By Steve Chapman | 11/08/13 10:18 AM
For travelers, the modern airport has become an obstacle course of security precautions, where everything not prohibited is mandatory.
By Steve Chapman | 09/15/13 01:27 PM
Everyone elected president comes into office modeling himself on some predecessor: Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan. But those who win re-election eventually end up wondering whether they should have emulated James K. Polk instead. Why? Because he promised to serve only one...
By Steve Chapman | 09/08/13 03:19 PM
Advocates of war against Syria have taken Theodore Roosevelt's advice and turned it upside down. They believe that in confronting Bashar Assad, the United States should speak loudly and carry a tiny stick. Some liberals like nothing better than the chance to thunder righteously against evil...
By Steve Chapman | 09/04/13 03:51 PM
On the surface, American credibility resembles a mammoth fortress, impervious to anything an enemy could inflict. But to crusading internationalists, both liberal and conservative, it's a house of cards: The tiniest wrong move, and it collapses.
By Steve Chapman | 06/12/13 07:35 PM
"And so the charges of the hysterics are revealed for what they are: castles in the air. Built on misrepresentation. Supported by unfounded fear. Held aloft by hysteria. On this and every other tool provided in the Patriot Act, charges of abuse of power are ghosts unsupported by fact or...
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