Loving God and people above all else

by Rebecca Hagelin -- For this mother of three teenagers, life is insanely busy. School, homework, activities, sports, church, doctors appointments, friends, teachers ... not to mention the stress that goes into more…

So much for academic freedom ...

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Scott Savage is a peaceful, devout Quaker who, like the Amish, avoids much of modern technology, and by all accounts is a gentlemen in both his personal and more…

A lesson in history and conservative values

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "Why are you here?" I asked, only half joking. James Swanson – overnight sensation and best-selling author of "Manhunt: The Twelve Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer," grinned as more…

Video game violence & our sons

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "Life is like a video game. Everyone has to die sometime." If you spent part of your youth playing "Pac-Man" and "Space Invaders," such a statement must seem more…

A beneficial budget blueprint

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Thanks to the outrageous, profligate spending habits of our elected officials, every taxpayer reading this is in serious trouble. As Heritage Foundation budget expert Brian Riedl notes in more…

'Getting America right'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- How did it come to this? How did conservative leaders lose their way? And what must be done now to get America on the right path before it's more…

'Kiss me, touch me, feel me, rape me'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "Kiss me", "Touch me", "Feel me", "Rape me" – the invitations flashed across the photo of a scantily clad young woman on one of the most popular teen more…

The lessons of school choice

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Choosing how your children are educated should be as routine in America as the ability to choose your neighborhood, your church and your place of employment. It stuns more…

More than merely 'off course'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Imagine, for a moment, you're back in 2000. A visitor from the present day arrives and tells you that Washington is spending almost $22,000 per household, the most more…

A plan for Iran

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Iran today stands at a crossroads. In one direction lies peace. In the other, isolation, economic harm, international denunciation, military pressure ... maybe even war. Which road will more…