“Miss Virginia” Shows the Dilemma Many Lower-Income Families Face on Schooling

Every once in awhile, a film comes along that you can’t stop thinking about long after the credits roll. Miss Virginia is such a movie. With superb acting and heart-wrenching emotion, it features the true story of Virginia Walden Ford, a Washington, DC, mom who simply wanted better education options for her child and who … Continue reading “Miss Virginia” Shows the Dilemma Many Lower-Income Families Face on Schooling

The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink

On June 1 of next year, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will mark the centennial of a catastrophe—an entirely man-made one. More specifically, an entirely thought-made one. It will be very painful to acknowledge. In its immediate aftermath, in fact, Tulsans of a few generations ago tried hard to ignore and forget it. But you … Continue reading The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink

5 Stats That Show American Workers Are More Prosperous Than Ever

Politicians are known for telling voters how bad things are. It’s a refrain that never seems to change regardless of the actual economic condition of a nation or community, and it’s practiced by those on both the political left and right. "The average American is working longer hours for lower wages," Senator Bernie Sanders is … Continue reading 5 Stats That Show American Workers Are More Prosperous Than Ever

I Was Sentenced to Life Without Parole for a Non-Violent First Drug Offense

The following is an article by Craig Cesal, a federal prisoner sentenced to life without the possibility of parole as a first-time offender convicted of conspiring to distribute marijuana. "I sentence you to a term of natural life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole." These were the words I heard in the months after the … Continue reading I Was Sentenced to Life Without Parole for a Non-Violent First Drug Offense

How the First Female African-American Millionaire Turned Adversity Into Advantage

Imagine being born an African-American in Louisiana two years after the end of slavery. Imagine being born a woman in a Victorian era, widowed at the age of 16. Imagine working as a laundress for most of your young life, with a(nother) husband discouraging you from your entrepreneurial dreams. Then imagine losing most of your … Continue reading How the First Female African-American Millionaire Turned Adversity Into Advantage

Waiting for a Communist Superman: The Intellectual Roots of Socialism’s “New Man”

In the pursuit of a communist society, many Marxist-Leninist authors have written about the new kind of person who will create this society. This new human being will be a stark contrast to the kind of person that existed in a capitalist system. Once these capitalist chains are removed, mankind will soar to new heights, … Continue reading Waiting for a Communist Superman: The Intellectual Roots of Socialism’s “New Man”