Sunday, September 23, 2018

The man behind the budgets retiring after 25 years

The common Hoosier political train of thought wouldn’t find friendship between a Republican state senator and a Democrat House member. Particularly when they dueled...

Trump family values

Jeff Sessions thought he was on the Trump team, but he was sadly mistaken. For President Donald Trump, the world breaks down into three categories...

How fast can our economy grow at full employment?

It’s late August, the start of the fall semester, and a good time to figure out what’s going on in the economy. There are...

No way to treat Old Glory

Old Glory is almost certainly the most honored flag in the world. The late political scientist Samuel Huntington marveled at its place in our national...

The tax cut debate is a waste

It is a victory for Republicans that the political conversation — when it’s not being hijacked by President Trump’s assorted outbursts and outrages —...

Yes, I am thankful for …

When White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked the press corps Monday to preface their daily briefing questions with a statement of thankfulness,...

Can only Trump survive Trump?

The past two months of electoral losses for the Trump GOP feel very familiar. Newly elected President Barack Obama’s party lost off-year gubernatorial elections in...

The Trumpist gets trumped

Steve Bannon just got Jeff Flaked. The former Trump strategist who has been on a chest-thumping tour vowing to defeat any Republican officeholder insufficiently loyal...

‘#UsToo’ shout Indiana legislators

Hoosiers disgusted with legislatures that don’t apply the same laws to themselves that they pass for everyone else can take heart that the Indiana...

Is Trump guilty, or does he just look guilty?

When absorbing news about the Mueller investigation, I can’t help thinking of Saddam Hussein. No, I’m not equating our president with the late Iraqi...