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Last spring, Stevenson High School (SHS) in Lincolnshire, Illinois erupted in yet another public relations scandal when 41-year-old homosexual dean and former French teacher Paul Weil was forced to resign when it was discovered that he had sent “inappropriate text” messages to an 18-year-old male student. By the time the texts were discovered, Weil had chaperoned ten student trips overseas (Europe and China), and three more trips were planned.
School spokesman Jim Conrey made this statement last spring: “He’s a good man, and it’s an unfortunate way to end, and it should not overshadow all the good.”
This raises the …
In a May 28, 2011 Wall Street Journal article, Bari Weiss said this about David Mamet, one of America’s foremost contemporary playwrights, who in the last few years has experienced a conversion to political conservatism of sorts.
Before he moved to California, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet had never talked to a self-described conservative.
Mamet said, “I realized I lived in this bubble.”
Weiss also reported that one of the basic truths Mamet realized is that “Real diversity is intellectual.”
Both the image of a person who has never talked to a conservative and the notion that real diversity …