The Criminal Catch and Release...

Jan 19, 2022 by

By Jeff Minick “Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna, whatcha gonna do when they come for you?” That song and those...

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The Unprecedented Death Spiral...

Jan 17, 2022 by

 By Jeff Minick Recent reports bring alarming numbers from insurance companies about the death rates of working-age men and...

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Why the Current Flight to Smal...

Jan 17, 2022 by

America won’t survive without turning away from its rootless cities and toward the rooted nature of its small rural communities. By...

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A Goodbye Kiss for Family Prog...

Jan 11, 2022 by

One wonders whether it is still possible to enjoy family entertainment that is not doomed to be turned into leftist agitprop. By Paul...

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‘Red Dawn’: A Movi...

Jan 11, 2022 by

The 1984 flick “Red Dawn” seems almost prophetic in its message when compared to today’s political and cultural...

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Sickening Truths and Consequen...

Jan 5, 2022 by

By Jeff Minick American journalist H. L. Mencken once said, “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands,...

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Omicron Is Turning Into Om-i-c...

Jan 2, 2022 by

By Jeff Minick Like many of you, I’ve read numerous articles in the last two years about COVID-19, masks and lockdowns, deaths,...

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Whatever Happened to the Boy S...

Jan 2, 2022 by

By Walter Block It was once an honor to earn a merit badge in the Boy Scouts. Becoming a Star Scout was a privilege, a Life Scout was...

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Reading the Vanishing Volumes ...

Dec 28, 2021 by

Open up the living books that surround you before time closes them forever. By Jeff Minick Reading through online headlines I often...

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No Wonder Why People and Busin...

Dec 28, 2021 by

In the third quarter of this year, 150,000 more people on average left the state versus 60,000 net departures in the first quarter of...

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Illusions and Falsehoods Are D...

Dec 19, 2021 by

Our philosophy of relativism leads to illusion, and illusion leads to ruin. By Jeff Minick As Pontius Pilate nears the end of his...

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It’s Time to Make Our Young Pe...

Dec 16, 2021 by

If we want the best for our children, we’ll give them the tools required to survive and overcome the ordeals of the future. By Jeff...

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Melting Down Art and History

Dec 11, 2021 by

By Jeff Minick After the Civil War, former North Carolina governor Zeb Vance became a U.S. senator. His Northern colleagues enjoyed...

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Why Aren’t Kids Outside ...

Dec 11, 2021 by

By Lenore Skenazy “What is a good age to let kids walk to the park and play without an adult?” That’s the simple,...

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We’re All on This Train Togeth...

Dec 7, 2021 by

By Jeff Minick “All aboard!” North Carolina writer Anna Raglan was delighted to find that Amtrak’s conductors still called out these...

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A Simple Test for Determining ...

Dec 5, 2021 by

Fear and madness abound these days. But here’s the good news: the rest of us don’t have to participate. By Jeff Minick We’ve gone...

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Looking for COVID Truth in All...

Dec 1, 2021 by

By Jeff Minick (CORRECT & NOTE TO READERS: The original story cited Stephen Green’s article claiming that Italy’s...

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‘We Gather Together’ in a Time...

Nov 23, 2021 by

A Thanksgiving reflection on the lessons of the hymn “We Gather Together” in difficult times. By Annie Holmquist I sat...

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‘They Ain’t A-Gonna Stop’...

Nov 17, 2021 by

By Jeff Minick Long ago I read in some biography or study of William Faulkner that he and a friend were driving down a country road...

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It’s Time to Call Out Higher E...

Nov 11, 2021 by

It’s long past time to take off the kid gloves when dealing with the higher education system. By Tom Piatak There is little...

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