Politics

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

There's a lot to know about America's history. 

Why They’re Saying Donald Trump is a Fascist

Why They’re Saying Donald Trump is a Fascist

A columnist for Slate says that 7 of fascism's characteristics fit Trump to a tee.

Trump Rick-Rolled Jeb Bush

Trump Rick-Rolled Jeb Bush

Politics can still give you a chuckle.

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

E Pluribus Unum - 'Out of Many, One'

What does it mean to be one? 

The Interminable Character of the Gun Control Debate

The Interminable Character of the Gun Control Debate

What is there to rationally mediate between these competing invocations of rights? 

It’s terrorism, but the vibe out there is strange.

It’s terrorism, but the vibe out there is strange.

What's the mood of the country? 

Mother Jones: Only 4 Mass Shootings this Year

Mother Jones: Only 4 Mass Shootings this Year

It’s all about how you count them. 

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Professor: “It has become clear ... that we are suffering the tragic results of having cut logic and rhetoric..."

No Yoga for You!

No Yoga for You!

How the cultural appropriation argument could backfire. 

The Way to Win a Revolution

The Way to Win a Revolution

Words matter. 

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

Turkey, Russia, and Washington’s ‘Farewell Address’.

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Americans distrust government... and the American public.

The Beginning of World War III?

The Beginning of World War III?

Today a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey.

How to Lose the War on Terror

How to Lose the War on Terror

The bottom line is that terrorism is designed to turbo-charge our emotional buttons. It is not only about violence but the threat of future violence.

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

D.C. Police Chief: Take the Gunman Out, If You Can

A surprising recommendation from a law enforcement leader.

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

This month, yes. But back in July, the incoming chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Congressional committee that it was Russia.

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

That’s the first question you’ll ask when see this chart.

Video: The Debate over Free College

Video: The Debate over Free College

Yes, we should discuss the causes and solutions.

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

It seems Samuel Huntington was pretty close to the mark. 

What's the Greater Threat?

What's the Greater Threat?

Perhaps the greater enemy is within.

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Anxiety, nostalgia, and mistrust run deep in white America.

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

What the new NCLB provisions might mean.

The Gospel of Lincoln

The Gospel of Lincoln

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has achieved a status as American Scripture equaled only by the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Washington’s Farewell Address.

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

It starts with a ‘P’.

A Sex Strike to End Chicago's Violence?

A Sex Strike to End Chicago's Violence?

A Chicago women channels Lysistrata.  

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

The historical record reveals more about the clashes of cultures and civilizations.

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

There are fears that immigrants are no longer being assimilated in the deeper ideals that underlie American identity.

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