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Gay and Transgender Issues: Can You Actually Change People's Minds on Them?
Must a Jewish Baker Make a Nazi Cake?

Must a Jewish Baker Make a Nazi Cake?

Sacrificing principle for the sake of marginalized groups is short-sighted

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

“Pick your child up from school and you could be charged with trespassing.”

Megyn Kelly: 'I don’t like being the story.'

Megyn Kelly: 'I don’t like being the story.'

It's a revealing lesson for media about their power. 

14 Facts on Beer and U.S. Presidents

14 Facts on Beer and U.S. Presidents

Can you guess which beer-guzzling president named his hounds “Drunkard,” “Tippler,” and “Tipsy”?

How Gardening Helps Save Money

How Gardening Helps Save Money

"The average American household forks out $6,759 a year on food, or 12.6 percent of total spending, according to the Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of that, $756 is spent on fruits and vegetables, and $2,787 on the high cost of eating out.”

The Coarseness of our Discourse

The Coarseness of our Discourse

It's becoming hard to ignore ... and resist.

A Psychological Explanation for Why Your Boss is a Moron

A Psychological Explanation for Why Your Boss is a Moron

A pair of Cornell researchers found that incompetent people cannot recognize their own incompetence.

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

A lesson from Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy"

Ray Lewis Rips #BlackLivesMatter

Ray Lewis Rips #BlackLivesMatter

He says the group ignores black-on-black crime. The video has gone viral. 

Who is Assata Shakur?

Who is Assata Shakur?

In the 1970s she took part in the execution of a cop. 

Study: 1 in 4 College Freshmen Need Remedial Education

Study: 1 in 4 College Freshmen Need Remedial Education

“With an average of two remedial classes taken per student, the half million recent high school graduates and their families overall paid an extra $3,000 for skills and content they should have learned in high school.”

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

People Should Be Able to Argue without Getting Nasty

The goal of a quarrel, as distinct from an argument, is not to bring the other to the truth but to beat him into submission.

Why Big Government Wants to Micromanage Your Parenting

Why Big Government Wants to Micromanage Your Parenting

How many minutes is too long to leave a child in a car alone?

Study: Grammar Nazis are Jerks

Study: Grammar Nazis are Jerks

If you are one of those people constantly correcting other people’s grammar, you might not want to read this.

Is conspicuous consumption the cause of plummeting birth rates?

Is conspicuous consumption the cause of plummeting birth rates?

Keeping up with the Jones can drive families into debt and make them envious and miserable.

Chicago Teachers Union Rally: ‘F-ck the Police’

Chicago Teachers Union Rally: ‘F-ck the Police’

Caught on Video: There’s a new controversy brewing in Chicago.

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

Parents Should Spoil Their Children… with Books

“Spoiling” children with the right books can actually aid parents in raising well-disciplined and virtuous children.

Are we creating Men without Chests?

Are we creating Men without Chests?

Such is the tragi-comedy of our situation – we continue to clamor for those very qualities we are rendering impossible. 

Do You Live in a Bubble?

Do You Live in a Bubble?

Charles Murray has a quiz that will tell you if you do. 

Is It Still Important to Teach Children to Cook?

Is It Still Important to Teach Children to Cook?

Millennials are realizing they can't cook... and sense they're missing out.

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

A tiresome false dichotomy bedevils political debate about the causes of poverty.

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

Raleigh cautioned his son to avoid choosing a wife solely on her physical merits, for marrying for beauty, he said, binds a man to that which “perchance will neither last nor please thee one year.”

Is ‘Stuff’ Paralyzing Today's Children?

Is ‘Stuff’ Paralyzing Today's Children?

When kids have too many things, they forget how to play with them.

What makes an American? (Part 2)

What makes an American? (Part 2)

If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble. 

College Isn't for Everyone

College Isn't for Everyone

In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?

What makes an American? (Part 1)

What makes an American? (Part 1)

'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.

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