June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Free? From healthcare?

When I think of freedom, I think of it in positive, aspirational terms — our First Amendment freedoms, for example, or FDR’s “Four freedoms” or the uplifting songs of freedom sung by oppressed people around the globe.  More...

Losing the war on opioids

Police near Daytona Beach, Florida, recently came upon an SUV with the motor running and three little kids in the back. The parents were dead in front from a fentanyl overdose. More...

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Where British right went wrong

Britain’s election was a catastrophe for Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and a personal vindication for Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party’s left-wing leader.  It was also the revenge of the young, whose voices go unheard becaus More...

A speech for graduating … into middle age

Why is it that commencement speeches are given only to college graduates? What about folks commencing an even more momentous part of their lives — middle age? More...