The Purge of Profs
If you've never heard of David Horowitz, now's the time to get to know him. He's on a crusade to purge colleges of "liberal" academicians. Here's the NPR story on his latest book. Listen, shake your head and weep quietly into your oatmeal.
And here's HuffPo writer Max Blumenthal noting the similarities between Horowitz's views and those of the leader of Iran.
This is the kind of stuff that makes me so depressed at the state America's in that I fantasize about living in a one-room haybale house in the wilds of West Texas, with no phone, TV, computer or other source of dispiriting news. To amuse myself, I would knit amusing hatwear and paint pictures of tumbleweeds.