Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Will the ‘poor’ always be with us?

The local newspaper recently reported that my county has an official poverty rate of 13.1 percent, better than the other urban counties in Indiana....

Gillette is not wrong

Is the new Gillette razor ad a radical feminist attack on masculinity — the commercial embodiment of a woke sensibility? I was prepared to...

Britain, into chaos leaping?

LONDON — The poet Rupert Brooke voiced the exhilaration of those Britons who welcomed the war in 1914 as a chance to escape monotonous...

Time zone conversation continues in Indiana

Few topics seem to divide Hoosiers more than time. We won’t spring forward until Sunday, March 10, but undoubtedly we’ll start having conversations next month...

The Shutdown Trap: Hating government won’t improve it

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’’’ Ronald Reagan’s 1986 statement still invokes...

Nancy Pelosi is lying about the State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has written President Trump to suggest that he postpone his State of the Union address, citing her “security concerns” over...

Profiles in discouraged

For two years, Republicans controlled the White House and both chambers in Congress. They wouldn’t pass funding for a concrete or steel border wall. In...

These abnormal times

In normal times, the killing of four Americans and wounding of three others on foreign soil would prompt a quick response by the president...

We’re a better nation because of Martin Luther King’s ministry

Today is Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday that commemorates the life and the leadership of a black preacher who had his origins...

Trump is an almost inexpressibly sad specimen

Half or a quarter of the way through this interesting experiment with an incessantly splenetic presidency, much of the nation has become accustomed to...