Ed Feulner

Posted November 17, 2013

To paraphrase a famous Mark Twain quote, suppose you passed a farm bill. And suppose you passed a food stamp bill. But I repeat myself.

Posted November 10, 2013

It’s one thing to say, “Thank a veteran.” It’s another to actually do something to show that gratitude.

Posted November 02, 2013

So how much more is your health insurance going to cost you? That’s the question, really, as Obamacare begins taking effect and the stories pour in from around the country: how much your premiums are going up, not if they are.

Posted October 26, 2013

Those attending the Family Research Council’s most recent Values Voter Summit heard a lot about religious liberty -- and with good reason. In ways both large and small, that cornerstone of freedom has found itself under attack at home and abroad. All Americans should be concerned about its well-being.

Posted October 21, 2013

Saying government spending is out of control is an understatement on the scale of saying that Michael Jordan was a good basketball player or Babe Ruth hit some home runs.

Posted October 13, 2013

Yes, when it comes to international agreements that may seem harmless until you read the fine print, the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty has plenty of company.

Posted October 07, 2013

Nothing has been more contentious in the field of education than the idea of school choice.

Posted September 29, 2013

It goes without saying that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a monster. He’s killed thousands of his own citizens, unleashed chemical weapons against rebels, and is closely associated with Iran’s dangerous rulers.

Posted September 21, 2013

Birthdays take on a different character as we get older. We see them as a chance to reflect on where we are in life, and where we’re going in the future.

Posted September 14, 2013

Imagine your family’s next trip to the dentist. You, your spouse and your children are covered by an insurance plan purchased through one of the new health exchanges opening next month.

Posted August 31, 2013

Nearly all of us, at one time or another, refer to our “constitutional right to free speech.” But while this common phrase may seem harmless, it points to a larger misunderstanding of where our rights come from -- a misunderstanding that undermines many of our most fundamental policy debates.

Posted August 17, 2013

Unfortunately, as the size and scope of government have grown, it has become next to impossible for ordinary, law-abiding citizens to carry on their lives and businesses without violating some obscure law and quite possibly going to jail for their “crime.”

Posted July 27, 2013

Small wonder that Yankee pitcher Mariano Rivera grabbed the spotlight at the latest All-Star Game. His perfect eighth-inning relief appearance not only helped the American League win the game, it showcased the kind of success story that Americans love.

Posted July 20, 2013

Whatever they insist on calling it, it’s the wrong policy. And it has a very predictable effect.

Posted July 13, 2013

One hundred and fifty years ago this summer, a still-young nation known as the United States of America faced its greatest challenge.

Posted June 29, 2013

Sure, the deficit picture has improved somewhat because of the fiscal cliff tax hikes and cuts in discretionary spending under the Budget Control Act. But a) our government is still carrying a huge load of debt, and b) this latest improvement certainly won’t last. In fact, absent real reform, it’s set to get much worse.

Posted June 17, 2013

Even Ebenezer Scrooge would think twice about taxing your Christmas tree. This is one gift that should be marked “return to sender.”

Posted June 08, 2013

When you hear that Congress has taken up the “farm bill,” what images come to mind? Farmers in overalls, driving beat-up tractors, trying to scratch out a living from the soil? A lot of politicians are counting on that.

Posted May 25, 2013

Get ready for a little déjà vu from Washington. The federal government hit the debt ceiling, now set at a whopping $16.8 trillion. Yes, again. It’s like the Bill Murray movie “Groundhog Day” -- only this time, unfortunately, no one is laughing.

Posted May 11, 2013

“Do as I say, not as I do,” goes an ironic saying worthy of Mark Twain. It’s a phrase that is well-suited to the political field.