Would Trump's Wall Eventually Pay for Itself?

Would Trump's Wall Eventually Pay for Itself?

By cutting illegal immigration, Trump's wall could save the US $750 million per year.

The Nash Equilibrium Minimum Wage Is Zero

The Nash Equilibrium Minimum Wage Is Zero

There is simply no level of a minimum wage that can make sense when looked at as a Nash equilibrium problem, where we take logical steps from zero to infinity and then all the way back down to zero.

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

More Americans Find "Meaning in Life" Through Money than Faith

What makes your life meaningful? A recent Pew Research survey reveals that more Americans find meaning in money than in their faith.

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?

New York Rings in New Year by Offering Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates

New York Rings in New Year by Offering Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates

The bill also permits parents to choose “X” on their newborn babies’ birth certificates.

What Aristotle Can Teach Us about Trump's Rhetoric

What Aristotle Can Teach Us about Trump's Rhetoric

Trump's success as a communicator may have something to do with the fact that he employs Aristotle's tips on effective rhetoric.

Five Political Predictions for 2019

Five Political Predictions for 2019

From the Democratic primary to the release of the Mueller report, it's sure to be a big year.

'Justice' is the 'Word of the Year.' But What is 'Social Justice'?

'Justice' is the 'Word of the Year.' But What is 'Social Justice'?

Merriam-Webster has picked the word 'justice' for 2018. But are we practicing the wrong definition of the word?

 Exercise Less, Eat better and Sleep More: Lo Bosworth’s Three Tips for a Healthier 2019

Exercise Less, Eat better and Sleep More: Lo Bosworth’s Three Tips for a Healthier 2019

Busy actress and businesswoman Lo Bosworth does not work out every day and sleeps ten hours a night.

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Communist regime has often been praised for improving literacy and health care in Cuba. 60 years of statistics paint a different picture.

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

John Lennon's "Imagine" will be played again at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. For many baby boomers, this song is the new national anthem.

When We Protected Women from the Wolves

When We Protected Women from the Wolves

Yet if we step back, we can think of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” as merely a milestone in the long process that brought the culture to where it is today.

Three Selfish Reasons Not to Divorce in 2019

Three Selfish Reasons Not to Divorce in 2019

If you are thinking about starting 2019 by filing for divorce, think again.  It's a terrible idea.  

Our Politics Now: Up vs. Down, Not Left vs. Right

Our Politics Now: Up vs. Down, Not Left vs. Right

The real battle is no longer between Left and Right; the Left has won two-thirds of the important political debates of our time.   The real fight is now between up-and-down;  those who comprise the elite and those who do not.  

Ortega Y Gassset: Technology Is the Essence of Man

Ortega Y Gassset: Technology Is the Essence of Man

Technological advance continues and nothing seems to stop it or slow it down. Philosopher Ortega Y Gasset says that this is rooted in the nature of man. 

Chesterton On Why You Should Be A Reactionary

Chesterton On Why You Should Be A Reactionary

Chesterton did not like to be called a conservative.  He classified himself as a reactionary.  

The Transformative  Power of Forgiveness

The Transformative Power of Forgiveness

When drawing up your New Year's Resolutions, put forgiveness at the top of the list.  

Amid the Seas of Empty Asphalt, after Christmas

Amid the Seas of Empty Asphalt, after Christmas

Zoning laws have create seas of mall parking lots, mostly empty. Whole small towns could have been built in their place.

How to Protect Californians from Wildfires

How to Protect Californians from Wildfires

 Simply shouting “climate change” doesn’t offer the state’s citizens a thorough explanation, nor does it yield tangible solutions that we can begin to implement now.

Six Ways to Teach and  Practice Gratitude

Six Ways to Teach and Practice Gratitude

Learning to be grateful is good preparation for the blows and setbacks of life.  

15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

Government shutdowns are complicated.   15 things to explain what is going on.  

Human Freedom Index 2018

Human Freedom Index 2018

CATO has published its 2018 Human Freedom Index.  Personal and economic freedom has been increasing around the world, with the exception of the Middle East and North Africa.  

What a Woman

What a Woman

If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's  Provocations.  

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