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It is one of the Constitutionâ€™s accidentally great procedural features for deterring the concentration of political power.
As both Europe and the United States crackdown on international travel, one academic has a few notes on how the new coronavirus affects the situation abroad.
Even the socialists are not socialist at heart.
Harry and Meghan are leaving the British Royal family at the end of the month, but they still aren't being honest about why they're really leaving.
A "small" clarification by The New York Times reveals the immense flaws of its 1619 Project and its attempt to rewrite American history.
To constantly fear dying is to deny the joy of life. To give way to fear of death, or fear of coronavirus, is to live as if already dead.
Toys quickly morph into tools, and the use of the tool quickly outruns any philosophical reflection about the morality of the tool.
Countries that actually have single-payer universal health care demonstrate exactly why that would be a terrible way to address the coronavirus.
Jim Lehrer was the master of controlling candidates, and his humble attitude made sure the focus stayed on the politicians, not the moderator.
Many people claim they could never work from home, but studies show that for the most of people, working from home increases their productivity.
How do we handle that fear? Do we dismiss it entirely and become flippant in our response to life’s challenges?
Our promotion of public life over private life is divorced from reality and it is leading to divisions between the sexes and decreased happiness in life.
The outsourcing of American pharmaceutical production, coupled with porous borders, has left America vulnerable to disease outbreaks from around the world.
From the coasts to the Midwest, schools are continuing to try to replace parents, sometimes by way of outright deception.
New York's production of hand sanitizer doesn't solve the economic problem that over consumption during emergencies really hurts people in need.
Many American adults are reading at an elementary school level, with disastrous effects for themselves and the economy.
The responsibility for preventing the spread of the coronavirus falls much more on local governments than you might think.
Have Americans developed cultures too different from each other to maintain the stability of the United States' political boundaries?
We shouldn't dwell in mom guilt, but we also should be wary of trying to wave all of it away. Sometimes it can tell us something important.
When men can't find objects that women say are right in front of their faces, there's a reason for that.
While the mainstream media makes its money off exciting headlines, it is important to remain calm in regards to the coronavirus.
Voters are constantly concerned about the electability of candidates, but everyone views their preferred candidate with rose colored glasses.
Target's attempt to placate the Fight for 15 crowd has had disastrous effects on many of its employees in terms of their pay, hours, and benefits.
"If we have less children today, we going to have less parents tomorrow, and even less children and so forth, you know?"
Tulsi Gabbard regularly flouts certain aspects of Democratic orthodoxy. That may be harming her campaign, but it also makes her much more interesting.
Tariffs' beneficial effects have not been limited to the economy, despite the efforts of interested media parties to say otherwise.
Lots of politically charged medical terms are being thrown around, but it's important to know what these terms actually mean.
When every aspect of life is assumed under the label of political action it becomes very hard for people to simply live their lives.
When everything looks good and optimism is up, that’s a sure sign everything is about to tank.
Regardless of whether you think money buying elections is good or bad, the fact of the matter is that you're wrong in your base assumptions.
Standing up to our current political and cultural climates takes guts.
The interest rate is only going to get higher as Chinese production continues to be negatively impacted by the coronavirus.
The #MeToo movement has brought the realm of sexual relations back full circle so that marriage is the only logical place for sex.
“This isn’t working with these people here” sounds amusing when spoken by a child, but in the mouths of hateful adults, the words are a deadly poison.
The Communist superman that Trotsky anticipated remains just as much a work of fiction as DC Comic's Superman has always been.
Netflix's new dating show is yet another that offers the American public an extremely problematic view of what love ought to be.
Who is the sucker? He who doesn't understand modern art? Or he who affects to enjoy what is, in fact, an inferior work?
Michael Bloomberg has dropped out of the race for president, but his billions are still in play after he endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.
What explains the rising literacy rates and rising levels of educational achievements is also what explains the regime’s ability to continually repress Cuban people.
The #MeToo movement is focused on the wrong group of people. We should be worried about the elites instead of the ordinary men in our lives.
The coronavirus pandemic underscores the fundamental fact that America can’t be great again until it restores its economic independence.
Joe Biden is now leading the race for the Democratic nomination after leapfrogging Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday.
Does America need more intellectually independent leaders?
Acting now to boost your immune system is prudent. Here is how.
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are set to duke it out on a day created specifically to help moderate Democrats win the nomination.
It's hard for businesses to reject undocumented emotional support animals, because the fines can far outweigh the societal cost of allowing a rogue animal in.
One Canadian doctor is advocating for normalizing euthanasia by having children watch their loved ones voluntarily die.
Colonialism is not merely European crime against people of color; every human is capable of inflicting mass amounts of suffering on any other human.
