Judicial Nominations: Democrats Have Nothing But Character Attacks

op-ed | Michael Thielen
Pro-war politician of fortune Al Franken, who pimped out his own infant grandson for campaign contributions earlier this year, was once an unfunny comedian with bit parts on "Saturday Night Live." He has been elected to the U.S. Senate twice by the same people who elected professional wrestler and noted conspiracy theorist Jesse Ventura as governor. How can a guy with this background be such a fundamental stick in the mud? Probably, it's all that cocaine use. Let that be a lesson, kiddos! (Photo: Getty Images/Mark Wilson)

Senate Republicans are standing up to Democrats’ partisan games.

Accurate Voter Registration Lists Are Essential To Election Integrity

op-ed | Michael Thielen
FILE PHOTO: A voter arrives to cast their ballot in the Wisconsin presidential primary election at a voting station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. on April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo

This is an easy way that we can keep voter fraud to a minimum.

Respect For Free Speech Dwindles Under The Left’s Assault

Opinion | Michael Thielen
Censorship is occurring across the world as countries step up their battles against "hate speech." [Shutterstock - Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley]

We are becoming desensitized to responses to speech that are completely inappropriate.

Is Facebook Using Foreign Influence As An Excuse To Censor Conservatives?

Opinion | Michael Thielen
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen on stage during a town hall at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California September 27, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

In its haste to address one problem, Facebook has opened an entirely different can of worms.

Why Are College Students' Votes Worth More Than Everyone Else's?

Opinion | Michael Thielen
College "bias response" officers have trouble balancing free speech with inclusion and other social justice principles, an October study shows. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

People with addresses in multiple states can lie to make their vote count more.

Loretta Lynch: Politics Over Justice

Opinion | Michael Thielen
U.S. Attorney General Lynch testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the Justice Department's role in implementing new executive actions related to gun control at Capitol Hill in Washington

Democrats are trying to undermine any government not run by them.

Why Not Designate Elections As 'Critical Infrastructure'?

Opinion | Michael Thielen
Department of Homeland Security logo Reuters/HYUNGWON KANG

This designation could make actual hacking of election tallying processes a legitimate reality

Why Establishment Democrats Won’t “Count” Vote Fraud in Florida

Opinion | Michael Thielen
CLEVELAND, OH -- A voter fraud sign is seen at Lupica Towers November 4, 2008 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

‘Democrats seemingly reward vote fraud’

Why The Commission on Electoral Integrity Is Necessary

Opinion | Michael Thielen

Protecting the integrity of our elections is key to our functioning republic

Democratic Obstructionism Needs To End

Opinion | Michael Thielen
Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks with Bob Schieffer on CBS News "Face the Nation" in Washington

Liberals are all for ‘big government,’ until they are no longer in control of it.

FEC's Commissioner, Weintraub, Flagrantly Abusing Power

Opinion | Michael Thielen

Unless stopped, Federal Election Commission could ‘infringe on the jurisdiction of other federal agencies, Congress, and the states.’

The Left's Crusade Against Honest Elections

Opinion | Michael Thielen

According to some leftists, simply being a Republican means supporting voter disenfranchisement…

The Democratic Party's Sore-Loser Theater

Opinion | Michael Thielen

It is time for Hillary Clinton and her sycophant supporters in the media to accept election results.

The Left's Campaign To Silence Opposing Views

Opinion | Michael Thielen

The left no longer wants to even try to win the debate. That’s why they fear free speech.

Democrats Think Their First Amendment Is Different (And Superior)

Opinion | Michael Thielen
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters after the weekly Democratic caucus policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Intellectual discussion and competition is what establishment Democrats fear most.

The Other, Much Worse Hacking Story

Opinion | Michael Thielen

Obama appointees spent years trying to interfere with elections using state databases.

Democrats Should Hold To Their Own Standards

Opinion | Michael Thielen
U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in to testify at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 20, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

If Democrats stick to the rules they made, Neil Gorsuch will be quickly confirmed.