Thursday, September 19, 2019

Numbers everyone should know (but most probably don’t)

I realized the other day that I would be sitting down to compose my 51st weekly column for The Indiana Policy Review, just one...

Obama is the one breaking the norms

When Barack Obama took the oath of office as president in 2009, George W. Bush wished him well and left the political stage, determined...

Mutiny on the ship of state

Bob Woodward is the gold standard in investigative journalism. For the past 45 years, his byline has ensured the accuracy of whatever story has...

The government’s guidance on campus rape deserves another look

The assault on civil rights that was mandated by the civil rights division of Barack Obama’s Education Department might soon abate. Current Education Secretary...

A new standard for stupid

It’s not easy to set a new standard for stupid in 2018, but a few left-wingers on Twitter managed it during Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation...

The Kavanaugh hustle

Senate Republicans and President Trump share the same inclinations when it comes to one of the worst habits in our politics: Placing ideology and...

Donnelly’s poll lead fueled by suburban women

For months now we’ve scanned the horizon for the so-called “blue wave,” a response from voters in November’s mid-term elections for what President Trump...

Memo to Dems: Upholding norms is a two-way street

Many of the current president’s critics on the left insist that they are standing up for norms of democratic conduct and for democracy itself....

To the New York Times op-ed writer: If you can’t serve honorably, don’t serve...

The “deep state” exists after all. But it turns out that deep state is not made up of the permanent bureaucracy, shadowy intelligence officials,...

Mississippi election tells an American story

“To understand the world, you must understand a place like Mississippi.” — Attributed to William Faulkner OXFORD, Miss. — Time was, there was no other American...