The looming Republican disgrace

The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn’t: The Republicans...

Why Obamacare won and Trump lost

The collapse of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act is a monumental political defeat wrought by a party and a president...

What to do for little Charlie Gard

One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma than the case of little Charlie Gard. He is a beautiful 11-month-old boy with an incurable...

Air Force has dug into the equivalent of trench warfare

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It is said that America’s armed forces have been stressed by 16 years of constant warfare, the longest such in the...

The party of bad faith?

If the Republican attempt to repeal and replace (whether that is not or down the road) Obamacare ultimately fails, it will be a lesson...

Put consumers first in Indiana alcohol laws

 After years of teasing Hoosiers that they might reform Indiana’s liquor laws, state legislators seem ready to get serious this summer.A new study commission...

Much more help needed to fight Indiana opioid epidemic

On June 30, Alexandria police stopped Nico Vasquez for speeding. At the scene, the 25-year-old Gas City man lapsed into a stupor and was...

Americans in need of a vacation

Boy, I could use a vacation about now - like millions of other hardworking Americans.According to a recent study by the U.S. Travel Association‘s...

On health care, history is watching

Over the last century, there has been a characteristic American cycle of response to far-reaching social reforms.When the breakthroughs are first proposed, conservatives fight...

Hoosier representatives in Washington ponder potential nuclear war

U.S. Sen. Todd Young is a former Navy intelligence officer, an intellect in the tradition of Richard Lugar, and a pragmatist. So when he...