While rights like free speech are perceived as universal for all Americans, the right to keep and bear arms is idiosyncratically dismissed as a matter for local determination.
All of the members of Congress elected before men walked on the moon were defeated years ago or had the good sense to retire already. All but John Conyers.
In his new biography ‘Grant,’ Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow takes a fresh look at the checkered reputation of the Civil War hero and 18th president to restore his rightful place among great American leaders.
We are seeing the limits of what partisans will justify in the scandals surrounding Roy Moore, Al Franken, and John Conyers.
The result of another affair suggests how this one will end. It also tells us a great deal about the way some in Washington see their job as ruling the people, not representing them.
Against a national average of $1,935 in intergovernmental spending per American, red states receive just $1,879. Blue states get considerably more, at $2,124 per resident.
The focus on the loss of a useful benefit obscures what would be the larger question in a more sweeping tax reform: what does any of this have to do with income taxation?
The city best-suited for another MLB team is rarely mentioned despite all the demographic, economic, and historical arguments in its favor. Baseball should put a third team in New York.
To sit where George Washington sat is to keep his memory alive. So can only perfect men be honored? Can only the blameless be remembered?
Claiming that President Trump’s intemperate tone voids an entire legal proceeding is ludicrous, and in doing so Bowe Bergdahl’s legal team is questioning Anglo-American legal fundamendals.
Gerrymandering is a self-defeating enterprise, in which the rigged system always unrigs itself.
We need a better answer to the problem of identifying oneself and protecting that identity from fraud. We need a national identification card.
In an age of digital verbosity and limitless expression, Twitter’s forced brevity fostered a wry humor and concise brilliance among its users.
A nonsense legal theory proliferated on Twitter this weekend, suggesting that the president could be sent to prison for his comments regarding the NFL.
‘What Happened,’ Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir, is a tone-deaf litany of predictable excuses for her 2016 loss. But is it an attempt to set herself up for another run for public office?
The judge’s narrow reading of the precedents shouldn’t end Sarah Palin’s quest for vindication against the latest vicious, untrue smear by a media establishment that has long detested her.
Allied victory in the Second World War created the world we live in today. It is only right that we should mark the end of the old epoch with a national day of remembrance.
We are approaching levels of secular iconoclasm previously unknown in the West. All humans are flawed. Eventually, all of us will be disowned by our grandchildren.
The idea that a certain class is inevitably criminal and should be shorn of the potential to repopulate itself is toxic. Yet it persists.
Joshua Levine’s book, ‘Dunkirk: The History Behind the Motion Picture,’ provides valuable insight into one of the most stirring episodes of World War II, and nicely illustrates the strength and resolve of British culture.
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