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Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?

All Good Mothers Have One Trait in Common

All Good Mothers Have One Trait in Common

Motherhood is about love. And love — especially maternal love — is about sacrifice.            

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

Are dads shirking their duty by committing less time to child care or is there something else at play?

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.

Dumbfounded by American Socialism

Dumbfounded by American Socialism

Let’s allow one survivor of Communism to stand as a witness for the millions of dead around the globe, the neighbors snatched away in the dead of night, the beatings and torture, the theft of property, the erasure of private life, the work camps, the restrictions on speech and travel, the propaganda delivered as fact in schools and the press.

Struggling to Find That ‘Greatest Generation’ Sequel

Struggling to Find That ‘Greatest Generation’ Sequel

The Army brings back its 'pinks and greens' uniform, but it will take more than nostalgia to revive this era.

Distractions Don’t Have to Control You

Distractions Don’t Have to Control You

Why did so many become addicted to distraction?

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.

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them
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
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.

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'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.

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?

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause. 

Rumor and Bias, Inaccuracy and Ignorance: The Low State of Journalism

Rumor and Bias, Inaccuracy and Ignorance: The Low State of Journalism

Americans have lost faith in today’s mainstream news media.

No One Is Coming to Rescue You—Especially Not a Presidential Candidate

No One Is Coming to Rescue You—Especially Not a Presidential Candidate

A politician cannot save us, not in the policy realm or our personal lives.

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why the modern designs just won't cut it.

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.       

‘8 Mile’ and the Power of Logos

‘8 Mile’ and the Power of Logos

Given our society's current inability to engage in rational discourse, a renewed appreciation for the logos as a shared commitment to seeking and articulating truth could be our only hope.

Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

The tension, the delight, the mystery, the attractions between male and female, romance and courtship, the misunderstandings, the complementarity of various gifts physical, mental, and spiritual: I don’t know about you, but I’m raising a glass to diversity.

When Tech Elites Lose Their Religion

When Tech Elites Lose Their Religion

Thus it seems that we’re entering into a paradoxical twilight time, an era astride two ages. On one side of the twain, digital domination seems unstoppable, and yet on the other side, people don’t trust it.

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