How The Welfare State Begins, and Ends

A Cato intern, Silvia Morandotti, used her artistic skills to create two images that show what a welfare state looks like when it first begins and what it eventually becomes. From The Daily Hatch: These images are remarkably accurate. The … Continue reading

Three Reasons to Vote For Trump

Those who were supporters of Scott Walker, Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz are understandably having a hard time reconciling themselves to casting their vote for Donald Trump. I share their concerns. Recognizing that this election is a choice between bad … Continue reading

Why we wear a poppy on our lapels today

Because in May,1915 John McCrae wrote this poem: In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. … Continue reading

35% of Colorado high school graduates unprepared for college

According to the 2015 Legislative Report on Remedial Education put out by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, 35% of Colorado high school graduates need remedial education before they are ready for college-level curriculum. Considering that college-level Curriculum is not at … Continue reading

Subjective Moral Reasoning

During the open forum at the University of Pennsylvania in Febuary, 2014 a young student asked Ravi Zacharias and Nabeel Qureshi: “Why are you so afraid of subjective moral reasoning?” Obviously, the young student is a product of the public schools … Continue reading

When all they have is circumstantial evidence

Circumstantial evidence is evidence that relies on an inference to connect it to a conclusion of fact—like a fingerprint at the scene of a crime. By contrast, direct evidence supports the truth of an assertion directly—i.e., without need for any … Continue reading

Trump or Hillary: Hyperventilating Conservatives Need A Realty Check

The “NeverTrump” attitude is self destructive for Republicans and conservatives, yet it appears that it will be difficult for some to give it up and declare their support for Trump. Conservative magazines (e.g., National Review, The Weekly Standard, Commentary), blog sites (e.g., RedState, Erick Erickson’s The … Continue reading