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The un-American campaign against Donald Trump

Donald Trump has a $355 million judgment against him, and we’re just getting started. The judgment in the civil fraud case, which reaches $450 million including pre-judgment interest, is the handiwork of an elected Democratic judge in a case brought by an elected Democratic prosecutor who ...

Biden open-door policy: Some facts and historical context

What’s been missing these past couple of months from the coverage of and debate over the failed immigration bill? Some important basic facts and lots of historical context. First, basic facts. Coverage in left-leaning newspapers and even in the conservative Wall Street Journal editorial ...

It makes no sense to abandon Ukraine

Millions for defense, but not one cent for Ukraine. That’s the rallying cry of opponents of a new $60 billion tranche of aid for Ukraine led by Ohio’s Republican senator, J.D. Vance. Vance deserves credit for taking his perspective directly into the belly of the beast at the Munich ...

Fani Willis and the court of public opinion

Fani Willis should have known better. It doesn’t take a law degree to know that the appearance of impropriety can be just as damaging as the real thing. Sometimes worse. That’s particularly true in a “heater case,” which is courthouse slang for a case that attracts an inordinate ...

Changed relationship will hurt autoworkers

Those autoworkers down south who are being courted by Shawn Fain should pay close attention to the message sent by Ford Motor Co. last week. Chief Executive Jim Farley, talking to the Wolfe Research Auto Conference in New York, said in light of the prolonged strike last fall by the United ...

Jail diversion corrects the system

A young man overdoses, and is so far gone that six doses of Narcan are required to bring him back to life. That night, the 21-year-old cried for hours because “he wanted to stop and didn’t know how,” his parents said. He is caught with meth the next day by a deputy who recognizes him ...