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Trump's credibility takes a hit as FBI finds no evidence of Obama 'wiretap'
An Amazing Thing Happened When Prisons Began Teaching Latin to Convicts

An Amazing Thing Happened When Prisons Began Teaching Latin to Convicts

Have we handicapped many students by removing Latin from schools?
 

The Irish Potato Famine: What Caused It?

The Irish Potato Famine: What Caused It?

Did the English create the Famine on purpose as some have theorized?

When Euthanasia Becomes Murder

When Euthanasia Becomes Murder

“Legalizing euthanasia doesn’t empower you... It empowers doctors.”

Study: Kids Relying on Google to Learn Basic Life Skills

Study: Kids Relying on Google to Learn Basic Life Skills

The Addis Housewares study found over half of mums just don't have the time to teach their kids domestic know-how.

How Shakespeare Helped this Australian School Top All Others

How Shakespeare Helped this Australian School Top All Others

We don’t see much of this kind of instruction in today’s schools.

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.

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Analyzing the ABC’s of civil-military relations.

The Alt Right's Intellectual Roots Go Way Back

The Alt Right's Intellectual Roots Go Way Back

Here is a prehistory of what we call the alt-right today.

Ted Kennedy Had Secret Dealings with Soviets Before 1984 Election

Ted Kennedy Had Secret Dealings with Soviets Before 1984 Election

A KGB memo shows clear evidence of an "unabashed quid pro quo" between a U.S. Senator and a top Kremlin official. 

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.

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?

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. 

Deconstructing a Viral Pro Gay Marriage Commercial

Deconstructing a Viral Pro Gay Marriage Commercial

Are there a few details that undermine the “marriage equality” theme?

Immigration has become a ‘screaming match' thanks to media bias

Immigration has become a ‘screaming match' thanks to media bias

And important questions remain unaddressed, says a journalism expert.

Putin’s Claim on Crimea: Spurious or Legit?

Putin’s Claim on Crimea: Spurious or Legit?

Russia, America's primary geopolitical foe, is looking to reclaim Crimea. Does Russia's claim to the peninsula nation have merit?

France Says to Hell With Free Speech

France Says to Hell With Free Speech

The Parliament passed a measure banning the dissemination of any information deemed "misleading" on the issue of abortion. 

College Illiteracy is Growing

College Illiteracy is Growing

Nearly half of professors say students are not prepared for college.

Students in Turkey Value Free Speech Way More than American Students

Students in Turkey Value Free Speech Way More than American Students

Why do young people embrace rights not specifically spelled out in the Constitution, but reject the one to which they are given free recourse?  

Respectful Children So Rare that Restaurant Owner Gives Them a Discount

Respectful Children So Rare that Restaurant Owner Gives Them a Discount

Many of today’s children seem to have a lack of respect for others, a fact which becomes particularly apparent in their poor behavior in public.

Nation’s Longest Wed Couple Reveals the Secret to a Good Marriage

Nation’s Longest Wed Couple Reveals the Secret to a Good Marriage

A New Zealand couple are honored for their fidelity.

Nietzsche Wrote Love Poems (And They Are Just What You'd Expect)

Nietzsche Wrote Love Poems (And They Are Just What You'd Expect)

Nietzsche wrote so much about love in 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' that it could be renamed 'Thus Spoke Romeo.'

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

A few years ago, I bought some fresh eggs from a friend who owned chickens. They were wonderful.

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.

What the 7 Countries Included in Trump's Ban Have in Common

What the 7 Countries Included in Trump's Ban Have in Common

Are they are all majority Muslim? Yes. Another commonality is war.

America’s Demise: Trump’s a Sign, not the Cause

America’s Demise: Trump’s a Sign, not the Cause

Richard Stengel writes in the Atlantic that the American Century is over and Trump’s to blame. He’s only half right.

Is Ivanka Making Motherhood Great Again?

Is Ivanka Making Motherhood Great Again?

Kate Middleton has done an exceptional job of making motherhood glam again. ... Like Middleton, Ivanka has allowed herself to be defined by motherhood.

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