Self-Sexualization in Young Girls
Earlier this month, Knox College psychologists Gail Ferguson and Christy Starr released troubling findings showing that girls as young as age six view themselves as sexual objects. “The new study is the first to identify self-sexualization in young girls. The ...
A New Standard for the Obituary
Val Patterson may be redefining the obituary.
Patterson passed away on July 10 at the age of 59 after a battle with throat cancer. In his self-penned obituary, Patterson “came clean” about a series of minor crimes and falsehoods he never publicly ...
FDA Approves First HIV Preventative Pill
Scientists are one step closer to curing what has so far been an incurable disease.
On Monday, the FDA approved the first pill to help prevent HIV. The pill, named “Truvada” acts as “a preventive measure for healthy people who ...
Americans Lose Faith In Televised News
A Gallup Poll released yesterday revealed that American confidence in televised news has dropped. No kidding. Thanks to the botched coverage of the Supreme Court health care ruling by CNN and Fox News this comes as no surprise. However, participants ...
Chuck Norris Doesn’t Ask Questions, Questions Ask Chuck Norris . . .
On Tuesday, actor and known conservative Chuck Norris wrote an article for AmmoLand questioning Boy Scouts of America national board member James Turley and the Obama administration for efforts to overturn the BSA’s policy banning gay Scouts ...
Sea Levels Are Rising Dangerously, Or Not
The world is coming to an end — and it’s coming faster to North America’s east coast. CBS reports on U.S. Geological Survey data published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change,
From Cape Hatteras, N....
Just Another Case of Selective Reporting
Last week the number of lives lost in the war in Afghanistan reached 2,000. Backtrack seven years to 2005 when the same number was reached in Iraq and a sad, stark contrast becomes apparent. Coverage for the 2,000 mark in Iraq took ABC, ...
The “Man-cession” and the War on Women
As Robert VerBruggen astutely pointed out yesterday, Elizabeth Wurtzel clearly needs to get out more. Last Friday, in an article published in The Atlantic, Wurtzel sought to knock some sense into the stay-at-home moms of America and revive the spirit ...
The Consequences of Summer
Summer, a time of warm, school-free bliss, has come under fire.
Peter Orszag, former director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama administration, recently penned, “How Summer Is Making U.S Kids Dumber and Fatter.” In his ...
Half a Million Tax Dollars Go Missing
A report published by the DOE Office of Inspector General says the agency has been unable to locate $500,000 worth of equipment purchased with stimulus money. The $500,000 was part of a $2 billion Recovery Act dispersment given to the Advanced Batteries and ...
Mistrust in Televised News
A Gallup poll released on Tuesday shows that Americans’ confidence in televised news has dropped. “No kidding,” you might say, after the botched coverage of the Supreme Court health-care ruling by CNN and Fox News. But participants were polled ...
According to a recent Hill Poll, 56 percent of potential voters believe that President Obama’s first term has negatively impacted the country.
“A new poll for The Hill found 56 percent of likely voters believe Obama’s first term has transformed ...
Obama Administration Officials: Mandate Not a Tax
Feb 28, 2012, Obama HHS Secretary Sebelius:
Feb 15, 2012, Obama OMB Director Jeffrey Zients:
Previewing the Euro 2012 Semifinals
The semifinals for the UEFA Euro 2012 have been set. On Sunday, Italy beat England in penalty kicks after a grueling 120-minute match. Italy is set to play undefeated Germany on Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. The “Battle of Iberia,” Spain versus ...
Obama's Evolving Position on Executive Privilege
This morning, President Obama invoked executive privilege to withhold documents requested as evidence by the House Oversight Committee as part of its ongoing investigation into the administration’s Fast and Furious program. The move was intended to relieve Attorney General ...
The Case Against Single-Sex schooling
The structure of the U.S. educational system is not only a topic of political debate — it’s a topic of psychological debate as well. Rebecca Bigler, professor of psychology and gender studies at the University of Texas, Austin, and ...