• New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn't eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation's highest office.…

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  • New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn't eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation's highest office.…

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  • Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    In this season of grads and dads, I'll admit that if any of my three children had followed their father's example and chosen to study at Yale, I would have somehow scraped together the money to pay for it. As it happens, they made other plans: graduating from a distinguished…

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  • Israel and “White Privilege”

    Israel and “White Privilege”

    In college campuses across the country, student activists for the “BDS” campaign demand that universities “boycott, divest, and sanction” to punish Israel. When defenders of the Jewish state resist this pressure, leftists often respond with the slogan “Check Your Privilege!”—insisting that Israel's existence relies on discrimination by wealthy white people…

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  • Do White Lives Matter?

    Do White Lives Matter?

    All decent Americans should agree with the slogan “Black Lives Matter” but new reports on killings by police raise questions on whether white lives matter too. According to authoritative statistics from 2013 to the present, cited approvingly by the New York Times, far more white people than black people die…

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  • No Basis for “Third Party Envy”

    No Basis for “Third Party Envy”

    Many Americans watched recent elections in Britain with envy because so many parties competed for power. The Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Scottish National Party, UK Independence Party and the Greens all competed for seats in Parliament. But the results meant an inconclusive election with no clear mandate, producing a shaky…

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