Opinion

The Weekly Standard Should Apologize For Its Anti-Catholic Ad

Opinion | Mary Powers
A woman displays a plastic fetus as she takes part to a demonstration to protest against the government's law about abortion on October 17, 2009 in Madrid. (PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholics for Choice is possibly the most astroturfed organization of all time, and The Weekly Standard gave them a platform.

Read This Book Before You Go To War (You Too, Ladies)

Opinion | Katie Frates
Breakfast with the Dirt Cult book cover (Credit: Samuel Finlay)

An American boy’s tale of love and heartbreak, war and peace, from Oklahoma to Afghanistan and back again

A Nation Held Hostage In The Heart of Europe

Opinion | Andrei Năstase
Police stand guard as Moldovan citizens residing in Russia queue outside a polling station during a parliamentary election at the Moldovan embassy in Moscow

If the international community does not act, Moldova may soon turn into a hub of international crime and a prison for its own citizens.

From Politics To Prayer

Opinion | David Luchins
The dome of the U.S. Capitol is seen as a man walks past flags flying at half staff at the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington November 16, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The divisive nature of contemporary politics has spread into the Jewish Community, where the loudest, most partisan voices tend to drown out reasoned discussion.

Clinton's Russia Fiction

Opinion | Scott Wheeler
Vladimir Putin (Getty Images)

Only now that Clinton needs to use Putin as a foil against her opponent does she express concern about Russia.

How Political Correctness Is Sabotaging Our War Against Jihad

Opinion | Dr. William Kilpatrick
An Islamic State flag hangs amid electric wires over a street in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Muslim terrorists all over the world believe in Allah’s command to wage jihad against unbelievers. We can’t be blind to this.

The EPA's "Power Plan" Is An Unlawful Power Grab

Opinion | Marlo Lewis
Environmental Protection Agency

The EPA’s Power Plan will seriously undermine the rule of law, federalism, and the separation of powers.

How Reddit Ruined The Hillary Clinton Campaign

Opinion | Jeffrey Marty
Hillary Clinton discussing her email server. Youtube screen grab

The actions of “Stonetear” could become a modern-day equivalent of Watergate in this campaign.

EXCLUSIVE: I Worked With David Brock -- He Illegally Obtained Phone Records

Opinion | Mark Paoletta
David Brock

Media Matters wants to sue Fox News for allegedly committing the very same crime that David Brock himself did.

Jury Awards Significant Damages Against Big Labor's Defamation Campaign

Opinion | Heather Greenaway
mox worker

Other businesses who’ve faced similar intimidation and smear campaigns on the part of union bosses should be encouraged to fight back.

The Solar Industry Cashes In On Government Subsidies

Opinion | Chris Millis
U.S. President Obama inspects solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas

In some states, subsidies for solar facilities are more than double the facilities’ actual costs.

Weiner Again

Opinion | David Lawrence
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:  Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces his resignation June 16, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The resignation comes 10 days after the congressman admitted to sending lewd photos of himself on Twitter to multiple women.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What a sad, sick crew — Hillary, Weiner, Huma and Bill.

Debunking The Gulen-Erdogan Relationship

Opinion | Hakan Yesilova
Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

Fethullah Gülen is not Erdoğan’s biggest threat, nor was he ever his chief ally.

COULTER: Trump Busts Muslim Protection Racket

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter
New York Governor and Mayor Tour Explosion Site in New York

Trump is the only politician in 50 years to say, “Immigration security is national security.” The media won’t listen. But the voters are listening.

On God's Creation And The Tautology Of Being

Opinion | Alan Keyes
A cross on an underground Catholic church is silhouetted in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

No matter what they do, none of the philosophers who pretend to give an exposition of human understanding have ever found a starting place for thought that escapes the primacy of being itself.

A Second Opinion On Hillary's Health

Opinion | Gerard Gianoli
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leaves her daughter's apartment building after resting on September 11, 2016, in New York

As a physician – and a voter – I expect nothing less than Clinton’s full health records.

Despite Its Controversial Republican Governor, Maine Is Beginning To Trend Trump

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Republican U.S. Presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine

A surprise loss in the state could cost Hillary Clinton the election.

Dear Never Trump

Opinion | P. H. Guthrie
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., September 16, 2016

Assume that every rumored or known negative about Trump is true. They still don’t matter.

