Politics

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?

Registering Dead People to Vote Not ‘Voter Fraud,’ Says Lawmaker

Registering Dead People to Vote Not ‘Voter Fraud,’ Says Lawmaker

One of Virginia’s top lawmakers said registering dead people to vote does not constitute voter fraud, according to a Washington Post report.

Professor: Voting Should Be Restricted to Those With Knowledge

Professor: Voting Should Be Restricted to Those With Knowledge

Could an alternative political system called epistocracy solve our problems?

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

They'll have to at the 2017 chess championship in Iran.

Student Officially Changes Personal Pronoun to ‘His Majesty’

Student Officially Changes Personal Pronoun to ‘His Majesty’

"‘I henceforth shall be referred to as: 'His Majesty, Grant Strobl.'"

Tax Avoidance Isn't Just Smart, it's as American as Apple Pie

Tax Avoidance Isn't Just Smart, it's as American as Apple Pie

Judge Learned Hand wrote one of the great defenses of tax avoidance.

Man Wearing Trump Hat Beaten By Mob in California

Man Wearing Trump Hat Beaten By Mob in California

Watch a man wearing a a "Make American Great Again" hat get cornered, beaten, and chased by a mob.

7 Reasons I Can't Stand Politics
These 10 States Do the Worst Job Preparing Kids for College

These 10 States Do the Worst Job Preparing Kids for College

Students fork out $1.3 billion a year in order to learn the basic material their high schools were supposed to teach them.

Why Even Racists Need the Freedom to Speak

Why Even Racists Need the Freedom to Speak

Free speech is essential to freedom itself.

How Emotionalism is Slowly Replacing Rationalism

How Emotionalism is Slowly Replacing Rationalism

Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.  

How Last Night's Debate Proved the Dumbing Down of America is Real

How Last Night's Debate Proved the Dumbing Down of America is Real

Like many Americans, I tuned in last night to catch part of the first presidential debate.

Serious Debate Isn’t Possible on Television

Serious Debate Isn’t Possible on Television

Bread and circuses

Thomas Jefferson’s 3 Tips for the Presidential Debate

Thomas Jefferson’s 3 Tips for the Presidential Debate

Hillary and The Donald aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from these tips.

Media Bury Police Officer’s Race in Charlotte Shooting

Media Bury Police Officer’s Race in Charlotte Shooting

The NYT mentioned George Zimmerman's race in the first paragraph of Trayvon Martin shooting. Brentley Vinson's race is mentioned in the 30th.

Free Sh*t Matters?

Free Sh*t Matters?

Looting and rioting in Charlotte doesn’t help your cause. 

Why the U.S. Education Secretary is Wrong on Homeschooling

Why the U.S. Education Secretary is Wrong on Homeschooling

Is it time we put to rest the idea that homeschoolers are social outcasts?

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.

Is It Racist To Want Stricter Border Controls?

Is It Racist To Want Stricter Border Controls?

According to the New York Times, there is an underlying layer of racism driving Denmark's immigration policies.

Why do Muslims seem to be involved in more violence?

Why do Muslims seem to be involved in more violence?

Six theories from “The Clash of Civilizations.”

Anti-Globalism Is On The Rise

Anti-Globalism Is On The Rise

'No longer are our debates about government. They are about the nation. Do we have one? What are its interests? Who benefits from it?'

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