Ted Cruz is surging by design

“It’s not the will to win that matters. ... It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”      — Paul “Bear” Bryant  ...

The ISTEP committee could make new test even worse

A word of caution to Indiana K-12 students: Don’t get too excited about the repeal of the ISTEP exam. The “next iteration of assessment...

The end of Trump

It’s time to go back where we began: not only that Donald Trump will lose the Republican presidential nomination, but that he could be...

I’ll stick with my red Piggly Wiggly shopping bags

I try to keep up with bills that make their way through the Indiana General Assembly each year, especially ones that have to do...

‘New’ jobs won’t be new

An announcement in the media a few weeks ago Wal-Mart was going to build a milk processing plant at the corner of Pleasant Center...

Libya debacle undermines Clinton’s foreign policy credential

Republican peculiarities in this political season are so numerous and lurid that insufficient attention is being paid to this: The probable Democratic nominee’s principal...

Bible reading on the plaza — a participatory event

I figure I had better explain myself before I get called a hypocrite, a flip-flop man, or — even worse — a St. Louis...

Clinton/Sanders showdown heading our way

Eight years ago, Hoosier political junkies watched and participated what many of us thought would be a once-in-a-generation spectacle due to our late May...

Saturday’s Sub: Ten years already, but his presence is still...

It is presumed this would be filed under the “time flies” category. But that seems too convenient. And inadequate. Ten years ago today was a...

Look in the mirror

Will Republicans learn the right lessons from the debacle that is the Trump candidacy? I am doubtful, because for many, it requires a good,...