Ken Blackwell

Posted August 03, 2015

President Reagan went to West Berlin in 1987 and called upon Soviet Communist ruler Mikhail Gorbachev to Tear Down this Wall. The President was also working against a near-total blackout of Western media coverage of the Berlin Wall.

Posted July 30, 2015

President Obamas sentimental journey to East Africa should have been a harmonious one. He used the occasion of a toast to Kenyas President Uhuru Kenyatta to joke about his own search for his birth certificate. The usual round of VIP visits and dinners were marred, however, by this presidents insistence on pushing his radical social agenda on Africans.

Posted July 27, 2015

Planned Parenthood pays no taxes. Under President Obama, theyve made more than $500 million in profits, but they claim to be a non-profit organization.

Posted July 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehners statement last Thursday calling for criminal justice reform was a welcome cap to a week of bipartisan and inter-branch voices calling for reform of our federal prison system.

Posted July 23, 2015

Edmund Burke famously said, Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.

Posted July 15, 2015

Many of our fellow conservatives are saying that President Obamas deal with Iran is a nuclear Munich.

Posted July 11, 2015

Conservative leader Morton Blackwell keeps a picture of Leonardos model of a bicycle on the wall of his Leadership Institute. Its his site gag--and a sight gag.

Posted July 11, 2015

Conservative leader Morton Blackwell keeps a picture of Leonardos model of a bicycle on the wall of his Leadership Institute. Its his site gag--and a sight gag.

Posted July 06, 2015

The Constitution does not force Christians to choose between being able to put food on the table versus being faithful to their cherished beliefs.

Posted July 03, 2015

Do you feel like America has gone crazy?

Posted July 02, 2015

Add another powerful argument to those our colleague Sarah Perry has offered against Common Core standards in education: Consider the peril it poses to our national memory.

Posted June 29, 2015

Almost 30 years ago, when the US was negotiating with the Soviet Union about intermediate-range nuclear weapons, President Ronald Reagan was told that the Russians like to talk in proverbs.

Posted June 24, 2015

Looking at President Obamas foreign policy toward the Muslim world, especially Iran, makes me feel like America has followed Alice into Wonderland.

Posted June 23, 2015

Like two speeding trains heading toward the same collapsed bridge, the dangers and failures of Barack Obamas foreign, economic, and social policies are heading rapidly toward implosion. Our vital security interests, our economic well-being, our religious liberties, and the very fabric of American family life are all at grave risk of becoming casualties of the extreme ideological agenda and simple incompetence of the current Administration.

Posted June 19, 2015

Pols and pundits have been in agreement on one thing this year: Hillary Clinton will be the Democrats nominee next year.

Posted June 15, 2015

Last week I joined a bipartisan group of political figures and foreign policy experts in taking two steps to encourage the improvement of US policy toward Iran.

Posted June 12, 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isnt the only loser in last Sundays elections. President Obama had made Erdogan a focus of his policy. The voters in that troubled NATO country voted against Erdogans Justice and Development Party (AKP) and in so doing, slapped President Obama.

Posted June 08, 2015

If youre paying attention to the Middle East today, youre paying attention to Iran.

Posted June 02, 2015

Many of us applauded when President Bill Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act in 1998. That lawpassed with broad bi-partisan supportestablished a U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) that was required to issue annual reports.

Posted May 22, 2015

House Foreign Relations Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) recently briefed members of the Israel Allies Caucus on Capitol Hill.He spoke to supporters about Iran. Leading off with a question from decades ago: "What distinguishes the United States' nuclear missile arsenal from that of the Soviet Union?"