Wednesday, November 21, 2018

For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy

As many conservatives saw it, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s 1988 ascent to the nation’s highest bench was reason for only muted celebration, if any, because...

Should Congress cut up Uncle Sam’s credit card?

Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credit card. You make interest payments but...

Two years into Mike Pence’s odyssey

It was just two years ago that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence entered the Trumpian twilight zone. Those close to him saw it as a...

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...

Trump and Braun in the days of zero tolerance

When Attorney General Curtis Hill left the Indiana Republican Convention in Evansville last June, social conservatives were whispering in his ear about a potential...

Relearning the impacts of trade wars

To be honest, it appalls me how many good meaning people misunderstand international trade. In normal times, it would not matter because the role...

Try this thought experiment: Private or regulated property

The road before you diverges into two paths. You cannot go back. You can only forge ahead, choosing one path or the other. Sentinels...

Are your children ready for childhood boot camp?

By LEO MORRIS Hoosier Opions On reading that Indiana lawmakers are considering lowering the compulsory school age from 7 to 5 years old, I immediately went...

Don’t play politics with nomination

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court is a welcome move. As readers of my column know, I am no Donald...

Trump meets his real enemy

Can he survive? This became the central issue in American politics late Tuesday afternoon. It’s also the only subject President Trump cares about. With Michael Cohen...