K. C. Johnson, the other day: Beyond illustrating the flawed conception of academic freedom too prevalent in the contemporary academy, the Churchill case illustrates what happens when universities abandon excellence as the primary criterion in the personnel process. Well before Churchill ever uttered his “Little Eichmanns” line, the University of Colorado – a Tier I […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2007

Michelle Says: Kudos to this judge: A 73-year-old man has been ordered to clean a veterans memorial with a toothbrush for taking part in a scam to solicit scrap yards for metal, saying it was to be used to build a memorial for soldiers in the Iraq war. Philip Kolinski and another man were arrested […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2007

  IRAQ WAR PUSHBACK ON THE WAY!   10,000+ To Take to Streets Supporting Missions of Troops in Iraq Above: Collage of photos from Move America Forward’s past pro-troop national caravans.   STORY POSTED ONLINE HERE: http://www.moveamericaforward.org/index.php/MAF/MAFNews   (SACRAMENTO) – With General David Petraeus set to report to Congress by September 15th on the progress […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2007

Leadership. An intangible quality which is innate in some and must be taught and nurtured in others. But in combat, there is no substitute for good leadership. And the Marine Corps is among the best organizations in the world for preparing leaders to face the rigors, risks and demands of infantry combat. Today we honor […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2007

I guess I’m not surprised that the conversation about honor, the specifically as regards Scott Thomas Beauchamp, over at Q&O, is still going. Equally unsurprising, is that there are several offshoots to the conversation.  And, again, it doesn’t surprise me that we find Scott Erb putting up a defense for Beauchamp, and suggesting that honor […]

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davidl on July 29th, 2007

Columbia Journalism Review’s Paul McLeary How dare a college grad and engaged citizen volunteer to join the Army to fight for his country! (Which is something that most of the brave souls who inhabit the milblog community prefers to leave to others.) Courtesy of Baldilocks, who is kind enough to inform McLeary, that Milblog stands […]

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