When Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's short-lived national security adviser, resigned last month, Mark Levin was outraged.
Not because Flynn had falsely denied speaking with the Russian ambassador about U.S. ...Read more
AMSTERDAM -- Many people do crazy things in middle age. I decided to write the libretto for an opera about Niccolo Machiavelli. It’s called “The New Prince,” premiering here this weekend at the Dutch National Opera. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Under the dark gray cloud, amid the general gloom, allow me to offer a ray of sunshine. The last two months have brought a pleasant surprise: Turns out the much feared, much predicted withering of our ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It must be confusing to President Trump that the political system, the media and a majority of voters have suddenly called him on a deception, on a lie. It has seldom, if ever, happened before.
It did not ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Trump called himself “instinctual” this week, but the word he must have been groping for was “untruthful.” He lies incessantly, shamelessly, perhaps even pathologically, and his lying ...Read more
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Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons.
Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to President Trump's tweet about being wiretapped by Barack Obama, the chairman of the House ...Read more
In a week chock-full of news, the party that on the night of Nov. 8 found itself, much to its surprise, very much out of power has been having difficulty finding a way to return.
Democratic senators, urged on by the left ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal on Friday, March 24:
Return to 2011, the bailout of the auto industry still fresh in minds. Barack Obama applied pressure as he looked for a show of ...Read more
Resisting Elegy: On Grief and RecoveryJoel Peckham
In this thoughtful collection of narratives, author Joel Peckham explores the transformative power of emotional and physical pain from the vantage point of a husband and parent who lost his wife and a child in an accident that left him in chronic distress. Along the way, he fills a need for a...
ERBIL, Iraq -- Has the time for Kurdish independence finally arrived?
No other Mideast community (except Israel) has a closer relationship with the United States than the Iraqi Kurds, who have played a critical role in ...Read more
We don't hire umpires because we expect them to help a particular team win. We hire them to make the right calls, no matter what. The best ones know the rulebook inside out and backwards -- and make a point of being ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in The Kansas City Star on Thursday, March 23:
Americans watched in alarm but not shock as Parliament was locked down after a "terrorist incident" in London on Wednesday, the first ...Read more
I have often wondered why policymakers in Washington repeatedly fail to seriously address problems with our Social Security and Medicare programs, despite repeated warnings by economists and the programs' administrators ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, March 23:
America's commander for its military role in the North African state of Libya calls it a "powder keg." What he doesn't and probably ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, March 23:
A memorable moment of calm enveloped Donald Trump's chaotic, confrontational presidency on Jan. 31 when he introduced Judge Neil Gorsuch as ...Read more
President Donald Trump's craven lies that President Barack Obama had his "wires tapped" are viscerally repugnant and maddening for anyone but the most rabid, delusional Obama-haters.
First, it is destabilizing to realize ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees act out a peculiar Washington ritual in which inquisitive senators gather before TV cameras to hear an aspiring justice politely refuse to answer their ...Read more
In our conversations, whether political, public or private, we seem to be increasingly belligerent, uncivil and unrelenting, determined to crush the opposition rather than listen to the other side.
Could it be that what ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in The News-Sentinel on Wednesday, March 22:
It appears likely that appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch is going to be the replacement for the late Antonin Scalia, bringing the Supreme Court ...Read more
The following editorial is to appear in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, March 24:
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are tag-teaming Republicans who threaten to derail the last, best -- heck, the only -- ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The disclosure by California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, that communications by Trump transition members were inadvertently picked up by U.S. surveillance ...Read more
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