You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.
It’s a values thing. The anti–Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive. The Old School way may harbor microaggressions. Therefore, Old School philosophy must be diminished.
Those crusading against Old School now have a name: Snowflakes. You may have seen them on cable TV whining about social injustice and income inequality. You may have heard them cheering Bernie Sanders as he suggested the government pay for almost everything. The Snowflake movement is proud and loud, and they don’t like Old School grads.
So where are you in all this?
Did you get up this morning knowing there are mountains to climb―and deciding how you are going to climb them? Do you show up on time? Do you still bend over to pick up a penny? If so, you’re Old School.
Or did you wake up whining about safe spaces and trigger warnings? Do you feel marginalized by your college’s mascot? Do you look for something to get outraged about, every single day, so you can fire off a tweet defending your exquisitely precious sensibilities? Then you’re a Snowflake.
So again, are you drifting frozen precipitation? Or do you matriculate at the Old School fountain of wisdom?
This book will explain the looming confrontation so even the ladies on The View can understand it.
Time to take a stand. Old School or Snowflake. Which will it be?
CBC Endorsement from Bill O’Reilly!
For more than 13 years Bill O’Reilly has presided over The O’Reilly Factor on the FOX News Channel, the highest rated cable news program. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner, as well as the recipient of a Governor’s Award from the Boston/New England chapter of the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Prior to becoming executive producer and anchor of The Factor, he served as national correspondent for ABC News and as anchor of the nationally syndicated news magazine program Inside Edition.
O’Reilly was born in New York, and lived in New Jersey and on Long Island. He played semi-professional baseball while attending Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. O’Reilly taught English and history in Miami prior to returning to school to earn a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University. He also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was a student of Marvin Kalb.
He was married to Maureen McPhilmy, a public relations executive, from 1996 until 2012. The couple have two children, and each resides in suburban Manhasset, New York.