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Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Yale University Professor David Bromwich recalls why President Barack Obama was totally unsuited to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

Isn’t There Anything Faster Than the Internet?

Isn’t There Anything Faster Than the Internet?

Why should we complain about the speed of the Internet? Let's be more grateful that we have access to modern technology at all.

About That Che Guevara T-Shirt

About That Che Guevara T-Shirt

These little-known horror stories of Che Guevara should dissuade anyone from buying a shirt with his face on it.

Reactions to My Tweet Reveal the Ignorant Brutality of Young Socialists and Communists

Reactions to My Tweet Reveal the Ignorant Brutality of Young Socialists and Communists

Young socialists and communists took to twitter to rip apart a journalist, but just ended up exposing their lack of knowledge of history and economics.

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

Marriage is growing rare, even obsolete. It might be because of Romanticism. 

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

It's deeper than the pursuit. 

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

What happens when impeachment becomes a normal political weapon, rather than an extreme measure to restrain executive abuse? 

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC's restriction on using "illegal aliens" seems to be violating the 1st Amendment. 

What Our Founders Really Thought of Slavery—and Why the New York Times Is Wrong
Hong Kong Protests Highlight Failings of UK-China Agreement 35 Years In

Hong Kong Protests Highlight Failings of UK-China Agreement 35 Years In

The protests in Hong Kong are showing the cracks of the Sino-British Joint Declaration which was signed 35 years ago to transition the city back to Chinese rule.

The Constitution of the Killing Fields

The Constitution of the Killing Fields

The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?

Why We Need a Voter’s License

Why We Need a Voter’s License

Why do we presume voting requires no testable competence?

Why the Hong Kong Protestors Keep Marching

Why the Hong Kong Protestors Keep Marching

Hong Kong: A reminder to Marxists that man is not only material. 

Are Conspiracy Theories Really on the Rise?

Are Conspiracy Theories Really on the Rise?

Have the internet and social media created a climate where Americans believe anything is possible?

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Should we respond to the pain of infertility by making some mothers into birthers? What are the consequences for defining mother or child?

I Remember

I Remember

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought Americans together like nothing has since.

The Myth of Earth's Overpopulation Crisis

The Myth of Earth's Overpopulation Crisis

Fears of overpopulation have been stoked by wildly inaccurate predictions for centuries. When are we going to learn better?

Karl Marx: Intellectual Father of the 1619 Project?

Karl Marx: Intellectual Father of the 1619 Project?

To utilize their own logic, the New York Times' 1619 project can trace its roots back to the father of Communism.

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

The Allies came together to fight World War II 80 years ago, and we're losing the stories those who served can tell.

Why Socialism Is the Failed Idea That Never Dies

Why Socialism Is the Failed Idea That Never Dies

Socialism has been tried again and again, with varying degrees of failure every time. Nobody ever seems to learn.

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

Have you ever thought that high school graduates today… well, just don’t seem to know or understand as much as they once did?

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

Think Trump is Hitler? Go to Dachau

Think Trump is Hitler? Go to Dachau

It only takes one day on the outskirts of Munich to realize exactly how misled some critics of the President truly are.

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Is humility worth defending?

How Women Got the Vote: You Might Be Surprised

How Women Got the Vote: You Might Be Surprised

The history of the 19th Amendment isn't as well known as one would hope. The party that backed women's suffrage the most ardently might surprise some people.

The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

There are a variety of lessons to be drawn from how the Allied governments conducted themselves during World War II. Some of those messages may be more in tune with our current political climate than we care to admit.

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is about a moment when something big happened, and historical trajectory shifted. Except, in the film, the moment is stopped from happening.

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Not exactly.

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