Editorials

Elon Musk was entitled to be elated when he welcomed two NASA astronauts back to Earth on Sunday. His company, SpaceX, had blasted them into space and then brought them safely home 63 days later.…

Ah, to be Jeff Bezos. Amazon’s founder, the richest man to have ever walked the earth, is now personally worth more than such marquee names as Nike and McDonald’s. Bezos’ net wealth also exceeds Starbucks,…

From writer H.G. Wells to filmmaker Ridley Scott, the possibility of life on Mars has long sparked the public’s imagination for generations. And if there ever was a time when a world could use a…

In a possible attempt to distract from dismal economic news, or dismal pandemic news, or both, President Trump tweeted Thursday that the November presidential election may have to be delayed, warning about the supposed dangers…

Last week, Sen. John Cornyn proposed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The proposal failed, but we expect it to succeed when Cornyn tries again. And we hope he will. Juneteenth remembers June…

Kris Kobach made his name by punching down. He rose to prominence by targeting undocumented immigrants, one of the least powerful groups of people in this country. Over the summer, increasingly abandoned by his party…

Decades before the nation’s pastime was invented, Robert Burns captured the essence of the sport from far way in Scotland with his observation about how the best laid plans of mice and men often go…

The news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being treated for a recurrence of cancer is striking terror in the hearts of liberals. As long as she is physically able, the resolute, gutsy Ginsburg will…

The U.S. Government is putting its shoulder to the wheel in an effort to develop a vaccine to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Billions of U.S. tax dollars are being committed to Operation Warp Speed to…

Sending federal law enforcement officers into American cities is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Let’s do a thought experiment. Imagine that a Democratic president, say Barack Obama, decided that federal forces should…