Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all.
No law can give or take away the choice to commit suicide.
Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire.
When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide.
Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.
I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be.
In today's world, marketers reach inside the home and attempt to figure out not what's good for your daughter, because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate, stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold, hard cash.
For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
Same-sex marriage is not the future.
Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to get your money out of your child.
Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority.
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