Opinion

Where Other Republicans Fear To Tread: Why I Spoke To The AFL-CIO

Mike Huckabee
aflcio

I’ve been fighting for the forgotten long before it was the cool thing to do — particularly in the GOP.

You Built an Exchange, Now Die In It

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the Affordable Care Act at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland September 26, 2013. Obama on Tuesday highlighted the benefits of U.S. healthcare reform, a week before one of the controversial law's key elements, new insurance exchanges, go live. Millions of uninsured Americans will be able to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform beginning on Oct. 1, kicking off the most sweeping social program since the launch of Medicare for the elderly in the 1960s. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The message the federal government should send to states that built exchanges is simple: You broke it, we bought it.

ITC Exclusion Order Request Threatens U.S. Trade Interests

Opinion | Peter Roff
File photo of people posing with mobile devices in front of projection of Samsung logo in Zenica

There is something not quite right when companies attempt to use a federal agency to gain competitive advantage

Why The Pay-to-Sue Trial Bar Loves Pennsylvania

Opinion | Patrick Gleason
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane congratulates Governor Tom Wolf following his inauguration ceremony at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, PA on January 20, 2015.

Pennsylvania legislators should rein in AG Kane’s practices. Keystone State taxpayers and employers deserve better.

Roger Goodell Goes To The Mattress

Opinion | Marc Sterne
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Getty Images)

Goodell has been spoiling for a fight with the Patriots and this was his ticket.

Sorry Rand, The GOP Is Not Having A Libertarian Moment

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Senator Paul listens to members and their guests at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club in New Hampshire

Paul’s ‘downward spiral’ has more to do with his message than campaign setbacks

Mark Levin Exposes President Obama�s Progressive Future For Your Kids

| Peter Ferrara
Mark Levin

instead of economic growth and prosperity, what Obama’s progressives want is “degrowth”

Yes, Governor Huckabee, Gay Rights Are Civil Rights

Opinion | David Lampo
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Huckabee speaks to 42nd annual meeting of American Legislative Exchange Council in San Diego

Mr. Huckabee’s vitriolic dismissal of any comparison between gay and black civil rights is shameful.

Uber: Breaking New York's Taxi Cartel

Opinion | Thomas Grier
Uber representative registers people on smartphone during kick off of citywide jobs tour in Queens borough of New York

We should all be grateful that Uber has decided to give Mayor Bill de Blasio a black eye. He had it coming.

Why Overwhelming Israeli Opposition To The Iran Deal Matters

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a meeting of his new cabinet, in honor of Jerusalem day, at the Israeli Museum in Jerusalem

‘Unleash a lion from the cage’

GOP Leaders Are Driving Their Base Into The Arms Of Donald Trump

Opinion | Scott Greer
McConnell and Republican Senators _ Sarah Barth _ Daily Caller4

The failures of a Republican-controlled Congress help explain the billionaire’s appeal

Red States And Blue States Agree On Federalism

Opinion | Larry Hart
Google Reports Quarterly Earnings

Count the American Conservative Union with those defending the rights of state officials to do their jobs.

For Being A Republican, I Helped Create Donald Trump?

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to reporters as he arrives in Laredo, Texas July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX1LKQR

It is absurd to contend, as Egan does, that Donald Trump is a concoction of the Republican party.

Hillary's Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame dinner in Cedar Rapids

Her “short-termism” fear will lead to long-term stagnation.

Fed Up With FOIA

Opinion | Micah Morrison
NSASurveillance Judge.JPEG

Is FOIA reform finally at the tipping point?

Lobbyist Hired For Al-Qaeda And Hamas Charity In Washington, DC

Opinion | Ronn Torossian
Palestinian members of al-Qassam Brigades take part in a military parade in Gaza City

This charity was banned by Israel in 2008, after providing funds to Hamas.

Why Should "Living Wage" Workers Even Go To School?

Opinion | Aaron Johnson
Alarcon holds a sign before the Los Angeles City Council approved a proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour in Los Angeles, California

Think about it: when people consider their quality of life unacceptable, they seek better options.

GOP Congressman: Conservatives Have To Fight A Two-Front War In DC

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

GOP Congressman: Conservatives Have To Fight A Two-Front War In D.C.

Former Clinton Adviser Tries To Prove New Planet Is 'Bad News For God,' Ends Up Proving How Little He Knows About The Bible

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
God creating the sun, moon, and planets, by Michelangelo

Checkmate, theists!

Fighting For Our Veterans Starts With VA Accountability

Opinion | Rep. Lee Zeldin
Karen Bleier/Getty Images

There is so much more we can do to improve the quality of life and care for veterans

Denunciations Won't Stump The Trump

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

The Republicans lining up to fight Donald Trump overlook why the mogul is dominating the 2016 field

The Fight Against Patent Trolls Is About Principle

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) speaks at a news conference on the anticipated House passage of the USA Freedom Act on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Patent trolls have dubiously taken the moral high ground on innovation

For Smartphone Users, Spectrum Is Speed

Opinion | Scott Cleland
US-INTERNET-FCC

No more spectrum supply and exploding demand will slow smartphone Internet access to the speed of government.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Cocktail Party

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
Are you more of a martini gal than a whiskey or beer person? Then the Emerald Isle is the drink for you. Take all your preferred martini liquor (gin, vodka), skip the vermouth and olive and add creme de menthe and a sprig of mint instead for an Irish-themed cocktail. (Photo: Food.com)

All it requires is a change in attitude. Ready?

The UN's Relentless March Of Unreason

Opinion | Henry Miller
The WHO logo is pictured at the entrance of its headquarters in Geneva

IARC previously concluded that aloe vera, cell phones, night shifts, and coffee are “probable” or “possible” carcinogens.

The Guy Who Founded America Is No Longer Welcome At Democratic Dinner Tables

Opinion | Scott Greer

The left can no longer stand Thomas Jefferson

Buying A Car In The Electronic Age: You Need More Than The Blue Book

Opinion | Vince Crisler
Jeep-Stalling Investigation.JPEG

Can a car detect a cyber attack and can it shut it down to ensure your safety?

Is Trump The Omarosa Of His Latest Reality TV Show?

Opinion | Ben Sellers
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Trump has no bonafides to support his credibility as a strong conservative leader.

Trump Ignores McCain's Forsworn Senatorial Oath, Insulting POW Oath-Keepers Instead

Opinion | Alan Keyes
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a news conference regarding issues on undocumented immigrants in Beverly Hills, California, July 10, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn - RTX1JYE1

John McCain has traduced the equally important oath he took upon being elected.

John Roberts And Barack Obama: Partners In Legacy

Opinion | William J. Watkins, Jr.
US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is followed by Elena Kagan on her way to take the Judicial Oath to become the 112th US Supreme Court justice. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sebelius and King are Chief Justice Roberts’ effort to build a legacy by piggybacking off President Obama.

COULTER: Trump's Opponents Take A Nuanced View On Child Rape

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

‘All peasant cultures exhibit extremely non-progressive views on women and children.’

Medicaid Enrollment Is Exploding, And That Will Come Back To Hurt States

Opinion | Kristina Ribali
Andrew Slavitt of Optum/QSSI is sworn-in to testify at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Ohio’s projected costs more than doubled.’

Yes On The Iran Deal -- By An Eyelash

Opinion | Lanny Davis
Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran

On the issue of sanctions, GOP hypocrisy is impossible to miss.

Graham Allison's Yellow Submarine And American Blue Meanies

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran

There has been no “restraint” or “cooperation” on the part of Pyongyang, including in its nuclear program.

