ON-Lion Letter

Entries for September 2010

Most of what Americans know about the Tet Offensive is wrong.  The brief 1968 battle during the Vietnam conflict marked the dividing line between grad...

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During the past 15 to 20 years, Wisconsin has "showed little muscle when it came to motivating students, teachers or schools to achieve ambitious acad...

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Women are riding out the recession more easily than men, with a lower unemployment rate and a higher percentage earning high-school diplomas and colle...

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Public-sector employees enjoy more generous pay and benefit packages than private-sector workers, including guaranteed pensions and retiree health ben...

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Using as its inspiration Benjamin Franklin's maxim that "The secret to success is constancy of purpose," the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (...

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Bradley Prize recipient James Q. Wilson is one of America's preeminent public-policy scholars.  For decades, he has analyzed the changing political an...

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The beginning of a new school year evokes memories of many classrooms with neatly ordered desks, dusty chalkboards, and a teacher standing at a lecter...

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Simultaneous pressures to reduce costs and increase student achievement have never been greater than they are today.  Not only is cost-cutting essenti...

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The U.S. Department of Defense's (DOD's) "2010 Quadrennial Defense Review [QDR] contains no reference to irregular warfare as a central organizing con...

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Marquette University Law School formally dedicated its new building, Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall, in Milwaukee in September.  U.S. Supreme Court Justice...

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