Trust times 30,000
March 19, 2015 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is running for president whether she will admit it or not, is telling voters that on matters of importance to every American, we will have to trust her. more »»
Continue the charade?
March 19, 2015 The furor over a Muslim prayer on Ash Wednesday in the North Dakota House of Representatives reflected an American tradition rooted in our history since Plymouth Rock in 1619. more »»
March 19, 2015 When Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress on March 3rd, it was the third time he had done so. more »»
Bush not ideal ‘change’ candidate
March 19, 2015 Let us now make the case for Jeb skepticism. Jeb Bush is a fine man. He’s a conservative. He was a highly effective conservative governor. He would probably make a fine presiden. more »»
Working withdrawal timetable
March 18, 2015 President Barack Obama, having given Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan aid and comfort by assuring them, in effect, that all they had to do was bide their time, has changed course. more »»
Help me sleep better at night
March 18, 2015 At times the business of governing can seem like a zany affair. The theatrics can be wacky, and the cast of characters more like caricatures than level-headed political leaders. more »»
Will the GOP kick it away?
March 18, 2015 With Hillary Clinton scrambling to explain her missing emails, much of America is wailing, “Please don’t make us watch this movie again!” Why, then, would the Republican Party, with a chance to... more »»
Secret Service debacles
March 17, 2015 After a string of scandals and failures involving the agency’s key duty of protecting the president and first family, President Barack Obama was urged to appoint an outsider to head the Secret... more »»
Selma and voting rights triumph
March 17, 2015 March 7 was the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the first attempt by black protesters to march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to demand voting rights. more »»
Good kids doing good things good
March 16, 2015 The famous radio news broadcaster Paul Harvey would sometimes start his program with a story involving shameful, unspeakable activity, such as a college fraternity caught on film unleashing appallin... more »»
March 16, 2015 Donald Trump’s kids and Paris Hilton’s siblings were born rich. That gave them a big advantage in life. Unfair! Inequality in wealth has grown. more »»
Passing on marijuana
March 15, 2015 As America changes, things that were once taboo, illegal or frowned upon are slowly becoming accepted as normal. Gay marriage is just an example. more »»
Does Iran really want a bomb?
March 15, 2015 America, we have a problem. In the blood-soaked chaotic Middle East, with few exceptions like the Kurds, our friends either can’t or won’t fight. The Free Syrian Army folded. The U.S. more »»