• A New Addiction that Menaces Teenagers

    A New Addiction that Menaces Teenagers

    The World Health Organization has now recognized video game addiction as a serious threat to public health. The 11th International Classification of Diseases defines “gaming disorder” as playing games so obsessively “that it takes precedence over other life interests.” Up to 6 percent of adolescents reportedly suffer from this condition,…

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  • Political Comeback of the Year

    Political Comeback of the Year

    Major League Baseball offers an award for Comeback Player of the Year, and if major league politics handed out a similar prize, Texas Senator Ted Cruz would deserve it. After the embarrassment of a failed presidential campaign and his hostile relationship with the victorious Donald Trump​,​ he's emerged as a…

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  • The Key to November: Turnout

    The key factor that will decide control of Congress in November's election isn't President Trump's approval rating or the results of the Mueller investigation. It's election day turnout, where results vary widely from year to year. In the last midterm election in 2014, voting participation dropped to its lowest level…

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  • Why Do Americans Prefer Sports to Politics?

    Why Do Americans Prefer Sports to Politics?

    During a visit to Washington DC in June, I saw an estimated 200,000 revelers in the street to celebrate what some called “the greatest day of my life.” The cause for jubilation wasn't some political victory; it was the clinching game that enabled the Washington Capitals to win hockey's Stanley…

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  • Miss America: The Latest Institution Destroyed by the Left

    As I have documented repeatedly, the left ruins just about everything it touches: the universities, the arts, the elementary schools and high schools, religion, sports and ordinary, everyday interactions between human beings — especially human beings of different races. The latest examples — in just the last few weeks —…

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  • Google’s New Slogan

    The original slogan of Google was “Don't be evil.” When Google changed its corporate name to Alphabet in 2015, it changed the slogan to “Do the right thing.” If it were to be true to its values, Google should have changed its slogan from “Don't be evil” to “Don't fight…

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