Politics By Infomercial

Politics By Infomercial

Everything has a trade-off, no matter what 1-800 number politician is on the line.

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Not exactly.

Can We Have Free-Range Kids While Their Mothers Are Wage Slaves?

Can We Have Free-Range Kids While Their Mothers Are Wage Slaves?

Neighbourhoods full of young mothers and their children were a great support system for all concerned until Betty Friedan and the sisterhood convinced them that they were on a fast track to suburban neurosis and needed to get meaningful work.

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

Day by day the protesters reflect a greater cross section of the island, which is making China more desperate to put them down.

Advice for Presidential Candidates From Bastiat

Advice for Presidential Candidates From Bastiat

I’d almost give my firstborn to see Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, and the others enrolled in a “Bastiat for Beginners” course.

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Queen Victoria, so the story goes, sometimes resorted to the royal “we.” “We are not amused,” she might remark.

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

The Tiny House movement, as it is commonly referred to, is gaining unprecedented traction in the United States and abroad.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

When faced with a challenge, most of us have received advice to “just be yourself.” Those offering advice have good intentions, but are rather misled.

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

The New York Police Department received a total of 2,916 detainer requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement between July 1, 2018, and June 30 of this year, according to data first obtained by the New York Daily News. Despite the high volume of requests during that time period, every single one was ignored by the NYPD.

Open Borders?  The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Open Borders? The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Those who argue against Trump's immigration policies by looking abroad are in serious error.

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

“History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.

Civics 101 for Flyover Country

Civics 101 for Flyover Country

With a new school year upon us, we’d like to offer kids a cheat-sheet on a few basic concepts to navigate today’s troubled political waters.

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.

Why Joe Biden Is Winning the Gun-Control Debate

Why Joe Biden Is Winning the Gun-Control Debate

Biden is not claiming no gun ownership is to be allowed. Instead, he's just saying people don't need guns beyond what's necessary for personal defense.

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The main difference between public libraries and public schools is the level of coercion and state power that public schooling wields.

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