The transgender train keeps steamrolling over common sense and educational responsibility, as several recent stories demonstrate.
Powerful men with money and insatiable sexual appetites must take their chances in court, but if we destroy due process for the Harvey Weinsteins of the world it won’t be there for us and the ones we love when we need it.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, the leader of the 1619 Project, needs to be more courageous in engaging with historians' criticisms of her work.
China is a very diverse country, but people of all walks of life are united by their dissatisfaction with Beijing's handling of the coronavirus.
Do we really know what socialism is? Would we sign up for it if we did?
The largest cities in America are once again proving that they generally are terribly irresponsible with their citizens' money.
The world is better off than it has ever been. So why do we fill our children with messages of doom and despair, instead of ones of hope?
Are the realities of the current economy making it impossible for the ideal of the nuclear family to exist in 21st century America?
According to Kevin Carey of the New America think tank, coronavirus in the U.S. could lead to “a vast unplanned experiment in mass home-schooling.”
In sharp contrast to Bernie Sanders' view of the world is that of Sakichi Toyoda, a man who had a profound respect for his employees.
Politicians rely on the tools of envy and greed to stir their audiences.
How do we reconcile public health with individual rights? Should the latter be sacrificed to protect the former?
The inability to speak English doesn't stop someone from working, but it does make it easier to receive benefits from the Disability Insurance program.
Globalism is merely worldwide socialism, where wealth is sent to developing nations at the expense of middle- and lower-class workers in already developed countries.
We keep trying to divide each other by generation, but those distinctions make no sense and only serve to divide ordinary Americans.
Hidden away in an early chapter of Animal Farm, before the reader has caught even a whiff of Napoleon’s totalitarian ambitions, a single word reveals the moral rot at the core of Communism.
It was not what divided this gaggle of politicians vying for your affection. It was what united them.
Bernie Sanders' candidacy may be more formidable than Republicans expect, just like Donald Trump's candidacy in 2016.
Nearly 800 million people in China are under some set of restrictions regarding their ability to move about their own country, provinces, and cities.
The objective of critical race theory? “Remake society so that the victim class eventually displaces the oppressors and becomes the new ruling class.”
Comprehensive Sex Education is forcing kids to learn about material they aren't ready for, at the expense of their education on history and other topics.
Christians living in Wuhan have worked more fervently and more efficiently, with less resources, than any governmental agency has in response to the coronavirus.
Gender experts have testified in court that humans can't change our gender. Why then do doctors still preform gender reassignment surgeries?
Bernie Sanders' claims that the Cuban Revolution ushered in untold levels of literacy and high quality health care are pure falsehoods.
Weinstein deserves to be put away, but has the #MeToo movement his fall spawned gotten out of hand?
The British royals' approach to parenting is surprisingly down to earth, and their low tech approach to entertainment might be what we all need.
Newly digitized footage from the battle of Iwo Jima adds deeply human and personal elements to this famous World War II battle.
Bernie Sanders' landslide victory in the Nevada caucuses might spell the end of the road for the Democratic party as we know it.
The eminent expert in communicating science botches his explanation.
Practicing a religion has many positive affects for you and your family, but how you practice your faith matters almost as much as having one to begin with.
American socialists want us to believe they are interested in our well-being. The truth is, they are interested first and foremost in power.
In 1921 the Tulsa Race Riots saw hundreds of people killed in one night of violence as 40 blocks of the city burned to the ground.
Bernie Sanders called Michael Bloomberg's condemnation of communism a "cheap shot" at Wednesday's debate. The Scandinavians Sanders idolizes would disagree.
The TradWife movement is a valuable reminder about the fulfilling nature of working in service toward others, instead of just serving ourselves.
If Michael Bloomberg wins the presidency in 2020, America could have its first president with a "partner" rather than a wife.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went out of her way to harass the only pro-free-market witness at a hearing on paid family leave.
Our professors told us we could find purpose in temporal affairs, yet we somehow lost the sense that we were a part of something greater. We substituted a wholehearted pursuit of “the truth” for “our truth.”
Democrats and Republicans both hold incorrect stereotypes about both the opposition party, and about their own party.
Promises to do away with the fracking industry show a callous disregard for American workers and their families.
American reliance on Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturing presents us with a unique set of national security issues.
Joe Biden has thus far run a bland and uninspiring campaign, with results to match. How long will he remain in the race?
Paganism has once again established itself as an official religion in Europe. What are the attractions behind these ancient religious movements?
Michael Bloomberg's comments about farmers highlights a societal problem in how we view blue collar jobs, and farmers in particular.
If the Democratic Party can't pull itself together, we could see a three way race for the presidency between Bloomberg, Sanders, and Trump.
