Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Put consumers first in Indiana alcohol laws

  After years of teasing Hoosiers that they might reform Indiana’s liquor laws, state legislators seem ready to get serious this summer. A new study commission...

Kavanaugh in the #MeToo era

In the wake of the revelation of Christine Blasey Ford’s identity, some have suggested that her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh will be handled more...

Voters yearning for an end to Trump era

Tuesday’s Democratic sweep obliterated a series of outdated story lines in American politics and opened a new era. Forget those repetitious tales about some piece...

Happiness is quiche and a fine grammatical point

I was spending a quiet day amusing myself with harmless diversions. I played a little guitar. I read a few chapters in a mystery...

Marijuana legalization redefines federalism

I’ve read every story – and there are a ton of them – about the excitement of a Republican lawmaker proposing to make medical marijuana...

Will members of Indiana panel be under the influence?

Those looking forward to the commission tasked with straightening out Indiana’s archaic alcohol rules may see reason for concern. Namely, that legislators serving on the...

The sequence to success

The Bronx, the only one of New York City’s five boroughs that is on the American mainland, once had a sociological as well as...

Veterans deserve better

As senators consider the nomination of the next secretary of veterans affairs, they should first reflect on the story of an Army veteran named...

Gun control is about saving lives, not culture wars

You have perhaps heard the joke about the liberal who is so open-minded that he can’t even take his own side in an argument. What’s...

More candor on census and citizenship

In a last-minute decision last week, the Commerce Department decided to include a question on citizenship on the 2020 census form mailed to every...