Why Young People Like Bernie Sanders

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) finishes greeting supporters following a packed town meeting at the South Church May 27, 2015 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The vast majority of today’s college graduates know nothing about economics or even liberal arts

Humility And The Iowa Caucus

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Decorah, Iowa, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Democracy is not sport. Elections may make it seem that way, but in a democracy we are all finally on the same team.

Justice Obama? Hillary Clinton Can't Be Serious

Opinion | Jim Huffman
US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on January 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Larry DOWNING/Pool (Photo credit should read LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

If she really meant it, that alone is reason to oppose her candidacy for president of our constitutional republic.

The Civility Of The DNC

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Republican U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) Governor John Kasich, Governor Chris Christie, Senator Marco Rubio, businessman Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, Dr. Ben Carson and former Governor Jeb Bush pose together before the start of the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTX22GNX

Are American voters really more likely to support your cause if you demean and disparage the opposition?

Where Are The College Presidents Who Still Respect The First Amendment?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Brittany Mirelez courtesy of The Daily Signal/The Heritage Foundation

It’s long past time for faculties and administrators to just say no to all the whining and yes to education.

Do Climate Change Alarmists Have No Shame?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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What could be more fear inducing than the “existential threat” of climate change?

Has Being A Skilled Liar Become A Qualification For High Office?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Hillary Clinton Gives Opening Statement To Benghazi Committee

There is a big difference between declining to reveal facts and telling bald-faced lies.

A 'Success'? The Jury's Still Out On Obamacare

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. President Obama speaks about Supreme Court ruling on "Obamacare" subsidies while delivering a statement from the White House Rose Garden in Washington

It’s not about enrollment numbers alone.

The Case For Banning 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Pulitzer Prize winner and 'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House November 5, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

We simply cannot allow our carefully cloistered youth to be exposed to bigots, even if they are fictional.

For Being A Republican, I Helped Create Donald Trump?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to reporters as he arrives in Laredo, Texas July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX1LKQR

It is absurd to contend, as Egan does, that Donald Trump is a concoction of the Republican party.

Paul Krugman And Walmart's Market Wage

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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Krugman once again lets politics overcome what he must surely know about economics.

The Travesty Of Signing Day

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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‘Are we running institutions of higher education or athletic training camps?’

Unspecified Charges Of Voter Suppression Aren't A 'Better Politics,' Mr. President

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. President Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington

Loose talk about being denied the right to vote is precisely about “demonizing” the other side.

Columbia Law School Offers Students A Fainting Couch

Opinion | Jim Huffman
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 01: People walk past the Alma Mater statue on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013 in New York City. An interest rate hike kicks in today for student loans, an increase for 7 million students. Congress left town at the end of last week failing to prevent rates on new Stafford student loans increasing from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘It seems that a suspicion of bias justifies making an example of two police officers without regard for the facts.’

Do Democrats Really Believe Obama Is Within The Scope Of Executive Power?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after a ceremony to present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Fallen Heroes of 9/11

There is bipartisan agreement to be partisan about the constitutional limits of the presidency.

The Academy And The Right To Be Comfortable

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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Preparing kids for the real world by teaching them to whine to get what they want

The Case Against Early Voting

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Call lists lie on the table as Battleground Texas volunteers make phone calls encouraging early voting for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis in Austin

Easy voting and high voter turnout are not the goals of democratic governance.

What The Media Left Out About The Riot In Keene

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Water Street is one street which floods from the nearby Beaver Brook in Keene

Pumpkin festivals and genuine community take a backseat to hooliganism

Leave The President's Legacy To Historians

Opinion | Jim Huffman
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President Obama is contemplating closing Guantanamo — but not for the right reason.

If Voters Need To Be Bribed To Turn Out, Do We Really Want Them Voting?

| Jim Huffman
A woman inserts her ballot into an intake machine at a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Los Angeles

Democracy depends on accepting the burdens of self-government, not just goosing the rolls.