Where do your ‘rights’ come from?

Where do your ‘rights’ come from?

Too many gloss over that part of the Declaration of Independence. 

Study: Girls Show Achievement Gains In Single-Sex Schools

Study: Girls Show Achievement Gains In Single-Sex Schools

Shying away from single-sex education may be a step in the wrong direction.

Your candidate isn't Jesus

Your candidate isn't Jesus

Furthermore, we should be particularly alarmed that we live in a time in which government has so much power and influence...

Why Yankees Won't (and Can't) Leave the South Alone

Why Yankees Won't (and Can't) Leave the South Alone

What is there about them that has compelled them to meddle in our affairs? 

Beauty is Not Purely Subjective

Beauty is Not Purely Subjective

According to Roger Scruton, modern art has created a "cult of ugliness."

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

"Many Big Apple students... can’t even sign their own names."

A lot of people don't want to live like us

A lot of people don't want to live like us

There's a good lesson in 'The Eagle'. Can we learn from it? 

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.

Should Muslim Immigrants be Required to Assimilate?

Should Muslim Immigrants be Required to Assimilate?

A British politician said attempts to integrate Muslims "is perhaps the deepest form of disrespect."

Where are the ‘People of Color’?

Where are the ‘People of Color’?

Democrat or Republican, it's a sea of white faces at political rallies. 

Is Hillary’s Feminism Hurting Her Campaign?

Is Hillary’s Feminism Hurting Her Campaign?

Democrat social critic Camille Paglia suggests it is.

10 Quotes from the Highly Influential Karl Popper

10 Quotes from the Highly Influential Karl Popper

His "The Open Society and Its Enemies" (1945) has been called "the best work on political philosophy in the 20th century."

You Can Judge a School by Its Book List

You Can Judge a School by Its Book List

Here are 4 criteria of a good one

"Risk Compensation": A Paradox Whose Time May Have Come

"Risk Compensation": A Paradox Whose Time May Have Come

“Risk compensation” is the theory that adopting certain safety measures can actually increase risky behavior.

Those with Student Loan Debt: Do They Only Have Themselves to Blame?

Those with Student Loan Debt: Do They Only Have Themselves to Blame?

Samual Garner has $200,000 in student loan debt, and he's not a doctor or a lawyer.

Give the Nazis What They Want

Give the Nazis What They Want

Call Them National Socialists

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

But will the modern cartoon drawings ruin Potter's style?

Can the Pursuit of "Efficiency" Ever Be Wrong?

Can the Pursuit of "Efficiency" Ever Be Wrong?

When the machine gun gained popularity in the 1890s, people were so horrified by its power that some hoped its very existence would prevent wars.

Does Dress Affect our Behavior?

Does Dress Affect our Behavior?

Is it possible that our extremely casual approach to clothes may be increasing behavior problems and a lack of respect?

The Few, the Proud… the Educated

The Few, the Proud… the Educated

Egalitarianism may be the enemy of education. 

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

Two examples which will make you shake your head in disgust.
 

Are there people who feel no remorse?

Are there people who feel no remorse?

Everyone has a conscience.

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