Frederick Douglass and voting rights

I have been reading — more accurately, listening to — David Blight’s new biography, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet...

… and why Elizabeth Warren is wrong

Elizabeth Warren, the pointy end of the spear of Democratic radicalism, has called for the end of...

A few more words about a very special friend

I remember the first time I met Joe Smekens. And I am betting that unless you are one of his children or grandchildren, you...

Thank you, Mrs. Bush

By TOM ROSSHIRT Tom Rosshirt was a national security speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and a foreign affairs spokesman for Vice President Al Gore. He...

Angelkeep’s Christmas anticipation

“All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth. . .” “I’m dreaming of a white...

More than one kind of corruption

When people think of corruption in high places, they tend to think of elites feathering their own nests. Bill and Hillary Clinton monetized political...

Let the best five days of the year commence

I found myself logging a few extra miles of running last week in anticipation of the colossal...

The ‘green wave’ spreads across Indiana

There’s been much talk about the “pink wave” in this year’s elections with the emergence of 11 female candidates running for Congress in Indiana...

The Trump-Russia collusion hall of shame

The news that special counsel Robert Mueller “did not find that the Trump campaign, or anyone associated with it, conspired or coordinated...

Senate Democrats’ unprecedented threat against the Supreme Court

In 2017, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., accused President Trump of showing “a disdain for an...