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Video Sums Up "Modern Educayshun"

Video Sums Up "Modern Educayshun"

What happens when equality, racism, and diversity start to dominate curriculum?
 

What’s Wrong with Civics Education Today (When It Actually Happens)

What’s Wrong with Civics Education Today (When It Actually Happens)

John King is advocating for more civics education. But are his reasons for it flawed?

Maybe Liberals Are Just Better Utilitarians

Maybe Liberals Are Just Better Utilitarians

Actually, conservatism and liberalism share the same narrative. 

We the People Don't Need a President's Plan

We the People Don't Need a President's Plan

"When we no longer believe we need a president’s plan, candidates will stop offering them."

Why We’re So Afraid

Why We’re So Afraid

According to a recent Rolling Stone article, we're living in the age of fear.

The Absurdity of Political Correctness Has Reached New Heights

The Absurdity of Political Correctness Has Reached New Heights

Theatre of the absurd at its finest.

 

Is the Government Too Involved in Child-Rearing?

Is the Government Too Involved in Child-Rearing?

“I didn’t set out to be a radical, I just wanted my kids swaddled at day care.”

10 Things Americans Fear More Than Anything Else

10 Things Americans Fear More Than Anything Else

Fear of government topped the list. Can you guess what didn’t make the cut?

When Virtue Becomes a Death Warrant

When Virtue Becomes a Death Warrant

Tacitus said it was a mark of a decadent society - have we reached that?

The Best Article (So Far) Explaining Trump's Weird Rise

The Best Article (So Far) Explaining Trump's Weird Rise

David Wong at Cracked explains how Donald Trump became president.

Is the UN Sweeping Israel’s History Under the Rug?

Is the UN Sweeping Israel’s History Under the Rug?

Israel and the UN have not been what one could call “chummy” in recent history. And they’re not likely to grow any closer after today, either.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Death of Human Dignity

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Death of Human Dignity

If you’re looking for evidence that respect for human dignity is gone, look no further than the 2016 election cycle.

Why Colleges Should Drop Racial Preferences

Why Colleges Should Drop Racial Preferences

They are not only legally problematic but widely unpopular with the public.

Twitter Suspends Another Conservative Commentator

Twitter Suspends Another Conservative Commentator

Filmmaker and muckraking journalist James O’Keefe is the latest conservative kicked off the social media platform.  

We Might Be in for Party Reversals

We Might Be in for Party Reversals

Don’t look now, but we might be in the early stages of major reversals of our two major parties on two major issues.

How to Fix U.S. Elections

How to Fix U.S. Elections

Republicans want voter ID laws. Democrats want more access to the ballot. Why do we have to choose?

More Walls Being Built Than at Any Time in Modern History

More Walls Being Built Than at Any Time in Modern History

Donald Trump’s call for a wall on America’s southern border is part of a global trend.

Professor On Leave After Criticizing Black Lives Matter

Professor On Leave After Criticizing Black Lives Matter

Douglas Muir, an adjunct professor for the University of Virginia, called Black Lives Matter racist and compared them to the KKK.

Trump or Hillary? Noah Webster Weighs In.

Trump or Hillary? Noah Webster Weighs In.

I have a problem. I don’t know whom to vote for this year.

Did LBJ Say, ‘I’ll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for 200 years’?

Did LBJ Say, ‘I’ll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for 200 years’?

There are lots of memes out there saying he did. But does the quote hold up under scrutiny?

Is it Time to Throw Out Both Democrats and Republicans?

Is it Time to Throw Out Both Democrats and Republicans?

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader," John Adams once said.

Psychologist: Stop Catering to Kids’ Emotional Whims

Psychologist: Stop Catering to Kids’ Emotional Whims

The best way “to raise emotional tyrants” is to “feed the beast.”

Is it Time We Got Serious about Teaching Logic?

Is it Time We Got Serious about Teaching Logic?

After the first presidential debate of 2016, CNN decided to see what the kids thought of the spectacle. The answer? Not much:

How Your Name Can Predict How You’ll Vote

How Your Name Can Predict How You’ll Vote

You might be surprised at the results.

Is NYT Story on Trump's Taxes a 'Bombshell'?

Is NYT Story on Trump's Taxes a 'Bombshell'?

The New York Times overpaid for its information.

Bill Clinton Calls Obamacare ‘the Craziest Thing in the World'

Bill Clinton Calls Obamacare ‘the Craziest Thing in the World'

‘All of a sudden 25 million more people have healthcare and then the people who are out there busting it wind up with their premiums doubled...’

Aristotle’s Tips for Voting in the 2016 Election

Aristotle’s Tips for Voting in the 2016 Election

All candidates should be put to this ancient 3-prong test.

How to Vote for President When You Don’t Like the Candidates

How to Vote for President When You Don’t Like the Candidates

What do voters do when they consider all of the options bad?

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