Opinion

Six Queer Arguments For Wedding-Cake Liberty

David Benkof
A wedding cake with statuettes of two men is seen during the demonstration in West Hollywood, California, May 15, 2008, after the decision by the California Supreme Court to effectively greenlight same-sex marriage. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

There is no epidemic of vindictive lesbian-hating bakers.

A Fight Trump Doesn't Need

Opinion | Robert Wasinger
TAORMINA, ITALY - MAY 26: (From L to R) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister Theresa May, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

President Trump needs to swiftly nominate another candidate as chair of the Ex-Im bank.

Even Trump Can't Make Goldman Sachs Popular

Ann Coulter | Ann Coulter

Trump needs to ‘stay the hell away’ from those liberal elites that he railed against during his campaign.

Most Cops Don't Get Convicted Of Killing For Good Reason

Opinion | Ron Hosko
Police uniform on the back of policeman, Ivan Kokoulin/shutterstock_638260507

Very often it’s because of a fundamental lack of evidence to support those results.

Energy Week Is About America's Energy Future

Opinion | Christopher Horner
An oil rig drilling a well at sunrise near Midland, Texas

We have a bright path ahead if Washington can unleash the resources needed for energy independence.

Just Repeal -- Then Replace

Opinion | Edward Lulie
A Miami sign directing people to where they can sign up for Obamacare, before the Feb. 15 deadline. Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

We can win this battle, but listening to the left and the media just wastes time.

Immigrants, The Army and Deportation

Opinion | Raoul Lowery-Contreras
This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices. Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. Staff/AFP/Getty Images.

‘The military, like nature, abhors a vacuum.’

The Supreme Court Muddles Up Property Rights

Opinion | James Burling & Johh Groen
Court gavel (Shutterstock/Andrey_Popov)

By failing to strike down anti-property regulations, the Court has failed citizens.

Et Tu, Mueller?

Opinion | John Griffing

To paraphrase Mark Antony, ‘Honor should be made of more honorable stuff’

I Went To Milo's Party And I'm So Glad I Did

Opinion | James Merse
Milo Yiannopoulos Getty Images/Drew Angerer

From one gay conservative outcast to another – thank you Milo, for reminding me that I don’t have to stay silent anymore.

The Fourth of July Has Lost Meaning Of Freedom

Opinion | Ron Hart
July Fourth celebrations moved up a month

In the era of big government, the meaning of ‘freedom’ has changed.

Democratic Rep: Citing Uncomfortable Data Is White Privilege

Opinion | Scott Greer
Cedric Richmond

Add another thing to the growing list of things considered racist

Jewish Feminism Should Declare Bankruptcy

Opinion | David Benkof

Zionism, Western Wall controversies are symptoms of a failed ideology.

Why Is The Black Bachelorette Using Racism To Add Drama?

US | Amber Randall
'The Bachelorette': Two Frontrunners Emerge for Rachel Lindsay (Entertainment Tonight/YouTube Screenshot)

‘Plays the race card’

Minimum Wage: You Want Jobs With That?

Opinion | David Benkof
Computer terminals called kiosks line the counter at a McDonalds restaurant in the Denver suburb of Littleton, Colorado July 10, 2003. The system which uses touch screens for customers to make their selections is being tested in the Denver area and could become standard at many of McDonald's worldwide locations. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

McDonald’s cashiers are the latest victims of wishful-thinking “living wage” laws.

Energy Week: The Importance Of Unrestricted Energy

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

With correct and deliberate deregulation, the United States can decrease its dependence on foreign oil.

UC Chancellor Spends Taxpayer Money To Punish Republicans

Opinion | Jeffrey Weiner
LOS ANGELES, CA/USA - MAY 25, 2015: Entrance sign to UCLA campus. UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.

Recent political events show that it is in the courts that these battles will be won and lost.

Liberal Moms Not Happy That Scott Pruitt Vows To Clean Up Radioactive Landfill

Opinion | Crystal Wright

The histrionics over the EPA director’s plan are more about politics than health concerns.

