John Young

10/16/2014 - 1:21pm

    A controlling school-board clique seeks to sanitize the teaching of American history — scrub away unsightly blemishes like racial oppression and women’s liberation. Should be a piece of cake, right?

    Sure, except that the students...

07/31/2014 - 8:19pm

    Those of us who walked this planet 45 years ago this week remember exactly what we were doing that day when man first landed on the moon.

    I was in the back seat of the family station wagon in my pin-striped jersey and navy-blue ball cap, headed to an American Legion...

07/21/2014 - 1:43am

    My son, the skateboarder, has a name for people who dress the part, talk the part, but who don’t really do what dedicated skateboarders do. He calls them “posers.”

    On immigration, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is a poser. He talks about it – oh, my,...

07/14/2014 - 3:08am

    Black helicopter watch can get lonely, even if there’s one always just over the horizon.

    Any day now, for instance, President Obama will assemble the death panels of his health-care designs, appointing the extraterrestrials we suspected he would, to a thousand...

06/19/2014 - 12:55am

    Eric Shinseki is a stand-up individual: Willing to serve two combat tours in Vietnam. Later, as Army chief of staff, willing to publicly differ with his bosses when the Bush administration soft-pedaled the personnel needs of occupying Iraq.

    Having stepped up at the...

06/09/2014 - 1:12am

    To those on the left who say Barack Obama hasn’t done anything about climate change: Time to eat those words.

    To those who cup their ears and hum loudly when climate scientists say something has to be done: Time to keep cupping.

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