Thursday, September 19, 2019

Dan Coats in the middle of the maelstrom

Two years ago, Hoosier U.S. Sen. Dan Coats was preparing for a well-deserved retirement. Then came Donald Trump, who swept into power just as...

Challenging Trump’s apologists

Maybe it takes a royal wedding to offer lessons in what a good sermon sounds like. Maybe it takes one of the world’s most elitist...

No, Trump was not diminished

Midterm losses typically humble a sitting president of the United States, but Donald Trump is beyond humbling. He is the most unbowed president ever to...

Making sense of Michael Schneiderman

The former attorney general of the state of New York allegedly had a pattern of slapping and choking women with whom he was intimate....

Schools and gastronomic egalitarianism

There is no such thing as a free lunch. Yeah, well, about that. According to news reports, students in Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) will receive...

We are training for jobs of the past, not the future

By MICHAEL HICKS I gave a talk to the Indiana Superintendent’s Summit this week, and thought...

No, the president cannot end birthright citizenship

In an interview for “Axios on HBO,” President Trump announced he will sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship. When challenged on the constitutionality...

Buttigieg’s local and national crisis

In presidential politics, it’s often described as that “phone call at 3 in the morning” that signals...

When candidates fear the people they want to lead

Editor’s note: This column was written prior to Friday’s announcement that two debates have been scheduled between incumbent Jim Banks and challenger Courtney Tritch...

The Supreme Court can undo past confusion

For decades the Supreme Court has entangled itself in Establishment Clause decisions that have been, in the words of Alice in Wonderland,...