Tussock is a moth, not a leaf

The best source for study of Indiana moths comes in the form of a book by Gene Stratton Porter. Her heart and soul went...

Identity politics are bad for everyone

Identity politics have become an engrained part of our culture — and one that threatens to tear us apart. We no longer embrace the...

Will Orlando drive us from our corners?

It only compounded the horror that the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history called forth talking points that had been composed long before 50...

Indiana after Brexit

“While Europeans are accustomed to being ruled by presumed betters whom they distrust, the American people’s realization of being ruled like Europeans would shock...

Two views of the ‘right to petition’

by Dr. Cecil Bohanon Thirty-two years ago I ran as a Libertarian for Congress. I didn’t win. I got 0.3 percent of the vote. The two...

The entertainment candidate

Donald Trump is running a top-notch campaign to be a conservative media celebrity. Unfortunately for him, and especially for the Republican Party, this isn’t the...

Environment gets short shrift in race for Indiana governor

When three candidates for governor agreed to a trio of debates, all signed onto a list of issues to be discussed. Education, jobs and...

Trump’s rise reflects America’s decay

Looking on the bright side, perhaps this election can teach conservatives to look on the dark side. They need a talent for pessimism, recognizing...

My vote, explained

WASHINGTON — The case against Hillary Clinton could have been written before the recent WikiLeaks and FBI disclosures. But these documents do provide hard...

A good five cent cigar for Vice President Pence

“Do you want to see something really cool?” Sure. I was with Liz Murphy, an aide to Vice President Dan Quayle and we were in...