In our criminal justice system, we frequently confront the question of how severely we should punish children for criminal acts. Whenever any person advocates for leniency, they often point out that children's minds aren't fully developed, preventing them from fully understanding the consequences of their actions. Yet, as we've seen in Maryland,...Read more
As the cost of living continues to rise in America, many families are struggling to make ends meet. Inflation and wage stagnation have made it increasingly difficult for everyday Americans to keep up with the rising costs of necessities such as housing, gas, health care and food. The severity of this issue is impacting millions of hardworking ...Read more
If you go to Google and type "heinous crimes up with young people," you'll see over 2 billion results. It's a stark reminder that the alarming trend of young people committing gruesome acts isn't a new phenomenon, but the sheer proliferation and frequency of these acts most certainly is. Our society is grappling with a disconcerting reality -- a...Read more
Engraved at the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, a stirring poem by American poet Emma Lazarus, "The New Colossus," eloquently captures the essence of compassion and virtue that has defined the American spirit. This renowned excerpt -- "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free" -- has welcomed thousands of ...Read more
America's cities have always been the melting pots of change and progress. Historically, they have welcomed migrants and refugees with open arms, offering them a chance at the American dream. However, as recent events have unfolded, there's a palpable tension in some of the country's most liberal cities caused by the very policies that made ...Read more
A front-page story on Aug. 21 in The Washington Post sounds a false alarm: "American democracy is cracking. These forces help explain why," by Dan Balz and Clara Ence Morse.
The analysis is incoherent, betrays constitutional ignorance and misunderstands the purpose of government -- not majority rule but justice secured through checks...Read more
Hawaii, once a symbol of nature's grace, now lies devastated, a chilling semblance of a war zone. At least 100 lives have been lost to the flames of a devastating wildfire, with hundreds of homes obliterated and families shattered. But in the face of this profound tragedy, America's President Joe Biden has responded with a suggestion that ...Read more
In the vast tapestry of American education, certain states shine brighter, setting benchmarks that others can only aspire to reach. As we navigate the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, it's worth pausing and reflecting on what these trailblazing states are doing right. Their success stories aren't just individual achievements; ...Read more
Jess Hilarious, a well-known comedian and personality, has recently created quite a stir in the world of social media. She dared to voice her opinion on a trending video where a transgender woman claimed that "womanhood" and menstruation were not exclusive to biological women. Jess responded with the simple truth that only biological women can ...Read more
In the hushed corners of our society, a sinister industry flourishes, largely hidden and unspoken of. It's an issue so shocking and perplexing that people tend to ignore it when brought to light. This is the pandemic of sex trafficking and child sex trafficking.
One might presume that in a civilized, developed nation like the United States, ...Read more
Suppose the president of the United States voices concern over media concentration. The president promises to consider antitrust suits to break up newspaper monopolies and retroactive legislation prohibiting newspapers from owning radio or television stations, including the remedy of divestment.
Suppose The Washington Post or The New York Times...Read more
In the recently concluded term, the Supreme Court found itself in a storm of consequential cases, overturning precedents and taking controversial stances that shifted society and uphold constitutional values. Democrats have, in reaction, decried the Supreme Court, framing it as a rogue entity, a politicized institution that has lost its ...Read more
For 247 years, America has consistently demonstrated itself to be the last bastion of freedom and hope on this planet. The Constitution, the foundation of our nation, has proven to be steadfast and unyielding, irrespective of the individuals in power or the ever-evolving identity of its people. As we advance into the 21st century, we face ...Read more