• Virtual Neighborhoods
    June 5, 2014

    Virtual Neighborhoods

    “We’ve turned into a nation of TV watchers, video-game players, and virtual sex addicts,” observed the cheerful old cynic.
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  • Suicide State
    March 3, 2014

    Suicide State

    “We don’t divorce our men; we bury them,” instructs Stella Bernard, played by a loony Ruth Gordon, in Lord Love a Duck (1966). That’s certainly better social policy than America has pursued since 1970, with no-fault divorce shattering...
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  • Prosperity
    December 1, 2010


    Declining prosperity is now a settled fact of American life. Prosperity is not measured by the day’s average of stock speculation, or the profits of bankers, or the munificence of government subsidies and salaries, or the consumption of luxury...
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  • Break out the Booze?
    September 2, 2010

    Break out the Booze?

    No healthy boy has ever wanted to go to school. I know I did not. Parents who are confronted with a son who has played hooky or feigned a stomachache will sometimes try to reason with him, explaining why it is important to get a good education....
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  • Child Abuse, the State, and the Russian Family
    June 3, 2010

    Child Abuse, the State, and the Russian Family

    It was another episode in a series of shocking crimes against children. Little Sasha, just three years old, was pulled from the frigid waters of the Pekhorka River in January 2009.
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  • A Poverty of Spirit
    Vital Signs
    May 1, 2010

    A Poverty of Spirit

    A little-known federal program called Supplemental Security Income (SSI) fosters dependency and destructive behavior among our nation’s poor. SSI was begun in 1974 with the intention of helping aged, blind, and disabled people of little or no...
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