America reaping the rewards of its pandering politics

Let’s finally be honest about the dishonesty of campaign 2016:Many of you discovered early on that Donald Trump clearly connected with voters li...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Right to Try laws allow Big Pharma to exploit false hope

If you or a loved one were dying of a terminal illness and your doctor told you there were no proven treatments, would you take the risk of trying an ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Identity politics goes shopping

Identity politics goes shopping

Whoever said that identity politics is taking over knows what he is talking about. These days we seem to be increasingly defined by our group membersh...

March 16th, 2017 |  



Dismissal of US attorneys is not a scandal

The Justice Department asked 46 U.S. attorneys to resign Friday.Some Democrats squawked when the dismissals were announced. “The independence of...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Let’s all try to normalize Trump

“Don’t normalize Trump.” That’s been a mantra for his critics since he won the Republican nomination. Everyone in Washington r...

March 15th, 2017 |  


An historic opportunity

“No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is th...

March 15th, 2017 |  


To liberate speech on campus, pop the ‘bubbles’

Whether the students know it or not, the protests that recently turned violent at Middlebury College over an appearance by conservative scholar Charle...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Fixing a floundering Obamacare: The next chapter

The Congressional Budget Office weighed in Monday on the profound impact of the House Republicans’ ambitious Obamacare fix. There’s fuel h...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Trump doing what Obama didn’t: Reaching out, listening

Elements of Donald Trump’s presidential style are already emerging and they must be discouraging to his critics.It’s easy to miss things t...

March 14th, 2017 |  


No power a reminder of those who do without

I was starting to write this column when the lights went off. The computer died. The heat stopped working, and the house fell silent.I exhaled and thr...

March 13th, 2017 |