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Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

There is not a consensus among criminologists, sociologists, and historians that guns are the primary or driving factor behind US homicide rates.

When Ralph Abernathy Took His Stand

When Ralph Abernathy Took His Stand

The moon mission is an important anniversary in 2019, but we should also recall Ralph Abernathy’s preceding protest. He was telling our government to look homeward and put Americans first.

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

As Netflix attempts to strong-arm the state of Georgia, they may want to take time for some self-evaluation.

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

AOC's Gardening Advice Channels Mao

AOC's Gardening Advice Channels Mao

We may laugh at Ocasio-Cortez’s boundless hubris, but let’s learn from history.

Biological Male Wins NCAA Women’s Track Championship

Biological Male Wins NCAA Women’s Track Championship

A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won an NCAA national championship over Memorial Day weekend.

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

For Some Millennials, ‘Despair Springs Eternal’

A mindset of “despair springs eternal” can create our destiny. And as more people embrace socialism, the more likely we will no longer live under the blessings of capitalism, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas This Summer

Without government, who would protect us from beach umbrellas?

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Design Regulations Helped Ruin American Cars

Your car looks like a box. So does every other car. It’s boring, even shocking when you consider how awesome cars used to look. What’s gone wrong?

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.

Does the Constitution Mandate Universal Birthright Citizenship? Here’s the Answer
Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Forty-Four Things You Should Know About the Green New Deal

Imagine FDR’s New Deal took the Paris Climate Agreement out for drinks, one thing led to another, and — voila — nine months later they had a baby: The Green New Deal.

On War With Iran, It's Trump Versus the Founding Fathers

On War With Iran, It's Trump Versus the Founding Fathers

Modern presidents routinely claim monarchical powers, using the military without proper authority. 

Collusion: It’s Not Unprecedented in American Politics

Collusion: It’s Not Unprecedented in American Politics

Is this unprecedented? The first time America has dealt with collusion? Nope. History clearly shows we’ve been here before.

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

That Poll on Socialism Is Not as Alarming as It Seems

Once you drill down into the poll, you find out something very different from what the above finding suggests. It turns out that the same people who say they like socialism do not like government.

The War on History Comes for George Washington

The War on History Comes for George Washington

The perpetual war on history now has the father of our country in its sights.

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.

California Makes Housing Scarcer

California Makes Housing Scarcer

Rather than expand the supply of housing, the California legislation is moving to shrink the supply of housing instead.

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

The College Board will now assign an “adversity score” to SAT test takers, “calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from the student’s high school and neighborhood.”

City Fines Elderly Man $30,000 Over Uncut Grass, Tries to Steal His Home

City Fines Elderly Man $30,000 Over Uncut Grass, Tries to Steal His Home

Individuals should not have to engage in lengthy legal battles to avoid excessive fines and enjoy the liberty to peacefully do as they wish on their own property.

The Cost of Female Empowerment

The Cost of Female Empowerment

Female empowerment says women can be anything they want to be. But can they?

When Americans Go to the Polls, They Look to the Past — Not the Future

When Americans Go to the Polls, They Look to the Past — Not the Future

There’s one question that almost every American voter asks him- or herself when casting their vote for president. Has the incumbent’s – or the incumbent party’s – past performance in office been sufficient to merit another term?

Chicago’s Taxpayer Burden Hits $119k Per Person to Lead US Cities, Report Finds

Chicago’s Taxpayer Burden Hits $119k Per Person to Lead US Cities, Report Finds

If having the highest taxes were a competition, Chicago would be a clear winner.

Playing With Fire: Are We Witnessing the Death of Europe?

Playing With Fire: Are We Witnessing the Death of Europe?

“Europe is committing suicide.” So it would seem.

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?

What Bernie Sanders Missed on His Soviet Honeymoon

What Bernie Sanders Missed on His Soviet Honeymoon

In 1988 Sanders was on what he called “a very strange honeymoon” with his bride Jane.

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