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Why Not Texarkana? Waco event draws tens of thousands

Published Mar. 18 2019

Tens of thousands of people descended on Waco, Texas, this weekend.

It's time for 'Jexodus' from the Democratic Party

Published Mar. 18 2019

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., denies that anti-Semitism is "on the rise" within the Democratic Party. He's right. This is not...

College case makes the Sopranos seem amateurs

Published Mar. 18 2019

We need a new spin-off of "The Sopranos."

Don't conceal depth of Jeffrey Epstein's crimes

Published Mar. 18 2019

The real extent of multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's role in an alleged international sex trafficking operation, and that of his former...

Lexus hybrid

Published Mar. 17 2019

It's been more than 20 years since Lexus introduced the world to crossover luxury, and still few can match the...

Slingshot effect is what happens when a car hits a pothole

Published Mar. 17 2019

Hitting a pothole can turn a swell day into a lousy one, sometimes requiring a costly and unexpected trip to...

Grounded

Published Mar. 16 2019

The Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft have been involved in two major air disasters in the last...

Worse living through chemistry

Published Mar. 16 2019

On Feb. 12, Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka "El Chapo," was convicted of multiple crimes related to running the Sinaloa drug...

Three ways Trump can aid the economy

Published Mar. 16 2019

President Donald Trump promised to hit 3 percent growth in 2017—and the economy just barely made it, according to figures...

Prosecutors eye Trump's associates

Published Mar. 16 2019

The indictment of Paul Manafort by New York state prosecutors on Wednesday is a shot across the bow of the...

Undermining Free Speech

Published Mar. 16 2019

Texas has been a leader in protecting its citizens from so-called SLAPP lawsuits—legal action designed to silence the public.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Mar. 16 2019

Cheers & Jeers for March 16, 2019

Left can't blame money in politics for policy failures

Published Mar. 16 2019

Both of our political parties are dominated by people who believe that the American people are fundamentally on their side....

Foreign influence extends beyond Russia

Published Mar. 16 2019

Russia's not the only foreign power seeking a foothold in Trump World.

Socialism is a flawed system always doomed to fail

Published Mar. 16 2019

One of the rotten fruits produced by what passes for today's American education system is the ignorance some young people...

Vaccination Exemptions

Published Mar. 15 2019

Childhood vaccinations—and those who oppose them—have been back in the news following a measles outbreak in the Northwest and cases...

'Nobody cares' about those dangerous deficits

Published Mar. 15 2019

When Mick Mulvaney was a congressman, the House had no bigger deficit hawk. And last fall, while running the Office...

Rigged: Pay for admission scandal should come as no surprise

Published Mar. 14 2019

By now you have probably seen the headlines: Celebrities among those charged with cheating to get their kids into elite...

Investigate planes after crashes

Published Mar. 14 2019

The most recent crash of a commercial passenger flight in the United States occurred a decade ago when a flight...

Netanyahu's foes offers Bibiism without Bibi

Published Mar. 14 2019

There is a good chance that after Israel's elections next month, we won't have Benjamin Netanyahu to kick around anymore.

Catholic Church and worst crime in U.S. history?

Published Mar. 14 2019

"Horseplay," a term used to denote child rape, is, says Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, part of a sinister glossary...

Hogs At The Trough

Published Mar. 13 2019

The blame game for government spending usually works like this: It's the other party's fault.

Facebook and privacy

Published Mar. 13 2019

The headline of Mark Zuckerberg's 3,200-word blog post last week—"A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking"—might lead you to believe that...