In the realm of education, crises are not merely disruptions but illuminations of systemic failures that have festered beneath the surface for decades. The United States stands at a crossroads where the path forward demands not just acknowledgment of these failures but a steadfast commitment to rectifying them. The initiatives across states, ...Read more
A masterpiece of duplicity is President Joe Biden. You would assume that after decades in the Senate, he would have gained some knowledge of how to legislate. But no. Instead of making any attempt to actually solve the border crisis, he puts up a weak, glorified illegal invasion management bill -- not to stop illegals, just to manage them better...Read more
There's a standoff in Texas, and it's not between cowboys this time. It's between the Texas National Guard and federal border agents. All of this is occurring in the wake of a Supreme Court decision requiring the Texas National Guard to grant access to federal border agents deployed by the Biden administration in order to take down razor wire ...Read more
In the shadowed corners of the Middle East, where ancient trade routes twist like serpents through the desert, lies an obscure outpost in Jordan called Tower 22 (T-22). This newly discovered outpost and the name, now a glaring testament to the convoluted and often opaque nature of modern warfare and foreign policy, became known to most ...Read more
The United States is known for its economic and military prowess. Its diversity of cultures and ideas has made the U.S. a destination for people from all over the world in search of the American dream. Despite this fact, even the wealthiest country in the world deals with poverty.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 42.31 million people live ...Read more
Charlie Kirk, speaking before students and teachers at AmericaFest, a political convention organized by Turning Point, insisted, "MLK [Martin Luther King Jr.] was awful. He's not a good person. He said one good thing he actually didn't believe."
Mr. Kirk has never risked that last full measure of devotion for any principle higher than himself...Read more
Children are not property to be exploited; they are gifts from God -- and what do you do with a gift? You cherish it, grow it and protect it. Yet, in a world marred by moral decay and power imbalances, the most vulnerable among us, children, often fall prey to the darkest desires of influential figures.
The Jeffrey Epstein case, among others,...Read more
The leisurely pace of the new year gives birth to reflection. We celebrate the new year, but from time immemorial each new year proves the prescience of Ecclesiastes, that there is nothing new under the sun. Then why do the celebrations endure? Because hope springs eternal. Happiness is commonly the temporary suspension of disbelief. Dreams ...Read more
Looking backward over 2023 and looking forward to 2024 recalls ancient wisdom. Ecclesiastes: "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr employed different phraseology: "The more things change, the more they stay the same." Lord Byron in "Childe Harold's ...Read more
Next time you tune in to a high-profile Senate hearing -- perhaps to view a Supreme Court nominee sit before the Senate to be questioned during his or her nomination process -- consider this: A man sodomized another man in that very room, in one of the very seats that a sitting Senate representative would sit to engage in his or her ...Read more
The political landscape is changing in an unprecedented way: An increasing number of men of color, particularly Black and Hispanic voters, are becoming more receptive to Republican ideologies. This shift, underscored by concerns centered on economic opportunity and financial sustainability, suggests these men are seeking an environment that ...Read more
In times of great tragedy and moral turmoil, there has always been a peculiar strain of moral equivocation that can be as troubling as the events themselves. It's a sentiment that suggests an evasion of responsibility, an attempt to retreat to the comfort of neutrality and a refusal to acknowledge the stark realities of history. Today, as we ...Read more