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Charles J. Sykes

was a research fellow at the



Hoover Institution
. He is a well-known author who writes on education, welfare reform, free market economics, social trends, and privacy issues.



Sykes is also a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, where he serves as editor in chief of the policy journal WI: Wisconsin Interest.



Sykes has a long-held interest in K12 education. A sharp critic of the current education system, his writing and commentary provide thought-provoking ideas on education reform. He is currently working on an anthology on education reform.



Sykes is the author of several books including The End of Privacy: Personal Rights in the Surveillance Society (St. Martins Press, 1999); Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good about Themselves, but Cant Read, Write, or Add (St. Martins Press, 1995); A Nation of Victims: The Decline of the American Character (St. Martins Press, 1992); ProfScam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education (St. Martins, 1988); and The Hollow Men: Politics and Corruption in Higher Education (Regnery, 1990).



Sykes was coeditor of the National Review College Guide (Simon and Schuster, 1992). He has written on social and public policy issues for many national publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.



In addition to his scholarly work, Sykes also is the host of the highest-rated daily radio program in the state, which airs on WTMJ-AM in Milwaukee. He also hosts a Sunday morning television show on the citys NBC affiliate.

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Unless you're a real close-minded Trump cement head, try reading best-selling conservative author Charles J. Sykes' book “How the Right Lost Its Mind.” Even if you're a wild progressive, you will come to appreciate how intelligent, articulate and responsible some conservatives like Sykes can be. He joins ...
With Roy Moore's humiliating loss in the Alabama Senate race, the Trumpified Republican Party finds itself both defeated and dishonored, with no sign that it has yet hit bottom. At every stage of the run-up to this special election, Republicans could have resisted, pushed back, or drawn lines, but their failure ...

“Think of Donald Trump's personal qualities,” the former presidential nominee told the audience. “The bullying, the greed, the showing off, the misogyny, the absurd third-grade theatrics.” He reminded the audience that Trump was “an individual who mocked a disabled reporter, who attributed a reporter's ...
BOOK REVIEW: How the Right Lost Its Mind by Charles J. Sykes (St. Martin's Press) 2017. Author and radio talk-show host Charles J. Sykes is no newbie to conservative politics. Conservatism is the Wisconsin radio personality's bread and butter. A political ideology and way of living since the early days of ...
FOR years, Republicans have effectively outsourced their thought leadership to the loudmouths at the end of the bar. But perhaps the most extreme example of that trend has been the issue of guns, where the party has ceded control to a gun lobby that has built its brand on absolutism. And now, again, we ...
US President Donald Trump waves after stepping off Air Force One upon arrival at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, New Jersey on September 15, 2017. MANDEL NGAN—AFP/Getty Images. By Charles J. Sykes. October 5, 2017. IDEAS. Sykes, a former talk-radio host, is the author of How the Right Lost Its Mind.

If there was one principle that used to unite conservatives, it was respect for the rule of law. Not long ago, conservatives would have been horrified at wholesale violations of the norms and traditions of our political system, and would have been appalled by a president who showed overt contempt for the ...
The tax cuts President Trump is working on with Republican leaders in Congress have a major problem. Charles J. Sykes explains in the L.A. ...
Bannon's ongoing war on the GOP has, unsurprisingly, faced criticism. Former conservative radio host Charles J. Sykes, described Bannon's ...
Milwaukee, Wis.: Not that long ago, Rep. Paul Ryan was freaked out about the national debt. The “red tidal wave of debt,” he told Sean Hannity ...
Not that long ago, Rep. Paul Ryan was freaked out about the national debt. The “red tidal wave of debt,” he told Sean Hannity back in 2012, ...
“Think of Donald Trump's personal qualities,” the former presidential nominee told the audience. “The bullying, the greed, the showing off, the ...
Charles J. Sykes is a longtime conservative, best selling author, and former host of a top ranked talk radio show in Wisconsin. Over the couple ...
“Arson for the sake of arson,” says Charles J. Sykes, the former conservative radio host who wrote of his GOP apostasy in How the Right Lost Its ...
Author and radio talk-show host Charles J. Sykes is no newbie to conservative politics. Conservatism is the Wisconsin radio personality's bread ...
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Among the many ironies of the conservative implosion was how the Right became what it had once mocked. In 2008, conservatives ridiculed ...

