Health care reform debacle exposes lack of bipartisanship, leadership

President Trump sits in the White House today because, in part, Democrats ceded rural Indiana and rural America. The Hoosier State is barely functioning...

Chuck Schumer’s attacks on Neil Gorsuch are un-American

If Democrats want to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, they’re entitled to do it. In fact, Democrats are free to try and...

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 NEA is a government frill that should be shorn

Although the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2016 cost of $148 million was less than one-hundredth of 1 percent of the federal budget, attempting...

Needed this St. Patrick’s Day — Ronald Reagan

It was on St. Patrick‘s Day 1988 when an unexpected visitor arrived at Pat Troy‘s Irish pub in Alexandria, Va. —  President Ronald Reagan. For...

The worst argument for Trumpcare

Of all the arguments to make for repealing and replacing Obamacare, the very worst is that people don’t need health insurance. Yet this is a...

The public purpose of the free press

Have you ever wondered what life would be like without a free press? There would be less rat-a-tat-tat media noise. Few bad news stories. More...

A place to learn and celebrate America’s foundational principles

TEMPE, Ariz. — Encouraging developments are as welcome as they are rare in colleges and universities that cultivate diversity in everything but thought. Fortunately,...

Obamacare repeal through the 2nd and 6th CD prism

SHELBYVILLE – When it comes to the long-awaited Republican repeal and replace of Obamacare, my stare is transfixed on two Hoosier environs, the 2nd...

No free lunch in health care

The health care reform bill that has now passed two committee hurdles in the House still faces an uphill battle to become law. Many...