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Commentary: How the Closing of the Campus Mind Threatens Freedom

by Barry Brownstein   “Our ignorance is sobering and boundless,” philosopher Karl Popper famously observed. Popper continued with what could be a credo for humble individuals willing to admit the limits of individual knowledge: “With each step forward, with each problem which we solve, we not only discover new and unsolved problems,…

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Professor Fired After Hurricane Harvey ‘Karma’ Tweet

Tennessee Star

A visiting assistant professor at the University of Tampa was “relieved of duty” after describing the destruction from Hurricane Harvey as “instant karma” for Texans who voted Republican last year, the school said Tuesday. Kenneth Storey, whose LinkedIn profile says he lives in Winter Park, Fla., and also teaches at…

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Commentary: Clemson’s Shameful Wrist-Slap to Professor Who Calls GOP ‘Racist Scum’

Tennessee Star

Here’s what’s wrong with America’s places of higher learning: They’re breeding grounds for leftist viciousness. Clemson University assistant professor Bart Knijnenburg just took to Facebook to demand President Donald Trump supporters and Republicans – “racist scum,” he called them – “denounce your affiliation or admit you’re a racist.” Oh, the…

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