Editorials

A recent column in the Wall Street Journal characterized Pete Buttigieg’s military service as a half-effort. After all, Buttigieg’s 2009-2017 stint in the Navy Reserves included only seven months in Afghanistan and he never was…

The U.S. military marked its 18th year in Afghanistan last year and, in the process, set a depressing new record by dropping 7,423 bombs in the country, the highest number since U.S Air Forces Central…

President Trump waited barely 48 hours after his acquittal by the U.S. Senate to exact revenge against witnesses who gave sworn testimony to Congress about the administration’s withholding of military assistance to Ukraine. The retaliation…

Black History Month has a history of its own. The commemorative month was founded more than 100 years ago. In 1915, 50 years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in…

Republican lawmakers seem willing to jeopardize the healthcare of 150,000 Kansans in their effort to overturn a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that upholds a woman’s right to abortion.  Their hypocrisy turns the stomach. Rather than…

Our story begins in Denver where President Dwight D. Eisenhower was campaigning. Kansas Senator Frank Carlson was manning the door at an event, letting in the people he believed Ike would want to see. My…

Marie L. Yovanovitch served most recently as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. After nearly 34 years working for the State Department, I said goodbye to a career that I loved. It is a strange feeling…

“I almost literally looked down into my open grave. Friendships, position, fortune, everything that makes life desirable to an ambitious man were about to be swept away by the breath of my mouth, perhaps forever.”…

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, declaring that he’s taking a stand for religious liberty, has signed a bill allowing faith-based adoption agencies that are under state license and receive state funding to deny adoptions to gay…

“The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” — Article II, Section…