The Hope of World Youth Day 2016

  These gatherings, instituted by St. JPII the Great, are inspiring for the attendeesand the world. They give us hope that Christ’s message will spread.  “July 2016 has been one of the bloodiest on record for terrorist incidents, with a body count reaching almost 2,000 innocent lives, but it also brought the answer in the […]

‘Pokémon Go’ Explained

 I am not sure why adults are playing this but the article explains the creative game and a bit about AR “augmented reality” which will become widespread over the next few years. At least kids are off the couch. “We’re standing at a defining moment in the history of technology.” From the WSJ: …Niantic Labs, […]

A Mom’s Down Syndrome Letter

  A very touching letter. All OB/GYNs should read it and change their attitudes. From NR: When prenatal tests revealed Courtney Baker’s baby had Down Syndrome, her doctor recommended she have an abortion. He said it would decrease her “quality of life” significantly to have such a child and continued pressuring her to choose abortion even […]

The Steph Curry Family: A Great Christian Role Model

  Great story on a Ayesha Curry and a great Christian Family…. From Q political: She’s beautiful, brilliant, and married to one of the NBA’s most famous young players — Stephen Curry. I’ve always admired Ayesha Curry, but after learning a bit more about her, my respect for this incredible woman has only grown all the […]

Make Colleges Back Up Their Student Loans

“The bottom 25th percentile of college graduates earn only about as much as the average high-school graduate.” The Mostly leftist schools support the high tuitions with student loans for mediocre “education” in many instances. The insanity cannot continue for long.  From National Review: Just as government-subsidized easy money fueled a real-estate bubble in the 1990s and […]

Leftist Thought Police

Insanity: “In the humanities and social sciences, they note, surveys show that the percentage of self-described Marxist professors is around 18%, or nearly double that of self-described Republicans.” From the WSJ: ‘Progressives rule higher education,” write political scientists Jon Shields and Joshua Dunn Sr. in “Passing on the Right,” a new book on the dearth […]

Sign the Boycott Target Pledge!

Help stop the Obama/Democrat attack on common sense! Target’s store policy endangers women and children by allowing men to frequent women’s facilities. Provide single bathrooms for them. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: AFA.net – Sign the Boycott Target Pledge!

Student Loan Crisis

Reminds Thee-IC of the housing bubble. Loans given out without proper vetting. Also, tuition for most of the the colleges are inflated. Where will it end? From the WSJ: More than 40% of Americans who borrowed from the government’s main student-loan program aren’t making payments or are behind on more than $200 billion owed, raising worries that […]

Spoiled Students vs. Past Scholars

Some healthy perspective From the National Review: To put student complaints into perspective, take a trip to the good old days. The infant undergrads of America hit another low last Monday when Emory students woke up and discovered that pro-Trump slogans had been written in chalk on some of the university’s sidewalks. According to the […]

Conservatism- The One Kind of Diversity Colleges Avoid

Where will this end? Over-priced and leftist propaganda machines? Catholic universities are usually no better. From the WSJ: Many universities are redoubling their efforts to diversify their faculties in response to last fall’s wave of protests from student groups representing women and minorities. Yale, for example, has announced a $50 million, five-year initiative to enhance […]

Why Are Democrats Against Vouchers?

Great story on a great school but sadly, 60 Minutes failed to tell the audience about the Democrats opposition to vouchers and charter schools. From Forbes: “60 Minutes” did a great job Sunday night of telling the story of St. Benedict’s Prep, a boys’ Catholic high school in the heart of Newark, N.J., that year […]

Recruitment of Foreign Students Sows Discord

Colleges have been heavily recruiting Int’l students, especially from China, India, ad Saudi Arabia. The percentages of these students at some universities is shocking.  What percentage is the optimal? From the WSJ: Chutian Shao moved from China to the Midwest college town of Champaign, Ill., a few years ago. Some days, he says, it feels […]