Who are the two boldestrncolumnists writing today?rnYou can make a strong case forrnThomas Sowell and Don Feder. See forrnyourself. Take their two new books FREErnwith triai membership in thernConservative Book Club.rnThe most powerful indictment ever writtenrnabout the education mess — ThomasrnSowell’s…rnINSIDE AMERICAN EDUCATIONrn”The American system of education is bankrupt,” charges Thomas Sowell,rnpointing out that even those who know this are helpless to reform it. “We need tornface the harsh reality of the kind of people we are dealing with, the kind of bitterrnfight we can expect if we try to disturb their turf.” Dr. Sowell pOes up proof withrnexample after example. Among the hundreds:rnJust how incompetent a teacher can be and still keep the job was illustratedrnby an extreme case in South Carolina, where a school tried to get rid of arnteacher who had been wamed repeatedly about her poor teaching and poorrnEnglish. At a hearing where she was given a ten-word vocabulary test, sherncould neither pronounce nor define the word “agrarian.” She could pronouncernthe word “suffrage” but defined it as “people suffering from somernreason or other.” The word “ratify” she defined as “to get rid ofrnsomething.” In her own defense, she said: “I’m not saying 1 was the best, butrnI don’t think I did more harm than anyone else.” A judge ordered herrnreinstated.rnWalter Williams, himself a distinguished professor of economics, sums up Dr.rnSowell’s achievement in the Washington Times:rn”We all know about the poor and deteriorating state of education inrnAmerica, but we don’t know all the reasons why. Inside American Educationrngives us die fullest list of particulars that I have seen . . . names, datesrnand places on how die education establishment from kindergarten to collegernis destroying our children’s prospects for the futiire, all die while taking taxpayers,rnparents and private foundations to the cleaners.”rnYm don V iiave to be Jewish tornrgoice in Don Feder’s…rnA JEWISH CONSERVATIVErnLOOKS AT PAGAN AMERICArnIn fact, we can’t imagine any right-tiiinking person of any faitii not saluting DonrnFeder’s new book. He isn’t one of those who think tiiat a free market is all tiiatrnAmerica needs, or another Republican in the White House. He zeroes in on therndefining issues of our time, the ones that make us what we are:rnsexual morab • the culture • abortion • humanismrn• the media • feminismrnHUMAN EVENTS calls it “brilliant,” adds:rn”Orthodox Christians will want to stand up and cheer Feder’s chapters on thernfamily, faitii, homosexualify, die New Age, morality and sexuality, AIDS andrnsex education, die media, drugs and crime, pornography, abortion andrneutiianasia, feminism and the culture Feder’s chapter on Judaism is indispensablernfor anyone who has wondered why so many Jews — tiie originalrnetiiical monotheists — seem hopelessly wedded to ultraliberalism and radicalrnsecularism Feder points with hope to die growing Orthodox Jewish community,rnwhose values and politics mirror diose of the Christian Right.”rnHOW to get BOTH booksrn(worth $44.9a) ‘IrnHow the Qub WorksrnEvery 4 weeks (13 times a year) you get a free copy of the Club Bulletin which offers yournthe Featured Selection plus a good choice of Alternates — all of interest to conservatives.rn* If you want the FeaUired Selection, do nothing; it will come automatically. * If yourndon’t want the Featured Selection, or you do want an Alternate, indicate your wishes onrnthe handy card enclosed with your Bulletin and return it by the deadline date. • Thernmajority of Qub books are offered at 20-50% discounts, plus a charge for shipping andrnhandling. * As soon as you buy and pay for 3 books at regular Qub prices, your membershiprnmay be ended at any time, either by you or by the Club. • If you ever receive arnFeatured Selection without having had 10 days to decide if you want it, you may return itrnat Club expense for ftiU credit. • Good service. No computers! • The Qub will offerrnregular Superbargains, mosdy at 70-90% discounts plus shipping and handling. Superbargainsrndo NOT count toward fulfilling your Club obligation, but do enable you to buyrnfine books at giveaway prices. * Only one membership per household.rn/ ! ! CONSERVATIVE I ! ! BOOK CLUBrn33 Oakland Avenue • Harrison, N.Y. 10528rnPlease accept my membership m tiie Club and send, free and postpaid,rnThomas Sowell’s $24.95 Inside American Education PLUS Don Feder’srn$19.99 A Jewish Conservative Looks at Pagan America. I agree to tjuy 3rnadditional books at regular Club bargain prices over die next 18 months. Irnalso agree to die Club rules spelled out in this coupon, c C U L – 9 7rnNamernAddressrnCify _State_ _Zip_rnrnrn