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.

8:30 AM May 29, 2013

Excerpt: Last Sunday New York Sen. Chuck Schumer announced he has formed yet another “Gang of Eight” in the Senate. This G of E will work on a media shield bill because Sen.

10:30 AM May 28, 2013

Excerpt: Pushed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Obama administration may ask Congress for the power to snoop on more types of communication online.

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