Tag Archives: Athletes

Michael Medved: Lessons from the College Cheating Scandal

The cheating scandal in college admissions should force immediate changes at leading universities. For instance, corrupt parents bribed coaches and created false records for their kids, who pretended to be athletic stars in water polo, rowing or sailing.

But why reserve slots even for children who really excel in these sports? How does the presence of better student golfers, for instance, raise the quality of a major college? Football and basketball can make big money for the university, but minor sports cost money that only inflates tuition.

Moreover, kids who are accomplished in sailing, golf, or tennis, most likely come from wealthy backgrounds. Giving them preferences in admissions is like affirmative action for rich kids.

In addition to grades and test scores, it’s appropriate to count volunteerism, or artistic ability, or community leadership. But to tilt toward participants in minor sports shows a problem of misplaced priorities.

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The Case Against Masterpiece Cakeshop Crumbles

Townhall Review with Hugh Hewitt – March 9, 2019

Larry Elder, ADF Senior Vice President Kristen Waggoner and Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips talk about Colorado’s decision to stop harassing Jack.

Mark Davis and ADF Senior Counsel Matt Sharp discuss the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.

Mike Gallagher and Kellyanne Conway talk about their concern with the leftward direction of the Democrat party.

Dennis Prager examines what is behind the Left’s latest attack on the concept of “Preserving American Heritage.”

Seth Leibsohn and Arizona congressman Andy Biggs look at the Democrat leadership’s failure to reign in the socialist and anti-Semitic freshmen.

Pawn Stars host Rick Harrison joins Sebastian Gorka to talk about Rick’s comparison of socialism to heroin.

As the far-left, many colleges, the media, and many in government are championing trans-gender males competing as females against female, many female athletes are crying foul! Dennis Prager examines.

Larry Elder and president and CEO at the Pacific Research Institute look at the Democrat’s Medicare-for-All proposal.

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