Conservatives against history

The Devil's Advocate

It looks like Rick Santorum — who said Monday that most of California’s public universities don’t offer American history courses — isn’t the only Republican making things up about the University of California curriculum. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed last Saturday called “How California Colleges Indoctrinate Students,” Hoover Institution fellow
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Breadth requirements

HIGHER EDUCATION: A report stating that a University of California education is compromised by liberal bias is off-base and misleading.

A dominance of liberal thought in academia is difficult to refute, as is UC Berkeley’s history as a hotbed of progressive ideas and discourse. But these admissions do not devalue the high quality of education at University of California campuses, as suggested by an April report to the UC Regents. The
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Election 2012: pop star politics

T.S. Eliot was right. April really is the cruelest month. Except for April 12 (my birthday a.k.a. the best day in the world), the month doesn’t have that much going for it. It’s a predictably pleasant month. Sometimes there’s sun. Sometimes there’s rain. Sometimes there’s a collective groan that can
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Santorum takes aim at California’s college curriculum

Facts eluded presidential candidate Rick Santorum when he took aim at the history curriculums at California’s universities Monday. “I was just reading something last night from the state of California,” Santorum said at a campaign stop in Wisconsin. “And that the California universities — I think it’s seven or eight of
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Color me orange, grandma

Man Under Bridge

My grandma has her first scotch around noon. She’s not an alcoholic — her first scotch normally lasts for a few hours. But it’s warm in Huntington Beach, and why not take the edge off with some Johnny Walker and a few ice cubes? She wears orange on St. Patrick’s
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