For the GOP, especially its Trumpist wing, the moment is piled high with irony. The primary victory of Roy Moore in Alabama over the candidate ...
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
By CHARLES J. SYKES DEC. .... Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a talk-show host in Wisconsin, is working on a book titled “How the Right ...
In his upcoming book, Wisconsin conservative radio host Charles J. Sykes gives credit to Drudge, "one of the top five media publishers in the ...
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.” ...
A conservative weighs in on some of the many developments this week in Washington, then, how the Republican and Democratic parties are ...
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a former talk-show host in Wisconsin, is the author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”.
By CHARLES J. SYKES DEC. .... Charles J. Sykes (@SykesCharlie), a talk-show host in Wisconsin, is working on a book titled “How the Right ...
So here's a book of the genre that is, in the end, nothing new, but still discouraging. Colleges' costs are rising at a fast clip, and students are ...
Nothing annoys academics more than pointing out how little time they actually spend teaching students. The average professor at a major ...
Charles J. Sykes, a former conservative radio-talk show host in a recently New York Times op-ed discusses President Trump's antipathy towards the mainstream media and his administration's early efforts to repudiate and de-legitimize it.
Conservative writer and former talk-show host Charles J. Sykes put it well in an op-ed in the Times: "If we want to restore respect for facts and break through the intellectual ghettoes on both the right and left, the mainstream media will have to be ...
Recently the New York Times published an essay by Charles J. Sykes, a Wisconsin conservative talk-show host, entitled "Why Nobody Cares the President is Lying.
This past Sunday, conservative former talk show host Charles J. Sykes penned an op-ed in the New York Times called "Why Nobody Cares the President Is Lying.
MILWAUKEE - If President Trump's first tumultuous weeks have done nothing else, at least they have again made us a nation of readers.
The bipartisan Democracy Fund added five members to its National Advisory Committee: Anthea Watson Strong, a lead on the Civics team at Google; Charles J. Sykes, a Wisconsin conservative and a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute; ...
MILWAUKEE - After nearly 25 years, I'm stepping down from my daily conservative talk radio show at the end of this month. I'm not leaving because of the rise of Donald J. Trump (my reasons are personal), but I have to admit that the campaign has made ...
Like many men, Charles J. Sykes followed in the footsteps of his father, a journalist, political campaigner, author and college professor who died in 1985 at age 63.
So here's a book of the genre that is, in the end, nothing new, but still discouraging. Colleges' costs are rising at a fast clip, and students are getting less and less for their money.
By Charles J. Sykes. Where are the professors? Nothing annoys academics more than pointing out how little time they actually spend teaching students.
Free college isn't the solution: How the push for "college for all" sets up students to fail. By insisting that waived tuition is a universal need, we reinforce the myth that everyone should go to university.
The University of Chicago dean's letter to students coincides with the publication of "Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education," by Charles J. Sykes, who counts the costs of such foolishness. Parents are paying as much as $70,000 a year to ...
The University of Chicago dean's letter to students coincides with the publication of "Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education," by Charles J. Sykes, who counts the costs of such foolishness. Parents are paying as much as $70,000 a year to ...
The University of Chicago dean's letter to students coincides with the publication of "Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education," by Charles J. Sykes, who counts the costs of such foolishness. Parents are paying as much as $70,000 a year to ...
Charles J. Sykes is senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute and a talk show host at WTMJ radio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Hillary Clinton's plan for higher education is simple: a massive bailout wrapped in the promise of free tuition and relief from student loans.
Fail U.: The False Promise of Higher Education by Charles J. Sykes takes on flaws in the American university system. He discusses the insanely high cost of a college degree, campus rape, declines in tenured faculty positions, and more.
... grandparents and maybe even their great-grandparents struggles, and no vacations on the Riviera or other such like places. They can start by reading the book, "50 RULES KIDS WON'T LEARN IN SCHOOL" BY CHARLES J. SYKES. WHO IS JOHN GALT?


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