Charles Lane

05/21/2015 - 3:42pm

    In Greek mythology, Sisyphus paid for his sins by being compelled to push a boulder up a steep hill, only to have it roll back down, over and over again.

    If the gods had really wanted to frustrate him, though, they would have assigned Sisyphus...

05/14/2015 - 7:37pm

    Supreme Court cases have a way of changing American society far beyond the intentions and expectations of the litigants who start them - or even the justices who decide them.

    Marbury v. Madison...

05/07/2015 - 3:26pm

    As if the flap over fundraising at her family foundation weren't enough, now Hillary Rodham Clinton has to deal with Bernie Sanders.

    The big story here is that an avowed socialist who voted...

04/30/2015 - 8:36pm

    The men and women who serve in the military protect both the United States' security and its values, including political liberty, free enterprise and individual choice.

    How strange, then,...

04/23/2015 - 12:50pm

    Don Quixote tilted at windmills. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seems bent on running for president, even after his reputation took a whack over that traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge. Even more improbably, he wants to campaign on a sweeping...

04/16/2015 - 5:43pm

    Indianapolis may go down in history as the Gettysburg of the culture wars, the place where forces flying the flags of modernism, diversity and individual rights outflanked the would-be upholders of traditional values, forced them into a tactical retreat -...

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