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Letter to the Editor

December 5, 2005

John J. Miller’s “Pariahs, Martyrs — and Fighters Back” (Oct. 24) casts some much-needed rays of sunlight on the double standards currently running rampant on our nation’s campuses. The academic establishment jealously protects the free speech and academic freedom of the likes of Ward Churchill, but time after time violates the rights of those who don’t toe the party line. Prof. Thomas Klocek, a conservative, Kerry-supporting Democrat whose situation Miller examined in detail, was fired from DePaul University for engaging students in a heated discussion about Israel and the Palestinian territories. (He was butting heads with students who compared Israel to Nazi Germany... Download file "Letter to the Editor"

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