The High Cost of Education(?)

by | Apr 8, 2018 |

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The March, 2018 copy of Imprimis, Hillsdale college’s excellent information newsletter, basically recitations of speeches given at the college by prominent scholars, educators and politicians, dwelt on the strategic challenge posed by China. China today is or should be, a subject of extreme importance for Americans because it is no longer the China of Pearl S. Buck or the Sand Pebbles, the opium trade or warlords. 
David Goldman, a columnist for Asia Times in his remarks at Hillsdale, on 2/21/18, said China was motivated by “insecurity and fear,” the fear of domination by Western Powers because a shattered China lacked central leadership like it did under its centuries of Emperor’s and todays Communist Party. China is fragile and they know it. Their strength comes in unity, even forced.
To compete against the rest of the world and not just simply reman a battle ground over which Western powers spent a hundred years humiliating them, the Chinese know they must proceed under the weight of their own historical circumstances. Accordingly, China will never be a Democracy. They don’t know how! Its entire history is based on subjugation by its emperors, contenders for power, and tribal warlords all administered by the “coercion of the unwilling.” 
Goldman noted China’s internal problems, specifically its political instability, is held together only by its historical “imperial culture.” That aside, China, unified by self preservation and a strong desire not to return to the decades of terror, the Chinese Communist Party, after Mao, opened Pandoras Box, so to speak, and allowed the forces of commercialism to escape, something the Chinese have been best at for ever. Today, the streets of China are commercial successes; young people striving to fit in and the best method open to them is education, especially in the sciences and mathematics.
Goldman points out that entry into Chinese universities is by merit alone. Not even President and Party Chairman Ji’s children can presume to enter into any university without competing with every other Chinese student in their age group. There are no favorites. If they can’t cut, they don’t get in.
Consequently, China has become a technological centerpiece for scientific advancement because they encourage their children to enter the fields of mathematics, engineering and the sciences. They turn out smart engineers by the thousands and not one of them by accident. 
Here, in America, Progressivism has turned our schools into nursery’s for weak children (snowflakes) kept weak by the inclusive policies of combined fear of Western advancement. They prefer the fields of social science, women’s studies, Black studies, pervert sex studies, but never the Humanities, Civics, or American history. Their design of course, is political, to neutralize Americas past history of advancement so it can no longer economically dominate the world. Add to that affirmative action mandates and Americas output of scholars capable of challenging the Chinese, almost ceases to exist. 
A solution: Higher education loans and grants from the Federal Government, should be discontinued for any discipline outside science and mathematics. That will solve the loan/debt crisis for the thousands of students taking Liberal Arts courses for which few jobs exist outside of the fast food industry. Then, make those unallocated funds available for students who enter Science and Math courses, and make ‘em “free.It was done several years ago for our depleted nurses training programs, It can be done again. 
It won’t take long for America’s pool of real talented, naturally gifted, science inclined students, of any race, to fill up the classrooms of universities math and science courses everywhere. Gifted students will no longer fear being denied a seat to a discipline they are capable of fulfilling because an Affirmative Action student gets it by an unconstitutional but still mandated entitlement. Today, no one should be entitled to a seat at the table without earning it. We have abandoned the gift of enjoying the fruits of our own efforts. Socialism kills initiative. 
Today’s American progressive education systems is a disaster, educationally, socially and productively. Money is wasted on unnecessary degree programs, wasted on students incapable of lasting out a full term, and on students incompetent to even be there at all, simply to fulfill the demands of social justice engineers. It must come to an end. Let’s spend our school money wisely and get the real bang for our buck. The Chinese are.
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, let’s go get ‘em!

George McClellan

George G. McClellan, a California native, was a Regular Army veteran and served a post-war Korea tour. His post-army professional career covered 43 years in law enforcement, including the California Highway Patrol and the US Naval Investigative Service (NCIS). With the latter, he became a world traveler visiting and working in many countries from the Philippine Islands to the United Kingdom, Asia, the Middle-East, Bosnia, Europe, Russia, and India. He retired from the NIS at Naval Air Station, Atlanta, Ga., and has remained in the north Georgia area since 1990 as a co-owner of a Security Consulting company. He earned a Certified Protectional Professional (CPP) certification from the American Society for Industrial Security and a Fraud Examiner Certification (CFE).

He has published a historical biography on a namesake, a John Jacob Astor Fur Company member who explored a route west and back, after Lewis and Clark. Early American history, Celtic influence on America, and conservative politics remain his greatest interests. He is also a bagpiper since 1975. He and his wife, since 1965, now resides in Gilmer County, Ga.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is for educational, general information, and entertainment purposes only and is never intended to constitute medical or legal advice or to replace the personalized care of a primary care practitioner or legal expert.

While we endeavor to keep this information up to date and correct, the information provided by America Out Loud, its website(s), and any properties (including its radio shows and podcasts) makes no representations, or warranties of any kind, expressed, or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to its website(s) or the information, products, services or related graphics and images contained on the website(s) for any purpose.

The opinions expressed on the website(s), and the opinions expressed on the radio shows and podcasts, are the opinions of the show hosts and do not necessarily represent the opinions, beliefs, or policies of anyone or any entity we may endorse. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

At no time, nor in any event, will we be liable for any loss, or damage, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss of data or profits arising out of, in an association of, or connection with the use of this website.

Through this website, users can link to other websites that may be listed. Those websites are not under the control of America Out Loud or its brands. We have no control over the nature, content, or availability of those sites. America Out Loud has no control over what the sites do with the information they collect. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation, nor does it endorse the views expressed with or by them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, America Out Loud takes no responsibility for, nor are we, and will not be liable for being temporarily unavailable due to technical difficulties beyond our control. America Out Loud does not sell, trade, nor market email addresses or other personal data.

