Stella Morabito is a senior contributor at The Federalist. Her essays have also appeared in the Washington Examiner, American Thinker, Public Discourse, Human Life Review, New Oxford Review. In her previous work as an intelligence analyst, she focused on various aspects of Russian and Soviet politics, including communist media and propaganda. She has also raised three children, served as a public school substitute teacher, and homeschooled for several years as well. She has a B.A. in journalism and international relations from the University of Southern California and a Master’s degree in Russian and Soviet history, also from USC. Follow Stella on Twitter.
You don’t get your thoughts in a vacuum. You have to be able to freely associate with others who speak freely in order to develop thoughts, and even to develop the ability to think on your own.
The long-term shutdowns of schools have caused a lot of people to clamor to ‘Open the d-mned schools!’ as one governor put it in an op-ed. Let’s be careful what we wish for.
Cultural memory stays alive best through those with the longest memories. If we let them offer it, we gain a sense of stability, history, and of our place in time and space.
If nothing else, conservatives must all be on board with addressing the disastrous crisis of trust this election has produced.
Mask scolds have been monomaniacal about this virus as if there is no other way to die. What they don’t seem to understand is that this is no way to live.
Examples of hostilities toward Trump and his supporters abound, but leftists’ threats of terror are even greater should Biden win the presidency.
If you live in a jurisdiction that has local officials on the 2020 ballot this November, you owe it to yourself and your community to research them — well.
Critical race theory looks like it’s all about race. But race is merely the tool used to stir up emotional responses that play into the hands of agitators who simply want to control minds.
Rather than serve help heal the nation, critical race theory has proven to be poisonous to liberty, true community, and our common humanity.
Today’s wannabe social controllers are clearly using the virus as a sort of obedience school where we can be conditioned through isolation to conform to their demands.
Our educational institutions have committed intellectual grand theft, withholding critical knowledge from students and replacing it with the poison of identity politics and political correctness.
Amid societal unrest, woke white women are proving to be a brainwashed force to be reckoned with.
The threat of ostracism is a primal and universal human terror, and thus an extremely powerful weapon, especially when mobs enforce it.
This pandemic has exposed the motives of our self-appointed betters in D.C. and the media, pushing anti-American policies to give themselves more power.
While Christians do our part to slow the spread of the Wuhan virus, we should welcome this unexpected Lenten exercise as a wake-up call to shake us out of complacency.
We can especially feel an intense hostility towards the very idea of marriage that Saint Valentine represented: the union of one man and one woman, centered on Christ, and loyal until death.
When you federalize thought policing, which is essentially what the Equality Act does, it appears to create a social credit system that nationalizes the punishment of wrong think.
In their effort to label President Trump as a cult leader and smear all 63 million of his supporters as cultists, media elites have finally cracked open a real discussion about mass conformity.
The open practice of killing then cuddling does not simply represent a ghastly declaration that children are both fully human and disposable. It signifies a war against the mother-child bond.
By sowing contempt for cherished traditions and replacing them with nihilism and a theology of self-will, Episcopal Bishop Pike’s legacy includes the growing spiritual vacuum in today’s America.
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