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It is one of the Constitutionâ€™s accidentally great procedural features for deterring the concentration of political power.
Harry and Meghan are leaving the British Royal family at the end of the month, but they still aren't being honest about why they're really leaving.
Jim Lehrer was the master of controlling candidates, and his humble attitude made sure the focus stayed on the politicians, not the moderator.
The outsourcing of American pharmaceutical production, coupled with porous borders, has left America vulnerable to disease outbreaks from around the world.
From the coasts to the Midwest, schools are continuing to try to replace parents, sometimes by way of outright deception.
New York's production of hand sanitizer doesn't solve the economic problem that over consumption during emergencies really hurts people in need.
The responsibility for preventing the spread of the coronavirus falls much more on local governments than you might think.
Have Americans developed cultures too different from each other to maintain the stability of the United States' political boundaries?
Voters are constantly concerned about the electability of candidates, but everyone views their preferred candidate with rose colored glasses.
Tulsi Gabbard regularly flouts certain aspects of Democratic orthodoxy. That may be harming her campaign, but it also makes her much more interesting.
When every aspect of life is assumed under the label of political action it becomes very hard for people to simply live their lives.
Regardless of whether you think money buying elections is good or bad, the fact of the matter is that you're wrong in your base assumptions.
“This isn’t working with these people here” sounds amusing when spoken by a child, but in the mouths of hateful adults, the words are a deadly poison.
Michael Bloomberg has dropped out of the race for president, but his billions are still in play after he endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.
Joe Biden is now leading the race for the Democratic nomination after leapfrogging Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday.
Does America need more intellectually independent leaders?
Do we really know what socialism is? Would we sign up for it if we did?
Politicians rely on the tools of envy and greed to stir their audiences.
How do we reconcile public health with individual rights? Should the latter be sacrificed to protect the former?
Hidden away in an early chapter of Animal Farm, before the reader has caught even a whiff of Napoleon’s totalitarian ambitions, a single word reveals the moral rot at the core of Communism.
It was not what divided this gaggle of politicians vying for your affection. It was what united them.
Bernie Sanders' candidacy may be more formidable than Republicans expect, just like Donald Trump's candidacy in 2016.
The objective of critical race theory? “Remake society so that the victim class eventually displaces the oppressors and becomes the new ruling class.”
Bernie Sanders' landslide victory in the Nevada caucuses might spell the end of the road for the Democratic party as we know it.
The eminent expert in communicating science botches his explanation.
American socialists want us to believe they are interested in our well-being. The truth is, they are interested first and foremost in power.
Bernie Sanders called Michael Bloomberg's condemnation of communism a "cheap shot" at Wednesday's debate. The Scandinavians Sanders idolizes would disagree.
If Michael Bloomberg wins the presidency in 2020, America could have its first president with a "partner" rather than a wife.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went out of her way to harass the only pro-free-market witness at a hearing on paid family leave.
Democrats and Republicans both hold incorrect stereotypes about both the opposition party, and about their own party.
Promises to do away with the fracking industry show a callous disregard for American workers and their families.
Joe Biden has thus far run a bland and uninspiring campaign, with results to match. How long will he remain in the race?
If the Democratic Party can't pull itself together, we could see a three way race for the presidency between Bloomberg, Sanders, and Trump.
Perhaps there’s still hope for American masculinity.
Social Security is a broken system which taxes us at exorbitant rates and provides negative returns on our "investments."
Despite completing a world-class education at the University of Chicago, for decades, Sanders never developed skills that would allow him to earn a living.
It's become common to say the United States is currently at the height of political and cultural divisions, but such a view reveals a lack of historical knowledge.
With New Hampshire now in the books, it appears as though the standard way of thinking of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries is quickly dissolving.
Federal funding for technical education programs might be about to double, a move which could greatly increase high schoolers' career prospects.
People on both sides of the political spectrum are continually baffled by the continued support of evangelical Christians for President Donald Trump.
Is Michael Bloomberg really "a 5'4" mass of dead energy" or is this a tall tale of President Donald Trump's in the midst of campaign season?
Is there even an upper limit on how high of a minimum wage politicians like Tom Steyer will promise American voters?
Don Lemon says he doesn't "believe in belittling people," but his recent laughing attack live on CNN shows he could use a dose of humility.
The 1619 Project claims that American history marginalizes African-Americans. Evidence suggests otherwise.
Donald Trump's Justice Department is currently investigating Google for possible antitrust violations. Could the tech company's ties to Jared Kushner get this probe shut down?
Politics would be a lot less contentious if we didn't all take ourselves so seriously. We need to learn to laugh.
The biggest division in America is not over party or our views of President Trump, but instead over how we view the soul of America itself.
Civility is a two way street in politics, but more often than not we criticize our opponents' behavior while defending our own.
Career Democrats are poised to dump Biden, the Amtrak amateur, for Mayor Pete, McKinsey’s man in the Midwest. It’s a better fit.
If healthcare is a human right, when did it become so? Healthcare surely couldn't have been a human right before it even existed, right?
Amid all the emotion, here are some fact checks of key parts of the president’s speech.
The contemporary elite class has presided over widespread American decline, brought about in part by the succession of bad ideas they have embraced.
