University of Kansas Offers Controversial Course

The conservative college watchdog organization Campus Reform brings attention to what’s going on at our institutions of higher learning, particularly when it comes to wasteful spending, questionable course offerings, or unfair treatment in the classroom. They...

Second Amendment Wave Sweeps Commonwealth

An interesting phenomenon is sweeping the Commonwealth. It’s a move by local governments to pass resolutions affirming Second Amendment rights of citizens to keep and bear arms. The Trigg County Fiscal Court was one of the latest county governments to approve...

Kentucky Constitutional officers Inaugurated

Last week, Kentucky’s constitutional officers were sworn into office. Gov. Andy Beshear kicked off the event and struck a conciliatory tone. He talked about elevating respect and civility. He also referenced the Golden Rule and the second great commandment to...

THE LEFT’S CAMPAIGN OF INTIMIDATION

The other day I received a postcard that said the Commonwealth Policy Center was on a website called Who’s Funding Hate? The California-based group called Unite Here essentially says you’re a hate group if you believe that marriage is between a man and woman. So it...

AOC’S NEW POVERTY-FIGHTING PROGRAM

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is proposing new poverty-fighting programs which include an expansion of Medicaid to illegal immigrants. Her plan is called “A Just Society,” and it would increase the federal poverty line and expand benefits to include...

CHANGING DEFINITION OF WOMAN?

The Oxford Dictionary is being challenged to change the definition of woman. An online petition is being circulated that is pressuring Oxford Dictionary to broaden the definition of woman. Signatories want Oxford University Press to “eliminate all phrases and...

GENDER EXTREMISM

There’s a new term today: gender extremism. This is an ideology that teaches that human beings can change their gender at will and that society must agree with a person’s extreme choices. The conflict is over forcing the rest of society to agree and accommodate an...

SHOULD THE BIBLE BE TAUGHT IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS?

In 2017, a bill passed the legislature that allowed teaching the Bible as an elective course. It’s been argued that the Bible is the single most influential book upon Western civilization. And in order for young people to understand our foundations, they must...

Politics isn’t Everything

French philosopher Jacques Ellul warned about making everything political. He called this the “political illusion”—the belief that most of our problems are political and therefore require political solutions. Truth is, not everything is political, nor does it have a...

SUGGESTIONS FOR A BETTER NEW YEAR

The beginning of a New Year is a great time to take inventory on the last year and ask yourself how you can make the upcoming year even better. Here are a few suggestions: Love more. Complain less. Don’t blame but rather ask: “how can I help?” or...

Resolution Follow Through

If you’re like nearly half of America you’ll make some kind of New Year resolution. Maybe you’ve resolved to eat better, exercise more or spend more time with family. Whatever they might be, we all want to do better in the new year. The ever-witty...

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet? Popular resolutions involve personal development, eating better and exercising more. How about working on spiritual growth? Why not work on practicing the Golden Rule—treating others as you’d like to be treated....