Perhaps there’s still hope for American masculinity.
The New York Times' 1619 Project continues to take criticism from all manner of serious historians, much to the chagrin of its creators.
Social Security is a broken system which taxes us at exorbitant rates and provides negative returns on our "investments."
Despite completing a world-class education at the University of Chicago, for decades, Sanders never developed skills that would allow him to earn a living.
The economic impacts of the coronavirus could be felt in China and the world for many years to come.
Is Christianity, now the butt of so many jokes and insults, really the institution to which we owe so many positive developments in history, as well as the freedoms we now take for granted?
A new paper suggests the coronavirus could have come from one of two labs near the wet market first blamed by the Chinese government for the disease's outbreak.
A recent claim about transgender suicide received a sensational response in the media. Turns out it was based on weak evidence.
It's become common to say the United States is currently at the height of political and cultural divisions, but such a view reveals a lack of historical knowledge.
What started as a four-year-old-girl flipping through an old cook book soon turned into a multi-million dollar business.
Sensitivity readers still follow religious guidelines, it's just the religion of political correctness instead of the priest, pastor, and rabbi that Lucy dealt with.
Humanity is full of hubris, and our continued quest to explore and subjugate nature can only end in one way.
With New Hampshire now in the books, it appears as though the standard way of thinking of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries is quickly dissolving.
Federal funding for technical education programs might be about to double, a move which could greatly increase high schoolers' career prospects.
Filmmakers once fled to California to pursue freedom in making movies, now they're fleeing from California for the exact same reason.
Our modern technology makes it much easier to spread rumors and smear people. Might we need to take a step back, and treat our neighbors with more empathy?
People on both sides of the political spectrum are continually baffled by the continued support of evangelical Christians for President Donald Trump.
Is Michael Bloomberg really "a 5'4" mass of dead energy" or is this a tall tale of President Donald Trump's in the midst of campaign season?
There are a few simple, but sacrificial, ways millennials are turning themselves into absolute masters of financial discipline and saving.
Jordan Peterson is in the midst of the darkest period of his life, a situation that has caused much rejoicing among his supposedly compassionate critics.
Five of the biggest lessons I’ve gleaned from five years of balancing motherhood with freelance work.
Jimmy Fallon had a moment of panic when he thought he'd offended a drag queen and put his career in jeopardy.
What do couples do when they lose the magic from the early part of their relationship? How do you keep the love going?
Researchers at Northeastern University have a government grant to develop a device to monitor workplace interactions in an attempt to "revolutionize equality and diversity."
Is there even an upper limit on how high of a minimum wage politicians like Tom Steyer will promise American voters?
There's a lot of pressure in academia for professors to embrace liberalism without even thinking. It can be hard to break out from that groupthink.
The Communist Party of China is actively suppressing information on the coronavirus when they should be soliciting the world's help in fighting this disease.
The Trad Wife movement has drawn the ire of feminists. Shouldn't we allow women to stay in the home if its what makes them happy?
Seventy percent of college students graduated with debt in 2019 – on average, US$30,000.
Nearly three-quarters of high school students report negative feelings toward school, and it seems like no one is working to fix this.
Some easy ways families can work together, live below their means, and build meaningful connections with one another.
Don Lemon says he doesn't "believe in belittling people," but his recent laughing attack live on CNN shows he could use a dose of humility.
Jordan Peterson has been an inspiration to many young people, but his illness reveals a large item lacking in his philosophy.
One man has made the journey through multiple genders, coming out on the other side with a warning for others.
It's possible that modern parents are doing their children a disservice by constantly striving to ensure they are not bored.
The 1619 Project claims that American history marginalizes African-Americans. Evidence suggests otherwise.
Donald Trump's Justice Department is currently investigating Google for possible antitrust violations. Could the tech company's ties to Jared Kushner get this probe shut down?
The Chinese Communist Party's increasing interference in academia in China is making it very difficult for researchers to do their jobs.
In a piece published by Robert Blatchford's socialist newspaper, G. K. Chesterton argued that the very nature of humanity makes socialism impossible.
Should skills matter more than a diploma or formal schooling? Elon Musk certainly thinks so.
Politics would be a lot less contentious if we didn't all take ourselves so seriously. We need to learn to laugh.
The biggest division in America is not over party or our views of President Trump, but instead over how we view the soul of America itself.
G. K. Chesterton's priest detective is a man of duty, as well as a man of immense curiosity. American students could stand to learn from Father Brown's example.
Civility is a two way street in politics, but more often than not we criticize our opponents' behavior while defending our own.
Career Democrats are poised to dump Biden, the Amtrak amateur, for Mayor Pete, McKinsey’s man in the Midwest. It’s a better fit.
