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Can gas engines be greener than electric vehicles? Depends on electricity source

Published Nov. 12 2017

If you want a gasoline engine that is greener than a fully electric vehicle, you'll have to buy a car...

How the GOP tax plan threatens universities

Published Nov. 12 2017

It's a nervous time to be a university. Forget the political activism that has been convulsing campuses over the past...

Controlling familiar gun control fervor

Published Nov. 12 2017

It's not just the usual outrage on the need for gun control after a horrendous shooting. It is a wide-eyed,...

Time to repeal and replace the tax code

Published Nov. 12 2017

WASHINGTON—The Republicans' tax bill would somewhat improve the existing revenue system that once caused Mitch Daniels (former head of the...

Managers need to ask why

Published Nov. 11 2017

In a previous column, I made the argument that finding the right question is the key to selecting the right...

Some advice on Trump's first midterms

Published Nov. 11 2017

For the next 52 weeks you're likely to hear that pretty much every single news event will have an impact...

Yet another cultural tipping point?

Published Nov. 11 2017

Every now and then, the culture experiences a watershed, a moment when we look up and say, wow, things really...

Presenting Hillary and Bill Houdini

Published Nov. 11 2017

How do they do it? I am not the first to compare the Clintons to Harry Houdini, the great magician...

Sanctuary Safety: Would you feel more secure if your church allowed concealed carry?

Published Nov. 10 2017

Americans are still in shock from the deadly attack Sunday on a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Why we cling to clothes we know we will never wear

Published Nov. 10 2017

We buy shoes we don't wear, wear shoes we don't like and have—buried at the bottom of a drawer—a cute...

Tuesday's election a warning sign for Republicans

Published Nov. 10 2017

A tide of anti-Trump suburban votes gave Democrats victories in all of Tuesday's big off-year races from Virginia to Washington...

Looking Up: Arkansas-side voters give OK to new middle school

Published Nov. 9 2017

Things are looking up for the Texarkana, Ark., School District.

Letter to the Editor: Trumped up?

Published Nov. 9 2017

I am writing in response to your Oct. 18 editorial, "Trumped Up Scandal." I agree it was trumped up, but...

Those who choose prayer are not 'doing nothing'

Published Nov. 9 2017

In the wake of another mass shooting, the sides are assuming their familiar postures on cue. Conservatives are circling the...

GOP tax bill is a raid on university endowments

Published Nov. 9 2017

WASHINGTON—Such is the federal government's sprawl, and its power to establish new governing precedents, mere Washington twitches can jeopardize venerable...

Continuity in cups could lead to a closed shop

Published Nov. 8 2017

Americans finally found the recipe for continuity in the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup.

On the Road, Out the Door: Private speech can have public consequences

Published Nov. 8 2017

Juli Briskman was cycling in northern Virginia late last month when President Donald Trump's motorcade passed her on the road.

So, ten reporters walk into a bar

Published Nov. 8 2017

During a press briefing last week, President Trump's press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, inadvertently told the truth.

Proper care for veterans must be priority

Published Nov. 8 2017

It's always inspiring when communities across the United States come together on Veterans Day to express our nation's gratitude for...

The doctor will see you now really!

Published Nov. 8 2017

If you're tired of the dysfunction in Washington—the backbiting, the questioning of motives, the failure to agree on much of...

Why has voter fraud commission disappeared?

Published Nov. 7 2017

Why has Kris Kobach's voter fraud commission disappeared?

Election Day Day: Be sure to exercise your precious right at the polls

Published Nov. 7 2017

It's Election Day and voters on both sides of the state line go to the polls today.

GOP tax plan goes after deductions we don't need

Published Nov. 7 2017

There is something to like about the new House Republican tax bill. Note that I did not say "a lot...