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Hopefully this awareness will herald the beginning of the end of the malignant growth of “The Administrators”. A cancerous curse growing at the expense of the students. See: Administrators Ate My Tuition

“It’s kind of a weird thing that’s happened with American society—this idea that you have to have a college degree to be a respectable member of the middle class,” says Glenn Reynolds, professor of law at the University of Tennessee and purveyor of the popular Instapundit blog. Reynolds’ latest work, The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education From Itself, looks at the higher education bubble and how parents, students, and educators can remake the education system. Reynolds sat down with Reason TV’s Alexis Garcia to discuss why Americans are spending more for a college education and how students are responding to increasing tuition costs. “Given how expensive it is to go to college, there has to be a return sufficient to make it worth the time and especially the money,” Reynolds states. “You’re seeing declining enrollment in some schools and you’re seeing much more price resistance on the part of both parents and students.”The discussion also includes Reynolds’ take on school choice, the upcoming elections, the current state of the blogosphere, and whether or not both political parties are necessary. Nearly a decade after Reynolds published An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths, the blogfather still remains optimistic about technology’s ability to empower the individual and inspire grassroots movements.

via Glenn Reynolds on the Future of Higher Education & How Kids are Getting Wise to Student Loan Debt – YouTube.

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I am always amazed that the loudmouths from the sixties’ campuses are now in charge of most universities and are the worst offenders about squelching free speech on campus. Maybe it’s because they’re the ones in charge now?

FIRE’s Essay Contest will award $20,000 in scholarships to high school juniors and seniors this fall! Visit http://www.thefire.org/contest to enter. Deadline Nov. 25, 2012.

Did you know that some colleges and universities restrict student speech rights? Don’t be surprised by campus censorship when you get to college — know before you go! Visit http://www.thefire.org to learn more.

via What Every Student Should Know Before Starting College – YouTube.

You will be shocked to know what colleges are censoring on campus. First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff from thefire.org talks to Glenn Reynolds about efforts by colleges and universities to kill free speech. Hear what happened when a University of Wisconsin Stout professor put a poster on his door with a quote from the TV show Firefly.

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College is not the only way to get a good education in America.

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I don’t think there is anything left to say, except to remind you, “Your tax dollars at Work!”

Maybe Matthew 7:16 “By Their Works Ye Shall Know Them”

Presented by Timothy Terrell at the Mises Circle at Furman University: “The Coming Currency Crisis and the Downfall of the Dollar,” 13 November 2010.

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Vote for the Witch! You would think that would endear her to all those moonbeam atheist Dhimmicretins, wouldn’t you? I guess their worship of the omnipotent state takes precedence. She actually understands that the “separation of church and state” is not in the First Amendment to our Constitution. To them that’s a bigger heresy than witchcraft that they would under all other circumstances they would approve.

Also:

Palin, O’Donnell Speak, Dhimmicretins Expose Ignorance

Mark Levin Rips A New One On Moron Caller About Separation Of Church And State

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