Dana Milbank: Democrats have become socialists

Dana Milbank: Democrats have become socialists

WASHINGTON — When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would ac...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Ken Pollitz: One of life’s lessons

Ken Pollitz: One of life’s lessons

Listen. Imagine. Fail. Exhale.Those four words formed the outline of a most memorable commencement speech at our youngest, Joel’s, 2012 graduati...

September 15th, 2017 |  


George Will: A hilarious and elementary lesson on the burdens of progressivism

George Will: A hilarious and elementary lesson on the burdens of progressivism

WASHINGTON — Life is exhausting — and daily choices are unbearably burdensome — for some Americans who are so comfortably situated t...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Chris Erskine: Organizing the estate is easy. But this fantasy football draft …

The other day, we were fondly remembering the time when one of our daughters used to blow-torch all the food. For Christmas, the lovely and patient ol...

September 13th, 2017 |  


John Grindrod: For the early 1990 ‘Riders, a time to remember

John Grindrod: For the early 1990 ‘Riders, a time to remember

Just one week after Shawnee High School feted its undefeated 1966 football team by inducting its members and coaches into the school’s hall of f...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


Cal Thomas: The Mafia and the migrants

Cal Thomas: The Mafia and the migrants

ROME — I spotted them on my way to dinner with a friend near Castel Gandolfo. They are migrants from Africa, sitting by the side of the road out...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: Pacification of those who wear victim mantle brings vilification of great men

Christine Flowers: Pacification of those who wear victim mantle brings vilification of great men

On March 14, 1891, in the city of New Orleans, 11 Italian Americans were lynched by an angry mob. The anger stemmed from a jury’s failure to con...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Jerry Zezima: No bed of roses, so hard to rest in peace

Jerry Zezima: No bed of roses, so hard to rest in peace

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and sore as hell, especially if he has to move not just one bed but two, after which he is...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Mark Figley: Reason emerges where LGBT ‘tool kit’ fails

Mark Figley: Reason emerges where LGBT ‘tool kit’ fails

Although the end of Summer always signals the start of a challenging new school year, children and parents in Minnesota never expected the journey wou...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Smile about Hector, but thank a cop

Jim Krumel: Smile about Hector, but thank a cop

A tree, of all things, was being called a hero last week.It even earned itself a nickname — “Hector,” like the Trojan prince.This pa...

September 10th, 2017 |