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Let Your Child Play Outside? You Could Face Jail for That.

Let Your Child Play Outside? You Could Face Jail for That.

Does society need to step back from its overcautious mentality and allow parents to once again freely carry out their parental rights and duties?

The Way to Win a Revolution

The Way to Win a Revolution

Words matter. 

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Maybe there’s something to learn from it. 

16 Things Mark Twain Actually Said

16 Things Mark Twain Actually Said

Some of your favorites might not have made this list. But these are still pretty damn good. 

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

While it’s great to be hard-working, ambitious, and enterprising, have we as a nation forgotten the value of stepping away from the regular routine?

Three Approaches to Suffering

Three Approaches to Suffering

Some advice from a person who lived through World War II.

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Americans distrust government... and the American public.

7 Perceptive Social Critiques from... Dr. Seuss?

7 Perceptive Social Critiques from... Dr. Seuss?

To those in the know, a picture is worth a thousand words. So are some passages from children's books. 

How to Lose the War on Terror

How to Lose the War on Terror

The bottom line is that terrorism is designed to turbo-charge our emotional buttons. It is not only about violence but the threat of future violence.

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

A surprising recommendation from a law enforcement leader.

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

This month, yes. But back in July, the incoming chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Congressional committee that it was Russia.

How do you fix bad parenting?

How do you fix bad parenting?

Education plays a big role, but the current system seems incapable.

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Is the Invisible Life Worth Living?

Is the Invisible Life Worth Living?

We live in a culture that largely attaches meaning to visibility.

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

It seems Samuel Huntington was pretty close to the mark. 

What's the Greater Threat?

What's the Greater Threat?

Perhaps the greater enemy is within.

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Anxiety, nostalgia, and mistrust run deep in white America.

Secrets of Septuplet Success

Secrets of Septuplet Success

Would more American parents be wise to instill their children with the same mentality on which the McCaughey septuplets have been raised?

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

It starts with a ‘P’.

Does "Little Women" Get the Marriage Concept Wrong?

Does "Little Women" Get the Marriage Concept Wrong?

A statement from Amy makes us wonder.

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

The historical record reveals more about the clashes of cultures and civilizations.

Time to be a Prude

Time to be a Prude

“Turn Down for What” reveals how far we’re fallen.

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

There are fears that immigrants are no longer being assimilated in the deeper ideals that underlie American identity.

Why Kirsten Dunst Appreciates Chivalry

Why Kirsten Dunst Appreciates Chivalry

Ms. Dunst appreciates the male who treats her like a lady and exhibits gentlemanly characteristics.

Yesterday, This is How Many Christians Began Preparing for Christmas
EDUCATION is a Privilege

EDUCATION is a Privilege

It's worth a reminder.

Chesterton Defends the Crusades

Chesterton Defends the Crusades

Who did what first matters. 

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