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The Tyranny of Good Intentions at U.S. Colleges

cshirkey Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 9:52 AM
I'd compare it to the banks who gave out loans knowing full well that the people wouldn't be able to keep up the payments. Then there's the thing called free speech...what happened to that? Don't they teach that in the universities and colleges today? A better word for it is communism and not talking bad about the "party" What has happened to education today...oh I know..government involvement.
In 1902, journalist Lincoln Steffens wrote a book called "The Shame of the Cities." At the time, Americans took pride in big cities, with their towering skyscrapers, productive factories and prominent cultural institutions.

Steffens showed there were some rotten things underneath the gleaming veneers -- corrupt local governments and political machines, aided and abetted by business leaders.

In recent weeks, two books have appeared about another of America's gleaming institutions, our colleges and universities, either of which could be subtitled "The Shame of the Universities."

In "Mismatch," law professor Richard Sander and journalist Stuart Taylor expose, in the words of their...