Bad Bills Are Like Bad Relationships: We Don't Need A Break, We Need A Break-Up

Opinion | Seton Motley
Congress Immigration.JPEG

When Congress reconvenes, it should do so without ever again contacting the Innovation Act.

J Street Fronts For Obama On The Iranian Deal

Opinion | Abraham H. Miller
A staff removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives during the Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in Vienna

If there is a policy that hurts Israel, count on J Street to mobilize for it.

'Jesus? He's A Loser': Secret, Super Authentic Trump Speech LEAKED

Satire | Blake Neff
The crucifixion

I like my prophets alive, not killed like a common punk

Depression Didn't Kill 5 Servicemen In Chattanooga

Opinion | Scott Greer
FBI agents continue their investigation at the Armed Forces Career Center in Chattanooga

The media narrative that’s trying to obscure the real cause for last week’s terror

It's Time For Congress To Stop Taxpayer Funding Of Planned Parenthood's Organ Harvesting

Opinion | John-Henry Westen and Ben Johnson
Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood: Harvesting organs and doing illegal abortions on the taxpayer dime

The Value Of A GOP JV Debate

Opinion | Keith Naughton
Businessman and Republican candidate for president Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign event in Laconia

Even though everyone wants to play on the varsity stage, the real show to watch will be the junior varsity debate.

Occupational Licensing Rules Benefit Industry Insiders, Hurt Consumers

| Jesse Hathaway
Yoga On Beach

Colorado cracks down on yoga studios, while Oregon cracks down on music therapists

Trump Is Defying Conventional Wisdom

Video | Brian Joondeph

Would Trump capitulate like the Republican Congress in the face of Obama’s executive orders? Not a chance.

All The Furor Over The Planned Parenthood Video Completely Misses The Point

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Deborah Nucatola

It’s not about what legal, it’s about what’s NOT illegal

Behind The Department Of Defense's Major HR And Benefits Overhaul

Opinion | Anonymous
Special Forces

The Secretary of Defense is right to demand that it be revamped with an eye towards the information age

Need To Score Political Points? Try Exploiting Tragedies

Opinion | Scott Greer
Louise Brown walks in the "March for Black Lives" after passing by the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston

Who’s really at fault for using deaths to make political gains

Illegal Immigration Doesn't Give Democrats Extra House Seats

Opinion | David Bier
Illegal Immigration.JPEG

The root of the problem is the policies, not the immigrants. Fix the policies, and make the party competitive again.

Faith Or Foolishness: Obama’s Iran Folly

Opinion | Steven Bucci
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference about the recent nuclear deal reached with Iran, in Washington

President Obama has always said he was a man of faith. The nuclear deal with Iran proves it.

Time To Reform The American Community Survey

Opinion | Neil Siefring
US-POLITICS-CONGRESS-TEA PARTY

The ACS is a symptom of an overgrown federal government that needs to collect information in order to redistribute wealth.

As Tehran Cheats, Hold The Regime's Feet To The Fire Across The Middle East

Opinion | Raymond Tanter
Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran

Unfortunately for the stability of the region, Iran’s economic vulnerability is about to be alleviated.

The Manichean World Of Donald Trump

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responds to a question from Frank Luntz at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

To understand his comments on , you have to understand his worldview

Think Tank Head: Conservatism Is All About Optimism

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas
Students from Covenant Classical School of Concord, North Carolina, help raise a replica of a Civil War era American flag during the re-enactment of a flag-raising ceremony at Fort Sumter National Monument in Charleston

‘Everyone has an innate gift, if only they can be set free’

Do #BlackLivesMatter More To The Left Than Bernie?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Portland, Maine on July 6, 2015. (Youtube screengrab)

The progressive force that may stop Sanders’s momentum

No Tears For Tiger

Opinion | John Steigerwald
Tiger Woods of the U.S. looks out at the golf course as he prepares to play his practice round ahead of the 2015 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta

Woods’ decline couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy

I Graduated From College With The Chattanooga Gunman

Opinion | Scott Greer
Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez (Hamilton County, Tennessee booking photo)

Radical Islam is a problem close to home

Vile Bodies: The Episcopal Church's General Conventions

Opinion | Daniel Oliver
Bishop Leo Frade speaking at the Episcopalian Diocesan Convention in 2014.

Where will it end, and when? Who knows?

CUFI Christians Mobilize For Battle On Iran Deal

Opinion | Edwin Black
John Hagee

‘Everything about the briefing made it clear that the CUFI Action Fund will go where AIPAC does not’

Paying More And Buying Less: The Story Of Obamacare

Opinion | David J. Hebert
Obamacare

That insurance companies are seeking congressional approval to increase their rates is no surprise whatsoever.

One Punch A Year: Thoughts On Improving Male Friendships

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
Amateur boxer Shepard Davis with the FDNY Bravest Boxing team throws a punch at an opponent at a charity event in New York

Think of it as a needle exchange program for the emotionally stunted.

The Danger From China’s Coming Recession

Opinion | Keith Naughton
An investor watches an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing

Nobody knows when China will dip into recession, but every day that goes by is one day closer.

Media Sees No Evil In Planned Parenthood Shock Video

Opinion | Kristi Hamrick
Planned Parenthood Protest October 14 14 (Katie Frates/Daily Caller)

Questions of law must be addressed, but they are not the whole story.

The GOP S**tkicker Battlecry: If You're Really Serious

Opinion | Ted Nugent
The last new star on the American flag, bringing to a total of 50, was added July 4, 1960, after Hawaii became an official state. Today, the flag proudly rises at statehouses, court rooms and churches, serving as a daily reminder of both the nation's great accomplishments and all the nation has to offer. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Listen up if you truly wish to win and end this anti-American insanity.’

Puerto Rico Is Sinking In Debt: Why The Mainland Should Care

Opinion | Victor Nava
The national flags of Puerto Rico and the U.S. wave in front of a building belonging to UBS bank, whose retail customers' portfolios are heavily invested in Puerto Rico bonds, in the Hato Rey Financial District in San Juan, February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ana Martinez

Millions of Americans will see their retirement investments hit hard

If You Love A Country, Set It Free: The Case For Cutting Aid To Armenia

Opinion | Alexander Murinson
Protesters gather during rally against recent decision to raise public electricity prices in Yerevan

Aid to Armenia is not only superfluous, but not in the best interests of U.S. strategy.

State Sponsorship Of Terror Disqualifies Iran From Good-Faith Agreements

Opinion | Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick
Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran

I will only support this deal if it meets the simple benchmark of forever preventing a nuclear Iran.

Sorry Folks, Demagogue Donald Is No Ronald Reagan

Opinion | Alan Keyes
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona

His passionate posturing may be nothing more than the fatally misleading footsteps of a ‘Judas goat.’

COULTER: Every Pro-Immigration Argument Is A Lie

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

How about NOT taking in immigrants who are poor, uneducated, and come from dysfunctional families?

Meet The Rich Man's Malcolm X

Opinion | Scott Greer
Ta-NehisiCoates

He knows how to win an audience and make race relations worse at the same time

Why Is The Media Picking Sides On Polling?

Opinion | Lanny Davis
bernie sanders

The mainstream media just might be motivated, however unconsciously, to create a contest on the Democratic side

Has The Club For Growth Gone Protectionist?

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
burton-club-for-growth-slide

Someone might get the idea that their pro-trade convictions are negotiable

Bernie Sanders' Economic Fallacies

Opinion | David Weinberger
bernie sanders

Economics is about living, breathing human beings, not categories

An Agreement Written In Tehran

Opinion | Kenneth Timmerman
John Kerry speaks with Hossein Fereydoun and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R), before the Secretary and Foreign Minister addressed an international press corps gathered at the Austria Center in Vienna

Congress must kill this deal while there is still time.

