Supposedly, Common Core is “voluntary” and “state-led,” but this week’s events show that the USED (United Stated Department of Education) will punish those who do not adhere to its standards. It is the new bully on the playground, and if states are not going to play by its rules, they will feel the wrath.
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The protests of Christian colleges and universities against the Affordable Care Act are now nationally known, but now it is not only Christian colleges and universities that are being hurt by the act. Over 100 colleges and universities nationwide have had to limit adjunct professor course loads, or cap student or adjunct faculty to work hours to avoid a steep penalty.
There has not been a massive overall of the Affordable Care Act, and it may be it a bit early to start ringing bells in celebration, but progress has been made.
Friday, according to CNBC, the administration offering a compromise on the contraceptive mandate.
“Louisiana is a Christian College that simply wants to continue to operate as a Christian college as it has since its founding in 1906.”
“Churchgoing Christians who support same-sex marriage are more likely to think pornography, cohabitation, hook-ups, adultery, polyamory, and abortion are acceptable. And it’s reasonable to expect continued change in more permissive directions.”
One of the most recent potential examples of a free market at work is the smart phone based car services, which is currently upending the well regulated taxi-service.
According to Conn, Christian Universities are not worth accrediting. Why are Christian universities not worth accreditation in his opinion? “By awarding accreditation to religious colleges, the process confers legitimacy on institutions that systematically undermine the most fundamental purposes of higher education.”
A recent article by Klauss Issler, PhD, explores the connection of Christ and commerce. Issler found in the Synoptic gospels- Matthew, Mark, and Luke- that work is mentioned in 32 of the 37 parables.
Work however, is not the only thing mentioned. It appears that work is not the only topic mentioned. Issler found that Christ seemed to also have a positive view of commerce.
Professor Mike Adams, a criminology professor, sued UNCW in 2007 after he was discriminated against because of his conservative, Christian views.
Lately there has been talk about a potential woman in the in White House. Hilary Clinton? Well, yes. But she isn’t the only one speculated to run for presidency in 2016.