Christopher Hitchens: Courage to be Contrarian

The passing of Christopher Hitchens this week leaves a deep intellectual hole in the English speaking world. A contrarian by nature, he first made his mark as an anti-imperialist Trotskyite of the 1968 stripe before breaking with the Left over 9/11 and moving into unchartered waters somewhere between neo-conservatism and celebrity liberalism. Many More...

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By Paul Bianco On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Black Friday Just Seems To Get Blacker

The term Black Friday is used to describe the day which begins the Christmas shopping season when retailers begin to turn a profit, meaning that they are finally “in the black” for the year. But Black More...

By Russell Halley On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Homeless in the Material World

Anthony Ciccone is down on his luck. When the 55 year old Michigan native lost his sales job at a vineyard, things started to slide downhill. For the last year and a half he’s been among the ranks of the homeless, More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

A Tale of Two Mothers

The stories of two very different mothers were juxtaposed in the New York Post on Saturday, October 22. The story on page 5 concerns a Florida wife and mother of four who decided that it was a keen idea to abandon More...

By The Editors On Monday, October 3rd, 2011

The Manson Family Enrolls at Georgia State

by Mike Adams Every year or so I teach a course called “Trials of the Century.” The class examines famous American trials from various standpoints – legal, cultural, and otherwise. Students enjoy most of the More...

By The Editors On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Obama Draws the Line

Obama’s Abortion Absolutism and the 1st Amendment by Timothy Carney In 1994, abortion-lobby champion Ted Kennedy passed the Free Access to Clinics Act (FACE), which imposes stricter limitations on peaceful More...

By Andrew Ryan On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Justice Is Served?

The West Memphis Three were tried and convicted in 1994 of the 1993 murders of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. Damien Echols was sentenced to death, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. was sentenced to life imprisonment More...

By Andrew Ryan On Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Someone at Costco Read The Electric Bill.

Back in the 1990s, when it seemed like electric vehicles were gaining traction with consumers, Costco did something unusual: the big-box retailer installed charging stations at many of its California locations. More...

By Andrew Ryan On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Odds Are Your Child Is Left Behind.

State and local education officials have been begging the federal government for relief from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law, but school starts soon and Congress still hasn’t More...

By Andrew Ryan On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The Video Game Blame.

A recent attack in Norway by terrorist Anders Behring Breivik — who killed 77 people at a political youth camp — has caused various Norwegian retailers to pull violent video games from their stores’ More...