How Diversity Policies Harm Women

Opinion | Abigail R. Hall
U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Council of La Raza conference in Kansas City Missouri

‘I’ll never know if some institutions interviewed me solely because they had a diversity requirement to fulfill.’

Obama's Vienna Concession: A Foreign Policy Disaster

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison
Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran

Many of our fellow conservatives are saying that President Obama’s deal with Iran is a ‘nuclear Munich.’

Congress Can Chip Away At Obamacare's Harmful Taxes

Opinion | Michi Iljazi
The U.S. flag flies at half-staff on the Capitol dome in memory of former Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) in Washington June 27, 2014. Baker, a pivotal figure in the Senate Watergate inquiry that pushed U.S. President Richard Nixon toward resignation and who later helped salvage Ronald Reagan's presidency amid the Iran-Contra scandal, died on Thursday. He was 88.    REUTERS/Gary Cameron   (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY) - RTR3W4HL

It’s time to repeal the tanning tax.

Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind Will Stop Federal Common Core Push

Opinion | Sen. Pat Roberts
No Child Left Behind.JPEG

‘State academic standards will once again be a state decision when the bill passes into law. Period.’

Washington's Push To Stop Corporate Welfare And Cronyism Must Extend To T-Mobile

Opinion | Drew Johnson
A T-Mobile store sign is seen in Broomfield, Colorado

The FCC must follow the lead of Congress and begin to weed out cronyism

The One New Technology That Could Get Us A Better Iran Deal

Opinion | Rod D. Martin
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech to the nation in Tehran

A nuclear plant doesn’t have to use uranium. It can use thorium.

Phyllis Schlafly's Choice Not To Echo Herself

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
Phyllis Schlafly

The anti-patent reform Schlafly gets trolled.

The Questionable International PR Team Countering ISIS

Opinion | Ronn Torossian
Screenshot of purported Islamic State shock troops.

The Sawab Center aims to counter Islamic State propaganda

Really Terrible Ideas Do In Fact Generate Bipartisanship. See: Obama, President Barack

Opinion | Seton Motley
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the nuclear deal reached between Iran and six major world powers with Vice President Joe Biden at his side during an early morning address to the nation from the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 14, 2015.    REUTERS/Andrew Harnik/Pool - RTX1K9W9

Rather than destroy the patent village in order to “save” it — let’s actually only address the only problem anyone ever cites.

Could Ohio Governor John Kasich Be 2016's Dark Horse?

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Kasich

Make no mistake: Kasich is a deficit hawk.

Should We Ban 'To Kill A Mockingbird'?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Atticus Finch

The slippery slope of eliminating anything remotely racist

The New 'No Child': Control By A Thousand Vetoes?

Opinion | Neal McCluskey
Alexander Vanderbilt

Executive veto power is no better than federal standards.

FCC's Title II Trifecta Gamble

Opinion | Scott Cleland
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on FCC's proposed budget for 2016, in Washington

Odds are at least 8-1 against the agency.

Jeb Bests Hillary In An American Worker Tweet-Off

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Bush answers a question from the audience during a town hall campaign stop at the VFW Post in Hudson

The former governor is right about people needing, and wanting, to work longer hours.

The Nobel Committee Should Take Another Look At Obama's Nonproliferation Record

Opinion | Jeffrey Ballabon and Bruce Abramson
Barack Obama

If Iran gets the bomb on the president’s watch, an arms race could follow.

Christians Are Rising To The Challenge Of Protecting Religious Liberty

Opinion | John-Henry Westen
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Only by standing together can Christians fight for liberty, as so many have in recent days.

Activist For Women: 'Hillary Clinton Does Not Represent Me'

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Activist For Women: ‘Hillary Clinton Does Not Represent Me’

The GOP Has A Bigger Problem Than Donald Trump

Opinion | Scott Greer
Trump On Iran: 'Obama Is Making US Look Like BEGGARS' (Getty Images)

In any election, messaging should come first

These Kids Are Alright (For Now)

Opinion | John Steigerwald
a bunch of kids looking up Getty Images

Luke Adelman is on to something

Sanctuary Cities: No Peace And No Justice

Opinion | Michael Cutler
Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez is led into the Hall of Justice for his arraignment in San Francisco

We do not need any more laws. We need the means, resources and political will to enforce the laws that are already on the books.

Why Background Checks Couldn't Stop Dylan Roof

Opinion | John Lott
Dylann Storm Roof appears by closed-circuit television at his bond hearing in Charleston

Unless the databases are dramatically improved, expanded background checks are likely to do more harm than good.

You Don't Treat A Health Problem With Acceptance

Opinion | Scott Greer
Gut

Obesity is an epidemic, not a lifestyle choice

Could Governor Walker's Proposals Weaken Tenure? This Prof Hopes So

Opinion | Professor X, PhD
Wisconsin Governor Walker speaks during a "Roast & Ride" campaign event sponsored by Iowa Senator Ernst at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa

‘I know exactly what academic freedom I have. Take my tenure. Please. It’s of no use to me.’

What Else Are Libertarians Ahead Of The Curve On?

Opinion | Cory Massimino
The White House is illuminated in rainbow colors after today's historic Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in Washington

It took four decades, but Americans finally caught up to libertarians in the fight for gay rights.

On The Driveway To Economic Recovery -- Thoughts On Free Trade

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
Mortgage Rates .JPEG

I am open for business, America. You’re welcome.

How To Beat The Supreme Court

Opinion | David W. New
Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry

Instead of requiring a two thirds majority in Congress to propose an amendment, a simple majority will do.

Some Free Advice For San Fran's Chipotle And Minimum Wage Lovers

Opinion | Michael Hausam
A bird flies above the Ferry Building in San Francisco

Whatever you do, do not even consider, not for a moment, changing course.

If Folks Like Justice Thomas And Me Are Clowns, God Will Have The Last Laugh

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Gay Activist George Takei: 'Clarence Thomas Is A Clown In Black Face' (screenshot: Fox)

Why does George Takei need to believe that human dignity is a function of government power?

Why The 21st Century Cures Act Is A Mistake

Opinion | Joseph Gulfo
An illustration picture shows a blister-pack of birth control pills in Nice

The bill would waste political capital that could be spent on effective solutions

A Strategy To Defeat ISIS Without Strengthening Iran

Opinion | Jim Hanson
ISIS Twitter

The United States military will need to be actively involved, and if we don’t do it, the Iranians will.

How Republicans Can Get Out Ahead Of The Next Debt-Limit Fight

Opinion | Neil Siefring
John Boehner _ Anna Sortino _ Daily Caller 13

Revive the Boehner Rule, with conservative support.

Greek Voters Got It Right, Here's Why We Should Pay Attention

Opinion | David Silverstein
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras applauds as he arrives to attend a debate on Greece at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

It may be time for all leaders in the West to think about what a debt reset would look like at home.

Big Taxi Defeats Uber In NYC

Opinion | Lawrence Meyers
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

New York City is a lost cause, let’s get on with fights we can win.

COULTER: ISIS: 0; Ted Kennedy: Too Many To Count

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
coulter

‘The weekend came and went without anyone in America being killed by ISIS, but a lot of people being killed by immigrants’

Boko Haram Takes War Outside Of Its Comfort Zone

Opinion | Olivier Guitta
Chadian soldier poses for picture at front line during battle against insurgent group Boko Haram in Gambaru

One can expect Chad to go even harder and more ruthlessly against the jihadist group.

