Debra J. Saunders

Posted August 02, 2015

"The price of a college education should never be the risk of a sexual assault," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., told a Senate hearing Wednesday.

Posted July 30, 2015

When South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill to boot the Confederate flag from State House grounds earlier this month, it was a beautiful moment -- if decades late.

Posted July 28, 2015

Voters in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia think Hillary Clinton is not honest or trustworthy.

Posted July 26, 2015

Last year, CNN's "Death Row Stories" ran an episode about a California woman convicted of first-degree murder and then freed when a federal judge overturned the verdict because prosecutors had withheld evidence.

Posted July 23, 2015

July 1 was one of those evenings when you feel blessed to be in San Francisco, especially if you are strolling along Pier 14.

Posted July 19, 2015

The most recent time I had seen Jeb Bush speak in San Francisco was in January, when he addressed the National Automobile Dealers Association.

Posted July 16, 2015

San Francisco is not likely to change its ill-conceived sanctuary-city policy because City Hall must bow to progressives who don't believe in deporting undocumented immigrants with serious criminal records.

Posted July 14, 2015

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 46 federal drug offenders Monday. In his first term, Obama issued one meager commutation; he was arguably the stingiest modern president when it came to the exercise of his pardon authority.

Posted July 12, 2015

Donald Trump is the GOP's Voldemort, the Dark Lord and villain of the Harry Potter children's book series

Posted July 09, 2015

Democrats now will say anything to distance themselves from sanctuary city policies, even though they have supported these policies for years.

Posted July 07, 2015

Did San Francisco's sanctuary city ordinance contribute to the senseless shooting death of Kathryn Steinle, 32, as she was out for an evening stroll on Pier 14 last week?

Posted July 02, 2015

Downtown San Francisco feels like a large public toilet without enough janitors. More than once this year, I've seen men drop their pants in public places -- including at Fifth and Market -- to leave a smelly mess on the sidewalk. You can walk for blocks and never escape the stench of stale urine. At lunchtime, I see street people passed out on high-traffic sidewalks, and I am afraid to walk around them.

Posted June 30, 2015

San Francisco changed America. When then-Mayor Gavin Newsom opened City Hall to same-sex marriages during the 2004 Winter of Love, he had determined to "put a human face on discrimination."

Posted June 25, 2015

When SB 128, which would legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, passed the California Senate, supporters hailed the measure's success as a sign of its inevitability. And what Democrat in this heavily left-leaning Legislature wants to be on -- say it slowly -- The Wrong Side of History?

Posted June 23, 2015

It is such a rare act that most do not know how to respond, except in stunned silence. Relatives of the nine people murdered while attending a Bible study and prayer meeting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, told the accused killer they forgive him.

Posted June 21, 2015

Everyone has a story: The time an unlicensed driver rear-ended me. The time an unlicensed driver ran a red light and killed a co-worker's dog as her husband was walking the dog in a crosswalk.

Posted June 18, 2015

Pope Francis is releasing an encyclical Thursday on climate change -- a draft of which was leaked to the Italian magazine l'Espresso on Monday. The New York Times reports that the encyclical is "eagerly awaited, especially by scientists and environmentalists" -- because the pope agrees with most of them. On the right, it's not all love.

Posted June 16, 2015

"You'd have to be made of stone not to feel for these students," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said as he announced an Obama administration decision to forgive as many as 350,000 loans taken out by students of the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.

Posted June 14, 2015

"There are also those who claim that our reform effort will insure illegal immigrants. This, too, is false. The reforms I'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally," President Barack Obama proclaimed in a 2009 speech to Congress.

Posted June 11, 2015

Hillary Clinton has a new crusade.



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