The Hard Truths of American History

July 4 is the most sacred date on the American civic calendar. This year marks the 246th time Americans have celebrated the monumental achievement of founding a nation that, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, was “conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition...

Behind Biden’s EPA Power Grab

The Environmental Protection Agency had its way with both the Clean Air Act and the U.S. Constitution for decades. The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday in West Virginia v. EPA may be the beginning of the end of this baleful era. It closes the window on sweeping...

Justice Stephen Breyer Retires – WSJ

We didn’t often agree with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, but tip a cap to his honorable 58-year career that included stints in all three branches of government. Justice Breyer, age 83, resigned at noon on Thursday to make way for his successor, Justice Ketanji...

Russia’s Snake Island Retreat – WSJ

Russian soldiers withdrew Thursday from Snake Island, a small but significant outpost in the Black Sea. The Ukrainian victory doesn’t signal a major change in the course of the war, but it does weaken the Kremlin’s Black Sea blockade. Snake Island is located just off...