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Covering Up Religious Persecution in Nicaragua

Religious persecution is starting up again in Nicaragua and the media do not seem to be interested. The small Central American country suffered a similar persecution from 1979-1990. At that time, the nation was ruled by the Sandinista National Liberation … Continue reading

Why Not Make Roe v. Wade a Litmus Test?

With the choice of Brett Kavanaugh as candidate for Supreme Court Justice, the confirmation hearings will soon begin with a now familiar ritual of evading Roe v. Wade. Liberals will ask the nominee to define himself on the infamous 1973 … Continue reading

Why Is Prosperity No Longer Good for Babies?

When times are good, families generally have more babies. This is the trend in modern times. Good times generate more good times. The fertility rate of women of all ages goes up. Demand increases and nations enjoy increased prosperity. However, … Continue reading

Why Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” wrote poet Robert Frost. In the opening line to his famous poem, “Mending Wall,” Frost explores one of the mysteries of fallen human nature. Everyone feels both a need and aversion for … Continue reading

Good Times Return, but Not Babies

There is an unwritten rule among those who watch the economy. When times are good, families have more babies. Across the board, the fertility rate of women of all ages goes up and the population is replenished. Young populations and … Continue reading

The Great “Absents” in the Land Debate

A healthy, robust debate around the issue of land is clearly needed in South Africa today. Unfortunately, the nation finds itself right now in the midst of a persistent and belligerent invective against landownership. This threatens the future of the … Continue reading

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