Author: Jeremy Adams

Why A 2024 Newsom-DeSantis Faceoff Would Be Great For The Country

The governors of Florida and California provide a dramatic contrast and a return to the trend of nominating experienced executives to run the federal government — instead of professional legislative talkers. The specter of a repeat election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump would be dull, repetitious, and frankly, not very good for the country. …

Harvard Study Admits It: Conservatives Were Right All Along

A Harvard-led study powerfully confirms not only that young American adults are miserable — but also admits that many of the virtues, behaviors, and connections long championed by conservatives are missing from the lives of our young people. Well, well, well … how the tables have turned. Last week, a friend of mine sent me …

Roger Federer’s Superhuman Humanity 

He is an extraordinary human being who modeled what the peaks of life can look like. His retirement should remind us that excellence never has to come at the cost of character. There are an infinite number of ways to measure the longevity of Roger Federer’s tennis career. In my own life, when Roger Federer …

California’s Never-Ending War On The Working Class

California’s new utopian dream of banning new, gas-powered cars is symptomatic of a brand of progressive politics that is good for messianic rhetoric but dreadful for the lives and pocketbooks of everyday citizens. Progressives are oratorically concerned about income inequality, yet they aggressively implement policies whose consequences make it far worse.  Last week, the state …

We Must Make Teaching An Attractive Profession Again 

Americans don’t want their own children to become school teachers. This is a sudden and troubling development and is one of the most important issues we must address if we are going to fix our schools and educate our children. Last week, a disturbing poll about the state of the teaching profession was released.  One …

‘Teachers Are Fed Up’: Ban Cell Phones In Class Once And For All

It has taken a while for most thoughtful educators to finally arrive at the conclusion that phones need to be banned in the classroom—no middle ground, no nuance, no appeasement. Classrooms would be transformed overnight and our children might just rediscover what they can achieve if they are not perpetually distracted.  Last week, I was …

This School Year Must Be A Return To Normalcy

As American schools come back from summer vacation, it is a perfect time to intentionally roll back COVID policies and heartily embrace a return to normalcy. Failure to do so will result in more of the same and a generational crisis in the making. It doesn’t matter if a teacher is a devout Christian or …