The Associated Press is spouting a lot of easily disproved talking points regarding the Democratic Party's impeachment proceedings against Trump.
Unprincipled politicians are making New York streets and schools unsafe for the people they supposedly represent. Should we be surprised?
The costs of the Iraq War to the U.S. government cut across many different departments, and the bill keeps rising.
The next time you vote, look past the siren song and vote for someone who understands where freedom and liberty really come from.
How is it that social conservatives are able to support a "crass, twice-divorced politican" such as Donald Trump for president?
With Brexit upon us, it's worth looking back at how Great Britain got to this point.
Both the Catholic Church and Central American governments have an economic interest in encouraging illegal immigration to the United States.
After a disappointing result to his 2016 campaign Senator Bernie Sanders seems to be making a comeback. Is he the man to beat in the Democrat primaries?
Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites thrive off of interactions, and they promote conflict to your feeds as a way to drive this traffic.
Most people aren't global citizens, and the elites will do whatever they have to make the ordinary folk conform to their vision.
Thousands of non-citizens are incorrectly registered to vote, and often their self-reporting of this error is the only way states catch these mistakes.
For some reason, Second Amendment protesters are held to a much higher standard than the walking vulgarities of the Women's March are.
Left-wing media pundits are once again trying to smear pro-2nd Amendment protesters as racists, bigots, and white nationalists, among other terrible titles.
The writers of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" just couldn't stop themselves from mischaracterizing conservative activist and author Phyllis Schlafly.
History is repeating itself in the world of crony capitalism as yet another solar plant goes up in smoke, alongside $1 billion in taxpayers' money.
A growing number of voters understand that the impeachment of President Trump is not about wrongdoing.
Soviet history is something every American should learn before it is too late to prevent its repetition here at home.
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.
CNN's cash settlement over Nick Sandmann's defamation suit might just set the standard for the press' legal footing going forward.
The impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Here's everything you need to know about the process going forward.
Many progressives spend so much time bashing the president and criticizing our country that their relationship with America and Americans comes across as loveless.
The media is now going after self-avowed socialist Bernie Sanders, all because he defended himself from Elizabeth Warren's latest attempted smear.
In the midst of the noise of the 2020 elections, we need to stay clear-headed in continuing our pursuit of the American dream.
If there’s no such thing as a free individual, then free speech simply doesn’t exist.
Amazon's Jack Ryan series is full of bald-faced lies about Venezuela's current crisis, as well as taking swipes at President Trump.
New Hampshire legislators may have figured out a way to save the electoral college and preserve the founders' intent.
New York and Florida have similar populations of 20 million and 21 million, respectively. But state and local governments in New York spent twice as much ($348 billion) as governments in Florida ($177 billion).
People who seek to promote themselves with moral grandstanding actually behave worse than the people they're trying to look better than.
States aren't just failing to protect their citizens' private property, in some ways state governments are actively working to steal it away.
It's a lie that Venezuela is not a socialist country. Here's a list of the industries that Hugo Chavez nationalized during his rule.
The Covington High School pro-life students vs. media case is coming to a close, as CNN settles out of court with Nick Sandmann.
The behavior of the politically correct types has hit some new lows, but the light at the end of the politically correct tunnel seems to be getting closer.
Reporters keep claiming that the right is the peddler of fake news. Turns out it's a bipartisan problem.
A man who has to work alongside many other men in a condition where caste or class does not apply will see true democracy in action.
Republicans need to do a better job of definitively standing for conservative principles, or they'll lose more than just the next election.
The summary execution of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq on Friday appears to be completely justifiable, but it's time for America to leave the Middle East.
From Johnson, to Clinton, to Trump, there is a complicated history of which witnesses testify in Senate impeachment trials, and how they are allowed to do so.
If politicians were to actually listen to what the American people hope for in 2020, they might find American is a lot less divided than they think.
Today's events could lead to a hot war with Iran.
Despite the best attempts of left-leaning media sources to say otherwise, 2019 has proven that lawful gun owners are a positive good for America.
Draconian punishments for minor acts and politicized prosecutors have brought faith in the justice system crashing down.
A new California law set to go into effect in the new year is the latest example of misguided legislation hurting the very people it was aimed to “protect” in the Golden State.
Indulging in the Auld Lang Syne cliché is not unique to humans. The spirit world does the same...
Has continuous disrespect for the Constitution lead to the current impeachment and a crisis of American government?
We seek to protect the bodies of human beings while at the same time we often neglect teaching morality and nurturing the spirit.
If politicians continually lie to gain power and stay in control is it not wise to minimize their power?
Allegations that higher-income earners don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes are a mainstay misrepresentation of the political left.
As a friend once explained to me, “I carry a gun because I can’t carry a cop.”
America’s a crazy place these days, Uncle Dan. Hattie says it’s because people have made politics their god.
“This is a national embarrassment.”
The Christianity Today editorial, which takes on Trump on the grounds that he is "morally confused," is itself morally – and logically – confused.
By naming Greta Thunberg, Time is presenting a perfect postmodern archetype. Her story expresses well postmodernity’s rejection of Western Christian civilization.
The Afghanistan Papers could have been the start of redemption, but it's all been subsumed by impeachment and an uninterested public.
