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Politics in the Classroom? Yes or No?

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Representative Will Tallman announced in September 2018 his intention to introduce legislation to create a Teacher Code of Ethics designed to constrain political and ideological influence over public school classrooms.  This Teacher Code of Ethics would officially characterize support, opposition or endorsements of officials, candidates, legislation, court cases, party platform and national policy as speech […]

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Tiffany Sounds the Alarm on Marriage

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A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “A Makeover Rings True for Tiffany,” touts the high-end American jeweler’s recent upturn in sales and stock price attributing the surge to a shift in advertising toward clients of alternative lifestyles.  Citing the plummeting marriage rate in the US,  leadership of the fine retailer claims their advertising […]

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Who’s waging war on our meritocracy?

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The traditional American system of cultivating fertile grounds of opportunity in which effort and ability fuse thus giving rise to qualified, skilled citizens prepared to take their unique place in society is eroding at an astounding rate. What is contributing to the erosion of our merit-based system? It is the rise of the “diversocrat.” Diversity […]

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The Democrats Abandon Catholics

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If you value religious education or life’s sanctity, you’re not welcome in the party.  By Cardinal Timothy Dolan March 22, 2018 7:29 p.m. ET 1330 COMMENTS  A couple of events over the past few weeks brought to mind two towering people who had a tremendous effect on the Archdiocese of New York and the U.S. […]

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Is Western Democracy ready to take a stand?

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No one paying attention can deny we’re living in fascinating times, horrifying and treacherous, but nevertheless fascinating.  Grassroots efforts have cobbled together to destabilize the trend toward a fully globalized economy;  the forerunner to a liberal world order, and the pendulum has taken a rather hard swing back toward defense of the nation-state; protection of […]

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Pennsylvania: Eliminate the Marriage License?

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In the wake of the tsunami of controversy over gay versus traditional marriage, several states have proposed legislation to outright eliminate the state requirement to obtain marriage licenses. Alabama, Wyoming, Nevada, Missouri and Indiana have all contemplated this measure and the question is:  should Pennsylvania get on board?  Missouri’s legislation proposes to replace marriage licenses […]

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UNESCO’s plan for your kid’s character

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The soul of the country, and even of the world, seems to be going dark. The most sinister side of the human nature seems boldly on display. We are all unsettled but unsure what to do. Many believe that the cut from tradition, the lessons of history and morality emboldens the darker side of man. […]