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What? Only 60%?

Jonathan Turley reported on an interesting poll about college students and their fear of openly speaking their minds, especially in classrooms.

The Buckley annual survey found that almost 60 percent of college students fear sharing an opinion in classrooms or on campuses. That tracks other polls by different groups.  Yet, colleges and universities continue to exclude Republican and conservative faculty members and maintain environments of speech intolerance.The poll shows a sharp increase from just last year with 63% reporting feeling intimidated in sharing opinions different than their peers. That is almost identical to the 65 percent found in other polls.

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These Troops Are Not for Sale (Open Thread)

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Yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  Without apparent shame, he made the most amazing admission: Continue reading