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    Breaking Point on FoxNews

    The content of the Nov. 23 FOXNews Sunday-night special on schools called “Breaking Point” was selected badly. Hosted by E.D. Hill, the show presented public schools as either over-tested or under-tested, and implied at points that poor student performance in these schools may be due to the accountability burden…
    Locker Room contributor, November 24, 2003
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    More on UNCW vs. College Republicans

    Read here about how the UNCW Student Organization Committee excluded its sole Republican member from the vote to derecognize the College Republicans. Also find out how another conservative group was turned down for derecognition, with committee members greeting the proposal to recognize the group with such sagacious comment as…
    Locker Room contributor, November 24, 2003
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    Out-of-State Students fear tuition increase

    From the Daily Tar Heel: Possible Increase Worries Students. Let me get this straight. First, UNC thinks there are more qualified out-of-state students who would like to get in to UNC than currently can because of the admissions cap. Second, according to this DTH article, if out-of-state tuition is…
    Locker Room contributor, November 21, 2003
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    Roy’s Letter to the N&O

    In case you missed it, Roy got a ‘letter to the editor’ about corporate incentives published in the News & Observer yesterday. Everybody check it out.
    Locker Room contributor, November 20, 2003
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    The debate over the New Deal

    Two recently-published books take opposite corners in the “was FDR a great president” battle. Jim Powell’s book FDR’s Follies is an excellent account of the leftist (actually “fascist,” since Mussolini was revered by many members of FDR’s so-called Brain Trust) interventions that wrecked any chance for economic recovery back in…
    Locker Room contributor, November 20, 2003
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    Mark Steyn nails it

    Mark Steyn answers the question that all Americans have asked since Sept. 11: Why do they hate us? Of course, Steyn’s “they” encompasses all who hate us: quote ————————— The fanatical Muslims despise America because it’s all lapdancing and gay porn; the secular Europeans despise America because…
    Locker Room contributor, November 19, 2003
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    slight correction

    James Anderson wasn’t NC State’s diversity czar. He was vice provost for undergraduate affairs. I was an undergraduate when he first came to NC State. One of the first things he said upon arriving here was to insult the entire student body. “I don’t think the student body is as…
    Locker Room contributor, November 19, 2003
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    Government unions love Howie

    Howard Dean recently took a giant step toward landing the Democratic nomination with endorsements from two big unions that represent government employees, AFCSME and SEIU. As Stefan Gleason of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation points out in an article today on National Review Online ,…
    Locker Room contributor, November 19, 2003