Research shows that global warming will hit the American economy hard, particularly in the South.
The 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) got underway in earnest Wednesday at San Diego’s Manchester Grand Hyatt resort hotel. The mood was convivial and the attire corporate casual: Brooks Brothers suits without ties, Dockers and sports shirts. Although this year’s star attractions — a GOP presidential frontrunner, Wisconsin Governor Scott […]
In times of national crises, thoughtful journalists often hit the history books to find precedents and analogies. Here’s a tip from a retired newspaper scribe turned history teacher: Look no farther than late 1860 and early 1861 to find historical parallels to our current crisis. One hundred and fifty three autumns ago, our nation elected […]
Louis T. Wigfall would have loved Ted Cruz. Wigfall was another Lone Star State senator who viscerally hated a president of the other party. The object of Wigfall’s deep disaffection was Abraham Lincoln, our first Republican president. Wigfall was a rabidly pro-slavery Democrat. The GOP of “Lincoln and Liberty” is long gone. So is the […]