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The PC Police Go After Hand-Clapping

The PC Police Go After Hand-Clapping

"Jazz hands" are the new, more inclusive form of applause for students at the University of Manchester.

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

Are we actually more bigoted and discriminatory toward children when we refuse to promote the traditional two-parent family?

Age of Rage: Five Possible Reasons for Our Current Madness

Age of Rage: Five Possible Reasons for Our Current Madness

How did we arrive at a point in our history where gangs of hecklers chase politicians from restaurants, where senate hearings have lost all decorum, where family members and friends part ways over politics?

The History Russians and Communists Want Us to Forget

The History Russians and Communists Want Us to Forget

The Soviet Union did not free the world of tyranny in World War II. It merely helped defeat one evil while ruthlessly attempting to supplant it with another one.

Is Amazon’s Minimum Wage Move a Political Ploy?

Is Amazon’s Minimum Wage Move a Political Ploy?

Amazon made headlines after it announced it would raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move that will impact more than 350,000 of its U.S. employees beginning November 1st. 

How Should We Judge People For Their Past Moral Failings?

How Should We Judge People For Their Past Moral Failings?

The recent allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have further divided the nation. One of the main questions is about moral responsibility for actions long since passed.

Why Are Feminists Secretly Attracted to Chivalrous Men?

Why Are Feminists Secretly Attracted to Chivalrous Men?

Being a gentleman is politically incorrect... but are feminists ignoring this?

Obama’s Anti-Discipline Policies Set Our Students Up for Failure

Obama’s Anti-Discipline Policies Set Our Students Up for Failure

Is there any reason whatsoever for adults to tolerate this kind of behavior from our young people?

The One Question You Can Ask to Uncover a President’s Economic Principles

The One Question You Can Ask to Uncover a President’s Economic Principles

What is the economic problem that society faces, and how will you help solve it?

Should the Stupidity of Youth Be Used Against Us?

Should the Stupidity of Youth Be Used Against Us?

Flip that switch and shoot across time and space to revisit that sixteen-year-old whose face you used to see in your mirror.

Unboxing Amazon’s New $15 per Hour Minimum Wage

Unboxing Amazon’s New $15 per Hour Minimum Wage

Many people assume that to raise wages, big companies must be dragged along by government policy. Amazon’s eye-opening announcement yesterday suggests otherwise.

Would the US be Happy Doing Things the ‘Swedish Way’?

Would the US be Happy Doing Things the ‘Swedish Way’?

Sweden has traditionally been portrayed in the US political debate as the epitome of democratic socialism... but would such a system work here?

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

It isn't just about "happily ever after." It's about community, and the lack of it is tearing our marriages apart.

A Tale of Two Countries

A Tale of Two Countries

History has seen the rancor of the Kavanaugh hearings before.

How the Myth of the 'Robber Barons' Began—and Why It Persists

How the Myth of the 'Robber Barons' Began—and Why It Persists

The widely-accepted "history" of America's Gilded Age was grossly inaccurate, but it told a compelling story that many fell for hook, line, and sinker.

Why Lying in Bed Can Be a Good Thing

Why Lying in Bed Can Be a Good Thing

Should emerging from bed at the same early hour every morning be elevated to an ideal?

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

America wasn’t founded as a democracy to be run by voters acting on their feelings and opinions.

C.S Lewis Explains the Best Way to Handle Change

C.S Lewis Explains the Best Way to Handle Change

Change is awesome, but transition is terrifying, and sometimes changing your state in life (even to the slightest degree) feels as dramatic and painful as trying to saw your arm off.

How The Media Encourages – And Sustains – Political Warfare

How The Media Encourages – And Sustains – Political Warfare

Are news organizations and consumers as much to blame as the President when it comes to the political war of words?

Prosecution of Woman Who Rescued Animals Amid NC Hurricane Shows No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Prosecution of Woman Who Rescued Animals Amid NC Hurricane Shows No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

One might expect heartwarming stories of the animals Hedges helped, or perhaps her nomination for an animal caretaker “hero award.” Instead, Hedges was arrested on 12 counts of practicing veterinary medicine without a license.

Epitaph for a Dying Culture

Epitaph for a Dying Culture

The Kavanaugh confirmation hearings and their endless sequelae have ended up as an epitaph for a spent culture for which its remedies are felt to be worse than its diseases. 

Doxing: The Dangers of Cyber-Tribe Hunting

Doxing: The Dangers of Cyber-Tribe Hunting

Grotesque jokes on Facebook about a fatal accident in Holland resulted in a cyber witch-hunt for the offending joksters. Is it dangerous that people are increasingly finding their identities in online tribes?

Your First Job: Real Costs of the Minimum Wage

Your First Job: Real Costs of the Minimum Wage

With midterm elections approaching, ideological battlegrounds are being staked out — and few carry greater promise of enticing voters than minimum wage policy.

Are We on the Verge of Civil War?

Are We on the Verge of Civil War?

Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps.

It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of the Civil War, rather than in 2018, during the greatest age of affluence, leisure and freedom in the history of civilization.

Why Atheists Are Not as Rational as Some Like to Think

Why Atheists Are Not as Rational as Some Like to Think

The problem that any rational thinker needs to tackle is that the science increasingly shows that atheists are no more rational than theists.

Five Things I Noticed About America After Living Abroad

Five Things I Noticed About America After Living Abroad

Since I’ve been abroad so long, I’m looking at my homeland through the eyes of a foreigner. Here are five things that jumped out at me right away.

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?

Cosby, Kavanaugh, and the Necessity of Evidence

Cosby, Kavanaugh, and the Necessity of Evidence

It’s simple: Men shouldn’t automatically be believed for making an accusation against someone, and nor should women.

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