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Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

"It's a lack of gratitude," notes U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw.

The Most Intolerant County in America (and the Most Tolerant City)
7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

We live in a time when too much of our news resembles something between the Pravda and the Onion.

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

The writing is on the wall: The Equality Act is anything but.

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

The end of identity politics is that you end up in a class of one.

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

The largest organization of labor unions in the U.S. slammed the Green New Deal for combating climate change by threatening the livelihoods of millions of Americans.

What Does the Government Buy on Its Year-End Spending Spree? Here’s What Made the List.
After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

Mussolini's life offers deep, cautionary insights for contemporary politics.

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

As the issue of reparations for victims of slavery rages, we encounter a common problem: virtually no one is addressing the specifics of how such a reparations effort would be administered.

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Those who “don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it.” But the hostile media apparently don’t remember history and are at it again.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

Three years ago, I decided that I was neither male nor female, but nonbinary. Now, I want to live again as the man that I am.

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

If we truly believe men and women to be equal, then does that include the capacity for mistakes?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Women are constantly starring as victims of the male patriarchy, of inequality, of sexual/physical/emotional/abuse.

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

For centuries, people have immigrated to this country in search of the “American Dream.” Think about it. What other nation has the word “dream” attached to its name?

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

The Zogby and Harvard/Harris polls showing rising support for socialism among Democrats are not outliers.

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Legislators in Hawaii moved this week to bring their concerns about the Second Amendment to the national level.

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

Interacting only with people that you agree with is not only impossible, but it also limits opportunity for persuasion and for intellectual growth.

The Unbundling of America’s Political Parties

The Unbundling of America’s Political Parties

 Their coalitions are co-existing uneasily—which could mean a shift and even a third-party challenger.

In Germany, the State Can Seize Your Dog if You're Late on Taxes

In Germany, the State Can Seize Your Dog if You're Late on Taxes

The state relies on force to achieve its ends.

What an Old Sears Roebuck Catalogue Teaches Us About Gun Control

What an Old Sears Roebuck Catalogue Teaches Us About Gun Control

Why were so few of our ancestors shooting one another when guns could be bought as easily as soap, shoes, and slipcovers?

Arresting Homebirth Midwives Just Reduces Women’s Birth Choices

Arresting Homebirth Midwives Just Reduces Women’s Birth Choices

After being arrested and charged with practicing midwifery without a license last fall, a midwife in upstate New York is wondering whether or not she will go to jail for the work she has done for decades.

Minimum Wage Hike to $15 Wipes Out Jobs in Illinois and New York

Minimum Wage Hike to $15 Wipes Out Jobs in Illinois and New York

Big minimum wage hikes wipe out a lot of jobs.

Netherlands Moving Towards Euthanasia for the Healthy

Netherlands Moving Towards Euthanasia for the Healthy

Even though the parameters for euthanasia in the Netherlands are very wide, one member of Parliament wants to allow any one 75 years or older to be able to request euthanasia for any reason whatsoever.  

Don't Write Off Young 'Socialists'

Don't Write Off Young 'Socialists'

While public opinion has softened toward socialism, the public’s perception of what socialism is has shifted. 

How Animal Farm is Playing Out in the Democrat Party

How Animal Farm is Playing Out in the Democrat Party

Today the revolution has passed over the once-edgy Obama (“bring a gun to a knife fight”). Now to the Left he sounds more like a crabby Bill Cosby ranting about falling-down trousers.

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