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If ‘evil’ doesn’t apply to Islamic State, what does?

September 2, 2014 I never liked it when George W. Bush used the term “evildoers” to describe al-Qaida and other terrorists. A lot of other people objected as well, but for different reasons. more »»

Tech firms’ poor record of diversity

September 2, 2014 Tech companies are finally spilling some of their most sought-after secrets. No, not related to their R&D. more »»

Help boost awareness with walk

September 1, 2014 The unfortunate death of actor/comedian Robin Williams has brought both depression and suicide back into the national limelight. more »»

Obama spurns the ‘optics’ police

September 1, 2014 In some prominent corners of the liberal media, the grousing has begun about President Obama’s habit of hitting the golf course during crises without any concern for looking cavalie. more »»

Asian-bashing Dems and doormat minorities who enable them

September 1, 2014 Harry Reid is a bigoted Beltway corruptocrat with an interminable case of diarrhea of the mouth. more »»

Grappling with the green monster

September 1, 2014 Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You’ve required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up. more »»

Heitkamp versus the railroads

August 31, 2014 Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is all over the railcar shortage issue, as well she should b. more »»

What about that VA hospital scandal?

August 31, 2014 The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day. more »»

The Republican racist myth

August 31, 2014 The unsinkable Charles B. Rangel appeared on C-SPAN over the weekend. more »»

To defeat the Islamic State

August 31, 2014 The decisions that determined the fate of the great nations and empires that failed to survive the 20th century are well known. more »»

Fighting for school nutrition

August 31, 2014 As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be — from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids... more »»

Bees aplenty good news

August 30, 2014 Finally, some good news in the agricultural sector. It’s about time considering all the ominous reports this year of disease in the state’s small grains crop and the ongoing railcar shortage. more »»

Obama’s Iraq war

August 30, 2014 ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. more »»

If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

August 30, 2014 The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes “a top national security adviser” to the president as saying the U.S. more »»

Do you prefer kinder, gentler rhetoric, tactics?

August 30, 2014 The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th centur. more »»

Could care have saved the vets?

August 29, 2014 It will come as no surprise to those who watch the government closely that the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded it was not responsible for the deaths of veterans kept waiting for care a... more »»

Obama satire? Still objectionable

August 29, 2014 The amount of mockery presidents endure usually corresponds with their polling. It applies to Republicans (Nixon, Bush, Bush), but sometimes also to Democrats (Carter). more »»

Obama’s small-screen worldview

August 29, 2014 Does the president think the world is a TV show? One of the things you learn watching television as a kid is that the hero wins. No matter how dire things look, the star is going to be OK. more »»

Race-based justice won’t work

August 29, 2014 Among the demands of the “protesters” in Ferguson is that the investigation and prosecution of police officer Darren Wilson be taken away from St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch. more »»

A reason to fear us again

August 28, 2014 After American journalist James Foley was murdered by Islamic State terrorists several days ago, there was concern about another U.S. reporter taken hostage about two years ago. more »»



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