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I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What You Should Know About a New Study on Transgender Suicide.

I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What You Should Know About a New Study on Transgender Suicide.

A new study is out that examines the risk of suicide among transgender teens. The results confirm a long pattern of data.

Survey Reveals Double Standard on Raising Taxes for Public Higher Ed

Survey Reveals Double Standard on Raising Taxes for Public Higher Ed

It's a whole different game when you're asked to open your wallet...

Justice Ginsburg Calls Kavanaugh Hearings a 'Highly Partisan Show'

Justice Ginsburg Calls Kavanaugh Hearings a 'Highly Partisan Show'

She spoke with a nostalgic smirk on her face while recounting her 96-3 confirmation vote.

Colin Kaepernick and Why the NFL is the New WWE

Colin Kaepernick and Why the NFL is the New WWE

Does the NFL actually want the Colin Kaepernick controversy to continue?

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

How old must a girl be to consent to a mastectomy?

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

The results of the study raise serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, government, and the media should grapple with the increasing number of children and teens who self-identify as transgender.

 ‘Treason’ Is Now a Popular Word – Here’s What It Really Means

‘Treason’ Is Now a Popular Word – Here’s What It Really Means

Claims of "treason" from both sides of the aisle show complete ignorance of the term's meaning.

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.

Three Ways the U.S. has Changed Since 9/11

Three Ways the U.S. has Changed Since 9/11

Seventeen years after Pearl Harbor the United States presided over a stable world order and a robust, growing economy.  Seventeen years after 9/11, the United States looks weaker and poorer while the world looks less stable.  

Mark Knight is Our Best Tabloid Cartoonist. Is His Serena Williams Drawing Racist?

Mark Knight is Our Best Tabloid Cartoonist. Is His Serena Williams Drawing Racist?

Is the Mark Knight cartoon of Serena Williams racist? It depends on where you sit.

Who Had the Bright Idea of Transferring Men to Women’s Prisons?

Who Had the Bright Idea of Transferring Men to Women’s Prisons?

Just another day in the brave new world of transgender ideology.

‘The Resistance’ to Trump Fails a Basic Test of Courage

‘The Resistance’ to Trump Fails a Basic Test of Courage

Serious publishers are loath to publish anonymous accusations, although they make exceptions for contributors whose lives may be at risk. But that’s not true here.

Professor: My Students Can't Handle Opposing Political Views Anymore

Professor: My Students Can't Handle Opposing Political Views Anymore

As a college teacher, I try to listen to all points of view, and I want students to feel they can speak up in class to express their own thoughts, and to challenge anything I say in class.

‘First Man’ Omission of the Flag Will Not Rewrite US History

‘First Man’ Omission of the Flag Will Not Rewrite US History

The director and the star of “First Man,” a forthcoming film about Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11, are congratulating themselves for leaving out one of the most dramatic moments in spaceflight.

Is 'Monkey This Up' A Racial Slur?

Is 'Monkey This Up' A Racial Slur?

Activists are calling a gubernatorial candidate racist for using the term “monkey this up.” The press is spreading these charges while failing to reveal that others have used this phrase in the same way: as a synonym for “mess things up.”

If Middle Eastern Nations Are Stabilizing, Then Why Do the Refugees Keep Coming?

If Middle Eastern Nations Are Stabilizing, Then Why Do the Refugees Keep Coming?

Hundreds of thousands ended up in Germany after an invitation from Angela Merkel. But now that ISIS has been defeated and the Syrian civil war is winding down, why are refugees continuing to come?

The In-N-Out Burger Boycott Shows that Under Socialism, Those Who Don’t Obey Won’t Eat

The In-N-Out Burger Boycott Shows that Under Socialism, Those Who Don’t Obey Won’t Eat

What kind of twisted mindset demands obedience from others? A mindset that loves power.

Mayor Suggests Fine-Free Libraries So ‘Everyone Can Afford to Check Out a Book’

Mayor Suggests Fine-Free Libraries So ‘Everyone Can Afford to Check Out a Book’

Isn't that the whole point of libraries in the first place?

 J.D. Martinez’s Second Amendment Stance Isn’t Controversial. It’s Patriotic.

J.D. Martinez’s Second Amendment Stance Isn’t Controversial. It’s Patriotic.

Why should an athlete be subjected to warnings from his team’s president—or a nonsensical controversy ginned up by reporters—for showing appreciation of an enduring American value?

Facebook Flags, Censors NPR Report on Inflated Government School Shooting Statistics

Facebook Flags, Censors NPR Report on Inflated Government School Shooting Statistics

Facebook has the right to censor whoever they want, but this kind of clumsy, partisan censorship practice is just begging for government intervention.

Why High Voter Participation is Overrated

Why High Voter Participation is Overrated

Is it time to stop making people feel guilty for not going to the polls?

Will Downton Abbey’s Gender Problem Be Solved in the 21st Century?

Will Downton Abbey’s Gender Problem Be Solved in the 21st Century?

A British aristocrat has daughters but no sons, thus his title and estate must pass to a distant male relative. It’s the classic plot device in many famous stories – ranging from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to the TV show Downton Abbey.

Undermining the Independence of the Fed is a Terrible Idea

Undermining the Independence of the Fed is a Terrible Idea

In a recent Reuters interview, Trump outspokenly criticized Jerome Powell, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, for “raising interest rates.”

Existing Law Didn’t Protect Victims From the Jacksonville Shooter. It Left Them Defenseless.

Existing Law Didn’t Protect Victims From the Jacksonville Shooter. It Left Them Defenseless.

This past weekend, a competitor at a video game competition in Jacksonville, Florida, allegedly opened fire on fellow gamers, killing two and wounding 10 before taking his own life.

MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech Is Coming True, His Niece Says

MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech Is Coming True, His Niece Says

The time is ripe, she said, for America to embrace the values that her uncle fought and prayed for.

Keith Ellison Abuse Allegations: #BelieveAllWomen . . . When it's Convenient.

Keith Ellison Abuse Allegations: #BelieveAllWomen . . . When it's Convenient.

The charges that Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison abused his girlfriend have shined a light on the difficulties of the "MeToo" movement.  

7 Things I'd Do if I Wanted to Keep Poor People Poor

7 Things I'd Do if I Wanted to Keep Poor People Poor

If I wanted to keep poor people poor, there are several government policies I would favor. Let's count them down.

Why the Sudden Frenzy Against Plastic Straws?

Why the Sudden Frenzy Against Plastic Straws?

Plastic straws are now in the cross hairs of various levels of government. What leads to this American political culture of bans, restrictions and controls from above?

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