American Samizdat

Monday, April 09, 2007. *
Monica Goodling graduated from Regent the three years after it actually received accreditation. Why, you may ask did not the school have its accreditation? The easy answer is that it didn't deserve it because, well, it isn't really a law school. But, there is more to it than that.

The Law School lied to the ABA about its tenure program. Without one, accreditation is not warranted and is not given. We could sit here and argue the pros and cons of tenure, but for purposes of this dairy, it suffices to say that it is a variable that must exist for the ABA. Very briefly, it has to do with assuring a certain academic freedom to its faculty. And, well, you all know how much right-wing religious zealots treasure 'academic freedom'...

I highly recommend this post as well, (maybe even more so) the one it includes in it's opening...Entitled:Beware Sleeper Cell in the U.S.A. they are both taken together a stark insight into the horror of the situation. Here's a taste from sleeper cells:

John Ashcroft, and now Albert Gonzales have been so aggressive in appointing young, inexperienced Regents graduates that now the government is full of them. Many of the graduates have high profile positions such as the nation’s first Assistant Secretary of Labor, by Presidential nomination and U.S. Senatorial confirmation, Lisa Kruska (Gov '88). But some 150 other graduates have been placed in lower level positions, below the radar screen and less likely to be vacated when a new President takes office. One in six graduates are already in government.

Here, have another...

Our vision, through our graduates and scholarly activities, is to provide Christian leadership in transforming society

. But their stated goal is to

The express goal is not only to tear down the wall between church and state in America (a "lie of the left," according to Robertson) but also to enmesh the two.
posted by Uncle $cam at 10:24 PM
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