Archive for 4/4/2004

San Francisco U. Purge Reversed


In a victory for intellectual freedom, Tatiana Menaker’s expulsion from San Francisco State University has been reversed. She was expelled from school after protesting the same Marxist and Anti-Semitic attitude she escaped the USSR from in 1986. You can read her editorial about the anti-Americanism she encountered in academia, and an account of her story at the Students for Academic Freedom website.

Vampire bats on rampage in Brazil



RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Rabies spread by vampire bats has claimed 13 lives on an Amazon river island, local media reported Saturday.

The deaths occurred over the past 21 days on Portel Island, according to the O Liberal newspaper. The island is about 1,500 miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro.

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