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February 13, 2017 at 4:32 pm

Vedder in Forbes | B.Y.O.B. ‘This is Not about Campus Drinking’

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “B.Y.O.B.” in Forbes.

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder

The heading on this blog is a bit deceptive: this is not about campus drinking. It is about B (Berkeley), Y (Yale), O (Oberlin), and B (Brown), and about campus silliness and intolerance. Education in America today begins in kindergarten with the “3 R’s: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic and for most ends in college, unfortunately increasingly with the “3 I’s”: ignorance, intolerance, and idiocy….

Read the rest of his column.

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