Conservatism

On guns and porn, morally elevated citizens should tell the busybodies to buzz off

March 30, 2018 12:27 pm

Will foreign pornographers be the last defenders of the Bill of Rights? America is going through one of its periodic…

Is Pete Hegseth really a suitable candidate for Secretary of Veterans Affairs?

March 24, 2018 3:18 pm

President Donald Trump insists that there is no shortage of talent wanting to fill posts in his administration. But would…

Isolationist? Donald Trump appears to be assembling a war cabinet

March 22, 2018 11:47 pm

Is the third time the charm? President Trump has already run through Mike Flynn, who enjoyed the shortest tenure in…

Outlandish warhawk Ralph Peters resigns from Fox News in moral protest

March 22, 2018 5:37 pm

The age of Trump makes for strange bedfellows. This week retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters suddenly finds himself a darling…

Remember the name Wayne Berman (amid talk of imminent John Kelly firing)

March 21, 2018 12:44 pm

Washington lobbyist and longtime Republican operative Wayne Berman is in the running to replace John Kelly as White House chief…

Meet Boris Titov: the man who wouldn’t be president

March 17, 2018 9:00 am

Boris Titov is running to be president of Russia, but he’s eager to talk himself out of the job. ‘I…

Is Donald Trump, like Bush, being taken over by neocons?

March 15, 2018 11:35 am

The Trump administration’s foreign-policy team is beginning to look a lot like a Marco Rubio foreign policy team. It’s not…

Angela Merkel is back in office but not back in power

March 14, 2018 10:36 am

How did she do it? How has Angela Merkel hung on for a fourth term as German Chancellor after being…

After Pennsylvania, can the GOP win again?

March 14, 2018 10:03 am

The special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District has ended in a photo finish. There are absentee ballots still to…

The wild, wild world of Sheriff David Clarke

March 11, 2018 9:08 pm

David Clarke, former sheriff of Milwaukee County, seemed made for Trump-era celebrity politics. Black, bearded and Stetson-wearing, he made his…

Trumpism is taking the GOP back to its industrialist roots

March 7, 2018 8:30 am

The weeping and wailing that is greeting Trump’s imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum products entering the US is…