Friday, September 21, 2018

Legal immigration is political anathema

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is a brave politician who went against his party to support President Donald Trump’s demands for billions of dollars...

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...

Judge Kavanaugh: Is government truly of, by and for ‘the people’?

“Why should we bother to reply to Kautsky? He would reply to us, and we would have to reply to his reply. There is no...

Exciting and anxious times for many young people

Last week and this week marks the first day of classes for most colleges and universities in the United States. It is an exciting...

Political maps need to be ‘salamandered’

A decade ago Indiana was a battleground for control of Congress. Between 2004 and 2010, there were six U.S. House seats that flipped. We...

The Spirit of 1968

The Battle of Michigan Avenue is finally over, and it was won by the protesters. The lopsided fight between anti-war demonstrators and the brutish police...

Impeachment is just a liberal fantasy

Michael Cohen’s decision to plead guilty for making hush-money payments on Donald Trump’s behalf has raised the prospect that if Democrats take control of...

The GOP is monkeyed up

There comes a point when even the most indulgent listener must doubt whether political figures deserve the benefit of the doubt. Ron DeSantis, that...

John McCain – courageous conscience of the U.S. Senate

“Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.” This line from West Point’s Cadet Prayer sums up the career of...

John McCain and the last of human freedoms

Few politicians who fail to win the presidency are subsequently judged to be giants in our history. Among the select few are Robert F. Kennedy,...