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A Shocking Thing Happened To College Tuitions In 2016…

The staggering inflation rates of college tuition over the past couple of decades has been a frequent topic for us.  As the Wall Street Journal notes today, the cost of educating our snowflakes has soared since the early 90’s and outstripped overall inflation by nearly 4x.  It seems that the liberal indoctrination of an entire […]

3 Examples That Show How Common Core Is Destroying Math Education In America

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Whenever you let federal bureaucrats get their hands on anything they are probably going to ruin it.  During the Obama administration, the Department of Education spearheaded a transformation of American education that was absolutely breathtaking.  Over a period of about five years, Common Core standards were […]

Trump To Rewrite Obama Rules On Student Loan Foregiveness

A few months ago we noted that 31% of college students in the U.S., or roughly 2.4 million kids, literally admitted to using student loan money to fund their binge drinking trips to Cancun and Daytona Beach for spring break.  Now, while most of us who’ve had the opportunity to live in the real world, […]

Here Are The 66 Programs That Trump’s Budget Eliminates

President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal would completely eliminate 66 federal programs, for a savings of $26.7 billion.  As The Hill reports, some of the programs would receive funding for 2018 as part of a phasing-out plan. Here are the programs the administration wants on the chopping block… Agriculture Department — $855 million McGovern-Dole International […]

Exposing The Student Servitude Scam

Authored by Gordon Long via MATASII.com, Many today strongly believe it is morally wrong to indenture students to the degree of liabilities presently required to achieve the education required to become a productive contributor within our modern society. The question we need to demand answers to is why has college costs for students exploded upward, while salaries and job positions for […]

Ron Paul Warns “We Are In The Last Stages Of The Welfare-Warfare State”

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill was designed to give Congress and the White House more time to negotiate a long-term spending bill. Passage of a long-term […]

Cornell Students Charge Well-Known Professor With ‘Sexism’ To Retaliate For His Union Opposition

Authored by Ashe Schow via TheFederalist.com, For this story we need to adapt an old saying: “Hell hath no fury like a graduate student scorned.” In late March, graduate students at Cornell University attempted to unionize. Several public universities have allowed this to happen, but private universities such as Cornell have been more wary. Just […]

Trump To Sign ‘Energy Independence’ Order Tomorrow Rolling Back Obama Climate Change Initiatives

Coming off a brutal Trumpcare defeat, delivered by members of his own party no less, Trump has decided to return to a strategy of progressing his policy initiatives through executive order.  As such, tomorrow President Trump is set to sign a sweeping new order aimed at promoting domestic oil, coal and natural gas by reversing […]

Michael Hudson: Trump Is Obama’s Legacy – Is This The End Of The Democratic Party?

Authored by Michael Hudson via NakedCapitalism.com, Nobody yet can tell whether Donald Trump is an agent of change with a specific policy in mind, or merely a catalyst heralding an as yet undetermined turning point. His first month in the White House saw him melting into the Republican mélange of corporate lobbyists. Having promised to […]

Hawaii High School Teacher: “If They Are Here In The U.S. Illegally, I Won’t Teach Them”

John Sullivan, a Social Studies teacher at Campbell High School in Oahu, Hawaii, is under fire this week after sending an email to all faculty at his school refusing to teach students who are in the country illegally.  A copy of the email was obtained by Hawaii News Now and read as follows: “This is […]