Opinion

Royal Wedding Observations: Expensive But, Like, Really Important

op-ed | Ron Hart
Britain's Prince Harry (L), Duke of Sussex and Meghan (R), Duchess of Sussex exit St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle after their royal wedding ceremony, in Windsor, Britain, 19 May 2018. The couple have been bestowed the royal titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex on them by the British monarch. NEIL HALL/Pool via REUTERS - RC13A9C94CA0

The first time a Black-American becomes royalty — if you don’t count Queen Latifah

So You Want To Talk Russian Meddling? Here's What You Should Know

op-ed | Gregory Keeley
Putin, Getty Images/Sean Gallup

Americans are blissfully unaware that Putin has tentacles wrapping tightly around several former Soviet states

Obama's Former Wildlife Chief Doesn't Speak For America's Millions Of Sportsmen

op-ed | Erica Rhoad
Obama shoots a gun Getty Images/White House/Pete Souza

Stop trying to divide law-abiding hunters on the core purpose of the Second Amendment

I Used To Loathe Hillary Clinton. Here's Why That Changed

op-ed | Katie Frates
Hillary Clinton AFP/Getty Images/Jewel Samad

Her speech at Yale sounded like someone desperately hoping if she says she’s ‘okay’ enough times, she may start to be

In Congress, Republicans Are The Party Of Youth. Democrats Are SO OLD It's Embarrassing

op-ed | Michael Gerini
Elise Stefanik public domain, Bernie Sanders Reuters/Carlo Allegri

The 2018 midterms offer Republicans a chance to re-brand

UNETHICAL LEADERSHIP: How James Comey's Disloyal Subversion Has Severely Damaged Our Justice System

op-ed | John D. O'Connor
James Comey Getty Images/Mark Wilson

Comey, like a clever Mafioso, will likely not be convicted for his deviousness

We Live In Interesting Times: Heterodox Thinkers Are Making Identity Politics Boring And Obsolete

op-ed | Mark Meckler
old cassette tape Shutterstock/dubassy

‘The structures that have run Western society for decades are breaking down’

The Pentagon Is About To Do Something Stupid

op-ed | Derek Hunter
A combination photo shows Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (L) in New York and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. on December 14, 2016 and on December 20, 2017 respectively. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (L) Jonathan Ernst (R) | Oracle Lobbies Trump Against Amazon

In the age of security breaches, why is the intelligence community putting all our secrets in one place?

Self-Appointed Food Police Think Additional Taxation On Sugary Beverages Is Smart. It's Not

op-ed | Alan Daley
A bottle of Coca-Cola is shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California October 10, 2013. The Coca-Cola Company will report 3rd quarter earnings October 15. REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘Some local politicians think consumers are neither smart enough nor disciplined enough to make their own food choices’

MEND IT, DON'T END IT: Trump's NAFTA Negotiations Can Still Be Salvaged

op-ed | Bryan Riley
Reuters/Jonathan Ernst, Shutterstock/michal812

The American economy has added a trillion dollars in manufacturing output under the agreement

Gina Haspel Is Proof That Donald Trump Respects Women

op-ed | Donna Carol Voss
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles as his new CIA Director Gina Haspel speaks after being sworn in during ceremonies at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, U.S. May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

I hope my daughter is watching Kellyanne and Gina and Sarah and Kirstjen

Harvard Business School May Have Received An Illegal Gift Unfair To Poor Students

op-ed | Alan Beard
Students look at their diplomas at the Harvard Business School's graduation ceremonies in Boston, Massachusetts following Harvard University's 358th Commencement June 4, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A silver spoon has been stolen from the mouths of the poor

MAD Wasn’t So Mad After All -- The World Still Needs Deterrence

op-ed | Keith Naughton
U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry look down while meeting with a group of veterans and Gold Star Mothers to discuss the Iran nuclear deal at the White House in Washington September 10, 2015. Gold Star Mothers are an organisation of mothers whose children have died while serving the U.S. in war or times of conflict. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

