Speak to the facts, not my emotions

I am a heartless monster who doesn’t care that our children are being slaughtered in their schools. I am an inhuman fiend indifferent to...

‘Repeal and replace’? Try ‘tweak and move on’

Two Junes ago, when the Supreme Court upheld, 6-3, a challenged provision of the Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the...

Is flirting sexual harassment?

In 2003 a genetics paper revealed that one in 200 men alive in that year was a direct descendant of Genghis Khan (1162-1227). Khan...

The conspiracy mindset

I am old enough to remember when conspiracy theories were primarily the province of the left. In the 1990s, the San Jose Mercury News ran...

The prig vs. the president

James Comey did it, naturally, for the children. Why does anyone in Washington take advantage of the most opportune moment to make a mint off...

A portentous election in the Peach State

ATLANTA — By the time Georgia’s 6th District votes in the June 20 special congressional election, $40 million — perhaps more than $130 per...

Football’s enjoyment on a fade pattern

Autumn, which is bearing down upon us like a menacing linebacker, is, as John Keats said, a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and...

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...

A little too much reality in the show?

Watching the parade of porn stars, reality TV contestants and former Playboy models lining up to lambaste the president of the United States, as...

When will we get off this carousel of hate?

Tragedies such as the attack on a congressional baseball team cry out for interpretation, and resist it. By intention or not, the shooter was strategic...