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    Mike Adams’ speech

    at the Pope Center conference is now on TownHall.com. Check it out.
    Locker Room contributor, November 14, 2003
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    Kinda like Rosie vs. that European Magazine. . .

    What happens if you take interest in a political dispute but you just can’t bring yourself to side with either party to it? I find I’m that away about this story, which involves the debate about extending state or local incentives to footloose corporations. Obviously I’m suspicious of…
    Locker Room contributor, November 13, 2003
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    free market transportation

    Below is a post to a list serve that I’m on written by free market environmentalist, author, and former North Carolinian, Wallace Kaufman. Wallace has given me permission to post it here. “Oddly enough the best system of urban transport I’ve seen is in former Soviet republics. In many of…
    Locker Room contributor, November 12, 2003
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    We’re not alone in dumbing down

    Just as one would expect socialized medicine to produce the same poor results no matter where it’s tried, so would one expect that government education would lead to the gradual erosion of academic standards no matter where it’s tried. This report from New Zealand gives some evidence to…
    Locker Room contributor, November 12, 2003
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    more on that sucking sound

    For more evidence that this Orange County California program is about bringing home schoolers under the wing of the state’s education establishment, just check out this quote from the Community Home Education Program web site. “Each family at CHEP is assigned to a caring, credentialed teacher who will help…
    Locker Room contributor, November 12, 2003
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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