Connect
To Top

University Regent Takes Ralston to School

University Regent Ron Knecht inked an op-ed for the Nevada Appeal on today that blasts holes in a recent liberal think tank’s claims regarding higher ed funding in Nevada…

“A recent Brookings Institute study on economic growth in Nevada…was marred by a high-profile false claim it made that provided red meat for the statists who dominate academe and the mainstream media. Smash-mouth left-wing pundit Jon Ralston trumpeted gleefully Brookings’ claim that Nevada not only underfunds higher education, but is last among comparable states by a significant margin. The claim is a classic Big Lie. Nevada’s higher-education funding is in the mainstream and even high by some measures.”

Knecht went on to note that “Nevada higher-education regents, administrators and faculty are working to improve academic quality” in Nevada’s university system despite “challenges of a Great Recession caused mainly by public-sector excesses that Brookings, Ralston and other statists promote. Our efforts are hindered, not helped, by the Chicken Little squawks of ideologues and special interests.”

“Journalist”/political activist/ideologue Jon Ralston is guilty of a “big lie” to help advance the liberal agenda in Nevada? I’m shocked (not).

Read the full column here

Disclaimer

This blog/website is written and paid for by…me, Chuck Muth, a United States citizen. I publish my opinions under the rights afforded me by the Creator and the First Amendment to the United States Constitution as adopted by our Founding Fathers on September 17, 1787 at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania without registering with any government agency or filling out any freaking reports. And anyone who doesn’t like it can take it up with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin and John Adams the next time you run into each other.

Copyright © 2018 Chuck Muth