Politics

David Cay Johnston: Journalism a Bastion for 'Trust Fund Kids'

David Cay Johnston: Journalism a Bastion for 'Trust Fund Kids'

Journalism has become the province of elite prep school grads and trust fund babies, says David Cay Johnston.

Former Maxim Model Running for Congress–But Shhh...Don’t Mention Maxim

Former Maxim Model Running for Congress–But Shhh...Don’t Mention Maxim

Alejandra Campoverdi is correct that “female sexuality and intelligence are not inversely related.” But is there really a double standard?

New Poll Shows a Frightening Percentage of Americans Can’t Name a Single Supreme Court Justice (See Graph)
Writer: We Have to Ditch Free Speech Because Trump Won

Writer: We Have to Ditch Free Speech Because Trump Won

The Trump era requires suppressing 'bigoted' speech, a writer at Slate argued recently.

The Pro-Art Case for Defunding the National Endowment for the Arts

The Pro-Art Case for Defunding the National Endowment for the Arts

Are we supposed to believe that communities won’t have any creative capacity without handouts to museums that primarily serve rich people?

Harvard-Educated Historian: Harvard Just Labeled Me 'Fake News'

Harvard-Educated Historian: Harvard Just Labeled Me 'Fake News'

The episode highlights how Harvard, academics, and most Americans can’t tell the difference between fake news and partisan news. 

18 Domestic Cuts Trump is Proposing in New Budget

18 Domestic Cuts Trump is Proposing in New Budget

Donald Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney has assembled a thoughtful array of cuts.

Scholars Defend Free Speech from 'Dogmatism and Groupthink'

Scholars Defend Free Speech from 'Dogmatism and Groupthink'

Cornell West and Robbie P. George protest against close-mindedness and violence in the wake of the Middlebury College riot.

Sean Hannity ‘Pulled a Gun’ on Juan Williams CNN Claims, Sparking Twitter Feud

Sean Hannity ‘Pulled a Gun’ on Juan Williams CNN Claims, Sparking Twitter Feud

Dylan Byers of CNN claims sources tell him Sean Hannity "pulled a gun" on his friend and co-host Juan Williams. 

Trump Budget Aims to Take Politics Out of Science

Trump Budget Aims to Take Politics Out of Science

The targeted cuts would have a positive impact beyond the US debt clock.

Left-Wing Economics Is No Match for Alt-Right Resentment

Left-Wing Economics Is No Match for Alt-Right Resentment

Two high values of the Left, diversity and welfare statism, are an unstable and electorally incompatible mix.

Is the Earth Warming Catastrophically Fast?

Is the Earth Warming Catastrophically Fast?

Much of what the media reports as “science” is actually partisan propaganda that is refuted by science. The issue of global warming is rife with this.

Trump Launches Effort to Shrink Executive Branch

Trump Launches Effort to Shrink Executive Branch

Donald Trump signed an initiative on Monday to restructure the Executive Branch.

Conservative vs. Liberal Logic: A Comparison

Conservative vs. Liberal Logic: A Comparison

In reality, there are only two basic ways to argue: "Arguing Forward" and "Arguing Backward". 

Full Repeal of ObamaCare Would Cover More People than ObamaCare-Lite Bill

Full Repeal of ObamaCare Would Cover More People than ObamaCare-Lite Bill

Full repeal ObamaCare’s health-insurance regulations would cause premiums to fall for the vast majority of consumers. 

New Republic Writer: Blue and Red States Should Go Their Own Ways

New Republic Writer: Blue and Red States Should Go Their Own Ways

"Dear Red-State Trump Voter: Let’s face it, guys: We’re done…."

Which States Are the Biggest Moochers?

Which States Are the Biggest Moochers?

Since the 2016 election, some Trump critics have trotted out data alleging that states that voted for Trump receive the most federal funding.

When Equal Access Means Zero Access for All

When Equal Access Means Zero Access for All

Once the government gets involved in a scuffle, everybody loses.

Does Socialism Require a Dictator?

Does Socialism Require a Dictator?

The dilemma, Marx explains, is that even after the overthrow of the capitalist system, residues of the previous system would remain.

Why Simone de Beauvoir’s Political Philosophy Resonates Today

Why Simone de Beauvoir’s Political Philosophy Resonates Today

The existential maxim ‘existence precedes essence’ underpins de Beauvoir’s philosophy.

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to 14 Counts of Voter Fraud

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to 14 Counts of Voter Fraud

An Ohio woman was sentenced to 180 days in jail this week after she was found guilty of registering dead people to vote.

Clare Boothe Luce: A Feminist of a Different Kind

Clare Boothe Luce: A Feminist of a Different Kind

Known for her sharp mind and tongue, Clare Boothe Luce was a formidable intellectual and politician who gave birth to a number of memorable quips.

Berkeley Removes 20k Online Videos to Comply with Nutty DOJ Order

Berkeley Removes 20k Online Videos to Comply with Nutty DOJ Order

The Department of Justice put itself in the role of “the Handicapper General” from the satirical and dystopian science fiction story Harrison Bergeron.

Police Cite Bogus ‘New Law’ to Get Uber Driver to Stop Recording

Police Cite Bogus ‘New Law’ to Get Uber Driver to Stop Recording

Jesse Bright was only moonlighting as an Uber driver. He’s also a criminal defense attorney.

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.

Hoop Earrings No Longer Politically Correct for White Girls

Hoop Earrings No Longer Politically Correct for White Girls

"White Girl, take off your hoop earrings!!!" was recently written on a free speech wall at Pitzer College.

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Why We Should Fear the Deep State

Analyzing the ABC’s of civil-military relations.

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

Our Culture Degrades Women by Trying to Make Them Men

"Our generation is becoming so busy trying to prove that women can do what men can do that women are losing their uniqueness."

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