For all the hand-wringing, MAD worked

My Mother, A Former Judge, Will Be Killed If The U.S. Government Allows Lithuania To Extradite Her

op-ed | Karolis Venckus
image courtesy of Karolis Venckus

The decision by the United States will affect democracy and justice in Lithuania and Europe

Draining The Swamp Does Not Include Energy Subsidies

op-ed | Stacy Washington
Coal plant, Shutterstock

Over 80 percent of Americans’ electrical needs are filled by coal production

The Scouts' Inclusion Of Girls Is A DISASTER For Both Boys And Girls

op-ed | Gary Bauer
gay Boy Scouts Getty Images/Stewart House

The Boy Scouts was an organization where boys learned to become men. Goodbye to all that

SURPRISE! Banning Styrofoam Creates All Kinds Of Problems Including Environmental Ones

op-ed | Katie Colton and William F. Shughart II
styrofoam Shutterstock/wk1003mike

Minorities and consumers are hurt. MORE waste gets created

The Battle Over Illegal Immigration Will Be Won Or Lost With Employers

op-ed | Nicholas Waddy
ICE immigration Getty Images John Moore

The federal government must fine and jail employers

I Found My Backpack But TOTALLY Lost My Faith In Humanity. Let Me Explain

op-ed | Jacob Miller
backpack Shutterstock/Thammanoon Khamchalee

Is there any sense of community left in America?

Main Street's Pensions Need Protecting From 'Progressive' Activism

op-ed | Jared Whitley
Main Street vs. Wall Street sign, Shuttertsock

It’s time to end corporate vanity projects that rob mom and pop’s retirement.

Consumers Win With Deal To Avoid Air Travel Protectionism

op-ed | Andrew F. Quinlan
air travel Shutterstock/muratart

Sometimes the best thing for politicians to do to protect their constituents is nothing

Are We Living In The Scientific Revolution 2.0 Or DARK AGES 2.0?

op-ed | John Conlin
dark ages torture guy Shutterstock/Pretty Vectors

Political Correctness Hallucinates Immigrants As Animals

op-ed | David Gornoski
hallucination collage Shutterstock/Freeda

Followers of the church of political correctness deeply want to atone for their own feelings

One Well-Placed Hurricane Will UTTERLY DESTROY Costly Offshore Wind Systems On The East Coast

op-ed | Steve Goreham
wind turbines in the water Creative Common/ Ionna22

Does the East Coast see such hurricanes? Of course it does

Why The Liberal Media Humiliates Itself Defending MS-13

Editorial | Scott Greer
Walter Geovani Salguero, 30, an inmate and member of El Salvador's Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, participates in a pledge event during a news conference at the Sonsonate jail

The answer appears to be yes

Why Marvin Goodfriend’s Nomination Is A Big Deal

| Connor Boyack
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) policy meeting, in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Central banks are shrouded in secrecy and few understand how they operate

Abortion In The Holy Land

op-ed | Myles Kantor
Here's the Israel flag waving on the blue sky background. (Shutterstock/Shai Daniel)

Since statehood in 1948, at a conservative estimate there have been over 1.5 million abortions in Israel

President Trump’s Israel Doctrine

op-ed | Jenny Beth Martin
Journalists gather on May 13, 2018, near the compound of the US consulate in Jerusalem, which will host the new US embassy, as posters praising the US president hang in the street. (Photo by Ahmad GHARABLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The United States and Israel share a special bond’

Kim Jong Un’s Tantrum — Cueing Up To 'Enter The Dragon'?

op-ed | Alan Keyes
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes a speech during a visit to Dalian, China in this undated photo released on May 9, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS

Waiting for the other shoe to drop

The United States Is About To Get Pushed Out Of Afghanistan By This Very Large, Aggressive Asian Nation

op-ed | Lawrence Sellin
China and Afghanistan. Shutterstock/Tony albelton, Shutterstock/Sergio Delle Vedove

China is Afghanistan’s biggest investor. The principal method China uses to advance its interests is the ‘debt trap’