Politics

The Intellectual Dishonesty of the Campaign Against the Electoral College

The Intellectual Dishonesty of the Campaign Against the Electoral College

A full-blown war is raging against the Electoral College.

One Simple Plan to Undermine Socialism

One Simple Plan to Undermine Socialism

Clear-thinking Americans fear a headlong plunge into the same ideological swamp that has ruined so many other economies and lament that there seems to be no way to stop it.

NEWS: Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Returning Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

NEWS: Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Returning Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily barred the Trump administration from enforcing its “Remain in Mexico” policy, which returns asylum-seekers back to Mexico while they await a hearing.

Fox News Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Media’s Obsession with Fox News

Fox News Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Media’s Obsession with Fox News

When we pull back the curtain, the evidence that Fox News, and Rupert Murdoch, created and sustained our current political moment, appears far more circumstantial.

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Truth is the best antidote to hatred. Not my truth and your truth, but the conviction that it is possible for both of us to reach agreement on the truth of things with reason, evidence and dialogue.

How America’s Gun Culture Cultivates Civic Virtue

How America’s Gun Culture Cultivates Civic Virtue

Owning and shooting a gun promotes self-reliance, personal responsibility, and community.

The Age of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

The Age of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

Young men need authority structures to belong to, and in lieu of that, some are turning to hate.  

Trump Has Four Options to Address Border Crisis

Trump Has Four Options to Address Border Crisis

Let’s face it, our southern border is a hot mess. At least the administration is trying to do something about it. The alternative is amnesty and open borders. 

Two and Two Now Equal Five

Two and Two Now Equal Five

The future is neither 1984 nor Brave New World. It’s a mix of both.

How PC Humor Signals an Anxious Society

How PC Humor Signals an Anxious Society

Why is it we can no longer laugh at ourselves, our neighbors, and our respective quirks?

The Startling Price Tag of Paid Family Leave

The Startling Price Tag of Paid Family Leave

It seems likely the FAMILY Act will cost substantially more than advocates claim...

How the Elite's Disdain for the Working Class Could Become Their Undoing

How the Elite's Disdain for the Working Class Could Become Their Undoing

Over the last few generations, America’s elites have stood in the way of the working class’s pursuit of the American dream by devising, and then tenaciously defending, policies that actually impede upward economic mobility.

 The Washington Post Grossly Understates the Crime Rate of Illegal Immigrants

The Washington Post Grossly Understates the Crime Rate of Illegal Immigrants

By using a patent falsehood and disregarding key facts, the Post paints a picture of illegal immigration and crime that is diametrically opposed to reality.

White Privilege: A Thing of the Past?

White Privilege: A Thing of the Past?

Those who smear an entire part of the population with the label “white privilege” paint with far too broad a brush.

Is Seattle Dying?

Is Seattle Dying?

A local news documentary about Seattle’s rampant homelessness and drug-abuse crisis has touched a nerve with the city’s residents.

Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Zizek Are Going to Debate Marxism and Capitalism. What Should We Expect?

Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Zizek Are Going to Debate Marxism and Capitalism. What Should We Expect?

Jordan Peterson and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek will debate “Happiness: Capitalism vs. Marxism" in April.

You've Just Been Called a Bigot. Now What?

You've Just Been Called a Bigot. Now What?

Don’t fool yourself. Everyone is a potential target. Anyone can be called out.

Does Equal Pay Day Promote Myths About Women's Pay?

Does Equal Pay Day Promote Myths About Women's Pay?

Is Equal Pay Day based on misleading claims?

Social Justice Is at Odds with American Ideas of Justice

Social Justice Is at Odds with American Ideas of Justice

In the end, we can have individual justice or we can have social justice, but we can’t have both

Chicago Demands $130,000 From Smollett, Threatens New Charge If He Doesn’t Pay Up

Chicago Demands $130,000 From Smollett, Threatens New Charge If He Doesn’t Pay Up

“He is also guilty of a moral crime,” Emanuel added, “which is to use the hate crimes to advance his career for his own selfish reasons.”

Have the Elites Lost Their Mandate?

Have the Elites Lost Their Mandate?

Our elites believe they can engineer complex systems and institutions from the top, and thereby control national and global conditions. But our tech-based systems have outgrown such deterministic control. 

When the State Kicks Down Your Door and Takes Your Child Over a Fever

When the State Kicks Down Your Door and Takes Your Child Over a Fever

What has our country become that we can tear down the doorway of a family who has a child with a high fever that disagrees with their doctor?

Jussie Smollett’s Hoax: Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Jussie Smollett’s Hoax: Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Jussie Smollett wasted police time and resources while attempting to paint himself as a victim. Has the lenient attitude toward hate crime hoaxes on many campuses spread to the rest of the country, as well?

Democrats Refuse to Vote for Green New Deal They Endorsed

Democrats Refuse to Vote for Green New Deal They Endorsed

The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Democrats’ so-called Green New Deal, touted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a way of combating climate change.

Five Facts About Fascism

Five Facts About Fascism

Benito Mussolini coined the term "fascism" to describe his political movement 100 years ago. Here are five things you should know about fascism.

A Government Guide to Keeping Insulin Unaffordable: 3 Easy Steps to Hogtie a Market

A Government Guide to Keeping Insulin Unaffordable: 3 Easy Steps to Hogtie a Market

Desperate patients pay up because they have nowhere else to go—and their distress is deliberate and designed.

Post-Russiagate: Who Has the Most Egg on Their Face?

Post-Russiagate: Who Has the Most Egg on Their Face?

The reputations of media pundits and whole news organizations are now in shambles and exposed for all to see.

San Antonio Violates Chick-Fil-A's First Amendment Rights

San Antonio Violates Chick-Fil-A's First Amendment Rights

The City of San Antonio cannot discriminate against Chick-Fil-A because it disapproves of the company's charitable giving.  Donations to a private group are protected by the First Amendment.  

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