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The Gorsuch triumph

The Gorsuch triumph

Perhaps this is the first of the few early Trump victories. I don’t know. Some of you may think you do.

May 29, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Traveling — from Florida

Traveling — from Florida

While reading The Economist in flight I learned that only Syria sends more immigrants to Quebec than France – interesting.

May 28, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Navy must be everywhere

Navy must be everywhere

“This episode is a small symptom of America’s weakened Navy. Today, as in the 1920s and ‘30s, Washington has forgotten Teddy Roosevelt’s advice to speak softly and carry a big stick.

May 27, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Sun, sand, sentinels

Sun, sand, sentinels

Few people in Okinawa think open hostilities with China are imminent, or perhaps even likely.

May 27, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

What’s the matter with Connecticut?

What’s the matter with Connecticut?

Connecticut’s top tax rate rate is now higher than the 5.1% flat rate in the state formerly known as as Taxachusetts.

May 16, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Cuba, Stuck in the past

Cuba, Stuck in the past

Cuba is a communist dictatorship in a time warp. For some, that lends it a rebellious allure. They talk id seeing old Havana before its charm is ‘spoiled’ by visible signs of prosperity, such as anike and Starbucks.

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Trump says he’ll work with Democrats

Trump says he’ll work with Democrats

Will they work with him?

April 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Saudis put U.S. Energy producers to a test — and they ace it

Saudis put U.S. Energy producers to a test  — and they ace it

The U.S. still imports oil (for now), but net imports have declined by half. America is now the world’s biggest natural-gas producer and has become a net exporter.

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Notable & quotable: Mere fiscal Christianity

Notable & quotable: Mere fiscal Christianity

“Simply put, I do not believe that the preferential option for the poor means a preferential option for big government.”

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Be not hasty

Be not hasty

‘Be not hasty to believe flying reports to the disparagement of any. Be not apt to relate news if you know not the truth thereof.’

April 9, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »