Busy Parents: The Real Cause of Childhood Obesity


I recently ended up in a long conversation with another mother at our children’s elementary school who told me about the ongoing conflict among the school’s board members about nutrition in the school. Apparently, the head of the committee wants all things sugar banned from the school — even lollipops for Valentine’s Day.
My friend — [...]

The Wrong Way to Fight Jihad


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Vijay Kumar, a native of India, gives a stern warning to the West about failed approaches in confronting Radical Islam.

The Truth About the CBO


Is the CBO really so infallible?
Almost alone in the public’s appraisal of the government, the Congressional Budget Office emerged from the health care debate as a symbol of nonpartisan truth-telling. Who, asked the media, would doubt the Non-Partisan, Objective CBO? If the CBO claims that the Democrats’ plan will reduce the deficit, who are we [...]

Ann Coulter in Canada: The Dumbening


This is Ann Coulter’s last day in Canada, and I’ll bet she’s all busted up about that.
Tonight she speaks at the University of Calgary. Being Westerners, Albertans will be more hospitable to Coulter than the rioters in Ottawa and its ineffectual police “force”. In fact, the Calgary gig has been moved to a larger venue [...]

HuffPo Columnist Calls For an End to Right-Wing Terrorism and an Apology to Napolitano


For almost a decade I worked in a domestic violence shelter. I sat with women who were shaking, bruised and ashamed. They were in utter shock and disbelief at the violence that had just occurred. The names of the people in each woman’s story were different but the story lines were remarkably the same.
Police [...]

Gay Men Can Fight, and That’s the Problem


Far from supporting the case for openly gay military service, the U.S. military’s experience with women instead offers a cautionary tale warning against open homosexuality within the ranks.

Co-Sleeping and Other Politically Correct Parenting Concepts


According to yesterday morning’s segment on Good Morning America, getting kids to sleep in their own beds has become so difficult it’s costing parents money. Parents like George Stephanopoulos and his wife have turned to sleep therapists to help them get their kids to bed at night.
“Ellie and I are now waving the white flag [...]

My Visit to UNC


The campus police came in force to my lecture at the University of North Carolina but the radicals whom they were there to keep from disrupting the event did not. The reason was obvious. When the SDS and the other fascist groups which infest this campus as they do every other [...]

Book review: Why Intelligence Fails – WSJ.com


When we hear the sound of hoofbeats, should we think horses or zebras? The question is a classic problem of intelligence analysis. Too often in recent years the CIA, FBI and Department of Homeland Security have got it wrong—most recently with the Christmas Day underwear bomber, who was able to board a U.S.-bound flight despite […]

The Heretics: McIntyre and McKitrick


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A retired engineer and an economics professor are a thorn in the side of the global warming establishment.