The Supreme Court, in its new term, will hear a case that could remove a major barrier that stands between what our nation is today and what it can and should be.
The case is Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.
It's about whether states can block use of public funds that parents use to pay for their children's education in a religious ...Read more
Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American public servant with characteristics all too rare today -- integrity, intelligence, wisdom.
Moynihan was a Democrat who would find a hard time being at home in today's Democratic Party.
He was a policy adviser in Democratic -- Kennedy -- and Republican -- Nixon -- administrations and went on to serve ...Read more
Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon-turned-secretary of housing and urban development, has written many books.
One of them is called "You Have a Brain."
The book is not about neurosurgery. The title is a quote from his single mother, who raised him and his brother and led them out of lives of poverty to successful careers.
When one of the lads ...Read more
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan bewails, in her column this week, that "the sane center is getting ignored" in the current round of presidential politics.
"When we talk about politics," she writes, "no one speaks of the center, which is vast and has something neither way-left nor way-right has, and that is a motivating love for ...Read more