Opinion

Hookstead's Hot Take: Okay, Olympics, Let's Ignore Gender Entirely

Opinion | David Hookstead
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It’s the right thing to do for equality

Stem Cell Therapy: The Best Kept Secret In Medicine

Opinion | David Prentice
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Adult stem cells — those not dependent on the destruction of embryos — are the true gold standard for treating patients. So why does the media ignore and disparage such therapies?

The Hypocrisy Of The Black Lives Matter Movement & The Southern Poverty Law Center

Opinion | Ken Blackwell
Black Lives Matter Getty Images/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS

The Hypocrisy Of The Black Lives Matter Movement & The Southern Poverty Law Center

Trump's Outreach To African-Americans Isn't Pandering -- It's Strategy

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
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A shift of 85,000 black votes to Trump in a state like Ohio could make all the difference.

Follow The Money Trail: The DNC May Have Sold Access To Elected Officials

Opinion | Shaun McCutcheon
A voter arrives to cast their ballot in the Wisconsin presidential primary election at a voting station in Milwaukee

The Democratic Party is quick to talk about money in politics. But leaked DNC emails suggest that federal officials on the Obama administration’s payroll were selling access to policymakers.

On The Breitbart-Bannon-Trump Controversy

Opinion | Christian Hartsock
Conservative journalist Andrew Breitbart speaks at a news conference prior to U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner in New York

When I hear mutual friends and colleagues of Andrew Breitbarts’ purporting to channel him from the grave, that immediately disbars their credibility as far as I’m concerned.

Republican Blame-Gamers Join The Misguided, Self-Defeating NeverTrumpers

Opinion | Gayle Trotter
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Conservatives need to realize that high-profile attacks against Donald Trump ultimately benefit Hillary Clinton.

The First Among Firsts: The Advantages of A Deceased Candidate

Opinion | Roger Banks
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The First Among Firsts: The Advantages of A Deceased Candidate

The Intelligence Community Can Get It Wrong For Avoidable Reasons

Opinion | Daniel DePetris
President Bush speaks to reporters after participating in briefings at the NSA at Fort Meade in Maryland

The taxpayers who provide the intelligence community with hundreds of billions of dollars every year didn’t get the blunt, honest truth.

Obama's Ransom Payment To Iran Opened The Door To Future Hostage Crises

Opinion | Rep. Bill Johnson
Iranian documentary shows a pallet of cash sent to Iran from the U.S. Source: YouTube Screengrab

The Obama administration rapidly changed its story on the Iran hostage payment and rapidly undermined American credibility.

Hookstead's Hot Take: Obama Should Have Sent The Military To Rescue Our Swimmers

Opinion | David Hookstead
Hookstead's Hot Take (Credit: Getty Images, Shutterstock)

It was the right call

The White House Is Using The SEC To Crack Down On Fossil Fuels

Opinion | R.J. Lehmann
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Congress didn’t want to buy what Obama was selling, so now the president is trying to legislate through federal agencies.

Common Sense Is Not A Color-Based Characteristic

Opinion | James T. Harris
A playground is seen behind a locked gate at Woods Elementary Math & Science Academy in Chicago in this file photo

Liberals use the Uncle Tom slur to silence conversations they don’t like, such as the impact of single motherhood on the black community.

Politics Leads To Unintended Consequences In National Parks

Opinion | Jordan Lofthouse
File photo of a herd of bison grazing in the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park

When bureaucrats try play god and plan an ecosystem, things will go wrong.

What A Vermont Carbon Tax Means For The State -- And The Nation

Opinion | Bradley Wyatt
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The carbon tax is an ideologically driven regulation in search of a problem that does not exist.

You Should Never Stay Home On Election Day

Opinion | Ben Collins
A voter arrives to cast their ballot in the Wisconsin presidential primary election at a voting station in Milwaukee

Don’t underestimate the power of the legislative branch. Those who don’t vote in congressional elections live under laws created by those who do.

In Venezuela, Reality Comes Crashing

Opinion | Robert Mariani
People line up to try to buy toilet paper and diapers outside a pharmacy in Caracas

Reality is the water and ideology is the dam. Guess which one will eventually fail?

Minimum Wage Hikes Mean Major Job Losses

Opinion | Michael J. Webert
union & labor activists gathered along Varick Street to urge the NY Wage Board on its first ever meeting to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Shutter stock)

Increasing the minimum hourly wage here in Virginia would adversely impact small businesses.

The Anti-"Keep It In The Ground" Campaign

Opinion | David Holt
Two women carrying a installation asking to keep fossil fuels in the ground during the Jobs,Justice and Climate rally on July 5, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (arindambanerjee / Shutterstock.com)

By all accounts, advancements in fossil fuel energy production transported by pipelines have been a win-win for Americans. Yet no one is talking about it.

The flaw, fatal to liberty, in Trump's anti-terror ideology

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally on January 26, 2016 in Marshalltown, Iowa

Since he acknowledges that the invasion of Iraq achieved “gains”, does Mr. Trump thus tacitly admit that his opposition to the intervention was a mistake?