Some books I’ve read recently that are worth mentioning: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen A free ebook on my Kindle reader. It was pretty good, good character development, not a complex plot, but its worth reading. I enjoyed it more than Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte). Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott Pretty good, Scott is, […]
…and inadvertently stave off the future SJW brigades? Times Higher Education Many social sciences and humanities faculties in Japan are to close after universities were ordered to “serve areas that better meet society’s needs”. Of the 60 national universities that offer courses in these disciplines, 26 have confirmed that they will either close or scale […]
Via amren A school-wide questionnaire at Western Washington University (WWU) asked the community “How do we make sure that in future years ‘we are not as white as we are today?’”
I missed this. WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — Although they won’t be issued until next March, vouchers that will allow hundreds of students from low-income families to attend private schools across North Carolina already have officials at many schools eagerly anticipating an influx of students. State lawmakers set aside $10 million in the budget for so-called […]
UPDATE: Added some beekeeping sites I am adding a new link catagory on the left below NC Food Producers, Links for Small Farms. These aren’t necessarily NC links so much as links that may be useful for North Carolinians who have a small farm or would like to. Here are the initial links: Back […]
H/T Free NC I am offering a FREE 5 day course on the basics of Supply and Demand. It is designed for high school students but enrollment is open if parents would like to join in as well. While there is no obligation at all with this offering, I am recruiting for my Fall 2013 […]
Via Ol’ Remus Via Free NC Natural Child An excerpt from John Gatto’s Why Schools Don’t Educate: I’ve noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my twenty-five years of teaching – that schools and schooling are increasingly irrelevant to the great enterprises of the planet. No one believes anymore that scientists are trained in science classes or […]
VIA Free North Carolina DHS has worked out what to do if you are threatened by an active shooter.
Nobody is surprised. “U.S. history courses at American colleges and universities downplay the nation’s economic, military, and political history and dramatically overemphasize the role of race. So finds a new study by the Texas Association of Scholars (TAS) and Center for the Study of the Curriculum at the National Association of Scholars (NAS). The […]
I don’t like to post other people’s original thoughts in their entirety, I would rather you visit their site. So, here are some excerpts from Bruce Charlton’ s Miscellany: I am now pretty much convinced that average and peak general intelligence (g) has been declining in the West for at least the past 200 years […]
Carolina Plott Hound Former Rep. Shumer goes to work for Duke Energy proving, once again, that Congress is just try outs for lobbying. Mary Lee swims up Cape Fear River. Laurie Foreman arrested, again. Illegal Mexican re-imported to get custody of his kids. I think, if he’s going to get custody, then the kids should […]
Professor Grover Furr from Montclair State University denies Stalin’s regime killed 1oo million, call it bullshit. Be careful what college you send your kids to. I recently came across this one through a Free North Carolina post. Video below.
I missed this, but SFMedic has put up an enormous list of PDFs here. Good stuff.
Re-post from Free North Carolina: Free online Constitution 101 and 201 classes from Hillsdale College