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Will Democrats Learn Their Lesson before 2020?

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign event in Harrisburg, Pa., in 2016. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Democrats must make amends with the 402 other counties that voted for Trump after voting for Obama at least once. Washington — “It is a great advantage to a president,” said the 30th of them, “and a major…

DHS Secretary: 90 Percent of Recent Asylum-Seekers Skipped Their Hearings

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters) Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan testified Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum-seekers tracked under a recently instituted program skipped the hearings in which their cases were to be…

Heartbeat-Bill Opponents Reveal Their Own Incoherence

Pro-choice demonstrators in London, Britain, May 11, 2019 (Peter Nicholls/Reuters) The arguments they devise undercut themselves. It is difficult to find anyone willing to defend the right to end innocent human life. This is something we should celebrate. Human beings tend to have an instinctive aversion to harming the innocent. Society stigmatizes those who would…

White House Considers Cracking Down on Home Countries of Migrants Who...

President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for Texas from the White House in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) The White House is considering imposing travel restrictions on visa-seekers from countries whose nationals tend to overstay their short-term visas. The potential restrictions, which were first reported by the Wall Street Journal, would…

Astronauts on the space station liked SpaceX’s ‘Earthy’ toy so much...

SpaceX launched a plush Earth doll aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. Space station astronauts took the toy and now treat "Little Earthy,” they call it, as an unofficial crew member. Anne McClain/NASA SpaceX has completed the first flight of a commercial spaceship designed to fly people. Called Crew Dragon, the vehicle landed in the Atlantic…

The Democrats Lose Their Minds

Tina Podlodowski, chair of the Washington State Democratic Party, speaks at a protest outside Howard Schultz’s book tour in Seattle, Wash., January 31, 2019. (Jason Redmond/Reuters) And prove Howard Schultz right I‘m not a Democrat—in case you haven’t noticed—but Howard Schultz is. And Schultz isn’t one of those Blue Dog, Southern or Midwestern, conservative Democrats…

Democrats Should Police Hate on Their Side of the Aisle, Too

Incoming Rep. Ilhan Omar attends a House of Representatives member-elect welcome briefing on Capitol Hill, November 15, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Republicans disciplined Steve King, but Democrats have rewarded Ilhan Omar despite her anti-Semitism. When Republicans finally acted to disassociate their caucus from Representative Steve King (R., Iowa) because of his extremism, his defenders claimed he…

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