Monday, September 24, 2018

What ‘shocking news’ would you like to see in 2018?

Sometime this past year the Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal began a new feature, producing a weekly news quiz. When I first...

Will we owe future generations an apology for what we are...

In the early 1930s, one of America’s leading eugenicists, Madison Grant, received a letter thanking him for writing his book “The Passing of the...

Exciting and anxious times for many young people

Last week and this week marks the first day of classes for most colleges and universities in the United States. It is an exciting...

Veteran says thanks

I would like to thank Jody Gates, Norwell faculty, cooks and students for the wonderful program and tribute they provided for the veterans. It...

It’s that time of year again. What time? Well …

Ah, Autumn. The time of year when the days get cooler and shorter, the forests dazzle us with their many splendid colors and everyone...

No, Flynn did not violate the Logan Act

In December 2016, Michael Flynn was three weeks from becoming the national-security adviser to the next president of the United States. This is a pertinent...

Mattress girl discredited

If you haven’t heard of the “mattress girl,” it’s not for lack of trying among liberal opinion-shapers. Emma Sulkowicz, who dragged a blue mattress...

The first family’s chain migration

Given the foolish consistency that comes with being the hobgoblin of little minds, there was no chance that our big-brained president would be consistent...

A measure of Medicaid’s ‘mission gap’

Were it not for the provision that Pat Toomey, the Pennsylvania Republican, put into the Senate’s proposed health care reform, this legislation would be...

From ‘fake news’ to witch hunt

Conspiracies. Secret societies. Witch hunts. During the past year, we’ve heard reference to all of the above to explain away any suggestion of collusion between...