Is your schoolchild watching too much television? Eating too many junk foods and drinks instead of what's healthy? Nagging you to buy expensive sneakers? Too easily swayed by advertising? If so, why are the schools encouraging all those … [Read more...] about Commercialism Is Rampant In The Schools
That great national authority on health care and on children, Hillary Rodham Clinton, owes it to her public to give her opinion on two current controversies in New York State. Does she support government-mandated medical treatment of children over … [Read more...] about Is Hillary Really ‘For The Children’?
Few changes in our society have done as much to liberate women from the drudgery of “women's work” as the washing machine. American ingenuity and the private enterprise system combined to provide us with a wide variety of models of … [Read more...] about Tell Big Brother To Get Out Of Our Washing Machines
Jim Lehrer put the ultimate foreign policy question on the table during the second presidential debate when he ran through the list of eight military actions taken by the last three Presidents and asked the candidates to give a thumbs up or thumbs … [Read more...] about Yugoslavia Is Not Like Grenada
It's hard to find an issue on which government officials are more out of touch with the American people than the matter of medical privacy, also known as electronic profiling. A new Gallup survey shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans … [Read more...] about Americans Demand Medical Privacy
Denmark's dramatic decision to ditch the euro holds an important lesson for both Europeans and Americans: the march toward the global economy is fundamentally anti-democratic. The gulf between the euro advocates and the euroskeptics is now being … [Read more...] about Lessons Of The Euro
It's not likely that most people would let their children browse in an “adult” bookstore. But have you ever considered the danger of letting them browse in your local public library? The American Library Association's conference … [Read more...] about Dangers Hiding in Public Libraries
The claim that Al Gore invented the internet has been a favorite target of political jokes, but Al Gore's role in “reinventing" the INS is no laughing matter. He was a driving force behind the perversion of Immigration and … [Read more...] about Al Gore: A ‘Reinventor’ Par Excellence
Abstinence education is spreading rapidly in public schools all over the country, but the pressures are great for schools to continue teaching the “comprehensive,” explicit, condom/contraceptive curricula that have been used for the last … [Read more...] about Sex Education Has Become X-Rated
Can a judge constitutionally order a controversial drug to be given to a child over the opposition of his parents? Such action by a Family Court Judge in Albany, NY has touched off a national debate pitting public schools and the courts against … [Read more...] about Can Courts Order Kids To Take Drugs?