Crude oil catches fire
May 14, 2016 Oil prices exploded to a six-month high this week as global production outages threatened to crimp suppl. more »»
Dry rot in academia
May 14, 2016 Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinvited — to give a talk on a college campus, in this case Virginia Tech. Mr. more »»
Can we face away from Facebook?
May 14, 2016 Facebook remains uncontested as the social media champ of Wall Street. Its stock recently hit an all-time high while Twitter’s hit its lo. more »»
Who will follow Trump off the cliff?
May 13, 2016 Donald Trump: “We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.” Washington Post: “How long would that take?” Trump: “I would say over a period of eight year. more »»
Trump ponders a running mate
May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON — Now that Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination in hand, he is weighing his choice for a running mate, considering some of his defeated 2016 rivals as well as someone... more »»
A shadow cabinet for Trump
May 12, 2016 Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has broken just about every political rule and precedent this election cycle, so what difference would it make if he broke one more? If... more »»
The crackpot idea of free college tuition
May 9, 2016 Prominent opinion-leaders and leading American politicians have roundly rejected the unrealistic and impractical idea, championed by a member of Congress from Vermont, to provide a four-year college... more »»
Bush republicanism is dead and gone
May 9, 2016 “The two living Republican past presidents, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, have no plans to endorse Trump, according to their spokesmen.” So said the lead story in The Washington Post. more »»