Interesting (and tedious) tidbits from Nikki Haley’s new book

So I read Nikki Haley's new book, With All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace last night. I am mostly ambivalent about it. I like Haley personally and always imagined she'd end up being the first female president. And I love everything associated with South Carolina. To be honest, however, I wasn't very … Continue reading Interesting (and tedious) tidbits from Nikki Haley’s new book

Seattle Public Schools thinks math is racist and oppressive

When I first heard about Seattle Public Schools' proposed "K-12 Math Ethnic Studies Framework" this afternoon, I was curious if the actual document lived up to the freak-out among conservative observers. Seattle, after all, is where many STEM-based corporations are headquartered. (For now, anyway - several tech companies already have their foot out the door, … Continue reading Seattle Public Schools thinks math is racist and oppressive

Why is anyone surprised that abortionists share the fetishes of serial killers?

Seems like a good guy to go to for counseling on when to start a family. What could go wrong? This week, the family of Indiana's most prolific abortionist, Ulrich Klopfer, discovered the medically preserved remains of 2,246 babies that he had aborted, which he was warehousing in his home. He was collecting the bodies … Continue reading Why is anyone surprised that abortionists share the fetishes of serial killers?

A must-read account of how identity politics has destroyed public education in NYC

George Packer has a long essay in The Atlantic, When the Culture War Comes for the Kids, about education - public and private - in New York City. The arc of the piece is essentially a rich, white, ideologically progressive family becomes increasingly disillusioned with the education system in NYC as the same identity politics … Continue reading A must-read account of how identity politics has destroyed public education in NYC