Conservative Health Care Reform For The 21st Century

Opinion | Rep. Gus Bilirakis
Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. FDA, speaks during the 2013 Reuters Health Summit in New York

‘This is one of the best pieces of legislation Congress has seen in a long time.’

The Worst Politician You've Never Heard Of

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
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Someone needs to put the fear of God in the people responsible for this egregious scandal.

Pastor To Hispanic Congregation Speaks Out On Trump Immigrant Crime Statement

Opinion | Samson Dunn
Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts to supporters during a back-yard reception in Bedford

‘Trump was referring to the individuals that come into the country illegally and devastate many Hispanic communities.’

How Can ISIS Ever Withstand Obama's 'Better Ideas'?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Obama is flanked by Dempsey and Winnefeld as he delivers remarks after a briefing on U.S. efforts against the Islamic State (ISIS), at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia

Jihadis aren’t impressed with liberal democracy

Of Bridge And Presidential Politics

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands in front of a statue of actor John Wayne during a campaign event at the museum and birthplace of the actor while campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Winterset, Iowa June 27, 2015.    REUTERS/Brian Frank - RTX1I3C2

Five political and business ‘Notrumps’ line up against the Donald

Embassy Or Not, Cuba Will Remain In Misery

Opinion | Keith Naughton
Cuban Flag

Cuba will only become relevant once its police state inevitably collapses and millions seek to flee.

EPA Must Balance Standards With Cost To Community

Opinion | Thomas J. Riordan
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

Not even the EPA knows how the nation can reach the tighter ground-level ozone standard.

No Governor, A Willingness To Compromise Is Not What We Need

Opinion | Michael Hausam
Chris Christie formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally at Livingston High School in Livingston

Governor Christie, stop mentioning reaching across the aisle. Your opponents will be doing neither

Worrying About America's Future Isn't Whining

Opinion | Scott Greer
Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

In defense of Republican candidates grimly wondering about our nation’s prospects

Abe Foxman Exit Interview: Predictions Were Terribly Wrong

Opinion | Edwin Black
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‘While it’s the worst that it’s been since the 30’s and 40’s, it’s not like it was in the 30’s and 40’s.’

J'accuse: Christian Denominations That Divest From Israel

Opinion | Robert G. Kaufman
Sixth Presbyterian Church on 16th Street NW in Washington, D.C.

The large majority of protestants, Catholics, and Jews continue to stand by a free, democratic, pro-American Israel.

So It Begins: Polygamy And Barbarism

Opinion | Rod D. Martin
Sister Wives Bigamy.JPEG

Polygamy will make a woman chattel.

Hillary Gives Gay Kid False Hope

Opinion | Patrick Howley
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reads a book to a Pre-K class during a campaign stop at the YMCA in Rochester, New Hampshire June 15, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX1GLNU

Why should we be filling his head with fairy tales?

Scholar Takes On 'The Authoritarian Juggernaut' Of Campus Feminism

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Scholar Takes On ‘The Authoritarian Juggernaut’ Of Campus Feminism

A Steal At $25 Million

Opinion | John Steigerwald
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) greets Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) after Super Bowl XLIX

The NFL is all about quarterbacks

What Good Is Liberty Without Religious Freedom?

Opinion | Scott Greer
A rainbow over a church in the Washington D.C. area

The post-Obergefell assault on religious beliefs undermines a fundamental American principle

A Happy Independence Day Is Supposed To Mean Not Being Dependent

Opinion | Ted Nugent
July Fourth celebrations moved up a month

Enjoy the fireworks. Be prepared to make some of your own. Aim small, miss small.

Corporal In Clintons' War On Women Is Back

Opinion | Roger Stone
James Carville

I think I’d hide ‘Corporal Cue Ball’ James Carville

Here's One Rape Culture The Media Wishes Were Fake

Opinion | Scott Greer
Steel border fence separates Nogales, Arizona, from its sister city in Sonora, Mexico

Why are immigrant sexual assaults buried when college rape hoaxes receive wall-to-wall coverage?

A Critique Of Justice Thomas's Obergefell Dissent

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Justice Clarence Thomas was nominated to the United States Supreme Court by former President George H.W. Bush and confirmed in 1991. The second African-American to serve in the Court, he is known for his conservative views. (Photo: NPR.org)

For the first time in the history of the United States, July 4 must be a day of mourning for the Declaration.

We Are All Greeks Now. Does Totalitarianism Lie Ahead?

Opinion | Bill Frezza
Anti-EU protesters burn a European Union flag in front of the European Parliament representation offices in Athens

The entire house of cards is now being threatened by an ugly return to reality.

President Obama Wants To End Independence Day As We Know It

Opinion | Drew Johnson
A participant wears an Uncle Sam hat during Santa Monica's seventh annual Fourth of July parade in Santa Monica, California

Local lawmakers will have to respond to the new EPA rules by enacting municipal grilling bans and canceling fireworks shows

Parenting Lessons From The Old West -- Frontier Justice

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
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The solution is to pull the line of civilization back a little, expand the rugged frontier.

COULTER: Media Hide Facts, Call Everyone Else A Liar

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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So as not to hurt the feelings of immigrant rapists, the media are willing to put all girls living here at risk.

The Supreme Court's Insufferable Weathervane

Opinion | Scott Greer
Supreme Court Justices Thomas And Kennedy Testify Before House

Anthony Kennedy is not America’s moral compass

It's A Progressive Disease

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry

The war on truth is rapidly devolving into a war on reality itself.

Rand Paul’s Tax Liberation Is A Road To Prosperity

Opinion | Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara
Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) waits before addressing a legislative luncheon held as part of the "Road to Majority" conference in Washington

This is exactly what the Democrats have been insisting they want: Equality.

Pension Truth Trickles Down In California

Opinion | Lloyd Billingsley
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Ventura County’s pension costs soared from $45 million in 2004 to $162 million in 2013.

Not All Media Mergers Are The Same

Opinion | Carter Pilcher
File photo of the headquarters building of U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV is seen in Los Angeles

How AT&T and DirecTV have actually improved TV diversity

Is Small Particle Air Pollution Really Killing Americans? No.

| Steve Goreham
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The EPA uses “prevention” of premature deaths from small particles to justify tighter pollution regulations.

Little Bird Is A Big Deal In Texas

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
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The Endangered Species Act has done the golden-cheeked warbler more harm than good.

Medical Device Tax Jeopardizes Innovation And Patient Care

Opinion | Thomas P. Stossel
An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City

Brute force taxes destabilize the fragile innovation ecosystem.

Obergefell In The Lone Star State

Opinion | Thomas K. Lindsay
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Failing to uphold the people’s right of self-government, Washington, D.C., has abdicated its moral authority.

The Supreme Court Redefining Marriage Is Proof We Need An Article V Convention

Opinion | Michael Farris
File photo of the U.S. flag flying in front of the Supreme Court in Washington

The Supreme Court of the United States is systematically denying the American people the right of self-government.

John Kasich Is Dead Wrong On Morality

Opinion | Christopher Bedford
Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in New Hampshire on April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder.

But there are a few things he could learn from the Bible

Government Debt: Jefferson And Gallatin Were Right

Opinion | Chris Edwards
A pro-Euro protestor holds a Greek national flag and a European Union flag during a rally in front of the parliament building in Athens

If Hamilton is going to be replaced, we should swap him out for Albert Gallatin.

Don't Shrink Fiction In America's Common Core Reading Lists

Opinion | Warren Adler
Velma Smith sings with one of the students in the library at Leo Catholic High School in Chicago, Illinois

Without such literacy a human being in the modern world lives isolated in the shadows.

