High noon in Havana

by Barry Farber -- Ages ago I figured out a cute-but-serious way for a man to tell if a woman (even one he's only just met!) subconsciously considers him as a potential more…

Collision at sea: A sailor's perspective

by Franklin Raff -- [caption id="attachment_687749" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A Navy destroyer[/caption] As a Navy destroyer blasts through the night, a hesitant voice crackles to life on her VHF marine radio. "Vessel approaching more…

Trump: Even better at 150 days

by Andy Schlafly -- President Trump's accomplishments in his first 150 days have been drowned out in the media by their obsession with Russia and the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. more…

How to shrink the welfare state

by Star Parker -- Americans are justifiably frustrated regarding what is going on in Washington, D.C. But let's not forget that we elect these folks. We may have a mess, but we more…

'HipHoponomics' strike chord in charter school

by Walter Williams -- Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, more…

Jeff Bezos 'stingy'? Nothing wrong with that!

by John Stossel -- Thursday, right before Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced he'd acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, he tweeted a "request for ideas" for "philanthropy strategy." If you have suggestions more…