As everyone knows,* student loans are the sole reason today’s college graduates are unable to enter adulthood. This ginormous debt burden forces grads to decamp their college digs for their parents’ basements. We are told by our media betters that …Continue reading →
As our loyal readers know, ‘Puter’s earned an artium baccalaureus degree in Philosophy. ‘Puter loved learning philosophy, turning over complex ideas that have confounded humans for ages. Is God falsifiable? How (and why) do we think? What is knowledge? From …Continue reading →
GorT’s eldest is a junior in high school and therefore we are knee-deep in the college search process including the SAT and ACT, picking a college, road trips to rule out (or in) various universities and the whole financial planning …Continue reading →
College in the age of the 13th Imam, PBUH! Gentle Reader, The Czar, our self-styled merry prankster has gotten each of us more than once. The cherry in ‘Puter’s Manhattan, hilarious stuff! Dr. J., as an act of revenge, pranked …Continue reading →
…the fool, or the fools who follow him. – Obi Wan Kenobi, Star Wars I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if 55 million voices cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has …Continue reading →
‘Puter and Czar frequently rail against government backed student loans, bitching loudly and lengthily at all who will listen. Czar posted about the issue three days ago, and ‘Puter presciently posted on student loans nearly three years ago, on December …Continue reading →
Imagine how things could work if the free market were to handle student loans. Sorry, Drew. The best interest rate youre getting will be 18.7 percent. Maybe majoring in Klingon Literature at Case Western was a bad idea. Also, bringing …Continue reading →
Long before most of you remember, the Czar predicted that the Next Big Thing to blow up on the Left will be academia. Stiff competition from online schools, skyrocketing tuitions, zero-guarantee job placement, and repeated exposure about how stupid the …Continue reading →
Somewhere in one of the dusty conference rooms at Castle Gormogon, the Mandarin and the Czar met to discuss higher education. Of the great many things discussed, we concluded that higher education as we know it could be on considerably …Continue reading →
If everybody’s super, no one is. ‘Puter frequently rails against the American education system, for what it has done and what it has failed to do. ‘Puter frequently blames teachers’ unions, teachers and administrators for the system’s problems. Certainly, each …Continue reading →
The Czar is wont to make predictions, and today he makes another one. Society has basically had enough with goofy leftism. 2010 saw a major political swing back toward something resembling common sense, although clearly there is much work to …Continue reading →
Gentle Readers, Dr. J. stumbled on this post at Naked D.C. by editor-in-chief Emily Zanotti. In it, she puts forth her take on President Obama’s presentation of his social life in his biographies and the recent Vanity Fair article by …Continue reading →
This is a little late for Veteranss Day, but the Czars dad sent this to him a while ago and he just got around to it. Anyway, he and the Czar defy you to be unimpressed with this WV salute …Continue reading →
Lawyers very much enjoy a fair test of the facts. Did x occur? Here is a test to see if the legal conditions were met. Everyone agrees with it, and the outcome winds up less disputable. The media has no …Continue reading →
SMack writes in: Sir Czar, Don’t you understand that if cardinals coached national championships we’d have forgiven them all too and gone on to praise them for all their years of wonderful coaching and saying a couple of years of …Continue reading →
Well, you could hardly have missed our jeremiad earlier today, in which we attacked the do-nothing immorality of Penn State officials over the Jerry Sandusky obscenity. The Czar thinks as many people should go to prison over this as can …Continue reading →
The scandal happening at Penn State is beyond description. For years, it appears, university and university athletics officials were awarenot dimly, but positively awarethat defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was raping children, but opted to do nothing about it. Sandusky has …Continue reading →
Mandarin found this from our alma mater. Joy. Pure joy. The Czar of MuscovyБожію Поспѣшествующею Милостію Мы, Дима Грозный Императоръ и Самодержецъ Всероссiйскiй, цѣсарь Московскiй. The Czar was born in the steppes of Russia in 1267, and was cheated out …Continue reading →
“There is a great big beautiful tomorrow, shining at the end of every day,” The Carousel of Progress, Walt Disney World. About 22 years ago, (to the month, in fact), Dr. J. awoke in a cold sweat at about 3 …Continue reading →
Continuing with the Democrats as redistributionist Marxists meme…Dr. J. is disappointed that the general public, unlike our friend and reader FJR, is not viscerally appalled by the degree to which our friends in power on the left have been musing …Continue reading →
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