‘Gosnell’ Trailer Gives First Look at Movie About Convicted Abortionist

The first trailer is out for a movie about Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortionist in Philadelphia who went to prison after being convicted in connection with the deaths of three babies. The trailer, released Wednesday by filmmaking couple Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, previews “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” due in movie […]

Today’s Media Is Focused on Trivialities, Not News

The 24-hour news cycle is the norm in today’s gotta-have-it-now society. We are a nation that tolerates impatience, and in many instances, we want to be the first to know news even before it widely becomes news as the typical American understands it. Therein lies a major problem I have today with the mainstream media. […]

The Media’s Double Standard on Taking Relatives’ Views Seriously

It’s quite simple: Some political relatives are more equal than others. Agenda-driven journalists love to exploit familial dysfunction when a prominent politician is conservative and his or her kinfolk espouse liberal views. When a vengeful offspring, sibling, cousin, or distant relation wants to wreak havoc, instant fame and adoration are just a tweet or call […]

Urban Violence Begins in Broken Homes

The Chicago Tribune reported a big drop in violence in Chicago this past weekend. Forty people were shot. This down from the weekend before, when 74 were shot. The Tribune’s Steve Chapman rejects what he calls the “popular myth, cynically promoted by Trump and other outside critics” that Chicago is an “exceptionally dangerous city.” Yes, […]

Trump’s Rollback of CAFE Mandates Is a Big Win for Car Buyers, Consumer Choice

The Trump administration recently proposed the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. The proposed rule offers modifications to Obama-era Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards with a “preferred alternative” for model years 2021 through 2026. Without a doubt, the Trump administration’s proposed revision is a welcome victory for consumers’ wallets and for consumer choice. The […]

How Kavanaugh Meets Schumer’s Standard for Sotomayor

In 2009, current Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor that “your record on the bench” was “the best way to get a sense of what your record will be on the bench in the future.” That commonsense principle was right then, and it remains right today as the Senate Judiciary […]

Army Futures Command Will Give the Army an Opportunity to Become a World-Class Innovator

The Army issued an order in June establishing an Army Futures Command, and last month it selected Austin, Texas, as the location for its headquarters. Establishment of the Army Futures Command is a potentially significant step for the military in its journey to becoming a world-class innovator. Innovation in the military does occur, and often on […]