Monday, September 24, 2018

Despite the Olympic glow, half of Korea remains in darkness

Watching the media fawning over the North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics, I recalled a picture that my old boss, Secretary of Defense...

The GOP identity crisis

The Republican Party can’t pass Obamacare repeal, but it can nominate Roy Moore. This is the state of the GOP in a nutshell. It is...

The virtue of original sin liberalism

The searing political and social divides in our country encourage a search for the magic key. We want a Big Idea that will explain...

A hilarious and elementary lesson on the burdens of progressivism

Life is exhausting — and daily choices are unbearably burdensome — for some Americans who are so comfortably situated that they have the time...

When judicial deference become dereliction of duty

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court can soon right a flagrant wrong stemming from events set in motion in 2014 at Milwaukee’s Marquette University by Cheryl Abbate....

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...

‘Bad’ jobs don’t have to be that way

So many policy proposals aimed at reducing economic inequality emphasize moving disadvantaged people into higher-paying, higher-skilled jobs, typically with more access to education and...

What is the real message of #MeToo?

The feminist website Babe published an account of a date gone bad. The pushback has been swift and sharp. I share some of the...

Provoking his own crisis

Donald Trump assured us during his campaign, “I know words. I have the best words.” But are “fire and fury” and “locked and loaded”...

No, liberals don’t hate America. And conservatives are not racists.

I’m a rock-ribbed conservative who wants Republicans to keep control of Congress. But I’m not unhappy that Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone appears to...