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Archive for March 17th, 2010

John Wayne “America – Why I Love Her”

Posted by iusbvision on March 17, 2010

Warning – If you are a far left academic this video may make blood shoot right out of your eyes.

Posted in Campus Freedom, Indoctrination & Censorship, Chuck Norton, Culture War | 1 Comment »

Reason TV: Charter school success, even in closing the minority gap.

Posted by iusbvision on March 17, 2010

Reason TV at Big Government.com:

Cleveland’s public schools are failing to prepare students for their futures and as a result, all parents who can afford to have been fleeing to the suburbs for decades. Yet some urban schools, like Think College Now in Oakland, California are finding out that a combination of administrative autonomy and accountability can lead to amazing results. Within Cleveland’s own boundaries, charter schools are booming and delivering quality education at a fraction of the cost of traditional public schools. Does Cleveland have what it takes to fundamentally reform its K-12 education system and become a leader in 21st-century education?

Reason Saves Cleveland with Drew Carey is written and produced by Paul Feine; camera and editing by Roger Richards and Alex Manning; narrated by Nick Gillespie; music by the Cleveland band Cats on Holiday. This is the second of six episodes that will air March 15-19, 2010.

Approximately 10 minutes long. Scroll down for iPod, HD, and audio versions of this video.

Go here for more episodes and full guide.

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Posted in Campus Freedom, Indoctrination & Censorship, Chuck Norton, Economics 101, Obama and Congress Post Inaugration | Leave a Comment »

Tarrant County College – The lastest university to lose in court for violating student’s 1st Amendment rights. Students also win attorney’s fees.

Posted by iusbvision on March 17, 2010

This is yet another in a long string of lawsuits that go one way, the university loses and the taxpayers end up picking up the bill.

There needs to be reforms so that incompetent administrators who break the law, know they are breaking the law and simply do not care, need to be removed.

The student club, Students for Concealed Carry, was illegally forbidden from holding constitutionally protected protests on campus. The ruling also took the university speech code and “free speech zones” on campus and tossed them out the legal window as well, as has happened in every other case.

Be sure to join FIRE’s Campus Freedom Network.

Via FIRE:

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 16, 2010Late yesterday, in a striking victory for the First Amendment on campus, a federal district court in Texas ruled that a number of restrictions on students’ speech at Tarrant County College (TCC) are unconstitutional. In his decision, U.S. District Judge Terry R. Means found that TCC’s reliance on a policy prohibiting “disruptive activities” to restrict students Clayton Smith and John Schwertz from holding an “empty holster” protest violated the First Amendment. Smith and Schwertz had turned to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for help.

“Yesterday’s ruling is just the latest in an unbroken string of legal victories, dating back more than twenty years, over unconstitutional campus speech codes,” FIRE Vice President Robert Shibley said. “FIRE welcomes the district court’s decision as yet another clear confirmation that restrictions on protected speechespecially core political speechsimply will not stand in a court of law.”

In addition to ruling that students are entitled to protest by wearing empty holsters in classrooms, hallways, and public areas of campus, Judge Means ruled that TCC’s sweeping prohibition on “cosponsorship,” which forbade students and faculty from holding campus events in association with any “off-campus person or organization,” prevented TCC students “from speaking on campus on issues of any social importance” and was therefore “overly broad” and “unconstitutional on its face.” Smith’s and Schwertz’s protest was designed to coincide with the efforts of a national pro-concealed carry organization, Students for Concealed Carry on Campus (SCCC).

FIRE has defeated free speech zones similar to TCC’s on campuses across the nation, including the University of North Carolina at GreensboroWest Virginia UniversityUniversity of Nevada at RenoCitrus College in California, and Texas Tech University. FIRE’s Speech Codes Litigation Projectan initiative working to dismantle unconstitutional speech codes on public university campuseshas won crucial victories at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, Texas Tech University, the State University of New York at Brockport, Citrus College in California, San Francisco State University and the California State University System, and now Tarrant County College.

 

It gets better. Via the Star-Telegram:

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IRS sends agents in black car to business to collect 4 cents…..

Posted by iusbvision on March 17, 2010

Why waste the time. Is there not a residue of common sense in federal law enforcement? Read the bold text at the bottom. This was right after the IRS told him he was current.

Sacremento Bee:

IRS visits Sacramento carwash in pursuit of 4 cents

In fact, he provided us with an Oct. 22, 2009, letter from the IRS that states Harv’s “has filed all required returns and addressed any balances due.”

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