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The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

The Horrors of Modern Public Opinion

There are a variety of lessons to be drawn from how the Allied governments conducted themselves during World War II. Some of those messages may be more in tune with our current political climate than we care to admit.

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids participating in Utah's Children’s Entrepreneur Market are being ordered by government officials to pay sales tax on their small businesses. But one activist says children are exempt from such taxes.

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

It’s that time of year and that time of life.

What Will and Kate Teach Us About Earning Respect

What Will and Kate Teach Us About Earning Respect

Perhaps we would do well to follow their example.

Airport’s Ban on Plastic Water Bottles a Flight of Fancy

Airport’s Ban on Plastic Water Bottles a Flight of Fancy

"You can't make this stuff up."

50 Years Later, the Spirit of ’69 Feels Like a Hangover

50 Years Later, the Spirit of ’69 Feels Like a Hangover

What remains of 1969? One might recall some of Fonda’s last words in Easy Rider, “We blew it,” and think of them as an epitaph for an era as well as a film.

Solar Roads: Another Government-Funded Energy Failure

Solar Roads: Another Government-Funded Energy Failure

From solar roads to Solyndra to the ATVM program, government-backed technological endeavors are a dumpster fire of misplaced optimism and systematically skewed incentives.

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': Remembering a Culture War That Never Happened

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is about a moment when something big happened, and historical trajectory shifted. Except, in the film, the moment is stopped from happening.

Politicians Don't Seem to Laugh at Themselves as Much Anymore

Politicians Don't Seem to Laugh at Themselves as Much Anymore

It is unclear exactly why this has become something of a lost art.

Politics By Infomercial

Politics By Infomercial

Everything has a trade-off, no matter what 1-800 number politician is on the line.

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Did Slavery Make America Richer?

Not exactly.

Can We Have Free-Range Kids While Their Mothers Are Wage Slaves?

Can We Have Free-Range Kids While Their Mothers Are Wage Slaves?

Neighbourhoods full of young mothers and their children were a great support system for all concerned until Betty Friedan and the sisterhood convinced them that they were on a fast track to suburban neurosis and needed to get meaningful work.

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

Day by day the protesters reflect a greater cross section of the island, which is making China more desperate to put them down.

Advice for Presidential Candidates From Bastiat

Advice for Presidential Candidates From Bastiat

I’d almost give my firstborn to see Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, and the others enrolled in a “Bastiat for Beginners” course.

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Queen Victoria, so the story goes, sometimes resorted to the royal “we.” “We are not amused,” she might remark.

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

The Tiny House movement, as it is commonly referred to, is gaining unprecedented traction in the United States and abroad.

Australian Doctors to Investigate Transgender Treatments for Kids
Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

When faced with a challenge, most of us have received advice to “just be yourself.” Those offering advice have good intentions, but are rather misled.

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

The New York Police Department received a total of 2,916 detainer requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement between July 1, 2018, and June 30 of this year, according to data first obtained by the New York Daily News. Despite the high volume of requests during that time period, every single one was ignored by the NYPD.

Open Borders?  The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Open Borders? The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Those who argue against Trump's immigration policies by looking abroad are in serious error.

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

“History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.

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