Hillary Supporter: Fixation on Trump is Ruining College Education

During a recent speech given at Intellectual Takeout’s Spring Gala, author Charles Murray recalled a conversation he had with his daughter just over 10 years ago, when she was a student at Middlebury College. At that time, Murray asked his daughter if she had been able to determine the political leanings of her professors. His

Homeschool is Booming, New Study Shows

A report issued this week by The Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based a public policy think tank, sheds light on the rapid growth and diversity of the U.S. homeschooling population. Co-authored by William Heuer and William Donovan, the comprehensive white paper explains that despite a paucity of support from government officials–and outright opposition by the nation’s

Why You Shouldn’t Rage Against Last-Second Mergers

A scenario many of us experience on a weekly basis: You’re stuck in traffic on a two-lane highway, and the lanes converge into one up ahead. You merged early, and have been patiently waiting your turn behind other cars. Then some jerk zooms by in the other lane, goes all the way to where lane

Boys in Skirts: Genius Protest or Irrational Tantrum?

Early this morning, BBC correspondent Simon Hall tweeted the following pictures of a handful of male students at Isca Academy in Exeter. Boys at Isca Academy in Exeter wear skirts to school in protest at not being allowed to wear shorts in hot weather. pic.twitter.com/XHrffnSQEN — Simon Hall (@SimonHallNews) June 22, 2017 According to The

Gallup: 1/4 Americans Say Government is the Biggest Problem

What is the United State’s biggest problem? Is it our government? Healthcare? The economy? Gallup Poll collected data from early June and asked that very question. Based on their results, one-fourth of Americans think the government is the biggest problem. This is the highest number of people thinking it’s the government since the shutdown in

8 Signs of a Thriving Child

A friend recently gave to me a book titled Gist: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids. As a father of three small children, I have an obvious interest in such a book. Nearly every parent wants to raise a happy, well-adjusted child who will blossom into a capable, bright, and self-sufficient young man or woman.

NYT Writer: Cultural Appropriation is the New Blasphemy

Whether it’s hoop earrings, dreadlocks, or Taco Tuesdays, America seems to have a fascination with cultural appropriation. So much so, that it appears things are getting a little out of hand, a fact which author Kenan Malik noted in the New York Times the other day. According to Malik, various editors and artists who reference

What Otto Warmbier Can Teach North Korea

Written by Keith Hanson Earlier this week, in what was initially seen as a potential humanitarian gesture conveying a desire for less strident relations with the outside world, North Korea released from prison and returned to the United States Otto Warmbier, a 22 year old college student who had been arrested by North Korea just over

GOP Baseball Practice Shooter in March: ‘It’s Time to Destroy Trump &Co.’

Law enforcement authorities the shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice as James T. Hodgkinson (above, left) of Belleville, Illinois. There is a Twitter profile for a James Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois. The account was created in January 2014. The account was little used, but it does suggest the user was deeply interested in politics

Jordan Peterson’s Advice on Marriage is Brilliant

What’s the key to a healthy, long, and fruitful marriage? It’s the million dollar question, and one Dr. Jordan Peterson was recently asked by a YouTube viewer. Peterson, a clinical psychologist and a professor at the University of Toronto, offered a response that’s well worth hearing. He begins by touching on the importance of physical