Why Chicago Is Sinking Fast

Last week I was one of a dozen panelists brought together at an event in Chicago to answer the question, “What should we expect from public education and what can families do to help their local schools achieve that promise?” I expected a lively conversation about the goals of public education and how

By | 2017-05-28T22:05:26+00:00 May 24th, 2017|

Trump: Ending the War on Cops

As the ambush of two police officers in Miami last week reminds us, the war on police, fomented to some extent by former President Obama and his cronies, is not over. But in the two months since President Trump took office, things are much more positive in the law enforcement community. Trump, who was unapologetically

By | 2017-04-03T06:55:12+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

Why Republicans Cannot Bear Trump’s Spending Plan in One Easy Lesson

The White House on Thursday released what officials variously described as a “skinny budget,” a “hard power budget,” and—most memorably—an “America First” budget that begins “a New Chapter of American Greatness.” (I’m partial to the last one.) As flattering as that sounds, the truth is President Trump’s first budget outline is far from “great.” The

By | 2017-03-17T13:35:32+00:00 March 17th, 2017|

A Dangerous Idiocracy in Washington, D.C.

"Smart Sidewalk," Dumb Reporting: Pavegen's special pavers near DuPont Circle in Washington, D.C. are supposed to capture energy from foot traffic. They haven't worked as advertised. We on the Right have been awfully mean to The Washington Post, calling the paper’s  so-called reporters glorified Democrat stenographers, so dumb they can’t tell you who

By | 2017-02-19T16:10:51+00:00 February 19th, 2017|