Here is one demonstrable fact about the difference between Catholic and public schools: Students who study at Catholic schools do better in reading and math.
We know this because students who attended Catholic elementary schools in 2019 tested better in mathematics and reading than students who attended public schools.
The latest issue of the ...Read more
This is not a true story. It is hypothetical. But is it so fantastical it could never happen?
A 69-year-old woman was walking her poodle in a public park in Northern California in late November. She was not wearing a mask.
She walked by groups of people who were.
A police officer, meanwhile, monitored her movements from the security of his ...Read more
Do you remember this tragic and horrendous story?
It started on the afternoon of April 27, 2018, when a 28-year-old man in Nogales, Arizona, tried to rob a taxi driver. It eventually led to the murder of a police officer.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation later explained what happened in its annual summary of cases involving law enforcement ...Read more
One American gets up in the morning, gets in his car and drives down a congested highway to work.
Another wakes at noon and rides a subway to a saloon.
Which of these two -- if America's future takes a wrong turn -- would pay what might be called the "Buttigieg tax"?
CNBC's Kayla Tausche asked Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in a ...Read more
Is it better for a 3-year-old child to spend more time with a government employee or a mother?
President Joe Biden is pushing for a federal program to put preschool children in the hands of the former -- theoretically, as a benefit to the latter.
What about summer vacations? Should children have them? Or is it better to keep them in school 12 ...Read more
Noe Victelio Rivera-Batres is a citizen of El Salvador who was convicted of illegally crossing the border into the United States three years ago and then ended up living in Las Vegas.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement summarized his story in a press release it put out three weeks ago.
Rivera, it says, is a 50-year-old man, who "is a ...Read more
American children 14 years and younger are more likely to be murdered than to die because of COVID-19, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On Jan. 12, the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics published its final report on the death data for the United States in 2018.
It revealed that an evil, ...Read more
Back in 1994, a worried Delaware taxpayer sent a message to his senator. "Please don't force me to pay for abortions against my conscience," he said.
Joe Biden sent an unambiguous response.
"I will continue to abide by the same principle that has guided me throughout my 21 years in the Senate: those of us who are opposed to abortion should not...Read more
Three-and-a-half years ago, two alien children were caught illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States.
One of these children decided she wanted to terminate the life of the other.
She was the 17-year-old mother. The other was the seven-week-old baby in that mother's womb.
The agency that arrested this pregnant teenager ...Read more
Two years ago, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded a $25,000 grant to a group called Fresh Meat Productions, which is based in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco congressional district.
This taxpayer-funded grant, according to the NEA, went to "support a national tour of Boys in Trouble," which it described as a work "about ...Read more
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were ferocious advocates of religious freedom -- when the question revolved around consuming peyote.
In the 1980s, as the Supreme Court's summary would later explain in the case of Employment Division v. Smith, a "private drug rehabilitation organization" in Oregon fired two ...Read more
The United States ran a merchandise trade deficit of $310.8 billion with the People's Republic of China in 2020, according to data released Friday by the Census Bureau.
That was the largest merchandise trade deficit the United States ran with any country last year.
It was also the ninth straight year this nation's merchandise trade deficit ...Read more