Editorial: Perhaps DeVos will convince Democrats to leave education to the states

Here’s hoping that Democrats in Congress - who expressed dismay at many of Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos’ answers in her confirmation hearing last week - will respond by limiting federal involvement in public education. Education is a state matter, and the less the feds interfere, the better. Here’s how the left-leaning New…

Editorial: Americans believe in prayer

File this under “reasons Donald Trump Won, No. 536”: The Washington Post seems to never have met any Americans who seek God’s help. In reporting about a new cabinet nomination, the Post wrote, “Trump picks former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue, who once led a prayer for rain, for agriculture secretary.” That headline is factually

Editorial: Don't panic, because the climate numbers don't add up

It’s that time again. We’re being told, in breathless tones and with an edge of panic in the headlines, that the planet is on the brink of disaster. Proponents of climate change theory say we’ve once again broken a record. Here’s how the New York Times put it: “Marking another milestone for a changing planet, scientists reported on

Editorial: Trump should listen to economists, free trade benefits us all

In just a few days, President-elect Donald Trump will be President Trump. And then we’ll see which of his policy ideas - which have varied widely throughout the last year - he’s serious about. If he listens to many of the economists around him, he’ll restrain his populist impulses on trade. The fact is, we all benefit from free trade, and

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Editorial: The politics of grievance is dividing us all

It would be tough to find a better illustration of what ails America than this: A new app is available that will help diners divide the dinner check not evenly, but “equitably.” That’s right, checks should be paid according to…

20 January 2017 [02:16 PM]
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Editorial: Americans believe in prayer

File this under “reasons Donald Trump Won, No. 536”: The Washington Post seems to never have met any Americans who seek God’s…

20 January 2017 [11:00 AM]
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Walter Williams: International Trade Thuggery

President-elect Donald Trump’s threats against American companies looking to relocate in foreign countries have won favorable review from many quarters. Support comes…

17 January 2017 [05:21 PM]
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Letters to the Editor for Jan. 8

Often, young people have false perceptions about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking and drug use, which can lead them to…

06 January 2017 [03:12 PM]
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