Zelensky’s Dilemma

What happens if Ukraine can’t achieve complete victory?

Time for a New Generation to Lead?

The Silents and Boomers have been in charge too long.

Depending on the Kindness of Strangers

Has the Internet made us more selfish?

ODU Prof Out After Minor-Attracted People’ Backlash

Academic freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

Robert Moses Bridge Story Debunked

A favorite anecdote from Robert Caro’s first masterpiece is likely untrue.

Carville: Dems Need to Speak Yiddish, Not Hebrew

Bill Clinton’s strategist thinks his party needs a wake-up call.

Is the American Government Legitimate?

A long-winded and esoteric discussion about an elusive idea.

China’s Demographic Genocide Against Uighers

The regime’s crackdown on their Muslim minority is worse than imagined.

Dave Dilegge, 1956-2020

The founder of Small Wars Journal passed Saturday.

Does Stop-and-Frisk Disqualify Bloomberg for President?

The policy was undeniably harmful and unconstitutional. Is it forgivable?

George Washington Students Want to Drop ‘Colonials’ Nickname

Despite the obvious connection with the university’s namesake, the word does have other connotations.

Medicare for All’s Unintended Consequences

What would it mean for the companies’ workers, the stock market and the cost of care?

Scaling Down Inequality

Gender bias in student evaluations of college professors diminishes considerably by changing the scale.

Another Allegation

I spoke too soon…

Kevin Williamson and the Limits of Polite Discourse

The Atlantic fired one of their few conservative voices for saying women who have abortions should be hanged. Was this beyond the pale?

Are Marriage Proposals Stupid?

The grand gesture may put undue pressure on women in making an important life decision.

Wisconsin Waging War on Higher Education?

Wisconsin-Stevens Point is shuttering 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology while expanding more job-oriented programs.

Another Professor Fired After Another Stupid Tweet

A stupid comment about Hurricane Harvey cost a Florida professor his job.

A Second First Impression: Greetings!

In which I use a lot of words to say hello.

It’s Now Illegal For Some Adults In Hawaii To Buy Tobacco

If you’re under 21 in Hawaii, you’re still technically an adult but you can’t buy tobacco.

Edward Brooke, First African-American Elected To Senate, Dies At 95

The first popularly elected African-American Senator, and the first African-American Senator to serve since the end of Reconstruction ended, has passed away.

Oberlin College Student’s Request For Ferguson-Related Exam Delay Gets Epic Response

An Oberlin College student makes it clear just why she needs an education.

Fear And Loathing In The Age Of Ebola

As usual, politicians and pundits are helping to create a climate of fear and concern about Ebola that is not justified by the facts.

‘Tom and Jerry’ Cartoons Get ‘Racial Prejudice’ Warning

The classic “Tom and Jerry” cartoons of the 1940s and 1950s come with a “racial prejudice” warning from Amazon.

Does The Army Still Have a Race Problem?

The Army brass is worried about its diversity in critical mid-level posts.

Poet, Author, Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Dies At 86

A great American writer has passed away.

Florida Will Soon Pass New York In Population

The Sunbelt continues to dominate.

Census to Stop Counting Negroes

In a bold move, the Census Bureau has removed “Negro” from its racial categories.

Paid Sick Leave and Epidemics

Government-mandated paid sick leave might improve both public health and the American economy.

Creative Class Myth Debunked?

Does talent spawn growth? Or does growth attract talent?

Naomi Schaefer Riley and Mob Rule

A blog post lampooning black studies dissertations got a writer fired, setting off a controversy over the limits of free speech.

Mexicans Leaving USA, Sneaking Back Into Mexico

The American economy is so bad that people are reverse migrating to the Third World.

Facts, RIP

Rex Huppke reports, “Facts died Wednesday, April 18, after a long battle for relevancy with the 24-hour news cycle, blogs and the Internet.”

Religiosity of the American Professoriate

Reading journal articles, so you don’t have to.

Time’s 2011 Person Of The Year: “The Protester”

Time Magazine has chosen “The Protester” as its Person Of The Year. Let the outrage ensue.

‘Gay’ Résumé Not Okay?

Listing affiliation with gay activist groups hinders one’s chances of landing a job interview.

Academia’s Liberal Bias

Yet another study finds conservatives wildly underrepresented in higher education.

Shrinkage in Political Science

No, the discipline isn’t having a George Constanza situation. Rather, a job market that has been dismal for decades has gotten worse.

Ruling Class Elites

A bizarre rant in American Spectator contains some interesting thoughts about the nature of America’s political elite.