Politics

Forced Organ Harvesting: Extreme Wickedness or Simply the Modern Way?

Forced Organ Harvesting: Extreme Wickedness or Simply the Modern Way?

Every once in a while, a news story pops up that should break our hearts. That, or make us retch.

After Legally Receiving Food Stamps, This Millionaire Is Trying to Change the System

After Legally Receiving Food Stamps, This Millionaire Is Trying to Change the System

He wasn't eager to go public about being a millionaire. But he wanted to expose how easily the system could be gamed.

Has the Vatican-China Accord Really Made a Difference?

Has the Vatican-China Accord Really Made a Difference?

Has the concordat really made a difference, or has it only empowered the Chinese government to make things worse?

The Night Donald Trump Became President

The Night Donald Trump Became President

Trump has faced pushback when he has tried to keep his antiwar campaign promises.

New York Restricts Workplace Speech and Freedom of Contract

New York Restricts Workplace Speech and Freedom of Contract

The new definition of harassment is unconstitutionally over-broad, especially as applied to college campuses.

An Unforgettable Life: Three Reasons Nat "King" Cole Needs a Biopic

An Unforgettable Life: Three Reasons Nat "King" Cole Needs a Biopic

More than just a magnificent singer, Nat "King" Cole left an indellible mark on America both on and off the stage. 

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

The facts are clear that students, parents, and taxpayers have paid increasingly more for higher education, with dubious results.

This New York Man Got Arrested After Defending His Own Home

This New York Man Got Arrested After Defending His Own Home

Government shouldn’t punish individuals whose only crime was failing to properly navigate a nightmarishly complex web bureaucracy prior to defending their life, liberty, and property.

Math Explains Why the Democrats May Have Trouble Picking a Candidate

Math Explains Why the Democrats May Have Trouble Picking a Candidate

With 24 candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, many Americans are wondering how the party will settle on the best candidate.

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

According to a new Pew poll, a whopping 85 percent of Americans believe political debate has grown more negative.

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

“No one in the state of Connecticut is happy about this, but no one has enough courage to speak up,” Selina Soule said during an interview.

The Flag Protection Amendment and American Greatness

The Flag Protection Amendment and American Greatness

Is it too much to suggest that passage of the Flag Protection Amendment would help make America great again?

Mexico's Crackdown Nabs Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants in One Day

Mexico's Crackdown Nabs Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants in One Day

Honoring its new agreement with the U.S. to adopt new measures to curb illegal immigration, Mexico recently arrested 791 illegal immigrants at its border. 

America: Still the Land of Hope

America: Still the Land of Hope

If the United States is such a bastion of oppression and misery, then why are so many immigrants, legal and illegal, trying to come here?

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

Even if most of us are still using plastic drinking straws and driving gas-guzzlers, the words of the prophet from Stockholm have not fallen on dry ground.

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Breaking up the monopolies on speech might save us—particularly anyone right-of-center—from encroaching online deplatforming, and preserve our ability to hear ideas outside echo chambers of bullied consensus.

New York Makes Rent Control More Severe

New York Makes Rent Control More Severe

Economists expect this legislation to reduce the construction of rental housing in coming years, making housing shortages worse.

Happy Birthday, Donald Trump… and Che Guevara

Happy Birthday, Donald Trump… and Che Guevara

Ironically, Donald Trump, the capitalist, and Che Guevara, the communist, share the same birthday.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

Now, those of us in the zoomer (Gen Z) and millennial generations are not only footing the bill for Social Security and Medicare, we are also subsidizing boomer retirement hobbies with our tuition and tax dollars. What gives?

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Did women win some long-sought freedom from oppression in the male-dominated society of the ancien regime?

‘Socialist’ Nordic Countries Are Actually Moving Toward Private Health Care

‘Socialist’ Nordic Countries Are Actually Moving Toward Private Health Care

Socialist support in the United States is reinforced by politicians like Bernie Sanders who promise a great many “free” services, to be provided or guaranteed by the government. Does a working model of socialized healthcare even exist?

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Moral of the story: If you’re a white guy named Hank, shut up.

The Seven Worst Ideas for Regulation This Century

The Seven Worst Ideas for Regulation This Century

Along with great economic performance has come a good bit of silly, one might even call it stupid, regulation and proposals for regulation. Here are my top seven for the United States, although I’m open to hearing about other, even stupider ones.

The NYT: More Biased Than They Care to Admit?

The NYT: More Biased Than They Care to Admit?

“Many trends develop over decades but I’ve never seen change so rapid as the breathtaking success of what one might call social justice concerns.”

 

An Open Letter to the U.S. House of Representatives

An Open Letter to the U.S. House of Representatives

Were you not elected to represent your constituents and to defend American interests?

The Most Unpopular Presidential Election Winner Could Win Again in 2020

The Most Unpopular Presidential Election Winner Could Win Again in 2020

Donald Trump is the first president to ever be elected while being actively disliked by the majority of Americans.

What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

Lawmakers need to return school meal programs to their original purpose of assisting children in need – and not add more students to waste-prone programs.

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

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