A nice column about Trump

When my syndicate editor told me a few clients had been asking, Don’t you have anyone over there who can write something positive about...

The Clinton diagnosis: chronic secrecy

With the Clintons, mistrust always pays. A couple of weeks ago, Hillary was yukking it up with Jimmy Kimmel over the absurdity of rumors that...

Sunday stakes are high for both

The stakes couldn’t be higher for both presidential candidates Sunday when they meet for their second debate. Hillary Clinton is up in national polls...

The costs of Comey’s appeasement

The evidence suggests that FBI Director James Comey is a decent man. The evidence also suggests that he has been intimidated by pressure from...

Be thankful you have something to grumble at

“Oh, don’t the days seem lank and long When all goes right and nothing goes wrong, And isn’t your life extremely flat With nothing whatever to grumble...

Indiana elector rejects pleas to be faithless

Republican activist Ethan Manning was never a “never Trumper,” but he never made a secret of being no fan of the man soon to...

From Purdue to ‘God’s front porch’ and back

When word came Monday about Gene Cernan’s death, our high school daughter and I put down the cards from a marathon session of gin...

Trump on trade: These economists on the fence

There was much soul searching at the annual meetings of the American Economic Association held in Chicago last month. Four ex-chairs of the President’s...

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 Russian stooge

The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels. How else to explain a newly elected...