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Wanted: A Culture of Self-Defense By Michelle Malkin There's no polite way or time to say it: American colleges and universities have become coddle industries. Big Nanny administrators oversee speech codes, segregated dorms, politically correct academic departments and...
In the Reach of Madmen By Richard Cohen In my day, Fort Dix, N.J., billed itself as the home of the Ultimate Weapon. That weapon, depicted by a heroic statue at the front gate, was the lowly infantryman armed only with his rifle and appearing to shout something like, "Follow me...
Gun Control No Closer Despite Shootings By: Roger Simon April 16, 2007 05:18 PM EST Remember the Wedgwood Baptist Church massacre in Fort Worth, Texas on Sept. 15, 1999? Probably not. Only seven people were killed at a teen service when Larry Gene Ashbrook sprayed the sanctuary...
Texas campuses take second look at security plans Officials at UT, other area schools vow extra caution after latest tragedy By ERICKA MELLON and POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Like most Americans, Chris Meyer spent much of Monday watching television reports...
It's Too Early for 'Healing' By Dennis Prager Within hours of the massacre of more than 30 people at Virginia Tech University, the president of the university issued his first statement on the evil that had just engulfed the college campus and concluded with this: "We're making...
Shock, Sympathy And Denunciation Of U.S. Gun Laws British Newspaper Asks, 'What Price the Right to Bear Arms?' By Kevin Sullivan Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, April 17, 2007; Page A11 LONDON, April 16 -- The Virginia Tech shootings received extensive news coverage...
By Olivia Barker, USA TODAY The prom is starting to look even more like a practice wedding. Just as the Big Day has ballooned into a multi-event extravaganza, so, too, has the high school rite, with pre-prom parades and dinners, after-prom parties and next-day breakfasts. The...
By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Students who participated in programs to discourage sex before marriage didn't hold off any longer than peers who didn't participate in such programs, finds a longterm study authorized by Congress. Those who participated in the four "abstinence-only"...
PARIS — France's foreign intelligence service learned as early as January 2001 that Al Qaeda was preparing a hijacking plot likely to involve a U.S. airplane, former intelligence officials said Monday, confirming a report that also said the CIA received the warning. Le Monde...