After 2020, the census looks set to move quite a few congressional seats out of Republican leaning states and into Democrat leaning states.
Greta Thunberg has made quite the name for herself over the past year or two. Here are some questions it would be nice if to see her answer.
The rhetoric surrounding impeachment is getting way out of hand, on both sides of the aisle. Here are five lowlights from the past few days.
Saturday Night Live took aim at the electoral college recently, claiming that it ensures that the votes of people in some states "don't matter."
House Democrats may have passed articles of impeachment, but they couldn't even get unanimity from their own members.
President Trump's scathing letter to Speaker Pelosi might just find its place in history. Here are five of the letter's best quotes as we race towards impeachment.
People can’t take a joke anymore. Will Larson’s humor still be appreciated, or will he unintentionally poke at the sacred cows of political correctness and mortally offend the nation?
As everyone knows by now, the Senate will, after the formality of most likely a brief trial, vote down the two articles, and that will be that. Or will it?
Approval for impeachment seems to be trending downwards. Notes from America's past reveal the way to get past the circus taking place in D.C.
A new law in New York allows illegal aliens to obtain driver's licenses, and the Department of Homeland Security is being very clear that this is a bad idea.
Angry Corbyn supporters marched in protest against the victorious candidate chanting: “Boris Johnson: Not my Prime Minister.” It didn’t occur to Corbyn supporters that their...
Boris Johnson campaigned for “Leave,” and based his 2019 campaign heavily on the promise to “Get Brexit done.”
Lies, spin, over a trillion dollars wasted, and no strategy. They knew for 18 years and no one said a thing.
Embracing suffering, learning from it, and enduring it, benefits not only those we love, but ourselves as well.
House Democrats made a smart move when they decided to keep the articles of impeachment rather simple.
Now it’s the Salvation Army’s turn.
DHS wants to photograph every international traveler and run it through ID recognition technology. That's a horrible idea.
After a two-month investigation, House Democrats announced Tuesday that they have drafted articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
What came out of this newly released report won’t fully satisfy either side.
There's a surprising leader in the race for most campaign funding from the defense industry, and it isn't even that close.
Several new initiatives at the Department of Homeland Security have drastically cut down on the number of illegal immigrants entering the country.
The minds of those who shoot up schools, who gun down shoppers at WalMart, or who live in a state of daily rage, are not intact.
The very usage of the terms “capitalism” and “socialism” has evolved past the point of clear meaning.
When Chambers rejected the Communist philosophy of faith in man and embraced faith in God, he had what he viewed as his first Christmas.
President Donald Trump believes in America First except when it comes to the Saudi royal family. Then it is Saudi Arabia first.
Groypers might be trying to ask the right questions of the Conservative establishment, but they aren't doing a very good job of it.
No one told Jack LaPant that he could be in violation of the Clean Water Act for farming his own land.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and others may be pushing socialism today, but they're far from the first American politicians to do so.
The first President's humility, faith, and outlook stand in stark contrast to the politicians of our time.
With Republicans and Democrats continuing to escalate their political rhetoric, it's time to take a look back at what Marx had to say about his opponents' suggestions.
There is something very, very wrong when the government starts creating incentives that push moms out of the home and into the workforce when they don’t want to be there.
It's not student loan debt, or non-family-friendly employment policies.
What do women want? It's complicated.
You may tell a toddler, “You can’t go there.” But you may not tell an illegal trespasser, “Hey, turn back. You can’t come into the U.S. at whim.”
The first few years of the Plymouth colony saw starvation and other hardships, but one big change in how property was administered quickly fixed that.
Socialized medicine can be deadly.
Stupidity continues to swirl in society with increasing vigor. The important thing is whether each of us will allow ourselves to be dragged along with it.
Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion.
The Malthusian doomsday prediction has been spectacularly wrong, and yet still popular, for more than 200 years. How many people have to die to satisfy today's alarmists?
Just last week, the citizens of Los Angeles awoke to find these posters plastered on bus stops and public benches.
Do you know the origins of George Orwell's 'Thought Police'? They are unfortunately real, and alive and well in the 21st century.
The fact that Rolling Stone attempts to cite science to justify porn and villainize self-control shows our lack of consensus on virtue.
Lack of religion doesn’t really affect our quality of life today, does it?
Lifting our neighbors out of poverty may begin with providing structures to provide dignified work.
Transgender issues create problems in defining what it means to be a woman.
The Stasi had a long history of crimes against the East German people, a history which is still being discovered today.
When it comes to selecting a candidate for president, how do you choose?
Is there a balance to be struck between free speech and hate speech limits? Or has Europe already shown us what lies down that path should America follow suit?
Is Bernie wrong about peaceful Swedish socialism?
The public portion of the Donald Trump impeachment hearings are underway. Here's everything you need to know from day one.
Did you know about the effort to undermine the electoral college?
Does expanding the school day serve families?
The impeachment proceedings against President Trump are going to get even messier going forward.
Is truth-telling, or even attempting that arduous task, becoming a vanishingly rare pursuit in America?
Democratic politicians are going after Facebook for allowing "false information in political advertisements." But where does the fact-checking end and the censorship begin?
The Republican Revolution of 1994 swept the GOP and Newt Gingrich into power. Twenty-five years later, lets take a look at what it accomplished.
