Robert Knight

Posted October 06, 2015

In Billy Joels iconic song, the refrain begins, It comes down to reality, and it's fine with me cause I've let it slide.

Posted September 29, 2015

The White House has doubled down on its efforts to use massive immigration for political advantage.

Posted September 21, 2015

If you think that the politicians who now run our government are bad, how about a system with leaders chosen by people too lazy even to register to vote?

Posted September 16, 2015

According to the experts, much of the Millennial generation is besotted with the candidacy of Bernie Sanders. Note: Millennials are the largest voting bloc by age.

Posted September 08, 2015

Something is very out of whack in America.

Posted September 01, 2015

Tie her tubes, or well sue you for sex discrimination, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) told a Catholic-affiliated hospital in California.

Posted August 25, 2015

There really are two Americas.

Posted August 18, 2015

Although people in the nations smallest state can obtain photo voter IDs with ease, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says that requiring an ID in order to vote is a hardship.

Posted August 11, 2015

Do you recall the smoke spewing in front of the fake giant head of the Wizard of Oz? The whole thing looked intimidating until Toto pulled back the nearby curtain.

Posted July 21, 2015

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.

Posted July 15, 2015

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.

Posted July 07, 2015

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.

Posted June 23, 2015

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.

Posted June 17, 2015

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.

Posted June 10, 2015

So I opened the front door the other day and my daughter walked in, exclaiming, Is everyone taking crazy pills?

Posted June 03, 2015

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.

Posted May 27, 2015

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.

Posted May 19, 2015

Theres a new racism afoot in the land, and it fits the soft bigotry of lowered expectations.

Posted May 12, 2015

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.

Posted May 05, 2015

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.