Most of America's Rural Areas are Doomed to Decline

Most of America's Rural Areas are Doomed to Decline

The facts are clear and unarguable. Most of the nation’s smaller urban and rural counties are not growing and will not grow.

Journalism is Full of Alarmist Clickbait

Journalism is Full of Alarmist Clickbait

Most of the media feed you a diet of sensationalism, not reality.

Trump is Surrendering on Immigration

Trump is Surrendering on Immigration

How do all-expenses paid trips from the border into the United States for illegals figure into making America great again?

The Children at Play in Congress

The Children at Play in Congress

How else other than as children can we view some of those seated in Congress at the present moment?

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

A virtues project from Narnia.

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

All of this talk about free college and student loan forgiveness should lead us to wonder why college costs and debt are rising in the first place.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Here’s the painful truth: society does not consider you to be a legitimate parent when you have only one child.

8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Join Her Sport

8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Join Her Sport

Is this the end of women’s sports?

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

If we truly want our children to excel in the adult world, is it time we injected the “Curriculum of Family” into schools, giving parents more time to be an influence on their own children?

The Perils of an Open Mind

The Perils of an Open Mind

How often have you heard someone praised for having an open mind? Pretty often, I’d bet.

 The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

Blurring of the terms "democracy" and "republic" fosters ignorance of the crucial reasons why the founders of the U.S. structured the government as they did.

This Man Grew Up in Venezuela. Here’s His Message to Americans Who Want Socialism.

This Man Grew Up in Venezuela. Here’s His Message to Americans Who Want Socialism.

For Ricardo Pita, socialism is not just theoretical. He has a message for those who haven't experienced it and think it will improve their country.

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance

The Sanders campaign is currently advertising nearly two dozen job positions on the campaign website.

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

We pay great attention to building leaders. Maybe it’s time to examine and encourage the talents of those people without whom leaders could not exist.

The Lasting Appeal of Batman

The Lasting Appeal of Batman

Live on, Batman! Hopefully future incarnations will live up to the character’s full potential.

Keep Your Screens Away From My Kids!

Keep Your Screens Away From My Kids!

People never fail to ask me before feeding my kids anything, but I have never had anyone ask my permission before showing my kids a screen.

Why It Might Be Time to Bring Back Mandatory Citizen Militias

Why It Might Be Time to Bring Back Mandatory Citizen Militias

Compulsory service defending the nation at home would foster solidarity and give men something to fight for.

And the First Country to Ban Fake News Is...

And the First Country to Ban Fake News Is...

For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has asked European leaders to crack down on fake news. At last, someone has taken his advice.

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

Teacher salaries haven’t kept pace with student spending.

Why It's Important to Have Heroes

Why It's Important to Have Heroes

In having heroes “we make the best features of an historical person’s life” our own.

What President Trump Has in Common With President Polk

What President Trump Has in Common With President Polk

If James K. Polk can be credited with adding a huge swath of territory to the American empire, might Donald Trump one day be credited with preserving that long ago victory by reversing the gradual makeover of the southwestern United States?

Doctors of Transgender Kids Aren’t Ignoring the Evidence

Doctors of Transgender Kids Aren’t Ignoring the Evidence

There seems to be a wide gap between clinical practice and the research on which it should be based.

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

The world’s largest fast food company will be just fine. But what about workers?

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