Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

“In my country the people can do as they like, although it often happens that they don’t like what they have done.” — Winston Churchill,...

Holcomb emerging as a historically strong governor

When Gov. Eric Holcomb addresses Hoosiers in his annual State of the State address Tuesday, you will be looking at one of the strongest...

The border wall or bust …

President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address this week was a total bust. His visit to the border fared no better. Trump predicted that his...

… but don’t declare an emergency

President Donald Trump is playing with the idea of declaring a national emergency to build a border fence despite congressional opposition. This would make Trump...

After Trump’s dud, it’s up to Senate GOP

President Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” was never a serious policy proposal. It was a symbol to reassure his supporters that he would keep the...

Throwback summer of red admiral

Throwback summer returns as promised. #tbs. It is a winter return to the abundant observations and Angelkeep occurrences of summer and fall of 2018.  #why,...

Counting 2019 blessings: At least it’s not 1968

Surely, I don’t have to remind you of all the bad news in the world. Even if you’re not the type to dwell upon the...

Trump won the night

President Trump did something Tuesday night that he has rarely done since taking office: He used the presidential bully pulpit to reach beyond his...

Millennial socialism 101

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s so-called Green New Deal makes the obligatory nod to the original New Deal, but FDR’s handiwork is much too modest an antecedent.  The...

The next two years are about democracy

“This is what democracy looks like.” It’s the chant heard again and again at the women’s marches the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated and...