Rachel Alexander

CP Op-Ed Contributor

The Boy Crisis, The Dad Solution

While Dr. Farrell identifies ten causes of the boy crisis, he found that by far the biggest cause is a lack of father involvement. He explains why children who have minimal or no father involvement (who are "dad deprived") suffer in more than 70 different areas in comparison to children who are "dad-enriched."

The Rise of Rudeness

Research shows that lack of eye contact emboldens people to say things they normally wouldn't. Social media expanded the opportunities for insulting others. Now people can hide behind their computers and insult people all day long on Facebook, Twitter and other platforms.

Yes, Trump Is Legally Allowed to Block People on Twitter

A federal district court judge ruled last week that President Trump cannot block people on Twitter, citing the First Amendment. This decision will be reversed because Twitter is a private company. Being prohibited from interacting with Trump is almost meaningless, considering he receives thousands of tweets a day.

You Don't Have to Like Donald Trump

It's become hip to criticize President Trump, even among conservatives. The #NeverTrumpers don't seem to care how much Trump has accomplished for conservatives. Tearing him down is more important than ensuring that he continue this progress.

Politics Disintegrating Into Gotcha Moments

Before the politically correct crowd started criticizing free speech constantly, you rarely heard about gaffes by politicos. Now the news is full of them. The left figured out that by labeling more and more speech as "hate" and "intolerant," they could take down figures out the right without ever actually debating them on the merits of issues.

Will Rosie O'Donnell Serve Time Like Dinesh D'Souza?

Left-wing activist and comedian Rosie O'Donnell has been caught contributing more than the legal limit to five Democratic political candidates. She used four variations of her name and five different New York addresses to make the contributions. This may show intent to disguise them.

The Hate-Filled White House Correspondents' Dinner

Unlike comedy in past years, today's left-leaning comedians no longer make funny jokes, the type of jokes the average person can repeat. Now it's a barrage of cruel, insulting and profane remarks. This is quite hypocritical because the left champions treating everyone as if we're walking on eggshells.

Has the Opioid Crackdown Gone Too Far?

The government began a crackdown on opioids a few years ago due to an increase in overdose deaths from opioids. Some of the crackdown is due to confusion between (illegal) heroin overdoses and prescription drug overdoses.