Michael Oren And President Obama's Itfar Dinner

Opinion | Abraham H. Miller
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

Perhaps, as Oren strongly suggests, Obama’s exposure to Islam does explain his policies toward Israel.

D.C. Vaping Tax Is Bad Health Policy

Opinion | Gregory Conley
File photo of a customer puffing on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City

Vapor products are proving to be more effective tools for getting smokers to quit than the nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge.

The Untold Story Of Obamacare In Tennessee

Opinion | Rep. Diane Black
Quality control analyst performs an endotoxin test in a Northwest Biotherapeutics laboratory in Memphis

Tennesseans know that real success means repealing Obamacare in full.

Southern Heritage, A Personal Journey

Opinion | Ben Jones
Bree Newsome takes down the Confederate Flag from a pole at the Statehouse in Columbia

Sanctimonious cleansers of culture are putting 50 years of hard-won racial progress at risk for the sake of demonizing a different view

Feds Shake Down Burning Man For Chobani And Popsicles

Opinion | Justin Sykes
An aerial view during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

As big a buzzkill as the BLM and its nanny state mindset is, these increased demands should come as no surprise

The Arrogance Of Progress

Opinion | Scott Greer
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The folly in thinking opponents are standing on ‘wrong side of history’

How Ideas Of The Family Evolve Alongside Culture, Politics, And Law

Opinion | Bill Frezza
Tourists watch as television news crews report on decisions handed down on the last day of the term at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington

Robert Heinlein foresaw the marriage revolution.

How The Power Elite Prejudiced The Pope's Climate Change Encyclical

Opinion | Ron Arnold
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican

‘Catholics are required to believe abortion is wrong. We’re not required to believe in Global Warming.’

Don't Feed The Patent Trolls

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte And Rep. Trey Gowdy Discuss Immigration Reform

Congress should move forward, unashamedly, in crushing their business model.

Millennials Have The Opportunity To Help Restore Marriage

Opinion | Alison Howard
Supporters of gay marriage wave the rainbow flag after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry at the Supreme Court in Washington June 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

For me and my generation, the next phase of this battle has just begun.

Pull The Plug On The Ex-Im Bank Now!

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
Hochberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the Export-Import Bank's reauthorization, on Capitol Hill in Washington

Taxpayers cannot keep footing the bill for big business.

Worse Than The Supremes: Obamacare Economics

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Obamacare

Is a taxpayer bailout in the cards?

This 21-Year-Old Conservative Is Challenging The Left On Its Home Turf

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

This 21-Year-Old Conservative Is Challenging The Left On Its Home Turf

For Pete's Sake, Get Over It!

Opinion | John Steigerwald
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Let players, coaches and owners bet as long as they’re not betting against their teams.

The Biggest Threat To Free Expression Isn't The Government

Opinion | Scott Greer
Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry

The universal removal of the Confederate flag forewarns of a larger trend

The Marriage Trap Has Been Sprung

Opinion | Robert A. Vega
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Despite the lip service to the special status of two-person marriages and First Amendment rights, it won’t stop here.

President Obama Picks At The Scab Of Race

Opinion | Niger Innis
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in front of the casket of Rev. Clementa Pinckney during funeral services in South Carolina

Victimhood-mongers are turning us into the Balkanized States of America.

The Root Cause Of Radicalization

Opinion | Ghasem Akbari and Maria Sliwa
A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev during his sentencing in Boston  Massachusetts

The balance between liberty and security needs to be maintained, without focusing on one right and ignoring the other.

Liberty Is A Vital Part Of Human Ecology, Here's Hoping Pope Francis Understands That

Opinion | Kathleen Hartnett White
Pope Francis adjusts his glasses in front of his chair, which has an image of the Shroud of Turin woven into the red fabric, as he leads a mass during a two-day pastoral visit in Turin

Since 1800, global human life expectancy has increased over three-fold.

SCOTUS: Laws Are For The Little People, Not The Powerful

Opinion | Ken Hoagland
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It turns out that Leona Helmsley was right — our laws don’t apply to the powerful — they are just for the “little people.”

Minecraft, Lonesome Dove And Rush -- Thoughts On Being On The Wrong Side Of History

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
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They are gateways to nothing untoward, simply good, clean fun.

How The GOP Can Win With Compassion

Opinion | Kristin Tate
JACK KEMP ADDRESSES CHRISTIAN COALITION

Americans from all walks of life need to get excited about how their lives can improve from conservative policies.

The Court Will Not Save Us From Obamacare

Opinion | Jenny Beth Martin
By Connor D. Wolf for use by the Daily Caller and Daily Caller News Foundation

The Supreme Court’s ruling ensures that Americans will continue to suffer under Obamacare

The Long Term Security of America Depends On The Quality Of Education Given To Military Families

Opinion | Gov. Jan Brewer
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Common Core is the best way to ensure uniformity of good results.

It Was The Flag Of Robert E. Lee

Opinion | Alan Keyes
SC Legislature passes bill to take down the Confederate Flag from the capitol building (Photo: Getty Images)

‘It was the flag he carried into battle. Let it be.’

A 'States' Rights' Victory On Marriage Will Be A Hollow Victory For America

Opinion | John-Henry Westen
Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage

States’ rights on marriage are effectively dead.

Pope Francis's Eco-Imperialism

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
Pope Francis speaks in front the basilica of Saint Mary Ausiliatrice (Mary Help of Christians) during a two-day pastoral visit in Turin

Biodiversity conservation is far more complex and morally uncertain than what we are often led to believe.

The Century Cures Act Is A Needless Waste

Opinion | Neil Siefring
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The bill is paid for, allegedly, by shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic and having a federal garage sale.

COULTER: There's A Reason We Mostly Hear About White 'Microaggressions'

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

White-on-black violence is freakishly rare everywhere in America, except liberal imaginations.

Have They Lost All Sense Of Shame?

Opinion | Lanny Davis
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at the Aria and poses for pictures with workers before speaking at the NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada,  June 18, 2015.  REUTERS/L.E. Baskow - RTX1H6FH

Sidney Blumenthal had nothing to do with the Benghazi attack or the government’s reaction to it.

Supporting Markets And Innovation Through Spectrum Auctions

Opinion | Steve Buyer
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Auction rules should help diversify spectrum holdings.

Corporate Imperialism: The Root Of Anti-Business Sentiment

Opinion | John Kane
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Corporate executives must remember that they are American citizens, not corporate citizens, first.

The Good And Bad News For Republican Leaders About King v. Burwell

Opinion | David Avella
Michael Carvin, one of the attorneys against the U.S. government in the King v. Burwell case, speaks to reporters after arguments at the Supreme Court building in Washington

Voters favor their state governments taking action to make sure people keep the financial help they currently receive.

Obama Plays Favorites -- And His Favorite Is Google

Opinion | Erik Telford
Woman walks past a logo of Google at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing

Google isn’t letting their influence in the administration go to waste.

Obamacare Exchanges Imploding State By State

Opinion | Brian McNicoll
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$300 million of federal taxpayer money was squandered on a system that never served a single Oregonian.

The Impending Collision Of Obama's Failures

Opinion | Tony Perkins and Ken Blackwell
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about gun violence during an address to the United States Conference of Mayors in San Francisco June 19, 2015. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

If the Court endorses the Obama agenda redefining marriage the social and religious fallout will be immense.

FCC Changed 'Can-Do' Internet Into 'Can't-Do' Internet

Opinion | Scott Cleland
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler celebrates with Democratic Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn after a 3-2 vote to regulate the Internet on February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.

