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John Berlau
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

New green subsidies for the Federal Housing Administration show the Senate has learned nothing from the housing crisis

Hillary's Quest To Make Everyone Think Bernie Promotes Sexism

Opinion | Scott Greer
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Sanders and Clinton talk at the start of a commercial break during the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester

The Bernie Bros fake news trend is helping Clinton’s campaign do just that

ACA And Insurers Create More Barriers For Consumers

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
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UnitedHealth — the nation’s largest health insurer — announced that it expects to lose more than $500 million through ACA plans

Mass Hysteria, Trump-Style

Opinion | Jennifer Ann Massey
Trump sued Timothy O’Brien, author of Trump Nation, along with the book’s publisher for $5 million in 2006 for libel for underestimating his net worth, claiming it hurt his reputation and damaged business deals, according to the Daily Beast. (Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

There is no rhyme or reason to the success of Trump’s campaign, and the only diagnosis is mass hysteria

Every Student Succeeds Act To Fund Turkish Islamist's Charter Schools

| Carole Hornsby Haynes
Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

The Gulen educational movement has spread to America and is being funded by the American people.

On Super Bowls, And America's Need For Visionary Thinking

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
What Time Is The Super Bowl? (Getty Images)

No need to thank me, Coaches Rivera and Kubiak. My joy will come in seeing these tactics employed on Super Bowl Sunday.

Hillary Clinton Has The Most To Lose In The Martin Shkreli Fiasco

Opinion | R.J. Caster
Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, departs after House Oversight and Government Reform hearing in Washington

The candidate who has raised the most money from pharmaceutical companies is Hillary Clinton.

Trump Didn't Win Iowa, But To The Chagrin Of The GOP Proved Himself Viable

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
DonaldL-Trump

Iowa was not a “game changer.” It almost never is.

Credibility Gap On The Gender Pay Gap

Opinion | Elaine Lutz
DES MOINES, IA - FEBRUARY 01:  Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters as Former U.S. president Bill Clinton looks on during her caucus night event in the Olmsted Center at Drake University on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Martin O'Malley are competing in the Iowa Democratic caucus.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

More regulations are the problem, not the solution to women’s success in the workplace.

A Strike At Gawker? The Liberal Snake Eats Its Own Tail

Opinion | Matt Patterson
Gawker Logo

One takes a certain Germanic pleasure in seeing the totalitarian fires lit by liberal authorities consuming their own houses.

For Those Attacking The Maldives, The Facts Don't Get In The Way Of A Good Story

Opinion | Dunya Maumoon
Lawyer Amal Clooney sits with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and the former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed in 10 Downing Street, in London

Hiding the facts behind a blinding wall of camera flashes has it limitations.

Faith Community Focusing On Reforming Nation's Criminal Justice System

Opinion | Timothy Head
Members of the media walk down the corridor inside the Adjustment Center during a media tour of California's Death Row at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California

The system puts up nearly insurmountable barriers to offenders’ reintegration into society

Can Americans Return To The Politics Of God-Endowed Right?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
The Bible, Constitution, and Declaration of Independence all perpetuate sexism, the Defense Department alleges. (Creative commons photos)

The Constitution they devised was predicated on the understanding that God’s justice

Humility And The Iowa Caucus

Opinion | Jim Huffman
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Decorah, Iowa, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Democracy is not sport. Elections may make it seem that way, but in a democracy we are all finally on the same team.

Trump And The Burning Of The Boats

Opinion | Gary Berntsen
Trump Tells Audience: If A Protestor Throws A Tomato At Me, 'Knock The Crap Out Of Them' [screen shot MSNBC]

The current presidential campaign in the U.S. reminds us that politics is civilized conflict, but conflict none the less.

Can Ted Cruz Be Trusted?

Opinion | Vince Coglianese
Ted Cruz’s daughter squirms away from his kiss (Youtube Screenshot)

It’s worth figuring out before he’s the nominee

The Ron Paul Movement Dies With A Whimper

Opinion | Scott Greer
Ron Paul Rand Paul

Rand Paul leaves the race arguably as 2016’s biggest disappointment

COULTER: Heroin: Blame It On America

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

The CEOs of pharmaceutical companies are mostly Americans — probably white men! — so they’re safe to hate.

The End Of The Multiculturalist Consensus In Europe

Opinion | Michel Gurfinkiel
Members of the special French RAID forces secure the area for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket near Porte de Vincennes in eastern Paris

Immigration does not seem to work any more the way it did, at least for certain groups of immigrants.

Justice Sotomayor Should Recuse Herself From Obama's Amnesty Appeal

Opinion | Ian Smith
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

She won’t say “illegal” immigrant and was a member of La Raza.

The Media 'Forgot' To Report Something Really Important From Iowa

Opinion | Terry Schilling
Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is the first Hispanic-American to ever win the Iowa Caucus.

It's Time To Build A National Consensus On Immigration Around National Security

Opinion | Tom G. Del Beccaro
Illegal Immigrants

Starting with visa reform is that necessary first step and can be done today.

Do Not Close The Book On Carly Fiorina

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
Carly Fiorina on Fox News Sunday (Screen shot Fox)

She’s what Americans are looking for in their next president after eight years of frustration and disappointment.

Air Traffic Control: Ripe For Reform

Opinion | Chris Edwards
View of the control tower in Donetsk international airport

The Canadians are right — it’s time to privatize our air traffic control system.

Which Presidential Candidate Will Really Make Us Safer?

Opinion | Michael S. Buscher
Fiorina: Hillary Clinton Is 'More Qualified For The Big House' Than The White House [screen shot Fox News]

Carly Fiorina has helped make you and me safer. And that should be the true test for our next President.

Tilting The Playing Field: How DOL Is Trying To Deprive Small Businesses Of Legal Representation

Opinion | Karen Harned
Labor Hiring Rules.JPEG

The NFIB Small Business Legal Center is fighting for our right to offer good advice to our members.

Marco Rubio's Surprise Close Finish

Opinion | Mary Claire Kendall
Rubio Thinks Sanders Is Qualified To Be President Of A Country, But It's Not America [screen shot Fox News]

Time will tell how Iowa will impact the race. My sense is the surprises have only just begun.

Donald Trump And Ronald Reagan: They Said The Same Things About The Gipper

Opinion | Faith Whittlesey
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on caucus day in Waterloo

America needs another man in the no-nonsense Jacksonian mold; a Patton, a bold and adventurous fighter.

Behind The Yoga Boom: Narcissism, Irreligion, Or Just Fitness?

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Colleen Saidman Yee, author of "Yoga for Life: A Journey to Peace and Freedom," is seen in a handout picture taken in Sag Harbor, New York

Conservatives are right to be concerned about the “yoga-fication” of American culture.

