Politics

‘This is What Police States Do’

‘This is What Police States Do’

We shouldn't mourn Michael Flynn, but his ouster at the hands of anonymous government spies is a cause of grave concern.  

Tariffs: Are They Really That Bad?

Tariffs: Are They Really That Bad?

Fears that selective use of tariffs will start a trade war seem overblown and belie the historical evidence. 

Is it Logical to Say that Health Care is a ‘Right’?

Is it Logical to Say that Health Care is a ‘Right’?

In last week's debate on Obamacare, Bernie Sanders challenged Ted Cruz to say that health care was a “right.”

Are Senators Who Attended Elite Schools Blind to the Plight of American Parents?
Coming Apart: The Real Civil War is in the Democratic Party

Coming Apart: The Real Civil War is in the Democratic Party

The Democrats are facing their own civil war, and neither side has electoral success to commend it.

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

Why Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don't

A few years ago, I bought some fresh eggs from a friend who owned chickens. They were wonderful.

Gender-Affirming Bathroom Policies ‘Quackery,’ Medical Experts Say

Gender-Affirming Bathroom Policies ‘Quackery,’ Medical Experts Say

Medical experts speak out against supporting transitions for transgender children.

Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’: A Handbook for Totalitarians or a Guide for Thwarting Tyrants?

Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’: A Handbook for Totalitarians or a Guide for Thwarting Tyrants?

By revealing the cruel intentions of would-be oppressors, The Prince unlocks the secret to overthrowing a tyrannical leader.

Tennessee Admits One Third of High School Grads Didn’t Complete Their Coursework

Tennessee Admits One Third of High School Grads Didn’t Complete Their Coursework

Such a discovery is alarming, but it’s even more disturbing to hear where these deficiencies occur, namely, history and foreign language....

Slavoj Zizek: Don't Mock Trump, Propose an Actual Vision

Slavoj Zizek: Don't Mock Trump, Propose an Actual Vision

Slavoj Zizek issued a stern warning about the potential consequences of their “mocking” of Trump without offering a positive vision.

Federal Spending Grew Far Less Under Obama Than Under Bush

Federal Spending Grew Far Less Under Obama Than Under Bush

We have the charts to prove it.

Wikipedia Bans Daily Mail as Source

Wikipedia Bans Daily Mail as Source

The ban comes days after the British paper published a story in which a whistleblower alleged a federal agency manipulated climate data. 

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news".

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

College officials who cave to demands to cancel controversial speakers do a disservice to their student bodies.

 

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

Most people know by now that campuses are fortresses of leftist groupthink. Less well known is  how extreme these views really are.

Trump is Still OK With Cops Taking Your Sh*t

Trump is Still OK With Cops Taking Your Sh*t

Trump threatened to "destroy the career" of a libertarian-leaning Texas legislator for her outspoken opposition to civil asset forfeiture.

Mother of 3 Rips Franken for Elitist Comments on Education

Mother of 3 Rips Franken for Elitist Comments on Education

'Sir, I have a bit of a bone to pick with you about your recent comments during the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos..."

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Claims that crime and murder rates are at historic highs run counter to the facts.

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture contributes to a downward spiral of retaliation into barbarism.

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

It’s often said that America’s education system hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. But one change might be contributing to academic decline.

DeVos Confirmed: Everything They Said about Her Is False

DeVos Confirmed: Everything They Said about Her Is False

Those who have been vocal against DeVos are often guilty of the same charges they level at her.

Reagan Biographer: Trump is Last Hope of Reaganism

Reagan Biographer: Trump is Last Hope of Reaganism

The author of an upcoming biography on Reagan suggests the 40th president was not as anti-statist as Republicans like to remember.

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

How can we expect the next generation to run the country if their teachers don't even know how it works?

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

James Fenimore Cooper's 1838 civics primer might come in handy in the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings.

Liberals Have Become the New Confederates

Liberals Have Become the New Confederates

The country will either become more like the South of today or the country will be lost.

What the Teleprompter Tells Us About Truth, Trump and Speech

What the Teleprompter Tells Us About Truth, Trump and Speech

Cracks have appeared in the teleprompter paradigm. It’s at risk from growing distrust of intermediaries, filters, reputable third-parties of all kinds.

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

My student, the color drained from his face, explained that a blood feud had just begun that would continue for generations.

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

It has to do with the great irony between the words and actions of the Democrat party.

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