It's probably not surprising that the values many Americans hold have shifted over time. Still, it's disheartening to see a WSJ poll that shows just 38% of Americans believe in patriotic values.
Jeffrey A. Tucker says the problem with that WSJ survey is in the interpretation rather than the numbers themselves. His take on the decline in patriotism is worth reading.
Staying optimistic is getting to be a challenge. Check out the latest essay from Larry Reed on what Anne Frank and Dr. Christian Larson can teach us about the power of optimism.
One of the most disturbing aspects of our time is how everything that was was normal is considered radical and extreme. Michael Liccione describes how society is pathologizing healthy opinions.
Those of us who feel the call to stand up for freedom and to push back against tyranny at every level are sometimes left wondering how to proceed. Ryan McMaken reminds us that, to fight the state, we must build non-state institutions.
Lenore Skenazy has been called the "worst mother in America" by members of the media. Her parenting advice seems pretty accurate. Her latest column is about how we wanted the best for our children but made a mistake.