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Are Parents Responsible for the Troubled State of American Children?

Are Parents Responsible for the Troubled State of American Children?

Parenting is serious business, and if a couple decides to bear children, they must take the resulting guardianship seriously.

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

It’s the parents who have changed. It’s the parents who have put their own happiness above the best interests of their kids.

The Reason a Facelift Costs Less Than a Knee Replacement

The Reason a Facelift Costs Less Than a Knee Replacement

Hint: it's because of competitive markets.

Trump’s Idea of Using Military Resources for Border Wall Isn’t Unprecedented

Trump’s Idea of Using Military Resources for Border Wall Isn’t Unprecedented

The military has been involved before in putting up a barrier along the U.S.-Mexican border without explicit authorization from Congress, according to a 2009 government report.

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Is a Totalitarian’s Dream Come True. Are We Far Behind?

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Is a Totalitarian’s Dream Come True. Are We Far Behind?

China’s rating scheme is the latest and most expansive effort by central planners to use government to encourage good behavior.

Schools Once Taught Biblical Literacy. Should They Do So Again?

Schools Once Taught Biblical Literacy. Should They Do So Again?

Its contributions to cultural literacy make a pretty strong case.

Venezuela’s President Tackles Economic Crisis by Deleting 3 Zeros From its Currency

Venezuela’s President Tackles Economic Crisis by Deleting 3 Zeros From its Currency

The announcement was made via Twitter, where Socialist leader Nicolás Maduro said the current bolivar will be demonetized in favor of the new currency.

John Paul Stevens Is Wrong About the Second Amendment, History, and School Violence

John Paul Stevens Is Wrong About the Second Amendment, History, and School Violence

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens recently argued for repealing the Second Amendment. Here's why he's misguided.

Bad Language Gets a Tenured Female Professor Fired for ‘Sexual Harassment’

Bad Language Gets a Tenured Female Professor Fired for ‘Sexual Harassment’

Tenure now offers a professor no protection if a college administrator decides that his or her speech amounts to "sexual harassment."

Donations to NRA Triple Amid Demands for Stricter Gun Control

Donations to NRA Triple Amid Demands for Stricter Gun Control

From Jan. 31 to Feb. 13, NRA’s PAC received 51 donations. From Feb. 15 to Feb. 28, it received 226 donations.

Why Are Teenagers So Depressed?

Why Are Teenagers So Depressed?

As a young adult who has dealt with anxiety my whole life, I think I have a few explanations.

Most Marital Difficulties Stem from One Thing: Ego

Most Marital Difficulties Stem from One Thing: Ego

Are you on your partner’s side? If not, what do you think is getting in your way?

Rebuilding community starts with rebuilding family?

Rebuilding community starts with rebuilding family?

If it is in family that we are first provided security, love, community, and socialization, then it seems reasonable to ponder the link between the collapse of community and the collapse of the family.

We Don't Give Our Kids Exams. But That Does Not Mean They Are Not Tested.
The Killing of the American White Male

The Killing of the American White Male

Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this phenomenon?

A Good Friday Remembrance from the Heart of the Holocaust

A Good Friday Remembrance from the Heart of the Holocaust

An experience in the concentration camp caused one woman to abandon her indifference toward the suffering of Christ.

Gosnell and Guns: What Would Happen if Progressive Logic on Abortion Regulations Was Applied to Gun Control?

Gosnell and Guns: What Would Happen if Progressive Logic on Abortion Regulations Was Applied to Gun Control?

Would tougher regulation of abortion clinics help prevent future Gosnells? No, according to the progressive justices on the Supreme Court.

The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Easter (Jesus of Nazareth’s Resurrection)

The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Easter (Jesus of Nazareth’s Resurrection)

As a church historian, I only aim to brush aside the cobwebs of sensationalism and summarize some of the facts that many serious historians and theologians agree on.

Do White People Commit a Disproportionate Number of Mass Shootings?

Do White People Commit a Disproportionate Number of Mass Shootings?

Are white people really responsible for carrying out more mass shootings? A look at the data.

What the Original ‘Fascist Manifesto’ Said

What the Original ‘Fascist Manifesto’ Said

The members of Antifa are not opponents to fascism but its genuine representatives.

Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

It’s a sad commentary on American childhood when we need laws to protect parents from persecution for letting their kids walk, play, or stay unsupervised.

Social Psychology Suggests 'March for Our Lives' Is Unlikely to Change Anything. Here’s Why.

Social Psychology Suggests 'March for Our Lives' Is Unlikely to Change Anything. Here’s Why.

Social psychology tells us that movements like March for Our Lives are unlikely to change anything.

Announcement: Intellectual Takeout Is Accepting Applicants to its Alcuin Fellowship

Announcement: Intellectual Takeout Is Accepting Applicants to its Alcuin Fellowship

Students accepted will attend a three-day seminar followed by nine weeks of internship at the offices of Intellectual Takeout.

G.K. Chesterton: Women Shouldn't Pursue Careers?

G.K. Chesterton: Women Shouldn't Pursue Careers?

"I do not deny that women have been wronged and even tortured; but I doubt if they were ever tortured so much as they are tortured now by the absurd modern attempt to make them domestic empresses and competitive clerks at the same time."

5 Charts that Explain Why Millennials Are Not Having Children

5 Charts that Explain Why Millennials Are Not Having Children

Based on trends in costs, it’s evident why many families are choosing to have fewer children – or in some cases, no children at all.

A Humanist as a Military Chaplain? Why It Doesn’t Work.

A Humanist as a Military Chaplain? Why It Doesn’t Work.

The Navy Times reports that the U.S. Navy has rejected the application of Jason Heap to become a Humanist chaplain.

Pass a test to vote?

Pass a test to vote?

According to the NAEP, less than 25% of both public and private school students are considered proficient in Civics by Grade 12. Only 12% are considered proficient in U.S. History!

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

It can be quite tempting for parents who want to see their child succeed in everything to interfere and do the work for the child.

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