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Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

 Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

With talk of secession heating up, a look back on the causes of America's (first?) Civil War.

A Catholic Priest’s Observations on Islam—in 1851

A Catholic Priest’s Observations on Islam—in 1851

He had some frank remarks about the treatment of Muslim women. 

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Claims that crime and murder rates are at historic highs run counter to the facts.

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture contributes to a downward spiral of retaliation into barbarism.

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

Their stance on the Bible and morality is a bit shocking.

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

One hundred-fifty years later, the small details and great themes of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life still matter.

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

It’s often said that America’s education system hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. But one change might be contributing to academic decline.

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

According to recent estimates, the average age at which boys now begin use of Internet pornography is 11.

Our So-Called 'Tolerant' Society Is Actually Very Dogmatic

Our So-Called 'Tolerant' Society Is Actually Very Dogmatic

Our society requires us to believe in quite a lot of things, and there are penalties if you don't. 

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

How can we expect the next generation to run the country if their teachers don't even know how it works?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Are taxpayers, students, and parents subsidizing the violation of fundamental constitutional rights? If so, why should they?

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

James Fenimore Cooper's 1838 civics primer might come in handy in the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings.

Immigration Lessons for President Trump from Thomas Aquinas

Immigration Lessons for President Trump from Thomas Aquinas

There has been much discourse on what responsibility Christians have to immigrants and refugees seeking new homes.

Is Today’s Chaos Actually the Fruit of ‘Equality’?

Is Today’s Chaos Actually the Fruit of ‘Equality’?

The increased visibility and demands for equality may actually be a sign that these groups have achieved what they seek.

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

My student, the color drained from his face, explained that a blood feud had just begun that would continue for generations.

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

It has to do with the great irony between the words and actions of the Democrat party.

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

In case one needed further evidence that American schools are in chaos, the video below will put any doubts to rest.

Everything’s Political—Even Your Food Choices

Everything’s Political—Even Your Food Choices

Let's get the gender debates out of our plates and leave them in the women's studies departments instead.

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

We need to fight back against a culture that tells our kids that truthfulness does not matter.

Why This City Is America's Murder Capital

Why This City Is America's Murder Capital

Do you know the murder capital of the U.S.? It’s not Detroit. Not Chicago, L.A., or the Big Apple. 

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

Since I’m sick of politics, I decided to check out the more personal side of the man who could possibly be the next SCOTUS justice.

Bill Clinton’s 1995 State of the Union is Going Viral

Bill Clinton’s 1995 State of the Union is Going Viral

Clinton's language is closer to that of the current occupant of the White House than Trump's two predecessors.

The News Media Needs to Keep You Angry

The News Media Needs to Keep You Angry

If they don't, they won't survive.

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

“Medical assistance in dying" could save Canada as much as $138.8 million annually.

Hatred of Trump Reveals the Hatred Within

Hatred of Trump Reveals the Hatred Within

Those leading the boycott may be suffering from what one author calls the Othello Principle: “The eye sees what the mind looks for.”

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

There is some disagreement on what racism actually is. So let's look at the history.  

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Are men afraid to tell women their true desires?

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