Watchers at the Gate ... Presidents are charged to defend the Constitution. Virtually all of them have stated at one time or another that their prime duty, which comes before all others, is to defend the nation. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Hard Work and Right Living Equals Singing and Dancing ... Years ago I heard a story about a butterfly that was tirelessly working to break from its cocoon. A man observed the struggling butterfly for several minutes. (See Page 8, February 16, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Authoritarian Bumbling ... The real story of the Trump administration to date isn’t about any one policy. It’s about Trump and a small group of insiders throwing their weight around — and incompetently at that. (See Page 8, February 16, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Lock America’s Doors and Please Knock Politely ... I was about four or five years old when I remember my mother locking the front door. She said something to my dad about people "out and about" on the road we lived on in the country. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
If You Work, This Appointment Matters to You ... Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder was recently tapped by Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor. (See Page 9, February 9, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
A Speech Everyone Should Read ... As a country, we make a habit of looking forward, not backward. But I'm going to ask you to turn your attention back a few weeks, to Barack Obama's January 10 farewell address to the American people. (See Page 9, February 9, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Healing Health Care ... The President is looking at unraveling the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, commonly referred to as Obamacare) and replacing it with something that is less expensive and at the same time giving citizens more options in their health care. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’ ... About an hour after Donald Trump was sworn in, I was having lunch with my wife and our five-month-old. As we picked at our food outside my office in D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, groups of tourists trickled by in Trump regalia. (See Page 9, February 2, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Trump’s Immigration Order Drags America into a Cesspool ... Donald Trump's unlawful immigration order is hostile not only to immigrants and refugees but to the principles that have animated America since its Founding. (See Page 9, February 2, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Trump’s Inauguration - Ugly American Rancor ... By the time you read this column the Inauguration may be over. Like it not Donald Trump is your President. Even if you claim he is not your President - he is. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Can the Media Hold Politicians Accountable? ... If you watched Donald Trump's recent press conference, you may have overlooked a telling and worrisome moment. A CNN reporter tried to ask the president elect about the extent of his ties to Russian officials. (See Page 9, January 26, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Letter to the Editor - Concerned Women for America Support HB 1612 ... President Obama tried to force schools, under the threat of losing vital government funding, to open their restrooms so that transgender students and school workers can use the bathroom, locker room, shower, or an overnight facility of their choice. (See Page 9, January 26, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Health Care Repeal is a Stealth Tax Break for Millionaires ... Great magicians are masters of diversion. They attract our attention with one hand while using the other to trick us into thinking a supernatural act is taking place. (See Page 9, January 26, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Agriculture and National Security ... Several weeks ago while driving through some woods I noticed a sign that identified the land as part of the National Forest Service. I’ve seen those signs hundreds of times before, but for the first time it struck me: the National Forest Service is part of the Department of Agriculture. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
King’s Dream Still Isn’t Reality ... Not long ago, I saw a comment on an online article about the rise in protests for black civil rights. "We gave you a president,” wrote the commenter. "We gave you your damn Oscar. What more do you want?” (See Page 9, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Great News for People Who Get Sick ... Getting time off when you’re sick, or need to care for a new child or ailing parent, shouldn’t be a luxury enjoyed only by those who are financially well off. (See Page 9, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Staying Motivated In America ... Many Americans need more motivation. One of the greatest internal dynamics that any human can possess is motivation. Life is very difficult for many Americans because they have lost their motivation. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
School Choice Matters for Virginia Families ... In our country, we love to customize, whether it’s a new addition to the house or the colors and fonts surrounding our text messages. (See Page 7, January 12, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Our System Comes With No Guarantees ... There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there. We're just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system. (See Page 7, January 12, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?
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