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News : Opinion

Stan Lee's work a reflection of his times

Friday  18:35,   16 november 2018
msn

Stan Lee, the reinventor of the comic book, died Monday at the ripe old age of 95.. Comic books get a bad rap, although not nearly as bad as they used to. There was a time when comic books were the cause of an all-out moral panic. After the release... >>>

Chuck Schumer, feckless hack

Friday  18:35,   16 november 2018
theweek

Senate Democrats have once again selected Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) as their minority leader without so much as a whisper of a debate or contest. This is galling. The man is incompetent, has abysmal politics, and as we were reminded in a huge New... >>>

Midterm losses humbled and changed other presidents. Will Trump follow suit? Dream on.

Friday  18:35,   16 november 2018
usatoday

Past presidents have been able to overcome midterm thrashings by achieving legislative success. Trump's hesitance to compromise could cost him in... >>>

What effect does the Trump circus have on the world?

Friday  18:20,   16 november 2018
msn

The president’s lack of interest will feed the fear of China’s... >>>

The ‘Wall’ Continues to Be Built . . . Slowly

Friday  18:20,   16 november 2018
nationalreview

Mile by mile, 18-foot bollard fencing goes up — but is it ‘big and... >>>

The Cabinet Secretary Who Should Have Known Better

Thursday  18:27,   15 november 2018
rollcall

OPINION — As a result of the natural tumult of politics along the corridors of power, Washington has always been filled with ambitious men and women plotting their next career move. This is Cinderella City where a few adroit steps can propel an... >>>

The shame of the Catholic Church

Thursday  18:27,   15 november 2018
msn

One doesn't have to be Roman Catholic or even Christian to recognize the great good the Catholic Church has done. America would be worse off were it not its pro-life stance and numerous acts of charity. But good works are sometimes diluted or even... >>>

Armistice Day and Our ‘Forever Wars’

Thursday  17:51,   15 november 2018
nytimes

Why do they drag on interminably? Because one side lacks the means to win and the other lacks the will. Sign up for the Morning Briefing newsletter One of those wars flared again this week as Hamas hit Israel with some 460 rockets and mortars and... >>>

The man who wants to change his age needs to grow up (opinion)

Thursday  17:51,   15 november 2018
cnn

Emile Ratelband, a Dutchman seeking to legally change his age, is appropriating trans activism to try to get there, says Holly Thomas. Ratelband's insistence on comparing his own situation with the trans movement is not just offensive. It highlights >>>

OPINION: Acosta Struggles To Understand The First Amendment

Thursday  06:25,   15 november 2018
dailycaller

If desired, President Trump could kick CNN off the White House property at any time he wants . In my opinion he should do it more often, so we’ll end up with a better set of reporters at the White House. The current crop wants to be the story... >>>

The Republican plot against democracy

Wednesday  18:40,   14 november 2018
theweek

The fight over the Florida recount isn't about the precise size of the GOP majority in the Senate. It's about the electoral future of the Republican Party and the fate of President Trump in 2020. In presidential elections, the Republican share of... >>>

Health care is now a major liability for Republicans. Will they dig the hole deeper?

Wednesday  18:20,   14 november 2018
usatoday

Republicans can work with Democrats on health care or keep attacking the ACA. What they decide will affect real people and the 2020 presidential... >>>

The future looks good for the Democrats

Wednesday  18:20,   14 november 2018
bostonglobe

So it was a blue wave after all. A week ago, many pundits (myself included) and partisan Democrats looked at the midterm election returns as a good, but not necessarily great night for the party. A week later, as the returns have slowly trickled in, >>>

A frightful portrait of a president out of control

Wednesday  17:50,   14 november 2018
msn

Trump's temperament worsens by the... >>>

The Democrats are about to get their own Benghazi

Tuesday  18:20,   13 november 2018
theweek

Wowee zowee. It's going to be a busy year for Democrats. According to Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, the more financially successful of our two major political parties will hold a series of... >>>