Why are so many millenials turning to socialism?
There is no question that the fall of the Berlin Wall was a good thing. Several other questions do remain around its history however.
What might the Berlin Wall teach us about PC culture?
Ever wanted to know what a Stasi interrogation facility is really like? With these ten jokes, you'll be sure to have an insider's point of view!
Washington D.C. might be more analogous to Mordor than one might think. Thomas Massie muses on Tolkein, and how power corrupts our politicians.
The lessons of history and human nature should warn us against socialism. Millennials seem to be willfully ignorant of both.
The quote is surprising but revealing.
John Money: creator of 'gender identity,' 'sexual orientation,' and 'gender role.' Responsible for mental turmoil of the Reimer boys.
We so often think about how regulations from the federal government affect our lives. Unfortunately there are many other sources of equally burdensome regulations.
The Violence Policy Center has released a new study which claims concealed-carry permit holders are a "direct threat to public safety."
How long will British royalty, or the British public for that matter, be able to tolerate Meghan Markle's leftist grandstanding from such a position of privilege and power?
When acceptable speech is limited in public schools, kids will be kicked out for nonconformity.
What difference does the size of a child's class make on the quality of their education? And what are the costs associated with changing class sizes?
Kanye and Obama have something in common.
Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility.
The Constitution doesn't require a formal resolution detailing impeachment proceedings. So why did the House vote on one?
A forensic pathologist suggests Epstein was strangled to death.
ISIS is dead, or at least severely wounded. But its ideas are alive.
Political discourse is becoming more trivialized and focused on instant gratification. It's time to return to a slower pace that emphasizes logic and reason.
Reversing his own earlier ruling, a federal judge will allow the Sandmann family to sue The Washington Post for libel.
Seventy percent of millennials say they would likely vote for a socialist. Are cities to blame?
Joseph McCarthy has a longstanding negative reputation as a merciless hunter of Communists, is that reputation deserved?
IVF porn is one of those sordid things that everyone knows about but no one has the stomach to talk about.
Does material luxury remove immaterial problems?
Vice President Mike Pence should ignore Charles Barkley and keep talking about China and its abuses in trade and human rights alike.
From our trust of teenage "experts" to the profanity laden discourse of our "grownups," American culture has gone looking for the fantasy of Neverland.
Here's a great way to teach kids about markets.
It's deeper than care for immigrants or concern for our borders.
With the craziness that seems to surround us now, sometimes all you can do is seek the sanity of a local coffee shop.
Was Donald Trump's description of the impeachment inquiry as "a lynching" as horrible as his opponents are making it seem?
South Park, the NBA, and Blizzard show us that Americans still value freedom.
We're more likely to die in car crashes than by mass shooting. How does this impact the rationality of our fears?
Progressive echo bubble California is moving towards allowing noncitizens to enjoy all the privileges and rights of immigrants who came to the United States and became citizens legally.
The atheistic social experiments are not societies. If we pretend they are, our future is red.
Teenage sensation climate-activist Greta Thunberg talks a big emotionally-fraught game, but her claims aren't backed up by the data.
Chicago unions are fighting to gain members through a show of strength.
UBI, minimum wage, job losses, homelessness, corporations – a lot to consider.
The U.S. National Council on Disabilities is against it.
Our national migraine is $23 trillion. We need to talk with our representatives about the headache, if we want a cure.
With the impeachment inquiry underway in the House of Representatives, what will it look like if the Senate has to take on Trump?
Yale University Professor David Bromwich recalls why President Barack Obama was totally unsuited to win a Nobel Peace Prize.
At most tech companies, women still represent 30 percent of the workforce, and an even lower percentage of technical roles.” What do those women think of a Microsoft associate helping out Jeffrey Epstein?
The media spin is predictable: President Donald Trump has abandoned America’s gallant Kurdish allies to face the prospect of a Turkish invasion alone.
Only 16 percent of women can pass the Army's new Combat Fitness Test compared to 70 percent of men. Is this sexist?
AOC is supporting a bailout of crony capitalism.
A pair of recent surveys suggest that Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation has not undermined public confidence in the Supreme Court.
The most recent protest was staged by climate activists in Great Britain. But their plans didn’t quite work out the way they thought they would.
It has a lot of unchecked power over our elected officials.
Hong Kong protestors and Chinese police cannot break an uneasy peace with violence if they want international support.
The news media and some of our politicians are the chief culprits responsible for our cultural and political civil war.
As the U.S. heads into the 2020 elections, the public must be wary of critics who call for “reforms” to the American electoral process but fail to put our process in a global perspective.
Kamala Harris and other Democrats believe the state has the right to tell you what to eat.
Austrailia: 'Transgender transitions are not justified by biological plausibility or proof of effect, but by the opinion of doctors running clinics.'
It's deeper than the pursuit.
Technical education in high school provides one pathway to meaningful work for men.
Greta needs time to grow.
What happens when impeachment becomes a normal political weapon, rather than an extreme measure to restrain executive abuse?
A few people still know how to laugh at themselves and others.
With no real chance at impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing a shell game she's sure to come out on the losing side of.
The 1619 project distorts America's DNA.
