The slow death of the Green New Deal Express

by Jack Cashill -- The decision by new California Gov. Gavin Newsom to "scale back" the planned high speed rail from Los Angeles to San Francisco has not gotten nearly the attention more…

What if Trayvon had lived to be 24?

by Jack Cashill -- On Tuesday, Feb. 5, "Trayvon Martin" was trending on Twitter. The tweets that follow are highly representative: "Trayvon Martin would be 24 years old today, but he was more…

Will Spike Lee win an affirmative action Oscar?

by Jack Cashill -- Thirty-three years after his directorial debut, Spike Lee was nominated last week for a "best director" Oscar, his first such nomination. The timing is suspect and, for Lee, more…

Heads should roll at National Review

by Jack Cashill -- To his credit, National Review editor Rich Lowry has apologized more than once for his and the publication's initial response to the flap at the Lincoln Memorial involving more…

The Dems' wall that worked until it didn't

by Jack Cashill -- When it comes to the subject of walls, the Democrats in Congress have a lot to be squeamish about. A little history is in order. When testifying before more…

The hunt for the great white hitman

by Jack Cashill -- The Kansas City television station Fox 4 KC collects all the recent victims of drive-by shootings on one Web page. Here are some sample headlines: "4-year-old shot during more…

If only Romney had spoken out in 2012

by Jack Cashill -- In 2012, if he'd had half the nerve Donald Trump has, Mitt Romney would have been elected president of the United States. The turning point in Romney's fortunes more…

Back by popular demand: Electric football

by Jack Cashill -- Every other Christmas, in the guise of Santa, my kindly father would place under the tree a game that held an oddly wondrous appeal both for him and more…

Where the Vichy Weekly Standard went wrong

by Jack Cashill -- On June 6, 2001, my partner James Sanders and I staged a pre-screening of our TWA 800 documentary "Silenced" for a tough audience, the Kansas City "hangar" of more…

Might Trump be most honest president ever?

by Jack Cashill -- Watching President's Trump's confrontation on Tuesday with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi on the subject of immigration, I found myself asking, "Is Donald Trump the most more…