Let's Roll Back Regulations, Not Opportunities

Opinion | Alfredo Ortiz
PICO RIVERA, CA - MAY 30: Walmart employees and their supporters walk a picket line to protest Walmart's retaliation against workers who speak out on May 30, 2013 in Pico Rivera, California.  Some striking Walmart employees borded a bus to start a 1,500-mile bus journey titled "Ride for Respect,"' ending at the company's annual meeting at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

When governments mandate higher wages, career opportunities disappear. And that hurts young people the most.

Donald J. Trump: The Punditry Sneer While The People Speak

Opinion | Kayleigh McEnany
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)

How refreshing it was for an outsider to arrive on the political scene promising to put America first.

Power Beyond The People: Why California Lags In Leadership

Opinion | Lloyd Billingsley
California Governor Brown attends a meeting during the COP21 at Le Bourget, near Paris, France

Rolling back abusive, expansionist government would help restore the Golden State’s fortunes as national leader.

Life Imitates Art: How H.G. Wells Predicted The Destruction Of Iraq

Opinion | David Archibald
U.S.-led coalition instructors monitor as they train Iraqi soldiers from the army's 72nd infantry brigade while participating in a joint live ammunition exercise at Besmaya military base in south of Baghdad

Harden your hearts; we have to develop ways to kill Islamists more cheaply.

American Citizens And The Israeli Military: Together As Victims Of The NSA

Opinion | Scott Krane
Mideast Israel Drones.JPEG

Why would America spy on Israel?

Violence Against Migrants Lies Squarely On The Shoulders Of Europe's Political Class

Opinion | Scott Greer
Police gather a group of migrants coming off an incoming train at the Swedish end of the bridge between Sweden and Denmark, in Hyllie district, Malmo

European politicians welcomed refugees and ignored the costs

The Fed Is Freaked Out About The Financial Markets

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Yellen holds a news conference to announce raised interest rates in Washington

Because it is completely misreading the situation.

Does Glenn Beck Know Who Ted Cruz is?

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Cruz's Freshman Roommate Calls Him A 'Huge Asshole' In Crazy, Twitter Rant (Getty Images)

Judging from his pitch for the senator, it doesn’t seem so

Shaming Democrats To Embrace Reparations

Opinion | Scott Greer
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and rival candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speak simultaneously at the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in Charleston

Leftists know reparations is punitive — that’s the point

Rubio Wants To Fight The Wrong War

Opinion | Christian Whiton
Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa

To paraphrase General Omar Bradley, Rubio is the wrong candidate, at the wrong place, at the wrong time.

Helping The Bad Guys In Pakistan

Opinion | Wajahat Khan
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We need USAID to improve its oversight and follow-through on grants like the one to TIP

Evangelicals, Take Off Your Beer Goggles Before You Vote

Opinion | Bruce Ashford
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd as he leaves a campaign rally at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

As evangelicals, do we really want to let anger be the primary driver of our voting?

Is Trump Strauss'ed Out?

Opinion | Jonathan Bronitsky
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Lexington

Is Trump a Straussian? Is he an embodiment of the political philosopher’s precept of close reading?

The FCC Keeps Moving The Broadband Goalposts

Opinion | Alan Daley
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 agency is blaming ISPs for the shortage because they did not build out “broadband” to all remote areas.

Luetkemeyer And Hensarling Work To Prevent The Next Operation Choke Point

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan
(AP)

Congress is taking the necessary steps to ensure Operation Choke Point does not rise from the dead.

When Dignity Left After Identity Theft

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
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

Instead, as I write I’m getting bombarded with pop-ups from Golden Girls Cosplay communities and Maude Fanboy Cruises.

What War With China Would Look Like

Opinion | David Archibald
South China Sea

The bases China has built in the Spratlys have made it easier to defeat China than if they didn’t exist.

This One Exchange May Have Been The Deciding Factor In Last Night's Debate

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Rubio Thinks Sanders Is Qualified To Be President Of A Country, But It's Not America [screen shot Fox News]

‘It’s a debate, sir’

Facebook On Incitement Against Muslims And Jews: A Tale Of Two Responses

Opinion | Johanna Markind
A man poses with a magnifier in front of a Facebook logo on display in this illustration taken in Sarajevo

Why is Facebook responding so differently to complaints about incitement against Muslims and Jews?

Carson Reform Plan Would Make April 15 Much Less Taxing

Opinion | John Philip Sousa IV
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks during a forum at the 2016 Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in Columbia

Unlike tax-reform proposals advanced by his Republican rivals, Dr. Carson’s tax plan doesn’t compromise with special interests

Justice Obama? Hillary Clinton Can't Be Serious

Opinion | Jim Huffman
US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on  January 28, 2014.      AFP PHOTO/Larry DOWNING/Pool        (Photo credit should read LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

If she really meant it, that alone is reason to oppose her candidacy for president of our constitutional republic.

Will A Trump Presidency Bring Openly Oligarchic Dictatorship?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Lexington

A Reaganesque realignment takes a Reagan — and Trump is no Reagan.

Here's One Thing Trump's GOP Rivals Should Thank Him For Doing

Opinion | Scott Greer
Republican presidential candidate Trump arrives onstage with rivals Cruz, Carson and Bush before the start of the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston

The media’s power to bully isn’t so prevalent this election cycle

The Latest DISH On Washington Front Groups

Opinion | David Williams
The sign in the lobby of the corporate headquarters of Dish Network is seen in the Denver suburb of Englewood

The FCC must consider carefully the intentions of DISH moving forward and not be fooled again.

Twilight Of The Conservatives?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Bush is interviewed onstage by Lowry during the National Review Institute's 2015 Ideas Summit in Washington

National Review’s assault on Trump is not a sign of strength on the part of the conservative movement

COULTER: I Was Hoping For A Taller Honest Man

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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You’re not getting a “taller honest man.” Trump is our only shot to save America, if there’s still time.

Joe Biden, Vice-President For Life?

Opinion | Henry Miller
Vice President Joe Biden

NPR covers the movement to make Biden VP — again

The Problem With Obama's Trickle Down Regulations

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
Obama Bans Solitary Confinement For Juvenile Prisoners (Getty Images)

In Colorado and North Carolina, the EPA is running amok.

Unjust Indictment Can't Hide The Realities Of Big Abortion

Opinion | John-Henry Westen
David Daleiden [Getty Images]

The cat’s out of the bag, and those who destroy life for profit are on the wrong side of history.

Legalizing Marijuana Could Save Atlantic City

Opinion | Eric Lieberman
A man looks at the ocean through the windows of the Playground Pier in Atlantic City

If Atlantic City was willing to circumvent federal law by legalizing gambling, why not do the same for other popular pastimes?

Why Donald Trump Is A Political Genius For The Ages

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions from reporters before a campaign rally in Marshalltown

He confounded everyone again

Who Is The Real Ted Cruz?

Opinion | Roger Stone
Texas Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland February 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Beware Canadians bearing gifts

Affirmative Action In Hollywood

Opinion | Jennifer Ann Massey
A large Oscar statue is seen in the Dolby Ballroom during the 86th Oscars Governors Ball press preview in Hollywood, California February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

The vast majority of Hollywood is made up of liberals, they control the messages, but does the conservative minority boycott the Oscars?