The protests in Hong Kong are showing the cracks of the Sino-British Joint Declaration which was signed 35 years ago to transition the city back to Chinese rule.
President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy talked about many things during their July 25 phone call. Here are a few highlights.
The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?
We bet you didn't know that energy drinks correspond to Marxist class divisions.
While the UAW has a history of successful strikes against General Motors, the circumstances today are much different then they were in the 20th century.
Impeachment is painful, but it safeguards our republic.
In a throwback to the 60s or 70s, Washington D.C. was shut down for a few hours as protestors blocked city streets and interrupted the morning commute.
Half a million Americans are without homes, and 47 percent are in one state: California. Why?
Why do we presume voting requires no testable competence?
Kamala Harris: '100 days to get their act together...if they fail to do it, then I will take executive action.'
Hong Kong: A reminder to Marxists that man is not only material.
Our moral outrage about Dave Chappelle speaks volumes.
The emotional, physical, and intellectual damage wrought by the climate change movement now is coming into clear view. It’s an outcome that should enrage every parent.
If Republicans only drink Dunkin, and Democrats shop at Target, do our separate habits mean separate worlds?
The politicians pushing Medicare for All know how much it will cost, but some of them are just more honest than others about how they'll pay for it.
The numbers are surprising, but they don't lie.
Feminist academic Camille Paglia is notorious for marching to her own beat. Her recent interview in the academic journal Interfaces Brazil/Canada is no exception.
Progressives are adamant we need to eliminate all carbon emissions and go green, but they don't want to use the best tool to accomplish that goal.
The cultural climate out there is weird. Just about every American adult feels it, although we try to go about life as normal, pushing our unease aside.
States keep signing up to give away their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. When did our leaders stop having any knowledge of the Constitution?
Our Constitution guarantees citizens the right to trial by jury.
Marianne Williamson was shocked to find out how mean her fellow Democrats can be. It's time we purged political meanness from both sides of the aisle.
The President's twitter handle has long been a calling card of his political persona. Could it be his downfall as well?
Progressivism has the hallmarks of several historical political movements, and we must examine it in the context of those movements' effects.
Feminists who happen to disagree with some of the transgender movement's goals are being ostracized by the left.
When will we stop the exploitation of minors to score cheap political points with people who are typically shielded from criticism?
Polar bears are back in unprecedented numbers. Why isn't the media talking about this success story?
Will the craziness ever end?
What exactly are American interests? What unifies our foreign policy?
The government's intervention could have killed the light bulb, what will be the next thing it seeks to control?
Are we willing to sacrifice “wokeness” or virtue signaling in order to cut through the haze and tread the path of common sense?
Many Americans are now without a sense of community even in their own home town. We need to refocus on local matters and civic engagement.
The targeted use of immigration by the Chinese government could result in the dilution of the Hong Kongese identity.
Outrage has replaced reason in the debate surrounding biodiversity and poisoned the way we talk about workable solutions.
A lot of human society is based around fossil fuels. What would the consequence be if we eliminated them?
White nationalism is in fact a very specific form of rootlessness, an ideology of alienation.
Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.
It's very easy to find ways to be miserable when all you do is compare yourself to those who are better off than yourself.
A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.
It only takes one day on the outskirts of Munich to realize exactly how misled some critics of the President truly are.
Quit trying to silence those with whom you disagree, deliver some straight up facts and information, and maybe you’ll win back some of the trust Americans once felt toward...
Traditional political ads are giving way to new formats, ones which the president is so far absolutely dominating.
In a state like New York, its self-evident that rural voters don't always control the Electoral College votes of their states.
Minimum wage laws have a long and dirty history in social engineering and eugenics.
Politicians in both parties are rallying around the President as he does what is necessary necessary and takes on China's unfair trade policies.
A doctor who knows explains how government run health care is more expensive, less efficient, and leads to lower quality care.
The history of the 19th Amendment isn't as well known as one would hope. The party that backed women's suffrage the most ardently might surprise some people.
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.
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.
It is unclear exactly why this has become something of a lost art.
Everything has a trade-off, no matter what 1-800 number politician is on the line.
To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.
The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.
It’s about time.
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
Those who argue against Trump's immigration policies by looking abroad are in serious error.
The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.
Biden is not claiming no gun ownership is to be allowed. Instead, he's just saying people don't need guns beyond what's necessary for personal defense.
The main difference between public libraries and public schools is the level of coercion and state power that public schooling wields.
With a new school year upon us, we’d like to offer kids a cheat-sheet on a few basic concepts to navigate today’s troubled political waters.
We should ask these questions calmly, looking for real answers. If we frame them as valid inquiries, if we are seeking truth, we may not change minds, but we just might cause someone to think.
The mood in the wake of dozens of dead in mass shootings is, understandably, to “do something.” But it is precisely the vagueness of this “something” that presents an enormous danger.
In the wake of recent horrific shooting sprees, Donald Trump and other Republicans wishing to appear to “do something” have seized the purported “middle ground”: red flag laws.
A firsthand account of Cultural Marxism in the university setting.
The wave of regretters is coming.
In the absence of reform, expect the Post Office to keep racking up the losses.
The reaction to the news Saturday morning that sex-trafficker-to-the-stars Jeffrey Epstein reportedly had committed suicide while in federal custody was nearly universal: No one was buying the “official” story.