Why is it so difficult to have direct conversations about weight?
If healthcare is a human right, when did it become so? Healthcare surely couldn't have been a human right before it even existed, right?
Valentine’s Day is coming men! You'd better prepare yourselves if you're going to weather this red and pink love fest.
The message of Netflix's "Marriage Story" is not one of liberation, but one of deep-rooted narcissism that tells us marriage is a trivial affair.
Amid all the emotion, here are some fact checks of key parts of the president’s speech.
Do tough grading standards benefit students?
The contemporary elite class has presided over widespread American decline, brought about in part by the succession of bad ideas they have embraced.
The Associated Press is spouting a lot of easily disproved talking points regarding the Democratic Party's impeachment proceedings against Trump.
Unprincipled politicians are making New York streets and schools unsafe for the people they supposedly represent. Should we be surprised?
The costs of the Iraq War to the U.S. government cut across many different departments, and the bill keeps rising.
Super Bowl LIV's half time show was an introduction to pornography for a large segment of America who just wanted to watch a football game with their family.
The government won't just stop at trying to prevent us from talking. Now they're trying to tell us what we should be saying instead.
Even if the coronavirus were to stay contained in mainland China, Americans will still feel its effects in their lives in many ways.
Will the deconstructionists win the battle for "Western Civilization"?
The next time you vote, look past the siren song and vote for someone who understands where freedom and liberty really come from.
How is it that social conservatives are able to support a "crass, twice-divorced politican" such as Donald Trump for president?
In "tuition towns," the funds local governments expect to spend per pupil are instead given directly to the parents of school-age children.
Truth seems to be disappearing from universities' missions at an alarming rate. Can a focus on discovery and intellectual pursuits ever be recovered?
Dads today are much different than they used to be, and neither conservatives nor liberals quite know what to make of this change.
With Brexit upon us, it's worth looking back at how Great Britain got to this point.
Brazil isn't all that different from the United States, but there are still things that Americans could stand to adopt from Brazilian culture.
Government bureaucrats intervening into the lives of American citizens often leaves people worse off then if they had been left alone.
Both the Catholic Church and Central American governments have an economic interest in encouraging illegal immigration to the United States.
According to modern feminism, women will continue to be weak until they eliminate every feminine trait that distinguishes them from men.
Have humans become an indoor species?
How much do you know about the American education system? These six facts might surprise you.
Kobe Bryant's letter to his younger self reveals a great deal about the economic realities of modern American society and human nature.
Why is media glamorizing female violence against men? Surely all violence is to be discouraged... right?
The stories that pervade Reddit expose a deeply flawed American psyche, with its millions of suffering citizens.
Americans aren't associating like they used to, and have lost their sense of civic pride. Perhaps we can learn something from 19th century baseball players.
Budweiser's new commercial for Super Bowl LIV is one for the ages, as it extols the virtues of "Typical Americans."
After a disappointing result to his 2016 campaign Senator Bernie Sanders seems to be making a comeback. Is he the man to beat in the Democrat primaries?
Drag Queen Story Hour started on the West Coast and has spread at an alarming rate to schools and libraries across the United States.
Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites thrive off of interactions, and they promote conflict to your feeds as a way to drive this traffic.
A society such as ours which “embraces total sexual freedom” soon comes to ruin.
The 1662 edition of the Book of Common Prayer has one service that doesn't line up with how many modern Christians think of church, or God.
Most people aren't global citizens, and the elites will do whatever they have to make the ordinary folk conform to their vision.
Thousands of non-citizens are incorrectly registered to vote, and often their self-reporting of this error is the only way states catch these mistakes.
Miss Virginia is a can't miss movie about a mother's struggle to ensure her child has a chance at a decent education.
Philodoxer: lover of opinion.
Europe is undergoing seismic changes, and it is important in this time to understand the role of Christianity and Christian Democracy in Europe's past and present.
Local reporting is a critical service provided by small-town newspapers, and we might all benefit if we worked to keep these publications alive.
It’s an injustice to care about community character so much that you’ll use government power to block people’s access to affordable food.
Is the best life a life with the least stresses, the freedom to do anything, and no-one around to have to compromise with; a life in which you can experience as much pleasure as possible?
How did we ever come to the assumption that society progresses as it moves along?
If J.R.R. Tolkien was a Titan, Christopher was Atlas, with the weight of a cosmology on his back.
For some reason, Second Amendment protesters are held to a much higher standard than the walking vulgarities of the Women's March are.
There need be no cultural war when one of the contenders fails to show up, supposing that he still exists.
The Blaine Amendment might be struck down by the Supreme Court, allowing parents to use school vouchers to send their kids to religious schools.