Donald Trump, Master Manipulator

Opinion | Jacob Franklin
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd at a campaign rally in Farmington

It is hard to war-game a scenario that derails the Trump Train after all that we have seen this election cycle.

A Presidential Hall Of Shame

Opinion | Brent Smith
Summer 1947 and November 1, 1950: President Harry S. Truman survived numerous attempted assassination attempts. In the summer of 1947, numerous letter bombs were sent to the White House. Secret Service members intercepted and dismantled the bombs. In November 1950, Truman was staying in the Blair House while the White House underwent renovations. Two Puerto Rican pro-independence activists, Griselio Torresla and Oscar Collazo started a shootout outside of the Blair House. Allegedly Truman watched through his window before a passerby yelled for him to take cover. (photo: wikimedia commons)

McClanahan has crafted this book in such a way as to be attractive to geek and laymen alike.

The Fat Lady, The Episcopal Church, And The Anglican Communion

Opinion | Daniel Oliver
Britain Archbishop Enthronement.JPEG

It is not reasonable, probably, to expect much improvement in the fortunes of the Episcopal Church in the next three years

We Will Never Destroy ISIS Without A Full-Blown Declaration Of War

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
A fighter of the ISIL holds a flag and a weapon on a street in Mosul

Speaker Paul Ryan’s statesmanship may just get the job done.

Not Yet Trumped: Don't Count The 'Establishment' Out

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio gives two thumbs up as he awaits U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington

We could have a long race

An Alternative To The FDA

Opinion | Abigail R. Hall
The Nutrition Facts label is seen on a box of Pop Tarts at a store in New York

Under the current system, individuals must rely on a government bureaucracy to make decisions about what they put in their bodies.

Five Questions That Senator Sanders Owes It To Democratic Party Progressives To Answer ... Tonight Or Soon

Opinion | Lanny Davis
Bernie SANDERS

Sen. Sanders is a good man and a genuine progressive. But he hasn’t been given the same level of scrutiny as Hillary Clinton.

School Choice Means Not Asking Politicians For Permission To Educate Your Child

Opinion | Lennie Jarratt
school choice now. Photo: Getty Images

Every child deserves access to a quality education, especially if taxpayers are being forced to pay for it.

The Administration And Media's Moral Equivalence Of Palestinian Terrorists And Jewish Victims

Opinion | Abraham H. Miller
An Israeli soldier secures the area near the scene of what Israeli police said was a stabbing attack by two Palestinians on two Israelis in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit Horon

The media blur lines between Arab terrorist and Jewish victim with a frenzied disregard for journalistic ethics.

Against National Review

Opinion | Crystal Wright
William F. Buckley. National Review.

National Review is “a menace to conservatism” not the other way around.

Time For The U.S. To Support Macedonia's EU And NATO Bids

Opinion | Jason Katz
A stranded migrant gestures towards Macedonian police officers to calm down as minor clashes broke out during a protest against the building of a metal fence at the Greek-Macedonian borders near the village of Idomeni

With refugees steaming across the border from Greece, Macedonia is nearing a tipping point

Donald Trump And The Strength Of Ten Grinches

Opinion | Bob Inglis
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the South Point Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

Someone has to take a risk of showing a little humanity, of showing a little trust in our fellow travelers

American Gripen: The Solution To The F-35 Nightmare

Opinion | David Archibald
The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight Feb. 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay.

Stealth, as an end in itself, has outlived its usefulness

Puerto Rico Must Save Itself

Opinion | Brian Garst
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - JULY 01:  The Puerto Rican Capitol building is seen as the island's residents deal with the government's $72 billion debt on July 1, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro García Padilla said in a speech recently that the people of Puerto Rico will have to make sacrifices and share the responsibilities to help pull the island out of debt. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

In five of the last six years, Puerto Rico’s government has ignored its constitutional requirement to pass a balanced budget

Mrs. Palin, My Friends Don't Have PTSD Because Of Obama

Opinion | Geoffrey Ingersoll
Jack Nicholson in his famous portrayal of Col. Nathan Jesup in A Few Good Men. (Screencap)

Like Palin, I take PTSD seriously

With Friends Like Bob Dole, Jeb Doesn't Need Any...

Opinion | Arnold Steinberg
Bob Dole USA Today screen cap

His support of Jeb Bush is meaningless, his attack on Cruz makes no difference, except that he now makes Trump more palatable.

Remembrance Of Things Past: Parent Teacher Conferences

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
A student exits a bus as he arrives at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California

I turned out okay even though my old man never attended a parent-teacher conference.

Trump's Tea Party

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump thanks the crowd after receiving Palin's endorsement at a rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa

Sarah Palin’s endorsement of the GOP front-runner reveals what was at the heart of the movement all along

Meet Mr. McDonnell: Jeremy Corbyn's Right-Hand Man Is A Far-Left Radical

Opinion | Robin Simcox
A still image from video shows Britain's shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell quoting from Mao's Little Red Book

The UK’s new Shadow Chancellor has some unsavory associates — and the politics to match

Deconstructing The Liberal Narrative About The Flint Water Crisis

Opinion | Ian Shetron
The top of a water tower at the Flint Water Plant is seen in Flint, Michigan

I wish people like Michael Moore cared about Flint in the times when there aren’t cheap political points to be made

COULTER: Liberal And Conservative Media Unite Against Trump

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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Look for a fake Trump scandal to break — probably from a conservative news outlet — right before the Iowa caucus.

Another Obama Boondoggle: Wasting Tax Dollars On The Self-Driving Car

Opinion | Keith Naughton
File photo of a driverless vehicle running at Vanke's Building Research Centre testing area in Dongguan

Not a single self-driving car will be sold until the ethical and liability issues are determined

Are GOP Candidates To Blame For '13 Hours' Flop?

Opinion | Ronn Torossian
13_hours

Perhaps viewers are disappointed that ’13 Hours’ did not forthrightly attack either Hillary Clinton or the Obama Administration.

Is Sarah Palin Really Donald's Trump?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Palin points to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump as she speaks after endorsing him for President at a rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa

Donald Trump doesn’t oppose the elitist faction establishment’s push to overthrow America’s Constitution liberty.

#OscarsSoDumb: Time To Boycott Hollywood Hypocrites?

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
No black actors nominated for an Oscar

To be fair, not all of Hollywood is trying to persuade Americans to join MoveOn.org and vote Democrat.

Admission By California's State Attorney May Blow Union's Case

Opinion | Lance Izumi
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: Flowers bloom in front of The United States Supreme Court building November 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. The court announced Friday that it will hear another case related to the landmark Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and its contraception mandate as it relates to religious nonprofit groups. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

It may not have been game, set, and match. But it seemed close.

Is Donald Trump The Biggest Threat To The UK?

