Confessions of a Former TSA Agent

In case you needed any confirmation that the TSA was intrusive, shameful, and useless … here you go. A former TSA agent, Jason Edward Harrington, who had been anonymously posting insider information on his blog, just came out of the shadows to re-confirm what we have all suspected for quite some time. Apparently, the TSA […]

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Minority Students Upset by Police’s Racial Suspect Descriptions

Black student groups at the University of Minnesota want the campus police to stop using racial suspect descriptions in their campus crime alerts. A group (including  members from the African American and African Studies department, Black Faculty and Staff Association, Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, Black Men’s Forum, Black Student Union and Huntley House […]

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Health Department Shuts Down 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur

It’s very important for young people to learn about real life as soon as possible. Back in the day, that meant learning how to work hard, how to succeed, how to manage finances… you know—how to become an entrepreneur, a business owner, an inventor, or the like. These days, teaching children about the real world […]

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MSNBC Sticks Foot in Mouth (Again) About Biracial Cheerio’s Ad

In 2013, Cheerio’s ran an ad for their cereal featuring a biracial family. When the commercial was posted to YouTube, it got flamed almost immediately by an assortment of gollums and trolls—who apparently have nothing at all to do but post inflammatory comments on websites. We have a few of those on this site actually. […]

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Is Gossip Good for Society?

A new study indicates that gossip is actually good for society because it increases cooperation and helps reform bullies. The study, conducted by Stanford University, separated participants into two cooperative groups. In one group, participants were allowed to confer about the performance of each member of their group for each stage of cooperative interaction. In […]

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Original Sin and a Southern Snow Storm

G. K. Chesterton wrote in Orthodoxy: Modern masters of science are much impressed with the need of beginning all inquiry with a fact. The ancient masters of religion were quite equally impressed with that necessity. They began with the fact of sin—a fact as practical as potatoes. . . . Certain new theologians dispute original […]

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Why Do Red States Have Higher Divorce Rates?

Don’t shoot the messenger, but it looks like there are some strange statistics floating around about red states and divorces rates. Apparently, counties with the highest percentage of conservative Protestant adherence also have the highest rates of divorce in the country. This is obviously odd. Conservative protestantism constantly harps about family values and the sacredness […]

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