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Progressives Want to Recycle Some of History’s Worst Ideas

Progressives Want to Recycle Some of History’s Worst Ideas

What we now consider stupid and dangerous ideas of the past, progressives see as useful in the present.

William Shatner Defended Laura Ingalls Wilder on Twitter. Now He's Being Accused of Racism.

William Shatner Defended Laura Ingalls Wilder on Twitter. Now He's Being Accused of Racism.

The decision to rename the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award didn’t sit well with former Stark Trek actor William Shatner. And now he's being called a racist. 

The Frightening Internal Logic of the Far Left’s Calls for Political Violence

The Frightening Internal Logic of the Far Left’s Calls for Political Violence

This is how holy wars start. Each side becomes so convinced that their opponents are the embodiment of evil, that violence against them not only becomes morally permissible, but morally imperative, and anyone who refuses to help becomes complicit with the armies of darkness.

Just 18% of Universities Require Students to Take an American History Course to Graduate

Just 18% of Universities Require Students to Take an American History Course to Graduate

As Americans celebrate the 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect on just how little college students know...

Mexico Begins Its Own Trek to Hell

Mexico Begins Its Own Trek to Hell

There is no doubt that Mexico is going to experience a big transformation after December 2018.

Les Miserables: What Permit Patty's Outburst Can Teach Us About Mercy

Les Miserables: What Permit Patty's Outburst Can Teach Us About Mercy

For the unlucky few who win the internet lottery, misdeeds become fodder for public judgement. Did the severity of the crime match the severity of the punishment? 

Calvin Coolidge Achieved Economic Excellence without Sacrificing Freedom

Calvin Coolidge Achieved Economic Excellence without Sacrificing Freedom

On July 4th, Americans celebrate our freedoms. Unfortunately, we all but ignore the only President born on Independence Day—Calvin Coolidge, who, though denigrated by historians, produced remarkable results without sacrificing them

Portland: A Preview of Civil War?

Portland: A Preview of Civil War?

As we get closer to the mid-term election in November, we can expect the violence to escalate.

How Early America Overcame Unrest and Cultural Diversity
How Democracies Become Tyrannical

How Democracies Become Tyrannical

While democracy historically was part of the great movement for human liberty, majorities potentially could be as dictatorial and dangerous as the most ruthless and oppressive kings and princes of the past.

Can Americans Remember the Virtue of Independence (and the Corrosiveness of Dependence)?

Can Americans Remember the Virtue of Independence (and the Corrosiveness of Dependence)?

The latest data places the United States as only the 18th freest country in the world. Do we lack a freedom mindset?

Illegal Immigrants Are Far More Likely to Commit Serious Crimes Than the U.S. Public

Illegal Immigrants Are Far More Likely to Commit Serious Crimes Than the U.S. Public

Data from the Obama administration Census Bureau and Department of Justice proves that illegal immigrants are far more likely to commit serious crimes than the U.S. population

We Went to a Families Belong Together Protest. Here Are 6 Things We Saw.

We Went to a Families Belong Together Protest. Here Are 6 Things We Saw.

Signs included “My family didn’t cross the border, the border crossed my family,” and an adult holding a sign in front of a toddler that read, “Would you put me in a cage?”

YouTube Refuses to Take Down ‘Baby Raping’ Video—As It Cracks Down on Instructional Gun Videos

YouTube Refuses to Take Down ‘Baby Raping’ Video—As It Cracks Down on Instructional Gun Videos

Uproar is growing over a music video created by the artistic duo Simon G & Mr Cool that features the performers singing about raping babies.

Ban Burqas? Don't be Too Hasty

Ban Burqas? Don't be Too Hasty

Could the ban be the first step towards the Netherlands becoming a religiously oppressive nation? 

Why the Dutch 'Burqa Ban' is a Good Thing

Why the Dutch 'Burqa Ban' is a Good Thing

On Tuesday, the Netherlands joined a growing number of European nations to implement a "Burqa Ban." Here's why that's a good thing.

Pope Affirms Freedom of Press While Myanmar Journalists Remain Jailed

Pope Affirms Freedom of Press While Myanmar Journalists Remain Jailed

Freedom of the press is a crucial component to a virtuous, flourishing society, as Pope Francis affirmed on June 20 when he called for greater liberty for the press.

British Physician Accused of 'Shortening the Lives' of Hundreds of Patients Resigns

British Physician Accused of 'Shortening the Lives' of Hundreds of Patients Resigns

A recently released report found an “institutionalized regime” of disregard for human life at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Three Common Ways Governments Misuse Statistics and What You Can Do About It

Three Common Ways Governments Misuse Statistics and What You Can Do About It

While statistics can be valuable, they can be easily misrepresented.

What Lincoln Foresaw Would Occur If Maxine Waters, Others Got Their Way With Mob Justice

What Lincoln Foresaw Would Occur If Maxine Waters, Others Got Their Way With Mob Justice

The constitutional system the Founding Fathers built is strong, but it can’t survive when citizens en masse are ready to come to blows with one another on a semipermanent basis.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union Fees for Government Employees

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union Fees for Government Employees

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that nonunion government workers can’t be forced to pay dues or other fees to support a union.

Can Political Freedom Exist Without Virtue? America's Founders Didn't Think So.

Can Political Freedom Exist Without Virtue? America's Founders Didn't Think So.

The Founders were blissfully free from the modern mythology surrounding government.

Supreme Court Says California Can’t Force Anti-Abortion Centers to Promote Abortion

Supreme Court Says California Can’t Force Anti-Abortion Centers to Promote Abortion

The Reproductive FACT Act, “likely violates the First Amendment” and “unduly burdens protected speech.”

How Trump Can Make a Beautiful, Cage-Free Border Deal

How Trump Can Make a Beautiful, Cage-Free Border Deal

This deal will unite everyone by rewriting the playbook of politics.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Hits the PC Guillotine

Laura Ingalls Wilder Hits the PC Guillotine

If the PC craziness can topple Laura Ingalls Wilder, then it can topple just about anything.

Why ‘Permit Patty’ Called Police on an 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Water

Why ‘Permit Patty’ Called Police on an 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Water

Entrepreneurship among younger generations is declining. We need to rebuild a commercial society.

Why This Immigration Psychodrama Will Also Pass

Why This Immigration Psychodrama Will Also Pass

A month from now the current hysteria over border detainments will be filed away.

Who's Responsible for Separating Alien Children From Their Parents? (Hint: It's Not Trump)

Who's Responsible for Separating Alien Children From Their Parents? (Hint: It's Not Trump)

The Trump administration is simply doing what it is constitutionally charged with doing—enforcing the law.

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