Democracy in Decline

In a recent piece at the Atlantic, Yoni Applebaum meditates with candid urgency on the consequences of the demographic elephant in the room: America, within our lifetimes, will become a majority-minority nation. According to Applebaum, Christian anxiety over this trend has led a Republican Party he sees as stubbornly wedded to racial heritage into the

By | 2019-12-06T22:38:04-07:00 December 6th, 2019|Tags: |

Can Americans Still be Bigger Than Their Differences?

What does it take to step beyond the mundane, the known, the settled certainties that govern our ideologies and alliances? What exceptional American passion still guides all of us, no matter how far apart we may think we are on so many issues that matter so much? Last month, the American Music Awards had its

By | 2019-12-04T22:18:52-07:00 December 4th, 2019|Tags: |

The Left Hates the Salvation Army. That’s All You Need to Know About the Left

We all know some individuals who are so obviously good and kind that we are certain if anyone were to dislike them, that's all we would need to know about the person. We would immediately assume he or she is a bad person. To hate the manifestly good is a sure sign of being bad.

By | 2019-12-03T22:50:08-07:00 December 3rd, 2019|Tags: |

How to Cut the Cost of Healthcare

Affordable healthcare is at the forefront of issues animating voters in next year's elections. Prescription drugs are more expensive in the United States than anywhere else in the world, and Americans struggle to pay for treatment in the face of rising prescription-drug costs and insurance premiums. Several factors contribute to high drug costs, including the

By | 2019-12-04T22:29:29-07:00 December 3rd, 2019|Tags: |

In the ‘Nicest Place in America,’ Community Thrives

COLUMBIANA, Ohio—The thing about a city earning a title such as the "nicest place in America" is that outsiders often assume the people who live there don't have to work at being nice. Well, anyone in this lovely city that straddles both the Mahoning and Columbiana Counties would say you do have to work at

By | 2019-12-02T22:42:09-07:00 December 2nd, 2019|Tags: |

A Deplorable Strategy
Beyond 2020

Regardless of who wins in 2020, the mega-issue that drove the 2016 elections will grip the country more intensely than ever. From President Obama on down, the political, educational, media, and corporate establishment had long since taken for granted that placing the opinions, interests, tastes, and the rights of the rest of America on the

By | 2019-12-03T08:48:27-07:00 December 2nd, 2019|Tags: |

The Climate Cult’s ‘Grave New World’

As a proud debunker of the apocalyptic climate scam, it’s only natural that the climate cult has a plethora of biodegradable slings and arrows to hurl at my person. Among their most common claims is that I use “straw man” arguments to describe the climate cult’s destructive agenda. Yet, no sooner is this straw man

By | 2019-12-02T20:53:14-07:00 December 1st, 2019|Tags: |

A Tale of Three Bridges

Friday’s terrorist knife attack on London Bridge by a prematurely released ISIS terrorist points out the fallacy of the strict gun control laws, about which the British are very serious—as are liberals of all stripes in the United States. When gun control laws are in effect, citizens who are faced with a lethal threat—in this

By | 2019-12-01T22:28:43-07:00 December 1st, 2019|Tags: |

How America’s Students Need to Get ‘Woke’

Today’s university students want to “wake” the nation to problems that they and their professors have identified as threatening our very existence. And they issue these periodic alarms in hyperbolic terms: we have just 10, 20—fill in the blanks—years to end fossil fuel use or else die from global warming. They warn us that there

By | 2019-12-02T20:52:20-07:00 December 1st, 2019|Tags: |

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