Media Credibility Takes Hit After SCOTUS Ruling On Travel Restrictions

Opinion | Will Ricciardella
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: A flag flys outside the U.S. Supreme Court after it was announced that the court will allow a limited version of President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court will consider the case of the president's power on immigration in the fall but in the meantime agreed to allow a limited ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

‘Overreaction and hysteria’

What's The Matter With Election Spending?

Opinion | Joe Albanese
Judge Money Gavel (Shutterstock/AVN Photo Lab)

Political spending is political speech. Period.

The Energy Secretary Is Right On Climate Change

Opinion | Tom Harris
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is sworn in before testifying at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on his nomination to be Energy secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

More politicians need Perry’s courage

Amazon Is Trying To Sell You Everything (Don't Let It)

Opinion | Roy Pierson

Amazon sells convenience, leaving scorched earth behind in the form of empty Main Street storefronts.

Venezuela Today, Saudi Arabia Tomorrow

Opinion | Keith Naughton
Oil refinery emissions at sunset by Mikael Miettinen on Flickr

No state can postpone reckoning for its economic sins forever.

Personnel is Policy; Keep An Eye On The Special Counsel's Staff

Opinion | John Linder

The Deep State is more entrenched than ever.

Republicans Are Good, But Not Inevitable

Opinion | Maxwell Anderson

The time for celebration is over. It is time to produce results.

The American Architects Of The South African Catastrophe

Opinion | Ilana Mercer
Demonstrators take part in a protest calling for the removal of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma in Durban, South Africa, April 7, 2017. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

In contrast to what South Africa became, the United States is a country where the constitution thwarts the tyranny of the majority

Is Team Jihad Here To Stay?

Opinion | Matthew Vadum
Linda Sarsour (Getty Images)

We must confront the growing threat of Islamofascism or the freedoms we love could be lost forever.

Google Takes YUGE Step Toward Making Americans Employed Again

Opinion | Chuck Muth
Zurich, Switzerland - 20 April, 2016: Google sign on the wall of the Google office building. Google is a multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. [Denis Linine / Shutterstock, Inc.]

The tech giant is putting the power of its search engine in the hands of job seekers.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Warns The World Against... Geert Wilders

Opinion | Diana West
Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Dutch parliamentarian, gestures as she speaks at the European Parliament in Brussels February 14, 2008. (REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

There is a real discomfort among progressives calling out the backwards views of mainstream Islam.

Personnel is Policy. Keep An Eye On The Special Counsel's Staff

Opinion | John Linder
Robert Mueller (Getty Images)

Robert Mueller, who is investigating Trump, is stacking his team with Democrats.

Universal Basic Income Is A Lazy Solution To The Oncoming Labor Crisis

Opinion | Tyler Grant
Crumpled money on a pile of new $100 dollar bills. [Shutterstock - GrashAlex]

We need to promote ingenuity, not handouts.

SCOTUS Approves Parts Of Trump's Travel Ban, But Is It Enough?

Opinion | James Merse
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: U.S. President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump walk toward Marine One before departing from the White House on June 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is traveling to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Trump will visit Waukesha County Technical College and also appear at a political fundraiser. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The warning signs of Islamic terrorism are written in blood all over Europe.

Never-Trumpers Infected By Fake News

Opinion | Lloyd Marcus
U.S. President Donald Trump concludes remarks to reporters during his meeting with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS17W6B

Leftists’ narrative that Trump is a racist hurting blacks is a flat out lie.

Administrative State Idealism Vs. The Real World

Opinion | Randall Turner
Regulations courtesy of Shutterstock

Intelligent compromises can reduce punitive regulatory requirements that individuals and businesses must contend with.

EU Biased Against US Tech Firms? Or Just Tech Envy?

Opinion | Alan Daley
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - OCTOBER 24: European Union flags are pictured outside the European Commission building. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Dominance is always on the mind of EU regulators.

Regime Change In Iran Is Increasingly Attainable

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

The Trump administration has moved Iran policy in the right direction, but more needs to be done.

