Politics

Here’s How Wrong Past Environmental Predictions Have Been

Here’s How Wrong Past Environmental Predictions Have Been

Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom.

Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions.

Harvard Poll Finds that Millennials Basically Live in Bubbles

Harvard Poll Finds that Millennials Basically Live in Bubbles

Do millennials live in ideological bubbles because they feel safe?

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Use El Chapo’s Drug Money to Fund Border Wall

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Use El Chapo’s Drug Money to Fund Border Wall

Using cash seized by drug lords to beef up border security looks like good policy and good politics.

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

The latest research by developmental psychologists shows that American children are not competent at crossing busy streets until they are at least 14.

The March for Science Had Nothing to do with Science

The March for Science Had Nothing to do with Science

Marching is an expression of subjective emotions. Science is an attempt to put subjectivity aside to discover how nature works.

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Over the weekend, The Washington Post brought an interesting West Virginia school fight to the forefront.

Neil Ty, The Scientism Guy

Neil Ty, The Scientism Guy

Neil deGrasse Tyson released a new video on what he sees as a growing anti-intellectualism  in the U.S..

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, went to the University of Colorado-Denver to deliver a lecture on Ancient Rome. It didn't go well.

Why I am Not a Libertarian

Why I am Not a Libertarian

The attraction of libertarianism is also its main defect: it offers neat solutions to complex problems.

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

During a recent stop in Omaha, Sen. Bernie Sanders said efforts by students to silence conservative speakers signals their own intellectual weakness.

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford has now declared it racist to “avoid making eye contact” with others or asking an individual “where they are ‘originally’ from."

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

Repression of speech. Justifying and committing violent acts against speakers you disagree with. Where is all this heading?

Your Socialism Is Bad and You Should Feel Bad

Your Socialism Is Bad and You Should Feel Bad

But the bad news about socialism is not limited to economic deprivation for the masses. The system also leads in many cases to totalitarianism.

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

They've been taught to see anger as a virtue. 

What Deep Throat Could Teach Us About Fake News

What Deep Throat Could Teach Us About Fake News

The only way we can get out of this mess is to stop using the internet as a crutch for thinking.

Should the Government Stop Using Taxes to Promote 'Virtue'?

Should the Government Stop Using Taxes to Promote 'Virtue'?

As you may know, the federal tax code is not just for generating revenue. It’s also intended to achieve certain social aims. 

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

The U.S. is not fully socialized, but already we see the disastrous effects of a politicized society.

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

If one looks beyond the headlines, one will see New York's free tuition program is just another scholarship program.

Study: Political Bias is Bipartisan

Study: Political Bias is Bipartisan

As such a study makes perfectly clear, we’re all biased. The question is, what are we going to do with that knowledge?

How the Ethanol Mandate is Destroying America’s Prairies

How the Ethanol Mandate is Destroying America’s Prairies

According to a new report, 95% of the 240 million acres of prairie land that once blanketed the American interior is now gone.

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

Berkeley has become a favorite battleground for budding political street warriors.

Huffington Post Gets Duped By White Guy Posing as Feminist

Huffington Post Gets Duped By White Guy Posing as Feminist

On April 13, the Huffington Post published an editorial advocating stripping white men of voting rights. It went viral, but then things got weird.

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Under the leadership of Governor Andre Cuomo, New York recently adopted a free-tuition scheme.  

'Jesus Was a Progressive Because He Advocated Income Redistribution to Help the Poor'

'Jesus Was a Progressive Because He Advocated Income Redistribution to Help the Poor'

You don’t have to be a Christian to appreciate the deceit in this canard. You just have to appreciate facts.

The Income Tax Basically Implies that Government Owns You

The Income Tax Basically Implies that Government Owns You

Frank Chodorov once described the income tax as the root of all evil. His target was not the tax itself, but the principle behind it.

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

The protest against Murray seems to be based on hyper-sensitivity rather than rational thought.

How Jefferson Fostered Rational Thinking in Politics

How Jefferson Fostered Rational Thinking in Politics

He was more interested in spurring rational thought than in pursuing political grandstanding.

On Syria and the Confusion of Consuming News in the Age of Trump

On Syria and the Confusion of Consuming News in the Age of Trump

In Syria's fog of war, the truth splinters into countless half-truths, conflicting conclusions and incomplete accounts.

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