The 3 types of Obama gaffes

by Jack Cashill -- In the past few weeks, while abroad in both instances, President Barack Obama has made the two most revealing statements of his presidency. Obama's propensity for gaffes of more…

'The Antidote' to destructive black rage

by Jack Cashill -- In the 50 or so years the left has been dictating the rules of racial etiquette, the life chances of the average black person have cratered, and race more…

Media fail trying to sell campus protest

by Jack Cashill -- No publication tried harder to persuade the public of the righteousness of the recent campus protest movement than the Kansas City Star. Backing the Star in its attempt more…

Black lives matter only at MU

by Jack Cashill -- On Nov. 3, Jonathan Butler began his hunger strike at the University of Missouri. His stated goal was to assure that black students felt "safe and included on more…

Absurd double standard for Carson, Obama

by Jack Cashill -- Politico grabbed headlines Friday with the breathtaking revelation that Ben Carson, contrary to what he either said or implied, had not been offered a scholarship to West Point. more…

Republicans finally learning not to apologize

by Jack Cashill -- A headline on Wednesday's Kansas City Star read as follows, "Kris Kobach rejects criticism for speaking at a 'white nationalist' conference." The charismatic Kansas secretary of state did more…

It takes real faith to be an NFL quarterback

by Jack Cashill -- I was watching the Ravens-Cardinals game on Monday night and started Googling around to learn a little bit more about Carson Palmer, the Cardinal's quarterback from the University more…

The campus crusade for conformity (or else!)

by Jack Cashill -- Wesleyan University sophomore Bryan Stascavage knew he would ruffle a few feathers when, just a week ago, he wrote an op-ed for the campus newspaper, the Argus, on more…

Bernie's Kosovo lie

by Jack Cashill -- Granted, Kosovo is not a burning issue. If asked, the handful of people who watched the CNN Democratic debate on Tuesday would likely identify it as exotic vegetable. more…

My dinner with Secretary Reich

by Jack Cashill -- Last week, I received an unusual invitation. Clinton-era Labor Secretary Robert Reich was coming to Kansas City with a film crew, and either he or they thought it more…