• “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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  • The Folly of Making Unnecessary Enemies

    The Folly of Making Unnecessary Enemies

    When our children were still in preschool, we tried to teach them an important lesson: don't pick fights with your classmates, and don't start pointless feuds with your teachers. Apparently, Donald Trump hasn't learned that lesson. After a press conference, his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, grabbed and pushed reporter Michelle…

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  • No Plausible Path to Victory

    No Plausible Path to Victory

    Public-opinion polls show Hillary Clinton consistently crushing Donald Trump in trial-heats but some Trump true-believers insist he could somehow still win. In Politico, computer modeling showed he'd first need to double the percentage of black voters won by Mitt Romney – which might be possible without Obama on the ballot.…

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  • Could Trump True Believers Ever Replace Their Leader?

    Could Trump True Believers Ever Replace Their Leader?

    Which dictionary definition of the word “conservative,” as either an adjective or a noun, applies comfortably to Donald Trump? Is he “traditional in style or manner; avoiding novelty or showiness”? (Please stifle your laughter). Does he count as “cautiously moderate”? Would he even describe himself as an individual who is…

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