American parents are ready to bend over backwards to enable their kids' food autonomy. Could this be the exact opposite of what they should be doing?
City officials in Sweden are ordering a school cook to downgrade her meals in order to create lunch time equality.
The generational warfare has to stop. Much of the ink spilled on the topic has been pointless anyway. Why keep up the crusade?
Is our American fascination with English Royalty merely a throw back to our country's founding by English Protestants?
Left-wing media pundits are once again trying to smear pro-2nd Amendment protesters as racists, bigots, and white nationalists, among other terrible titles.
Millions of children today are raised, by default, to be slaves to group-think, addicted to endorphins released from a digital device, burdened with neural pathways so obliterated that nary a logical thought might pass from brain to lips…
The writers of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" just couldn't stop themselves from mischaracterizing conservative activist and author Phyllis Schlafly.
History is repeating itself in the world of crony capitalism as yet another solar plant goes up in smoke, alongside $1 billion in taxpayers' money.
A growing number of voters understand that the impeachment of President Trump is not about wrongdoing.
Californians have family lives full of contradictions, where they publicly endorse one lifestyle, while they live in an entirely different manner.
Soviet history is something every American should learn before it is too late to prevent its repetition here at home.
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.
CNN's cash settlement over Nick Sandmann's defamation suit might just set the standard for the press' legal footing going forward.
Society has all sorts of parameters that seek to define which of us is a failure, but those definitions aren't the ones that matter.
The impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Here's everything you need to know about the process going forward.
Many progressives spend so much time bashing the president and criticizing our country that their relationship with America and Americans comes across as loveless.
Does woke culture use poverty and homelessness as a cover and justification to discuss its complaints with First World problems?
Teenage girls experience a much higher rate of depression compared with boys. There are several reasons for this disparity.
Stephen King is the latest author to fall victim to a woke lynch mob. His crime? Stating that art should stand on its own merits.
The media is now going after self-avowed socialist Bernie Sanders, all because he defended himself from Elizabeth Warren's latest attempted smear.
In the midst of the noise of the 2020 elections, we need to stay clear-headed in continuing our pursuit of the American dream.
If there’s no such thing as a free individual, then free speech simply doesn’t exist.
Progressive politicians love making a talking point of raising the minimum wage, but doing so would severely damage the people they say they work to serve.
From high school to the olympics, the race to be trans inclusive may be changing the game forever.
The difference between "preaching" and answering religious questions from a roomful of people is pretty much up to the interpretation of the Chinese communists.
Scholar and author Anthony Esolen explains the deeper causes underpinning transgenderism.
It's not hard to find things to be thankful for in America. Just take a look inside your trash can today.
Amazon's Jack Ryan series is full of bald-faced lies about Venezuela's current crisis, as well as taking swipes at President Trump.
The United States has a long history of children reading the Bible in schools, a practice once again up for public debate. Could it return to schools in the near future?
New Hampshire legislators may have figured out a way to save the electoral college and preserve the founders' intent.
New York and Florida have similar populations of 20 million and 21 million, respectively. But state and local governments in New York spent twice as much ($348 billion) as governments in Florida ($177 billion).
Three prominent Iranian athletes have defected to the West in recent months. How many more will break with the tyranny in Tehran?
The long-praised Cuban health care system has quite a few secrets to hide, including the island's high death rates for small children.
Hipsters love the right things for the wrong reasons, and their new idea of dopamine fasting might just save America's culture.
People who seek to promote themselves with moral grandstanding actually behave worse than the people they're trying to look better than.
Being American, Meghan Markle probably expected life as a British royal to be the same as the Hollywood she was used to. That's not the case.
Even as a young socialist Chesterton had his doubts about both socialism itself and the depth of its connection to early Christianity.
Every two or three years, a group of bureaucrats gets together to adjust trade restrictions on endangered species. Their work actually hurts those species.
States aren't just failing to protect their citizens' private property, in some ways state governments are actively working to steal it away.
As hard as it may be to believe, women use men as much as men use women, and women want babies as much as men want sex.
“What Meghan wants, Meghan gets!” Only time will tell if that was merely a reference to Bridezilla behavior or if it was, in fact, a prophetic statement.
The mass migration of people from Africa and the Middle East is a premeditated goal of the European political elites.
It's a lie that Venezuela is not a socialist country. Here's a list of the industries that Hugo Chavez nationalized during his rule.
Is life only about how far you can get in a career? Is work just about paying the bills? Perhaps there's more to be gained from both work and leisure.
The new edition of Jane Austen's unfinished novel "Sanditon" is decidedly un-Austen like, unnecessarily sexed up, and just poor quality across the board.
