Politics

When Laws Are Not Enforced, Anarchy Follows

When Laws Are Not Enforced, Anarchy Follows

Unenforced or selectively enforced laws are not only unjust, but can also establish incentives which can weaken our entire civilization.

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.

When It Comes to Gender, Science and Political Correctness Don't Mix

When It Comes to Gender, Science and Political Correctness Don't Mix

All of a sudden, about five years ago, something unsettled the science on sex and gender. Unfortunately, what unsettled the science was not better science, but political ideology. 

New Voter Fraud Cases Show Need to Secure Our Elections

New Voter Fraud Cases Show Need to Secure Our Elections

If Americans cannot say with certainty that their votes will be counted, that the process is free of fraud, and the outcome is valid, what incentive do they have to turn out in the first place?

Three Reasons Brazilians Elected Their Own ‘Trump’

Three Reasons Brazilians Elected Their Own ‘Trump’

Brazilians believe that their country is destined for greatness. They elected a man as president who has promised to make Brazil great.  

A Nation Addled by Conspiracy Theories

A Nation Addled by Conspiracy Theories

As the Pittsburgh shooting showed, we increasingly prefer tribe-affirming stories to Occam's Razor.

Birthright Citizenship: Should We Keep It?

Birthright Citizenship: Should We Keep It?

One vexing current problem centers on who becomes the citizen of a given country, since citizenship confers voting rights.

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.

Caravan Contradictions

Caravan Contradictions

For all the staged midterm theatrics, the caravan illustrates the abject ironies and paradoxes of the entire illegal alien project.

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?

Illegal Immigration Hurts Black Americans Most

Illegal Immigration Hurts Black Americans Most

Mass immigration, legal and illegal, disproportionately hurts black Americans because they are the ones most likely to compete directly with immigrants for work.

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

They claim they've merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here's why that's wrong.

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

What is Bulverism and why has it become so prevalent?

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.

Do Public High Schools Really Unify Society?

Do Public High Schools Really Unify Society?

If someone told you that public high schools have taken people with political and social power and brought them together, to the exclusion of other people, would you celebrate those schools? Probably not.

Why Speaking Like Pepé Le Pew May Soon Be a Crime in France

Why Speaking Like Pepé Le Pew May Soon Be a Crime in France

The idea that making fun of accents is a kind of hate speech might sound absurd to many Americans, but it fits into Europe’s approach to free speech in recent years.

Government Economists Offer Window Into What a Socialist US Economy Would Look Like

Government Economists Offer Window Into What a Socialist US Economy Would Look Like

With the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse. But are its prospects as rosy as they appear?

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Our students are ill-prepared to become voting adults, but the blame shouldn’t be placed squarely on our schools.

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

For as often as the phrase “history repeats itself” is used, it’s shocking how rare it is for mankind to actually learn from its mistakes.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

No Mas: Enforce the Law, Protect Our Borders

No Mas: Enforce the Law, Protect Our Borders

A country that can’t control its borders is by definition no longer a country.

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

It's hard to convince people that the military is not a vehicle for social change.

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Before socialism can succeed, the existing culture must change.

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses

If we want fewer hate crime hoaxes on campus, perhaps we need to change what is openly valued in academia, to focus on achievement rather than knapsacks of privilege and ladders of oppression.

Want Low Income Taxes? Don't Live in This State.

Want Low Income Taxes? Don't Live in This State.

What happens when your state government gets so big, it tops the charts in terms of individual tax burden?

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

“Freedom of the intellect means the freedom to report what one has seen, heard, and felt, and not to be obliged to fabricate imaginary facts and feelings.” - George Orwell

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