What if the Justice Department indicts Hillary Clinton?

Some believe that soon after Tuesday’s final presidential primaries the FBI will interview Hillary Clinton about her handling of emails while she was secretary of state. What comes next is the subject of much speculation. One of the better speculators is Bradley Blakeman, who served as a member of President George W. Bush’s White House staff.

Diversity is nice, but so is unity

The history of nations is mostly characterized by ethnic and racial uniformity, not diversity. Most national boundaries reflected linguistic, religious and ethnic homogeneity. Until the late 20th century, diversity was considered a liability, not a strength.

Supreme Court could to revisit gun rights

In a case that will almost certainly go before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Americans don’t have the right to carry a concealed handgun. The case shows just how high the stakes are in this presidential election. “The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Second Amendment does not

Boxer Muhammad Ali truly was the greatest in his sport

“I am the greatest,” Muhammad Ali used to say, and I began to guess as much when he was still Cassius Clay and arrived at the Louisville, Ky., airport after boxing his way to an Olympics gold medal in Rome.

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Diversity is nice, but so is unity

The history of nations is mostly characterized by ethnic and racial uniformity, not diversity. Most national boundaries reflected linguistic, religious and ethnic…

10 June 2016 [09:36 PM]
Conservatives need fresher arguments

Perhaps it’s time to bring back the American Liberty League. Forgotten by everyone save a few history buffs, primarily on the libertarian…

03 June 2016 [09:09 PM]
Salt guidelines not based on science

Why is the federal government - so consistently wrong yet never uncertain - intent on making life less savory? The new salt…

03 June 2016 [09:07 PM]
Remember those who fell in war

Memorial Day is a holiday often connected with the end of the school year, the start of vacation season and a time for outings and picnics, but its true purpose, honoring America’s fallen heroes, should not be overshadowed. Americans are…

29 May 2016 [10:51 PM]
Britain will vote on leaving the EU

Sixty-five years ago, what has become the European Union was an embryo conceived in fear. It has been stealthily advanced from an…

27 May 2016 [09:56 PM]
Ethanol program must be abolished

This is just wrong. The EPA, perhaps fearing a loss of power and free rein when President Barack Obama leaves office, is making a pitch to increase the ethanol content in U.S. gasoline. With the Iowa primaries out of the…

22 May 2016 [11:00 PM]
Conservative ideas will survive Trump

Sell your Adam Smith ties, everybody, and smash your busts of Ronald Reagan. It’s all over. Why? Because we have entered a…

20 May 2016 [09:48 PM]
An election season driving us to drink

Because advertising is a barometer that often accurately measures America’s psychological atmosphere, attention must be paid to this: From May 23 through the presidential election, Budweiser beer will bear a different name. Eager to do its bit to make America…

19 May 2016 [11:20 PM]
Privatize the TSA to improve safety

Just in time for summer travels, the Transportation Security Administration has longer than ever lines, causing passengers to miss flights. Perhaps this…

19 May 2016 [11:19 PM]
Marriage is a boost for health, wealth

Let’s call this the most unsurprising headline of the year so far: “Marriage Increases the Odds of Surviving Cancer, Studies Find.” Next…

13 May 2016 [09:53 PM]
Medicare cuts result in less care for seniors, more deaths

President Obama’s Medicare cuts are killing seniors. His health law changed Medicare, adding bonuses for hospitals that spend the least per senior. The result? Hundreds of hospitals are skimping on care to win bonuses. Seniors at these hospitals aren’t getting…

12 May 2016 [09:41 PM]
Perry was correct, Trump is a cancer

“Let no one be mistaken: Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded,”…

12 May 2016 [09:38 PM]
College protesters are going too far

“Jump the shark” is an American pop-culture expression that derives from a 1977 “Happy Days” sitcom episode and describes a moment of…

09 May 2016 [07:41 PM]
Texas so very Texas because of freedom

At the very least, there’s some entertainment value in a New York Times writer attempting to explain “what makes Texas so Texas.”…

09 May 2016 [07:39 PM]
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