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the meeting of the New England Police Benevolent Association in Portsmouth, New Hampshire December 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mary Schwalm

The parliament of America’s special ally considers banning the Republican front-runner over ‘hate speech’ fears

Copyright Office Ruling Makes For Infotainment Hell On Wheels

Opinion | Gary Shapiro
Google vehicle operator Reko Ong stands next to a prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle during a media preview of Google's current autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California

Car owners should be able to update their cars as they see fit – provided their changes comply with safety standards.

Cultural Relativism Undermines Human Rights

Opinion | Philip Carl Salzman
A refugee tries to stand up after falling into the sea as Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive on a raft on a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos

Canadian common sense is on firmer ground than collectivist multicultural political philosophers

President Obama Nearly Killed Our Energy Sector, He Didn't 'Reinvent' It

Opinion | John Linder
File photo of a CSX coal train moving past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick

The increase in energy production in the last decade has come entirely from private exploration on private lands.

The Conservative Case Against The Bill Of Rights

Opinion | Paul Moreno
Labor union members (REUTERS/James Fassinger)

Private-sector workers are being forced to contribute to unions just as much as public-sector ones.

The Only Americans Who Would Gain From The U.S. Joining The International Criminal Court Are Lawyers

Opinion | Mark Pursey
Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague the Netherlands

U.S. membership of the ICC may make no sense, but for some Americans it would make great cents.

What The President Learned In Kindergarten, He Forgot In Law School

Opinion | Frank Edelblut
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Iran at the White House in Washington

President Obama thinks he can legislate from the White House

Hillary Pitches Herself As The Great White Savior

Opinion | Scott Greer
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in Charleston

Clinton is trying to depict herself as the candidate of choice for minorities

Jeb Bush Can't Face The Music Because He Still Doesn't Hear It

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks after being endorsed by Senator Lindsey Graham in North Charleston

Many GOP voters have already made up their mind about Jeb – his net favorability ratings are terrible.

FTC Regulation Of Phantom Problems That Don't Exist Is Overregulation

Opinion | Peter Ferrara
REUTERS/Gary Cameron

If you take away the dealers, you take away competition, and prices will go up.

Taxes Chased GE Out Of Connecticut

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
The logos of French power and transport engineering company Alstom and US conglomerate General Electric are pictured on their site in Belfort

But a big dose of free-market optimism can save the once great state.

Planned Parenthood Tries To Abort The First Amendment

Opinion | Fr. Frank Pavone
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks after being publicly endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund in Hooksett

If Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ law is unconstitutional, then there’s nothing wrong with covertly recording in Planned Parenthood facilities

Hating Americans Is Official Saudi And Qatari Policy

Opinion | Raymond Ibrahim
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister al-Jubeir gestures during a news conference after an extraordinary meeting of the GCC foreign ministers in Riyadh

Jihadi hate for non-Muslims is not limited to the Islamic State

Who's A Socialist? It's Hard To Tell These Days

Opinion | Arnold Steinberg
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates fomer Governor Martin O'Malley and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shake hands with the audience after the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in Charleston

It’s hard to imagine a president who could be worse than Barack Obama, except maybe Bernie.

Liberal Faculties Nationwide Are Blocking Students From Well-Rounded Education

Opinion | Daniel J. Smith
University of Missouri website, YouTube screenshot/TheMizzouTube

Too often students aren’t being exposed to alternative viewpoints at their universities.

The Cult Of Diversity Takes On The Oscars

Opinion | Scott Greer
A large Oscar statue is seen in the Dolby Ballroom during the 86th Oscars Governors Ball press preview in Hollywood, California February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

#OscarsSoWhite pits affirmative action culture against the principle of meritocracy

Whose Message Is More Effective Among Dems -- Hillary Or Bernie? No Doubt: Hillary

Opinion | Lanny Davis
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton responds to a question about the potential use of U.S. ground troops to fight Islamic State during the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester

Clinton has a far more effective and popular message among Democratic voters.

Denouncing 'New York Values' Insults More Than The Liberal Elite

Opinion | Scott Greer
The setting sun reflects off of One World Trade Center in New York City

Ted Cruz’s attack on Donald Trump is likely set to limit the senator’s appeal

'Ban The Box' For Federal Employees Is Fine, But Private Sector Could Be Obama's Goal

Opinion | Ken Cuccinelli and J.C. Watts
Workers arrive at the Office of Personnel Management in Washington

It is important to give an ex-offender the opportunity to move past their mistake once they have paid their debt.

The War In The West: Time To Stop Federal Land Acquisition

Opinion | Robert J. Smith
A member of the Pacific Patriot Network wears a patch of the Idaho Three Percent during a meeting with Ammon Bundy at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon

Even with this hegemonic control of the rural West, the federal government continues to acquire more land.

The Comey Plan: What An Indictment of Hillary Clinton Would Mean For The Obama Legacy

Opinion | Rodney Glassman
Senate Judiciary hearing about encryption on Capitol Hill in Washington

A Biden candidacy would improve the Democrat’s chance of winning the presidency, and help preserve the Obama legacy.

Obama Moves To 'Counter Violent Extremism' While Political Correctness Kills

Opinion | Gayle Trotter
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before a House Judiciary committee hearing on the 'Oversight of the US Department of Homeland Security' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 14, 2015. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson deliberately shut down Phil Haney’s investigation.

Advocating For Government Seizure

Opinion | Logan Beirne
Woman walks past Fannie Mae in Washington

Better Markets misconstrues the facts of the case as much as it does the law.

2016 -- A Time For New Beginnings

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
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“It’s officially time to retire certain words, and one intra-office activity, that are simply too dangerous for continued use.”

The Civility Of The DNC

Opinion | Jim Huffman
Republican U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) Governor John Kasich, Governor Chris Christie, Senator Marco Rubio, businessman Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, Dr. Ben Carson and former Governor Jeb Bush pose together before the start of the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTX22GNX

Are American voters really more likely to support your cause if you demean and disparage the opposition?

The Patsy Superpower

Opinion | D.C. Innes
U.S. President Barack Obama in Omaha, Nebraska, January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

In world affairs, if you seek to be loved, you will get contempt. But if you cultivate fear, you will get respect.

What's Wrong With The President's SOTU Economic Numbers?

Opinion | Derek K. Yonai
U.S. President Obama waves at the conclusion of his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington

Since 2008, the average economic freedom score of the 50 states has fallen consistently.

COULTER: We're All Ruth Bader Ginsburg Now

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
coulter

Take it like a man, Ted — and maybe President Trump will make you attorney general.

If Kidnapping Sailors Won't Change The Administration's Course With Iran, What Will?

Opinion | Charles Hoskinson
An undated picture released by Iran's Revolutionary Guards website shows American sailors sitting in a unknown place in Iran. REUTERS/sepahnews.ir/TIMA/Handout via Reuters

Why Iran’s boat seizure matters

Rick Santorum Needs To Give It Up And Go Back To Virginia

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Rick Santorum: Donald Trump 'Doesn't Understand' How The Election Process Works [screenshot CNN]

His ‘value voters’ from 2012 are getting worked up over new stuff now. But Santorum doesn’t seem to realize this.

