How can a parent prevent smartphone zombie children?
A Denver dad says smartphones turned his two youngest sons into zombies. So he turned himself into a crusader.
6/22/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
The perils of overlending are real
Among the many things it does, the federal government is one of the nation’s largest lenders.
6/22/2017 Robert Samuelson 0 comments
What happens when words can kill?
Words matter, journalists are fond of saying.
6/22/2017 Kathleen Parker 0 comments
Evolution of free enterprise is accelerating
WASHINGTON — In 1859, when Manhattan still had many farms, near the Battery on the island’s southern tip The Great American Tea Company was launched.
6/21/2017 George Will 0 comments
Free speech includes hate speech
With the left feverishly attempting to squash unwelcome speech on college campuses, with the president of the United States musing about tightening libel laws, with prominent liberals asserting that...
6/21/2017 Rich Lowry 0 comments
New response to shootings needed
WASHINGTON — Kelley Paul had gone to bed Tuesday night as usual, with her cellphone set on “Do Not Disturb,” except for family and close friends whose calls would always go through.
6/20/2017 Kathleen Parker 0 comments
Root for France’s Macron to succeed
All who are distraught at the state of U.S. politics should pay attention to the rise of French President Emanuel Macron.
6/20/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
Attack on Scalise was a hate crime
I just finished writing a column about how the internet is vile and vicious and people have become poisonous vipers in the privacy of their basements.
6/19/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
America’s got a case of post-industrial blues
Ever since Donald Trump’s election, a cottage industry of politicians, journalists, scholars and commentators has sought to understand what motivates Trump supporters.
6/19/2017 Robert Samuelson 0 comments
How to make building cheaper
“Contrary” does not quite capture Steve King’s astringency. The Iowa native and conservative congressman was born, appropriately, in Storm Lake, and carries turbulence with him.
6/17/2017 George Will 0 comments
Can Congress cast off listlessness?
Despair about Congress is as old as the nation itself. In 1789, less than three months into the First Congress, Rep.
6/17/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
How did polarization get so deep?
Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart.
6/16/2017 Fareed Zakaria 0 comments
Like it or not, Trump is a Republican now
Donald Trump, the erstwhile Democrat, independent and member of the Reform Party, finally has a fixed partisan identity.
6/16/2017 Rich Lowry 0 comments
Our dangerous NAFTA delusion
The Trump administration is determined to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) — which created a single market from Mexico’s southern border to the Yukon —...
6/15/2017 Robert Samuelson 0 comments
Is Trump driving us all insane?
In one of Walker Percy’s brilliant novels, “The Second Coming,” protagonist Will Barrett keeps falling down for no apparent reason.
6/15/2017 Kathleen Parker 0 comments
Comey can’t credibly play the victim
I’m having a hard time seeing former FBI director James Comey as a victim.
6/14/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
Sgt. Pepper taught all of us to play
Fifty years ago, in early June, 1967, the Beatles’ eighth studio album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, made its way to American ears for the first time.
6/14/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
Comey proves no match for Trump
As it turns out, Donald Trump is the hope-and-change president.
6/13/2017 Kathleen Parker 0 comments
Is Trump’s economic plan doomed?
In February I warned that President Donald Trump was repeating his predecessor’s rookie mistakes.
6/13/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
Did Tillerson, Exxon mislead investors?
It’s possible that Rex Tillerson has the worst job in the world.
6/12/2017 Other Voices 0 comments
Trump is not our destiny. We are
It’s time to take a brief break from Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, there’s no denying that he dominates the news cycle.
6/12/2017 Robert Samuelson 0 comments
Comey’s testimony hits and misses
Never before has, or presumably again will, a former FBI director say such harsh things about a sitting president of the United States.
6/10/2017 Rich Lowry 0 comments
The Middle East is an ugly morass
Donald Trump returned from his first overseas trip convinced that he had unified America’s historic Arab allies, dealt a strong blow against terrorism and calmed the waters of an unruly Middle...
6/10/2017 Fareed Zakaria 0 comments
Comey’s memo is no smoking gun
Yet another Oval Office conversation was delving into yet another president’s determined wish to shut down yet another FBI investigation that had gotten way too close.