From the Heartland
by and | Jan 18, 2020

In recent years, the “perpetually offended” movement has infiltrated higher education with the invention of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and cancel culture (events being interrupted and/or cancelled due to students protesting those who share different ideological or political views). In…

by | Jan 11, 2020

Contrary to assertions made by radical protesters of the Extinction Rebellion movement, who claim, “It is understood that we are facing an unprecedented global emergency … a life or death situation of our own making,” or by misinformed youths like…

by | Dec 10, 2019

With less than one year until the 2020 election, candidates from both parties agree the U.S. health-care system is deeply flawed, and both are offering policies to fix the broken system. But their prescriptions for healing the health-care industry are…

by | Oct 12, 2019

International video game giant Activision-Blizzard has been caught in a veritable storm of bad press after a decision was made this week to suspend a professional player and tournament winner of its digital card game Hearthstone. Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai, a…

by | Sep 20, 2019

Last week, 145 American CEOs sent a letter to the U.S. Senate pleading for action on gun violence. In one resounding voice, they cried out to the federal government to just “do something!” The question is, so what? All of…

by | Sep 6, 2019

Environmental socialists’ knee-jerk reactions to regulatory changes the Trump administration implemented to the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) were as predictable as they were misguided. Claiming the Trump administration violated the law and gutted endangered species protections, several environmental groups are…

by | Aug 22, 2019

Several Oregon high school students reaped a ton of media adulation this summer by persuading their state legislature to permit public school kids to take up to five “mental health days” off from school every three-month period. Let us assume…

by | Aug 15, 2019

On Friday, August 10, Forbes.com published an excellent article about climate change. The article included an interview with Nir Shaviv, an impressive astrophysicist who enrolled at Israel’s Technion University — the country’s equivalent of MIT — at the age of 13,…

by and | Aug 14, 2019

This month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will launch a wide-ranging probe into possible antitrust behavior by social media and technology giants. Although no companies were specifically named, it’s not hard to guess which corporations will be in…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Are we living in the midst of a climate crisis? Is the world on the brink of ending? Are you contributing to the world’s demise if you drive a gasoline-powered car? The National Resources Defense Council says we only have…

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