Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The luck of the Irish

Green has never been my favorite color, but I happily wore it each March 17 growing up. Attending Catholic school in the 1950s and...

Braun, Donnelly gird for a sensational Senate race

More than a year ago, when U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer began angling for the 2018 U.S. Senate nomination just as President...

Democrats have no one to blame but themselves

As President Trump prepares to announce his replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Democrats are desperate to block the president’s nominee...

To the New York Times op-ed writer: If you can’t serve...

The “deep state” exists after all. But it turns out that deep state is not made up of the permanent bureaucracy, shadowy intelligence officials,...

Jobs and JOLT and Indiana

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that payroll employment in the United States in August 2017 had increased by 189,000. It was a typical...

Trump is the GOP mainstream

The showdown between President Donald Trump and Sen. Jeff Flake turned out to be no contest. It wasn’t Trump who was out of the...

A reminder of America’s capacity for moral renewal

Even in a political season of routine marvels, few developments are more spectacularly incongruous than this: America has seen a swift, dramatic shift in...

A healthy Republican Party can only be built on the ruins...

I find myself wandering in an unfamiliar place. As a pro-life conservative, I am honestly happy — no, positively elated — that pro-choice Democrat...

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...

Choosing immigration criteria a Sisyphean task

In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in the House of Representatives the immigration issue: “It is...