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In this Oct. 3, 2008 file photo, former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory responds to questions at a luncheon in Raleigh, N.C. Three years ago McCrory was battling with Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue over who would become North Carolina\u0092s next governor. Perdue narrowly defeated McCrory. Today, McCrory is no longer mayor, but he\u0092s gearing up for an all-but-certain repeat gubernatorial bid and likely rematch with the incumbent Perdue. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
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In this Oct. 3, 2008 file photo, former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory responds to questions at a luncheon in Raleigh, N.C. Three years ago McCrory was battling with Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue over who would become North Carolina\u0092s next governor. Perdue narrowly defeated McCrory. Today, McCrory is no longer mayor, but he\u0092s gearing up for an all-but-certain repeat gubernatorial bid and likely rematch with the incumbent Perdue. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Liberal arts degrees defended

By Katherine Ayers

The Daily Reflector

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Funding for East Carolina and other North Carolina universities could be in for a shake-up if Gov. Pat McCrory gets his way.

In a radio interview with “Morning in America” host Bill Bennett on Tuesday, McCrory said he would rather focus funding on majors that resulted in jobs for graduates than on more traditional liberal arts degrees.


“If you want to take gender studies that’s fine, go to a private school and take it,” he said, referring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill women’s and gender studies department. “But I don’t want to subsidize that if it’s not going to get someone a job.”

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It seems

Pat finally showed NC who he really is. Because you know, the first thing we need to do is get rid of all those people with their fancy education. The best way is turn over the UNC system to big biddness so they can train our young people to think right. Pat you're a hick.

liberal arts

liberal = demorat

Finally, someone with the

Finally, someone with the guts to put the politically correct crowd on notice. Political correctness is ruining our country and has corrupted our culture. Thank you Gov. McCrory for pointing out these sham classes. I only hope he seeks to the prosecute the Black Studies professor at UNC for fraud.

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