Registration, Confiscation, Arrest

Opinion | Stephen P. Halbrook
Man examines a gun during an exhibition. Source: Shutterstock/DmyTo

Europeans are pushing back against the restrictions, but they don’t have a Second Amendment on their side.

The Alt-Right And The Death Of Conservatism

Opinion | Moses Apostaticus
Visitors stand next to the ruins of the 5th century B.C.

The alt-right is edgier than conservatism. It is more aggressive and assertive. That’s the point.

America Is Drowning In Terrorist Cells

Opinion | Bryan Crabtree
Scene of the Chelsea bombing. (J.P. Carroll/The Daily Caller News Foundation)

At minimum, we must temporarily stop Middle Eastern immigrants and refugees from entering this country.

The Dakota Access Pipeline And Rule Of Law

Opinion | Brian McNicoll
Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, California, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Does making points with extremists count for more than rule of law? We’re about to find out, and we may well not like the answer.

The More Things Change...

Opinion | Paul H. Yarbrough
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he arrives at a barbecue restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Donald Trump is just another Republican that can be explained as a veiled FDR-style ideologue.

Checks And Balances Require That The IRS Chief Be Impeached

Opinion | Adam Brandon
IRS Commissioner John Koskiner,

It’s not just conservative groups seeking vindication — a majority of Americans believe John Koskinen should be held responsible for his actions.

Hillary's Basket Of Tax Hikes

Opinion | Toni-Anne Barry
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts after speaking at a campaign event at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria.

Hillary Clinton has made it clear what she will do if elected President: Raise taxes on Americans across the board and use the funds to increase the size of government.

The Abraham Lincoln-Thomas Jefferson Airport Act Of 2016

Opinion | Chuck Muth
A United Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport (Getty Images)

Conservatives should offer their own thoughtful and distinctly conservative proposals for dealing with our various infrastructure needs.

Hollywood Still Doesn't Understand Politics

Opinion | Keith Naughton
Creator and executive producer Jill Soloway (R) and actress Lisa Edelstein pose at a screening of Season Two of Amazon's Original Series "Transparent" in West Hollywood, California November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

While Trump is carelessly compared to Hitler, Clinton’s own campaign strategy is explicitly tribal in nature, dependent on a dominant vote from a collection of ethnic groups.

Hey, Obama -- When's My Healthcare Cost Going Down By $2,500?

Opinion | Ron Hart
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about health insurance marketplace enrollments and the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

With the death of fair journalism, politicians can now do what they like without consequences.

HHS Says States Must Give Federal Dollars To Abortion Providers

Opinion | Rep. Joe Pitts
A woman displays a plastic fetus as she takes part to a demonstration to protest against the government's law about abortion on October 17, 2009 in Madrid. (PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

HHS Says States Must Give Federal Dollars To Abortion Providers

When It Comes To Environmental Extremism, Anything Goes

Opinion | David Schnare
Environmental protesters. (Steve Birr/TheDCNF)

When It Comes To Environmental Extremism, Anything Goes

Hillary Clinton: The Big Banks Are With Her

| Roger Stone
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and CEO of Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein onstage during the fourth day of the Clinton Global Initiative's 10th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on September 24, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton claims’s she looking out for the American people, but her track record suggests that she’s really looking out for Wall Street.

Feminist Mother Publicly Shames Her Teenage Boys -- With The Help Of The Media

Opinion | Suzanne Venker
Reddit Explodes After WaPost Runs 16 Anti-Bernie Stories ... In 16 Hours (Getty Images)

Feminist Jody Allard chastised her sons in The Washington Post for ideological heresy. Dig a little deeper, and you’ll find that she’s not mentally well.

Moving School Choice Outside The Government Box

Opinion | David Anderson
Georgia charter schools. Photo - georgiatipsheet.com

Once K–12 education is back at the state level, we need as few as one state successfully privatizing to help the other states see their way toward education freedom.

Confessions Of A Wall Street Whistleblower

Opinion | Richard Lawless
The Government Development Bank (GDB)in San Juan Puerto Rico

It’s clear who the bad actors in the Puerto Rican debt crisis are, but the government and press continue to do nothing.

Hillary Feels The Johnson

Opinion | Bruce Majors
Libertarian presidential candidate Johnson listens as his running mate vice presidential candidate Weld speaks at a campaign rally in Boston REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Polls show that Johnson is serving as an electoral oasis for independents and Democrats who normally vote for the most liberal candidate, but feel that Hillary Clinton is morally compromised.

