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Multiculti U.
City Journal, by Heather Mac Donald

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Posted By:teapartyM, 5/13/2013 12:07:00 PM

The budget-strapped University of California squanders millions on mindless diversity programs. In the summer of 2012, as the University of California reeled from one piece of bad budget news to another, a veteran political columnist sounded an alarm. Cuts in state funding were jeopardizing the university’s mission of preserving the “cultural legacy essential to any great society,” Peter Schrag warned in the Sacramento Bee:

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California is a disaster everywhere you look unless you´re staring at the ocean.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ilovedogs, 5/13/2013 12:16:53 PM     (No. 9324443)

Isn´t it time to admit our colleges suck? That way maybe we can fix them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: otronome, 5/13/2013 12:47:43 PM     (No. 9324496)

A friend was touring Berkeley and mentioned to my daughter, who lived near campus, how surprised she was to see the huge number of young foreign tourists taking guided tours. My daughter informed her that those were not tourists, they are the incoming, admitted students.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hammock, 5/13/2013 3:12:21 PM     (No. 9324752)

Interesting article describing one of the large parasites draining the life from the UC system.

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Posted By: TeapartyM- 11/16/2013 11:44:40 AM     Post Reply
The headline is a statement to, not a quote from Boehner, but it was worth the deception to make the point. President Obama has been given so much slack by an enabling Washington D.C. media, that Obama is now hanging onto the rope to avoid falling into the abyss. The fawning media who placed all their political bets on his success, is unwilling to admit publicly (and perhaps even privately) what they know in their brains but unwilling to let their heart in on: Obama is and always was a phony.

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Posted By: TeapartyM- 8/25/2013 6:33:21 PM     Post Reply
Because of the release of a new movie about him, I wish to discuss Steve Jobs and his obvious success. But to do that leads me to one of Jobs’ greatest admirers, Rush Limbaugh. Rush’s fondness for Steve Jobs began with Rush’s great love of technology. He didn’t become enamored with Apple products because of Steve Jobs, he became enamored with Jobs because of his products. Rush knew they must have been demanded by someone who thought like he did: attempt as much as possible to achieve perfection.

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Posted By: teapartyM- 5/13/2013 12:07:00 PM     Post Reply
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“Unconstitutional? Absolutely. It’s like dropping a Ford Pinto engine into a totaled Ferrari body, patching it up and then selling it to some unsuspecting dupe as a “brand new Ferrari.” “But Republican governors are folding like cheap lawn chairs,” you say. “And political eunuchs in the GOP establishment are bowing to Obama like he bows to foreign dictators. Any hope of repeal is long dead, and besides, Chief Justice John Roberts put the final nail in the judicial coffin last summer, didn’t he? Any chance of killing the Obamacare zombie is gone, right?” Wrong.

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