Honest Californian Takes On Tax Issue

News consumers have lately been amused by creative efforts to avoid explaining why people are fleeing California. But there is at least one forthright Californian willing to explain why he’s considering a future outside the Golden State. Brad Senkiw of Sports...

Inside the Debate Over the Future of the U.S. Navy

The recent report commissioned by members of Congress on the state of the Navy, first reported on these pages (“If War Comes, Will the U.S. Navy Be Prepared?” July 12), has raised the temperature of a debate that has been percolating in the Navy for some time. Last...

India, Like the U.S., Has Grown Impatient With China

Where have all the Indian panda huggers gone? Over the past two years, the once-ubiquitous commentary urging India to deepen cooperation with China and work together toward shaping an “Asian century” of continental dominance has all but vanished from Indian public...

Death Came Calling on My 14th Birthday

Saturday is my 64th birthday. The same date will mark the 50th anniversary of a personal tragedy. At 5 a.m. on my 14th birthday, my father—34, recently divorced and out partying with friends—was struck by a car as he was walking across a darkened Kendall Drive in...

Pope Francis, the Latin Mass and My Family

Kalamazoo, Mich. The vans line up well before 8 a.m., and there will be more at noon. These big models, full of car seats, take time to unload. Then moms in veils or straw hats strap infants to their torsos and follow their husbands, themselves with toddlers on each...