Politics

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.

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Like most new inventions, after the fact, the Instant Pot might seem like a mere technological accomplishment. Why couldn’t socialist planners mobilize scientists and do the same thing?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

"Getting rid of political strife would be like whitening the yellowed teeth of a smoker. It would simply erase one characteristic of a toxic situation, camouflaging problems that go much deeper."

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

Why readers assume something as complicated as a heart transplant could possibly be “free” is anyone’s guess.

Are White Women Dupes?

Are White Women Dupes?

Katie, Alice, and Lisa are strong and independent feminists. They also love their husbands, daughters, and sons, and take pride in what they do as mothers, wives, and women.

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

She has conceded the essence of the rightist—and, by the way, centrist—critique of the open-borders approach to immigration.

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

It was a boom year for the Post Office... but it also spent about $3.9 billion more than it took in.

A Transit of Common Sense

A Transit of Common Sense

Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

If your aunt calls you up this week spouting claims of mass deaths, global food shortages, economic destruction, and national security risks resulting from climate change, here’s what you need to know about this report.

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.

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