Now that President Trump has knocked off Rex Tillerson, perhaps it’s time to have a serious conversation about the structure of the federal government. President Trump on Tuesday named CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace the departing secretary of state. But will this personnel change be sufficient to correct what ails this administration?
Voters in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district today will decide whether to elect Republican Rick Saccone or Democrat Conor Lamb in a special election, the result of the vacated seat left by former Rep. Tim Murphy, who resigned last year amid a scandal involving a former female staffer and an abortion. Spanning suburban and
Dear Hillary: Hey, girl. Good to see you up and about these days. I hear India is lovely this time of year. Watch those steps! So, listen—we need to talk. I think it’s time you heard directly from some white, married women about why we didn’t vote for you. You can trust me.
At The City College of New York in the late 1930s, my father, an Orthodox Jew, wrote his senior class thesis on anti-Semitism in America. He delineated common realities of the era, such as Jews' admission to law firms, country clubs and colleges being denied or restricted, and various other manifestations of popular
Beginning in the 1970s, the Republican Party’s center of support shifted from the Northeast and Midwest to the Southwest and Southeastern United States. For many Republican voters, Texas has always been understood to be a blood-red state. Yet for the longest time, Texas was a Democratic bastion as much as California is today.
Mariners of antiquity avoided venturing too far asea for fear of falling off the face of the world. They thought the world was flat, and so too do those who think politics can be mapped on a single dimension from left to right. Both our planet and our politics are circuitous. Setting sail
Cadets and cadre put on their favorite pair of high heels and marched in Temple's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to raise awareness of sexual assault against women. #TUWAM15 Temple University ROTC The Obama years did much to undermine the identity and inherent conservatism of the U.S. armed forces.
This is not a happy time to be an entrepreneur seeking to list your firm on one of China’s stock exchanges. Nor is your situation better if you’re one of the Securities Commission members charged with approving listing applications. Chinese companies aren’t doing very well, and Beijing thinks it’s because the standards on
Suppose you run a company with lots of employees. For a long time, among your employees have been a couple of your nephews. If you’re being honest, they are not your favorite workers. There’s always pressure to raise their wages and they are now up to $25 per hour each, which is more
President Trump’s recent decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum in response to what he (and most Americans) view as the routinely unfair trade practices of China and other foreign powers has upset more than a few Beltway apple carts. It has also triggered a lot of heated criticism from the Right—much