Politics

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.

Are Plastic Straws the New Smoking?

Are Plastic Straws the New Smoking?

Are plastic straws coming under the same treatment as smoking?

I'm the 0.0001%: My Confession

I'm the 0.0001%: My Confession

I’d better start with the basics: I’m a politician.

Why Does the Federal Government Fail So Miserably Most of the Time?

Why Does the Federal Government Fail So Miserably Most of the Time?

This shutdown, like its predecessors, reveals the fat in our government.

9 Big Questions About Democratic Socialism

9 Big Questions About Democratic Socialism

As with most public policy ideas, we tend to get pretty far down the road before we ask basic questions related to the project.

Modern Men in the City

Modern Men in the City

What does it mean to be masculine?

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Earlier this week researchers from Essex University made what might be considered a rather obvious announcement: working mothers are stressed.

Meet the Philosopher Behind the Ideology of Anti-Fascists

Meet the Philosopher Behind the Ideology of Anti-Fascists

If one is an adherent of Marcuesean philosophy, then one could easily justify using fascist tactics in the name of fighting fascism.

The Argument Against Illegal Immigration No One Wants to Make

The Argument Against Illegal Immigration No One Wants to Make

Walls and fences say to those looking in “it’s not worth it to come in here without being invited, you have more to lose than you have to gain.” And that’s the truth we owe to those looking in.

Red Flag Laws: Life-Saving or Authoritarian?

Red Flag Laws: Life-Saving or Authoritarian?

This legislative movement seeks to create a process to remove firearms from the homes of people who are rumored to be dangerous to themselves or others.

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

The difference between the liberality of the liberal arts and the censorship imposed by political liberals is that advocates of the liberal arts invite the “heretics” to the great conversation whereas political liberals seek to silence them as dangerous dissidents.

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Cosmopolitans seek to tear down walls, literally and figuratively.

The New Congress Likely Won't Impeach Trump and Remove Him from Office – Here's Why
How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

Both parties suffer from nostalgia for a “very peculiar kind of postwar moment” and both sides are fed up with the status quo, but for very different reasons.

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A clear vision of manhood from an American hero.

Is Tom Brokaw Wrong About Assimilation?

Is Tom Brokaw Wrong About Assimilation?

“I . . . happen to believe that the Hispanics should work harder at assimilation,” Brokaw said during a panel discussion on “Meet the Press” Sunday.

Why Ocasio-Cortez is Not Dangerous, but Her Followers Are

Why Ocasio-Cortez is Not Dangerous, but Her Followers Are

Ocasio-Cortez is in service to the ideas of the envious and the ignorant.

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

For the past four years, Deliverance San Diego has been delivering hot meals to the city’s homeless population every Friday, averaging 200 donated meals on any given evening.

Democratic Socialism and Regular Socialism Have the Same Goal

Democratic Socialism and Regular Socialism Have the Same Goal

Different from the communists — who want to install the “dictatorship of the proletariat” — are the “democratic socialists,” who believe in a gradual method, and who also believe that one could maintain personal freedom under socialism. 

A World Without Heroes or Saints

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

The students from Covington Catholic were quickly denounced by many leading Catholics. They would have done well to wait.

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