John Cleese Has a Theory on Why Political Correctness Is Rampant in Our Culture

John Cleese Has a Theory on Why Political Correctness Is Rampant in Our Culture

John Cleese of Monty Python fame posited an interesting theory on why many people feel compelled to control the words and behaviors of others.

‘Animals’ Is an Accurate Description of MS-13 Gang Members, according to Google’s Definition

‘Animals’ Is an Accurate Description of MS-13 Gang Members, according to Google’s Definition

In their effort to convince Americans that the president is a racist and a xenophobe, people who know better are twisting words to create false impressions, doing a disservice to both truth and the English language.  

What the New York Times Gets Wrong About the Effects of Regulations on the Economy

What the New York Times Gets Wrong About the Effects of Regulations on the Economy

Clear and abundant data show that regulations may have harmed the U.S. economy, which means that deregulation may help it.

When Playing Hooky Leads to Police Investigations, Interrogations, and Fines

When Playing Hooky Leads to Police Investigations, Interrogations, and Fines

While homeschooling is legal in all 50 U.S. states, parental rights in America are precarious.

Politicized Classrooms Are a Problem. But Are State Legislatures Really the Solution?

Politicized Classrooms Are a Problem. But Are State Legislatures Really the Solution?

Efforts are underway to address the problem of politicized classrooms in our public schools.

Black Lives Matter President Calls For Christian Love Instead of Political Violence

Black Lives Matter President Calls For Christian Love Instead of Political Violence

It's time to heal racial division and family agony created by bad laws.

Yale Student Explains Why It’s Necessary to Encourage Two-Parent Families

Yale Student Explains Why It’s Necessary to Encourage Two-Parent Families

Rob Henderson overcame the odds of broken homes and foster care and graduated from Yale. His experiences have convinced him that two parents are essential to the well-being of children.

How Nat Turner’s Failed Revolt Changed the Debate on Slavery

How Nat Turner’s Failed Revolt Changed the Debate on Slavery

What was the real impact of Nat Turner’s bloody uprising, which resulted in the death of some 200 people?

Did the Obama Administration Spy on Michael Flynn?

Did the Obama Administration Spy on Michael Flynn?

Is the president hinting that he thinks Michael Flynn, a top campaign consultant who briefly served as Trump’s national security advisor, was the target of FISA-authorized surveillance during the campaign or presidential transition—or during both?

'Gumball' Clip Brilliantly Reveals the Hollowness of Social Justice ‘Tolerance’

'Gumball' Clip Brilliantly Reveals the Hollowness of Social Justice ‘Tolerance’

A hilarious episode of 'Gumball' has fun with the palpable intolerance of social justice tolerance.

Why Do So Many Parents Throw Extravagant Birthday Parties for Their Kids?

Why Do So Many Parents Throw Extravagant Birthday Parties for Their Kids?

If we want to cultivate an attitude of respect and gratefulness in our children, is throwing an extravagant birthday the way to achieve it?

Dystopia Has Arrived in America. But Its Horrors Are Covered in a Cosmetic Veneer

Dystopia Has Arrived in America. But Its Horrors Are Covered in a Cosmetic Veneer

What dystopian prophets have not predicted is what might be called the “Disneyland Dystopia” of the contemporary United States, in which the horrors are covered with a cosmetic veneer and the nightmares and screams are smothered with smiles and miles of plasticized dreams.

In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.

What Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Can Teach Us About Success and Human Nature

What Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Can Teach Us About Success and Human Nature

In his 'Meditations,' Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius observed that a key to growth is training ourselves to do the things we don't wish to do.

Why the Millennials are Socialists

Why the Millennials are Socialists

If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Is it time to stop treating the traditional, rough-and-tumble boy like a dangerous creature who must be toned down to suit feminized society?

Identity Politics Is Now Undermining Science

Identity Politics Is Now Undermining Science

As Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute shows, the push for diversity has become a clear and present danger to scientific progress.

Victor Davis Hanson: The True Threat to America’s Civil Liberties Is It’s Law-Breaking Intelligence Apparatus

Victor Davis Hanson: The True Threat to America’s Civil Liberties Is It’s Law-Breaking Intelligence Apparatus

This is the way democracies end—not with a loud boisterous bang, but with insidious and self-righteous whimpers.

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The newlyweds were given a lot to chew on besides diversity and inclusiveness.

Patriotism: Why So Many Intellectuals Can’t Understand It

Patriotism: Why So Many Intellectuals Can’t Understand It

Sam Haselby says this “should be the end times” for American patriotism. Yet the opposite seems to be happening, and he can’t understand why.

The Intellectual Absurdity of Championing Diversity While Condemning 'Cultural Appropriation'

The Intellectual Absurdity of Championing Diversity While Condemning 'Cultural Appropriation'

It’s not cultural appropriation, it’s “cultural appreciation.”

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Recognizing a problem is the first step toward solving it.

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

Many major media outlets report misleadingly small figures for teacher pay. By failing to reveal all aspects of teacher compensation, these outlets hid the true costs to taxpayers.

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