Vaccine Mandates Can’t Stop Covid’s Spread

The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred a remarkable stream of scientific investigation, but that knowledge isn’t translating into better public policy. One example is a zealous pursuit of public mask wearing, a measure that has had, at best, a modest effect on viral...

A Christian Responsibility to Migrants

McAllen, Texas Sometimes they arrive in a trickle, sometimes in a flood. But the wave of young women, families and unaccompanied minors is constant. Border Patrol agents drop them off at our front door, knowing we will provide temporary respite and treat them with...

Congress’s Climate Crackup – WSJ

There’s a simple reason Democrats have never in 20 years rounded up the votes for an economy-crushing climate bill: It’s political suicide. As the reconciliation battle rages, that reality is finally—belatedly—setting in. House Democrats this week wrapped up committee...

America Has Lost the Thread

I want to stay with 9/11 to say something that struck me hard after the ceremonies last Saturday. The grief felt and expressed had to do with more than the memories of that day 20 years ago. It also had to do with right now. It had to do with a sense that we are...