Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Right about Amazon’s Corporate Welfare
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is mostly correct on this matter and her conservative critics are wrong.
U.S. Oil Production Allows America to Crack Down on Iran
Energy independence supports our foreign-policy imperatives in the Middle East.
Election Results Will Be a Reflection of President Trump
Can Republicans win in the suburbs?
Why Nationalists Should Worry about Trump’s Nationalism
Trump is doing to nationalism what many of us worried he would do to conservatism.
A Famine in Yemen
The current crisis is the product of political choices, not simply cultural and historical forces.
Our Saudi Problem Didn’t Begin with Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder
Khashoggi’s murder is only a symptom of a much bigger problem.
A Musical Kershaw
Last night, the World Series started, with Clay Kershaw on the mound for the Dodgers. He and the Dodgers lost the game. It will be small consolation for him that he appears in my Impromptus today. …
On Sex, the Trump Administration Returns to Reality and the Law
Title IX is based on the scientific truth that sex is biological.
Judge Orders Avenatti to Pay Former Law Partner $4.85 Million
Michael Avenatti keeps making the news.
Ben Sasse Confronts America’s Epidemic of Loneliness
The crumbling of America’s social infrastructure presents a daunting challenge.
Is the Tide Turning toward Justice for Police-Shooting Victims?
We may be witnessing the repeal of the unwritten law that helps bad cops go free.
Mattis Is More Valuable Than Ever
James Mattis has never been more important.
Flake Demands One-Week Delay on Confirmation Vote to Allow FBI Probe
Flake said he would vote to move Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the floor only if the final confirmation vote was delayed one week for an FBI investigation.
How Google Co-opts Our Schools to Collect Kids’ Data
Local school administrators have sold out vulnerable children to Silicon Valley.
Free America’s Farmers
Because Canada and parts of South America have been more friendly to CRISPR technology, the U.S. is in danger of exporting the future to our neighbors.
Disclosure Delayed Is Justice Denied
Two weeks ago, former federal district judge Vaughn Walker, who ruled last summer in Perry v. Schwarzenegger that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, publicly disclosed for the first ti…
In the Church Scandals, All Roads Lead to Rome, and Many Run through D.C.
A disproportionate number of U.S. churchmen involved in revelations of sexual abuse have ties to the D.C. archdiocese.
The Senate and the Supreme Court Have Been Granted Too Much Power
The Founders envisioned a federal government that handled only certain, enumerated tasks. That schema is now inverted.
New York City Council Approves Bill Adding Third Gender to Birth Certificates
The legislation, which passed 41-6 on Wednesday, will allow city residents to list their gender as ‘x’ on their birth certificates without a doctor’s note.
McCain’s Brand of Patriotism Is a Needed Alternative to Trump’s Nationalism
McCain’s vision of a shared commitment to freedom is the alternative needed now, at home and abroad.