The fertility industry is an exploitative, morally bankrupt business which misleads and damages the people who donate their genetic material.
The Covington High School pro-life students vs. media case is coming to a close, as CNN settles out of court with Nick Sandmann.
The behavior of the politically correct types has hit some new lows, but the light at the end of the politically correct tunnel seems to be getting closer.
At age 14, Alina Morse achieved “the American Dream.” How did it happen?
One Australian senator has had quite enough of the toxic masculinity narrative, and she let everyone know exactly how she feels about it.
Parental burnout is a serious problem, but is it one that we could solve simply by stepping back, taking stock, and readjusting the way we approach it?
Reporters keep claiming that the right is the peddler of fake news. Turns out it's a bipartisan problem.
Porta dos Fundos and Netflix view themselves as defenders of free speech, but they aren't risking anything by poking fun at Christians.
A man who has to work alongside many other men in a condition where caste or class does not apply will see true democracy in action.
An NPR story aired last week with the headline, “How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?” Short answer: “We” shouldn’t.
While Iranian Americans celebrate the death of Qasem Soleimani, one has to wonder how long America will stay militarily involved in the Middle East.
When you have an argument, what do you look for from your partner? Emotional support can be good, but there are downsides.
Republicans need to do a better job of definitively standing for conservative principles, or they'll lose more than just the next election.
Ricky Gervais tore the Hollywood elites apart in his speech at the Golden Globes, but not everyone is laughing, especially in the media.
Unions get far too much credit for things such as the 40 hour work week. Workers should instead be thanking Henry Ford and other businessmen.
America might do well to listen to the words of Otto von Bismarck, and ensure American lives aren't wasted in the Middle East in vain.
The American Dialect Society said some interesting things about the English language, but most folks outside of gender studies departments wouldn't agree with them.
The summary execution of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq on Friday appears to be completely justifiable, but it's time for America to leave the Middle East.
The world is waking up to the problem of low fertility rates, as the demographics of America shift dramatically towards the elderly and towards immigrants.
The Christmas season, and the resulting returns of unwanted gifts, play havoc with the United States Postal Service, which bleeds money well into January.
From Johnson, to Clinton, to Trump, there is a complicated history of which witnesses testify in Senate impeachment trials, and how they are allowed to do so.
"Woke" culture is dehumanizing people by removing all expectations from them, and casting people into indifference and callousness.
If politicians were to actually listen to what the American people hope for in 2020, they might find American is a lot less divided than they think.
Today's events could lead to a hot war with Iran.
Bacon is more important than you might realize, and here's 15 facts to justify your mass consumption of the world's tastiest breakfast treat.
Pete Buttigieg and The New York Times seem intent on re-framing America's history to make progress seem inevitable, and to depict its founders as the worst people in history.
“Why Is America So Depressed?” was one of the first headlines I saw as I jumped back into work after the holidays.
Joe Biden wants to jail energy executives, and other Democratic presidential candidates even want to close down America's nuclear power plants.
The United States will continue to change throughout the 2020s. Here's a preview of what to expect going forward in America.
As we enter the third decade of the third millennium, it's important to take time to look at the good news of how the human condition continues to improve.
Despite the best attempts of left-leaning media sources to say otherwise, 2019 has proven that lawful gun owners are a positive good for America.
Disney's takeover and utter destruction of Star Wars has been completed with "The Rise of Skywalker" and the company has truly fallen to the dark side.
While Marilyn Monroe was the ultimate sex symbol, she was not the ultimate mother symbol.
Many of us make New Year's resolutions to kick a bad habit. Here's one thing you'll need to learn do to have a high chance of success in 2020.
Draconian punishments for minor acts and politicized prosecutors have brought faith in the justice system crashing down.
A new California law set to go into effect in the new year is the latest example of misguided legislation hurting the very people it was aimed to “protect” in the Golden State.
There seems to be a set of the elite who are quite ready to view themselves as gods, replacing any and all of the traditional deities.
Indulging in the Auld Lang Syne cliché is not unique to humans. The spirit world does the same...
Planet earth is getting better and better for humans on a number of economic and lifestyle metrics, not just in the West, but also around the world.
Has continuous disrespect for the Constitution lead to the current impeachment and a crisis of American government?
The new adaptation of Little Women misses the entire point of Louisa May Alcott's original novel and substitutes the director's own message.
We seek to protect the bodies of human beings while at the same time we often neglect teaching morality and nurturing the spirit.
If politicians continually lie to gain power and stay in control is it not wise to minimize their power?
Marx had a keen eye for nonsense, except when he himself was writing it.
Allegations that higher-income earners don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes are a mainstay misrepresentation of the political left.
As a friend once explained to me, “I carry a gun because I can’t carry a cop.”
