Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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...

On being too nice in politics

Mitt Romney’s declaration of independence from Donald Trump as he takes his seat in the U.S. Senate has been illuminating — more for the...

Today’s Germany is the best Germany the world has seen

BERLIN — In one of contemporary history’s intriguing caroms, European politics just now is a story of how one decision by a pastor’s dutiful...

Indiana’s ‘silver tsunami’ and, well, just doing it

Indiana Manufacturers Association President Brian Burton dropped an alarming statistic: 45 percent of the Hoosier workforce will be retiring in the next decade as...

An agenda for 2019

President Donald Trump began the new year with characteristic bombast, blaming others for perceived failures, taking credit for non-achievements or those accomplished despite him,...

The irrational allergy to the wall

It’s a wonder that Democrats haven’t staked out a negotiating position demanding the destruction of already-existing barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Their opposition to President...