The Great Reversal —for now

The world is agog at Donald Trump’s head-snapping foreign policy reversal. He runs on a platform of America First. He renounces the role of...

Most terrifying thing ever: The Easter bunny

When I was a kid (about 57,382 years ago) mom would drag me down to the local department store where we would stand in...

The Russian stooge

The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels.How else to explain a newly elected...

These students’ lesson: Don’t smoke.

Editor’s note: Mr. Trevor Hunt gave his 5th-grade class at Lancaster Elementary School an assignment to write a letter to a business or organization,...

Some yet call it ‘Fake News’

In the early morning trek to the morning newspaper box, and often once again in the afternoon, a scurry of furry creatures dart about...

What the Freedom Caucus stands for

With a mellifluous name suggesting bucolic tranquility, Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican, is an unlikely object of the caterwauling recently directed at...

Can the watchdog still bite? A jurist’s concerns

Thomas Jefferson, no stranger to being savaged in the press, once famously remarked that if forced to choose between a government without newspapers or...

Trump’s normality problem

White House official Steve Bannon is off the National Security Council, in a reversal of what had been an eyebrow-raising decision to put the...

Indiana Statehouse admits its alcohol problem

The first step in dealing with this state’s alcohol laws is to admit Indiana has a problem. Backed into a corner by a convenience store...

Syria and the obligations of Trump’s critics

On Aug. 20, 1998, American Tomahawk cruise missiles hit sites in Afghanistan and Sudan in retaliation for attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and...