America’s a crazy place these days, Uncle Dan. Hattie says it’s because people have made politics their god.
“This is a national embarrassment.”
The Christianity Today editorial, which takes on Trump on the grounds that he is "morally confused," is itself morally – and logically – confused.
By naming Greta Thunberg, Time is presenting a perfect postmodern archetype. Her story expresses well postmodernity’s rejection of Western Christian civilization.
The Afghanistan Papers could have been the start of redemption, but it's all been subsumed by impeachment and an uninterested public.
The fight over the Second Amendment is getting pretty real in Virginia, as citizens await the introduction of a sweeping new gun control bill in 2020.
Gollum is more like Ebenezer Scrooge than one might think, and his story teaches us an important Christmas lesson as well.
After 2020, the census looks set to move quite a few congressional seats out of Republican leaning states and into Democrat leaning states.
The staff at Intellectual Takeout participated in a highly non-scientific poll to crown our favorite Christmas movies. What are your Christmas favorites?
People often believe that good things can only happen when people set out to do good things. Here's why good things can come from ordinary deeds.
Greta Thunberg has made quite the name for herself over the past year or two. Here are some questions it would be nice if to see her answer.
Women are starting to propose to their boyfriends. What's behind this trend and can we expect it to continue?
There are reasons why you don't know many people who have their birthday on Christmas, or New Years Day, or April Fools' Day.
There were some crazy laws proposed or passed by U.S. states this year. Here are ten ways government tried to "help" us out in 2019.
The rhetoric surrounding impeachment is getting way out of hand, on both sides of the aisle. Here are five lowlights from the past few days.
Americans are experiencing an epidemic of loneliness, and at no time is that more presently felt than during the holidays, especially for older Americans.
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has run afoul of transgender activists for tweeting her support of a woman fired for stating that people can't change their biological sex.
Saturday Night Live took aim at the electoral college recently, claiming that it ensures that the votes of people in some states "don't matter."
It's not that millennials have lost the mysticism of generations past, it's just that they put their faith in much different things than their parents or grandparents do.
House Democrats may have passed articles of impeachment, but they couldn't even get unanimity from their own members.
President Trump's scathing letter to Speaker Pelosi might just find its place in history. Here are five of the letter's best quotes as we race towards impeachment.
People can’t take a joke anymore. Will Larson’s humor still be appreciated, or will he unintentionally poke at the sacred cows of political correctness and mortally offend the nation?
As everyone knows by now, the Senate will, after the formality of most likely a brief trial, vote down the two articles, and that will be that. Or will it?
Total government spending per pupil has almost doubled from 1980 to today, and that fact triggered a major correction by The Washington Post.
Playing chess is a powerful way to exercise the same logic muscles that lawyers rely on in their work.
Approval for impeachment seems to be trending downwards. Notes from America's past reveal the way to get past the circus taking place in D.C.
George Carlin once claimed that human rights are "imaginary." He's wrong, and for many reasons.
Many modern politicians are decrying a loss of democracy in America, but America's founders never intended for it to be a democracy.
A new law in New York allows illegal aliens to obtain driver's licenses, and the Department of Homeland Security is being very clear that this is a bad idea.
Libertarians and others are decrying calls to ban porn. But such a ban might actually be deeply steeped in the liberal tradition.
A new documentary reveals in stunning detail the horrors visited upon China by the totalitarian policies of the country's Communist leadership.
Once in a while, someone has to stand up for the common usage of the English language, and against the academic double speak we're slipping into.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that dogs have more time to spend with their mothers than human children do. Is she right?
Angry Corbyn supporters marched in protest against the victorious candidate chanting: “Boris Johnson: Not my Prime Minister.” It didn’t occur to Corbyn supporters that their...
Are those suffering from social media trolls just "not mentally strong"? Or is there more to surviving a stream of Twitter abuse?
Three players signed contracts for a total of $814 million recently. If they'd signed those contracts for different teams, they'd be taking home a lot more.
No wrapping, no worrying, no fuss. Just fun.
Boris Johnson campaigned for “Leave,” and based his 2019 campaign heavily on the promise to “Get Brexit done.”
From "Baby, its Cold Outside" to "Santa Baby", Christmas songs are replete with bad examples of love. We should look elsewhere for marital virtue.
Lies, spin, over a trillion dollars wasted, and no strategy. They knew for 18 years and no one said a thing.
Embracing suffering, learning from it, and enduring it, benefits not only those we love, but ourselves as well.
House Democrats made a smart move when they decided to keep the articles of impeachment rather simple.
Now it’s the Salvation Army’s turn.
This younger generation is afflicted by thought processes that are damaging society, and the kids are starting to notice what's wrong.
