Restore the Fourth Amendment
May 11, 2015 If you plan to visit a college campus this month, don’t be surprised if you see signs and placards encouraging you to “Restore the Fourth. more »»
Onward Christian Huckabee
May 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — In the 1950s, during one of his two campaigns as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, Adlai Stevenson was invited to address a gathering of Baptists in Houston, where in 1960 John... more »»
We give the Legislature a B-minus
May 10, 2015 Gov. Jack Dalrymple toured the state last week, touting the success of the state Legislature. When claiming success, Dalrymple looked primarily at the budget. And in that aspect, he is mostly correct. more »»
Being like LeBron
May 10, 2015 Last year, LeBron James made a lot of headlines when he announced he was heading home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. more »»
Patrician blacksmith for president?
May 10, 2015 WASHINGTON — America’s smallest state — one Nevada county is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and... more »»
Has the IRS really changed?
May 9, 2015 Just one Internal Revenue Service official lost her job over harassment of non-profit organizations for political reasons, to our knowledge. more »»
Speak truth to narrative
May 9, 2015 “If absolute power corrupts absolutely,” the actor Harry Shearer once asked, “does absolute powerlessness make you pure?” The answer, according to a lot of people, is yes. more »»
Killer cops or malicious prosecutor?
May 9, 2015 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. more »»
Where to put the waste?
May 8, 2015 Radioactive waste will not go away, as much as President Barack Obama tries to ignore the problem. Nearly one-fifth of the electricity generated in the United States comes from nuclear power plant. more »»
Let the states make drug law
May 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan on an important mission — trying to persuade the 535 members of Congress to end the federal war on... more »»
What Assata taught me
May 8, 2015 “What Assata taught me” is the new “Hands up, don’t shoot.” For $35, you, too, can sport a politically correct black hoodie emblazoned with a fugitive convicted murderer’s nam. more »»
Matters of perception
May 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges — perceptio. more »»
President reaps what he sows
May 7, 2015 Officials in President Barack Obama’s administration have become worried about military intervention in Yemen by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia, it was reported this week. more »»
The Legislature can’t do that much
May 7, 2015 The curse of the biennial legislative session is the backup of problems begging to be solved. Consequently, the 80-day biennial session has more business than it can handle with deliberation. more »»