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Dear Boomers and Millennials: Please Stop the Childish Bickering

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Nov 23, 2019 12:41PM

We don’t have time for petty arguments over the precise amounts of blame that each generation should have to bear for the problems with which we’ve all been cursed.

Ugly Attacks on Tulsi Gabbard Distract From Real Critiques of American Foreign Policy

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Nov 16, 2019 11:12AM

Attacks concerning Gabbard's policies are fair game, attacks about her commitment to America are not. 

Scorsese and Coppola Are Wrong About the MCU

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Oct 26, 2019 12:38PM

Scorsese and Coppola are masters of cinematic storytelling, but that doesn’t entitle them to act as gatekeepers of legitimate cinema.

Does the NBA Have a Moral Obligation to Stand up to China?

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Oct 12, 2019 11:38AM

Yes. Yes it does. Here's why. 

Former Des Moines Register Reporter Aaron Calvin Should Not Have Lost His Job

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Oct 5, 2019 1:13PM

Former Des Moines Register reporter Aaron Calvin is not a victim. He is, however, a sacrificial lamb who shouldn’t have lost his job.

The Enduring Lie of Republican 'Fiscal Responsibility'

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Sep 21, 2019 12:15PM

Short-sighted economic thinking isn't unique to either political party. But Democrats aren't the ones marketing themselves as the guardians of fiscal conservatism. 

Real Immigration Reform is Necessary and Possible. It Doesn't Look Like This.

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Sep 7, 2019 12:53PM

Trump's refusal to address the causes of illegal immigration have led him to take actions that are at once unnecessarily harsh and largely superficial.

E-Cigarette Bans Are a Step in the Wrong Direction

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Aug 17, 2019 9:31AM

Reducing the number of available alternative options to smoking will only harm the public.

Still Bond: Why Lashana Lynch Isn't Bad For The Franchise

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Aug 3, 2019 10:26AM

While it is OK to be upset with the change, casting Lashana Lynch as the new 007 breathes new life into the franchise.

Why the Left Should Re-Evaluate Its Approach to Smart Guns

  • D.A. Kirk
  • Jul 13, 2019 11:04AM

Democratic rhetoric about smart guns is hindering their attempts to implement smart gun legislation.