Politics

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

Does the Unfortunate 20th Century Foretell a Worse 21st?

The end result of moral nihilism, as the Soviets demonstrated, is death and destruction on an industrial scale.

The People of Venezuela are Starving. Why Did Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn Support Their Oppressors?

The People of Venezuela are Starving. Why Did Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn Support Their Oppressors?

Given that the Venezuelan tragedy is manmade, it is hard to fathom why politicians such as Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders, who provided succor to the Hugo Chavez regime, are not laughed out of politics.

San Francisco Creates First Transgender District

San Francisco Creates First Transgender District

San Francisco created a special cultural district for transgender persons, marking the first legal transgender district created anywhere in the world.

A Perfect Solution to the Statue-Toppling Problem

A Perfect Solution to the Statue-Toppling Problem

Schools ought to teach history, not protest it.

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

Parents are increasingly required to obey, to conform to a school’s demands even if they believe such orders may not be appropriate for their child.

The Yellow Jackets Versus The European Empire

The Yellow Jackets Versus The European Empire

A Europe that doesn't listen to its people's outrage won't remain intact.

Ivy League Study Finds Liberals ‘Patronize’ Minorities, Conservatives Don’t

Ivy League Study Finds Liberals ‘Patronize’ Minorities, Conservatives Don’t

A study by Princeton and Yale researchers turns a common political narrative on its head.

What the Fake History of Guns Can Teach Us

What the Fake History of Guns Can Teach Us

Emory University history professor Michael Bellesiles published the book Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture. Only it wasn't as academic as it was first thought.

Is New York City Entering a Pension Death Spiral like Chicago?

Is New York City Entering a Pension Death Spiral like Chicago?

New York City is spending more on pensions than on infrastructure. The City has 215 billion in debt. How long can New York sustain this? 

What's the Best Way to Deal with a 'Political Animal'?

What's the Best Way to Deal with a 'Political Animal'?

G. K. Chesterton's life offers an example.

Rome Burned and Nero Lost His Empire – What Will Happen to Europe this Century?
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Solid Advice for the Holidays

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Solid Advice for the Holidays

The Broadway star of Hamilton has some sage advice about maintaining sanity in this day and age.

Harvard Study: Gender Pay Gap Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women

Harvard Study: Gender Pay Gap Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women

The “gender wage gap” is as real as unicorns and has been killed more times than Michael Myers.

Thinking About What’s Right in America

Thinking About What’s Right in America

Amid this holiday season of reflection, I’m thinking about America’s future.

Why Frequent Firings Are a Sign of a Good President

Why Frequent Firings Are a Sign of a Good President

Rapid turnover at the White House can easily be mistaken for incompetence or bewilderment, but that is not always the case.

Schools Banning Parents from Lunchtime Visits

Schools Banning Parents from Lunchtime Visits

As a parent, you should wonder: What are the schools trying to hide?

What the New Socialists in Congress Need to Know About Poverty

What the New Socialists in Congress Need to Know About Poverty

The danger with popularizing socialism is that it sounds reasonable, but it never works.

Maybe You’re A Witch

Maybe You’re A Witch

Witch hysteria relies on a protean concept of “evidence.”

The Perpetual Presidency

The Perpetual Presidency

Ex-Presidents have generally retired from public life and refrained from criticizing their successors. Unfortunately, this traditional seems to be changing.  

California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

The findings—which run counter to the conventional wisdom that gun control saves lives—have received almost no media attention.

3 Weird Things That Are 'Triggering' People This Holiday Season

3 Weird Things That Are 'Triggering' People This Holiday Season

Let’s run through just a few “triggering” things that political Christmas has already contaminated this holiday season.

Why the Pence Rule is Conquering Wall Street

Why the Pence Rule is Conquering Wall Street

Wall Street executives have reacted to the #Metoo with mass conversions to the Pence Rule: no meetings with women alone.

Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be

Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be

Chicago is proof that there is almost nothing that government entities won’t try to tax.

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?

Michigan Lawmakers Urge Fast-Food Chains to Stop Offering ‘Gender-Classified’ Toys

Michigan Lawmakers Urge Fast-Food Chains to Stop Offering ‘Gender-Classified’ Toys

More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals.

Seasteading: The Path Out of Disunity and Bloodshed?

Seasteading: The Path Out of Disunity and Bloodshed?

Why do the nations rage? I don't know. Maybe because they're out of ammo culturally.

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.

An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

A UK perspective on the rise of moralitis and the hypocrisy which accompanies it.

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