Politics

Chicago Teachers Union Rally: ‘F-ck the Police’

Chicago Teachers Union Rally: ‘F-ck the Police’

Caught on Video: There’s a new controversy brewing in Chicago.

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

A tiresome false dichotomy bedevils political debate about the causes of poverty.

What makes an American? (Part 2)

What makes an American? (Part 2)

If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble. 

College Isn't for Everyone

College Isn't for Everyone

In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?

What makes an American? (Part 1)

What makes an American? (Part 1)

'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.

Psychologist: TV 'Rapes' our Mind

Psychologist: TV 'Rapes' our Mind

The average adult spends 4 1/2 hours a day watching it. 

When Socialism Works

When Socialism Works

Sanders-Style Economics Will Undo Any Large Society

Something Pro-Life and Pro-Choice People Can Agree On?

Something Pro-Life and Pro-Choice People Can Agree On?

This week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suggested during an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that women who have abortions should be “punished” in some form.

Why FDR was against Public Employee Unions

Why FDR was against Public Employee Unions

In the case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the Supreme Court announced a 4-4 vote on March 29, 2016. The tie was due to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. For teachers unions around the country it was a great victory that would have likely not happened. FDR likely would have been disappointed.

The UN’s Ridiculously Biased Human Rights Report

The UN’s Ridiculously Biased Human Rights Report

Can you guess which country was named the world’s top human rights violator

Bernie Sanders PAC gets Berned (and Rightfully so)

Bernie Sanders PAC gets Berned (and Rightfully so)

The story probably reinforces Bernie’s position on money and politics. 

Propaganda: Are Americans Being Taken In By It?

Propaganda: Are Americans Being Taken In By It?

They will be without the ability or tools to think through and analyze media messages.

Why We're Headed for a 'Nanny State'

Why We're Headed for a 'Nanny State'

The truth behind why our behavior is increasingly regulated and restricted at almost every level.

Searching for a Political Jesus

Searching for a Political Jesus

Government can establish a legal order in which you can pursue happiness, but it cannot give you happiness. 

VIDEO: White Student Assaulted for ‘Cultural Appropriation’ of Dreadlocks

VIDEO: White Student Assaulted for ‘Cultural Appropriation’ of Dreadlocks

Is there a streak of anti-whiteness running through our institutions of higher education? 

Paid to protest Donald Trump?

Paid to protest Donald Trump?

A screenshot of a Craigslist ad raises some questions. 

Do we care?

Do we care?

The terrorist attack in Brussels pales in comparison to the Easter attack in Pakistan. 

Pius V vs. Francis: A Tale of Two Popes

Pius V vs. Francis: A Tale of Two Popes

Pope Francis called for ‘weapons of love’ in the wake of the ISIS attack on Brussels. If a previous Pope had made a similar call to arms, Christendom might not exist today.  

Millennials Want Socialism, But Don’t Want to Foot the Bill for It

Millennials Want Socialism, But Don’t Want to Foot the Bill for It

In the quest for equality, will millennials actually find themselves under more constraint and bondage than they could have imagined?

Feminist Icon Eviscerates the GOP Candidates

Feminist Icon Eviscerates the GOP Candidates

Camille Paglia demolished the Republican field this week. But one candidate did receive praise as “smart, intuitive and a quick study.” 

Blame Terrorism On Engineers and Conservatives?

Blame Terrorism On Engineers and Conservatives?

“Researchers have long noticed that an oddly large number of jihadists have engineering backgrounds.”

Demolishing Myths About Communism

Demolishing Myths About Communism

There was a time when intellectuals in the West were enthralled with Communism and viewed Lenin and Stalin in heroic terms.

Chess Champ Explains Trump Rise in a Single Sentence

Chess Champ Explains Trump Rise in a Single Sentence

Russian political activist Garry Kasparov decried the West’s “complacency and retreat” from the fight against Islamic terrorism in the wake of the terrorist attack in Brussels.

The Barbarians are Behind the Walls

The Barbarians are Behind the Walls

The Brussels attacks reveal an open society isn't the problem. 

Should Students be Taught to Spot Logical Fallacies?

Should Students be Taught to Spot Logical Fallacies?

It would certainly come in handy during the political season...

Read Castro’s Comical Response to Cuba’s Human Rights Crimes

Read Castro’s Comical Response to Cuba’s Human Rights Crimes

President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba was entertaining, if not productive

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