Caroline Probst

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15 Astute Observations by George Orwell

In 1903, Eric Arthur Blair, better known as George Orwell, was born in British India. The following year, he moved to England with his mother and sister while his father, who worked in the Opium Department as a civil servant, remained in India. He...

Steven Pinker: Free Speech Should Not Be a Partisan Issue

In a speech given at a recent forum, Harvard University scientist Steven Pinker described the decline of free speech at colleges and universities. The prominent psychologist and author was asked why intolerance seems to come more often from the...

Gallup: 1/4 Americans Say Government is the Biggest Problem

What is the United State's biggest problem? Is it our government? Healthcare? The economy? Gallup Poll collected data from early June and asked that very question. Based on their results, one-fourth of Americans think the government is the...

Charles Murray: Violent Middlebury Protesters Should Be Suspended or Expelled

When Dr. Charles Murray went to give a speech at Middlebury College at the beginning of March, he was met by a large crowd of student protesters and angry community members, some wearing black ski masks. Murray was unable to give his speech at...

Students Wearing Trump Shirts Censored in School Yearbook 

Via the Washington Post: “When 17-year-old Grant Berardo wanted to wear a political T-shirt on school picture day in October, his parents told him it was fine. His “TRUMP Make America Great Again!” shirt did not violate the dress code at...