A Hero and a Coward: The Story of a Divided Nation

By this time, most readers will recall the viral videoes of Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims bullying an elderly lady and later harassing teenage girls protesting at a Philadelphia-area Planned Parenthood “clinic.” Fewer will have … Continue reading

Is the Popular Video Game Fortnite Sinful?

The video game, Fortnite Battle Royale, is disrupting many a household: Parents tell horror stories of young sons who play it non-stop and suddenly turn violent toward those who oppose their playing. For those unfamiliar with … Continue reading

Y’all Want Some Caviar?

American Caviar … Only in America Caviar is arguably one of the finest things to please the palate of food connoisseurs. Harvested from the prehistoric sturgeon, a fish found more commonly in the Caspian and … Continue reading

Standing Room Only for ‘Return to Order’ at Belle Harbor

At the May 13 meeting of the Rockaway Republican Club, John Horvat presented “My Case for a Return to Order” to a crowd of over sixty members. The standing-room-only event was held at the Rockaway … Continue reading

Growing Up Helpless in a World Without Hope: Teenagers, Divorce and Suicide

On January 22, 2017, fourteen-year-old Naika Venant committed suicide in her Miami, Florida foster-home while broadcasting her death on Facebook. Her suicide might be ascribed to her troubled past. However, not all teens who commit … Continue reading

Should There Really Be Dress Codes for Parents?

A Houston high school has just issued a dress code that points out the importance of maintaining standards. In this case, the standard was minimal, and the intention was reasonable. The irrational reaction to it … Continue reading

Why Kansas Parents Want Computers out of the Classroom

Everyone wants better schools. Advocates of computers in the classroom have long held out the promise of supercharging the learning process. The right computer program, they argue, could provide continual stimulation to the fast learners … Continue reading

When 500 Types of Pasta Are Not Good Enough

Paging through the food section of The Wall Street Journal, I was enchanted by an illustrated article about American chefs who are now offering a world of pasta to discerning customers. The adventure takes people … Continue reading

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