May 22, 2013
An all too familiar scene was enacted on the campus of Swarthmore College during a meeting on May 4 to discuss demands by student activists for the college to divest itself of its investments in companies that dealt in fossil fuels.
May 17, 2013
A hundred years ago, anyone who might have predicted in 1913 the monumental, man-made catastrophes that would occur in the rest of the 20th century would have been considered warped, if not completely mentally deranged.
May 15, 2013
There can be honest differences of opinion on many subjects. But there also can be dishonest differences.
May 10, 2013
If there is ever a contest for words that substitute for thought, "diversity" should be recognized as the undisputed world champion. You don't need a speck of evidence, or a single step of logic, when you rhapsodize about the supposed benefits of diversity.
May 9, 2013
If you are driving along and suddenly see a big red rubber ball come bouncing out into the street, you might want to put your foot on the brake pedal, because a small child may well come running out into the street after it.
May 3, 2013
Someone called politics "the art of the possible." But, in the era of the modern welfare state, politics is largely the art of the impossible.
May 1, 2013
While it is not possible to answer all the emails and letters from readers, many are thought-provoking, whether those thoughts are positive or negative.
Apr 29, 2013
Britain's late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said it all when she wrote that the world has "never ceased to be dangerous," but the West has "ceased to be vigilant."