The most powerful branches of government are the furthest removed from our democratic process. This is not the system our Founders envisioned.
On the homepage this weekend, Clay Routledge notes that Americans believe in the supernatural and paranormal even as they drift from organiz
2005—More mischief from the Wisconsin supreme court. This time, the same four-justice majority as in Ferdon (see This Day for July 14, 2005)
If you believe that man ought to be better, it implies that he can be better, and that “better” means something.
Let the market work its magic; the game’s flaws will sort themselves out.
Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, makes clear what we are up against.
In my story on Virginia that ran this week, I related how one source told me that GOP chairman John Whitbeck was forced out by the congressi
Meeting with the likes of Putin, U.S. presidents should use their leverage to help political prisoners.
I’m not opposed to an American president meeting with Putin, so long as the conditions are right and we are clear what we think we are going
David has a piece on the Russian indictments that argues they show the importance of Mueller’s investigation. I’d say they show the importan
1983—In a separate concurring opinion (in State v. Hunt), Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals offers her
Something is on the march there. Its character is not at all clear to me.
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Traditional religion has social value. The individualistic quest for spirituality tends to leave the seeker isolated.
An investigation is one of two things: a search for the truth, or a farce. The House is conducting a farce. That fact was on full display du
Capitalism has created great advances, but the consequences of secularization are yet to be seen.
It is filled with works of naked didacticism.
The risks to American deterrence aren’t worth it.
Historic countryside properties — enduring through boom times and busts — charm 21st-century audiences.
Heavy rains are falling across India as the monsoon season arrives in force.
When twelve Russian intelligence operatives are indicted, the only response from the White House is to gloat that none of this proves collus
The House Republican group is prepared to file the charges as early as Monday, according to reports.
Yesterday, I looked at a case where Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on the DC Circuit, sided with a criminal defendant asserting a “battered woman sy
I don’t know if I can remember a dumber week in which to follow the news.
A look at past winners of the MLB’s annual heavy hitter competition.
As long as the Democrats want to play their faux anti-Russia game, we might as well hold them to a repudiation of Obama’s feckless policy of
A plausible theory of mind-boggling collusion.
'Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it'
OK this is truly weird. There has been somewhat conspiratorial theories surrounding why the DNC refuses to turn over the server that was sup
Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, may lift a ban on hunting for sport in the face of what the government says is gr
Nicaraguan government forces launched intense raids backed by heavy equipment on Sunday in three rebellious towns, south of the capital, lea
Germany has agreed to take 50 of 450 migrants rescued from an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean following a plea from Italy for EU state
Emmanuel Macron celebrated France's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final with his own animated display of patriotism.
"I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now, you wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe," Presid
An attempted bank robbery was foiled in Florida late last week thanks to the would-be robber’s unseasonable dress.
The assassins who tried to kill Sergei Skripal earlier this year, may have used Charlie Rowley's empty flat to prepare for the hit, experts
President Trump raved about 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth’s beauty in a sprawling new interview from his trip to the UK — but seemed confused
Via Fox News:
A Massachusetts police officer described as a “great family man and officer” died Sunday after a man attacked him wit
Jacob Rees-Mogg appears to have finally lost patience withTheresa May after the publication of her ultra-soft Brexit white paper.
'They are going to interfere in our elections, we also do the same'
Everyone is in a tizzy today because Trump once again implied that our enemies are our allies and our allies are really our enemies. From th
Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," network counterterrorism analyst Philip Mudd reacted to President Donald Trump criticizing Europe’s im
They want President Donald Trump to cancel his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, or add more participants
A trip with a whole lot of nothing.
An overseas trip has done nothing to quell the liberal media’s war of words wit
Europe is, of course, the world’s greatest tourist attraction. It’s beautiful, charming, and fascinating.
Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump, who
MOSCOW (AP) -- France has clinched its second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow featuring a series o
Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said it is an "embarrassment that this White House has not made election secur
France clinched its second FIFA World Cup title after beating Croatia 4-2 in the finals on Sunday.
Showtime has released 10 minutes of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new stunt series, which has already been making headlines for mocking Donald Trump a
'The President has pretty good instincts'
“Why is it that it is so easy for us as a society to basically find a reason to throw this person away, to kill them?"