Use the code ‘OUTLOUD’ and receive your 20% discount on your first order.

COVID Q & A with Dr. Peter McCullough #14

COVID Q & A with Dr. Peter McCullough #14

Can Dr. McCullough, talk more about pericarditis? Everyone mentions myocarditis, but there are never any statistics mentioned for pericarditis. In Australia, there are twice as many reports of pericarditis than myocarditis from vaccines. What are the dangers of having Covid naturally and then getting vaccinated? Wasn’t there a thought that you should not get vaccinated for 90 days after having Covid?

Hunter Biden, Paul Pelosi Jr. and A Swamp of Thieves

Hunter Biden, Paul Pelosi Jr. and A Swamp of Thieves

Hunter Biden was earning an $80,000 monthly salary from the Ukrainian energy company and why he concocted a billion-dollar deal with a Chinese investment firm, 10% of all earnings of which were destined for the coffers of the family’s mob boss, Joe Biden himself. But why stop with the Biden’s? Speaker Pelosi’s son, Paul Pelosi Jr. has been linked to at least five businesses under investigation for alleged fraud…

Global Failure of Public Health on Pandemic Response

Global Failure of Public Health on Pandemic Response

PM Boris Johnson announced that his country is to move into mitigated COVID restrictions, dropping the legal requirement for face masks and COVID passports. Meanwhile, the European Union drug regulators warned frequent COVID boosters could adversely affect the immune system. While both of these developments are not declaring an end to mass vaccination, they are setting the framework to announce a…

The China Virus Game of Funding Cover-Up

The China Virus Game of Funding Cover-Up

A close examination of the newly unredacted emails reveals that none of the usual justifications for redactions, such as private information about people or threats to sources and methods, apply. All appear to have been made solely to shield Fauci and the NIH from scrutiny over its cover-up of the virus’ origins. Also involved in the obfuscation effort were Fauci’s boss, recently retired NIH Dir Dr. Francis Collins…

This Week In COVID: Hospitals, Please Stop Killing Our Loved Ones!

This Week In COVID: Hospitals, Please Stop Killing Our Loved Ones!

Patients never have the same doctor or nurse 2 days in a row. Family advocates STILL aren’t allowed to be bedside. The ‘Science’ isn’t being followed, but the ‘Money’ is being chased after. Doctors aren’t THINKING, they are OBEYING. One-size-fits-all does NOT work for high-risk patients or any patients. If you agree this is wrong, help us fight for what’s right…

The Questionable Merger of a Global Reverse Biotechnology Corporation

The Questionable Merger of a Global Reverse Biotechnology Corporation

The former corporation of Senomyx, once headquartered out of La Jolla, California, allegedly used aborted Fetal cells in its food and beverage products while in collaboration with some of the world’s largest leading food and beverage corporations. It’s up to us as individuals to do our own research and question everything about anything, right down to the ingredients in the fragrances and beauty products we purchase…

Why Ukraine Matters to America

Why Ukraine Matters to America

Putin was severely stung by the collapse of the Soviet Union and what he perceived as gloating on the part of American politicians and others in the West. Putin set it as his primary goal to get payback for what he viewed as the insults that were levied against Mother Russia. I recall at the time commenting that we needed to tone it down…

England’s COVID Liberation: Real or Ruse?

England’s COVID Liberation: Real or Ruse?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s sudden change of direction leaves one to wonder if he is genuine in his thoughts and motives. Has he finally figured out that masking, isolation, jabs, and distancing never availed us any good? Probably not. Johnson has endured increasing pressure to resign due to his cultic mandates. Being freed from vaccine passports, mask mandates, classroom restrictions, isolation…

Anthony Fauci’s Rules: The Rule of Two

Anthony Fauci’s Rules: The Rule of Two

We are not in a pandemic anymore, but Fauci told us just the other day – and repeated the following day – that though Omicron may be mild, that does NOT mean we can relax restrictions, so like the Little Engine that Could (Not), we just keep chugging up the mountain, knowing we will never reach the top. The Biden Administration, in the meantime, tells us to grow up and manage our expectations…

Flip-flop Joe Must Stay the Course on Off-shore Drilling

Flip-flop Joe Must Stay the Course on Off-shore Drilling

Just before holding the lease auction, the Biden administration said the lawsuit did force them to make the oil leases in the Gulf. Now, flip-flop Joe’s administration says they did not have to go ahead with the lease auctions. In response, the environmental group Earthjustice launched a lawsuit on December 3rd to halt the leases before they come into effect in…

Your Source for Free Speech, Talk Radio, Podcasts, and News.

 

Here we take on the challenges of our generation so that we can preserve future generations. Please consider making a contribution in the fight for liberty!

Header

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it. -  Thomas Paine

iHeartRadio

The APPS are free; the mission is priceless!

Free APP
Healthycell Telomere

Podcast Networks

Apple Podcasts
Google Podcasts
Spotify
Pandora
Tunein
iHeart
Stitcher

Subscribe and Listen on Your Favorite APP

Our Columnists and Show Hosts

Truth For Health

Apple Podcasts

COVID Solution Summit

Apple Podcasts

Evacuating Americans & fully-vetted Afghan's at Risk - Help Us!

Apple Podcasts

Empowering and mentoring conservative trailblazers from Generation Z to win!

Apple Podcasts

Turning Point Action is Recruiting Precinct Chairs - Become a Grassroots Warrior Today!

Apple Podcasts

URGENT - KEEP NINE
Please join us to protect the Supreme Court:
Sign the Petition!

Apple Podcasts

The LATINO USA EXIT from the Democrat Party, click for details...

Apple Podcasts

Fighting corporate censorship and ensuring voter integrity...

Apple Podcasts

Support wounded and fallen police officers. The Wounded Blue.

Wounded Blue
Share via
Copy link