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Dueling: Time to bring it back?

Dueling: Time to bring it back?

If we want honor to make a comeback in our culture, it does come at a price.

Why High School Kids Should Start Teaching Younger Students

Why High School Kids Should Start Teaching Younger Students

Could it help solve the modern adulting crisis?

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Five facts and five falsehoods which the media and politicians spread in 2017.

Big Brother in the Classroom

Big Brother in the Classroom

Education is not a question of “rights” to be imposed by the state, but of the “freedom” of parents to choose the sort of education that they believe is best for their children…

Zooey Deschanel Knows Nothing About Food Science

Zooey Deschanel Knows Nothing About Food Science

Hollywood actors and actresses play many roles on-screen, but apparently some of them believe they are Jacks-of-all-trades in the real world as well.

California Is Officially a Sanctuary State

California Is Officially a Sanctuary State

A sweeping immigration law took effect Monday in California, officially making it the country’s largest sanctuary state.

‘Man-Flu’: It's real?

‘Man-Flu’: It's real?

A Canadian doctor argues that the flu may hit men worse than women. 

Why Schools Should Reconsider Abandoning This One Simple Subject

Why Schools Should Reconsider Abandoning This One Simple Subject

Are we denying students an important key toward future success?

An Overlooked Cause of Rome’s Decline

An Overlooked Cause of Rome’s Decline

In a fifteen-year span, a quarter to a third of the empire's population was wiped out.

Your New Year’s Resolutions Fail Because You're Not Listening

Your New Year’s Resolutions Fail Because You're Not Listening

If you are like me, you’ve resolved to make changes in your life only to experience the frustration of sliding back into old habits.

#MeTourism: The Hidden Costs of Selfie Tourism

#MeTourism: The Hidden Costs of Selfie Tourism

Instagram hosts more than 220 million photographs hashtagged with #selfie and more than 330 million hashtagged with #me.

Our Narcissistic Age Could Use Some ‘Casablanca’ Values

Our Narcissistic Age Could Use Some ‘Casablanca’ Values

Casablanca never could have been made today.

Appeals Court Rules Bakers Must Pay $135,000 for Not Making Wedding Cake

Appeals Court Rules Bakers Must Pay $135,000 for Not Making Wedding Cake

A three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a decision by a state agency that led to the fine and forced Aaron and Melissa Klein to close their bakery.

Should Parents Allow Kids to Fight?

Should Parents Allow Kids to Fight?

German kindergartens appear to be places of “lawlessness” to the American parents who send their children to them. But are they?

Have a Low IQ? The Government Can Take Your Child.

Have a Low IQ? The Government Can Take Your Child.

An Oregon couple had their children taken from them because the state said they weren't smart enough to safely raise children. 

'The Last Jedi' is Awful and Disney is Ruining Star Wars

'The Last Jedi' is Awful and Disney is Ruining Star Wars

Disney is wrecking all that was good and pure in a galaxy far, far away.

Knowing Their Harm, Politicians Still Push for Minimum Wages

Knowing Their Harm, Politicians Still Push for Minimum Wages

We have minimum wage hikes for the same reason we have rent control, protectionism, and thousands of other destructive policies.

University Offers ‘Problem of Whiteness’ Class, Again

University Offers ‘Problem of Whiteness’ Class, Again

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will reintroduce a class this spring that teaches students why being white is a bad thing.

1 of Every 5 Government Employees Has a 6-Figure Salary

1 of Every 5 Government Employees Has a 6-Figure Salary

Almost 30,000 rank-and-file government employees make over $190,823, more than any governor of the 50 states.

Does the Bennett Hypothesis Still Matter?

Does the Bennett Hypothesis Still Matter?

If the government gives money to students to spend on education, then students will be able and willing to spend more on that product. ... And now, we’re seeing the effects.

Why So Many American Children Respect Nothing

Why So Many American Children Respect Nothing

One simple reason.

What the 'Jesus Never Existed' Folks Often Overlook

What the 'Jesus Never Existed' Folks Often Overlook

Did Jesus of Nazareth really exist? Some historians say the evidence is weak. But by what standard?

Leave Your 13-Year-Old Home Alone? Police Can Take Him into Custody in this State

Leave Your 13-Year-Old Home Alone? Police Can Take Him into Custody in this State

The Prairie State's law mandating a minimum age for leaving children home alone is the strictest of its kind in the nation.

Why Cicero Merits Renewed Attention

Why Cicero Merits Renewed Attention

Justice and liberty have no better spokesman than Cicero.

Celebrating New Year's with The Twilight Zone

Celebrating New Year's with The Twilight Zone

The basic premise of the show—ordinary human beings caught in extraordinary (and often supernatural) circumstances—never grows old.  

A Little Dusting of Snow on My Hometown

A Little Dusting of Snow on My Hometown

5 feet of snow is keeping families together like nothing else does these days!

Millennial Dog Moms Now Need ‘Pawternity Leave’ to Care for Their Pets

Millennial Dog Moms Now Need ‘Pawternity Leave’ to Care for Their Pets

"We offer maternity and paternity leave, and a pet is another member of the family. We don’t discriminate just because they aren’t human."

The Simple Reason Criminals Don't Make Restitution

The Simple Reason Criminals Don't Make Restitution

Government legal systems are typically designed to punish those who violate the rights of others, not to provide restitution to their victims.

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