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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.  

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Sexbots used to be limited to science fiction movies. Now they are on the verge of being mass produced.  

A Question for Harvard:  Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

A Question for Harvard: Who Actually Wins from Racial Preferences?

Asian American students are suing Harvard for racial discrimination. Harvard says it wants its students to reflect America's diversity.

 

Three Things a Man Should Never Do on a First Date

Three Things a Man Should Never Do on a First Date

“There’s only one thing worse than being single, and that’s dating.”

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?

The Backlash Against Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Has Chilling Echoes to the Nuremberg Laws of Nazi Germany

The Backlash Against Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Has Chilling Echoes to the Nuremberg Laws of Nazi Germany

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will play folk hero John Henry in an upcoming Netflix movie... but now his blackness is being called into question.

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

A pre-nuptial interview provides interesting insight.

Witches: The New Woke Heroines

Witches: The New Woke Heroines

The political weaponization of witchcraft and the spiritualization of the culture war are quite interesting.

How California’s New Boardroom Gender Equity Law Demeans Women

How California’s New Boardroom Gender Equity Law Demeans Women

As a working woman, I’m offended by California’s new law requiring corporate boards to consist of up to half female members by 2021.

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

A young group of students wants to nix remembering victims of past wars because such activities glorify warfare.

When Feminism Turns on Women

When Feminism Turns on Women

Today’s feminism divides the world into “good” women and “bad” women.

How the Heir of the White Nationalist Movement Learned to Let Go of Hatred

How the Heir of the White Nationalist Movement Learned to Let Go of Hatred

How does a bright young man, raised in an environment of hate, learn to let go and open his mind to the real world?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Could children come before tertiary education?

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

A new survey finds that a third of young voters identify with some form of socialism.

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