Why Obamacare ruling could cost Jeb GOP nomination

These Bushes, who may be good at many things, cannot be trusted to pick sound members of the Supreme Court.

SpaceX knows risks, will blast off again

Of all our scientific pursuits, perhaps none is more prone to spectacular failure than space travel.

Confederacy's ugly history cannot be painted over

What good is it to lower flags if it leads to chins raised in defensiveness, defaced statues and suppression of speech?

Greece should reject latest euro demands

Greece should vote “no,” and the Greek government should be ready, if necessary, to leave the euro.

Another prespective on New London eminent doman saga

The case should have focused on City Charter language that pre-empts the eminent domain provisions of state statutes concerning economic development.

What would Marx think about U.S. productivity?

Output per hour grew faster than it had in the same part of any of the last six major recessions.

Don’t let candidates put Iowa special interests above Connecticut

The ethanol special interests in Iowa and Washington, D.C. are already betting the farm to keep their product alive.

The Looming US-China Crisis in the South China Sea

Although China’s declared position would seem to make the sovereignty issue nonnegotiable, that doesn’t rule out conflict management.

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Caitlyn needs to grow up

Caitlyn is a fashion designer’s dream come true! A boy’s hips and a girl’s boobs.

Don’t accept ‘derp,’ demand evidence

Making the same wrong prediction year after year, never acknowledging past errors -- that's derp.


It was a kick watching the U.S. women

The U.S. women’s scintillating FIFA World Cup triumph over Japan Sunday was a feel-good moment in a summer afflicted by racial violence,...

The dark cloud of beach traffic

Sunny skies and warm temperatures over the long Fourth of July weekend may have been welcomed by owners of hot dog stands, clam shacks and boogie...

New tribal rules defy logic, fairness

In essence, the new recognition rules announced by the U.S. Department of the Interior provide the worst of both worlds — a watered-down...


Using 'religious liberty' as a weapon

It used to be that budget cuts were the best way to kill a law you hated but lacked the votes to formally repeal. You know, if you can't beat 'em,...

Worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

How did it come to this? With every concession, Obama and Kerry made clear they were desperate for a deal.

Hospital affiliation, library loans, and indignation

Executive branch raises, but less money to bury the poor.