America is greater than ‘just OK’

Maybe President Trump was right that we needed a “Salute to America” last week, because apparently some...

Independence Day reflections on liberty

Although Independence Day weekend has passed, it is still an opportune time to reflect on liberty. It...

US women are winners, not victims

The women of the U.S. national soccer team are famous for being extraordinary athletes, repeat world champions...

The high cost of our ‘Age of Impunity’

Our conversations about the global retreat of democracy usually highlight its impact on those in relatively well-off...

‘Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer’

Travel has long been one of my most enjoyable pastimes — and one of the topics I...

Nike, Kaepernick, Rapinoe and respect

 Nike has withdrawn a new Independence Day-themed shoe featuring the Revolutionary War-era flag after former NFL quarterback...

No, Democrats, America works

With the first round of Democratic Party debates behind us, Americans have now heard from their candidates...

What did they say — and how should we report it?

Dave Fish was the best man at my wedding. He’s a professor at Ozark Christian College in...

Indiana and marijuana prohibition

INDIANAPOLIS — By 2020, Indiana may become the so-called “middle finger” of Midwestern marijuana prohibition. Illinois became...

The ballpark: American beauty

We live in an era of public ugliness, of architects who deliberately make their forms unsightly and...