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It's been a tough era for Davos Man, the personification of the great and the good who meet in the World Economic Forum in that Swiss ski resort every January. The rebukes just keep coming. The European debt crisis. Brexit. Donald Trump. And now, … more
Editor's note: This piece originally ran in the Dec. 18 edition of The Post and Courier. Dear Alabama Thank you from the bottom of my Tar Heel heart. Because, to be honest, it has been stressful the past few months trying to explain to people … more
A frequent point I have made in past columns has been about the educational travesty happening on many college campuses. Some people have labeled my observations and concerns as trivial, unimportant and cherry-picking. While the spring semester … more
WASHINGTON - Thanksgiving is a splendid holiday but also a useful one. It reminds us that gratitude is a virtue. We owe the most satisfying parts of our lives to others and fool ourselves if we imagine otherwise. We usually begin, rightly, by … more
WASHINGTON - What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number - say, seven or 11? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been politically toxic and … more
Informing Iran, "The U.S. is watching what you do,'' Amb. Nikki Haley called an emergency meeting Friday of the Security Council regarding the riots in Iran. The session left her and us looking ridiculous. France's ambassador tutored Haley that … more
Editor's note: This editorial originally ran in the Post and Courier on Thursday. Taking cellphones out of the hands of South Carolina drivers might be almost as hard as taking their guns. You might have to pry them from their cold, dead hands, … more
My recent columns have focused on the extremely poor educational outcomes for black students. There's enough blame for all involved to have their fair share. That includes students who are hostile and alien to the educational process and have … more
WASHINGTON - It turns out that North Korea isn't just a nuclear threat. It's also a cyberthreat, and in some ways, this may be more frightening. Launched largely anonymously, cyberattacks can cripple essential infrastructure - power grids, financial … more
I've been confused about politics ever since Republican states became red states, which to me, growing up in the era of Red China, suggested commissars and gulags and thought control, which of course Utah and Texas and Georgia do not have. You can … more
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