Child support payments create the new American family

Births to unmarried women

Summary: Here are some mind-blowing facts about America's new family system, and what encourages it and makes it work. No matter how traditional the marriage, what follows is often quite different. Unmarried mothers are one part of the new American family. Divorce is the other. Marriage has been an institution in flux for centuries, but … Continue reading Child support payments create the new American family

How the transgender campaign produces large-scale child abuse

Summary: Now that rights for gays are becoming established, its time to begin the next slide down the slippery slope -- encouraging gender changes. Even encouraging young children (even 4 to 7) to transgender. Here a senior doctor briefs us about this campaign of the Left. (Imagine how quickly this would be moving if Hillary … Continue reading How the transgender campaign produces large-scale child abuse

Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth

Infantilization of America's Youth

Summary: Martin van Creveld looks at a disturbing trend in the West -- the increasing age of adulthood. We expect less maturity from young adults and deny them the responsibility that helps them grow. They live down to our expectations. Both they and society are the losers from this.   “Infantilization” By Martin van Creveld. … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth

Martin van Creveld asks: why do American kids kill?

Summary:  Today Martin van Creveld looks at an aspect of America that amazes foreigners -- not just our stratospheric murder rate, but the incredible rate of murders by children. We feel righteous superiority about Arabs sending their children as suicide bombers, but prefer not to think about the greater number of American children killing on … Continue reading Martin van Creveld asks: why do American kids kill?

How does The Hunger Games compare to other classic stories of children fighting children?

Summary: As we watch "Mockingjay", the 3rd movie in the Hunger Games series, let's compare Suzanne Collins' books to the other classics of children fighting children -- Lord of the Flies (William Golding , 1954) and Tunnel in the Sky (Robert Heinlein, 1955). Children fighting for their lives against other children, a gripping story-telling motif … Continue reading How does The Hunger Games compare to other classic stories of children fighting children?