Ideas

The Mob Vetoes Ann Coulter

Free speech is messy, and it is our essential defense against fascism, whether from the left or the right.

North Carolina’s Beer Pong Battle

Beer-makers square off against a cronyist system.

How the New York Times Misrepresents the Supreme Court

Originalism and conservatism are not the same thing.

Benedict Option I: Dreher’s Plaintive Call

On the insight and blind spots of Rod Dreher’s new book

Benedict Option II: The Jewish Example

Four keys to sustaining strong, countercultural religious community

How America Turned Against Smart Kids

Parents of gifted children face egalitarian dogmas and an anti-intellectual culture.

Seceding From Public Education

Why not respect the fact that we live in a diverse nation, in which the outlooks and goals of our population are as different as the people who hold them?

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The Golden Age of Phony

Virtue signaling is a primal scream of self-righteousness.

Fixing Head Start

Empower parents.

Is There a Constitutional Right to Carry a Gun?

The Supreme Court may soon take up the issue.

Sean Spicer’s Holocaust Gaffe

He was not denying the existence of the gas chambers—but he did violate a key rule governing Hitler comparisons.

Communism for Kids

That’s a new book from MIT Press. No, really.

Teaching Obesity, Selling Sickness

We are subsidizing our own disease burden.

Pour the Public Education Kool-Aid Down the Drain

Government meddling in education restricts creativity and innovation.

The ‘Vaccine Court’ Is Hazardous to Your Health

The vaccine-industrial complex has created a Kafkaesque system.

Conservatives for Government?

The idea that government is evil is a strange notion by historical conservative standards.

Head Start Works

The program prepares kids for school and keeps them out of trouble years down the line.