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The Death of Adult Movies

What can explain the increasingly comic book character of today’s movies? Is it coincidence, a “phase,” or something more inimical?

Hollywood: Sharia-Compliant

Hollywood is helping the Muslim Brotherhood and its sister organizations sabotage America with its own “miserable hands” by conforming to Sharia law.

Academic Food Fights

Obamacare isn’t the only government program that will eat up your money. There are all those government-grant funded studies on….food.

The Left Versus Minorities

Charter schools take power from politicians and bureaucrats, letting parents decide where their children will go to school. That is obviously offensive to those on the left, who think that our betters should be making our decisions for us.

Crying for Argentina

If the Argentinians can reduce the size of their government and turn it from ruining the economy to protecting individual rights, there will be much to cheer for in Argentina.

Solutions to Black Education

There is little that the political and education establishment will do about the grossly fraudulent education received by many black youngsters, and more money is not the answer.

Envy vs. Achievement

Ayn Rand called envy “the hatred of the good for being the good.” Instead of hating and envying the good, let’s love and thank the good for being the good.

Common Core Education Monopoly

Common Core, like public school, public housing, the U.S. Postal Service, the Transportation Security Administration, etc., are all one-size-fits-all government monopolies. For consumers, this is not a good thing.

Conservatism: The Alabaster Elephant

I ended “Religion vs. The Arts” in The New Romanticist by noting that some of the most magnificent art of the past had religious themes or themes derived from religion (e.g., Michelangelo’s heroic “David,” the somber “Pieta,” and the indescribable Sistine Chapel). The subject of that art was man himself, with religion serving as a […]

Schoolteacher Cheating

While there’s widespread teacher test cheating to conceal education failure, most notably among black children, it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Politics Versus Education

Tthe implied threat of federal lawsuits based on racial body count among students who have been disciplined means that hoodlums in the classroom seem to have a friend in Washington.