Wednesday, December 19, 2018

There’s a word for the Democrats’ negotiating strategy: Insanity

Good news for the incoming House Democratic majority! They have something President Trump really, really wants: money to build a border wall. Trump is...

The Senate rebuke of Trump

In what may be the most stunning rebuke to date of the Trump presidency, the Senate voted Thursday — unanimously — to rebuke Saudi...

$110 million engulfed Indiana’s U.S. Senate race

Last year I told you that the coming showdown for one of Indiana’s U.S. Senate seats would probably bring about a $100 million donnybrook. Once...

Collusion is possible …

It has become an article of faith in some quarters on the right — well, most — that Robert Mueller’s investigation has found no...

… if not, there’s always Stormy Daniels

The most legally fraught part of the Russia probe now revolves around payments to an American porn star. As of yet, instead of a dastardly...

Brown’s muscular progressivism would challenge Trump in 2020

“The money man dealing himself a hot royal flush. Then giving you and me a phony hand like a pair of tens or something.” —...

Don’t just laugh at Trump’s fecklessness

The democratic world is burning, and we have a president obsessed with a purely symbolic, trivial, and politically manipulative fight over a wall —...

Good grief! Critics miss Christmas specials’ points

Good grief! With everything in everyday American life politicized, count on someone, somewhere, being offended by something, anything — even classic Christmas TV specials. A recent...

Movie tells the ignored story of ‘America’s biggest serial killer’

A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the mild word “snip” describes...

The Legislature: It’s time to waste time debating time

“Does anybody really know       what time it is, “Does anybody really care?” --Robert William Lamm,  from the “Chicago Transit Authority” album, 1969 From past experience, we can...