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Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Carlson right to argue that the free market can be destructive to the family?

Why Politics Divides People

Why Politics Divides People

As electoral competition heats up this year, we will see politicians decrying opponents' negative attacks at the same time they are launching their own negative attacks.  That inconsistency will be maddening.

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Although many, including President Teddy Roosevelt, saw eugenics as a social good, G. K. Chesterton was not among them.

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Who are the real misogynists in today’s culture?

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

No wonder beards are making comeback.

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black children are, in fact, 10 times more likely to die of gun violence than white children. Furthermore, in most gun homicides of black children, the assailant was also black.

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Each building has a voice, and each city, town, or village is merely a collection of those voices. 

Denmark to American Politicians: We’re Not Socialist

Denmark to American Politicians: We’re Not Socialist

A new report notes that, by some measures, Denmark and the Nordic “socialist” countries have more economic freedom than the United States.

Why the Gillette Ad Has Been Misjudged and Deserves a Second Look

Why the Gillette Ad Has Been Misjudged and Deserves a Second Look

Society doesn’t need men to stop being men. It needs men to start being better men.

Discovering How to Make Peace with Ourselves After Moral Failure

Discovering How to Make Peace with Ourselves After Moral Failure

You are a good person who abides by a moral code. Then, for whatever reason, you break that code. What now?

Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump

Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump

When Trump caught so many political commentators off guard, we looked for an explanation amid the closing factories, but we should have been looking for the closing churches.

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

Help your children establish a sense of responsibility surrounding planning, caring for, and harvesting their own gardens.

Why California’s 6-Month Paid Leave Program is Not as Popular as You Think

Why California’s 6-Month Paid Leave Program is Not as Popular as You Think

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a new plan to offer 6-months of paid family leave, but the program isn't as popular as you might think.

How To Talk to Someone Who Wants To Put You In A Gulag

How To Talk to Someone Who Wants To Put You In A Gulag

It can be done, despite today's discourse of guillotine references and helicopter memes.

The Man Who Created the German Economic Miracle

The Man Who Created the German Economic Miracle

With the post-war German economy in ruins, a little-known economist named Ludwig Erhard suggested a bold kick start:  replace the old currency with the Deutsche Mark and lift all economic controls.   It worked.  The German economy boomed.  

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

The worst example of how little things have changed is the movie I, Tonya.

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.

A History Lesson on the Shifting Political Stances on Illegal Immigration

A History Lesson on the Shifting Political Stances on Illegal Immigration

"Border control is a federal responsibility," says... Dianne Feinstein?

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Descartes said that reading good books is like engaging with the most cultivated minds of the past.

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is

Millennials: A Lost Generation Without the Booze and Jazz

Millennials: A Lost Generation Without the Booze and Jazz

They entered an economy ravaged by their parents,  Now they must regroup, persist and somehow prevail.  

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

Why don’t our politicians and others begin a campaign to "revalorize fathers and men?" Such a campaign would cost little money but might bring great gains in nearly all parts of our society.

Three Tips for Talking to Your Spouse about Finances

Three Tips for Talking to Your Spouse about Finances

As you plan for your future together, couples should talk about money decisions as "we, us, our." Language matters.

Meat-eating Made Homo Sapiens Brainy and Brawny

Meat-eating Made Homo Sapiens Brainy and Brawny

Red Meat is good for you.  It made the human race. 

Homer's Advice for Husbands and Wives

Homer's Advice for Husbands and Wives

Homer writes about honor, war, politics and love.  His portrait of the marriages of Hector and Andromache as well as  Odysseus and Penelope provides good advice for successful relationships. 

Trump May Be Down, but He Shouldn't Be Counted Out.

Trump May Be Down, but He Shouldn't Be Counted Out.

Even unpopular presidents have a way of getting reelected.

Why Steve Jobs, not Bill Gates, Was the True Education Visionary

Why Steve Jobs, not Bill Gates, Was the True Education Visionary

Apple’s visionary motto of “Think Different” challenges the status quo, while Microsoft’s “Empowering Us All” may just capture the next incremental change on a well-trodden path.

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