Politics

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

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'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?

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

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?

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

Jordan Peterson Shouted Down at McMaster University in Ontario

Jordan Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, attempted to speak at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Why Is Trump Waging War on the Freedom Caucus?

This is not about partisanship. It is about obtaining freer lives.

How Media Use Photography as Propaganda

How Media Use Photography as Propaganda

"What I saw in New York magazine is something I would never present to a client," said Jay Caruso, regarding an image of Kellyanne Conway.

College 'Diversity Council’ Posts Fake Racist Flyers, Stoking Fear and Sparking Outrage

The flyers read: “A Notice to All White Americans. It is Your Civic Duty to Report Any and All Illegal Aliens....America is a White Nation."

Gender Pay Gap Myths (and Truths)

The gender wage gap is not as simple as either the defenders of markets or their feminist critics make it out to be. 

Former Obama Aide Admits Team Trump Was Spied On (Video)

Evelyn Farkas, a former assistant defense secretary under President Obama, explained why she and others disseminated intel on Team Trump.

4 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled By Propaganda

"Coping with propaganda requires a widespread critical intelligence, which is largely the product of education."

Camille Paglia Defends Jordan Peterson, Tells ‘Sniveling’ PC Transgender Activists to ‘Take a Hike’

While promoting her new book, Camille Paglia was asked about Jordan Peterson’s act of civil disobedience. She didn't hold back.

How Liberals Learned to Love States' Rights

Is federalism making a comeback?

Julie Andrews Teaching Theater on Netflix Invalidates Your Argument for Federal Arts Funding

Julie’s Greenroom provides two excellent examples for why the arts do not need public funding.

3 Ways to Spot an Ideologue

In "The End of Ideology," Daniel Bell defined ‘ideology’ as “a set of beliefs... [that] seek to transform the whole of a way of a life."

Surgeons in Canada are Harvesting Organs from Euthanised Patients

University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.

Steve Bannon: Not a Fan of Limited Government

Donald Trump's top strategist said limited government Republicans are not "living in the real world."

Milton Friedman on 'the Major Fault of the Collectivist Philosophy'

In his 1951 essay “Neo-Liberalism and its Prospects,” Milton Friedman predicted a retreat of collectivism few saw coming. 

Companies Want to Teach Your Children Values

Only they might not be the values you want the kids to have.

Six Graphs that Reveal Big Problems for Student and Auto Loans

Forget the housing bubble. These graphs show we're heading for some serious problems in the auto and student loan arenas.

Feminist Author: Women Need to Stop Playing the Victim

Feminist author Fay Weldon suggests that it is men, not women, who can now claim victimhood status.

Fascism Has Left and Right Wing Roots

Fascism wasn't built just on hate. It also promised robust social welfare to people fearful of unbridled capitalism.

The Foundation of Neil Gorsuch’s Judicial Philosophy

Neil Gorsuch’s judicial philosophy, based heavily on natural law theory, was inspired by his intellectual mentor at Oxford University.

Stop Calling the 'Freedom Caucus' the 'Rebellious Far Right Wing'

The New York Times has a habit of carelessly using the phrase 'far right,' Jeffrey Tucker writes.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Islamists Won’t Thank Liberals for Being Nice or PC

“Islamists want a Sharia compliant society,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali said. “Whoever is in their way is their enemy."

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