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Is China America's next great enemy? Not really

Published Sep. 20 2018

If the lack of an external enemy since the end of the Cold War has made America weak and feckless,...

Fear-based parenting and the criminalization of life

Published Sep. 20 2018

WASHINGTON—Police came to Kim Brooks' parents' door in suburban Richmond, Virginia, demanding that her mother say where her daughter was...

Washington's Wisdom: Lawmakers, public could learn from our first president's words

Published Sep. 19 2018

As President George Washington prepared to leave office after his first term was winding down, he asked his friend James...

Who is on trial in Chicago?

Published Sep. 19 2018

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke arrived at the Cook County courthouse at 26th and California on Monday to face...

Feeling confident about November, Democrats?

Published Sep. 19 2018

Democrats are bullish about the November elections. They think they'll win control of the House of Representatives, score big gains...

The left is running on empty against Kavanaugh

Published Sep. 19 2018

The woman who alleged in a confidential letter that as a high school student in Maryland in the '80s Brett...

Biggest award at Tour Championship is being there

Published Sep. 19 2018

ATLANTA—The Tour Championship is about more than just the cash, no matter how much is on the line.

Irrational Fears

Published Sep. 18 2018

Next month—Oct. 3 to be precise—the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending you a text message.

If Carson was stumbling at HUD, would anyone know?

Published Sep. 18 2018

Ben Carson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, wants opinions about his proposed changes to federal...

After Castro, I appreciate Philly—and the world

Published Sep. 18 2018

On Thursday night, there was a celebration of Philadelphia's World Heritage status, a designation bestowed upon the city in 2015....

Obama's nostalgia for GOP of yore hypocritical

Published Sep. 18 2018

"What happened to the Republican Party?"

Have Fun at the Fair

Published Sep. 17 2018

The Four States Fair and Rodeo brings a lot of joy to Texarkana residents and visitors from miles around.

Feds' approach leaves victims more vulnerable

Published Sep. 17 2018

Karla Miller has been a counselor to rape survivors, run a rape-crisis center in Iowa City, administered polygraph tests to...

Fiscal responsibility? Not in the House

Published Sep. 17 2018

Desperate to hold on to their majority in the House, GOP leaders are planning to bring up a new set...

Nike pushing false narrative of police brutality

Published Sep. 17 2018

The NFL's Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who started the phenomenon of NFL players kneeling during the playing of the national...

Youth Vaping: FDA cracking down on e-cigarette use by teenagers

Published Sep. 16 2018

Smoking, once common across the U.S., is now down to less than 20 percent of the population.

Presidents and in-house watchdogs

Published Sep. 16 2018

They've got to watch him every minute, deceive him, disobey him, control him through hook and crook, whatever it takes,...

A Democratic template for victory

Published Sep. 16 2018

HOUSTON—Nationally, the Democratic Party, which gave indispensable assistance ("Basket of deplorables"!) to the election of today's president, seems intent ("Impeach!";...

Our troops are dying for a lost cause Afghanistan

Published Sep. 16 2018

Twenty-seven years ago, I was in Afghanistan to watch the Russians cut and run from a military quagmire and failed...

Fifth generation still the value leader in lap of luxury

Published Sep. 15 2018

With the all-new, fifth-generation LS 500, Lexus decided to dance no more with the beauty that brought the company to...

Remember the Alamo: Texas Board of Education votes to continue calling defenders 'heroic'

Published Sep. 15 2018

Just when you thought the politically correct silliness could go no further, there's this.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Sep. 15 2018

Cheers & Jeers for Sept. 15, 2018

Trump may regret owning economy

Published Sep. 15 2018

President Donald Trump this week claimed to have a "magic wand" that allowed him to push the economy's growth rate...