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Boldly Going Like No President Before - Cal Thomas (3/8/2018)
Of all the promises candidate Donald Trump made during the 2016 presidential campaign, none will be more difficult to fulfill than cutting the size and cost of the federal government.

Repeal the second amendment? - Stephen P. Halbrook (3/7/2018)
The UK virtually bans private firearms ownership, and the EU is close behind. All the while, Islamic terrorists from Paris to London run amok, massacring innocents with machine guns, bombs, and trucks.

An Insane Idea - Ed Morrow (3/6/2018)
Every school shooting has been concluded using guns. The police show up, surround the school and go in guns at the ready. Wouldn't it be good if someone with similar training could employ that tool before the death count soared?

An America First immigration policy - Stephen Moore (3/5/2018)
Immigrants who need financial assistance should get it from their sponsors, churches, charities or relatives, not American taxpayers. We need E-verify not at workplaces, but in welfare offices.

Relativistic America: Neither Safe Nor Free - George Neumayr (3/4/2018)
Hollywood hedonists, therapists, educrats, sociologists, and statists who daily to call for gun confiscation. They created a culture that robbed people of their capacity to follow laws, then invoke that chaos to justify smothering society in more of them.

Public-Sector Unions Deserve to Be Destroyed - David Harsanyi (3/3/2018)
First, the state creates a monopoly. The monopoly forces taxpayers to fund those workers, whether they do a good job or not. The union then coerces workers to pay dues regardless of whether or not they want to.

Breakthrough to Reduce Mass Shootings! - Ann Coulter (3/2/2018)
As fun as it is to ridicule the FBI for devoting massive resources to chasing down Hillary Clinton's oppo research while blowing off repeated, specific warnings about school shooter Nikolas Cruz, we've put a lot on the agency's plate.

The Next Democrat Attack on Your Health Care - David Catron (3/1/2018)
Just like Obamacare, the proposed Medicare Extra plan is a hoax. It will be pimped by Democrats who couldn't care less about universal health care. What they really want is your money, plus cradle to grave control over your life.

Here Are 5 Reasons Transgender Policies Are Harmful - Ryan T. Anderson (2/28/2018)
It shouldn't be hard to see the privacy concerns when men who identify as women can enter female-only spaces. When changing for gym class, most high school girls don't want to see or be seen by boys who identify as girls.

Should Infrastructure Spending Be State, Local or Federal? - Veronique de Rugy (2/27/2018)
Now is the time to rethink the way we fund our infrastructure. The best place to start would be to end the federal gas tax and let state and local governments raise and spend their own money for their own projects.

The University of Pennsylvania has no shame. - R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. (2/26/2018)

Do Not Let the Children Lead - Michelle Malkin (2/25/2018)
America is not a juvenilocracy. It is a constitutional republic. There is a reason we don't elect high school sophomores and juniors to public office or allow them to cast ballots. There are many, many reasons, actually.

Pay Your Dues! - John Stossel (2/24/2018)
If your workplace is a union shop, are you forced to pay union dues? This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments about that.

U.S. Media Loves Dictators -- As Long As They're Leftists - Laura Hollis (2/23/2018)
Our national media are a disgrace: deceitful, duplicitous, untrustworthy. They increasingly appear to be contemptuous of not only the common man but also democracy and freedom.

The Fallacy of 'Crumbling' American Infrastructure - Jonah Goldberg (2/22/2018)
Alas -- or, depending on your point of view, lucky break -- Mr. Trump spent his capital, political and fiscal, elsewhere. And now there's none left for the riot of ribbon-cutting he wanted.

The Constitution is Not The Problem - Scott Rasmussen (2/21/2018)
The Constitution recognizes that politicians aren't nearly as important as they think they are. Positive change in America almost always begins far from the halls of power in official Washington. Politicians, of course, disagree.

The Motives Behind the Massacre - Pat Buchanan (2/20/2018)
While this massacre may be a product of mental illness, it is surely a product of moral depravity. We are a formerly Christian society in an advanced state of decomposition. Pursuit of infamy is now a common companion.

The Tea Party, RIP - Jeff Jacoby (2/19/2018)
America is drowning in red ink, and the national debt — $20.5 trillion and rising by the week — is an onrushing calamity. The Tea Party really cared about that threat and for one brief, shining moment.

What's Oozing out of Campuses Is Polluting Society - Michael Barone (2/18/2018)
The campuses' encouragement of identity politics is seeping out into the wider society, too. Selective colleges and universities have long violated (and lied about violating) civil rights laws with racial quotas and preferences in admissions.

President Trump: Have Education Department Mandate Active Shooter Protocols - Lawrence Meyers (2/17/2018)
Right now, America is the deer-in-headlights. Gun control debates are a distraction and impractical, and criminals ignore laws anyway.Crazy people are obviously not being dealt with properly.

Florida Shooting — Reflecting the Worst in Our Culture - Thomas Gallatin (2/16/2018)
After another mass murder, leftist politicians take the opportunity to blame guns for a problem they cannot solve. This an issue of moral decay from which progressives cannot run too quickly, as it would demand recognition of a standard of morality.

Our Infrastructure Is Not 'Crumbling' - David Harsanyi (2/15/2018)
One of the great myths of American politics, no matter who is president and no matter who runs Congress, is that our infrastructure is "crumbling." The infrastructure is not crumbling. In fact it's rarely been in better shape.

If You're Reading This, You're Dead - Erick Erickson (2/14/2018)
We are in an age of unreasonableness and hysteria. Republicans are not immune. But Democrats have added new rhetorical flourishes with claims of mass casualties.

A Difficult Year for Romance - Georgie Anne Geyer (2/13/2018)
We have to face it, bravely and forthrightly, like serious men and women who recognize a sobering sexual crisis when they see it. There is no use fighting it anymore. Valentine's Day should be abolished this year.

Rand Paul Was Right - Chris Cillizza (2/12/2018)
"When the Democrats are in power, Republicans appear to be the conservative party," Paul said at one point. "But when Republicans are in power, it seems there is no conservative party. The hypocrisy hangs in the air and chokes [everyone]."

Americans Should Demand Control Over Their Personal Data - Arnold Ahlert (2/11/2018)
With a possible exception for criminal records, there is no reason whatsoever why Americans must resign themselves to living in a world where something as precious as personal privacy becomes "a commodity to be purchased."

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

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