The Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress has just produced an important new study titled "The Demise of the Happy Two-Parent Home."
The report exhaustively presents data showing the shocking collapse of marriage and traditional family in America and then explores possible explanations for why it has happened.
In 1962, 71% of women ...Read more
Decent Americans who are feeling perplexed today shouldn't be ashamed about it. There is good reason to be perplexed.
On the one hand, in the name of health and safety, we are being asked by government to compromise personal freedoms that we have always taken for granted: going to work, going to church, sending our children off to school, ...Read more
President Donald Trump announced at the White House his unequivocal commitment to getting America's schools back open.
"So what we want to do is we want to get our schools open," he said. "We want to get them open quickly, beautifully, in the fall."
When the COVID-19 crisis was just beginning to grip the nation in March, parents were already ...Read more
The debate now surrounding the Emancipation Monument that stands in Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C., is a critical discussion in which I believe all Americans of goodwill and those who want racial harmony should engage.
The memorial shows a standing President Lincoln with the Emancipation Proclamation in his right hand and Archer Alexander, ...Read more
Among the Nobel Prizes awarded each year is the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
It was first awarded in 1901, and through 2019, 219 have received the award.
Of the 219 recipients, 100 have been American, according to Statista.
This one piece of information leads me to conclude there is a high likelihood it will be an American who ...Read more
With all the hot rhetoric about race and police, we would hope that we would be having a sober, serious national discussion on the issue that would shine light, understanding and answers.
But, unfortunately, light and understanding are not what drives Democrats.
And thanks to Democrats, we won't see any federal legislation this year dealing ...Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that homosexual and transgender individuals are covered by the anti-discrimination provision, Title VII, of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in his opinion: "An employer who fires an individual for being homosexual or transgender fires that person for traits or actions it would ...Read more
Henry Olsen, a scholar from the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., has a well-deserved reputation for on-target analysis on politics and elections.
Olsen just published a column in the Washington Post titled "Trump may be down, but he is not out. At least not yet."
The bottom has fallen out of President Donald Trump's ...Read more
As more of our political elite joins the mobs in the streets to conflate the death of George Floyd with a general indictment of America as a racist and evil nation, black Americans, more than anyone, will suffer.
Former President George W. Bush has now weighed in to falsely accuse our nation of "systemic racism."
President Bush was born to a ...Read more
In 1992, I operated a small publishing business in Los Angeles. It was destroyed as a result of riots that ensued after four police officers were acquitted of charges of excessive violence in the beating of Rodney King.
It changed my life. I focused my resolve to work in public policy to change destructive realities that were taking our ...Read more
President Donald Trump stepped up to declare houses of worship "essential places that provide essential services" to the American people.
"The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important, essential places of faith to open right now for this weekend," he said.
The president raised eyebrows by declaring that he will "...Read more
With the House passage of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's $3 trillion Heroes Act, COVID-19 policy has now officially transformed into presidential politics 2020.
Let's recall that prior to the crisis, the nation appeared quite pleased with the leadership that President Donald Trump was providing.
The economy was growing at a brisk pace, with job ...Read more
I'm pleased to read that Republican leaders in the White House and on Capitol Hill want to take a pause before enacting more coronavirus stimulus spending.
Thinking about the coronavirus debt that my grandchildren will have to endure is already starting to keep me up at night.
But what really had me in cold sweats was when I found myself ...Read more