Time will tell if Yang will be successful in expanding the Democratic party platform to include conversations about the America population they seem to have disenfranchised.
There’s nothing crazy about the Epstein conspiracy theory. In fact, it’s banal. But the banal truth must be suppressed at all costs.
This is the way of socialism. Is it time we as Americans start rejecting this way at every opportunity?
It's clear that laws of this magnitude should not be passed as an emotional or political response to an event, even a tragic one.
Evidence is mounting that political ideology is corrupting the liberal arts.
Under no circumstances is it right to shut down speech. What was once a movement about sexual orientation and equal rights has transformed into an ideological crusade that’s shuts down dissent, punishes and shames any person or organization...
As America's gun debate heats up again, perhaps we can learn something from Australia's cat genocide.
Politicians no longer claim to be able to pave the roads and run the jails. They are now fully woke.
In response to the wave of mass killings this year, it’s being shouted at any available political figure.
There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.
All I saw were villains, saying predictable things and unwilling to learn and change.
But it’s sometimes difficult to refrain from chuckling at the absurdities of its most devoted adherents.
For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites.
Every time President Trump raises tariffs, the media clucks that American consumers will pay the price. This hasn’t happened yet, and it won’t happen now.
Changes in law enforcement, less onerous (and less corrupt) governance, and a rethink of how education is brought to young people in the city would be good first steps toward making Baltimore great again.
We must look back at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and say, “Never again.”
California isn’t nicknamed Commiefornia for nothing.
Federal investigators are conducting the investigation “with a view towards bringing federal hate crimes charges … which carry a penalty of death.”
One in ten Americans meet their spouse at work. However, in the mid-1990s, almost twice as many Americans met their spouse at work.
When it comes to Baltimore being a haven of appalling violent crime, Trump's not wrong. Although it has strict gun control laws, Baltimore's homicide rate is comparable to that of El Salvador and Venezuela.
The number of mostly Central American migrants traveling through the country to reach the U.S. dropped from 144,278 in May to 87,648 in June.
Are those who oppose raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour transgressing the Scripture and mocking the Lord God Almighty? One might get that impression from watching Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, when one of the...
What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?
The similarities go beyond politics. Here are five things the American President and the British Prime Minister have in common.
The upcoming book, “Overdoing Democracy,” argues that polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do.
The most interesting Democrat running for president could be felled by a party that cares more about wokeness than war.
Here are four reasons that so many Americans own or want to own a gun.
If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?
Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for...
It wasn’t always this way.
Increasing the minimum wage doesn’t do much good for workers if they end up working far fewer hours than they would like.
Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.
“50 percent of the work is done by the square root of the total number of people who participate in the work.”
Reclaiming our common humanity in the art of classic movie storytelling
Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.
Kathy Zhu has shown that political correctness conquered beauty pageants.
The unconstitutional practice of home equity theft has allowed individuals to be stripped of their property without fair compensation.
Supporters have said a Trump-Johnson relationship could touch off a new partnership akin to that of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.
Until his next hearing on July 31, the media’s focus on the case seems to have diverted to Epstein’s friends and associates in high places.
The results have important implications for reducing racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings.
The Sanders campaign, which has called for a $15 minimum wage since its beginning, now struggles to meet that demand for many of its own workers.
If mass migration advocates were truly concerned about the plight of children, they would reexamine U.S. policies that incentivize foreign nationals to come to the border.
“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”
Over 1.3 million people have RSVP’d as “Going” on Facebook to an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”
In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care...
The minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold).
Will Donald Trump’s recent tweets re-unite Nancy Pelosi with the “Squad” and push the Democrat party further into radical progressivism?
As long as we place ourselves beneath the yoke of “cheap labor” and the “cheap cause” of ideologues, the immigration status quo will continue to hollow out what little remains of our way of life.
Megan Rapinoe could learn a few lessons from Lou Gehrig.
Mass Media, Social Media, and PC culture have created an American social-policing apparatus on par with Chairman Xi Jinping's Social-Credit-Score System.
To fix the political divisions plaguing many college campuses, students must break their silence and re-embrace civil discourse.
Perhaps if the government demanded less (coercively), people would give more voluntarily.
Because of Epstein’s previous convictions as well as his connections to those in high places, this case is already being closely followed.
From the moment Donald Trump raised his right hand and took the oath of office for the presidency, Democrats in Congress, Never-Trumpers, many in the media, and...
There wasn’t a wide gap between what was being discussed at Socialism 2019 and the ideas emerging from a growing segment of the American left.
It’s unclear why the NEA would vote against re-dedicating itself to “increased student learning."
Americans think of Bastille Day as “France’s Fourth of July.” But do these holidays really celebrate the same thing? Hardly.
Are today’s new motorized electric scooters an epidemic terrorizing American cities?
The U.S. national women’s soccer team is good at two things: making divisive political statements and nagging us about not getting paid enough.
“I, Pencil” has persuaded people of the wonders of the free market. Some want it to be destroyed.
When viewed analytically—based on how much money they generate—women in soccer actually make more than men.
The minimum wage was not the only factor Restaurants Unlimited blamed for their impending bankruptcy. The company also cited a pair of soft restaurant openings and a decline in casual dining.
