Truth Trumps politics – or at least it should

by Laura Hollis -- "The Donald" has the chattering classes up in arms with his comments about illegal immigration across the border with Mexico. From misquoting him to characterizing his statements as more…

Liberty without wisdom

by Laura Hollis -- Writers commenting on the Supreme Court's recent discovery of a constitutional right to gay marriage have (quite logically) cast this as the latest chapter in the sexual revolution more…

Politics, poverty and the pope

by Laura Hollis -- Pope Francis is in the news again, not only for his recent environmental encyclical, "Laudato Si," but also for his off-the-cuff comments about businesses that manufacture weapons and more…

11 tips for GOP candidates

by Laura Hollis -- Now that Donald Trump and Jeb Bush have officially thrown their hats into the ring, there are two dozen official candidates for the Republican presidential nomination and a more…

Leftist dysfunction in academia

by Laura Hollis -- Over the past few years, we've more frequently seen articles and editorials about the increasingly hostile climate at our colleges and universities, with a new one appearing almost more…

In schools: No discipline, no peace

by Laura Hollis -- This week, an article is making the rounds describing the millions of dollars St. Paul, Minnesota, taxpayers have spent on "white privilege" training for teachers and administrators in more…

The quiet 'revolutions' of individual choice

by Laura Hollis -- It's graduation time again, and that means speeches, speeches everywhere. As someone who has taught at universities for the past 25 years, I have heard plenty of them. more…

The nonsensical 'basic income' movement

by Laura Hollis -- If there is one thing that most failed policy initiatives (not to mention entire political and economic systems) have in common, it would have to be the refusal more…

Hawaii, Greece and the Obamacare train wreck

by Laura Hollis -- Lost in the news of pre-primary charades, derailed trains, Scooby-Doo Hillary vans and ISIS attacks, Obamacare continues to slouch its way along the same inevitable trajectory as most more…

The left's new insult: 'Go fund yourself'

by Laura Hollis -- A significant number of Americans seems to no longer understand our Constitution, our system of government or the structure of our legal system. The outcry over crowd-funding support more…