Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump family values

Jeff Sessions thought he was on the Trump team, but he was sadly mistaken. For President Donald Trump, the world breaks down into three categories...

The revolution devours Venezuela

Venezuela is a woeful reminder that no country is so rich that it can’t be driven into the ground by revolutionary socialism. People are now...

Indiana’s budget surplus and state balances

The most wonderful time of the year has come and gone for those who follow the Indiana state budget. On July 19, the State...

When religion is prophetic

The votes from Republican Senators Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski to stop their party’s repeal-Obamacare juggernaut were demonstrations of genuine courage. The appearance...

Reagan’s 11th Commandment becomes a moot point in Indiana — and Washington

Can you hear the Gipper’s voice from the wayback machine? “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” It was former California Republican Chairman...

When a diminishing president is a good thing

Looking, as prudent people are disinclined to do, on the bright side, there are a few vagrant reasons for cheerfulness, beginning with this: Summer...

Sessions lessons

Transparency, thy name is Trump, Donald Trump. No filter, no governor, no editor lies between his impulses and his public actions. He tweets, therefore...

The slovenly institution that is Congress

In January 1988, in Ronald Reagan’s final State of the Union address, he noisily dropped on a table next to the podium in the...

Indiana’s HIP 2.0 story is one worth sharing

The health care debate rages on, with little agreement on anything — including, most notably, the facts. Meanwhile, Senate Republicans, by a narrow margin, voted...

Why would you want Putin as a friend?

Leaving aside the question as to whether there was actual collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, it...