We’re against emotionalism, except when we’re not

Conservatives have rightly taken pride in Neil Gorsuch’s calm and cerebral performance at his Senate confirmation hearings. Many commentators, along with Republican senators, have...

Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like Obamacare

“Mend it, don’t end it” was Bill Clinton’s rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)...

Reading test only a piece of student’s capacity

The Indiana State Board of Education’s policy to hold back any third-grader who can’t read seems, at first glance, like a good idea. After...

A 140-character flaw

The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions of the modern presidency.The latest chapter comes from James Comey...

The real world of Obamacare repeal

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but for governments it’s not that easy. Once something is given — say, health insurance coverage...

Health care reform debacle exposes lack of bipartisanship, leadership

President Trump sits in the White House today because, in part, Democrats ceded rural Indiana and rural America. The Hoosier State is barely functioning...

Chuck Schumer’s attacks on Neil Gorsuch are un-American

If Democrats want to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, they’re entitled to do it. In fact, Democrats are free to try and...

More conservative than thou

In our ideologically scrambled age, it’s getting very hard to tell who’s who.Political conservatives have been opposed to “socialized” medicine pretty much forever. Republicans...

The NEA is a government frill that should be shorn

Although the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2016 cost of $148 million was less than one-hundredth of 1 percent of the federal budget, attempting...