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Math Explains Why the Democrats May Have Trouble Picking a Candidate

Math Explains Why the Democrats May Have Trouble Picking a Candidate

With 24 candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, many Americans are wondering how the party will settle on the best candidate.

Why Board Games Are Booming in the Digital Age

Why Board Games Are Booming in the Digital Age

Despite massive disruption by online- and mobile-based gaming, many consumers seem to still enjoy the face-to-face interaction and experience of tabletop games.

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

According to a new Pew poll, a whopping 85 percent of Americans believe political debate has grown more negative.

Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

Most people have no idea how to incorporate logic into everyday argumentation.

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

“No one in the state of Connecticut is happy about this, but no one has enough courage to speak up,” Selina Soule said during an interview.

The Entrepreneur Who Became a Billionaire After Being Rejected by Facebook

The Entrepreneur Who Became a Billionaire After Being Rejected by Facebook

Jan Koun's teenage self-education took place in the 1990s, before knowledge and information were so widely available and easily accessible. 

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?

Paul McCartney: A Real Goldie Oldie

Paul McCartney: A Real Goldie Oldie

He may be 77, but Paul McCartney hasn’t stopped making good music or touring all over world.

Four Things We Can Learn From the Amish About Technology

Four Things We Can Learn From the Amish About Technology

We all love our tech gadgets. But are the Amish on to something?

Frozen’s Propaganda Gets Thawed

Frozen’s Propaganda Gets Thawed

Is Elsa from Disney’s animated film “Frozen” a closet lesbian? Many speculate she is, and supporters of an LGBT princess think there are many signs backing these speculations.

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

The key to raising resilient children is avoiding common unhealthy parenting practices.

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. 

Don't Go to College

Don't Go to College

Who needs the degree? Skip the debt and learn a trade.

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?

How a Backflipping Terrier Got Me Reading

How a Backflipping Terrier Got Me Reading

Amazingly, watching a dog act out the plot of classic novels doesn’t veer too far into the absurd.

‘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?

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

When schools treat fathers like they don’t exist, it’s not serving students well.

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

The ideal arrangement for children is that they live with both biological parents 24/7, because no one else has the same vested interest in their health, well-being, and success. 

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.”

 

Control vs. Controlling: The Difference Parents Need to Understand

Control vs. Controlling: The Difference Parents Need to Understand

A new study links anxiety in children with controlling parents.

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