Culture

The Left’s Inconsistent Stance on Provocative Art

Jonah Goldberg,  Why aren’t liberals offering Pamela Geller a federal subsidy? Geller is the blogger-activist who organized the “Draw Muhammad” exhibition in Garland, Texas, which inspired some DIY jihadists to… read more The Left’s Inconsistent Stance on Provocative Art

To Break the Cycle of Poverty in Baltimore, Fix the Culture of Poverty

Jonah Goldberg, Neighborhoods matter. That’s the upshot of two fascinating new studies from Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues. In the 1990s, the federal government launched an experiment, called… read more To Break the Cycle of Poverty in Baltimore, Fix the Culture of Poverty

If Everybody Likes You, You’re Doing Something Wrong

John Hawkins,   Do you know how to get lots of people to hate you in America? In the age when people seem to bend over backwards to let you know… read more If Everybody Likes You, You’re Doing Something Wrong

‘Fast and Furious’: Has America’s basic building block become the posse?

 The Fast and Furious movies are blazing a trail into the record books. The 2013 Fast & Furious 6, which hauled in $788 worldwide, has now been topped by Furious… read more ‘Fast and Furious’: Has America’s basic building block become the posse?

Michael Youssef: Don’t Blame Obama for America’s Moral Decay

 There is a segment of our society that is ready to blame President Obama for everything, including America’s moral disintegration. Although Obama’s election and reelection were manifestations of America’s decline,… read more Michael Youssef: Don’t Blame Obama for America’s Moral Decay

Derek Hunter: The New Dictionary

 In the 1980s there was a TV show called “Not Necessarily The News” on HBO that featured something called “sniglets.” Although it’s probably a hate-crime to say the word “sniglet”… read more Derek Hunter: The New Dictionary