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Every Idea Is an Incitement

Harold206 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:29 AM
Golly, I learned a new word today - hoplophobia. Until I looked it up, I thought maybe it had to do with fear of hula hoops. Now I suppose I have to use it in a sentence three times in order to internalize it. Good column, Mike, and I hope you don't lose too many students. We need more conservative Republicans like you.

Dear CRM 495 Students:

Welcome back! It's hard to believe that Christmas break is over and that it's time to start a new semester. It's almost as hard as believing that one of your professors is actually sending you an email using the word "Christmas." But even the liberals agree that I am no ordinary professor. Please allow me to explain.

After I got tenure, I left the political Left and became a conservative Republican. I know you've never had a conservative professor before and you are probably wondering what to expect. In a nutshell, you can expect to hear the...