September 2012

How Illegal?

Some students today are getting so good at rationalizing it’s scary.

“You could study for two hours and get an 80, or you could take a risk and get a 90.”

“When it came to French class, where the teacher had literally taught me nothing … Read More

Is Honesty the Best Policy?

To begin with, I searched the internet with the question. The first link that showed up… no joke:

“Honesty Is Still The Best Policy Free Essays 1-20…/honesty-is-still-the-best-policy-page1.html 20+ items – Free Essays on Honesty Is Still The Best Policy for students.”

Notice the lack … Read More

A Cheat for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons was an Academy Award winning film about a principled man standing up against the king of England.A Man for All Semesters – a review of a book which has won no awards, but received plenty of attention – is … Read More

Perception Just Became Reality

For months the Democrats have painted Mitt Romney as out-of-touch, elite, and uncaring about the middle class. In conversations, I’ve defended him against many of those generalizations. While that was before his Libya statements, I kept thinking, he’ll bounce back.

All that went out of … Read More

Is Perception Reality?

It began with an e-mail exchange with Senior Analyst Jamie O’Boyle of the Center for Cultural Studies & Analysis.

“I assume you saw the Gallup report (Sept. 18) on Democrats driving economic confidence since the Democratic Convention,” O’Boyle’s message began.

It was 6:30 a.m. … Read More

I like Peggy Noonan, have for some time. As a former speechwriter to President Reagan, she’s not only smart but takes the necessary time to inform herself before writing her column that appears weekly in the Wall Street Journal . However, in her latest piece … Read More

Let’s Be Honest – Return of the Jedi Edition

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