The FCC imagines it alone knows what’s best for the Internet

King v. Burwell And The ACA's Means And Ends

Opinion | Jonathan E. Glover
By Connor D. Wolf for use by the Daily Caller and Daily Caller News Foundation

The Court risks making the Legislative a subordinate branch

International Farhud Day -- An Insider's Eyewitness Account

Opinion | Edwin Black
A man walks in front of the United Nations headquarters where the Permanent Memorial to Honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade "The Ark of Return" is to be unveiled in New York

‘They made history by simply recognizing history.’

How TPA Supports The Digital Economy

Opinion | Gary Shapiro
Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw

Technology hardware and software are a significant percentage of U.S. exports around the world.

Jeb Is Right About 4 Percent Growth

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Former Florida Governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks during a backyard campaign event in Washington

The whole GOP should back it.

Ann Coulter's Hit New Book Tackles America's Immigration Crisis

Opinion | Virgil Goode
Ann Coulter

‘Hopefully, Adios America’s success will force a real immigration debate’

Conservative Rep: It Takes 'Moral Courage' To Stand Up To GOP Leadership

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Conservative Rep: It Takes ‘Moral Courage’ To Stand Up To GOP Leadership

Fact-Checking The Fact Checker On The Endangered Species Act

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
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Factcheck.org ignores studies about the unintended consequences of conservation

You Can Take Andrew Jackson From Our Cold, Dead Hands

Opinion | Scott Greer
Andrew Jackson on the Twenty-Dollar Bill

Why the argument for removing the seventh president from our currency is ill-conceived

NYC's Dilemma: Trading One Food Nanny For Another

| Cherylyn Harley LeBon
A meal of a "Monster"-sized A.1. Peppercorn burger, Bottomless Steak Fries, and Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake is seen at a Red Robin restaurant in Foxboro

De Blasio and his Board of Health want to limit salt intake — but is it good for everyone?

Pope Francis Recycles (Stale Arguments About Climate)

Opinion | Patrick Michaels
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican

The pontiff blames corporate bogeymen for our reluctance to commit the economic suicide that he urges us to pray for.

Hillary's All FOR Voter Suppression!

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) convention in Las Vegas

If the Court doesn’t go all-out for overturning marriage, will Hillary pledge to appoint justices who will take the plunge?

Understanding The Function Of The Islamic State

Opinion | Abraham H. Miller
Islamic State militants in Libya. Twitter @Albawaba

As long as ISIS is controlled, its chaos is perceived to serve a multiplicity of purposes within and outside the region.

The Trump: Is It Sound?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up his financial statement as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Trump Tower in New York

Wolves in sheep’s clothing, deciding which sheep to shear and which to have for dinner. That’s what they are.

My Kingdom For An Oreo -- On The Limits Of A Healthy Kitchen

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
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Maybe, just maybe, we can cut the old man some slack and let me keep eating my late-night Oreos.

A Pincer Movement: U.S. Department Of Education vs. For-Profit Schools

| Glenn Bogart
Arne Duncan

The gainful employment rule is an invention of the DOE, never authorized by Congress.

Senate Must Pass Clean Internet Tax Ban With No Internet Sales Tax

Opinion | Christopher D. Coursen
Internet wires. Reuters.

For all the beneficiaries of the Internet tax ban, this spells trouble and must be stopped.

PC Thugs Wrong To Change Ten Dollar Bill

Opinion | Christian Whiton
A close-up of the front of the US 10-dol

Hamilton’s image has been caught in the path of those working to smash America into the mold of postmodernity.

Hillary Clinton: Then And Now

Opinion | Lanny Davis
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Trident Technical College Conference Center in North Charleston

‘This girl, I thought — yes, that was the word used in those days, girl — she is going places.’

COULTER: First Mary Jo Kopechne, Then America

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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If tolerance is so important, why aren’t Third World immigrants asked to be tolerant of American laws and morals?

Dear Media: Don't Let Presidential Candidates Slow Jam Your News

Opinion | Scott Greer
Jeb Bush Slow Jam (YouTube screencapture)

It’s easy to fall prey to frivolous affairs

I Am A Manatee Trapped In A Man's Body

Opinion | Eric Minor
Snorkelers interact with a Florida Manatee inside of the Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida

Trans-species bigots are finally being pushed back.

Our Best Chance To Repeal Obamacare

Opinion | Jenny Beth Martin
A busy screen is shown on the laptop of a Certified Application Counselor as he attempted to enroll an interested person for Affordable Care Act insurance in Miami

A majority of Americans still want Obamacare repealed, and the congressional exemption too.

Bush vs. Rubio: What Really Happened In Florida

Opinion | Ed J. Pozzuoli
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Bush pauses as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during rally in Miami

Jeb Bush was, and remains, the conservative force in Florida.

Time For A Grexit, Stage Left Now

Opinion | Keith Naughton
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk welcome Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the start of an EU-CELAC Latin America summit in Brussels

So what if Russia becomes leader of a coalition of basket cases?

Playing Devil's Advocate For Donald Trump

Opinion | Scott Greer
Donald Trump runs for president

The Donald is not quite the joke the media is making him out to be

340B -- Another Shot Fired In The Healthcare Wars

Opinion | Peter Roff
Obamacare

Picking apart federal programs like Medicare and Medicaid is unwise politically and probably bad policy to boot.

The Harmful Effects Of The Ambush Election Ruling

Opinion | Heather Greenaway
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The ambush election rule is going to have a sizable impact on small businesses and workers’ rights.

Cancer: The War That Haunts Us All

Opinion | Bill Frezza
File picture of a doctor speaking with a cancer patient before he receives an intravenous dose of lambrolizumab during a promising cancer treatment clinical trial at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles

How do we defeat biology at its own game?

The FCC Shouldn't Enable More TCPA Lawsuits

Opinion | Ajit Pai
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington

The act was meant to stop illegal telemarketers, but today is mostly a boon to trial lawyers.

Can You Hear Me Now? Bank Swipe Fees Are Out Of Control

Opinion | Lyle Beckwith
A credit card user displays her cards in Washington February 22, 2010. New credit card rules that come into effect today, the second round of provisions from legislation known as the CARD act, will significantly affect how card issuers earn money by restricting their ability to charge fees and raise rates, especially on existing balances.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   (UNITED STATES) - RTR2APGD

Competitive swipe fees will mean lower retail prices for everyone. Courts should pave the way.

Reforming The Supreme Court Should Be A Top Priority in 2016

Opinion | Gabe Roth
The Supreme Court stands in Washington

Term limits are a reasonable check on the judiciary’s increasingly unlimited power.

Mandated Paid Maternity Leave: A Bad Idea For Women

Opinion | Abigail R. Hall
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks about early childhood education during a campaign stop at the YMCA in Rochester

Forced paid leave would fail to help women and their families by reducing their wages and harming their chances at employment.

Hell No Don't Raise The Gas Tax

Opinion | Mike Flynn
A customer holds a nozzle to fill up his tank in a gasoline station in Nice

Politicians should spend our money more wisely, before simply demanding more from our paychecks.

The Kick-Off: Hillary Clinton The Bogus Women's Advocate

Opinion | Roger Stone
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts after speaking at a campaign event in Des Moines

Did Kathy Willey, Juanita Broaddrick, or Paula Jones need protection? How about the children at Waco?

Moderate Muslim Ally Azerbaijan Needs Constructive Critics

Opinion | Asim Nazim Mollazade
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Only 24 years removed from Soviet domination, Azerbaijan’s political system is a work in progress.

Warning: This May Be Interpreted By Some As Extremely Microaggressive

Opinion | Michael Hausam
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Just stop thinking altogether and every thing will be just fine.

