Democrats' tenuous grasp of 'morality'

by Laura Hollis -- Articles about the left's hypocrisy and appalling double standards are barely newsworthy these days. Even so, the Democrats have displayed new lows on that score this week, throwing more…

The triumph of Tyler Trent

by Laura Hollis -- The Indianapolis Star (and many other national publications) ran a touching obituary for Tyler Trent, a 20-year-old Purdue University student and devoted Boilermaker football fan who lost his more…

More prosperity means more generosity

by Laura Hollis -- Nine days ago (at this writing), Iraq War veteran and triple amputee Brian Kolfage launched a GoFundMe page to help build the wall on the United States southern more…

Bringing Satan to Springfield

by Laura Hollis -- According to an NPR story this week, The Satanic Temple of Chicago paid to have a statue installed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol. To accompany the more…

Technology brings freedom ... and tyranny

by Laura Hollis -- The New York Times recently ran an article titled "How China walled off the internet." In it, author Raymond Zhong starts by quoting former President Bill Clinton, who more…

Democratic corruption and voter fraud

by Laura Hollis -- In a free, democratic republic, public policy should be a matter of persuasion. That is, those running for elected office are supposed to propose the policies they espouse more…

9 takeaways from the midterms

by Laura Hollis -- The much-anticipated "most-important-midterm-election-in-our-lifetime" is over. Democrats have a narrow majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Republicans have slightly increased their majority in the U.S. Senate. What more…

Why smaller government will calm our tempers

by Laura Hollis -- The midterm elections are less than a week away, and predictions are changing daily. Nate Silver at 538 predicts that Democrats will take the House, but not the more…