Destroying Democracy With The Weapons Of Democracy

Opinion | Alan Keyes
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump reads the lyrics of Al Wilson's "The Snake" at a campaign event at University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Donald Trump reflects the philosophical assumptions of God-rejecting socialism.

Is Church Or The NFL More Popular On Sundays?

Opinion | Mark Tapscott
Jesus Sign, Photo: American Humanist Association

Three times as many people are in church on Sunday morning as there are watching pro football on Sunday afternoons.

Obama's Dangerous Terrorism Delusion

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by members of Congress as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington
He really does believe this nonsense

Iran Makes The Navy Look Powerless

Opinion | Harold Hutchison
WATCH: Iran Releases Overnight Footage Of Captive US Sailors (screenshot: MSNBC)

Events in the Straits of Hormuz are proving the SecDef’s priorities are all wrong

Why Black Voters Should Pick Trump, Not Hillary

Opinion | Crystal Wright
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump reads the lyrics of Al Wilson's "The Snake" at a campaign event at University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Trump’s immigration plan would lower double-digit chronic black unemployment.

Solving Campaign Finance Problems Through The Tax Code

Opinion | Brad Crate
IRS documents contain every bit of information required to steal someone's identity. (Flickr photo from 401(K) 2012)

Make some campaign contributions tax deductible

Back Door On Encryption Left Wide Open For South Carolina GOP Debate

Opinion | Mattie Fein
Members of the audience listein to Republican U.S. presidential candidates participate in the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate held by CNBC in Boulder

Fiorina’s performance may be the single reason she has been eliminated from the main stage for Thursday’s debate.

Now Is Not The Time To Lift Iranian Sanctions

Opinion | Scott Krane
WATCH: Iran Releases Overnight Footage Of Captive US Sailors (screenshot: MSNBC)

How can this hostile government be trusted and rewarded with the lifting of sanctions?

Healthcare Price Controls Would Turn U.S. Into Venezuela

Opinion | Robert Goldberg
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) gestures in front of a giant image of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez, during a meeting with workers of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, outside Miraflores Palace in Caracas

The wonks over at the Center for American Progress and in the Clinton and Sanders campaigns are copying the Venezuelans

New DHS Rule Will Expand Work Permits To Foreign Guest Workers

Opinion | Ian Smith
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson talks to the media about holiday travel at Union Station in Washington, November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Pro-labor advocates once again need to speak out about what’s becoming a common trend in DHS’s immigration policy direction.

At The Brown And Black Forum, Democrats Announce Which Special Interests Matter Most

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa January 11, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

How have you benefited from white privilege, Mrs. Clinton?

Time For Obama To Tell The Truth About Paris Climate Agreement

Opinion | Tom Harris
President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the climate agreement at the White House

Why is there a double standard for developing nations?

Peering Behind The Davos Curtain

Opinion | Theodore Roosevelt Malloch
WEF Executive Chairman and founder Schwab addresses news conference in Geneva

How I got to know Klaus Schwab

Clinton, Congress, Charter Schools And An Alleged Islamist Cult. What Could Go Wrong?

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Selahattin Sevi/Zaman Daily via Cihan News Agency

We should not rest until Ms. Clinton returns all the Gülen-linked funds she and her networks deposited to the Clinton Global Initiative

Who Can Screw Up A Water Auction In The Desert? Government Can

Opinion | Seton Motley
People walk past a Sprint store in New York

The private sector badly needs spectrum. The government should do more to make more of theirs available

House Starts 2016 With FOIA Reform To Open The Government To The People

Opinion | Rep. Darrell Issa
Obama's administration shrouds public records in 'secrecy,' a new congressional report finds. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

We must make FOIA protections for the people stronger and give Americans more tools to see into Washington.

The Persistent Popularity Of Property Rights

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
A laborer repairs the front steps of a rental property owned by an Amsterdam based investment company in Detroit,

Policy makers looking for a popular issue would do well to take a look at protecting property rights.

Friedrichs Victory Would Boost Employee Rights

Opinion | Rick Berman
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: Flowers bloom in front of The United States Supreme Court building November 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. The court announced Friday that it will hear another case related to the landmark Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and its contraception mandate as it relates to religious nonprofit groups. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Court should rule in her favor, and Congress should pass the ERA.

Obama Spouts Falsehoods At Gun Control Town Hall

Opinion | John Lott
Obama Admits He's Been 'Very Good For Gun Manufactures' [screen shot CNN]

If Obama really had confidence in his case, he wouldn’t have to make up so many false claims.

The Fed Should Let Middle-Class Workers Prosper

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Yellen listens to a reporter's question during a news conference in Washington

And China should let free-markets set currency and stock prices.

Desperate Obama Ignores Law And Plays Politics On Guns

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
President Obama speaks at a forum in Fairfax, Virginia to discuss guns, Jan. 7, 2016. (Youtube)

The horrid mass killings which we all abhor did not occur because too many people owned guns.

Marxism Failed In The World, But Conquered Western Academia

Opinion | Philip Carl Salzman
Missouri Prof. Melissa Click confronting a reporter, Nov. 9, 2015. (Youtube screengrab via Mark Shierbecker)

Students now see themselves as defenders of Islam, along with all other non-Western cultures

Patents Are Private Property, Too

Opinion | James Edwards
The US Patent and Trademark Office is sh

This right to private property is made manifest in the tablets at Sinai, “Thou shalt not steal.”

The Ben Carson Flat Tax: A Prescription For A Pro-Growth Tax System

Opinion | Ben S. Carson
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition's Presidential Forum

Under my plan, personal taxes on income from capital gains, dividends and interest will disappear.

Cologne Won't Stop Merkel From Welcoming More Refugees

Opinion | Scott Greer
Angela Merkel REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Germany will just punish nationalists who criticize the policy instead

Hillary's 'Little Feminist' Presents A Nightmare Ideal For Children

Opinion | Scott Greer
Hillary Clinton's Newest Video Ad Features Cringeworthy 'Little Feminist' (Twitter)

Clinton’s pandering to the Left hit a new low this week

The Fundamentals Of The Postal Service Are Solid

Opinion | Fredric Rolando
Shutdown Still Working.JPEG

The Postal Service is operationally profitable — $1.2 billion in Fiscal Year 2015

How Car Data Can Save Time, Lives And Repairs -- Without Sacrificing Privacy

Opinion | Gary Shapiro
Google_driverless_car

Car companies should not be handcuffed by outdated government mandates to limit the sharing of this data.

Saudi Arabia Spending Millions On Public Relations To Spin Executions And Brutality

Opinion | Ronn Torossian
Shi'ites protest against the execution of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia, during a demonstration in Baghdad

The Saudis spend millions for years on public relations – it has been reported they spent over $100 million from 2000 to 2010

Playing Politics With Our National Defense Should Disqualify Candidates For President

Opinion | Rep. Chris Stewart
The U.S. Capitol building is seen before President Barack Obama arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)

As a former military officer, it’s difficult for me to imagine how anyone in Congress could vote against this critical piece of legislation.

