Family

  • Prosperity
    December 2010

    Prosperity

    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 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 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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  • Adopting Indecency
    May 2010

    Adopting Indecency

    It’s not normal anymore to talk about normal. Yet, in so speaking, Scott Brown was 1,000 percent right. It really, truly, honestly is not normal for two people of the same sex to undertake the vital and holy estate of parenthood.
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  • A Poverty of Spirit
    May 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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  • Janie's Got a Gun
    January 2010

    Janie's Got a Gun

    The bodies were barely cold at Ft. Hood when Slate.com writer William Saletan unlimbered his guns. It is, he announced, time for the military to lift its policy exempting women from combat.
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