• Pragerisms

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    Dennis Prager Wisdom.

    • "The left is far more interested in gaining power than in creating wealth."
    • "Without wisdom, goodness is worthless."
    • "I prefer clarity to agreement."
    • "First tell the truth, then state your opinion."
    • "Being on the Left means never having to say you're sorry."
    • "If you don't fight evil, you fight gobal warming."
    • "There are things that are so dumb, you have to learn them."
  • Liberalism’s Seven Deadly Sins

    • Sexism
    • Intolerance
    • Xenophobia
    • Racism
    • Islamophobia
    • Bigotry
    • Homophobia

    A liberal need only accuse you of one of the above in order to end all discussion and excuse himself from further elucidation of his position.

  • Glenn’s Reading List for Die-Hard Pragerites

    • Bolton, John - Surrender is not an Option
    • Bruce, Tammy - The Thought Police; The New American Revolution; The Death of Right and Wrong
    • Charen, Mona - DoGooders:How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim to Help
    • Coulter, Ann - If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans; Slander
    • Dalrymple, Theodore - In Praise of Prejudice; Our Culture, What's Left of It
    • Doyle, William - Inside the Oval Office
    • Elder, Larry - Stupid Black Men: How to Play the Race Card--and Lose
    • Frankl, Victor - Man's Search for Meaning
    • Flynn, Daniel - Intellectual Morons
    • Fund, John - Stealing Elections
    • Friedman, George - America's Secret War
    • Goldberg, Bernard - Bias; Arrogance
    • Goldberg, Jonah - Liberal Fascism
    • Herson, James - Tales from the Left Coast
    • Horowitz, David - Left Illusions; The Professors
    • Klein, Edward - The Truth about Hillary
    • Mnookin, Seth - Hard News: Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media
    • Morris, Dick - Because He Could; Rewriting History
    • O'Beirne, Kate - Women Who Make the World Worse
    • Olson, Barbara - The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
    • O'Neill, John - Unfit For Command
    • Piereson, James - Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
    • Prager, Dennis - Think A Second Time
    • Sharansky, Natan - The Case for Democracy
    • Stein, Ben - Can America Survive? The Rage of the Left, the Truth, and What to Do About It
    • Steyn, Mark - America Alone
    • Stephanopolous, George - All Too Human
    • Thomas, Clarence - My Grandfather's Son
    • Timmerman, Kenneth - Shadow Warriors
    • Williams, Juan - Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--and What We Can Do About It
    • Wright, Lawrence - The Looming Tower

Trump Numbers Rise to 40% among Likely GOP Voters in Reuters Survey

Trump breaks 40% among likely GOP voters in latest Reuters/Ipsos survey

by Jazz Shaw   at  HotAir:

“After that “terrible” appearance on Saturday Night Live and the awful immigration comments at the debate, Donald Trump was sadly doomed in terms of his election hopes. I know this because I heard it from so many experts inside the beltway. Now the rolling Reuters/Ipsos national presidential poll has confirmed it. The Donald has, for the first time, landed at more than 40% among likely GOP primary voters. (Yahoo News)

After a week in which he hosted Saturday Night Live and stood center-stage at a Republican debate, Donald Trump is surging among Republicans likely to cast votes in the party’s presidential primary.

According to the five-day rolling Reuters/Ipsos presidential poll, Trump has leapt some 17 percentage points among likely Republican voters since Nov. 6, when he was essentially tied with Ben Carson at about 25 percent. Trump now captures 42 percent of those voters while Carson has fallen off slightly.

The likely voter numbers are always more closely watched than registered voters or all adults for obvious reasons, but even in the full pool Trump has moved back into a solid lead. Among all registered Republicans Trump takes 34% to Carson’s 20%. (As a rather pitiful footnote, Jeb Bush is stubbornly hanging on to 4%.) All of this comes with the usual caveat that the individual state numbers still carry a bit more weight, particularly the first fifteen or twenty contests. But even there Trump is in first place in most of them.

There was, however, one interesting statistical blip which popped up earlier this week. In the Lone Star State, Trump has a new challenger who has pulled into a statistical tie, and that someone in question is none other than favored son Ted Cruz. (The Hill)…….”   please read on:

http://hotair.com/archives/2015/11/14/trump-breaks-40-among-likely-gop-voters-in-latest-reutersipsos-survey/

The Feminist Left Persecutes Conservative Professor at Tax-payer Funded CalState

FYI: You’re paying to persecute a conservative college professor

by Dustin Siggins   at HotAir:

“As everyone and their brother knows, Yale and the University of Missouri are facing manufactured crises-turned-real-crises as students (and, occasionally, professors andadministrators) demand everything but the kitchen sink be given to accommodate demands of “safe space” from things like reality and the U.S. Constitution.

In the meantime, a leader of the #MillionStudentMarch thoroughly embarrassed herself by knowing nothing about economics in her fight for free college, a $15-an-hour minimum wage, and cancellation of student debt.

As these events start to lose traction in the media cycle, a new story is popping up on the other side of the political spectrum: that of Professor Robert Lopez, a bisexual man raised by lesbians who is married with kids and — brace yourself — opposes redefining marriage.

And for the crime of giving students an option to present at a pro-family conference he helped organize, Lopez may lose his job at the taxpayer-funded California State University at Northridge (CalState).

