Four Decades of Failure

Four Decades of Failure

Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) recently reintroduced HR899, a bill that stated, in its entirety: This bill terminates the Department of Education on December 31, 2020. He’s updated the year to 2022, but otherwise left it as-is. Of course, the Internet had its...
The Pitfalls of Language Arrogance

The Pitfalls of Language Arrogance

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a follow-up to We Expect Less Of You, wherein I opine on a university’s decision to de-emphasize good grammar and spelling. My father had an employee, decades back, who worked crazy hours at his restaurant. The man, whose...