If you aren’t willing to put yourself at risk for beating up some guy taking your picture, then what sort of creature does that make you?
A poll released earlier this month includes a finding that may surprise those who say adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census will result in minority communities not being properly counted.
Saying that you will eliminate over a million jobs held by the poorest people in America is not exactly a winning message. Instead, they frame it as a pay increase. Will Americans be fooled?
Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.
All too often we critique our ancestors without making any effort to get to know them. Unless we attempt to walk in their shoes, however, and see with their eyes, we have nothing but facts and dates by which to...
A higher minimum wage is sold as a way to help millions out of poverty. The reality is that it only benefits a small minority to the cost of everyone else.
The “Five Civilized Tribes” of the southeast also participated in the institution of slavery.
Many embrace liberty and her handmaid, freedom, but disregard or push away the requisite responsibilities these two spirits demand.
The bottom line is that within 16 years, either Social Security recipients will have to take a 20 percent benefits cut, or workers will have to incur a 20 percent payroll tax increase.
Our nation’s birthday is approaching once again, along with the celebrations which have accompanied the holiday for so many years. In recent years, however, Independence Day celebrations are often overshadowed by bickering...
Here are seven highlights from her campaign and time in Congress over the past year.
You’d think Nike would have learned by now to avoid Colin Kaepernick’s advice like the plague.
Four reasons America's architects tolerated slavery in their country's infancy. Were they justified? You decide.
Somewhere along the line, the Republican Party earned itself the moniker of the “Stupid Party.”
Why can’t a knitting circle just be about knitting, friendship, and community anymore?
No amount of colorful displays of political allegiance can hide the reality: None of these people are in a political reeducation camp of their own accord.
People with different political beliefs seem to be drawn to different types of TV entertainment.
Portland and its police may have violated the First Amendment by allowing members of the left-wing group Antifa to physically attack people.
The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program during its next term.
What you need to know from the second round of the first Democratic Debate.
There’s seemingly no end to the populist handouts – nor to the erosion of personal responsibility that comes along with them.
June 28, 1919. On this date, 100 years ago, Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles, her peace settlement for the First World War.
Youthful idealism plays a role, but family and work experience are just as important.
The Supreme Court determined partisan gerrymandering disputes are a political question, not something federal courts should be deciding.
This year the Democratic Party has a paltry few candidates running for president. Twenty-five to be exact.
The Urban Institute recently released a report claiming that in the past fifty years, American higher education has been "transformed" in a rightward direction. Is this true?
A lie you forget becomes a lie you accept.
The United States Soccer Federation denies the pay difference between male and female soccer players is related to sex.
The ban may overlook how and why advertising works.
Every once in a while, a news story pops up that should break our hearts. That, or make us retch.
He wasn't eager to go public about being a millionaire. But he wanted to expose how easily the system could be gamed.
Has the concordat really made a difference, or has it only empowered the Chinese government to make things worse?
Trump has faced pushback when he has tried to keep his antiwar campaign promises.
The new definition of harassment is unconstitutionally over-broad, especially as applied to college campuses.
More than just a magnificent singer, Nat "King" Cole left an indellible mark on America both on and off the stage.
The facts are clear that students, parents, and taxpayers have paid increasingly more for higher education, with dubious results.
Government shouldn’t punish individuals whose only crime was failing to properly navigate a nightmarishly complex web bureaucracy prior to defending their life, liberty, and property.
With 24 candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, many Americans are wondering how the party will settle on the best candidate.
According to a new Pew poll, a whopping 85 percent of Americans believe political debate has grown more negative.
“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.
Is it too much to suggest that passage of the Flag Protection Amendment would help make America great again?
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.
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?
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.
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.
Economists expect this legislation to reduce the construction of rental housing in coming years, making housing shortages worse.
Ironically, Donald Trump, the capitalist, and Che Guevara, the communist, share the same birthday.
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?
Did women win some long-sought freedom from oppression in the male-dominated society of the ancien regime?
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?
Moral of the story: If you’re a white guy named Hank, shut up.
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...
Were you not elected to represent your constituents and to defend American interests?
Donald Trump is the first president to ever be elected while being actively disliked by the majority of Americans.
Lawmakers need to return school meal programs to their original purpose of assisting children in need – and not add more students to waste-prone programs.
Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that the Supreme Court is deeply divided over its most-watched cases.
The rise of socialism is being driven by a shift in civic attitudes.
In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.
Has the Netherlands found the “Achilles heel” of Euthanasia? That’s the question quietly being asked in Dutch medical circles.
This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
There is not a consensus among criminologists, sociologists, and historians that guns are the primary or driving factor behind US homicide rates.
The moon mission is an important anniversary in 2019, but we should also recall Ralph Abernathy’s preceding protest. He was telling our government to look homeward and put Americans first.
As Netflix attempts to strong-arm the state of Georgia, they may want to take time for some self-evaluation.
We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.
We may laugh at Ocasio-Cortez’s boundless hubris, but let’s learn from history.
A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won an NCAA national championship over Memorial Day weekend.
A mindset of “despair springs eternal” can create our destiny. And as more people embrace socialism, the more likely we will no longer live under the blessings of capitalism, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Without government, who would protect us from beach umbrellas?
