Politics

Bloggers Sued for Creating 'Hostile Environment' in Apartment Buildings

Bloggers Sued for Creating 'Hostile Environment' in Apartment Buildings

A recent ruling by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals menaces free speech in condominiums, apartment buildings, and the Internet.

Taxpayers Foot Bill For EPA Employee's $15k Gym Membership

Taxpayers Foot Bill For EPA Employee's $15k Gym Membership

An EPA employee bought a 37-year membership at Super Sport gym and put it on his government credit card.

The Reason Border Arrests Are Plummeting

The Reason Border Arrests Are Plummeting

The timing of these decreases is not a coincidence.

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

A University of Texas at Arlington student took his own life after he was found responsible for harassment, a charge he vehemently denied.

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Is it possible that this is what is driving the chaos we are witnessing in society?

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

The Los Angeles Times says colleges should stop squeezing students into 'free speech zones.' 

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

It appears that many Americans base their views on whether a particular authority figure holds them.

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

The president of Claremont McKenna College released a statement saying students who violated school policies "will be held accountable.”

The 21-Year Drinking Age is Dumb and Should be Repealed

The 21-Year Drinking Age is Dumb and Should be Repealed

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act (NMDA) is something Donald Trump should move to repeal. Let states decide.

Politics Isn't Always the 'Art of the Possible'

Politics Isn't Always the 'Art of the Possible'

Sometimes the bold is exactly what is needed in politics. 

Does Trump Have the Authority to Attack Syria?

Does Trump Have the Authority to Attack Syria?

Despite Trump’s past tweets that the U.S. should “stay the hell out of Syria,” he decided the U.S. should back up international law.

The Progressive Roots of Fascism

The Progressive Roots of Fascism

Popular wisdom holds that Fascism and Communism were diametrical opposites.  They weren't.

Should Schools Teach Students to Shoot?

Should Schools Teach Students to Shoot?

One school's experience suggests it wouldn't hurt.

Why Is War Such a Seductive Illusion?

Why Is War Such a Seductive Illusion?

It’s easy to offer slogans, but the real world of foreign conflicts rarely offer a clean choice between peace and war.

Nuclear Option Restores Senate Sanity

Nuclear Option Restores Senate Sanity

Thursday's rule change marks the long overdue denouement of a partisan process that began not in 2016 but 2003.

Former Yale Student Says He Was Persecuted for a Philosophy Essay that Triggered a TA

Former Yale Student Says He Was Persecuted for a Philosophy Essay that Triggered a TA

A former Yale student accused of sexual misconduct claims he was labeled a 'person of interest' because of a philosophy paper.

The Teen Who Wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times on Stanford Application—and Got Accepted—is Emblematic of a Growing Problem
Partisan Politics is Propaganda

Partisan Politics is Propaganda

As the Gorsuch nomination process is showing, the days of bipartisanship in America are over. 

Social Democracy is Collapsing Before our Eyes

Social Democracy is Collapsing Before our Eyes

American civic life is fracturing, and everyone knows it. 

After Studying Basic Econ, Mayor Vetoes Minimum Wage Hike

After Studying Basic Econ, Mayor Vetoes Minimum Wage Hike

Baltimore’s new Democratic Mayor surprised her constituents by vetoing a minimum wage hike last week.

Neil Gorsuch Deserves Confirmation

Neil Gorsuch Deserves Confirmation

Neil Gorsuch's credentials are impeccable, his character and judicial temperament unassailable, and his reputation among peers is sterling.

‘The Red Pill’ is a Film Feminists Find Hard to Swallow

‘The Red Pill’ is a Film Feminists Find Hard to Swallow

'The Red Pill' began as a critical look at the Men’s Rights movement from the perspective of a feminist, but evolved into a sympathetic portrait.

George Washington Bought an INSANE Amount of Alcohol to Launch his Political Career

George Washington Bought an INSANE Amount of Alcohol to Launch his Political Career

In 1758, a young George Washington was seeking a seat in the Virginia burgess. You won't believe his bar tab. 

Climate Change is Real, The Proof is in the Politics

Climate Change is Real, The Proof is in the Politics

Temps are rising, but data contradicts a direct cause and effect between CO2 levels and temperature increases.

Turkey on the Brink of Democide as Pivotal Referendum Looms

Turkey on the Brink of Democide as Pivotal Referendum Looms

Turkey's referendum presents a choice between parliamentary democracy and legally institutionalizing single-man rule.

Why Can't the VA Fire an Employee Caught Watching Porn?

Why Can't the VA Fire an Employee Caught Watching Porn?

New VA Secretary David Shulkin's crackdown on "people who don’t show up to work, do cocaine, and watch porn at work” is off to a bumpy start.

Social Isolation is Dangerous to Democracy

Social Isolation is Dangerous to Democracy

Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam warned that people divorced from community "are first and foremost among the supporters of extremism.”

Have You Been Using the Term Liberal Incorrectly?

Have You Been Using the Term Liberal Incorrectly?

The change in meaning came about somewhere around 1900 in English speaking countries. Tragic, but it's more than just a definition disfigurement.

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