Emory President Ignites Furor over Slavery Reference

by (@TheIRD) February 28, 2013

By Mark Tooley (@MarkDTooley) The President of Emory University has ignited controversy for citing the original constitutional agreement of 1787 that counted three-fifths of the slave population in congressional representation as a “compromise” that should inspire today’s gridlocked American politics. Critics are assailing President James Wagner for ostensibly glorifying an arrangement that perpetuated slavery. He wrote […]

President Carter’s Mixed Feelings on Religion and Health

by (@TheIRD) November 14, 2012

By Matthew Tuininga There is no denying that President Jimmy Carter has spent the years following his presidency admirably. A vocal advocate for human rights who is not afraid to criticize the foreign policy or military efforts of his heirs in the White House – whether Republican or Democrat – Carter has put his time […]