On Crony Capitalism, Graham Breaks From GOP White House Rivals By Supporting It

Opinion | David Williams
Potential Republican 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham reacts after leaving the "CBS This Morning" studios in Manhattan, New York

Senator Graham should seriously reconsider his stance on the Export-Import Bank.

Before Conservatives Beat Hillary, Three Reasons Why They First Should Beat Bush

Opinion | Mark Meckler
Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush arrives to addresses the CDU party economic council in Berlin

Hey, Jeb… Sometimes momma knows best.

David Horowitz Finds The Only Utopia Any Of Us Deserve

Opinion | Bruce Thornton
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A review of David Horowitz’s, ‘You’re Going to be Dead One Day’

There's More Than One In Five Things Wrong With Campus Rape 'Facts'

Opinion | Scott Greer
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The Washington Post’s study does more harm than good

Behind Dish And T-Mobile's Spectrum Auction Shenanigans

Opinion | Jessica Lowman and Steve Pociask
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The FCC should respond harshly to their attempt to gobble up spectrum

Randy Richardson: Conservatism's Banker

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
American flag (Creative Commons/Mike LoCascio)

He dedicated his life to the values and virtues of freedom.

Medical Expert: 'The Power Of The Doctor Is Becoming Subsumed By The Government'

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Medical Expert: ‘The Power Of The Doctor Is Becoming Subsumed By The Government’

The Left's Outrage At Jerry Seinfeld Proves His Point

Opinion | Scott Greer

Colleges do have a problem with political correctness

Please, No Gifts -- On Being Charitable To Charity Birthdays

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
birthdaycake

No sir, you’ll never catch me hosting a charity birthday party.

Defensive Medicine For Cops

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A woman helps a younger woman balance on a rock during a protest against what demonstrators call police brutality in McKinney, Texas

Cops, like doctors, have to make probability-based decisions, and each group has their own version of “defensive medicine.”

How Long Will Stay In The House?

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Ryan arrives to hold a committee hearing on the topic of U.S. economic growth at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Market forces are indeed a beautiful thing. Just ask Eric Cantor.

Why Is The GOP Pushing To Give Obama MORE Power?

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner listens as U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting of Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington

Foolishness

If Hillary Implodes, Could Democrats Turn To Biden?

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Biden delivers remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, in Boston

It’s hard to imagine a campaign to demonize Biden being as effective as the one against Clinton.

Republican Quislings' Syndrome Of Betrayal

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Republican National Committee  Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City

The GOP’s quisling leaders are openly betraying the body politic.

JEFF FLAKE: Jurassic Pork: Something Has Survived

Opinion | Sen. Jeff Flake
Digital traffic sign usually used for commuter travel information informs travellers southbound on interstate highway 5 to conserve water as they pass through Del Mar

With a near-bankrupt Highway Trust Fund, Congress should find a way to permanently park this unspent pork.

GOP Must Reject The Secret Fast-Track Trade Deal

Opinion | Mike Flynn
A pedestrian red light is seen near the U.S. Capitol dome, currently under renovation, in Washington

Giving Obama expanded powers to negotiate a deal virtually no one has read is not the same as supporting free trade.

COULTER: Immigration -- Hey Look! A Cop Yelling At A Black Girl In A Bikini!

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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It’s as if the media built a triple-layer fence with border guards around immigration topics. And guess what? Their fence is working!

How The EPA's Clean Water Act Expansion Will Hurt Endangered Species

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
File photo of irrigation pipe at a farm near Cantua Creek

The Endangered Species Act could become a defacto “Water Quality and Quantity Act.”

Jeb Bush's Campaign Is In A Lot More Trouble Than They're Letting On

Opinion | Christopher Bedford
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addresses the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington

Where’s the money?

Can Baltimore's Leaders Take Responsibility For Anything?

Opinion | Scott Greer
File photo of Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby speaking on recent violence in Baltimore

Marilyn Mosby seems to be the norm, not the exception

Welfare Reform Opponents Will Say Almost Anything To Halt Progress

Opinion | Logan Pike and Justin Haskins
Food Stamp Program

Millions of welfare recipients are trapped in a cycle of poverty

Congress Is Failing In Its Job To Authorize All Expenditures Beforehand

Opinion | Neil Siefring
A pedestrian red light is seen near the U.S. Capitol dome, currently under renovation, in Washington

14 cents of every dollar that Washington spent in 2014 was borrowed.

Free Trade Is Essential For America's Future

Opinion | Sue Myrick
Paul Ryan, leading a congressional delegation, meets with Shinzo Abe in Tokyo

Trade Promotion Authority has been used by presidents from Reagan to Roosevelt.

When Baghdad Burned -- The June 1941 Farhud Massacre

Opinion | Edwin Black
Iraq's Mamoun Tower is seen from U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's helicopter, as it flies over the city, in Baghdad

Baghdads Jews were murdered while British colonial troops looked on.

Lessons From Matt Bevin�s Primary Victory

Opinion | Jenny Beth Martin
U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin speaks at FreePAC Kentucky in Louisville

Limited government and fiscal discipline are still very popular with voters

The Familiar Narrative Crashing The McKinney Pool Party

Opinion | Scott Greer
Youtube video of McKinney, Tex. police officer Eric Casebolt detaining girl after pool party.

The media is pulling out its favorite explanation for the mini-riot

All States Should Emulate Nevada's Universal School Choice Plan

Opinion | Lance Izumi
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Many of the public schools in this country that serve middle-class students are not as good as people think they are.

Candidates Must Avoid The Ethanol Temptation On Campaign Trail

Opinion | Pete Sepp
File photo of E85 Ethanol biodiesel fuel being pumped into a vehicle at a gas station in Nevada, Iowa

Ethanol has subsisted largely on favors from the federal government and the states.

As The 2016 Field Warms Up, Only Republicans Are Having A Real Debate

Opinion | Fred Malek
Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks  during an appearance at Texas Southern University in Houston

Campaigns are about the future and Hillary Clinton represents the past.

What Bernie Sanders Can Do For The GOP

Opinion | Kristin Tate
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a town hall meeting at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 26 office May 5, 2015 in Lanham, Maryland. Sanders, who announced announced his candidacy for president on April 30, discussed a range of issues and took questions from the audience. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may be the GOP’s secret weapon as the 2016 election nears.

Will The Obama NLRB Kill The Golden Arches' Golden Opportunities?

Opinion | Ken Sondik
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Don’t count on McDonald’s getting a fair shake.

'Sacred Lands,' Or The Almighty Dollar?

Opinion | William Perry Pendley
New growth is seen alongside damage caused by the 2013 Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest in California

Federal officials, in addition to sloth, ineptitude, and bad faith in the performance of their duties, have ceded federal lands to the tribe.

Don't Let Republicans Tell You What 'Conservatism' Is

Opinion | Patrick Howley
President George W. Bush smiles while listening to a panelist at a session entitled "The High Costs of Lawsuit Abuse," during the White House Conference on the Economy at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington

The GOP is fluid. Conservatism doesn’t have to follow

The Montana Case That Could Undermine Free Speech In The U.S.

Opinion | Scott Greer
People counter "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" outside Islamic Community Center in Phoenix

Why we should be worried when the government prosecutes unpopular opinions

Cab Drivers Need To STOP HONKING THEIR HORNS

Opinion | Patrick Howley
A woman wearing a hat and sunglasses gets out of a taxi in the Manhattan borough New York May 28, 2015.    REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTR4XXLM

They are GUESTS in this country

Putin And Buffett's War On U.S. Pipelines

Opinion | Paul Driessen
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony to receive diplomatic credentials from foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Billionaires use secretive foundations to finance anti-pipeline protests – and get even richer

Popular Pig Wins Feminist Award, While Frog Cowers In Fear

Opinion | Patrick Bissett
Muppet Miss Piggy poses during photocall promoting movie The Muppets in Berlin

Since 1979, the unfortunate frog has been the recipient of merciless beatings at Piggy’s sadistic trotters.

