"All of that's changing, slowly but surely. The GOP lock on evangelicals is loosening. Poverty and global warming are just as serious for many younger evangelicals as whether two consenting adults of the same gender can get married.
And Pat Robertson's Regent University has an official student organization for Democrats."
"Tenure is an individual accomplishment that can be all consuming and absorbing twenty-four-seven for the first decade or two of an academic career. Tenure is also like gambling in a casino or joining a fraternity, and a tenure case is like a hunk of Swiss cheese, as Iâll explain below. Here are nine facets of tenure and the tenure process, including potential pitfalls and suggestions for success that I wish Iâd known when I started as a mechanical engineering assistant professor."
"Little Red Riding Hood," told through animated infographics.
I can't bring myself to cheer the first article. I have no doubt that evangelicals will bring the same rationality to global warming and poverty that they brought to the issue of same-sex marriage.
The nouveau Bull Moose Party is a'courtin' precisely those it so voluably abhorred for so long. The GOP platform of aggressive ignorance embraces everyone with fewer teeth than fingers or fewer IQ points than ambient degrees (presumably Fahrenheit and south of the Mason-Dixon line). Republicants' Rush Toward Failure is a mighty mirror of Democraps' social engineering from income redistribution, forced busing, and diversity to forced hiring.
Jesus horribly died before His horrible toll collectors could horribly impose His horrible will upon men. Rest assured that come what may, Washington's alphabet soup of armed incompetence will never have its reticle wander from your wallet. It is an an inconvenient truth that only the Carbon Tax on Everything can save us, administered by carbon credit arbitrageurs like Al Gore, Jr. Pay up sucker, "Hodie mihi, cras tibi".
I blogged about the second article, concerning the challenges of a woman in a t-t engineering position at UIUC and contrasting them with my view from a CC.