Laura Baxter
Laura Baxter
Laura Baxter
Laura practices employment law and teaches political science at her local university. The opinions stated in this article are her own. You can read more of her work at stirfrylaura.wordpress.com.
George Washington’s Early Lessons Prove Politeness Is A Civic Virtue

Young Washington: ‘Cleanse not your teeth with the Table Cloth Napkin Fork or Knife but if Others do it let it be done wt. a Pick Tooth.’

No, Christianity Does Not Support Paying Reparations 150 Years After Slavery

The evils of slavery are too great to be fixed with cash. Forgiveness cannot be bought, and no number of government commissions will make things right.

9 Reasons Tax Day Should Be A National Day Of Mourning

We live in a great country with a great heritage, and I don’t grudge resources that make it great. But that’s not what Tax Day is all about.

9 Ways The Current Federal Family Leave Mandate Messes Up Families And Jobs

During my 17 years as a labor attorney, I have witnessed the Family and Medical Leave Act erode the rights of businesses and families. We shouldn’t expand this problem.

35 Days Without The EEOC Illustrate Why It Should Be Shut Down Forever

Employees can allege discrimination and receive money as a result, without ever having to prove that discrimination actually took place. This encourages more frivolous complaints.

If You Didn’t Hunt Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey, You’re Doing It Wrong

In honor of Thanksgiving, let’s all remember where our fine food comes from––starting with the turkey that adorns our tables.

Take This True Or False Quiz To See If Your Feelings Need A Reality Check

How should we view these powerful sensations, and what role should they play in our lives?

7 Legal And Moral Principles To Reaffirm In The Wake Of Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Both our legal and moral traditions provide crucial principles to guide us in such cases, principles that obviously need revisiting. As a believer in the Bible, and an attorney, I submit seven brief thoughts.