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Is Football Becoming Too Nice?

Is Football Becoming Too Nice?

Football's reputation is worse than the reality. 

The Reason We Love The Nutcracker

The Reason We Love The Nutcracker

Many people this holiday season will experience the joy of attending a local performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

Why readers assume something as complicated as a heart transplant could possibly be “free” is anyone’s guess.

The ’60s Radicals Won the Culture War

The ’60s Radicals Won the Culture War

Unfortunately, the wounds of the '60s have not healed with the graying of the 1968 generation.

Are White Women Dupes?

Are White Women Dupes?

Katie, Alice, and Lisa are strong and independent feminists. They also love their husbands, daughters, and sons, and take pride in what they do as mothers, wives, and women.

A Case for Dropping out of College

A Case for Dropping out of College

Samuel Knoche thinks that he can get a good a college education on YouTube for free. He is probably right about the education part. But there are more reasons to go to college.  

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-schools, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.

 

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

She has conceded the essence of the rightist—and, by the way, centrist—critique of the open-borders approach to immigration.

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

It was a boom year for the Post Office... but it also spent about $3.9 billion more than it took in.

Actress Mourns the Death of Compliments at Work

Actress Mourns the Death of Compliments at Work

Equality sometimes comes at great cost.

Three Things a Woman Should Never Do on a First Date

Three Things a Woman Should Never Do on a First Date

This is the 21st century, and we all know that men and women are supposed to be equal. But how does that translate on the dating scene?

The Wasting of Time and Human Happiness

The Wasting of Time and Human Happiness

We are depriving ourselves of what Josef Pieper calls leisure.... Those with leisurely souls are receptive to the beauty of the world around them and full of wonder about its causes.

A Transit of Common Sense

A Transit of Common Sense

Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

If your aunt calls you up this week spouting claims of mass deaths, global food shortages, economic destruction, and national security risks resulting from climate change, here’s what you need to know about this report.

A 1944 Warning About Genetically Edited Babies

A 1944 Warning About Genetically Edited Babies

Genetically-edited babies are officially a thing. 

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.

The Costs of Presidential Candor

The Costs of Presidential Candor

Most politicians equivocate. Donald Trump does not.

The Real Reason for the Uber Gender Gap

The Real Reason for the Uber Gender Gap

Women aren't stupid...

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Why Do Black Friday Shoppers Throw Punches Over Bargains?

Many people chalk it up to bad behavior. But marketers like me have a term to describe one feeling that contributes to it: psychological ownership.

High School Boys Pose with Nazi Salute... but the Problem is Not Racism
What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

The Hidden Messages in the Wizard of Oz

In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.  

The Secrets of a Longer Life

The Secrets of a Longer Life

It's common sense really.

The Gifts of Gratitude

The Gifts of Gratitude

Gratitude helps us see that everything is a miracle.

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free

A look at how economic freedom affects the income of the poor.

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Companies are forever wanting to do “team-building,” but everything about the woke workplace compels those with any common sense to consider everyone around them a potential threat.

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