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  • Is a UK Crackup Ahead?

    Is a UK Crackup Ahead?

    David Cameron is the most successful Tory Party leader since Margaret Thatcher. Yet history may also record that his success led to the crackup of his country, and Great Britain’s secession from the European Union.

  • On a Fast Track to National Ruin

    On a Fast Track to National Ruin

    In the first quarter of 2015, in the sixth year of the historic Obama recovery, the U.S. economy grew by two-tenths of 1 percent. And that probably sugarcoats it.

  • Killer Cops or Malicious Prosecutor?

    Killer Cops or Malicious Prosecutor?

    Who killed Freddie Gray? According to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby, Freddie was murdered in a conspiracy of six cops who imprisoned him in a police van and there assaulted and killed him.

  • Hillary Blames the Cops

    Hillary Blames the Cops

    Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today.

  • Biblical Values -- or Vegas Values?

    Biblical Values — or Vegas Values?

    Almost all of the declared and undeclared Republican candidates for 2016 could be found this weekend at one of two events, or both.

  • Why Is Yemen Our War?

    Why Is Yemen Our War?

    For a month now, the Saudi air force has been bombing Yemen to reverse a takeover of that nation of 25 million by Houthi rebels, and reinstall a president who fled his country and is residing in Riyadh.

  • Obama's Republican Collaborators

    Obama’s Republican Collaborators

    The GOP swept to victory in November by declaring that this imperial presidency must be brought to heel, and President Obama’s illicit seizures of Congressional power must end.

  • A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?

    A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?

    “Could a U.S. response to Russia’s action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?”

  • The Obama Doctrine

    The Obama Doctrine

    At the Summit of the Americas where he met with Raul Castro, the 83-year-old younger brother of Fidel, President Obama provided an insight into where he is taking us, and why: “The United States will not be imprisoned by the past — we’re looking to the future. I’m not interested in having battles that frankly started before I was born.”

  • The Long Retreat in the Culture War

    The Long Retreat in the Culture War

    The Republican rout in the Battle of Indianapolis provides us with a snapshot of the correlation of forces in the culture wars.

  • Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

    Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

    “Pat, sometimes it seems like our friends want me to go over the cliff with flags flying,” President Reagan once told me.

  • Diversity -- or Meritocracy?

    Diversity — or Meritocracy?

    A voracious and eclectic reader, President Nixon instructed me to send him every few weeks 10 articles he would not normally see that were on interesting or important issues.

  • Stand Up for Indiana!

    Stand Up for Indiana!

    In what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example” for others.

  • The Enemy of My Enemy

    The Enemy of My Enemy

    The forces that do not want a U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, nor any U.S. detente with Iran, are impressive.

  • Are NGOs Agents of Subversion?

    Are NGOs Agents of Subversion?

    Though “Bibi” Netanyahu won re-election last week, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will still look into whether the State Department financed a clandestine effort to defeat him.

  • What Would Ike Do?

    What Would Ike Do?

    In November 1956, President Eisenhower, enraged he had not been forewarned of their invasion of Egypt, ordered the British, French and Israelis to get out of Suez and Sinai. They did as told. How far we have fallen from the | Read More »

  • Is the European Union dying?

    Is the European Union dying?

    Europeans are an aging, shrinking, disappearing, dying race.

  • Does Iran really want a bomb?

    Does Iran really want a bomb?

    America, we have a problem.

  • Darren Wilson: Free at last!

    Darren Wilson: Free at last!

    What did the massive six-month FBI investigation discover?

  • Best of times or worst of times?

    Best of times or worst of times?

    Let us put this peril in perspective.