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Rector's Sermon

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

The Heritage Foundation report alarms that it will cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion net dollars if we permit legalization of presently undocumented immigrants. It is a lot of money -- almost 42 percent of the U.S. GDP in 2012 -- so it sounds scary.

Controversial Study's Co-Author Opposed Letting In Low-IQ Immigrants

Washington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

The Heritage Foundation made something of a splash with its study suggesting that immigration reform will cost the public trillions. Past work by one ...

David Brooks's Anti-Poverty Program: "Bourgeois Paternalism"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.16.2012 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Brooks writing about poverty is like a celibate writing about sex: it's something he knows nothing about.

Both Sides Now: Debating Vaccine, Jews & Inequality

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Arianna and Mary alternately agree and clash over the HPV vaccine -- women's health or big brother -- Obama & Jews in Queens & Israel, and the quiet crisis of growing inequality in America.

The Perils for Obama of Not Talking About Poverty in America

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's strange that President Obama doesn't show any indignation about our long slide into economic oblivion. He's certainly not "fighting mad" about it. He draws a line in the sand, the Republicans cross it, then he steps back and draws another line in the sand.

Science and Sense in the Abstinence Wars

Laura Stepp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Stepp

When I read the lead paragraph of this week's news story on the success of an experimental, abstinence-only sex ed curriculum, my first thought was: "Yes, but..."