They did not have to die.
Aside from the prime-time hype and prolonged standing ovation, President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last week was a sober and dignified occasion worthy of our nation’s highest court and highest office — no small feat in our current political climate.
This editorial ran in the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, where a mass shooting June 28 killed five staff members:
Pete Lien of Edgerton is this week’s You Toon winner.
WASHINGTON — When it comes to President Trump, it’s hard to pick his worst decision from the plethora he has provided.
This State Journal editorial ran on July 11, 1968:
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order 10925, which gave birth to affirmative action. JFK’s order mandated government contractors “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, …
If there were ever a time to be alarmed by the state of our nation’s civil rights in the 21st century, it would be now.
MILWAUKEE — Imagine this scenario: A candidate for governor threatens to completely eliminate the food stamp program, sending thousands of Milwaukee families scrambling to replace a fundamental human need. Our fellow Democrats would be aghast. After all, food assistance provides families in …
In this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands tout newspaper endorsements, why the State Journal does them, and read the paper's best -- and worst -- recommendations of all time. The State Journal undeniably got at least one of its presidential endorsements right.
Despite more warnings, Congress appears unwilling to do anything about it
WASHINGTON — Behold, a new breed of Republican for the Trump era.
Rather than fixating on just Kavanaugh, senators should home in on hazards of increasingly polarized judiciary
WASHINGTON — Even before President Trump announced his nomination this week of federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill departing Justice Anthony Kennedy’s slot on the Supreme Court, the foul scent of anti-Catholicism began seeping into public commentary.
Tech giants need to show they're meeting their promises and not just offer the public and regulators more regrets
CHICAGO — The best argument for the necessity of constitutional originalists on the Supreme Court is right before our eyes.
MOBILE, Ala. — In “The Politics of Rage,” his brilliant 1995 analysis of George Wallace’s visceral appeal, scholar Dan T. Carter notes that the infamous Alabama segregationist had an uncanny ability to home in on the fears and resentments of working-class whites who were angered by cultural …
The reasons why patriotic Americans should worry about the president’s two upcoming summits — with NATO leaders and then with Vladimir Putin — were on full view recently.
Ruling is breath of fresh air in era of 'safe spaces' and 'trigger warnings'
“I didn’t leave the Democratic Party. The party left me.”
A group including nature lovers and oil companies has proposed a $40 per ton fee with average family getting $2,000 back
Let the war begin.
Rates of serious illness from drinking “raw” or unpasteurized milk products are increasing. They need to be more strictly regulated.
This State Journal editorial ran on July 5, 1968: