National

07/22/2016 - 11:00am

    “For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.” – Hosea 8-7.

    Recent events remind me of the only lasting memory remaining from having poked my head inside a long-ago gun show at the Astrodome:

    Metal detectors were at the entrance

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07/20/2016 - 11:00am

    At 56, I'm way too old to be playing Pokémon Go. After all, the smartphone game's phenomenal success is built on millennial nostalgia, and I don't even have any kids to blame. But what started out as research has turned into a mild addiction. It'...

07/20/2016 - 10:00am

    In a speech this week at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, Hillary Clinton called for racial unity by invoking the words of Abraham Lincoln. She said he "defended our Union, our Constitution, and the ideal of a nation 'conceived in liberty and...

07/20/2016 - 12:00am

    I had been dating my boyfriend, Jason, for only a couple of months when he suggested we move across the country to Albuquerque, where we knew no one, so I could write a novel while he worked to support us. "That's the most romantic thing anyone's ever said...

07/19/2016 - 3:00pm

    When Philando Castile, a black man legally carrying a concealed weapon, was shot dead by police during a traffic stop in Minnesota this month for no apparent reason other than that he was armed, it seemed like an obvious case for the National Rifle Association to rally...

07/19/2016 - 9:00am

    Like most economists, I don’t usually have much to say about stocks. Stocks are even more susceptible than other markets to popular delusions and the madness of crowds, and stock prices generally have a lot less to do with the state of the economy or its future...

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