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National Columnists

America’s prosperity, charity come from entrepreneurship

About 15 years ago, I attended an entrepreneurship education conference in St. Louis. Among the attendees were educators from Great Britain. This was fairly unusual, and I was curious why they would have traveled all the way to the central United States. When I inquired, their answers were ...

Fear vs. reality – Which one will prevail in November?

Democrat leaders have failed to do their basic job of passing a budget and spending/appropriations bills via Regular Order or for that matter even as a Continuing Resolution once again. It is quite apparent that Democrats are just too busy with other pressing matters like producing the “Trump ...

Single mothers in economic pain: Where are the dads?

We regularly encounter stories of Americans struggling to stay financially afloat, buffeted by the day’s economic challenges. So many focus on a woman who is identified a quarter of the way in as a “single mother.” She’s often portrayed facing impossible demands of holding a paying job ...

Biden commits US to war for Taiwan

If China invades Taiwan to unify it with the mainland, the United States will go to war to defend Taiwan and send U.S. troops to fight the invaders. That is the commitment made last week by President Joe Biden. Asked by CBS’s Scott Pelley on “60 Minutes” if the U.S. would fight in ...

Time for a commitment to America

Republicans are gearing up for elections in November by drawing a clear line in the sand between their party and Democrats. Republicans have rolled out what they call Commitment to America. And this is exactly what it’s about. Our country embodies a worldview, and it is that worldview, ...