Carrie L. Lukas
Baseball fans and Maxim readers be warned: You are about to be manipulated. Advertisers selling cars, new tech toys, and beer aren’t alone in wanting your attention and money. The government is after you too.
I spent the evening of my senior prom with my knight in shining armor. Literally. A couple of friends and I opted out of our prom to have dinner at Medieval Times. Total cost per person? Around fifty dollars. A big reason why we decided to skip the prom was we knew attendance entailed major costs.
Where does Kristin Wartman, the New York Times writer who thinks that the government should pay you to feed your children, think the money will come from? She must not be concerned about the nation's already ballooning debt, high corporate taxes, or the sustained unemployment.
The Administration succeeded in suppressing interest & information during the election season, and continues to throw cold water on the investigation. Today the President, rather tauntingly, called the whole incident plus cover-up a “sideshow.”
Carrie L. Lukas
Female powerhouses offer lots of advice for how to juggle work and family. Yet while some women are inspired by calls to "lean in" to their careers, many women simply don't aspire to corner offices.
The real advice we need to give parents is to cook for your family. Do the best you can using a combination of fresh, frozen, canned, convenience, raw, and whole ingredients. What matters is making the effort to provide your child a homemade (or half-homemade) meal. After all, no one’s perfect . . . except Pollan in Bittman’s eyes.
Exaggerated pesticide warnings could scare us from a healthy diet
There was true courage on the scene of the Marathon bombing, with Americans, as is their wont, rushing to help others at peril to life and limb. But is Boston Strong rhetoric a way of cloaking our fears?
Donna Wiesner Keene
Innovations and jobs cannot cross borders due to conflicting regulations. Someone has to pay for the senseless American regulatory systems we see today -- and that someone is us.
Carrie L. Lukas
Young Americans should pay attention to a new pledge garnering signatures among Democrats. While sold as a promise to protect key entitlement programs, it’s a pledge to give young workers the shaft.
Susan Patton's controversial letter to the Daily Princetonian advising Princeton women to search for husbands while on campus may encourage more college women to focus on dating and finding a man. But what happens to the college woman who hasn't found someone by senior year? Some such women are embracing the term SWUG -- "Senior Washed-Up Girls."
Like most Americans, I want to live in a society that takes care of people like my friend’s son; like most Americans, I would be ashamed if we collectively refused to lend a hand to people who, through no fault of their own, desperately need help. And, like most Americans, I do not support Obamacare. In fact, I despise it.
Today pro-Democratic women’s groups dominate the Progressive political landscape, serving a critical role in growing government and keeping Democrats in power.
Like countless other U.S. taxpayers, I was interested but not at all surprised to learn, when I paid my annual visit to Mr. Block, that my effective tax rate for 2012 was higher than Mr. Obama’s enviable effective rate of 18 percent.
While predicting a person's political future by a haircut seems harmless, research released this week by Name It. Change It. suggests that how the press covers the appearance of women candidates matters in elections.