Remembering The Forgotten Man At Christmas

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
Christmas Gifts Presents

A familiar peace has settled upon my home, yet something is missing.

What Will It Take To Fix The Border?

Opinion | John M. Ellis
Marco Rubio

Proposing to erect a wall while also keeping incentives to cross it in place is self-contradictory nonsense.

Lessons From The Ill-Advised Oregon Takeover, Part II

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Ryan Bundy sits in an office at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns Oregon

Christ did not recommend that people fight evil with evil. Rather he commanded them to overcome evil with good.

Should Workers Be Forced To Pay Union Fees, Or Be Fired? Yes, Says Kamala Harris.

Opinion | Mark Mix
California Attorney General Harris speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Policy Conference  in Washington

Harris: ‘Unions do have substantial latitude to advance bargaining positions that … run counter to the economic interests of some employees’

Time For A Second Look At John Kasich?

Opinion | J. G. Collins
Alleged maverick two-term Republican governor John Kasich doesn't exactly move the charisma needle. He talks too much about his dad being a mailman. He seems angry -- at his own party's voters. An establishment candidate with a chance of winning could probably do something useful with the two percent of the vote Kasich persistently gets in national GOP polls. (Photo: Getty Images/Robyn Beck)

On ISIS and the banks, he’s more conservative than you think

Where Tyranny Thrives: History Shows Obama's Push To Limit Gun Rights Is First Step To Genocide And Oppression

Opinion | Gayle Trotter
NRA 'Sees No Reason' To Participate In Obama's Town Hall On Gun Violence (Getty Images)

Mr. Obama wishes to act by fiat to impose new restrictions on gun rights targeting law-abiding citizens.

The Migrant Rape Culture The Political Elite Wishes Were Fake

Opinion | Scott Greer
A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova

Does ‘Refugees Welcome’ really mean ‘Rape Culture Welcome’?

South Carolina May Be Ground Zero For The 'Stop-Trump' Movement

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up his notes of a recent poll at a campaign rally in Claremont

In a party that increasingly relies on its population base in the South, what happens in the Palmetto State can be decisive

COULTER: Chris Matthews' Hillary Amnesia

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
MSNBC's Matthews And Hillary Clinton Team Up To Attack Donald Trump And Republican Party [screen shot MSNBC]

In Matthews’ defense, when it comes to Hillary, he isn’t the only one with amnesia about Team Clinton.

Gun Violence Is A Tragedy, But Emotions Shouldn't Override The Rule Of Law

Opinion | Zachary Yost
(Guns/Getty Images)

The Constitution and the rule of law are meant to ensure that individual rights remain secure

The Fight Over Common Core Ain't Over Yet

Opinion | Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins
Common Core opted out of in California

Common Core is a bellwether because the standards are demonstrably and fatally defective.

The Case For Christie

Opinion | Greg Jones
Chris Christie: Obama Is A 'Feckless Weakling' [screen shot CNN]

After your laughter subsides, and before you click the “back” button on your browser, hear me out.

Trump's Third-Party Revolution Is Already Here (& Worse Than Conservatives Predicted)

Opinion | Christopher Bedford
Donald Trump announcing that he is running for president. (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

The GOP is a changed party

Obama's Dream For Gun Control Would Take More Away Than Your Gun

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. Attorney General Lynch looks toward U.S. President Obama during a meeting with top law enforcement officials to discuss what executive actions he can take to curb gun violence, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

The president hopes his executive measure is a small step down the path of disenfranchising citizens

DHS Immigration Raids Reverse Policy of Deporting Felons, Not Families

Opinion | Hassan Ahmad
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen

For many people DHS seeks to target, deportation can and will be halted.

Who Would Win In A Saudi Arabia vs. Iran Showdown?

Opinion | Harold Hutchison
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir attends an interview with Reuters, in Riyadh

If a fight breaks out, expect the Saudis to get control of the air pretty quickly.

Gun Control By Presidential Decree?

Opinion | Stephen P. Halbrook
U.S. Attorney General Lynch looks toward U.S. President Obama during a meeting with top law enforcement officials to discuss what executive actions he can take to curb gun violence, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

The idea that the president can criminalize conduct not made a crime by Congress is anathema to democracy and the rule of law

World's First Organic GMO Opposed By Some GMO Executives

Opinion | Mischa Popoff
Employees stock shelves near a sign supporting non genetically modified organisms (GMO) at the Central Co-op in Seattle, Washington

Is there an actual reason – legal or scientific – why we shouldn’t make use of the organic industry’s rules to grow an organic GMO crop?

Gang Of Eight Defines Marco Rubio's Conservativism

Opinion | Scott Greer
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Rubio speaks at the Presidential Family Forum in Des Moines, Iowa

The Florida senator’s signature legislation is much more than a minor blemish

The 9th Circuit's Donor Privacy Case: Nixon In State Clothing

Opinion | Mark J. Fitzgibbons
California Attorney General Harris speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Policy Conference  in Washington

Private tax information is shielded not just against public disclosure, but against government officials handling it

The Clintons' Cosby Meltdown

Opinion | Roger Stone
Courtesy Roger Stone

Hillary is an accessory after the fact in all of Clinton’s sex crimes.

Three Reasons Oregon Standoff Is Different Than Black Lives Matter

| R.J. Caster
Media and satellite trucks are seen at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns

The top three observations being made by the left during the recent events in Oregon, and why they’re wrong

In 2015, Republicans Warmed Up To Energy Reform

Opinion | James Dozier
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks at a news conference to discuss the omnibus/tax extenders legislation and the first year of the 114th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington

Conservative progress on renewable energy reform is evident beyond Capitol Hill as well.

Will Democrats Go Down With Obama On Terrorism?

Opinion | J.T. Young
U.S. President Obama gestures as he holds his end of the year news conference at the White House in Washington

Democratic candidates are now facing a twofold question: Is terrorism Obama’s iceberg and how long can they afford to remain aboard?

Immigration Hypocrisy At The UN: When Does Our 'Xenophobia' Begin To Look Like Their Europhobia?

Opinion | Ian Smith
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is pictured during an interview with Reuters during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Le Bourget

Where the West receives “immigrants,” Westerners abroad will always be “expatriates.”

The Selective Racial Outrage Over Police Shootings

Opinion | Scott Greer
New York Police Department officers take part in a roll call as they wait for the beginning of New Year's Eve festivities in the Times Square area of New York December 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Apparently, not all police shootings are equal

Thank You, Mr. Trump -- Keep Attacking The Clintons

Opinion | Lanny Davis
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks to supporters at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa in Hilton Head Island

Here are four facts The Donald seems to have ignored

Diversity Dogma And The Quest For Quotafornia

Opinion | Lloyd Billingsley
university-california-berkeley

At some high schools in the Sacramento area, 90 percent of graduates will need remedial math and English in college.

