Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Americans distrust government... and the American public.

The Beginning of World War III?

The Beginning of World War III?

Today a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey.

7 Perceptive Social Critiques from... Dr. Seuss?

7 Perceptive Social Critiques from... Dr. Seuss?

To those in the know, a picture is worth a thousand words. So are some passages from children's books. 

Will Smith: We're All Prejudiced

Will Smith: We're All Prejudiced

Smith’s comments are worth pondering.

How to Lose the War on Terror

How to Lose the War on Terror

The bottom line is that terrorism is designed to turbo-charge our emotional buttons. It is not only about violence but the threat of future violence.

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

Why Ancient Greece Also Had Hippies

Why Ancient Greece Also Had Hippies

Nothing new under the sun. 

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

A surprising recommendation from a law enforcement leader.

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

This month, yes. But back in July, the incoming chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Congressional committee that it was Russia.

How do you fix bad parenting?

How do you fix bad parenting?

Education plays a big role, but the current system seems incapable.

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Overall, the Pilgrims gave only a few things to America—notably, the feast of Thanksgiving and the Plymouth Combination. But, what a contribution.

Is the Invisible Life Worth Living?

Is the Invisible Life Worth Living?

We live in a culture that largely attaches meaning to visibility.

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Do minority students today need to seek to overcome disadvantages through their own efforts?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

That’s the first question you’ll ask when see this chart.

Video: The Debate over Free College

Video: The Debate over Free College

Yes, we should discuss the causes and solutions.

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

It seems Samuel Huntington was pretty close to the mark. 

What's the Greater Threat?

What's the Greater Threat?

Perhaps the greater enemy is within.

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Anxiety, nostalgia, and mistrust run deep in white America.

Secrets of Septuplet Success

Secrets of Septuplet Success

Would more American parents be wise to instill their children with the same mentality on which the McCaughey septuplets have been raised?

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

What the new NCLB provisions might mean.

The Gospel of Lincoln

The Gospel of Lincoln

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has achieved a status as American Scripture equaled only by the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Washington’s Farewell Address.

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