The Problem with Washington

Why on earth would you want to move to Washington, D.C.? Inside the Beltway, this is an absurd and unthinkable question. Washington, after all, is the Center of the Universe. The Pillar of Power. The Dominion of Movers and Shakers. Who wouldn’t want to live and...

The Palestinian Victims?

As Israel pulls out of the West Bank — a foolish move that will only allow Palestinian terrorists to regroup — the media is being flooded with piteous tales about Palestinian victims, who, we are told, are innocent civilians. But a glance at the stories...

“Good” Teachers

The next time someone receives an award as an outstanding teacher, take a close look at the reasons given for selecting that particular person. Seldom is it because his or her students did higher quality work in math or spoke better English or in fact had any tangible...

See Dick and Jane Weep

Home schooling is looking more and more like the only sane educational option these days. The latest news of the weird in our public schools comes from Seattle. Last week, The Seattle Times reports, nearly 300 students from two middle schools were subjected to three...

Do States Have a Right of Secession?

Do states have a right of secession? That question was settled through the costly War of 1861. In his recently published book, “The Real Lincoln,” Thomas DiLorenzo marshals abundant unambiguous evidence that virtually every political leader of the time and...

Another War Brought on Pacifism

It is ironic that the current Middle East conflict is taking place on the 20th anniversary of the Falkland Islands war because both involved the same key factor — war brought on by pacifism. In both cases, a weaker force attacked a stronger force, secure in the...

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