• Startling Good News on Teen Births

    A dramatic decline in the teen birth rate should encourage those who worry about young people producing kids before they've even finished high schools. New numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show teen births peaking in 1957, but declining ever since – and now affecting young girls only…

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  • Brain Dead Nostalgia Could Doom GOP

    Brain Dead Nostalgia Could Doom GOP

    Sinking approval ratings show Republicans losing touch with the public by peddling simple-minded nostalgia for the past. A Pew Survey indicates 70% of “Conservative Republicans” agree that “compared with 50 years ago, life for people like me is worse.” That's ridiculous: in 1966, we endured rising, not falling crime, major…

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  • “50% Divorce Rate” Again Exposed as a Lie

    “50% Divorce Rate” Again Exposed as a Lie

    Many sources still cite the long-discredited, utterly bogus statistic that half of all marriages end in divorce, but the Washington Post recently reported on analysis by Flowing Data that once again exposes the lie. Among all Americans, nearly two-thirds of marriages last until one of the partners dies – there…

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  • The Wrong Way to Attack Hillary

    The Wrong Way to Attack Hillary

    Hillary Clinton deserves criticism for many aspects of her candidacy, including her push to expand government's role in our lives and to pull back from America's leadership in the world. She's also open to ethical questions over her reckless use of a secret e-mail account, dubious donations received by the…

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  • Porn Addiction’s Devastating Spread

    Porn Addiction’s Devastating Spread

    In an alarming cover story, TIME magazine is warning Americans about a new epidemic that's devastating adolescent and young-adult males, and that's the spread of pornography addiction. Because the internet is flooded with free porn, and young men can access it on many mobile devices in total privacy, this destructive…

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  • New Study Blasts Myth of “Harmless” Pot

    New Study Blasts Myth of “Harmless” Pot

    A massive new study sponsored jointly by Duke University, the University of California at Davis and other research institutions shows that marijuana is hardly a harmless diversion. The long-term focus on heavy users shows that those who smoke marijuana four times a week or more suffer serious consequences in terms…

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  • No Real Diversity

    No Real Diversity

    The University of Missouri has become the latest academic institution to require all students to take three credit hours of “Diversity Intensive” instruction: classes that emphasize “inequities” facing racial, sexual, national and disability groups that have been designated as disadvantaged minorities. While students can benefit from a broad education exposing…

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