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Parents, not gadgets, should teach kids how to eat

September 14, 2015 It had to be a joke, a parody, I thought while reading of a new electronic gadget claiming to entice children to eat vegetables by rewarding them with video games. I’ve been taken in by less. more »»

Rebranded Hillary is just more of the same

September 14, 2015 What if this is as good as it gets? You have to wonder if that’s what Hillary Clinton’s handlers are saying to each other right about now. more »»

Cutting red tape

September 14, 2015 I’m upset that the presidential candidates, all of them, rarely mention a huge problem: the quiet cancer that kills opportunity — regulation. more »»

The right person for the job

September 13, 2015 An announcement from Secretary of State?John Kerry this week was at once startingly cynical and depressingly typical of Washington. more »»

New assessments are tests worth taking

September 13, 2015 This spring, thousands of North Dakota students took a new test that will do a better job of measuring how well they are learning what they need to know and be able to do. more »»

The past and future of the refugee crisis

September 13, 2015 The refugee crisis in Europe is one of those human tragedies for which there are no real solutions, despite how many shrill voices in the media may denounce those who fail to come up with a solutio. more »»

Islam’s conquest of Europe

September 13, 2015 “Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide,” wrote James Burnham in his 1964 “Suicide of the Wes. more »»

Science is still not settled

September 12, 2015 Heedless of the facts, President Barack Obama and environmental radicals who want to destroy the coal industry and drive up electricity bills have claimed for years that global warming was causing... more »»

Two kingdoms in conflict over same-sex marriage

September 12, 2015 Let’s get something straight. America has never been a “Christian nation.” Those who believe otherwise have an obligation to say what part of our history was uniquely Christian. more »»

Democrats, Republicans and mushroom clouds

September 12, 2015 The Democratic Party has been weak-minded on defense for decades, but with the Iran capitulation, they’ve achieved a new threshold of cowardice and treachery. more »»

Meet Candy Carson: the anti-Michelle Obama

September 12, 2015 After nearly eight years of the East Wing’s politics of mope and complain, it’s refreshing to see a presidential candidate’s spouse who is always smiling. Candy Carson — wife of GOP 2016 hopeful Dr. more »»

Get our own house in order

September 11, 2015 Reports of tens of thousands of people from Syria, Libya and other countries flooding into Europe as they attempt to escape strife at home have been all over the news for several day. more »»

Lamenting Mitt

September 11, 2015 You’re Mitt Romney, and today you have to be upset with yourself. more »»

Wasn’t always this way

September 11, 2015 Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Ferguson and... more »»

Religious belief and the rule of law

September 11, 2015 Shortly before the Labor Day weekend, a federal judge in Kentucky ordered the Rowan County clerk incarcerated for violating his orders. Five days later, he released her. more »»

More doom and gloom predictions

September 10, 2015 Alaska was an excellent selection for President Barack Obama’s scare campaign on climate change, during which he has warned entire countries could be submerged by rising oceans if global warming is... more »»

A NPL requiem on its 100th birthday

September 10, 2015 The Nonpartisan League is dead. The Nonpartisan League died some years ago but it was not announced officially before. more »»

Ode to joy

September 10, 2015 WASHINGTON — It’s no longer enough to be a happy warrior; now our candidates must be joyful! Oh, joi. more »»

Trump is a malleable mess

September 10, 2015 “I remember, when I was a child, being taken to the celebrated Barnum’s Circus, which contained an exhibition of freaks and monstrosities, but the exhibit on the program which I most desired to... more »»

Stopping those who object

September 9, 2015 It appears the very agency accused of spying unconstitutionally on Americans now has the authority to stop anyone who objects. Two recent court rulings make that clear. In 2013, a U.S. more »»



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