Mozilla Typifies The Post-Net Neutrality Downfall

| Mike Wendy
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Mozilla got what it wanted, but you can hear the buyer’s remorse in its statement regarding its failed handset venture.

Exorcist Author Offers 'Proof' Of Life After Death

Opinion | Brett M. Decker
The Exorcist. Photo: YouTube screenshot/movieclips

An interview with William Peter Blatty

The Essential King Dollar/Low-Energy Nexus

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans is silhouetted as he speaks at the Chicago Banking Symposium in Chicago

It’s propping up a subpar economy, and could be a great backdrop to growth if Washington policy turns favorable.

Obama Has Set Hillary Up To Fail

Opinion | Christopher Bedford

Obama’s empire is firecely loyal to him, and Clinton might not be able to rule it

Why American Jews Were Right To Boo Obama Official Jack Lew

Opinion | Ronn Torossian
Treasury Secretary Lew leaves after a meeting of the FSOC at the Treasury Department in Washington

Yesterday, American Jews stood up and spoke truth to power.

Legal Expert: Obama Is 'Undermining The Rule Of Law'

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

Legal Expert: Obama Is ‘Undermining The Rule Of Law’

EXCLUSIVE: The Next Democratic Candidates To Join The 2016 Race Will Be...

Opinion | Eric Owens
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Will Lincoln Chafee’s presidential bid open the flood gates?

STAGGERINGLY STUPID: Clinton Crony Glowingly Compares Hillary To Legendary Astronaut's Wife

Opinion | Eric Owens
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Hillary Clinton is not the worried wife of a true American hero. Sorry

COULTER: This Week's Immigrant Crime And Rick Perry Update

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Republican presidential candidate Perry formally announces candidacy for president in Addison, Texas

How the former governor of Texas aped Democrats’ ladder jokes.

Are Illegal Immigrants Diluting The Votes Of American Citizens?

Opinion | Ian Smith
The Supreme Court stands in Washington

A win for the plaintiffs in Evenwel will also have consequences for the power of states in the Electoral College.

Do FIFA Arrests Presage Further Investigations In Europe?

Opinion | Gary Berntsen
Andrej Babis, leader of the ANO movement, smiles during a news conference at the party's election headquarters after the country's parliamentary election in Prague

The corruption of Czech oligarchs would be worth a look.

Free Trade Agreements Will Encourage Stronger Intellectual Property Rights

Opinion | Alexander Hendrie
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership during a trade speech in Renton

By providing stronger protections for intellectual property, innovative high-tech economies will be unlocked across the world.

The Rhetoric Of Equal Rights: Without God, What Sense Does It Make? (Part II)

Opinion | Alan Keyes
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Without religion, there is only power.

How Is Obama Not A Jew?

Opinion | Jonathan Bronitsky
Obama wears a traditional head covering as he delivers remarks on Jewish American History Month at the Adas Israel Congregation synagogue in Washington

If conservatives want to take President Obama for likening himself to a Jew, then they better also take to task several million American Jews

Hug Less, Handshake More � On Saying Goodbye In Corporate America

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hug during an event in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago

We all just need to step back, take a breath and rediscover the art of shaking hands.

The Benghazi Bonanza: A Bipartisan Scandal

Opinion | Micah Morrison
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves to supporters gathered outside after she spoke at the Water Street Bookstore in Exeter

Mike Rogers had ties to business interests in Libya.

Have The Glasses Changed Rick Perry's Stance On Amnesty?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a media conference

This could be a problem for the former governor

Despite A Surge, Rubio's Path To The Nomination Remains Perilous

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015 in Waukee, Iowa. The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, a conservative Christian organization, hosted 9 potential contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nominations at the event. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A late-primary strategy could be disastrous

Move Over NSA - CFPB Spying Is Even More Invasive

Opinion | Brian J. Wise
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing

The CFPB’s program allows them to know where and how you spend every single penny on credit.

The Spirit Of The Wild Saves Lives

Opinion | Ted Nugent
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The Great Outdoor lifestyle will not only cleanse the soul, it will save your life.

The Rhetoric Of Equal Rights: Without God What Sense Does It Make?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
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There is only one divide that characterizes human political life, the repeated confrontation between the many and the few.

Hillary Clinton And The Frenzy Of The Media

Opinion | Lanny Davis
Democratic presidential candidate Clinton addresses the South Carolina House Democratic Women's Caucus in Columbia

Buzzfeed sandbags the Democratic hopeful

COULTER: Immigration Advocates Frightened By 99-Pound Blonde

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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The elites don’t want you to think about immigration at all.

The Puritans Behind Jennerpalooza

Opinion | Scott Greer
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine

Not all Puritans live in the 17th century

What If Operation Choke Point Was Used Against Progressive-Friendly Businesses?

Opinion | Lawrence Meyers
The DOJ logo is pictured on a wall after a news conference in New York

Democrats, be careful what you wish for, as it could be visited upon you ten-fold.

Small Businesses Oppose Misguided 'Patent Reforms'

Opinion | Robert Schmidt
The US Patent and Trademark Office is sh

We need strong enforceable patents, not more litigation.

Bruce Jenner's New Clothes

Opinion | Henry Graebe
Bruce Jenner as Caitlyn Jenner in 'I Am Cait'

The real tragedy is the public’s participation in a suffering man’s self-deception.

Republicans Shouldn't Rescue Obamacare If The Supreme Court Guts It

Opinion | Neil Siefring
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The GOP should resist the temptation to provide mouth-to-mouth to the bureaucracy the left has constructed.

11 Million Workers Are Forced To Pay Union Dues: Congress Should Help Them

Opinion | Mark Mix
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Right to Work gives rank-and-file workers a meaningful way to hold union officials accountable.

The Price We Pay For Transgender Acceptance

Opinion | Scott Greer

There’s more to the issue than meets the eye

The Long Arm Of U.S. Law Gets Longer

Opinion | Peter Roff
Firtash, one of Ukraine's richest men, is seen in Kiev

The State Department colludes with a foreign government to have a Ukrainian oligarch extradited and tried

Missouri's Statehouse Needs To Prepare To Override Jay Nixon's Right To Work Veto

Opinion | Peter Kinder
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Without a Right to Work law, the deck is stacked in favor of protecting union bureaucracy.

Dont Use The Duggar Scandal To Bash Traditional Beliefs

Opinion | Gary Bauer
Josh Duggar cancels on Christian music festival

There’s little evidence that conservative views on family and sexuality are to blame for Josh Duggar’s actions.

Waning Support For Wind Energy Handouts On Capitol Hill

Opinion | Christine Harbin Hanson
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We can’t solve our country’s energy and spending policies unless lawmakers are willing to cut corporate welfare.

Free Trade: Less Government Everywhere Means Cheaper Stuff Here (And Everywhere)

Opinion | Seton Motley
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership during a trade speech in Renton

It ain’t free trade if governments are involved.

The Great Charter Turns 800

Opinion | William J. Watkins, Jr.
A combination photograph shows details from the Salisbury Magna Carta, the Lincoln Magna Carta, the Canterbury Magna Carta and the London Magna Carta at the British Library in London

Happy anniversary, Magna Carta. May your principles endure another 800 years and beyond.