In the present postmodern world, we are told that there is no such thing as a biologically distinct gender.
Social observers from Aristotle and Juvenal to James Madison and George Orwell have all warned of the dangers of out-of-control government. Lately, we have seen plenty of proof that they were frighteningly correct.
Trump will fade when his brand of medicine becomes even worse than the disease.
Some Democratic Party groups are renouncing their once-egalitarian idols, the renaissance genius Thomas Jefferson and the populist Andrew Jackson. Both presidents, some two centuries ago, owned slaves. Consequently, the two men have been suddenly deemed unworthy of further liberal reverence.
Can we be honest about illegal immigration?
The now-concluded Iran nuclear negotiations predictably reflect ancient truths of appeasement.
Human nature is unchanging, predictable -- and can be dangerous if ignored.
Ultimately, no nation can continue to thrive if its government refuses to enforce its own laws.
California keeps reminding us what has gone astray with America in recent years.The state is in the midst of a crippling four-year-old drought.
For almost six years Greece has been on the cusp of financial disaster. Its Northern European and international creditors have extended loans, suspended interest payments and forgiven some debt
The contemporary world is starting to resemble the 1930s, and maps again must be redrawn.
Seventy-one years ago, the British, Canadians and Americans landed on the Normandy beaches to open a second ground front against Nazi Germany.
TUSCANY, Italy -- Northern and central Italy are not on the southern Mediterranean. But somehow thousands of refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are everywhere here -- as is true of much of the European Union.
The next president will face a terrible dilemma. To restore order, he or she will have to convince our allies that we are recommitted to their security.
What happens when the public does not wish to live out the utopian dreams of its elite leaders? Usually, the answer for those leaders is to seek more coercion and less liberty to force people to think progressively.
May 8 marked the end of World War II in Europe 70 years ago -- a horrific conflict that is still fought over by historians.
Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional fourth-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece?
The present four-year California drought is not novel -- even if President Barack Obama and California Gov. Jerry Brown have blamed it on man-made climate change.
Hillary Clinton apparently plans to base her presidential campaign on the noble goals of greater fairness and shared sacrifice.
Not long ago, the New York Times uncovered the artifact that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush had once listed himself as "Hispanic" on a Florida voter registration form.