President Obama made the first visit by a sitting president to a penitentiary when he dropped in to the El Reno (Oklahoma) Federal Correctional Institution last Thursday and offered an ambitious reform agenda.
In the old Soviet Union, surviving churches were allowed to operate as long as congregants did not do charitable work or anything else beyond the closed doors. Absent a major correction, we are closing in on the Soviet reality.
Even before the U.S. Supreme Court announced the previously unknown constitutional right to impose same-sex marriage on all 50 states, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was readying its next volley.
Start spreading the news Im voting today. If the Democratic Party and its constituent groups have their way, the Big Apples non-citizen immigrants will be singing that variation on the Sinatra anthem New York, New York at the polls next year.
Exactly 800 years after the signing of the Magna Carta on June 15, 1215, the church/state question is still very much front-page news.
So I opened the front door the other day and my daughter walked in, exclaiming, Is everyone taking crazy pills?
Since the riots over robbery suspect Michael Browns death last summer in Ferguson, Missouri, and several other deaths of black suspects, America has been awash in a dialogue about police and race.
As the calendar slips toward the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, and Ireland has lurched back toward paganism (St. Patrick, call your office), theres a storm cloud hanging over America that will release its thunder in late June.
Theres a new racism afoot in the land, and it fits the soft bigotry of lowered expectations.
Unlike the 2014 Little League World Series champs, who lost their trophy because they fielded ineligible players, the New England Patriots are not going to lose their Super Bowl rings over Deflategate.
While the U.S. Supreme Court held an Alice in Wonderland session on the nature and value of marriage, one of the nations largest cities lay partly in ruins over the death of a black man in police custody.
On a host of electoral integrity issues, the liberal position can be summarized in two words: enable cheating. You think thats too harsh?
Did someone explode a crazy bomb over America? Theres so much insanity afoot some serious, some silly that one has to wonder if the asylum doors popped open in the middle of the night and the inmates emerged as cultural and political leaders.
In its latest attack on religious liberty, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wants to force Roman Catholic organizations to provide contraception and abortions to unaccompanied immigrant children pouring over Americas southern border.
It took a day or two, but the Intolerant Left managed to turn a tiny, Christian family-owned pizza parlor in Indiana into a useful face of hate. Nice piece of work, during Holy Week.
As much of New England continues to dig out from late winters massive snowstorms, the climate change lobby is doubling down.
Its not enough to propose liberal ideas. Eventually, you must use force against your fellow citizens if they dont embrace them. Coercion is at the heart of the liberal enterprise.
As our republic reels under the Obama regimes lawlessness, its startling to see the Republican-led Congress show some backbone, at least in foreign policy with the glaring exception of illegal immigration.
When the most basic truths and institutions are under relentless attack, it should hearten many to know that a gargantuan cultural counterstrike is taking shape in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol dome.
No wonder Mitch McConnell skipped last weeks Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Hes too busy with his day job as Minority Leader of the United States Senate.