Student loan forgiveness? Sounds great … in theory

Every time I hear about potential student loan debt forgiveness programs, my ears perk up.

If Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib can boycott Israel, why can’t Israel boycott them?

During a news conference on Monday, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., accused Israel of denying her and fellow...

Obama is the one breaking the norms

When Barack Obama took the oath of office as president in 2009, George W. Bush wished him well and left the political stage, determined...

Will Democrats out-populist Trump in Ohio?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — “I think it’s all about the dignity of work,” says Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in an interview in the backseat of...

The agony of a Trump voter

Donald J. Trump is a jerk. I feel as if I have a right to say that. I voted for him. He may be a...

Birdseye Bunny, Thing One and Thing Two

Birdseye Maple is not a variety of tree found at Angelkeep. It’s not found anywhere. It doesn’t exist.  Instead, birdseye maple is a rare figure...

I can’t help it; It’s genetics

I talk with my hands. Like all good Americans of Italian descent, I was raised to inflect...

The Kavanaugh debacle cost Democrats the Senate

Brett Kavanaugh must have been smiling as the returns came in on Election Day, because it is now clear that the Democrats’ campaign to...

Yes, Trump makes nice with dictators, but his tough actions count more

During a single visit to Asia, President Trump embraced not one, not two, but three dictators. He...

With its Janus decision, the Supreme Court corrected itself on First Amendment

The Supreme Court is especially admirable when correcting especially deplorable prior decisions, as with the 1954 school desegregation decision rejecting a 1896 decision’s “separate...