Strong storms blew through the Northeast on Thursday evening, delivering 60 mph wind gusts to Long Island, New York, and leaving buildings damaged and thousands without power. Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an interest…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leave after a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, August 21, 2019. (Axel Schmidt/Reuters) The United Kingdom and the European Union each want…

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, in 2014. (Brian Frank/Reuters) Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, slammed former House speaker…

Netflix’s American Factory (Sundance Institute) The media celebrate the arrival of the new ministers of propaganda. This week’s widespread media blitz heralding Netflix’s broadcast of its first Obama-endorsed presentation, American Factory, was more than synchronicity.…

Cut the Payroll Tax

Cut the Payroll Tax

It would help workers and guard against an economic slowdown. With a sturdy job market, healthy consumer balance sheets, and low inflation, the economy is probably not headed toward a recession. But to continue America’s…

Must the Show Go On?

Must the Show Go On?

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in Morristown, N.J., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) What Franklin Roosevelt was to the age of radio, Trump is to the age of the screen. We are in Week…

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (Gage Skidmore) The South Bend mayor distorts the facts as needed to convince Democratic voters that he’d expand abortion access. ‘They’re so busy attacking Planned Parenthood. I’d like to know what they…

The race for the White House isn't the only one to watch in 2020. While attention has largely been focused on the nearly two dozen Democratic candidates running for president, there are also dozens of…

A 20-year-old Tennessee man was arrested on Wednesday for making threats online to "shoot up" a Planned Parenthood clinic in Washington, D.C. Interested in Abortion Rights? Add Abortion Rights as an interest to stay up…

Campus of the University of Iowa (Wikimedia) As a dad of soon-to-be-college-age teens, I recently took a tour of the historic University of Virginia grounds. As my group strolled toward the Rotunda — an elegant…

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) President Trump appeared to back away from stronger background checks for gun buyers Tuesday, saying “we…

  (Jonathan Drake/Reuters) Resist the temptation to censor yourself and speak up for your views. No one said the fight against intolerance would be easy. This might come as some surprise to observers of our…

  President Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) We must recognize the limits of what is feasible and what is desirable. The character of a nation shapes its foreign…

(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Democrats are right to disagree with Trump. Too bad they don’t bring any good ideas to the table. Democrats running for president have certainly not hesitated to criticize President Trump’s trade policies. There…

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at the 2019 Iowa Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, August 9, 2019.(Gage Skidmore) There’s her backtracking on busing and her waffling on Medicare for All, not to mention her…