Smithsonian’s Clarence Thomas Exhibit Guilty of ‘Irresponsible Bias,’ Black Conservatives Say

A group of black conservative leaders has called on the National Museum of African American History and Culture to update its exhibit on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to correct what it calls “irresponsible bias” in the display.  “Black history cannot and should not be political,” Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., wrote in a letter last week … Continue reading Smithsonian’s Clarence Thomas Exhibit Guilty of ‘Irresponsible Bias,’ Black Conservatives Say

Why Competition Is the Antidote to Big Tech’s Bad Behavior, Not Politicians

Since the start of 2021, debates about hosting sites, web services, and social media bans have drawn attention from all sides of the spectrum with some calling foul, citing free speech concerns, while others attest that it is simply warranted ownership control. We have a love-hate relationship with technology that is confounded by ever evolving … Continue reading Why Competition Is the Antidote to Big Tech’s Bad Behavior, Not Politicians

No, We Don’t Need a ‘Reality-Czar’: Let Truth and Falsehood Grapple

New York Times writer Kevin Roose recently surveyed “our truth-challenged information ecosystem” and found a proliferation of “hoaxes, lies and collective delusions.” As he put it, that limits the Biden administration’s ability to “unite a country,” because “millions of people have chosen to create their own version of reality.” In response, he called for the … Continue reading No, We Don’t Need a ‘Reality-Czar’: Let Truth and Falsehood Grapple

Americans Should Condemn Political Violence in All Forms

As law enforcement pursues those responsible for the riot Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol, authorities are arresting and charging individuals from extremist groups such as the Oath Keepers. Meanwhile, on Inauguration Day, Antifa and Black Lives Matter continued their riots, violence, and destruction in Portland, Seattle, and Denver. Let’s be clear: There is no place for violence in … Continue reading Americans Should Condemn Political Violence in All Forms

Youth Depression, Suicide Increasing During Pandemic Response

Government policies meant to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in unintended consequences that threaten lives—including, tragically, the lives of young people who are generally spared from the worst effects of COVID-19. School closures, stay-at-home orders, and shutdowns of businesses deemed “non-essential” are contributing to surging rates of depression and suicide among young people, as … Continue reading Youth Depression, Suicide Increasing During Pandemic Response

After Tracking Trump ‘Falsehoods,’ Washington Post Says It Won’t Do the Same for Biden

The Washington Post will have a lot more time on its hands now that President Joe Biden has been sworn in. According to the paper’s spokesperson, it can call off its whole fact-checking operation. Apparently, it’s not necessary now that its preferred party is in office. The Daily Caller’s Shelby Talcott reached out to the Post after it published … Continue reading After Tracking Trump ‘Falsehoods,’ Washington Post Says It Won’t Do the Same for Biden

Why Jordan Peterson’s Home Is Decorated With Soviet Propaganda Art

Whenever I visit the home of a friend or acquaintance, I make a point of looking at two things. One of them is their library. One can learn a great deal about someone simply by checking out the books on their shelves, I’ve found. Are they filled with books on how to make money or … Continue reading Why Jordan Peterson’s Home Is Decorated With Soviet Propaganda Art

Psychologist Explains the Unhealthy Incentives Behind ‘Cancel Culture’

If there was a video documenting every second of my life, you can bet it would contain some pretty stupid comments I’ve made over the years. I would also probably be reminded of some opinions I no longer believe. If you’re being honest with yourself, yours likely would be equally cringe. The things we have … Continue reading Psychologist Explains the Unhealthy Incentives Behind ‘Cancel Culture’

The Mobbing of a Portland Bookstore Reminds Us Why Fahrenheit 451 Was Written

For three days and counting, protesters in Portland, Oregon have gathered at a local bookstore to demand that it stop selling a new book critical of Antifa. “Far-left activists surrounded Powell's Books in Portland on Monday and demanded the store stop selling Unmasked: Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy, a book about antifa written … Continue reading The Mobbing of a Portland Bookstore Reminds Us Why Fahrenheit 451 Was Written

Japan’s most famous writer committed suicide after a failed coup attempt – now, new photos add more layers to the haunting act

Kirsten Cather, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts Japanese writer Yukio Mishima has long been a favorite of the international press. In a 1966 edition of Life magazine, he was called “Japan’s Dynamo of Letters” and “the Japanese Hemingway.” Appearing on the cover of The New York Times Magazine in August … Continue reading Japan’s most famous writer committed suicide after a failed coup attempt – now, new photos add more layers to the haunting act