6:59 AM Sep 10, 2014
Customers can be so demanding.

First they criticized fast-food joints over nutritional content. Now they’re getting picky about tax and labor practices.

9:23 AM Sep 1, 2014
Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.
10:30 AM Jul 8, 2013

I was standing in line with God, buying tickets to see “Monsters University.” He’s a big Billy Crystal fan.

“So” I said, “have you heard about these religious atheists?”

God gave me a look. “Is this a joke?” He asked.

8:00 AM Jul 1, 2013

 “But history did not end in 1965.”

— Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday

Progressives resent progress when it renders anachronistic once-valid reasons for enlarging the federal government’s supervisory and coercive powers.

8:30 AM Jun 17, 2013

In May 1918, with America embroiled in the First World War, Iowa’s Gov. William Lloyd Harding dealt a blow against Germany.

8:30 AM Jun 11, 2013

Excerpt: The steamboat conveying Andrew Jackson up the Ohio River toward his tumultuous 1829 inauguration had brooms lashed to its bow, symbolizing Old Hickory’s vow to clean up Washington.

9:30 AM Jun 7, 2013

Libertarians believe government should have a compelling reason before it restricts an individual’s liberty. Today’s liberals believe almost any reason will do, because liberty is less important than equality, fraternity, fighting obesity, and many other aspirations.

8:30 AM Jun 6, 2013

Excerpt: You might say I have a dog in this fight.

He’s tiny. He’s blind. His bark is decidedly unmanly and his bites, usually in defense against things that can’t be seen, are forgivably innocuous.

I am his seeing-eye human.

9:30 AM Jun 3, 2013

Excerpt: Texting while driving is dangerous, especially if you are driving a train. A commuter train engineer was texting on Sept. 12, 2008, near Los Angeles, when he missed a stop signal and crashed into a freight train. Twenty-five people died.

9:30 AM May 31, 2013

Excerpt: Lord Byron was, according to one of his legion of lovers, “mad, bad and dangerous to know,” but he also loved dogs, which explains his cameo appearance in a recent Texas Supreme Court opinion.

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