Trump Jr. may have killed tax and health care reform

In a week in which all political eyes should be focused on health care reform, the Trumps dropped another bombshell. First son Donald Trump...

Bet your bottom dollar that, tomorrow, Congress won’t act on its war responsibilities

Predictably and sensibly, a three-judge panel of the nation’s second-most important court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, recently dismissed, unanimously,...

Bungled collusion is still collusion

The Russia scandal has entered a new phase and there’s no going back.For six months, the White House claimed that this scandal was nothing...

Fixing the ‘rotting carcass’ tax code

Cynics are said to be people who are prematurely disappointed about the future. Such dyspepsia is encouraged by watching Republicans struggle to move on...

Today’s kids need a taste of parents’ 1970s summertime

Ah, summer is upon us.That means the media are publishing a spate of articles that offer tips to parents on how to make their...

What Trump teaches left and right

President Trump has performed a service of sorts to our debate over how the United States views itself and its role in the world....

North Korea: The Rubicon is crossed

Across 25 years and five administrations, we have kicked the North Korean can down the road. We are now out of road.On July 4,...

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...

The new face of Indiana’s opioid/heroin pandemic

Nearly a half century ago, rock star Neil Young stood before a hushed and rapt crowd at UCLA, singing the fateful words: “I’ve seen...

CNN hurt its credibility

CNN is not wrong that the president of the United States ought to stop behaving like a clown. But they overshot this week.As someone...