Phi Beta Cons

Roger Clegg Enters the Lions’ Den

Talk about taking one for the team!  Last Sunday, CEO’s Roger Clegg, a stalwart opponent of racial discrimination across the board, went on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC to defend Justice Scalia’s questioning during oral arguments in Fisher v. Texas. Here is the link.

Defending a racially color-blind society should not be such an onerous task.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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Road Trip

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Politics & Policy

Answering my Critics

My post on Elizabeth Warren’s cynical/bonkers proposal to effectively nationalize every American firm with revenue of $1 billion or more has met with predictable criticism. I will address two points here. One, some have complained about the use of the word “expropriation,” or more broadly about ... Read More
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Winslow Homer’s Art, through the Camera Lens

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