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5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

An article titled 'How to Be a Good Wife' that is supposedly an excerpt from a 1950s magazine (or textbook) is not authentic.

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Has the feminist narrative spread so far that it’s actually hurting women and causing them to revert to being fragile creatures?

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

This wound is still fresh. Not long ago, shortly after moving halfway across the country to Washington, D.C., I was roofied in a bar.

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

The writings of C.S. Lewis display a belief in limited government and a distrust of government-enforced morality.

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

"I’ve been teaching now for 46 years as a classroom teacher, and I have felt the slow devolution of the quality of public school education in the classroom."

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Unfortunately, you’re already a victim of propaganda. Here are some ideas for freeing yourself.

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher David Benatar argues that “people should never, under any circumstance, procreate.”

Sharing May Be Caring, But Redistribution Is Not

Sharing May Be Caring, But Redistribution Is Not

A simple parenting experience clarifies a common economics problem.

The Rosy—and False—Narrative of American Public Schooling

The Rosy—and False—Narrative of American Public Schooling

The myth we have been told about the history of American public schooling as a national treasure that nurtures our democracy is untrue.

Four Fabrications About Firearms

Four Fabrications About Firearms

False information can have deadly consequences. This is not just a problem for the gun control side of this debate but for the gun rights side also.

Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Books Like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Are Precisely the Ones Kids Should be Reading

Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Books Like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Are Precisely the Ones Kids Should be Reading

We’re not going to learn anything if we skip over important pieces of history and avoid challenging literature merely because it might make people “uncomfortable.”

Sex-Change Operations Will Be ‘One of the Great Medical Blunders of the 21st Century,’ Predicts Former Transgender Male

Sex-Change Operations Will Be ‘One of the Great Medical Blunders of the 21st Century,’ Predicts Former Transgender Male

"By giving treatment to young children we may be perpetrating a great harm."

The Moral Imagination of 'Leave It to Beaver'

The Moral Imagination of 'Leave It to Beaver'

Viewed today, Leave It to Beaver remains ever fresh, even as other pop-culture products have faded and dated.

A Historian Explains Why America Will Probably Fail

A Historian Explains Why America Will Probably Fail

The English historian Paul Johnson wondered if America could ever atone for its original sins.

Student’s Explanation on How He Aced the ACT Shows What Education is Missing

Student’s Explanation on How He Aced the ACT Shows What Education is Missing

A Louisiana teen is one of the most recent students to land a perfect 36 on the ACT.

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

Let’s look at who pays what, with an eye toward attempting to answer this question: Are the rich paying their fair share?

A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

The school voted earlier this month at the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting to change the elementary school’s name from Davis Magnet IB to Barack Obama Magnet IB.

College Professor Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

College Professor Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

A petition is circulating at Boise State University to to have tenured professor Scott Yenor fired.

Should Moms Work or Stay at Home?

Should Moms Work or Stay at Home?

Four things every mother should consider when deciding between working and staying at home.

Benjamin Constant: The Greatest French Libertarian Thinker You've Never Heard Of

Benjamin Constant: The Greatest French Libertarian Thinker You've Never Heard Of

October 25 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of the man Isaiah Berlin characterized as “the most eloquent of all defenders of freedom and privacy.”

Economist: A ‘Great Reset’ is Coming to America

Economist: A ‘Great Reset’ is Coming to America

Americans have become afraid of change, and that's bad news for our country's future. 

A Case Study in Fake News: ‘Mom was called to school after her daughter hit another student. Her response was perfect’

A Case Study in Fake News: ‘Mom was called to school after her daughter hit another student. Her response was perfect’

An article about an ER nurse defending her daughter after the child's bra strap was snapped by a male student is going viral. There's just one problem.

Trial By Ordeal Was Actually an Effective Test of Guilt

Trial By Ordeal Was Actually an Effective Test of Guilt

For more than 400 years, between the ninth and the early 13th centuries, Europeans asked God to weigh-in on defendants’ criminal status. The method of their request: judicial ordeals.

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