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Government android education

(By Don Devine, ’76 Contributor) So after promising no child left behind by last year, the 2015 “nation’s report card” in math from the National Assessment of Educational Progress actually fell for the first time since the […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |

How do we save education?

(By Jay Ambrose, ’76 Contributor) Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Categories: Education, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Politico and Carson: Who’s zooming whom?

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett) If I was approached by a creditor’s rep (as I sometimes am at a store or airport) that offers “instant credit and 0% financing” — I would know tha¬t I would get […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

I almost never made it to this world

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow in Immigration Policy) I almost never made it to this world due to China’s notorious one-child policy. For thousands of years, China didn’t have a population policy. Traditional Chinese culture believes […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Winning Afghanistan: Advice From a 21-Year-Old Soldier

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) We were both waiting for our delayed planes in the boarding section of a large airport. I had noticed the young man wearing the sandy-colored desert-camo uniform and after […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , |

“Bridge” to what’s right: Good guys really are

(By Kelly Sloan, ’76 Contributor) I rarely go to movies. Not for any particular reason. The medium simply doesn’t find its way into my life on regular intervals. Besides, I get all the popular entertainment […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Ten reasons I’m glad I was homeschooled

(By Ellen Densmore, CCU Student) “Do you have any friends?” “I wish I could stay in my pajamas all day.” “I couldn’t stand being around my family all the time.” Those are just a few of the common questions and assertions I’ve grown up hearing. as a student who was homeschooled all the way through 12th grade. […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Colorado Christian University, Education, Youth|Tags: |

Hugh Hewitt’s 16 keys to the 2016 race

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Much like a sportscaster providing “keys to the game” ahead of an NFL kickoff, author and radio host Hugh Hewitt suggested 16 keys to the 2016 presidential race at an issue forum at CCU last night.  The fervent Ohio State and Cleveland Browns partisan pled for audience sympathy […]

Unhinged greens laud Che as ‘humanitarian’

(By Simon Lomax, ’76 Contributor) It’s no secret that many U.S. environmental groups have become more strident and ideological during the Obama presidency. But you may be surprised just how extreme they have become.


By |November 4th, 2015|Categories: Energy, Environment, Liberals & the left|Tags: , , , |

Steve Moore on how to unleash America’s prosperity

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) What industry all by itself generated the job growth to lift America out of the Great Recession of 2008?  But how much money did not flow into Americans’ pockets over the past six years as a result of our relatively weak recovery since 2009?

By |November 4th, 2015|Categories: Colorado Christian University, Economics & business, Taxes & TABOR|