Thursday, January 24, 2019

Braun, Donnelly gird for a sensational Senate race

More than a year ago, when U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer began angling for the 2018 U.S. Senate nomination just as President...

Late summer polls begin to show mid-term contours

We are heading into that stretch of the election cycle where distinct trend lines begin to take shape. It was August 1994, 2006 and...

A hesitant chamber’s ‘neutrality’ sends a message

It has been several weeks now, and I still can’t fathom the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s decision to endorse Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly in...

Trump’s Jerusalem triumph

In the second century A.D., Jewish rebels who had stunned the Romans and liberated a portion of Judea overstruck imperial coins with images and...

Neil Armstrong didn’t forget the flag

History is usually airbrushed to remove a figure who has fallen out of favor with a dictatorship, or to hide away an episode of...

… or will they send a Republican to the Senate?

“This human nature is shabby stuff, as you may know from introspection.” — Peter De Vries SUMMIT, N.J. — Or from reading the “public letter of...

Sending troops to the border is harmful

They are women and children, workers in straw hats, a few elderly, carrying their scant belongings in knapsacks, walking hundreds of miles north through...

The disinformation campaign

The human mind can focus on only so much — and President Donald Trump has been exploiting this truism to his advantage since taking...

Ironic consequences of Europe’s war guilt

Adam Armoush is, for the moment, the most famous Jewish victim in the world — and he’s not even Jewish. He’s a 21-year-old Israeli...

Lawmakers always find their ‘flexibility’

“No man’s life, liberty or property are safe when the legislature is in session.” Contrary to accepted wisdom, Mark Twain didn’t say that, although it...