Politics

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

AOC has enjoyed a meteoric rise in American politics. If she intends to have a lasting impact, then she should study the career of Margaret Thatcher.  

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

Assuming the physically stronger party is always more likely to be guilty is absurd.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

Richard Nixon's opening to China and not Watergate is what defined his presidency.       

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Unless Elizabeth Warren is nostalgic for the era of the Great Depression, she should recognize that increasing the minimum wage to a family wage would cause long-term harm to American families.

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

The Supreme Court’s ruling won’t end the practice, but it will limit the abuse.

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students
 Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

By feeding falsehoods to respondents, pollsters can severely distort the results of their polls.

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

As a former CBS News correspondent, Lara Logan's  assertions about media bias have real credibility. These charges are not new and fail to see the real danger to media with alternative viewpoints. 

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

Americans need not visit Orlando to go to Fantasyland .

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

"The government is in us; we are the government, you and I."

Americans Continue to Flee to These Low-Tax States

Americans Continue to Flee to These Low-Tax States

According to the most recent Census Bureau data on state-to-state migration flows, 523,000 people moved to California from other states. But at the same time, more than 661,000 Californians moved to other states.

Could Parents Who Resist the Transgender Narrative Lose Their Kids?

Could Parents Who Resist the Transgender Narrative Lose Their Kids?

If parents stop a child from "transitioning," there could be "consequences."

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.

The False Promise of an 'Ultramillionare' Tax

The False Promise of an 'Ultramillionare' Tax

Whether their advocates realize it or not, “ ultramillionare ” taxes are false promises for whatever they propose to finance.

Venezuela Crisis Explained: A Tale of Two Presidents
Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

How San Fransisco’s Housing Policy Makes it Harder for the Homeless

How San Fransisco’s Housing Policy Makes it Harder for the Homeless

California lawmakers continue to discourage the very enterprises and institutions that can bring a personalized approach to a very personal issue.

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doesn't Understand about Socialism

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doesn't Understand about Socialism

Bernie is likely too old to perceive this insight. But what about AOC and her fellow millennials?

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

Venezuela can quickly recover from its disastrous experiment with Socialism.  Germany and Hong Kong provide good models.  

The End of ‘Believe All Women’

The End of ‘Believe All Women’

Feminists haven’t been this silent since the Bill Clinton years.

Christopher Hitchens on Why We Desperately Need Free Speech

Christopher Hitchens on Why We Desperately Need Free Speech

"You are giving away what is most precious in your own society," Hitchens told his audience.

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

 The self-proclaimed woke are fast asleep, but you don’t have to be.

13 Fact Checks on the State of the Union Address

13 Fact Checks on the State of the Union Address

Did the president nail the facts? We checked out some of those that stood out. Here are 13.

If Global Warming Is Killing Us, Why Is Global Life Expectancy Increasing?

If Global Warming Is Killing Us, Why Is Global Life Expectancy Increasing?

So, while journalists like to talk about how many people climate change will supposedly kill this year, the fact remains that the net gains in life expectancy continue to be positive.

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