Our Cyber Insecurity In 2015

Opinion | Gregory Keeley
The word 'password' is pictured on a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013. The Financial Times' website and Twitter feeds were hacked May 17, 2013, renewing questions about whether the popular social media service has done enough to tighten security as cyber-attacks on the news media intensify. The attack is the latest in which hackers commandeered the Twitter account of a prominent news organization to push their agenda. Twitter's 200 million users worldwide send out more than 400 million tweets a day, making it a potent distributor of news. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (GERMANY - Tags: CRIME LAW SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) - RTXZUYO

Cyber criminals compromised over 100 million health insurance records in 2015.

Is Bill Cosby A Christmas Gift For Mr. Trump?

Opinion | Arnold Steinberg
(Photo: Reuters)

Trump shrewdly lures Hillary and the media to dignify a dialogue he fully intends to escalate.

'The Party Formerly Known As Republican': My New Years Resolution

Opinion | Alan Keyes
gopbackground

The label lives, but like the name upon a tombstone, the living being it once referred to is gone

It's Time For A National Strategy On Fake IDs

Opinion | Max Bluestein
Iraq US Citizen Released.JPEG

It’s been almost 15 years since 9/11 and we still have not implemented the 9/11 Commission’s key recommendation

COULTER: The New York Times' Featured Syrian Refugee Of The Week

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

If anyone hates Syrians, it’s Kamal. He left his home to get 7,000 miles away from Syrians.

This Century's Martin Luther Has Arrived

Opinion | Foster Friess
Zuhdi Jasser

Do you think the Obama folks, particularly our State Department, will support or oppose it?

Why One Member Is Not Enough For Postal Board Of Governors

Opinion | Brian McNicoll
U.S. postal service trucks sit parked at the post office in Del Mar, California

The Postal Service truly does need the business acumen those board members bring.

The Post-Presidential Reagan You Never Knew

Opinion | Ben Elliott
"General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall." Former President Ronald Reagan works aboard Air Force One in 1986. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Craig Shirley masterfully captures each moment and event.

Bombing Terrorists With 'Opportunity' Only Makes Sense In Aladdin's Agrabah

Opinion | Scott Greer
Aladdin (Screencap)

Jihadis have plenty of empowerment and it won’t make them turn away from terror

Yes, I Believe Peyton Manning

Opinion | Lloyd Marcus
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning leaves the field after being defeated by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford

Peyton Manning is a hero; a promoter of values and excellence not by bloviating, but by simply being himself.

Cave To Iran

Opinion | Scoops Delacroix
President Barack Obama

Come to think of it, I liked the show better with the old guy in the lead.

Could The 'Gender Gap' Carry Republicans To Victory In 2016?

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Republican U.S. presidential candidates pose before the start of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

If the GOP’s enfant terrible can achieve this kind of breakthrough, imagine what his more mature rivals might achieve.

Islamic Society Of Boston Hosts Conference Keynoted By Preachers Who Promote Female Sex Slavery, Honor Killings, And Anti-Semitism

Opinion | Sam Westrop and Charles Jacobs
Source: Wikipedia

When will Massachusetts politicians reject this politics of hate and instead work with moderate Muslim groups?

New Security Laws Have Built-In Conflicts

Opinion | Alan Daley
The Blackphone, an Android software-based mobile which encrypts texts, voice calls and video chats, is displayed after being launched during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The U.S., UK, and EU all have new privacy regimes that don’t mesh

End America's 42-Year War On Wildlife

Opinion | Brian Seasholes
Desert Tortoise-Threat.JPEG

Common sense dictates that if you want endangered species and their habitat conserved, you reward it

Forward To Politics The Constitutional Way: Replace The GOP

Opinion | Alan Keyes
U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington December 10, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

It is not enough to disband or abandon the GOP.

Not Another 'Dear White America' Letter

Opinion | Scott Greer
A woman waves an American flag as she rides in an antique pickup truck through Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, during the annual Fourth of July Parade celebrating the country's Independence Day, in Barnstable, Massachusetts

National harmony won’t ensue by telling white people they’re inherently racist

Is Donald Trump Ending The War On Christmas?

Opinion | Foster Friess
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally in Grand Rapids

To some people in 21st century secular fundamentalist America, even a holiday is an excuse to make people walk on eggshells.

Pro-Amnesty Hawks Are In For A Rude Surprise

Opinion | Scott Greer
Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina addresses members of the media during a break at the E2 Summit at the Deer Valley Resort outside Park City, Utah

Unimpeded mass immigration may jeopardize support for foreign interventionism

The Only Thing To Fear Is Left-Wing Lecturing On Fear

Opinion | Scott Greer
Protestor Genoveva Castillos holds a sign outside of a political rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Dallas, Texas

President Obama accuses Trump of preying on working-class anxiety while ignoring liberal fear-mongering

COULTER: Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought To You By The FBI

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter

Kwanzaa emerged not from Africa, but from the FBI’s COINTELPRO.

Christmas Challenge To Leftists: Stop Appropriating Christian Culture

Opinion | Emily Jashinsky
Wider Image: Santa Claus is coming to town

If you regularly mock and denigrate our religion, as many on the left do on a daily basis, don’t celebrate our holiday.

How Is Putin's Russia Worse Than Saudi Arabia?

Opinion | Scott Greer
Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow

The hysteria over ‘journalist-kiiler’ Putin fails to remember the dismal records of America’s allies

Citizens United Allows Everyone To Air Their Grievances

Opinion | Brian Walsh
seinfeld_rect

Festivus means free speech for all of us

The Fed's Birthday -- Celebrate Or Denigrate?

Opinion | Robert P. Murphy
Yellen holds a news conference to announce raised interest rates in Washington

December 23 marks the 102nd birthday of our nation’s central bank.

The Department Of Transportation Wants To Revolutionize Our Cities -- Here's How To Do It Better

Opinion | Mark Lutter
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) and Attorney General Eric Holder hold a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Making our regulatory system opt out instead of mandatory would require a change in how we think about regulation.

False Notes From Wynton Marsalis Lead To A Divided City

Opinion | Ben Jones
A monument of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans (GettyImages)

‘I am one of those 70 million Americans whose forefathers fought for the Southern Cause.’

Can Republicans Win In A Post-Gay Marriage America?

Opinion | Terry Schilling
Hayes waits in line to win coveted seat in gallery to watch arguments in same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges, at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington

We have to beat them on Election Day, and we have to beat them badly.

Little Pajama Boy

Opinion | Scoops Delacroix
Ethan Krupp pajama boy YouTube screenshot/Listitude

‘Come they told me, pa rum pum pum pum’

Is Congress Too Broken To Pass Criminal Justice Reform?

Opinion | Kevin Ring
A jail cell on death row, where prison inmates await execution, is seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, is seen in a file photo taken September 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jenevieve Robbins/Texas Dept of Criminal Justice/Handout via Reuters

If it can’t manage that, it can’t do anything.

