Are Liberals Rooting Against America? - Stephen Moore (2/10/2018)
The unseemly sight of nearly the entire Democratic congressional delegation sitting on their hands and clinging to their chairs throughout Donald Trump's State of the Union speech is further evidence that they want America to fail on his watch.
TCJA Benefits Significant For Many - Christopher Gable (2/9/2018)
The benefits of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed at the end of 2017 will positively impact the take home pay of many Americans. Unfortunately, to listen to some politicians, it amounts to "crumbs" and favors the "rich."
A Male Backlash Against #MeToo Is Brewing - Kyle Smith (2/8/2018)
Men are scared, and feminists are delighted. But the urge to call out and punish male sexual transgression is bound to clash with an inescapable truth: We're all in this together, men and women.
'Dreamers' and Demons - Michelle Malkin (2/7/2018)
The blind beatification and elevation of illegal immigrant "Dreamers" above law-abiding native Americans, naturalized Americans, legal immigrants and their families will be the ruin of us all.
Immigration Lies and Hypocrisy - Walter Williams (2/6/2018)
Immigration today, even when legal, is different from the immigration of yesteryear. People who came here in the 19th century and most of the 20th century came here to learn our language, learn our customs and become Americans.
Immigration Legislation Should Stress Border Security and Enforcement - Hans von Spakovsky (2/5/2018)
A good deal would feature a sustained period of increased border security and interior enforcement, which in turn would result in a significant decrease in the flow of illegal aliens into the county and substantial reductions in those already here.
Three Reasons the Left Wants Evermore Immigrants - Dennis Prager (2/4/2018)
On one thing we can all agree: The Left wants more and more immigrants — including immigrants who enter or are in the country illegally — to come to America and become American citizens. The question is, why?
Court Rules Rogue CFPB Is Constitutional - The Patriot Post (2/3/2018)
On Wednesday, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier three-judge panel ruling and declared that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is constitutional, that its unaccountable structure may remain in place.
The Constitution: A Relic Or Effective Owner's Manual? - Rita Dunaway (2/3/2018)
Despite what some may think, the biggest problem isn't that the feds are spending money they don't have; the biggest problem is that they are using power we never gave them.
Many Wars, Too Many Enemies - Pat Buchanan (2/2/2018)
Like the Romans, we have become an empire, committed to fight for scores of nations, with troops on every continent, and forces in combat operations of which the American people are only vaguely aware.
The Media's Role in the Ongoing Scandals - Laura Hollis (2/1/2018)
The American public should be as outraged with our press as they are about sexual predators in Hollywood -- and just as determined to weed out wrongdoers.
Salvaging the Legacy of the FBI - John Ligato (1/31/2018)
The FBI is experiencing its greatest crisis in history. J. Edgar Hoover may have kept "intel" files on enemies but never attempted a government coup. Recent leadership at headquarters allowed politics to seep into its DNA, smearing everyone within.
The Budget Beast - The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/30/2018)
American arms manufacturers and defense-related contractors take away buckets of taxpayer money from America's wars. And the wars that gobble up this money are seemingly endless.
Keep It Closed! - John Stossel (1/29/2018)
The government is open again. That's too bad. One day, one of these shutdowns should be permanent. We would still have far more government than the Founding Fathers envisioned.
ObamaCare Is Fueling The Nation's Opioid Epidemic? - Investor's Business Daily (1/28/2018)
The Medicaid expansion pushed by Obamacare (and frequently lobbied for by GOP governors) has created a powerful incentive for millions to get dangerous prescriptions and end up either getting addicted themselves or selling the pills on the black market.
Watch Your Language - Nate Jackson (1/27/2018)
Perhaps ever since the Tower of Babel, we humans are destined to misunderstand each other. Unfortunately, sometimes, that misunderstanding is due to people deliberately reshaping language for political ends.
Crocodile Tears of Rage - Laura Hollis (1/26/2018)
Why shouldn't African-Americans place more trust in someone who improves their economic prospects than in those who cry crocodile tears over imagined offenses?
It's Time to Take Our Privacy Back from Tech Companies - Ron Yokubaitis (1/25/2018)
Your personal information is being collected, organized, purchased and sold on a global market. This is happening to pretty much anyone alive (or dead) who has ever used the internet, a credit card, subscribed to cable television or used a cell phone.
