Monthly Archives: January 2013

Melanie Sturm on Why History Doesn’t Like Bullies

Considered a cancer-surviving “badass on a bike,” it turns out Lance Armstrong is just a badass — and a fraud.

Armstrong’s admission that he doped his way to seven Tour de France titles even prompted CBS News CEO Jeffrey Fager… Continue reading

The Real Casualties of the Government’s Welfare State

When I met her, she was high and barely conscious of the screaming two year old beside her. The dirty apartment, spare of furniture and barely lit, housed eight children and one adult. Two of the children, eight and ten… Continue reading

Women, Not the Government, Will Close the Wage Gap

In his inaugural address, the President said, “For our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers, and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts.” He didn’t trot out his usual “women earn 77 cents on a… Continue reading

Don’t Shoot the Sheepdogs

On a Monday morning in late August, 2010, Carolyn Gruder had no idea how her job would change her life. She put on her uniform and went to work like normal, in the early days of the new school year.… Continue reading