Idaho university backs Black Lives Matter effort with leftist ‘resources’

Wayne Hoffman Articles, Higher Education Leave a Comment

Public money should never be used to support a political agenda. Yet, that’s exactly what’s happening at the University of Idaho, which decided to explicitly provide backing for the most radical elements of the controversial Black Lives Matter program.  A university vice provost emailed students this week to announce the school’s “series of Black Lives Matter events” “where discussions surrounding …

Little’s property tax relief plan shines as he ponders new handouts

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Gov. Brad Little’s decision to apply $200 million of Idaho’s $1.25 billion federal CARES Act funds to property tax relief is a smart one. After months of deserved criticism, finally, a chance to say something positive about the governor’s handling of Covid-19. Little’s staff estimates the tax relief plan could mean lower property taxes by up to 20 percent for …

Boise mayor gives cover to her panels that recommended free abortions, sex-ed for pre-k students

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Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is dishonest in trying to deflect criticism of her transition team’s radical policy recommendations, which infamously included taxpayer-funded abortions for all and sex education starting in pre-kindergarten. If Donald Trump were running against her, he’d probably call her “Lying Lauren” or “Mendacious McLean.”  McLean told the media that the documents are not policy reports, which is …

Parents: Returning to government schools is not your only option

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One of the most extreme, inhuman and inhumane extrapolations of the new Covid-era rules are the conditions being put up to reopen public schools. Around the world, students are being conditioned, against their human design, to live a post-apocalyptic obedience regimen. In the Netherlands, students sit at their desks separated by clear partitions. In Taiwan, photos show students similarly arranged, …

Be skeptical about Idaho contact tracing program bait-and-switch

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Idahoans need to be skeptical about the state government’s plan to use software and hundreds of employees known as “contact tracers” to investigate and keep tabs on you. They’ll know where you’ve been, with whom, and whether you’re experiencing any medical symptoms. Gov. Brad Little’s contact tracing strategy is being implemented without legislative oversight. Worse, there’s no guarantee the software …