Your car looks like a box. So does every other car. It’s boring, even shocking when you consider how awesome cars used to look. What’s gone wrong?
Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.
Who is a United States citizen by birth?
Imagine FDR’s New Deal took the Paris Climate Agreement out for drinks, one thing led to another, and — voila — nine months later they had a baby: The Green New Deal.
Modern presidents routinely claim monarchical powers, using the military without proper authority.
Is this unprecedented? The first time America has dealt with collusion? Nope. History clearly shows we’ve been here before.
Once you drill down into the poll, you find out something very different from what the above finding suggests. It turns out that the same people who say they like socialism do not like government.
The perpetual war on history now has the father of our country in its sights.
When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.
Rather than expand the supply of housing, the California legislation is moving to shrink the supply of housing instead.
The College Board will now assign an “adversity score” to SAT test takers, “calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from the student’s high school and neighborhood.”
Individuals should not have to engage in lengthy legal battles to avoid excessive fines and enjoy the liberty to peacefully do as they wish on their own property.
Female empowerment says women can be anything they want to be. But can they?
There’s one question that almost every American voter asks him- or herself when casting their vote for president. Has the incumbent’s – or the incumbent party’s – past performance in office been sufficient to merit another...
If having the highest taxes were a competition, Chicago would be a clear winner.
“Europe is committing suicide.” So it would seem.
How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?
Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.
Let’s allow one survivor of Communism to stand as a witness for the millions of dead around the globe, the neighbors snatched away in the dead of night, the beatings and torture, the theft of property, the erasure of private life, the work...
The garbage disposal has made a contribution to an ancient problem, in a way that is a service to the human population in search of convenience and sanitary living conditions.
The manikin of socialism was identical for the Nazis and Soviets.
Amidst an intense national debate over illegal immigration and crime, major media outlets are reporting on a grisly, high-profile murder while failing to reveal that the killer is an unauthorized immigrant.
Don’t fall for the idea that only conservatives bring religion into politics. Progressives do it too. It’s unavoidable, and it may even be growing.
The facts are clear and unarguable. Most of the nation’s smaller urban and rural counties are not growing and will not grow.
Most of the media feed you a diet of sensationalism, not reality.
How do all-expenses paid trips from the border into the United States for illegals figure into making America great again?
How else other than as children can we view some of those seated in Congress at the present moment?
Is this the end of women’s sports?
For Ricardo Pita, socialism is not just theoretical. He has a message for those who haven't experienced it and think it will improve their country.
The Sanders campaign is currently advertising nearly two dozen job positions on the campaign website.
For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has asked European leaders to crack down on fake news. At last, someone has taken his advice.
If James K. Polk can be credited with adding a huge swath of territory to the American empire, might Donald Trump one day be credited with preserving that long ago victory by reversing the gradual makeover of the southwestern United States?
There seems to be a wide gap between clinical practice and the research on which it should be based.
Americans have lost faith in today’s mainstream news media.
A politician cannot save us, not in the policy realm or our personal lives.
Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.
It's being used to drive a narrative the media wants to hear.
During a CNN town hall on Monday, a student asked Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris whether they would allow felons in prison to vote.
Three Arizona students may soon learn a valuable lesson: There’s a difference between exercising your free speech on campus and blocking someone else’s attempt to do the same.
The misuse of AI is not limited to autocratic states.
When someone talks about someone having "rights," what do they mean?
Medi-Cal wields a budget of $20.7 billion but does not quantify how much taxpayer money it spends on false-documented illegals.
Americans should tread with care on the red flag issue.
The Attorney General repeated the phrase “no collusion” several times.
This sounds suspiciously like the "bootstraps" argument which the left so often and so vehemently rejects. And it's pretty odd to hear it from Bernie Sanders.
Prominent Democrats say they oppose the idea, and even supporters say President Donald Trump could be trolling Democrats in a public relations move.
Philadelphia’s soda tax raised $79 million in its first year, but critics say the levy is regressive and falls disproportionately on the city's minority populations.
Fair play should be anything but controversial.
What exactly is a slave?
Today is Tax Day, the day when individual income tax returns are due to the federal government.
Could illegal immigration soon taper off... just not for the reasons we think?
Camille Paglia said something the other day that triggered a group of whinypants college students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
The lack of access to electricity is having an unprecedented humanitarian impact on the Venezuelan population.
A dangerous precedent is being set.
In some ways, AOC’s style captures perfectly our current predicament. Rhetoric is more important than results, and hubris in the name of virtue more admirable than the humble ordering of one’s own life.
A full-blown war is raging against the Electoral College.
Clear-thinking Americans fear a headlong plunge into the same ideological swamp that has ruined so many other economies and lament that there seems to be no way to stop it.
A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily barred the Trump administration from enforcing its “Remain in Mexico” policy, which returns asylum-seekers back to Mexico while they await a hearing.
When we pull back the curtain, the evidence that Fox News, and Rupert Murdoch, created and sustained our current political moment, appears far more circumstantial.
Truth is the best antidote to hatred. Not my truth and your truth, but the conviction that it is possible for both of us to reach agreement on the truth of things with reason, evidence and dialogue.
Owning and shooting a gun promotes self-reliance, personal responsibility, and community.