As America emerged from World War II, the public generally agreed that the ordinary people who had endured the sacrifice should share in the good times ahead. A golden age for the American worker commenced as business, labor and government stood together on the stage.
There was a time when Republicans and Democrats generally agreed that access to birth control was a public good. Most saw preventing unwanted pregnancies as key to making abortions rare.
After leaving high school, my father worked in factories and drove trucks. College was never in the cards for him. Though a good thinker -- the Navy put him in a program dominated by college grads -- he never excelled academically. And in any case, he had parents and young brothers to support.
If you like exploring the great outdoors, as I do, you probably enjoy shopping (or at least looking) in those high-end stores serving campers, hikers and the like.
A resurfaced Barack Obama has uttered those three little words: "Medicare for all."
As large parts of America burn or drown under weird weather conditions made more extreme by global warming, California and other states are doggedly pursuing solutions.
What's with all this socialism business? A handful of lefty candidates are calling themselves socialists without a single radical socialistic item on their promise lists.
As the academic year starts, we can expect to hear new tales of censorship at colleges and persecution of faculty who go astray from prescribed views.
Here's a true story about a fine woman with an advanced degree whom I will not name for obvious reasons.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency over an environmental disaster that he insists has nothing to do with him.
The most memorable campaign event I attended in 2016 was a rally for John Kasich in Rhode Island. The participants seemed the cream of the middle class -- many old-fashioned small-business Republicans as my father was.
Rick Wilson was minding his own business as a Republican operative when Donald Trump happened.
"For many years ... I never rested," Ray Stannard Baker wrote more than a century ago.
Have you heard? A woman who recently ran for president got nearly 3 million more votes than Donald Trump.
If the Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the right to an abortion might no longer be law of the land.
Come July Fourth, millions of Americans will toss burgers on the grill without a second thought.
The time has come for Donald Trump's critics to take a much-deserved vacation from all things Donald Trump.
The woman soon to be Rudolph Giuliani's third ex-wife is not the most sympathetic of victims.
That was quite a show Donald Trump put on in Canada.
President Trump's sound and fury on immigration has delivered close to nothing.
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