• Blunting the Democrats’ “Youth Advantage”

    The recent Democratic winning streak in presidential elections connects directly to the “youth advantage” enjoyed by Democratic candidates: the Democratic nominee has been younger than the GOP nominee in five of the last six of presidential contests, and the younger candidate each time won the popular vote. The only GOP…

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  • No, College Isn’t Right for Everyone

    On my radio show, I've repeatedly made the controversial point that it's a terrible mistake to push all students who graduate from high school to go on to college. A 2014 report showed that at public universities, an appalling 81% of full time students fail to graduate on time—and among…

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  • Students Say Bush is Even Worse than Stalin

    A recent study asked 7,000 university students in 37 countries to evaluate 40 names to choose the greatest heroes and villains in world history. On the positive side, respondents chose Albert Einstein as the leading hero of all-time; Jesus Christ ranked sixth. On the negative side, Adolph Hitler earned the…

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  • New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn't eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation's highest office.…

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  • New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn't eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation's highest office.…

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  • Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    In this season of grads and dads, I'll admit that if any of my three children had followed their father's example and chosen to study at Yale, I would have somehow scraped together the money to pay for it. As it happens, they made other plans: graduating from a distinguished…

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