When the Justice Department got involved in a freedom of expression dispute at a California public college the First Amendment legalities were a pretty simple affair. The statement of interest in Shaw v. Burke mirrored Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, another case dealing with restrictive campus free speech zones.
Liberals are still adding to the fantasy that foreign interference ruined their bid to keep control of the country. Donald Trump added to the paranoia this week when he axed James Comey. The hearings will drone on interminably no matter what comes of that hasty maneuver.
Free college is a bad joke that refuses to die. Senator Bernie Sanders just joined Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) to have another try at a federal promise of college for the masses.1 Sanders’ press release about the College for All Act talks of how things are different from the days when a high school diploma was enough.
How many seats can we fill on our nation’s free ride train? Family leave, mandatory raises, health care, and free college are all part of a new, sorry dream for America that feels borrowed from failed European economies.
New dream for America is to be more like Europe
Is America such a bad place that imitating Europe is something to strive for?