WESLEY PRUDEN: One last attempt to derail Donald Trump

WESLEY PRUDEN: One last attempt to derail Donald Trump If wishes were horses, beggars would ride to town on Saturday night, and if early polls determined presidents John McCain and Ross Perot would be playing poker with Harry Truman and Chester Alan Arthur in the ex-presidents...

Conservatives embrace pro-gun Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Conservatives embrace pro-gun Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill When Harriet Tubman replaces Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, will she be depicted carrying a gun? That’s what conservatives hailing the decision want to know, pointing to the Republican abolitionist’s use of...

MADISON GESIOTTO: Wait, what did Hillary Clinton just say?

MADISON GESIOTTO: Wait, what did Hillary Clinton just say? Once again, Hillary Clinton has been busy pandering her days away in hopes of becoming the next leader of the free world. However, her attempts backfired on her after she recently crossed the line, awkwardly using a black...

CLIFFORD MAY: Michael Hayden’s memoir, tells a spy’s story

CLIFFORD MAY: Michael Hayden’s memoir After a long and extraordinary career, Gen. Michael Hayden has written “Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.” Both a memoir and a primer on modern espionage, it also attempts to correct the...

THOMAS V. DIBACCO: A linear history of Form 1040

THOMAS V. DIBACCO: A linear history of Form 1040 For the legions of procrastinators who have yet to file their 1040 Forms, the hours to come before April 18 may be the most taxing of the year. It wasn’t always that way, however. The annual squeeze on our purses is only a...

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Is NATO worth preserving?

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Is NATO worth preserving? Donald Trump recently ignited another controversy when he mused that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was obsolete. He hinted that it might no longer be worth the huge American investment. In typical Trump style, he hit a...

Hillary Clinton misleads with Vermont gun claim; even supporters say it’s inaccurate

Hillary Clinton misleads with Vermont gun claim; even supporters say it’s inaccurate In an attempt to score political points against Sen. Bernard Sanders, Hillary Clinton now says that the senator’s home state of Vermont is a key culprit in New York gun crime –...

DAVE WALKER: Puerto Rico financial crisis: An opportunity and a warning

DAVE WALKER: Puerto Rico financial crisis: An opportunity and a warning Puerto Rico is in serious financial trouble. It has been almost a year since Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced he did not expect the commonwealth would be able to pay its $72 billion debt when due. The...

DAVID SOKOL: How television breeds incivility

DAVID SOKOL: How television breeds incivility In a year when civility and courtesy have been replaced by insults and vulgarity in the nation’s political conversation, why would anyone want to reopen one of the most divisive episodes in recent American history? And yet that...

Cartoons: Donald Trump losing with grace

Cartoons: Donald Trump losing with grace Donald Trump losing with grace by Clay Jones Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders won their respective primaries in Wisconsin. They each won by healthy margins. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both responded to their losses. Not sure if John...
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