subtle headline of…
    Locker Room contributor, November 10, 2003
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    That Sucking Sound…

    That sucking sound you hear is freedom draining away from home schools in California. Apparently California has discovered that home schools represent a big potential market, or loss, for the state. In a new assault on the ever-growing home school movement, California has set up a system to seduce…
    Locker Room contributor, November 10, 2003
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    What’s Erik Root been up to?

    Cali-Carolina…
    Locker Room contributor, November 10, 2003
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    SNAFU at UNCW

    According to the latest…
    Locker Room contributor, November 10, 2003
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    The Sword of Damocles

    Social Security is truly a Sword of Damocles hovering over the heads of Americans, especially younger ones — but politics has made it impossible to get anywhere with the efforts at removing the sword or even somewhat dulling the blade. It hovers there, like one of those fabulous Lord of…
    Locker Room contributor, November 7, 2003
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    “medically safe” ? for whom?

    Here’s how that notoriously pro-life newspaper, The New York Times, described what the writers below glibly called a “medically safe procedure” (warning: this is graphic): quote ——————– The technique was designed for abortions done after 18 to 20 weeks, when the fetus’s head has grown too large to…
    Locker Room contributor, November 7, 2003
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    Bush curtails women’s right to murder

    This partial-birth abortion ban has Becky Kooistra of the oddly named “Choice USA” and Erica Robinson of the even more oddly named “Voices for Planned Parenthood” quite upset. Read this tirade in The Daily Tar Heel. Here are a few rhetorical highlights: quote ——————- Partial-birth abortion ban…
    Locker Room contributor, November 7, 2003