The FAA Joins The War On Christmas

Opinion | Eric Lieberman
A view of an exterior of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration in Aurora, Illinois, September 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

The federal government wants you to formally register your recreational flying machines

St. Nicholas: The Birth Of A Social Weapon

Opinion | Patrick Courrielche
Santa Clause having a beer. Getty Images.

The story of how (and why) New York City invented Santa Claus

Trump's Toxic Rhetoric Is Not Making America Great Again

Opinion | Asad Khan
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Mesa, Arizona

Trump has singlehandedly done more damage to U.S. prestige across the world than the Iraq invasion

Five Reasons The Omnibus Bill Is A Terrible Christmas Present To The American People

Opinion | Rep. Mark Sanford
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks alongside with Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray and Senate Minority Whip Richard "Dick" Durbin during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

I could go on with another fifty…

Tax Reform Makes Bad TV But Good Public Policy

Opinion | Pete Sepp
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 30: The Internal Revenue Service building is shown August 30, 2006 in Washington DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Our tax system today is a self-constructed barrier to economic growth.

Who Is The 'Personal Chef' Of Cardinal Donald Wuerl?

Opinion | George Neumayr
Supreme Court Red Mass.JPEG

How I was thrown out of two church events in one week, by police

Show Me the War: That Will End ISIS Money

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
Fighters of al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant carry their weapons during a parade at the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the border with Turkey January 2, 2014. Picture taken January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Yaser Al-Khodor

We know the ways and means to destroy the Islamic State. But we’re not doing it.

The Hidden Racism Of The New Star Wars

Opinion | Colin Fox
Star Wars records

I just hope our black Trooper isn’t the first good guy to bite the dust.

The Top Five Energy Stories Of 2015

Opinion | David Holt
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. Reuters/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY) - RTR4HO1E

In all, American drivers saved about $540 in 2015 thanks to the year-round low gas prices.

The Systems Works -- And Donald Trump Proves It

Opinion | Shaun McCutcheon
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks at a campaign event at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids

More money means more free speech

Ryan's Omnibus Is Not A Compromise -- It's Capitulation

Opinion | Scott Greer
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan.

The budget passed by Paul Ryan really is a ‘Christmas present for Donald Trump’

The Backlash Industry

Opinion | A.J. Caschetta
Attorney General Loretta Lynch attends the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Reception at the White House

Many of these purported backlash events are anecdotal. Most of the “assaults” are verbal.

Hearing On CFPB Bulk Data Collection Raises Consumer Safety Concerns

Opinion | Justin Sykes
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing

‘The Bureau is free to do whatever it wants within the broadest imaginable interpretation of its authority’

Jesse Jackson And The Rainbow PUSH Coalition Should Support Sessions And Other Immigration Patriots

Opinion | Ian Smith
The Reverend Jesse Jackson addresses Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella about diversity during the question and answer segment at the annual shareholders' meeting in Bellevue, Washington

Qualified African-Americans are affected when IT employers hire foreign professionals instead of them.

The GOP Presidential Field Abandons Fiscal Restraint At The Pentagon

Opinion | David Williams
Republican U.S. presidential candidates pose before the start of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

The United States is spending more on average now than we have at any time during the Cold War.

Donald Trump Would Make a Better Leader For Israel Than For The US

Opinion | Scott Krane
Trump Broaches Chinese-Level Of Censorship To Combat ISIS (screenshot: CNN)

Is this the 1960s civil rights movement revisited or are we knee deep in the third world war?

Felled By Elf On The Shelf, Saved By Big Pharma

Opinion | Michael C. Kerrigan
"Elf" (2003) - Buddy the Elf, raised by elves (obviously) at the North Pole, heads off to New York to find his real dad in this film, which is now also a Broadway musical.  While ridiculous at times, there are few things more fun than watching Will Ferrell bring Christmas cheer to jaded New Yorkers while pouring maple syrup on everything he eats.

‘So I couldn’t find the little Nordic fairy – not exactly the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand here.’

No One Likes A Sore Loser -- Especially When They're A Politician

Opinion | Scott Greer
Jeb Bush at Milwaukee debate Getty Images/Scott Olson

Some on the Right are demonstrating bad sportsmanship when it comes to Trump

New Poll Suggests Republicans Have A Real Opening With Latino Voters -- If They Can Figure Out How to Seize It

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
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It’s not “Hispandering,” just smart politics.

COULTER: These 13 Candidates Should Drop Out

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
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Why are Republicans talking about starting a war in Syria to stop Muslim immigrants from killing Americans in America?

I Don't Want Another Trumpistan

Opinion | Kashif Chaudhry
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to the media in the spin room following the U.S. Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

America could be headed down the path of a Trumpistan. I know because I have lived in one.

'We The People': Either We Wake Up Now, Or We Wake Up Dead!

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Radio show host Limbaugh speaks at a forum hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington

If and when that permanent subversion of their sovereignty is complete, the American people will awake, at last, in darkness.

In GOP Fight Night In Vegas, America Is The Real Winner

Opinion | Travis H. Brown
Republican U.S. presidential candidates pose before the start of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

Voters finally got the chance to see GOP candidates put in real ring time on vital matters of national security

The GOP Is Having An America First Moment

Opinion | Scott Greer
Trump: Cruz Has A 'Wonderful Temperament' [screen shot CNN]

Republican voters are growing weary of nation building

The Race Should Come Down To These 4 Candidates. Everyone Else Should Quit

Opinion | Jamie Weinstein
Republican U.S. presidential candidates Dr. Ben Carson, businessman Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz hold their hands over their hearts for the singing of the U.S. national anthem before the start of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

The field needs to winnow

Three Steps Toward Defeating ISIS That Are Better Than Those Heard At Last Night's Debate

Opinion | Harris Zafar
Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump responds to criticism from former Governor Jeb Bush as Senator Ted Cruz looks on during the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

We cannot solve extremism by resorting to extremism ourselves.

Russia's Attacks On NATO: U.S. Needs To Show Some Leadership

Opinion | Jason Katz
Turkish President Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey,

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s first trip following the incident with Russia was to Baku

On Immigration Reform: It's Ted Cruz 2005 Vs. Ted Cruz 2015

Opinion | Robert G. de Posada
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas

The senator’s current position is based entirely on polling data and political expediency.

Washington's Anti-Merger Agenda Threatens Pro-Consumer Deals

Opinion | David Williams
A shopping cart is seen outside a Staples office supplies store in the Chicago suburb of Glenview, Illinois

At present, the federal government is suing to block a deal between Office Depot and Staples

For Refugees, Its Hard Going Home

Opinion | Josh Hampson
A view of the site for registering refugees and migrants at the city of Mytilene

A simple desire to return the status quo ante is not enough to reassemble a broken country.

Ted Cruz's Bad Idea: Expel International Students From America

Opinion | Stuart Anderson
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a 2nd Amendment Coalition announcement at CrossRoads Shooting Sports in Johnston

The Cruz bill would turn a subpar immigration system into a disaster.