Civility is for suckers

It’s doubtful that a former American presidential candidate has ever formally endorsed incivility before, but Hillary Clinton is ever full of surprises. In an interview...

Refugees shouldn’t be political fodder

In the madness of the Trump era, terrible things happen with almost no notice. An announcement is made, some news stories are written, and...

Jokes abound, but political divide no laughing matter

With all the vitriol in our politics - with all the disagreement that is tearing our country apart - we could all use some...

In a post-Trump era, it could be Haley vs. Pence

When Vice President Mike Pence entered into the J.W. Marriott Friday night for the Republican Fall Dinner, and then the Saturday GOP “Right Track...

Trump’s trolling vs. ‘the constitution of knowledge’

On the road again, and full of indignation about, or perhaps admiration for, what he called “made-up” and “fabricated” Democratic accusations during the recent...

… but he could be the most honest president in modern history

Donald Trump may be remembered as the most honest president in modern American history. Don’t get me wrong, Trump lies all the time. He said...

Will Democrats out-populist Trump in Ohio?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — “I think it’s all about the dignity of work,” says Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in an interview in the backseat of...

The left’s foolhardy attack on the Senate

Democrats suffered a stinging loss in the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, and have concluded that the constitutional system is to blame. You see, if...

A reunion filled with gratitude and respect

No matter how old I get, I seem to keep finding opportunities to appreciate all the challenges my parents faced in their lives. A few...

Turn outrage over Kavanaugh into action

The Supreme Court’s legitimacy is in tatters. Conservative forces in the country, led by the Republican Party, have completed a judicial coup, decades in...