Politics

Is it Unconstitutional for Unions to Force Teachers to Pay Dues?

Is it Unconstitutional for Unions to Force Teachers to Pay Dues?

Perhaps it's time to pass fairness on to our teachers.

Russia's Latest Announcement Renews Fears

Russia's Latest Announcement Renews Fears

Russia's moving divisions and nuclear weapons westward. 

The State of the Union Hasn’t Always Been Political Theater

The State of the Union Hasn’t Always Been Political Theater

Blame Woodrow Wilson for what it is today.

8 Quotes on Public Speaking for Tonight’s State of the Union Address

8 Quotes on Public Speaking for Tonight’s State of the Union Address

“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.”

Does 'Compassion' Really Demand That We Accept Refugees?

Does 'Compassion' Really Demand That We Accept Refugees?

Compassion should be subject to rational scrutiny. 

Philadelphia Cop Shot: Clash of Civilizations Continues

Philadelphia Cop Shot: Clash of Civilizations Continues

Shooter did it in the name of Islam.

Do LGBT kids need school choice?

Do LGBT kids need school choice?

A private school for LGBT kids is opening in Atlanta, but tuition is $13k.

Ben Franklin’s 3 Tips for People Actually Interested in Rational Debate

Ben Franklin’s 3 Tips for People Actually Interested in Rational Debate

Public discourse might be more civil if we followed Franklin's example.

The Government Changes Food Recommendations ... Again

The Government Changes Food Recommendations ... Again

Why are they involved with it anyway?

Will Germany be Muslim in a generation?

Will Germany be Muslim in a generation?

Demography is the Achilles heel of a democracy.

Let’s be honest about the Cologne assaults

Let’s be honest about the Cologne assaults

Multiculturalism doesn't work. And boys and girls are unequal.

A source of our anxiety?

A source of our anxiety?

Spending, spending, spending. Debt, debt, debt. 

Plato’s Very Relevant Warning about Politicians

Plato’s Very Relevant Warning about Politicians

It's amazing how relevant ancient works can be to modern life.

The Danger of Executive Action

The Danger of Executive Action

In the name of expediency, we toss aside our checks against the concentration of power.

This great inventor only had 5 years of formal schooling

This great inventor only had 5 years of formal schooling

Would he have achieved as much in today’s education settings? 

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Are they spurring a return to community care and concern in addition to lowering costs?
 

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Being aware of what's happening is the first step to regaining our intellectual independence.

Orwell's "1984" One of the Bestsellers in Russia in 2015

Orwell's "1984" One of the Bestsellers in Russia in 2015

A sign that Russians perceive a return to totalitarianism?

The Superman Pathology

The Superman Pathology

Some think too highly of themselves.

Norway has to teach immigrants not to rape women

Norway has to teach immigrants not to rape women

No, not all cultures are equal. 

5 Un-PC Quotes about Christmas from Past Presidents

5 Un-PC Quotes about Christmas from Past Presidents

When it was okay to refer to the religious significance of Christmas.

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

There is no value-neutral education. What's the solution?

The Problem of Neutral Rhetoric

The Problem of Neutral Rhetoric

Every political argument makes a moral claim. This may seem like an obvious statement, but it is one that those who craft our political rhetoric seem determined to obscure.

Poll: Millennials want a Crusade

Poll: Millennials want a Crusade

The hypocrisy is rich.

‘Hands up, don’t shoot’: A biggest lie of 2015

‘Hands up, don’t shoot’: A biggest lie of 2015

The Washington Post has published its annual list of Pinocchios.

A gun ban isn’t happening.

A gun ban isn’t happening.

The recent change in opinion is dramatic and probably related to terrorism. 

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

Keep in mind the mood of our times. 

Yikes! One-Third of Americans Can’t Name ANY First Amendment Rights

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