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Why We Are Losing Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage

March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

Same-sex marriage is probably inevitable in America whatever the Supreme Court decides. That's because the public is clearly leaning that way.

That the court is even being asked to impose a sweeping social change on the nation is illustrative of another lost battle -- the idea that the Supreme Court is not a super-legislature and that nine robed lawyers ought to refrain from imposing their policy preferences on the whole nation.

Chavismo and Us

March 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

"One of the most important reasons for studying history is that virtually every stupid idea that is in vogue today has been tried before and proved disastrous before, time and again." -- Dr. Thomas Sowell

Governing Versus Campaigning Party

March 4, 2013 - 6:00pm

There are two major parties in the United States: the party that wishes to govern and the party that wants only to campaign.

Bread and Circuses

February 25, 2013 - 6:00pm

"People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions -- everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses" -- Juvenal

State of the Union Cheat Sheet

February 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

I haven't been able to pilfer an advance copy of the president's State of the Union address, but I hereby offer some guesses as to what he'll say tonight.

Digital Medical Hubris

January 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

Now the other shoes begin to drop. Voters knew in November that many of the promises Obama made in 2008 had been broken.

Democrat Hurricanes Versus Republican Hurricanes

January 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

Just a few days after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, the New York Times' Paul Krugman crowed triumphantly about the federal government's response to the disaster.

Return of the Credibility Gap

January 1, 2013 - 6:00pm

Lyndon Johnson, step aside. Barack Obama is far more deserving than you ever were of the term "credibility gap."

Leadership Jobs Open

December 27, 2012 - 6:00pm

Who wants a fantastic job? Unemployment is high, so there ought to be many candidates. The job is leader of the Republican Party.

Robert Bork: More Influential Off the Court

December 20, 2012 - 6:00pm

The last time I saw Bob Bork was the Sunday before Election Day. His familiar baritone was faint. You had to sit close to hear him, and he seemed to have a little difficulty following the conversation.

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