Harassment is nothing new for Lopez. The radical LGBT organization Human Rights Campaign targeted Lopez in 2014 as part of the so-called “Export of Hate”, something he says leaves him fearing for his family’s safety.

Now, he says the university violated policies when it targeted him, and he is threatening legal action against the university for violations of California employment and civil rights law…..”   Please read on:

http://hotair.com/archives/2015/11/14/fyi-youre-paying-to-persecute-a-conservative-college-professor/

Guess What Was Recently Discovered in America’s Preparatory Education World? ….. “STUDENTS NEED TO SIT UP AND PAY ATTENTION!”….. WOW! WHOEVER’D-A-THOUGHT!!

“Retards Dictating America’s Colleges of Education,  Mindless and Marxist  for 70 Years Have Reproduced Their Clones BY THE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS causing nearly universal intellectual retardation resulting in a near total absence of knowledge among the nation’s student victims.

The following shocking discovery was printed in the Wall Street Journal on November 12, 2015

Our charters are guided by what I learned from a great public-school teacher: Distracted, misbehaving children aren’t learning…..by Eva Moskowitz   at the Wall Street Journal

Success Academy Charter Schools, New York City’s largest network of free charter schools, has recently been the center of controversy over its policies on student behavior. Our critics accuse us of pushing out children who might pull down our test scores, and in doing so creating what some call “a kindergarten-to-prison pipeline.” In reality, our attrition rates are lower than those of the district schools. How then do our students,

“I wish I could claim that I’ve developed some revolutionary peda

When I founded Success Academy in 2006, I hired Paul to coach our teachers. I soon learned that while he was quite instructionally sophisticated, Paul was decidedly old school on the topic of student behavior. Every child had to sit up straight and show he was paying attention.
I wasn’t completely sold on Paul’s approach at first, but when one of our schools was having trouble, I’d dispatch him to help. He’d tell the teachers to give him a class full of all the kids who had the worst behavioral and academic problems. The teachers thought this was nuts but they’d do so, and then a few days later they’d drop by Paul’s classroom and find these students acting so differently that they were nearly unrecognizable. Within weeks, the students would make months’ worth of academic progress.

Teachers couldn’t believe it. I couldn’t believe it. But Paul did it over and over again. And incredibly, the kids seemed to love Paul more than the teachers who were far less strict.

So what did he do? Well, imagine that a man to whom you’re speaking at a party is looking over your shoulder. You’ll suspect he isn’t really listening. The same is true of kids. Their physical behavior reflects their mental state.   Therefore, Paul set behavioral expectations to reflect the mental state he insisted his students have.

Paul’s students had to sit with hands clasped and look at whomever was speaking (called “tracking”).   They couldn’t stare off into space, play with objects, rest their head on their hands in boredom, or act like what Paul called “sourpusses” who brought an attitude of negativity or indifference to the classroom.  Paul made students demonstrate to him that at every single moment they were focused on learning.

He also had more sophisticated techniques.  He’d call on students randomly rather than ask for hands, so students had to prepare an answer for every question he asked.  He made students repeat or comment on wht their classmates said to make  them listen carefully to one another.  And he’d never repeat what a child said, as most teachers do, because – besides wasting precious time – it suggested to student that they didn'[t have to listen to one another, only to the teacher.

These practices ensured that while only one student could talk at a time, every child was continually engaging in what Paul called “active listening,” meaning thinking critically and preparing to participate if called upon.”

(There’s more, but here in this article above lies  very basic, very simple sample of  procedures absolutely necessary to the  passing on knowledge and problem solving from one generation to the next, even among children and teenagers who come from backgrounds where knowledge and problem solving beyond basic existence in general is a foreign language  to common these days in Americans under age 50 in general, and under age 25 in the universal….in the latter primarily due to politics, the determination primarily by  black racists, feminists, and Marxists everywhere, themselves narrowly learned,   to make the millenia of  accomplishments of the human white male throughout history  disappear from human knowledge forever.

Passing on knowledge requires generations and generations of citizens, beings of all backgrounds, commanding some basic knowledge in as many fields of knowledge possible, the more, by far the better for problem solving.   BUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ‘STUDENTS’ IN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES  IN THE LIBERAL ARTS ARE ABSENT OF KNOWLEDGE, BECAUSE THEIR INSTRUCTORS ARE ABSENT OF  KNOWLEDGE TO TEACH…..THE ALMOST UNIVERSAL PROBLEM IN AMERICA TODAY?

I taught high school  in Minneapolis, from 1960 into 1972.   No student either dared or tried in class  to become detached from our topics on hand.   It was their responsibility, I preached,  as a thinking human being to amass as much knowledge in their lifetime as possible in order to find meaningful understandings to the life they will live……..and, as my old maid public school teachers programmed in me, “the more knowledge you know, the  closer to God you’ll be, for God knows all things”…..

….AND they reminded  as a second reason, amassing knowledge “will help us all  make a better choices when voting  at the ballot box because  “We are all responsible for what we do!”

These  very, very well educated of knowledge old maid teachers  loved teaching the subjects they commanded, and it showed.

It showed another very important reason;  although the majority of teachers  K through grade 12 from 1939 – 1952 when I went to school, were female,  school discipline was universally male.   No one dared to misbehave in class or on school grounds.

My God, was I lucky to have met such people in my young life!!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-students-need-to-sit-up-and-pay-attention-1447373122