Who owns the weather?

by Lowell Ponte -- We used to think of weather as an Act of God, and of terrible storms or droughts as a sign that a nation's rulers had sinned, lost the more…

Freedom, fear and Independence Day

by Lowell Ponte -- As Democrats fall into powerlessness, this Fourth of July echoes with new signs of their desperation and defeat. A week before Independence Day, the U.S. Supreme Court removed more…

The ominous new politics of trade

by Lowell Ponte -- "War is the continuation of politics by other means," wrote famed Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz. In our time, international trade is becoming the continuation of war more…

3 key foreign meetings, not just Singapore

by Lowell Ponte -- The June 12 meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean Communist dictator Kim Jong-Un could be momentous, but so too could the seeds of two other June more…

Media giants becoming leftist tax targets

by Lowell Ponte -- "The Revolution devours its children," wrote journalist Jacques Mallet du Pan, who lived during the French Revolution. Its terror began by beheading the king and queen, then those more…