Importing Terrorism and Other American Values
Americans keep being hectored to take "refugees" from terrorist-producing countries because to do otherwise would be "a betrayal of our values," as President Obama said on Monday.
The Giving Of Thanks
Its Thanksgiving, so happy Thanksgiving.
10 Tips to Survive Today's College Campus, or: Everything You Need to Know About College Microaggressions
When students protesting "microaggressions" took over an administrative building at Occidental College in California, they issued 14 demands.
Washington’s First Thanksgiving and the Foundation of Free Speech
In September of 1789, a scant six months after the first legislative session in our nation's history convened, Congress passed a resolution recommending a national day of thanks.
A Country to Give Thanks For
With all this trouble, tragedy and unhappiness around the world and at home, it's easy to forget the good things we have. Sometimes it takes an immigrant to remind us how lucky we Americans are.
John Kasich's Bad Idea
Conservatives are supposed to be against big government and opposed to the left's belief that problems can and should be solved by Washington.
Jackie Gingrich Cushman:
Give More Thanks, and Pass the Mayonnaise
While a few members of my extended family celebrate Thanksgiving as a prelude to the sales that follow Thanksgiving, I think of it as the day before the turkey leftovers.
Debra J. Saunders:
I Am Thankful for You, Valued Reader
Earlier generations believe that male enlistment in the military had an equalizing effect; wars brought men from all classes together to fight for a common cause.
The 'Get Trump' Show Will Fail
Much like the 1960s comedy "Get Smart," GOP establishment operatives and candidates have formed their own version of "KAOS," the evil organization that continually tried to "get" Agent Maxwell Smart.
Watts Love Got To Do With It? Everything
Thanksgiving is an outward act of inner gratitude. This holiday is more than pumpkins, turkeys, and commercially hyped Black Fridays.
Turkeys We’re Not Thankful For
To commemorate Thanksgiving and garner First Family photo ops presidents often host Rose Garden ceremonies, where they pardon a turkey, before sitting down to dine on one of its cousins.
Giving Thanks. No, for Real
It's Thanksgiving weekend, so let me suggest that you do something you may never have done before on this occasion: Give thanks.
Presidential Petulance and the Washington Post
Last week, on November 16th, our dear leader, President Barack Obama stumbled a bit while meeting reporters in Antalya, Turkey where he was attending a Group of 20 summit meeting.
The Return of a 47-Year-Old Headline
I was thumbing through an old magazine over the weekend. It was 47 years old to be exact, and I came across a surprisingly prescient piece entitled wittily, "The Arab, the Jew, and the Pickle."
The Real Threats to Our Liberty
It's a predictable tradition for columnists to offer things for which we ought to be thankful on Thanksgiving. High on that list is usually our liberty and the freedom and prosperity we enjoy here in the United States.
Justin Haskins :
Opponents Attack Rubio for Supporting Vocational Programs, But Facts Are on His Side
One of the most memorable moments of the November 10 Republican debate came when Florida Sen. Marco Rubio lamented the collapse of vocational training in America.
Thanksgiving 2015: Pleasure at the Pump
One of the big news stories above the fold this week is how motorists are thrilled with the lowest gasoline prices for Thanksgiving week since 2008. Across over half the nation, gasoline is below $2.00 per gallon, and expected to drop even more between now and years end.
In Defense of Valet Parking at Taco Bell, and My Hometown
What kind of a native son would I be if I didn't come to the defense of my beloved childhood home of Walnut Creek, as the city is mocked nationwide for hosting the only Taco Bell in the nation to offer valet parking?
It’s Time to Give Up My Walkman for an iPod
The Left delights in their moral superiority about shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
A Thanksgiving Meditation
At the Thanksgiving table few of us are likely to express thankfulness for hard work -- but thats what Ecclesiastes recommends. Heres wisdom from Chapter 5: What I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun.
The Pilgrims and the U.S. Constitution
As we get ready to celebrate another Thanksgiving, there's one more thing to be grateful to God for---the U.S. Constitution and the political freedom it has brought.
It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly? It is saying the same thing in different words.
Have a Happy, Politics-Free Thanksgiving
Many people naturally assume that since I work in political journalism, I must breathe, drink and eat politics 24/7/365 -- including on the Thanksgiving holiday.
The thought of it gives me indigestion.
Walter E. Williams:
Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and some other colleges demonstrate an ongoing ignorance and/or contempt for the principles of free speech. So let's examine some of those principles by asking: What is the true test of one's commitment to free speech?