Congress

Trump, Scientism, and Puerto Rico

With Hurricane Florence churning over the Carolinas, the media seems to be licking its lips in anticipation of President Trump’s “Katrina moment.” Trump isn’t playing […]

Cory Booker’s Commodus Moment

This is the closest I’ll get to an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment.” Thus spake U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.), who “violated (a) rule knowingly” in […]

Remembering John McCain

The McCain memorial service at the National Cathedral on Saturday reminded some of the Paul Wellstone funeral in 2002: not so much a celebration of […]

The Munichian Candidate

Terrorist’s grandson Ammar Campa-Najjar is a “Palestinian-Mexican” American Democrat on the rise. “Grandson of terrorist rises in race against indicted GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter.” That […]

Do-Nothing Republican Senate Goes Home

The Senate adjourned this week amid self-administered backslaps for “working hard during August” (they worked a grand total of 6.5 days) and donning self-congratulatory laurels […]

Denying McCain’s Last Wishes

A wonderful book for young people is Hero Tales from American History. That book was an effort by Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge to […]