Elected officials aren't being held accountable for their connections to Jeffrey Epstein. Surprisingly, those in the monarchy are.
DHS wants to photograph every international traveler and run it through ID recognition technology. That's a horrible idea.
The efforts of the federal government to improve education have had dismal results which only harm American students.
Last week, Miami art gallery Art Basel sold, for $120,000, a piece of art composed of a banana duct taped to a wall. The banana used in the display is a real banana, and on Saturday, a performance artist named David Datuna ate some of it.
When we humans apply ourselves in a given day there's an untold amount of things we can accomplish.
After a two-month investigation, House Democrats announced Tuesday that they have drafted articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
From Drag Queen Story Hour to swimming pool locker rooms, we need to stop the abomination of our society's march to sexualize children.
What came out of this newly released report won’t fully satisfy either side.
There's a surprising leader in the race for most campaign funding from the defense industry, and it isn't even that close.
It's difficult to leave your country and start a new life, the repressive regime in Cuba made that choice much easier for thousands of people.
This passage seems to be overlooked when creating "Little Women" for the feminist mind.
In Ruffalo’s paradise our rulers won’t stop with seizing our wealth. To maintain their power, they will need to control how we think.
Your kid might be begging for a new cell phone for Christmas, but there are some things you should consider before you pull the trigger on that purchase.
Several new initiatives at the Department of Homeland Security have drastically cut down on the number of illegal immigrants entering the country.
In the Soviet Union it was communism that killed days of rest.
The minds of those who shoot up schools, who gun down shoppers at WalMart, or who live in a state of daily rage, are not intact.
There are plenty of candidates for the worst Christmas song. "Mary, Did You Know" should not be one of them.
The very usage of the terms “capitalism” and “socialism” has evolved past the point of clear meaning.
The behavior of people outside of the transgender movement may be contributing to the increasing trend of gender transitions.
There are more reasons than you might think for why some movies become holiday classics.
When Chambers rejected the Communist philosophy of faith in man and embraced faith in God, he had what he viewed as his first Christmas.
President Donald Trump believes in America First except when it comes to the Saudi royal family. Then it is Saudi Arabia first.
The daughter of Laura Ingalls and Almanzo Wilder, baby Rose, grew up to become an outspoken critic of Roosevelt’s New Deal, Social Security, and other government programs she felt disempowered individuals and gave greater authority to the...
For many people college degrees simply aren't worth the price of tuition, so we need to be more transparent about this cost/benefit analysis.
Groypers might be trying to ask the right questions of the Conservative establishment, but they aren't doing a very good job of it.
No one told Jack LaPant that he could be in violation of the Clean Water Act for farming his own land.
Helicopter parents are widely discussed, but do we overlook the ways that these hovering moms and dads neglect their kids?
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and others may be pushing socialism today, but they're far from the first American politicians to do so.
Americans are staying put more often than ever before. What's driving the lack of movement within the United States?
Parents keep trying to get their children to like them by accommodating their kids views. It's not working.
I’ve noticed a common theme in many conversations this last year. They’re peppered with variations of the refrain, “It’s strange out there.”
Everyone is trying to figure out how we make progress and fix the American education system. Maybe we need to be looking backward rather than forward.
What’s the connecting factor in teenage mass shooters, after all? It’s not playing football. It’s missing a father. And what do fathers do? They teach young boys how to become men.
If socialists had their way, Thanksgiving and other family holidays would go the way of the dodo bird.
While many people believe that most billionaires inherited a great deal of their wealth, most of the richest people in the world are self-made.
One way to get people to stop reading books is to fail to teach them to read proficiently.
Parents often think praise encourages their children, but it could be teaching them bad habits that could cost them later in life.
All life is precious, but more kids are waiting for adoption and a third who age out of foster care end up homeless.
While society condemns toxic masculinity, it is important that we remember the sacrifice of heroes such as those portrayed in "Saving Private Ryan."
Many people believe the lack of a supermarket causes people to eat unhealthily, but research finds that poor eating habits are more complicated than that.
The first President's humility, faith, and outlook stand in stark contrast to the politicians of our time.
Is Thanksgiving, as the American left would frame it, merely a holiday celebrating the oppression of the Native Americans by European settlers?
With Republicans and Democrats continuing to escalate their political rhetoric, it's time to take a look back at what Marx had to say about his opponents' suggestions.
By changing our habits, we can become more thankful human beings.
The national results of education testing are in, and it's a decidedly mixed bag, especially with how much we spend per pupil.
There is something very, very wrong when the government starts creating incentives that push moms out of the home and into the workforce when they don’t want to be there.
It's not student loan debt, or non-family-friendly employment policies.