Politics

The Flag Protection Amendment and American Greatness

The Flag Protection Amendment and American Greatness

Is it too much to suggest that passage of the Flag Protection Amendment would help make America great again?

Mexico's Crackdown Nabs Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants in One Day

Mexico's Crackdown Nabs Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants in One Day

Honoring its new agreement with the U.S. to adopt new measures to curb illegal immigration, Mexico recently arrested 791 illegal immigrants at its border. 

America: Still the Land of Hope

America: Still the Land of Hope

If the United States is such a bastion of oppression and misery, then why are so many immigrants, legal and illegal, trying to come here?

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

‘I Want You to Panic,’ Said Greta, and Panic They Did

Even if most of us are still using plastic drinking straws and driving gas-guzzlers, the words of the prophet from Stockholm have not fallen on dry ground.

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Breaking up the monopolies on speech might save us—particularly anyone right-of-center—from encroaching online deplatforming, and preserve our ability to hear ideas outside echo chambers of bullied consensus.

New York Makes Rent Control More Severe

New York Makes Rent Control More Severe

Economists expect this legislation to reduce the construction of rental housing in coming years, making housing shortages worse.

Happy Birthday, Donald Trump… and Che Guevara

Happy Birthday, Donald Trump… and Che Guevara

Ironically, Donald Trump, the capitalist, and Che Guevara, the communist, share the same birthday.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again

Now, those of us in the zoomer (Gen Z) and millennial generations are not only footing the bill for Social Security and Medicare, we are also subsidizing boomer retirement hobbies with our tuition and tax dollars. What gives?

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Did women win some long-sought freedom from oppression in the male-dominated society of the ancien regime?

‘Socialist’ Nordic Countries Are Actually Moving Toward Private Health Care

‘Socialist’ Nordic Countries Are Actually Moving Toward Private Health Care

Socialist support in the United States is reinforced by politicians like Bernie Sanders who promise a great many “free” services, to be provided or guaranteed by the government. Does a working model of socialized healthcare even exist?

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Moral of the story: If you’re a white guy named Hank, shut up.

The Seven Worst Ideas for Regulation This Century

The Seven Worst Ideas for Regulation This Century

Along with great economic performance has come a good bit of silly, one might even call it stupid, regulation and proposals for regulation. Here are my top seven for the United States, although I’m open to hearing about other, even stupider ones.

The NYT: More Biased Than They Care to Admit?

The NYT: More Biased Than They Care to Admit?

“Many trends develop over decades but I’ve never seen change so rapid as the breathtaking success of what one might call social justice concerns.”

 

An Open Letter to the U.S. House of Representatives

An Open Letter to the U.S. House of Representatives

Were you not elected to represent your constituents and to defend American interests?

The Most Unpopular Presidential Election Winner Could Win Again in 2020

The Most Unpopular Presidential Election Winner Could Win Again in 2020

Donald Trump is the first president to ever be elected while being actively disliked by the majority of Americans.

What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

Lawmakers need to return school meal programs to their original purpose of assisting children in need – and not add more students to waste-prone programs.

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that the Supreme Court is deeply divided over its most-watched cases.

Socialism Will Always Destroy Democracy

Socialism Will Always Destroy Democracy

The rise of socialism is being driven by a shift in civic attitudes.

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Has the Netherlands found the “Achilles heel” of Euthanasia? That’s the question quietly being asked in Dutch medical circles.

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

There is not a consensus among criminologists, sociologists, and historians that guns are the primary or driving factor behind US homicide rates.

When Ralph Abernathy Took His Stand

When Ralph Abernathy Took His Stand

The moon mission is an important anniversary in 2019, but we should also recall Ralph Abernathy’s preceding protest. He was telling our government to look homeward and put Americans first.

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

Leaving the Peach State Won’t Be so Peachy for Netflix

As Netflix attempts to strong-arm the state of Georgia, they may want to take time for some self-evaluation.

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

AOC's Gardening Advice Channels Mao

AOC's Gardening Advice Channels Mao

We may laugh at Ocasio-Cortez’s boundless hubris, but let’s learn from history.

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