Abraham Lincoln on the Suicide of America - Marvin J. Folkertsma (1/24/2018)
Can America survive the depredations of the country's leftist elites? In short, can the United States prevent itself from committing suicide?
The Trillion-Dollar Chameleon - Victor Davis Hanson (1/23/2018)
High tech is an American specialty and a huge earner of foreign exchange. Politicians are understandably afraid of turning a golden goose into a sick hen. So they avoid all the regulatory burden suffered by traditional industries.
Selling Hate - John Stossel (1/22/2018)
In return for those donations to SPLC, the world gets a group that now lists people like Ben Carson and Fox commentators Laura Ingraham and Jeanine Pirro as extremists – but doesn't list the leftist militant hate groups known as antifa.
Why Taxes Matter After All - Stephen Moore (1/21/2018)
One premise of modern-day "progressives," is that taxes don't have much influence on how much and when people invest, how much they work and save, or where they live. Boy, has the just-enacted Trump tax bill already proved these critics wrong.
Constitutional Ignorance — Perhaps Contempt - Walter Williams (1/20/2018)
Many people whine that using the Electoral College instead of the popular vote and majority rule is undemocratic. They are absolutely right. And that is precisely what the Founders intended, in order to insure freedom for all Americans.
Robert E. Lee, Man of Honor - Louis DeBroux (1/19/2018)
General Lee is remembered as General-in-Chief of the Confederate army during the Civil War. Living as we do in a day when history is oft forgotten — or deliberately rewritten — it is worthwhile to consider the legacy of such an iconic American
Dems' Plan to Shorten Your Life - Betsy McCaughey (1/19/2018)
Single-payer advocates intend to make their scheme affordable by slashing the use of costly medical technology and new drugs. That's a death sentence for many cancer patients, robbing them of what they need to beat their illness.
Entitled Traitor - Nicole Russell (1/18/2018)
Chelsea Manning is the worst kind of public servant: When he was one, he betrayed his country. When he was freed, he became indignant and self-focused. Now that he's transgender, he feels he's entitled to lead the rest of us.
10 Thoughts on the President and the 'S—hole Countries' - Dennis Prager (1/17/2018)
There are few filters between President Donald Trump's mind and mouth. That is his appeal and his weakness. Had he used the word "dysfunctional," the truth would have been just s clear.
The Rule of Law Goes to Pot - Erick Erickson (1/16/2018)
Neither the Obama Administration nor Jeff Sessions should do anything other than enforce the law, and federal law criminalizes marijuana. The solution here is not to ignore the federal law, but to repeal it.
Why We've Let Actors Become Our Moral Guides - Jonah Goldberg (1/15/2018)
As a culture, we've elevated "authenticity" to a new form of moral authority. We look to our feelings for guidance. Actors, as a class, are feelings merchants. For some unfathomably stupid reason, we now think that puts us beneath them.
The Virtue-Signaling Anti-Virtue Crowd - Ben Shapiro (1/14/2018)
All of this was supposed to make us feel that Hollywood is somehow leading the charge against sexual aggression. Wrong. Hollywood isn't doing anything to materially change its culture; it's simply operating out of fear of public scrutiny.
Celebrate Freedom, Not Pot - Froma Harrop (1/13/2018)
The war on drugs has been a costly failure, and the right to smoke, ingest or bathe in pot is a fine thing to celebrate. But that should turn pot into just another legal substance to be regulated, taxed and, importantly, used with care.
Don't Refill the Swamp by Restoring Earmarks, President Trump - Philip Wegmann (1/12/2018)
While President Trump wants to drain the swamp, his White House has been repeatedly checked by a gridlocked Congress. Now, Trump wants to grease the wheels a bit. He wants to bring back earmarks.
Happy Times and Starry Dreams in Tinsel Town - Wesley Pruden (1/11/2018)
We've just completed the first presidential primary of the 2020 election year, and the decision is unanimous. This was the Hollywood primary and, after the votes were counted, there wasn't a dry eye or a deplorable in sight.
