Federal officials know this country has a range of problems to solve, as economies transition in regions that have traditionally powered the nation. It has taken them a bit longer to understand they have the resources to help us do something about it. A little good news came last week, ...

Russian, Chinese assaults


WASHINGTON — The British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender recently broke away from the HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group to conduct a Black Sea mission that triggered Russia’s reflexive dishonesty. This was one episode among several lately that demonstrate increasing resistance to ...



As the economy reopens in the wake of COVID-19 shutdowns, employers are facing a harsh reality. There are simply fewer workers. Census Bureau estimates show the U.S. working population (ages 16-64) fell 0.1% in 2020. It might not seem like much, but it is the first decline in decades — a ...

Levin’s call to rebut ‘American Marxism’


We’re six months into the Biden administration, and the liberal media is still obsessing over new books full of titillating tales from anonymous sources about President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Mark Levin’s newest bestseller — provocatively titled “American Marxism” — is too ...

Biden’s voting speech


If this is Joe Biden when he’s forceful and passionate, the country is better off with the passive and detached version. The president gave a thunderous address in Philadelphia on Tuesday denouncing alleged Republican voter suppression. Playing on the darkest fears of Democrats and layering ...

TREE-mendous lesson at Kump Center


Once again this week Nanci Bross-Fregonara and her husband Jim Fregonara from the Division of Natural Resources led a Summer Science program at Kump Education Center, but this week the topic was trees. The activities were so memorable that Y Day Campers told their parents about it, and it ...