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The Death of Common Sense

The Death of Common Sense

Common Sense, aka C.S., lived a long life, but died from heart failure at the brink of the millennium.

Who Gets the Biggest Tax Cut in the Republican Tax Plan?

Who Gets the Biggest Tax Cut in the Republican Tax Plan?

The Tax Policy Center says high earners get the largest tax cuts. But is that really the case?

90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?

90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?

Christina Hoff Sommers says something about moms that makes you wonder if there's a war against men or if they just quit.

The Ethical Principle of ‘Epikeia’

The Ethical Principle of ‘Epikeia’

Sometimes it's okay to break the law. 

3 Common Words That Never Appear in the Bible (And What That Says About Us)

3 Common Words That Never Appear in the Bible (And What That Says About Us)

What was of paramount importance for the biblical authors was one's moral standing before God, regardless of our problem-solving abilities.

7 Steps to Success—for Life and Business—from Ancient Wisdom

7 Steps to Success—for Life and Business—from Ancient Wisdom

Would we see a lot less anger, dissension, judgment, and rejection of the truth if we applied these principles to life beyond the workforce?

Why Americans Can No Longer Think For Themselves

Why Americans Can No Longer Think For Themselves

There's a reason Americans are so susceptible to propaganda.

Is a ‘Nation Without Borders’ an Oxymoron?

Is a ‘Nation Without Borders’ an Oxymoron?

Andrew Sullivan, writing at 'New York' magazine, says Democrats' fidelity to open-borders is a "kind of madness that could keep them from power indefinitely."

Why Parents Should Take Up a Hobby with Their Kids

Why Parents Should Take Up a Hobby with Their Kids

Can parents encourage greater maturity and future success in their children by doing so?

The ‘Look It Up’ Fallacy

The ‘Look It Up’ Fallacy

Why Google is no substitute for knowing it yourself.

The Special Ops Mission in Niger Was Routine and Common. Stop Politicizing It.

The Special Ops Mission in Niger Was Routine and Common. Stop Politicizing It.

The loss of four special ops soldiers is being politicized, a former Green Beret says.

Is Marriage Obsolete? 4 Essential Reads

Is Marriage Obsolete? 4 Essential Reads

There’s no doubt: Fewer people are making a commitment to marriage.

5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

An article titled 'How to Be a Good Wife' that is supposedly an excerpt from a 1950s magazine (or textbook) is not authentic.

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Has the feminist narrative spread so far that it’s actually hurting women and causing them to revert to being fragile creatures?

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

This wound is still fresh. Not long ago, shortly after moving halfway across the country to Washington, D.C., I was roofied in a bar.

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

The writings of C.S. Lewis display a belief in limited government and a distrust of government-enforced morality.

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

"I’ve been teaching now for 46 years as a classroom teacher, and I have felt the slow devolution of the quality of public school education in the classroom."

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Unfortunately, you’re already a victim of propaganda. Here are some ideas for freeing yourself.

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher David Benatar argues that “people should never, under any circumstance, procreate.”

Sharing May Be Caring, But Redistribution Is Not

Sharing May Be Caring, But Redistribution Is Not

A simple parenting experience clarifies a common economics problem.

The Rosy—and False—Narrative of American Public Schooling

The Rosy—and False—Narrative of American Public Schooling

The myth we have been told about the history of American public schooling as a national treasure that nurtures our democracy is untrue.

Four Fabrications About Firearms

Four Fabrications About Firearms

False information can have deadly consequences. This is not just a problem for the gun control side of this debate but for the gun rights side also.

Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Books Like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Are Precisely the Ones Kids Should be Reading

Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Books Like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Are Precisely the Ones Kids Should be Reading

We’re not going to learn anything if we skip over important pieces of history and avoid challenging literature merely because it might make people “uncomfortable.”

Sex-Change Operations Will Be ‘One of the Great Medical Blunders of the 21st Century,’ Predicts Former Transgender Male

Sex-Change Operations Will Be ‘One of the Great Medical Blunders of the 21st Century,’ Predicts Former Transgender Male

"By giving treatment to young children we may be perpetrating a great harm."

The Moral Imagination of 'Leave It to Beaver'

The Moral Imagination of 'Leave It to Beaver'

Viewed today, Leave It to Beaver remains ever fresh, even as other pop-culture products have faded and dated.

A Historian Explains Why America Will Probably Fail

A Historian Explains Why America Will Probably Fail

The English historian Paul Johnson wondered if America could ever atone for its original sins.

Student’s Explanation on How He Aced the ACT Shows What Education is Missing

Student’s Explanation on How He Aced the ACT Shows What Education is Missing

A Louisiana teen is one of the most recent students to land a perfect 36 on the ACT.

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

Let’s look at who pays what, with an eye toward attempting to answer this question: Are the rich paying their fair share?

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