• U.S., NATO Finally Send a Message to Putin

    U.S., NATO Finally Send a Message to Putin

    “The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War,” President Barack Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement: Last week’s NATO summit in Warsaw ordered the deployment | Read More »

  • Hillary Honors Dead Cops

    Hillary Honors Dead Cops

    The day after a racist monster shot 12 white policemen in Dallas, murdering five of them, in the worst mass shooting of policemen in history, Hillary Clinton went on Wolf Blitzer’s show and blamed the cops. Asked what she would | Read More »

  • Events Roil the 2016 Campaign

    Events Roil the 2016 Campaign

    “Events, dear boy, events,” the late British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan supposedly replied when asked what he most feared. And events can certainly make a difference, as was apparent this week: Prime Minister David Cameron moved out of No. 10 | Read More »

  • The Travesty of Teacher Tenure

    The Travesty of Teacher Tenure

    The mills of justice grind slowly, but life plunges on, leaving lives blighted when justice, by being delayed, is irremediably denied. Fortunately, California’s Supreme Court might soon decide to hear — four years after litigation began — the 21st century’s | Read More »

  • Challenges For Black People

    Challenges For Black People

    President Barack Obama and his first attorney general Eric Holder called for an honest conversation about race. Holder even called us “a nation of cowards” because we were unwilling to have a “national conversation” about race. The truth of the | Read More »

  • The War on Cops: Part II

    The War on Cops: Part II

    Even in this age of runaway emotions, there are still some people who want to know the facts. Nowhere are facts more important, or more lacking, than in what has been aptly called “The War on Cops,” the title of | Read More »

  • Cops, Blacks and Crime

    Cops, Blacks and Crime

    Claims about racist cops from groups like Black Lives Matter lead more people to fear and hate the police. That’s bad news for cops. It’s also bad for black people who live in crime-ridden neighborhoods, says Heather Mac Donald, author | Read More »

  • Congressional Black Corruption

    Congressional Black Corruption

    If Black Lives Matter, then why have entrenched members of the Congressional Black Caucus spent more time enriching themselves than taking care of their neglected constituents? Too many social justice protesters are busy throwing shade, rocks, bottles, concrete blocks and | Read More »

  • Harvard Study: As Trump Won, Media Coverage Turned Sharply Negative

    Harvard Study: As Trump Won, Media Coverage Turned Sharply Negative

    A new report from Harvard University says press coverage of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign become progressively more negative as Trump built a lead in the Republican primaries — and soared after Trump clinched the GOP nomination. A graph in the | Read More »

  • The War on Cops

    The War on Cops

    There was never a more appropriately named book than “The War on Cops” by Heather Mac Donald, published a few weeks ago, on the eve of the greatest escalation of that war by the ambush murders of five policemen in | Read More »

  • Will Hillary Ditch Black Lives Matter?

    Will Hillary Ditch Black Lives Matter?

    After the massacre of five Dallas cops, during a protest of police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota, President Obama said, “America is not as divided as some have suggested.” Former D.C. Police Chief Charles Ramsey, an African-American, | Read More »

  • Will the National Conventions Change the Delegate Selection Rules -- Again?

    Will the National Conventions Change the Delegate Selection Rules — Again?

    When the Republican and Democratic national conventions gather in successive weeks in Cleveland and Philadelphia, respectively, one item on their plates will be reconsideration of their parties’ nominating rules. Just about everyone agrees that they are unsatisfactory in some way | Read More »

  • Obama's Divisive Double Standards

    Obama’s Divisive Double Standards

    President Obama’s knee-jerk reaction to the Dallas shootings brings into clear relief his biases and double standards on racially or religiously motivated violence. Have we ever had a president as blinded by his ideology and as oblivious or dismissive about | Read More »

  • After All That's Happened, Trump Fares No Worse With Hispanic Voters Than Romney Or McCain

    After All That’s Happened, Trump Fares No Worse With Hispanic Voters Than Romney Or McCain

    How many bad moments has Donald Trump had with Hispanic voters? From Mexican rapists to build-a-wall to Judge Gonzalo Curiel, many Republican insiders view Trump as a one-man wrecking crew, a disaster of unprecedented proportions, when it comes to the | Read More »

  • Is Hillary Morally Unfit to Be President?

    Is Hillary Morally Unfit to Be President?

    Does Hillary Clinton possess the integrity and honesty to be president of the United States? Or are those quaint and irrelevant considerations in electing a head of state in 21st-century America? These are the questions put on the table by | Read More »

  • Hillary Clinton's Non-Indictment May Not Help Her

    Hillary Clinton’s Non-Indictment May Not Help Her

    Unindicted co-conspirator: Technically, the term, made familiar in the Watergate scandals, does not apply to Hillary Clinton, since no one has been or apparently will be indicted in the emails case. But if you read the bulk of FBI Director | Read More »

  • Slow Economic Growth--New Normal for America?

    Slow Economic Growth–New Normal for America?

    America’s economy has now slouched into the eighth year of a recovery that demonstrates how much we have defined recovery down. The idea that essentially zero interest rates are, after seven and a half years, stimulating the economy “strains credulity,” | Read More »

  • The History Comey Didn't Want to Make

    The History Comey Didn’t Want to Make

    Why did he do it? FBI director James Comey spent 14 minutes laying out an unassailable case for prosecuting Hillary Clinton for the mishandling of classified material. Then at literally the last minute, he recommended against prosecution. This is baffling. | Read More »

  • Hillary: Guilty as Not Charged

    Hillary: Guilty as Not Charged

    It’s no mere academic question: Do we believe in the rule of law anymore? Are we a nation of laws or of men? The cherished idea of the rule of law in our system is about everyone’s being subject to | Read More »

  • Why Trump Is Routing the Free Traders

    Why Trump Is Routing the Free Traders

    In last week’s indictment of free trade as virtual economic treason, The Donald has really set the cat down among the pigeons. For, in denouncing NAFTA, the WTO, MFN for China and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, all backed by Bush I | Read More »