Intellectual Takeout

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University Kindly Grants Students Two Hours of Free Speech Per Week

Via the Washington Times: A public university in Louisiana has a speech code that permits students to express their beliefs freely for two hours per week at three predetermined locations. The Northwestern State University policy requires...

Univ. of Chicago Students and Alums Respond to 'Safe Space' Letter

John Ellison, dean of students at the University of Chicago, recently sent letters to incoming freshmen detailing the school's commitment to academic freedom and inquiry. "Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so-called...

Morgan Freeman Destroys Black History Month

Most people in America think others should be treated equally regardless of their race. Unfortunately, the various interpretations of what is meant by "treating people equally" has led to a lot of actions that could be interpreted as pandering that...

9 Surprising Quotes on Welfare Reform

On August 22nd, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, better known as Welfare Reform. Shortly before signing the Act, President Clinton noted that the old welfare system: "[I]nstills the...

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