Politics

 Bernie's Example to America: Pull Yourself up by Your Bootstraps!

Bernie's Example to America: Pull Yourself up by Your Bootstraps!

This sounds suspiciously like the "bootstraps" argument which the left so often and so vehemently rejects. And it's pretty odd to hear it from Bernie Sanders.

Answers to 4 Big Questions About Sending Illegal Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities

Answers to 4 Big Questions About Sending Illegal Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities

Prominent Democrats say they oppose the idea, and even supporters say President Donald Trump could be trolling Democrats in a public relations move. 

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Already Is Facing Threat of Repeal—From Democrats

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Already Is Facing Threat of Repeal—From Democrats

Philadelphia’s soda tax raised $79 million in its first year, but critics say the levy is regressive and falls disproportionately on the city's minority populations.

Transgender Athletes Will Spell the End of Women’s Sports

Transgender Athletes Will Spell the End of Women’s Sports

Fair play should be anything but controversial.

Slavery Is Alive and Well Today… but Not in the Way Many Expect
Five Facts About Tax Day and Income Taxes

Five Facts About Tax Day and Income Taxes

Today is Tax Day, the day when individual income tax returns are due to the federal government.

Are There Any Limits to Illegal Immigration?

Are There Any Limits to Illegal Immigration?

Could illegal immigration soon taper off... just not for the reasons we think?

Shock: College President Spine Manifested

Shock: College President Spine Manifested

Camille Paglia said something the other day that triggered a group of whinypants college students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. 

Electricity Access Is Spreading (Except in Venezuela)

Electricity Access Is Spreading (Except in Venezuela)

The lack of access to electricity is having an unprecedented humanitarian impact on the Venezuelan population.

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

A dangerous precedent is being set.

The Moral Preening of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Moral Preening of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

In some ways, AOC’s style captures perfectly our current predicament. Rhetoric is more important than results, and hubris in the name of virtue more admirable than the humble ordering of one’s own life.

The Intellectual Dishonesty of the Campaign Against the Electoral College

The Intellectual Dishonesty of the Campaign Against the Electoral College

A full-blown war is raging against the Electoral College.

One Simple Plan to Undermine Socialism

One Simple Plan to Undermine Socialism

Clear-thinking Americans fear a headlong plunge into the same ideological swamp that has ruined so many other economies and lament that there seems to be no way to stop it.

NEWS: Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Returning Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

NEWS: Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Returning Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily barred the Trump administration from enforcing its “Remain in Mexico” policy, which returns asylum-seekers back to Mexico while they await a hearing.

Fox News Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Media’s Obsession with Fox News

Fox News Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Media’s Obsession with Fox News

When we pull back the curtain, the evidence that Fox News, and Rupert Murdoch, created and sustained our current political moment, appears far more circumstantial.

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Truth is the best antidote to hatred. Not my truth and your truth, but the conviction that it is possible for both of us to reach agreement on the truth of things with reason, evidence and dialogue.

How America’s Gun Culture Cultivates Civic Virtue

How America’s Gun Culture Cultivates Civic Virtue

Owning and shooting a gun promotes self-reliance, personal responsibility, and community.

The Age of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

The Age of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

Young men need authority structures to belong to, and in lieu of that, some are turning to hate.  

Trump Has Four Options to Address Border Crisis

Trump Has Four Options to Address Border Crisis

Let’s face it, our southern border is a hot mess. At least the administration is trying to do something about it. The alternative is amnesty and open borders. 

Two and Two Now Equal Five

Two and Two Now Equal Five

The future is neither 1984 nor Brave New World. It’s a mix of both.

How PC Humor Signals an Anxious Society

How PC Humor Signals an Anxious Society

Why is it we can no longer laugh at ourselves, our neighbors, and our respective quirks?

The Startling Price Tag of Paid Family Leave

The Startling Price Tag of Paid Family Leave

It seems likely the FAMILY Act will cost substantially more than advocates claim...

How the Elite's Disdain for the Working Class Could Become Their Undoing

How the Elite's Disdain for the Working Class Could Become Their Undoing

Over the last few generations, America’s elites have stood in the way of the working class’s pursuit of the American dream by devising, and then tenaciously defending, policies that actually impede upward economic mobility.

 The Washington Post Grossly Understates the Crime Rate of Illegal Immigrants

The Washington Post Grossly Understates the Crime Rate of Illegal Immigrants

By using a patent falsehood and disregarding key facts, the Post paints a picture of illegal immigration and crime that is diametrically opposed to reality.

White Privilege: A Thing of the Past?

White Privilege: A Thing of the Past?

Those who smear an entire part of the population with the label “white privilege” paint with far too broad a brush.

Is Seattle Dying?

Is Seattle Dying?

A local news documentary about Seattle’s rampant homelessness and drug-abuse crisis has touched a nerve with the city’s residents.

Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Zizek Are Going to Debate Marxism and Capitalism. What Should We Expect?

Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Zizek Are Going to Debate Marxism and Capitalism. What Should We Expect?

Jordan Peterson and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek will debate “Happiness: Capitalism vs. Marxism" in April.

You've Just Been Called a Bigot. Now What?

You've Just Been Called a Bigot. Now What?

Don’t fool yourself. Everyone is a potential target. Anyone can be called out.

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