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Richard31 Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 10:15 AM
Have you been to any of the CE classes for licensed professionals? All too many of them have nothing to do with their actual practice - and many of them are simply ways to take a golf vacation that can be written off on taxes. (I don't blame the majority of them for this - they are actually losing money by attending.)
scott s. Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 3:24 PM
It provides a way to ensure that various professional organizations have guaranteed cash flow from people needing to get their CE credits for the year.

We take free speech for granted in America, unlike elsewhere. The furor over that anti-Muslim video is the latest reminder of that.

But freedom of speech is never safe, even here. Many colleges now impose "civility codes." Civility is nice, but enforcing a "civility rule" against offensive speech would put an end to lots of useful provocative speech. As a University of North Carolina student put it, "A picture of Mitt Romney would offend 70 percent of residence hall students."

Taping my Fox Business Network show at UNC, I also learned that the college, to "protect" women, had dropped...