Repeal the Second Amendment? Uh, No. - Douglas Andrews (6/22/2022)
Can anyone imagine supermajorities in both the House and Senate doing so? That'd be 292 votes in the House and 67 votes in the Senate. And can anyone imagine the citizens of 38 states going along with it?
'Red-Flag' Laws Raise Some Red Flags - Jeff Jacoby (6/21/2022)
Keeping guns from potential mass killers is an obvious and urgent necessity. So is protecting the constitutional and civil liberties of innocent people. Can Congress square that circle?
U.S. Needs to Lose the Sentimentality About the Ukraine War - Michael McKenna (6/20/2022)
NATO is a shell; it is chimerical. Originally designed to protect Germany from Russia, it now only protects the Europeans from having to provide for their own defense.
Has the FBI Become a Threat to Democracy? - Thomas J. Baker (6/19/2022)
Rather than being blessed to have a law enforcement agency as its domestic security agency, is the United States now cursed to have a domestic intelligence organization with police powers? Has a once-great agency now become a threat to our democracy?
What the January 6 Committee Might Have Been - Victor Davis Hanson (6/18/2022)
A real investigation would have ignited argumentation, cross-examination, and disagreements - the sort of give-and-take for which congressional committees are famous.. None of that has even been considered.
National Conservatism: A Statement of Principles - The Edmund Burke Foundation (6/17/2022)
A world of independent nations is the only alternative to universalist ideologies seeking to impose a homogenizing, locality-destroying imperium over the entire globe.
Sticks, Stone, and Worse - Cal Thomas (6/16/2022)
Most people are familiar with the phrase "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." The incendiary rhetoric that has engulfed our political system has demonstrated that especially violent words can cause hurt, even death, to oth
GEICO Liable for STD Incurred in Insured Vehicle? - Emmy Griffin (6/15/2022)
An insurance company being found liable for an STD incurred in consensual automobile lovemaking is petty, frivolous, and sets a dangerous precedent.
Biden's Agenda Intentionally Wreaks Havoc - Ronna McDaniel (6/14/2022)
When President Biden took office, he promised to bring unity and healing to our nation. Less than two years later, Mr. Biden has sown division at every turn — except in one area: More than 80% of registered voters agree we are on the wrong track.
Biden's Real Deficit - John Stossel (6/13/2022)
Biden recent deficit-reduction brag didn't mention that he wants to increase the deficit even more. Last week, he put taxpayers on the hook for $5.8 billion in debt from people who attended Corinthian Colleges.
The Right to a Javelin - Micah Meadowcroft (6/12/2022)
Laws must be enforced by arms. Civil War and Civil Rights, the story of American political development has been one of equality at the end of a gun.
The Subordinate Citizen - Victor Davis Hanson (6/11/2022)
The nation has not experienced such blatant nullifications of federal laws since the efforts of pre-Civil War Southern states - or the 1960s southern governors who defied federal efforts to enforce U.S. civil rights legislation.
Issues beyond Second Amendment - Christopher Gable (6/10/2022)
The national security importance of the Second Amendment informs the current debate. The republic's founders saw two existential risks: an armed foreign invasion and the armed installation of a monarch from within.
Every Knee Shall Bend - Declan Leary (6/9/2022)
Symbolic actions matter. When the highest official of the most powerful nation in the history of the world sets aside an entire month in honor of a deadly sin (not to mention the weirdness of that sin's deviant sexual habits), that matters.
Watch for a Return of the Ignominious Disinformation Governance Board - George Will (6/8/2022)
If — when — the DHS's "pause" ends and a resuscitated disinformation board buckles down to protecting Americans from falsehoods, it will of course concern itself with only disinformation of foreign origin. Right.
Yes, Biden Deserves Blame for Inflation - David Harsanyi (6/7/2022)
Even if we were to concede that there is no good way to quantify exactly how much recent spending helped propel inflation, it's clear that the Biden administration completely mismanaged what should have been a slam-dunk recovery.
Here's How Team Biden Is Fueling Food Inflation - Betsy McCaughey (6/6/2022)
The Biden administration's woke policies are to blame for food-flation, making your trip to the supermarket sheer agony. President Joe Biden is prioritizing climate preservation over your ability to feed your family affordably.
