Penn State scandal an indictment on a generation? Not quite.

There's no lack of opinion about the sex abuse scandal surrounding the football program at Penn State. The best have focused on the fact that college sports, particularly football, are abusive in their very nature, taking advantage of young people while paying 7-figure salaries to coaches. On the other hand, we have this post, where …

Obama and the meaning of Christmas – and some advice for Christmas sermons

You have to wait until minute 13 of this 18 minute video to hear it, but President Barack Obama, in a Dec. 21 visit to the Washington D.C. Boys and Girls Club, does a little evangelizing about the "reason we celebrate Christmas" after reading the Polar Express to the kids and listening to a litany …

UA's Transformation – $12 million "directly out of the hides of those who teach."

Yesterday, the Arizona Daily Star reported that the University of Arizona is earmarking $12 million to recruit "rising star" professors in the areas of environmental studies and biosciences. Reporter Becky Pallack was first told that the source of funds for that $12 was unknown. Her story was updated today with information from UA spokesperson Johnny …