Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The president and the Constitution

In the days leading up to Tuesday’s midterm elections, President Donald Trump has chosen to wheel out the boogeyman that helped him win the...

The teenage demagogues

All you needed to know about student activist David Hogg’s speech at the “March for Our Lives” in Washington, D.C., over the weekend was...

Trump can shut down his Russia critics with one bold move

If President Trump wants to shut down the critics of his performance this week in Helsinki and strengthen U.S. national security, he can do...

Hot messes courtesy of Trump, Comey and Mueller

INDIANAPOLIS–This is the era of FBI directors leaving us hot messes in their wake.

What to do about the border crisis

Enough Republicans have said publicly that they will vote against President Donald Trump’s use of his emergency...

A farewell to my readers

In 1987, I wrote my first weekly column, carried at the time by only two newspapers. Today,...

A ‘reality TV’ GOP Senate primary hits the homestretch

The three Republican U.S. Senate candidates have spent the last six months building the foundations for their campaigns and preparing for this very moment....

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...

An Iowa tractor driver steers a new path

WASHINGTON — His tractor is so noisy that, when driving it, the man who calls himself “just...

The state of the union, told with metrics

INDIANAPOLIS — And the State of the Union is …? With President Trump delivering his third State of...