The Struggle Against Tyranny Is Endless - Lee Smith (6/5/2022)
Over the last several years, America's oligarchy, comprising political and corporate elites and the national security establishment, has dismantled the constitutional order designed to bind Americans together as one nation under one law.
The New Gay Left: How 'Pride' Became An Angry, Vicious Movement - Christopher Bedford (6/4/2022)
The changes in the gay activist left's targets and in their aggression have been building for years now. Long gone are the days of gay pride as a movement that claims it's for inclusion, acceptance, and self-esteem.
D.C.'s Citizenry Is a National Embarrassment - Charles Hurt (6/3/2022)
For decades, Washington, D.C., has clamored to become a state. Yet once again, the district has demonstrated conclusively that it is unworthy of statehood in a nation of laws. It cannot even carry out the most basic functions of a criminal court.
Are All Men Really Created Equal? - Pat Buchanan (6/2/2022)
If so, the most reasonable explanation for a consistent inequality of riches and rewards between men and women, and black and white, is that the game has been rigged.
Don't Surrender To Do-Somethingism On Guns - David Harsanyi (6/1/2022)
Before we even knew how the killer of 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, had obtained his guns, Chris Murphy was engaging in his customary performative emotionalism on the Senate floor.
Government Delays Flights - John Stossel (5/31/2022)
Planning to fly this summer? Good luck. Delays are up. Cancellations, too. Why? Because of the pilot shortage. A pilot shortage? How can this be? Flying is a popular job. Some people fly planes just for fun. Why aren't there enough commercial pilots?
More Gun Laws Will Not Stop America's Moral Decay - Everett Piper (5/30/2022)
The only acceptable solution our country's smart folks see to the tsunami of violence sweeping over our schools and through our streets is to take freedom away from you and me and give more power to themselves.
A Cabinency of Dunces - Victor Davis Hanson (5/29/2022)
As the nation sinks inexplicably into self-created crisis after crisis, debate rages whether President Joe Biden is incompetent, mean-spirited, or an ideologue who feels the country's mess is his success.
Climate Change Is Really Nothing New - Joseph Maschue (5/28/2022)
Skewering statistics about more hurricanes, stronger tornadoes, and increasing wild fires (created mainly by government's refusal to manage our forests properly and allow thick under brush that fuels fires) sounds ominous but are without factual backi
Today's 'Monarchs' Risk Sparking Their Own Revolutions - Laura Hollis (5/27/2022)
Despite the lessons of history, here we are, facing a new class of oligarchs who are determined to rule the world and take away from the "little people" the power and right to run their own lives and their own countries.
More information about the Uvalde victims and the shooter - John Sexton (5/26/2022)
Rather than try to remove the 2nd Amendment from the Constitution (which won't happen) or have an armed squad protecting every school (which also won't happen), we should deal more aggressively with the disturbed kids who present the problem.
Is Biden's 'Success' Our Mess? - Victor Davis Hanson (5/25/2022)
If an administration deliberately wished to cause havoc on the border, to create a crime wave, to spark 1970s hyperinflation, and to rekindle racial tensions, what would it have done differently than what President Joe Biden has done?
How Policymakers Can Address Baby Formula Shortage - Daren Bakst and Rachael Wolpert (5/24/2022)
Americans are right to be concerned about baby formula shortages. If policymakers are proactive in adopting sensible solutions, such as those discussed, there's no reason why this troubling situation can't be short-lived.
Pumping Up Prices - John Stossel (5/23/2022)
Biden, at his State of the Union address, did say his top priority would be "getting prices under control."
But he can't get gas prices under control without more use of those hated fossil fuels.
The Two Faces of Originalism - Matthew Schmitz (5/22/2022)
Originalism has two faces, moderate and radical, opening up divergent political possibilities. Because originalism is a facially neutral method that promises to settle contentious political issues by reference to the text.
States Should Decide Roe v. Wade - Christopher Gable (5/21/2022)
The constitution enumerated the specific powers of the federal government and specifically delegated everything else to the individual states to be dealt with as their constituents expressly desired.
