The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

While the College Board might have backed off on an Adversity Score, they're still pursuing other ways to profile students' backgrounds.

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

We don’t fully value the work of “garbagemen” until we have to live without their services.

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

Have you ever thought that high school graduates today… well, just don’t seem to know or understand as much as they once did?

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

Income Inequality Is Not the Enemy

It's very easy to find ways to be miserable when all you do is compare yourself to those who are better off than yourself.

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Medical professionals are bullying parents into conforming to transgender expectations of medical treatment, without the full background information they need.

Think Trump is Hitler? Go to Dachau

Think Trump is Hitler? Go to Dachau

It only takes one day on the outskirts of Munich to realize exactly how misled some critics of the President truly are.

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

Falling out of love does not mean that the thrill of romance will never return.

Lies, Bias, and Twisted Facts: MSNBC and Media Bias

Lies, Bias, and Twisted Facts: MSNBC and Media Bias

Quit trying to silence those with whom you disagree, deliver some straight up facts and information, and maybe you’ll win back some of the trust Americans once felt toward their media.

Your Money Would be Better off Burnt Than Spent on Political TV Ads

Your Money Would be Better off Burnt Than Spent on Political TV Ads

Traditional political ads are giving way to new formats, ones which the president is so far absolutely dominating.

No, the Electoral College Is Not ‘Affirmative Action’ for Rural Voters

No, the Electoral College Is Not ‘Affirmative Action’ for Rural Voters

In a state like New York, its self-evident that rural voters don't always control the Electoral College votes of their states.

Seven Quotes That Reveal the Racist Origins of Minimum Wage Laws

Seven Quotes That Reveal the Racist Origins of Minimum Wage Laws

Minimum wage laws have a long and dirty history in social engineering and eugenics.

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling? 

Why America Shouldn’t Be Too Concerned About Venezuela

Why America Shouldn’t Be Too Concerned About Venezuela

Venezuela’s instability may serve to warn other Latin American countries away from the broken socialist system.

Trump: Somebody Had to Confront China

Trump: Somebody Had to Confront China

Politicians in both parties are rallying around the President as he does what is necessary necessary and takes on China's unfair trade policies.

Why I No Longer Support Government Run Healthcare

Why I No Longer Support Government Run Healthcare

A doctor who knows explains how government run health care is more expensive, less efficient, and leads to lower quality care.

What Happened to the Epstein Story?

What Happened to the Epstein Story?

While conspiracies about the 9/11 attacks are allowed to run rampant, any questioning of the death of Jeffrey Epstein is being squashed by the American Elite.

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Is humility worth defending?

Hot-Car Deaths Are Heartbreaking, but Shouldn’t Be an Excuse for More Regulation

Hot-Car Deaths Are Heartbreaking, but Shouldn’t Be an Excuse for More Regulation

The honorable goal of preventing children's deaths has unitended consquenes when government regulations come into play.

How Women Got the Vote: You Might Be Surprised

How Women Got the Vote: You Might Be Surprised

The history of the 19th Amendment isn't as well known as one would hope. The party that backed women's suffrage the most ardently might surprise some people.

The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

There are a variety of lessons to be drawn from how the Allied governments conducted themselves during World War II. Some of those messages may be more in tune with our current political climate than we care to admit.

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids participating in Utah's Children’s Entrepreneur Market are being ordered by government officials to pay sales tax on their small businesses. But one activist says children are exempt from such taxes.

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