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Fri, 12/02/2022 - 13:57
(Getty Images) “[S]omething indeed is seriously amiss in U.S. higher education,” says Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of the book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.  Arum and Josipa’s research, which, starting in 2005, followed 3,000 students over 4 years across 29 colleges and universities, “documents that many contemporary college students enroll in courses…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 12:11
The runoff election between Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Hershall Walker for the U.S. Senate puts Georgia under the most intense spotlight since, perhaps,  Gone with the Wind -- or at least since the special Senate election of 2020 between Warnock and Kelly Loeffler two years ago.    Many analysts say my fellow Georgians, especially Republicans, did not turn out for that duel because…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 11:45
(Getty Images/Robert Alexander) Every one of the 10 cities anchoring a metropolitan area with the most homebuyers looking to relocate, rather than enter, has a Democrat mayor, results of a new migration study reveal. A new study of homebuyers by brokerage company Redfin examines the target destinations of prospective homebuyer searches from August through October of this year. The study ranks…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 11:22Washington
A border patrol agent talks to a group of migrants, mostly from African countries, before processing them after they crossed the US-Mexico border, taken from Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on November 11, 2022. (Photo by GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - The Biden administration is deploying air marshals to the southern border to perform “menial tasks,” Air Marshal…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:45National
  (CNS News) – Conservatives are worried about the future of religious liberty, for individuals and institutions, since the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act by a vote of 61-36 --  legislation that President Joe Biden has indicated he will sign into law. “Despite the support of every voting Republican but one, and even a Democrat, the Respect for Marriage Act just passed without my…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:23
(Getty Images) Almost by accident, Edward Jenner and others stumbled on the apparent resistance to smallpox clearly evident in milkmaids previously infected with cowpox. Not knowing why, they clumsily stumbled on what is still one of the most important medical discoveries of all time. Smallpox with its 30% mortality is estimated to have claimed some 500,000,000 lives globally throughout history…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:15National
This picture taken on September 28, 2022 shows wildflowers growing near oil pumpjacks along a section of Highway 33 known as the Petroleum Highway north of McKittrick in Kern County, California. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - When Joe Biden became president 23 months ago, the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve contained 638,085,000 barrels. Since then, because…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:10
(Getty Images) Sports was one of the last bastions of political neutrality, which explains its longstanding appeal, if not charm. People of every political persuasion would put their politics aside and join hands in communion, rooting for the home team. No more. Division and polarization rule.  The World Cup is the latest example of how far removed we are from a time of political tranquility.…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 09:59
(Getty Images) As we have seen in nations such as Greece and Argentina, voters sometimes cannot resist the temptation to support profligate politicians - a process that can lead to "goldfish government." In effect, voters choose fiscal suicide. There's even a quote, often mistakenly attributed to Ben Franklin, that this is the Achilles' Heel of democratic governments (for what it's worth, it…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 09:14
(Getty Images) In the aftermath of the Republican Party's recent midterm elections debacle, right-liberal sharks are circling. These devoted acolytes of what a prominent 2019 First Things manifesto called the American Right's "dead consensus" think they see blood in the water. Indeed, the "dead consensus" praetorian guard has apparently decided that now is the time for a counterattack against…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:37National
President Joe Biden speaks about the economy in Bay City, Michigan, on November 29, 2022. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - The Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 263,000 jobs in November, higher than the anticipated 200,000; and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. But there are troubling trends in Friday's employment…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 06:12Washington
(Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - "Republicans must learn to quit underestimating President Joe Biden," says former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who admits he's no fan of Biden or his policies. "Like most Americans, I do not approve of the job he is doing," Gingrich wrote on his Gringrich360 blog this week: "Like virtually all conservatives and…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 04:30International
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in 2010. (Photo by Tim Sloan / AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – As a United Nations body prepares to take an unprecedented vote on whether to expel Iran from the U.N.’s top gender equality body, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday the regime should “never” have been a member…
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 04:22International
The U.S. government has not recognized Nicolas Maduro as Venezuelan’s president since 2019, a position shared by more than 50 other governments. (Photo by Federico Parra/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – The Biden administration is moving, “inch by inch,” towards formally recognizing Nicolas Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) charged this week, saying such a…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:33Washington
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R.-Tenn.) (Screen Capture) (CNSNews.com) - Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee went to the Senate floor on Monday and highlighted what she argued was the inappropriateness of the U.S. Pentagon focusing on a vaccine mandate while the Chinese were focuses on “defeating” the United States. “And the Chinese Communist Party is doing the exact opposite of what the…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:54
Sean Hannity (L) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (Screenshot) “Believe it or not, with Pelosi gone, House Democrats have even gotten more extreme and even more unhinged than they already are,” Fox News Channel Host Sean Hannity said on his show Wednesday, listing some of newly-elected House Democrat Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ (D-N.Y.) most radical comments and policies. “So now, with (House Speaker…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:42Washington
(Screenshot) (CNS News) -- While Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure have left much of the country without power, the State Department announced that the U.S. will be providing Ukraine with energy equipment “to help Ukrainians persevere through the winter.” After Russia’s withdrawal from the city of Kherson in early November, Kremlin forces have ramped up attacks on critical Ukrainian…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:33Washington
President Joe Biden speaks during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2022. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – President Biden said Thursday that when he negotiated a contract for railroad workers it didn’t include paid sick leave, but he gave himself credit for…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:53Washington
A long freight train and aggregate cars carry rock and gravel travel through the town of Mojave on November 15, 2022, near Mojave, California. Mojave is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California, United States, and located 50 miles east of Bakersfield, and 100 miles north of Los Angeles. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – If Congress doesn’t agree on legislation to…
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:26
  Fifty years under Roe v. Wade has encouraged many Americans to think of children as goods rather than gifts. Many of us no long receive children, but rather treat them as an accessory to customize according to adult desire and fashion. Now, however, technology allows us to extend this disordered view into chilling territory. This includes in vitro fertilization (IVF) and commercial surrogacy…