Hostages to a Cult - Erick Erickson (5/20/2022)
Nothing about the Biden administration's efforts is practical. They are policies driven by pessimism and fear. They provide competitive advantages to rogue regimes while holding Americans hostage to the whims of people who fear belching cows.
The Mass Shooting Lessons We Won't Learn - Andrew Pollack (5/19/2022)
The media picks and chooses which mass shootings to highlight and which to ignore entirely based on whether they might provide useful political fodder for the Democrat Party.
Laying Siege to the Institutions - Christopher F. Rufo (5/18/2022)
Remember that institutions don't choose leftist ideologies democratically—they don't ask people or employees to vote for them. They impose them by fiat, through bureaucratic, not democratic rule.
It's Not Easy to Predict US Politics in a Post-Roe World - Jonah Goldberg (5/17/2022)
If the Supreme Court actually overturns Roe along the lines of a leaked draft opinion — still a big "if" — the issue will move back to the democratic process, fought out by elected politicians. But its politics have changed in 50 years.
Inflation Is Too Obvious To Deny - Tucker Carlson (5/16/2022)
Usually when there is a scandal or a crisis in this country, the people who are responsible for it respond to it by averting their gaze. They just ignore it on the principle that if you don't see something, it can't bother you.
Economic Ignorance Causes Economic Collapse - Laura Hollis (5/15/2022)
Progressive activists claim that the changes they promote will make business "accountable" and the system more "fair." Neither claim is supported by evidence.
Imagine the Unimaginable - Victor Davis Hanson (5/14/2022)
Americans are now entering uncharted, revolutionary territory. They may witness things over the next five months that once would have seemed unimaginable.
America needs a Fiscal Responsibility Amendment - Adm. Bill Owens and Hon. Dave Walker (5/13/2022)
America is at a critical crossroads. While partisanship has increased dramatically in recent decades, that is not our greatest challenge.
The Alito 5 Must Stay the Course - Pat Buchanan (5/12/2022)
The crucial issue now is for the Alito Five, even if unwedded to the exact language of the Alito opinion, to stay the course until the ruling comes down in late June. For, on the substance of the abortion issue, Alito's opinion is dead on.
Biden's Student-Loan Forgiveness Is Unfair To Most Americans - The New York Post (5/11/2022)
President Joe Biden is considering doing mass student-loan forgiveness, but "limited" to people who make less than $125,000 a year. That's a clear sign he recognizes the horrible optics of debt-cancellation.
Scalia Was Right — Again - Rich Lowry (5/10/2022)
Justice Antonin Scalia was among the most prescient Supreme Court justices in American history, and the firestorm over the leak of Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion overturning Roe is a reminder of it.
Making Sense of the Student Loan Scam - Brian Mark Weber (5/9/2022)
The idea that the president can simply wipe out student debt is a fantasy, mainly designed to give false hope to young voters whom they hope will be motivated to vote "D" on November 8. But polls currently show that Biden is losing this key demographic.
A Shocking Assault on the Supreme Court - Rich Lowry (5/8/2022)
The Supreme Court's loyalty isn't to Roe but to the Constitution, and it can show it by issuing the Alito opinion that its critics want to foil by any means necessary.
Propaganda American style - Cal Thomas (5/7/2022)
Biden's new office should be considered a ministry of the worst kind of propaganda. It will likely focus on censoring or denying anything that makes the Biden administration and Democrats look any worse than they already do.
Students Must Take Responsibility for Their Debt - Star Parker (5/6/2022)
Just as inflation shows that the costs of fiscal irresponsibility cannot be hidden, so the costs of teaching our youth that personal responsibility is irrelevant cannot be hidden. It manifests in the destructive behavior we see now.
The Age of the Absurd - Dennis Prager (5/5/2022)
The West has gone through many eras — the so-called Dark Ages, the Renaissance, the Age of Reason, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Age and the Post-Modern. The present era is the Age of the Absurd.
When the Issue Is Killing Children, What's a Little Leak? - Kevin McCullough (5/4/2022)
There can be little doubt that the shocking, unprecedented leak of a draft opinion of the Supreme Court Monday night broke new barriers. Yet in all the handwringing on social media since, the only question worth asking is "why was it done?"