by | Oct 8, 2019

When the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, Washington, last week decided to hire its first Muslim chaplain — referred to obliquely as a “religious coordinator” — it also published an “infographic” that explains “true Islam.” “Jihad,” we are told, “does not mean…

by | Dec 4, 2018

The final words of President George H. W. Bush tell us a lot about the kind of man he was, and especially the kind of father he was. At 94 years old and ailing from Parkinson’s and the pains of…

by | Apr 24, 2018

I am not here today comparing “The Bushes” to any other political tribe or family extant or extinguished! That needs fully to be understood before I open my mouth wider. The highly publicized death and burial of the family’s matriarch…

by | Aug 18, 2017

Out of this week’s orgy of self-righteousness has come toppled statues in the South, a vandalized Lincoln Memorial in the North, a Democratic state senator in the Midwest calling for the assassination of President Trump, and numerous other examples of…

by | Mar 31, 2017

I would say to former President Bush, the media and the left are using you. They are treating you as if you were a naive child. Please understand this. Sadly, though, I don’t think you do. They are hanging your…

by | Aug 12, 2011

I heard George W. Bush’s remarks Thursday afternoon about how “Bigotry seems emboldened” and “Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and downright fabrication.” He’s certainly right about this. But I assumed he was talking about the political and…

by | Jul 16, 2010

As over-leveraged investment houses began to fail in September 2008, the leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties, of major corporations, and opinion leaders stretching from the National Review magazine (and the Wall Street Journal) on the right to the Nation magazine on the left,…

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