In a most striking irony, Lech Walesa, the man who helped bring down Polish communism, is now making a mistake that defined communism: thinking that man's ideas can replace eternal faith.
If an informed electorate is necessary for a free and healthy republic, the fact that some Americans don't associate terms such as "Orwellian" and "police state" with tyranny could be a problem.
What kind of leader wants a military more loyal to himself than to the rule of law? And why? These are two questions to ponder when considering the strange happenings in the armed forces since Barack Obama took office.
Anti-bullying programs are spreading like wildfire. Yet a recent university study shows that they not only don't reduce bullying — they may actually increase it.
The Equality Police are unhappy. It seems that despite their best efforts women still aren’t entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as men are. You may not care about this — but you should. Because when the Equality Police become unhappy, we get bad policy such as the leftist desire to apply Title IX dictates to STEM, which would effectively eliminate opportunities for men in those fields. And this could happen despite research showing that biological factors strongly influence the sexes' job preferences.
So many of today's political arguments amount to childish denials of reality. And one good example is the rationale behind forcing insurance companies to cover "pre-existing conditions."
It is unlikely that many Americans now believe that pedophilia will soon be accepted in this country, but it is riding the same track to respectability as did homosexual “marriage.”
As the state tramples freedom of association further, Christians are increasingly forced to choose between obeying their consciences and making a living. But there is a way to fight back.
When you hear about consensus on global warming, know that it is the terminology of politics, not science. True science has nothing to do with consensus, but only requires one scientist who happens to be right.