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Stuart Kaufman: War of the Words

I will be 75 years old in February; I was convinced that I was going to die at age 61. Two of my uncles died from heart attacks at age 61. My grandfather died from a heart attack at age 61. My...

Two Different Views of Insanity: One Rational, One Not To Much (But Becoming Mainstream)

Recently I came across two articles concerning the same general subject of transgenderism and the differences between boys and girls. The first was a truly sensible and factual article by Ben...

The Chief Justice Has It Wrong…Again!

Last week, an Obama-appointed judge on the notoriously biased Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a non-sensical ruling that flies in the face of existing laws. He ruled that the President’s...

(As Usual) Democrats Cry RACISM in Mississippi Run-Offs

As I write this, the run-off election between Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy in Mississippi is coming down to the wire as polls start closing in a few minutes. The race appeared to be a...

Prager University: Build the Wall

Let me preface this one with the statement that I believe Prager University to be a fabulous method for spreading knowledge among the masses and those who do not take a lot of time to digest all...

Katherine Daigle: Authentic, Honest Choice for Mayor of Irvine

After over three years and fifty plus articles, I remain a proud writer for PolitiChicks. Part of that pride is that I share these pages with some of the best writers in America. Writers that...

The Guttenberg Campaign: Effective, or Emotional Attack on 2nd Amendment?

Let me preface this essay with the admission that I have no way to comprehend the anguish and pain that anyone experiences from the loss of a child to a violent event such as a school shooting. I...

Not #FakeNews: Outright Fabrication

A recent article from Western Journalism (here) reports the severe beating of an elderly Orthodox Jewish man, Lipa Schwartz, 62, in Brooklyn, New York, in the middle of an intersection. The...

Does The Constitution Literally Give Us The Right To Violently Protest?

Perhaps I am opening myself up to a lot of criticism because so many people say, “We have the right to protest, to march, to even use violence if it makes our point. It is constitutional.” No it...

Can Technology Resolve Concerns about Classroom Evaluations?

EdWeek’s newsletter carried an article last week that set off the bells and whistles within me because the subject was one that I have contemplated for several years. During that time I have had...

The Politicization of Rape

OK, let me lay it out. I have some extreme views on rape. Personally, I believe that proven allegations and convictions of rape should be considered on the same level as the crime of...

What Really Needs to Be Done About Gun Violence

Jack Davis provided an article (here) that truly was heartbreaking. A couple, Gary and Jackie Skelton, who moved to the very small town of Leggett, NC, to “enjoy a quiet life” according to their...

Speaking of Bullying…

This past spring when Melania Trump announced that she was initiating a nationwide anti-bullying campaign to serve as a motivational program for America’s youth called Be Best! I could not think...

Capitulation (and/or Political Correctness) is Not the Answer to Racism

This essay is not to be politically correct. I preface this clear and unequivocal statement because I have experienced interactions with a variety of people from diverse ethnic backgrounds and...

Barry Shaw’s View From Israel: The Curious Case of Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn leads a political ideology that sees evil in the world. It is not the evil of communism that has slaughtered and repressed hundreds of millions of their own people in places like...