Endangered: Western civilization

by Rebecca Hagelin -- When the U.S. population officially hit the 300 million mark last October, there weren't any celebrations. Most news organizations took note of it and moved on. Environmentalists and more…

What's the key to business success?

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Professional athletes taking steroids. Corporate bigwigs cooking the books. College students cheating on exams. Parents going ballistic at kids' sporting events. Politicians resorting to dirty tricks. What do more…

Go see 'Amazing Grace'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Mention the word "slavery," and people think of the distant past – of Africans who were cruelly kidnapped from their homeland and forced to work in brutal conditions more…

Moviemakers: Still in the dark

by Rebecca Hagelin -- There's nothing like a cold winter day to make you think about taking the family to the local multiplex and seeing a movie. Grab some popcorn, forget your more…

Do pro-life laws make a difference?

by Rebecca Hagelin -- For 34 years, it's been legal in America for mothers to kill their pre-born babies. It's difficult to imagine that the culture my teenagers and so many young more…

Separate and unequal

by Rebecca Hagelin -- One of the most critical values my husband and I try to teach our three teenagers is the importance and joy of marriage. After my desire for my more…

Wealth and economic freedom go hand in hand

by Rebecca Hagelin -- It's a question that has perplexed politicians, philosophers and philanthropists for generations: Why are some countries rich and others poor? Some say it's a matter of luck – more…

Dodging the perfect storm

by Rebecca Hagelin -- There's a tsunami on the horizon – and it's heading our way. No, it won't drown innocent lives or destroy the landscape as did the horrific tsunami of more…

Picking the terrorists' pockets

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Conservatives are often accused of being anti-government. It's an unfair rap – coming, ironically, from liberals whose blind faith in government causes plenty of social ills – but more…

Learning from 'a glorious disaster'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- It's only natural, on the threshold of a new year, to think about beginnings. So let me ask my fellow conservatives: When did the modern conservative movement get more…