For Dr. Oz, Pseudoscience Trumps Reality

Opinion | Joseph Perrone
Donald Trump and Dr. Oz

Yet by appearing on his show, Trump legitimizes Dr. Oz and his crackpot theories.

When American Citizens No Longer Matter

Opinion | Ken Hoagland
President Barack Obama with a solemn face while delivering a speech at the Charlotte Convention Center

The last seven years of the Obama administration has fundamentally changed the agreement between citizens and their government.

Tax Cuts, King Dollar & Growth: From JFK, To Reagan, To Trump

| Larry Kudlow
Ronald Reagan on Fargo

Trump has taken a gigantic step toward restoring prosperity with his tax-cut-centered fiscal policy.

Who Would Benefit The Most If Donald Trump Were Assassinated?

Opinion | J. C. Peters
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., September 16, 2016

For those who inhabit the top one-tenth of the top one percent, Trump’s economic vision would be disastrous.

Advantage: Georgia

Opinion | Richard Weitz
Georgian servicemen stand in front of U.S. military vehicles upon the joint U.S.-Georgian exercise Noble Partner 2016 in Vaziani

Besides its critical position on Russia’s southern flank, Georgia offers Western countries a front-line partner in addressing security issues related to Iran, Turkey, and the Armenia-Azerbaijan dispute.

All Of Hollywood Should Hate Net Neutrality -- And Now They're Starting To See Why

Opinion | Seton Motley
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.

Companies like Netflix, Google and Amazon get to use unlimited amounts of bandwitdh — absolutely free of charge.

Trump's Polling "Surge" Is Turning into a "Wave"

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
Donald Trump on Dr. Oz (Fox)

Two weeks ago, some pundits began talking about a Trump “surge.” Suddenly, that surge is looking like a full-fledged “wave.”

The Government Thinks There Are 32 Million Illiterate People In America

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

The folks with the highest level of illiteracy in this country must be the economists who think that higher tax rates generate great economic growth.

A Response To RedState

Opinion | Mary Powers
Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser (R) speaks to members of the media in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as lead counsel Michael Carvin (L) looks on April 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

For a “pro-life” publication to openly call another leader “spineless” for taking a stand despite the reservations of others is in fact that: spineless.

Will Trump Quit... After He Wins?

| Brian J. Wise
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., September 16, 2016

Why would he want to leave the comfort of his Manhattan office, making his own schedule and running his own empires in order to take on the massive responsibility of running a nation?

Defeating ISIS And Embracing Operational Ambiguity

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
U.S. Marines from the 1st Marine Division return from a six-mile march February 15, 2003 near the Iraqi border in Kuwait. The Marines continue to prepare for a possible military strike against Iraq. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

In the long term, it is not the responsibility of the United States to reconcile all opposing factions in the Middle East, but to manage the chaos in a manner that fulfills our national security interests.

The Iran Deal Echo Chamber Strikes Back

Opinion | Jonathan Greenberg
Women walk near the arches of Sio-se Pol (Thirty-three Arch Bridge) over Zayand-e Rud river in Isfahan ahead of the March 14 parliament elections in this picture taken March 11, 2008. The Zayand-e Rud river which was built in the 17th century, has been dammed to ensure adequate flowing water during the Iranian new year holiday which is celebrated on the first day of spring. Picture taken March 11, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (IRAN)

The Iran deal has totally changed the political and economic reality on the ground — to our strategic disadvantage.

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Can Be Easily Resolved

Opinion | Andrew Kevorkian
An ethnic Armenian soldier stands next to a cannon at the artillery positions near Nagorno-Karabakh's town of Martuni

If the “Armenian Lobby” is so effective, how is it that America hasn’t changed sides and taken up the Armenian cause and enforced a solution?

When Politicans Play Doctor, Patients Always Lose!

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo

Government policies have created the problematic pricing issues we face today.

You Can Feel Good About Israel's $38 Billion

Opinion | Scott Krane
A girl is seen through an Israeli flag during a demonstration against a court decision to demolish housing units in the Jewish settlement of Beit El, outside the Supreme Court in Jerusalem July 8, 2015. Israel's Supreme Court ruled that 24 housing units, built on Palestinian owned land, be razed by July 30, according to local media. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The money that the US gave to Israel is not a gift: it’s a loan that will be used to buy from American companies.