Thanksgiving, a uniquely American holiday

Thanksgiving, a uniquely American holiday

A senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Melanie Kirkpatrick has written and spoken often about the significance of Thanksgiving Day. Following are selected excerpts: Charity: Americans have a long tradition of individual giving on Thanksgiving. George Washington, in 1789, donated beer and hot meals to imprisoned debtors in New York. During the Civil War on […]

Is math racist? Yes, according to Seattle Public Schools

Is math racist? Yes, according to Seattle Public Schools

Special to CosmicTribune.com FPI / October 22, 2019 The Seattle Public Schools Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee (ESAC) has determined that math is subjective and racist. In a draft for its Math Ethnic Studies framework, the ESAC writes that Western mathematics is “used to disenfranchise people and communities of color.” Using the ESAC’s framework, Seattle’s public […]

Mind manipulation through mass entertainment

Mind manipulation through mass entertainment

Planned Parenthood director of arts and entertainment engagement Caren Spruch told The Washington Post in an article published Sept. 23 that she has advised film and television show creators on over 150 projects over the years. Spruch sees her efforts as a way to, as the article puts it, set “a new standard for stories […]

Lessons from history: The Great Wall and the fall of Rome

Lessons from history: The Great Wall and the fall of Rome

Special to CosmicTribune.com By Bill Federer, September 5, 2019 Great Wall of China By 220 AD, the Later Eastern Han Dynasty had extended sections of the Great Wall of China along its Mongolian border. This resulted in the Northern Huns attacking west instead of east. It created a domino effect of displaced tribes migrating west […]

A partial survey of not-so-shining Hollywood stars

A partial survey of not-so-shining Hollywood stars

Special to CosmicTribune.com By Larry Elder During the 2016 presidential campaign, a man dressed like a construction worker, carrying a pickax, destroyed Donald Trump’s sidewalk star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce promptly replaced it. Just three weeks ago, a different man, presumably with a different pickax, also destroyed Trump’s […]

Two trillion dollar stories: What if there had been no Steve Jobs?

Two trillion dollar stories: What if there had been no Steve Jobs?

By Star Parker Apple has become the first U.S. company in history to attain a trillion-dollar valuation. Here are a few thoughts about the relevance of this to our country today. The story of Apple is the story of Steve Jobs. He co-founded the company in 1976 at the age 21, was fired from this […]

There she goes, Miss America . . . The Left’s rampage continues

There she goes, Miss America . . . The Left’s rampage continues

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager As I have documented repeatedly, the Left ruins just about everything it touches: the universities, the arts, the elementary schools and high schools, religion, sports and ordinary, everyday interactions between human beings — especially human beings of different races. The latest examples — in just the last few weeks — […]