Who Are You Calling a Moron? - Stephen Moore (1/10/2018)
Yes, Trump says and tweets crazy things. He exaggerates the facts. He puts his foot in his mouth. Meanwhile, he keeps winning and winning. This is not the hallmark of "idiocy."
Usurping the President's Constitutional Authority - James A. Lyons (1/9/2018)
Judges do not have the constitutional authority to make policy for the military, nor to countermand the president's constitutional authority. Doing so could very likely have more serious consequences in the future.
America Needs a Balanced-Budget Amendment More Than Ever - George Will (1/8/2018)
Our consensus is that, year in and year out, in good times and bad, Americans should be given substantially more government goods and services than they should be asked to pay for.
Bureaucrats Earn How Much? - Lewis Morris (1/7/2018)
We've all heard the jokes about government jobs and the general lack of efficiency in the federal bureaucracy. Yet in some important ways, the size and scope of the federal government workforce is nothing to crack wise about.
Dangers of Government Control - Walter Williams (1/6/2018)
We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our economy and hence our lives.
The Ground is Shifting Under Obamacare - Scott Rasmussen (1/5/2018)
It's true that there is more to Obamacare than the mandate. But the repeal of the Obamacare mandate fundamentally changes the political dynamics in the real world far from Washington, DC.
Debunking 'Dreamers' - Arnold Ahlert (1/4/2018)
The most successful propaganda campaign ever waged by progressives can be reduced to a single word: dreamers. It is so successful that even conservative news entities use the word for illegal aliens brought here by their law-breaking parents.
Government Can't Afford For Its Anti-Smoking Efforts To Succeed - George Will (1/3/2018)
Preaching morality while practicing cupidity can be tricky, but various American governments have done it for years regarding smoking. This mental contortion now has a new chapter.
The 10 Worst Helicopter Parenting Moments of 2017 - Lenore Skenazy (1/2/2018)
It isn't just parents. Cops, schools, reporters, bureaucrats and busybodies got in on the action this year. Obviously you don't need to be a millennial or a student to be a snowflake.
Supreme Court Free Speech Case Could Destroy a Generation's Rights to Life and Speech - Thomas Glessner (1/1/2018)
Mandating that pro-life centers speak a message with which they fundamentally disagree undercuts the very foundation of the First Amendment. Freedom of speech requires that the government allow speech with which it disagrees.
Are We Rushing to Judgment Too Quickly on Sexual Harassment? - Kathleen Parker (1/1/2018)
It is notable that "shame," so long out of vogue, is making a comeback, indeed, with a vengeance. Johnson's suicide reminds us that the best of causes conducted without the usual rules of law can lead to disastrous, even fatal, consequences.
Will War Cancel Trump's Triumphs? - Pat Buchanan (12/31/2017)
The Korean War finished Truman. Vietnam finished LBJ. Reagan said putting Marines into Lebanon was his worst mistake. Iraq cost Bush II both houses of Congress and his party the presidency in 2008. Trump should read this history well.
Drawing a Line on Sexual Harassment - Brent Bozell (12/30/2017)
Most cases aren't as clear-cut as an Al Franken prank photo. Evidence of harassment is often hard to produce, especially years later. That's why cautious investigations and fine distinctions should be made before reputations and careers vanish.
Deadly Isms - John Stossel (12/29/2017)
People want politics to be simple. Left vs. right. Clinton vs. Trump. My side vs. your side. Elect the right guy, and things will be good! The truth is more complicated.
Dredging Turtle Bay - Jed Babbin (12/28/2017)
There is never enough time or space to mock the United Nations adequately. Almost since the moment it was created the UN's principal purpose has been to provide a forum for the dictators, despots, rogues, and terrorists to bash the United States.
Let's Demand "Reparations" from Black Rioters - Mychal Massie (12/27/2017)
The myth that America became wealthy because of slave labor is just that – a myth. America became wealthy despite slave labor. The most prosperous states in the country were those that first freed their slaves.
Democrats, Taxes and Freedom - William Murchison (12/26/2017)
One of our two major parties can be understood as apathetic, if not hostile, to the idea of life lived outside government scrutiny. Pelosi's party has ceased to trust the same people whose votes the party craves and seeks. A fine irony!