Trump and the central ideal of the Republic

Sometimes it is necessary to begin with the obvious. The claim that America needs more Norwegian migrants and fewer Africans from “sh-thole countries” is...

Woodpecker architectural engineering

The drumming sound of a woodpecker reverberates across Angelkeep on a regular basis. Woodpeckers peck out a living, or lunch, year-round. It’s one of the...

Tariffs will force Trump to break key campaign promises

President Trump’s announcement that he will impose stiff tariffs on American companies that purchase imported steel and aluminum should have come as no surprise....

More candor on census and citizenship

In a last-minute decision last week, the Commerce Department decided to include a question on citizenship on the 2020 census form mailed to every...

The Republican high-water mark

If Republicans aren’t losing their congressional majority this coming fall, they are doing a good job of acting like it. Dozens of Republicans are leaving...

Trump’s Jerusalem triumph

In the second century A.D., Jewish rebels who had stunned the Romans and liberated a portion of Judea overstruck imperial coins with images and...

The refuge of sports

I suspect I share this with many others: Over the last 500 or so days, I often wanted to ditch politics entirely. Sports became...

Why I write; why I’m happy

I began writing the book just published this past week — “Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense”...

Dan Coats in the middle of the maelstrom

Two years ago, Hoosier U.S. Sen. Dan Coats was preparing for a well-deserved retirement. Then came Donald Trump, who swept into power just as...

Will we owe future generations an apology for what we are doing now?

In the early 1930s, one of America’s leading eugenicists, Madison Grant, received a letter thanking him for writing his book “The Passing of the...