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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Selective Outrage at Duke

Too late to spin this, it is but another unforced error for Duke in an attempt so prevalent on many elite campuses to demonstrate their “tolerance.” Tucker Carlson had the best response when he noted that this has nothing to do with tolerance, it is simply a “political editorial.”

Campus Sexual Assaults Versus Due Process of Law

I believe universities should be required to refer all incidents where crime may have been committed to the judicial system for adjudication. Sadly, I think universities cannot be trusted to be fair.


Again, it is germane that readers know that I was chief of staff to Chief Justice Warren Burger and Staff Director of the presidential Commission on the Bicentennial of the U. S. Constitution.  I will strongly defend constitutional rights. First, the necessary background:  The Faculty Senate voted by a huge margin a vote of no-confidence […]

Suppression of Free Speech at My College

As readers will learn why, it is germane that I cite my credentials for my piece that follows.  I was appointed by President Reagan, with U. S. Senate confirmation, as the director of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the United States Information Agency.  Later I became chief of staff to U. S. Supreme Court Chief […]