The Left Should Take A Page From U2's Anti-Trump Playbook

Opinion | Katie Frates
Bono of U2 performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

‘Whoever you voted for, you are welcome here. We will find common ground.’

Now Everybody Hates Megyn Kelly

Opinion | Scott Greer
Screen Shot Megyn Kelly Interviews Alex Jones (NBC: June 11, 2017)

They liked her when she was at Fox and irritating Trump. Now they can’t stand her at NBC

The GOP Needs Honesty In Healthcare Bills

Opinion | Joanne Butler
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

When it comes to replacing Obamacare, Congress should follow Trump’s risk-taking example.

Is America Really Coming Apart, As Charles Murray Suggests?

Opinion | Jeff Deist
Government red tape concept and American bureaucracy symbol as an icon of the flag of the United States with the red stripes getting tangled in confusion as a metaphor for political inefficiency. (Shutterstock/ Lightspring)

Surely divorce, in whole or in part, is better than an abusive marriage.

Europe Is Trying To Ban A Sunscreen Ingredient -- And The U.S. Cannot Follow Suit

Opinion | Joseph Perrone

The U.S. often takes its regulatory cues from Europe, but this time we should make an Amerexit.

The Free-Market Concern With Warren's Hearing Aid Proposal

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan
Senator Elizabeth Warren turns up her nose (Photo: JONATHAN ERNST/ REUTERS)

‘Senator Warren has never met a market she hasn’t wanted to control’

Those Who Erase Their History Are Condemned To Forget It

Opinion | David Krayden
A 60 ft (18 m) tall monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee towers over a traffic circle in New Orleans, Louisiana June 24, 2015. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday morning called for the replacement of the statue. (REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman)

What makes the current age so all-consumingly arrogant that it believes it can dismiss the past with a wave of its hand?

Will Kevin Brady Punish Investors With Tax "Reform?"

Opinion | Andrew Langer

Ending carried interest is ‘nothing short of a massive tax increase that would damage the economy’ and private investment.

Strike Up the Band: Tyranny Is Coming To Your Town

Opinion | Ed Brodow
Internet censorship causes a battle between freedom of speech and fighting terrorism. [Shutterstock - zoff]

European countries jail people for politically incorrect social media posts. It could happen here, too.

My Dad's Left Hand - Part 2

Opinion | John Conlin
FILE PHOTO -- A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access adorns the bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake/File Photo

‘This collective insanity is ultimately based on an obvious misunderstanding of human life.’

Leaked HHS Interim Final Rule Proves Women's Rights And Conscience Can Coexist

Opinion | Rep. Diane Black

The HHS must publish this rule to ensure that religious organizations and family businesses can live according to their beliefs.

Russia And Trump Are Only Half Of The Story

Opinion | Justin Amler
MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 10: Presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures after Carly Fiorina says she met with Russian President Putin at a one on one meeting, during the Republican Presidential Debate sponsored by Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal at the Milwaukee Theatre. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Terrorism Is Not The Enemy

Opinion | Gary Bauer
Muslims hold placards as they march towards the U.S. embassy in London May 6, 2011. On the frontline of the war against terrorism -- and Britain is undoubtedly a frontline -- private initiatives hint at the failure of state-sponsored efforts to counter jihad. Almost six years on from a massive coordinated terror attack on London's transport system, the main nationwide programme to deter young men from extremism still hasn't moved past mistrust and suspicion. Picture taken May 6, 2011. To match Special Report BRITAIN-MUSLIMS/RADICALS REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

The political establishment of Europe and the United States needs to come to this realization.

Washington Holds Guam Back, Despite Not Knowing Where It Is

Opinion | Dennis Lennox

Bad policy is preventing high-paying jobs from coming to the U.S. territory.

Media Attempts to Omit Legal Status Of Man Arrested For Murder Of Muslim Girl

Opinion | Will Ricciardella
(Screen shot/abcnews.go.com)

Muslims feel under siege