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William Murchison
William Murchison
William Murchison is a Dallas-based columnist for Creators Syndicate. He is completing a book on cross-currents in modern morality.
by | Aug 20, 2019

“How Much Damage Have Republicans Done in the States?” Gosh! Worlds of damage, you’d imagine, if you’re a typical client of the New York Times nursery school system, where more and more government is good and less and less government is…

by | Aug 13, 2019

So what if we did get Bernie Sanders, a proud democratic socialist, as president next year? Or say we got Elizabeth Warren — no socialist, perhaps, in the formal sense, but a lady given to the espousal of policies much…

by | Aug 6, 2019

When the tumult and the shouting have died from the pitch occasioned by the El Paso and Dayton massacres, there may be stillness enough, for a short time anyway, to accommodate a useful question. How come now? That would be…

by | Jul 30, 2019

Aha! A topic — and these don’t come easily these days — with Donald Trump nowhere near the center. Or maybe just the periphery. We’ll see. This one bears talking about, even so. The topic, superficially, is the international campaign…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Reality, I hate to report, is for losers — meaning people hesitant to make the world reflect their personal conceptions of perfection; likewise reluctant to insist that holdouts get with the program, fast. A common trope of political commentary pegs…

by | Jul 17, 2019

We have a president who dons fatigues and steel-toed boots whenever he enters a room full of politicians and media types, promptly takes an axe to the refreshment table, and then invites all in the assemblage to put up their…

by | Jul 9, 2019

Another “lightbulb moment,” you reckon? The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, switches sides in our great racial embroilments, casting out Thomas Jefferson as favorite son and making a holiday in honor of, forgive me, the Yankees, who overran the place in…

by | Jul 2, 2019

As contrived for the apparent purpose of embarrassing Joe Biden, Kamala Harris’ handwringer over racial-balance busing duly titillated the media. Who could suppose there was anything wrong with shipping children miles from their homes to satisfy what a federal judge…

by | Jun 25, 2019

It’s like, really, we need all the religion we can get around here! What with Americans — you know — perpetually at each other’s throats, yelling in each other’s faces. But we get another reminder, at the feet of the…

by | Jun 18, 2019

Where do the Hong Kong Chinese get these notions: such as that the right to a fair trial is rock-bottom basic to every democratic concept of justice? And the notion that freedom of speech underpins the whole, so to speak, democratic shooting…

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