The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

As we eulogize this beacon of American capitalism, we should also celebrate one of its lesser-known achievements: using markets to combat Jim Crow laws.

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Keating is well known for urging his students to be bold non-conformists and to “Make your lives extraordinary.” He’s also a reprehensible person pushing a bankrupt philosophy.

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.

No Mas: Enforce the Law, Protect Our Borders

No Mas: Enforce the Law, Protect Our Borders

A country that can’t control its borders is by definition no longer a country.

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

It's hard to convince people that the military is not a vehicle for social change.

Why the U.S. Must Become an 'Aspirational' Society Once Again

Why the U.S. Must Become an 'Aspirational' Society Once Again

If America returned to being an aspirational society, would we see less bickering and more prosperity amongst its citizens?

Whatever Happened to Coffee Shop Courtesy?

Whatever Happened to Coffee Shop Courtesy?

All of us want to be treated with respect and dignity. But all too often, sometimes deliberately, sometimes carelessly, we fail to extend that respect to others.

How Generation Z Voters Could Make Waves in 2018 Midterm Elections

How Generation Z Voters Could Make Waves in 2018 Midterm Elections

Gen Zers may be voting for the first time, but they are certainly not new to politics.

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Before socialism can succeed, the existing culture must change.

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

If we want fewer hate crime hoaxes on campus, perhaps we need to change what is openly valued in academia, to focus on achievement rather than knapsacks of privilege and ladders of oppression.

Family: Fairy Tale or Trap?

Family: Fairy Tale or Trap?

Living in a “small community” means living in a “much larger world.”

Barbarians At The Banquet

Barbarians At The Banquet

What kind of insanity has taken over the educated classes when they treat knowledge as something to fear and loathe?

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

#PostcardsforMacron highlights one of the best ways a woman can expand her influence.

Want Low Income Taxes? Don't Live in This State.

Want Low Income Taxes? Don't Live in This State.

What happens when your state government gets so big, it tops the charts in terms of individual tax burden?

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

The idea that the state should protect children from their parents should be cause for astonishment among liberty defenders.

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

The relationship between child and parent changes once the child is an adult.  Adult children and parents can be friends.  It just takes some work.  

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

“Freedom of the intellect means the freedom to report what one has seen, heard, and felt, and not to be obliged to fabricate imaginary facts and feelings.” - George Orwell

Transgender Bathrooms and the Sexual Assault of Little Girls

Transgender Bathrooms and the Sexual Assault of Little Girls

A school district's transgender bathroom policy led to the sexual assault of a kindergarten girl. 

Why Federal Debt Is Damaging

Why Federal Debt Is Damaging

The U.S. Treasury reports that the federal budget deficit was $779 billion in fiscal 2018. The deficit is caused by spending in excess of tax revenues and is financed by borrowing from foreign and domestic creditors.

Killing the Electoral College Would Alienate Half the Country

Killing the Electoral College Would Alienate Half the Country

Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College.

How to Prepare for Bad News?  Good literature and art.

How to Prepare for Bad News? Good literature and art.

Life will be filled with disappointment and grief.  You can prepare for setbacks by reading good literature. 

A Morning with Big Brother

A Morning with Big Brother

We got rid of the television years ago.  But a day in an airport brought me face to face with its omin-presence.  

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