The Indiana GOP is a historic juggernaut

EVANSVILLE – Nearly 1,500 Republican delegates gathered here June 9. Their Democratic brothers and sister convened in Indianapolis this past Friday and Saturday. So...

Finding some kind of excuse

One of the costs of the Trump Era is that all opinions become suspect because, even more than usual, everything is seen through the...

Historic snooker

The headline writers adore the word “historic.” It was ubiquitous in reporting on the April meeting between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in. Kim...

My friend, mentor and lodestar

A few years ago, I was talking with Charles Krauthammer in the Fox News green room when the news that someone famous had passed...

Developing healthier habits in children

Many Hoosiers are heavy. Indiana has one of the nation’s highest rates of adult obesity, ranking 40th. A significant share of our children are also...

ERA: A farce and a tragedy

Karl Marx was no more mistaken than usual when he said that historic people and events appear twice, first as tragedy, then as farce....

Spawn of kudzu: A botanical horror story

Don’t trust the internet. The information you find there might not be entirely accurate. — Mark Twain Pity the poor folks of Monroe County. They’re...

Trudeau is annoying, not an adversary

Justin Trudeau may be the annoying, youthful avatar of chic progressivism — but he’s not our adversary. After leaving the G-7 summit, President Donald Trump...

The Trump economy

With the 2020 presidential election on the horizon, voters will have a distinct choice: Elect another food stamps politician like Barack Obama or re-elect...

Gerald Ford: The accidental president who wore power lightly

Within 17 days in the autumn of 1975 — first in Sacramento, then in San Francisco — two separate handgun-wielding women attempted to assassinate...