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Drug War

Extension of misery is no virtue

I’m sorry I didn’t get to this sooner, but one of UW-Whitewater Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin’s remarks about drug busts on campus deserves a reply.  She’s offered an argument for equality of treatment on and off campus.  Her argument implies that she either misunderstands the underlying justification for equality arguments, or that she…

They can’t even get the public relations right

All the talk about how sophisticated these administrators at the university are, how successful and trend-setting they are, but the truth comes as critical news and a downmarket image. These few seem to want a positive image even over actual achievement, but they just can’t see what that truly requires. People beyond the city just…

Undercover students used in drug busts at some University of Wisconsin campuses | WisconsinWatch.org

“They’re no different from anyone else,” Kiederlen says. “Mom and dad tend to feel like they’re still in school, but the reality is that they’re adults and they’re making adult decisions. And there are adult consequences.” ‘Highly dangerous operations’ While becoming a confidential informant may help students avoid consequences, undercover operations can turn deadly. Rachel…