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Reform instead of repeal and replace

After the American Health Care Act failed in the House Friday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said this: "I don't know what else to say other than Obamacare is the law of the land. It's going to remain the law of the land until it's replaced. We did not have. . .

The Obamacare repeal debacle

The debacle of the repeal-Obamacare movement left the president and the Republican Congress ruminating about the terrible lessons they had learned from the defeat — mainly that neither ever had a health plan or even a clue about how to frame one. Both the. . .

The execution that never happened

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Ronald G. Smith noticed a vehicle parked along a dirt road just off U.S. 19 south of the barge canal near Crystal River, Fla., and decided to check it out. It was the morning of Dec. 23, 1973, and the 28-year-old father had only. . .

The Ryancare rout: Winning by losing?

Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka "Ryancare," was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support � of 17...

OMB's March madness

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) serves the president of the United States in overseeing the implementation of his vision across the Executive Branch. This month OMB released its preliminary budget which can only be described as fiscal March madness. The. . .

Is Israel losing its soul over the West Bank?

On what seems a regular basis, the United Nations takes a poke at Israel � for its settlements policy, its treatment of Palestinians and, once, in the 1975 resolution equating Zionism with racism, merely for existing. Altogether, the U.N. and its agencies have. . .

ASU searches for new leader

While the lightning-quick search for a new men's basketball coach attracted all sorts of attention, Arkansas State University is quietly searching, with all deliberate speed, for a new Jonesboro chancellor. Notably missing from the chancellor search committee is. . .