Yes, take Oprah seriously

If Hillary Clinton could deliver a political speech half as effectively as Oprah Winfrey, she might be president today. The actress, media mogul and erstwhile...

This is what you call a conservative budget?

Donald Trump woke up on Friday, March 23, and realized that a deficit-ballooning $1.3 trillion “omnibus” spending bill was awaiting his signature. The law...

Children, ‘animals’ and immigrants

Maybe you’ve seen the video of the hero the French have dubbed “Spider-Man.” When he saw a toddler dangling off a fourth-story balcony, he...

The Clinton campaign sought dirt on Trump from Russian officials. Where’s the outrage?

All of Washington is waiting with bated breath to find out whether the Mueller investigation will provide evidence proving that the Trump campaign colluded...

Brett Kavanaugh’s Kafkaesque nightmare

If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn’t have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the...

Are Republicans abandoning democracy?

Donald Trump’s critics have good reason to focus on the threats he poses to democracy and the rule of law. But the president is...

Where did the cat go? That’s a difficult question to answer

Introducing Duncan, the all-time King of Hide and Go Seek. He’s a cat who recently spent a few days in my house. I think that...

Robert Mueller is no Ken Starr

No matter the criticisms directed his way by Republicans, Robert Mueller should count himself lucky: He’s not Ken Starr. The punctilious, mild-mannered independent counsel appointed...

School Choice saves some Hoosier communities

The past two decades have been an interesting period for K-12 education in Indiana. Significant policy changes have allowed families more freedom in their...

Much March Madness to enjoy even with a busted bracket

The epitaph read “Rest in Peace, Justin’s NCAA Bracket.” Below it said, “March 15, 2018 - March 16, 2018.” It didn’t take too long into the...