Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s insufferable tripe

Once again, Mark Zuckerberg is sorry. The founder of Facebook, who has apologized for privacy breaches throughout much of his company’s existence, is back at...

How should America respond to Syria’s use of chemical weapons?

On April 22, 1915, chlorine gas, wafted by favorable breezes, drifted from German lines toward enemy positions held by French troops near Ypres, Belgium....

The futility of Trump’s politics of outrage

President Trump doubled down last week on his repulsive charge that immigrants from south of our border are “rapists.” It was another sign of...

What government interest is served by disenfranchising felons?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The bumpy path of Desmond Meade’s life meandered to its current interesting point. He is a graduate of Florida International University...

Will Trump repeat Obama’s mistakes?

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump excoriated President Barack Obama for “the way he got out of Iraq,” which Trump said “was the founding...

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...

The confluence of King and Kennedy in Indianapolis

The breaking news around 7 p.m. April 4, 1968 hit our home like a stab. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., had been gunned down...

What striking teachers teach us

To “reading, writing and arithmetic,” we can now add “solidarity.” The new teacher activism — born in West Virginia and spreading to Oklahoma, Kentucky and...

…but it’s not always about the funding

When 450 students arrived at Anacostia High School in the District of Columbia’s southeast neighborhood on April 4, they found that few of the...

Making government less larcenous

After two years of stonewalling about its theft of Gerardo Serrano’s 2014 Ford F-250 pickup truck, the government suddenly returned it. It sparkled from...