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Police Cite Bogus ‘New Law’ to Get Uber Driver to Stop Recording

Police Cite Bogus ‘New Law’ to Get Uber Driver to Stop Recording

Jesse Bright was only moonlighting as an Uber driver. He’s also a criminal defense attorney.

Steve Jobs on Why He Hated Pornography

Steve Jobs on Why He Hated Pornography

His answer was a bit confusing, but the response sheds light on an important philosophical dilemma of our age. 

Homeschooler Edith Fuller Becomes Youngest Qualifier of National Spelling Bee

Homeschooler Edith Fuller Becomes Youngest Qualifier of National Spelling Bee

Would we see more Ediths rise to the surface if our education system placed greater emphasis on incorporating the family into learning?

Portugal is Winning the War on Drugs

Portugal is Winning the War on Drugs

In 2001 Portugal shocked the world and voted to decriminalize all drugs in response to a growing heroin problem. The results are impressive.

Why does International Women’s Day Ignore Motherhood?

Why does International Women’s Day Ignore Motherhood?

Our big sisters at United Nations headquarters in New York have other plans for women.

Hoop Earrings No Longer Politically Correct for White Girls

Hoop Earrings No Longer Politically Correct for White Girls

"White Girl, take off your hoop earrings!!!" was recently written on a free speech wall at Pitzer College.

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Analyzing the ABC’s of civil-military relations.

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

"Our generation is becoming so busy trying to prove that women can do what men can do that women are losing their uniqueness."

Middlebury Riot Shows the Veneer of Our Civilization is Thin

Middlebury Riot Shows the Veneer of Our Civilization is Thin

Video of the ugly scene in the lecture hall at Middlebury College has emerged.

The College Textbook Racket

The College Textbook Racket

Harvard economist Greg Mankiw has banked an estimated $42 million for his textbook 'Principles of Economics,' reports say.

Scholar: White Guilt is Responsible for Our Toxic Politics

Scholar: White Guilt is Responsible for Our Toxic Politics

'White guilt is not angst over injustices suffered by others; it is the terror of being stigmatized with America’s old bigotries..'

Lost in the Gender Twilight Zone

Lost in the Gender Twilight Zone

Taylor Beggs is a female wrestler in Texas who is "transitioning" to a male.

‘Logan’ and the Challenges of Fatherhood

‘Logan’ and the Challenges of Fatherhood

The film provocatively suggests that it can be easier to harden yourself to fight for someone than to soften your heart enough to give them care.

The Virtues of Learning to Sew

The Virtues of Learning to Sew

I want to keep my kids connected to their past, and I find a great way to do this is passing on the sewing skills my grandmothers taught me.

Would Students Benefit From More Hands-On Learning?

Would Students Benefit From More Hands-On Learning?

Some schools are teaching beekeeping... and children are learning many many different skills in the process.

Hypocrisy: 3 Telltale Signs of it

Hypocrisy: 3 Telltale Signs of it

Hypocrites often fall into these three traps.

Good Samaritan Fined for Plowing Out Elderly Neighbors

Good Samaritan Fined for Plowing Out Elderly Neighbors

The man ticketed said he likes "to take care of the neighbors. They're all elderly and I like to help them out."

Legislation Would Reintroduce the Bible to Public Schools

Legislation Would Reintroduce the Bible to Public Schools

In removing the Bible from the classroom, did America cut off several generations from a main source of cultural literacy?

Does Empathy Have a 'Dark Side'?

Does Empathy Have a 'Dark Side'?

Philosopher Jesse Prinz has argued that empathy is prejudiced and leads to “moral myopia.”

Why Lord of the Rings is NOT an Allegory (And Why it Very Much is)

Why Lord of the Rings is NOT an Allegory (And Why it Very Much is)

“It is neither allegorical nor topical,” Tolkien insists in the Foreword to the second edition of The Lord of the Rings.

Why Are Grooms Having to Hire A Best Man?

Why Are Grooms Having to Hire A Best Man?

Is it because of a decline in male friendships?

Labor Employee Wins $21K Settlement Over 'Insensitive' Email From Boss

Labor Employee Wins $21K Settlement Over 'Insensitive' Email From Boss

The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission concluded that a ‘reasonable person’ would be traumatized by a single insensitive email.

Husbands Are Not the Enemy

Husbands Are Not the Enemy

In our kneejerk compulsion to show effusive support for women we unfortunately have become correspondingly casual about culturally demonizing men.

Gloria Steinem Embarrasses NYT By Rehashing Decade-Old Column

Gloria Steinem Embarrasses NYT By Rehashing Decade-Old Column

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem wrote an op-ed about a “recent” triggering experience. She must have forgot she wrote about it a decade ago.

Why You Should Date Your Best Friend

Why You Should Date Your Best Friend

Ultimately, the best way to have true love forever may be to be best friends forever first.

Let Little Boys Play Like Little Boys

Let Little Boys Play Like Little Boys

Are we shaming them for their interest in masculinity?

CIA Analysts Love to Read French Philosophy

CIA Analysts Love to Read French Philosophy

In 1950, the CIA established a headquarters in Paris and employed an army of operatives to recruit anti-Marxist intellectuals. 

Moral Outrage: A Theory on Why We’re Seeing So Much of It

Moral Outrage: A Theory on Why We’re Seeing So Much of It

Academics say in new paper that moral outrage is "a means of reducing guilt over one’s own moral failings and restoring a moral identity.”

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