Ken Blackwell

Posted November 12, 2015

At a recent Congressional hearing, Dr. Mandy Cohen of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services explained that almost 700,000 Americans have lost their health coverage because the insurance co-ops formed under ObamaCare to foster competition couldnt compete with big, experienced players in the insurance marketplace.

Posted November 11, 2015

This weekend and early next week Hassan Rouhani will be making his first visit to Europe as the president of Iran.

Posted November 10, 2015

Its almost a guarantee that when the Fox Business Networks Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo moderate tonights GOP debate, the goofy gotcha questions that were so much a part of the CNBC debate debacle will be ignored for substantive questions that could reveal much about the candidates.

Posted October 28, 2015

Will tonights GOP presidential campaign debate in Colorado be more about staging political theatre, catchy soundbites, and media analysts focused on who has the gotcha moment? Or will this debate actually produce a substantive discussion of economic and regulatory policies that could actually help our nations economy grow?

Posted October 25, 2015

Ive spent a good part of my working life contemplating the importance of the rule of law in making America the most prosperous society in the history.

Posted October 23, 2015

ObamaCare hasnt brought health costs down, it hasnt increased market competition, and it certainly hasnt given patients more choices when it comes to their health care.

Posted October 19, 2015

Shaqayeq Azimi is an aspiring, joyful girl of 22 with a full life ahead of her. She is also an Iranian dissident, committed to challenging the repressive theocracy that rules her home country.

Posted October 16, 2015

Advocates of crony capitalism just wont give up. Last Friday, a large block of House Republicans joined Democrats in signing a discharge petition to force revival of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) to the House floor.

Posted October 14, 2015

Most liberals and even some conservatives are arguing that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or quit her post. Where you stand on this issue too often comes down to a case of where you stand on the question of whether same-sex nuptials are now the law of the land because Justice Tony Kennedy and four of his black-robed cohorts say so.

Posted October 12, 2015

We should all want our troops in Afghanistan to intervene to stop the rape of boys, right?

Posted October 08, 2015

Fall is always a busy time on Capitol Hill. Members usually wait for this time of year to consider the most controversial and thorny issues like appropriation bills to keep the government open and tax legislation that expires at the end of the year.

Posted October 06, 2015

If there is one principle that the United States values it is liberty. So when thinking of the USs relationship with worldwide movements for freedom and democracy, one would expect it to support them as a matter of course.

Posted October 05, 2015

A repeat culprit of government wastethe United States Postal Service (USPS), which recorded a revenue loss of $5.5 billion dollars in 2014 aloneis considering a $6.3 billion purchase of mail delivery vehicles using an unnecessarily expensive, out-of-date approach it employed nearly 30 years ago.

Posted October 03, 2015

Family Research Council is deeply concerned about the status of Black America. Thats why two of our top researchers issued an important study on the present condition of black families.

Posted September 27, 2015

Recently some detractors and uninformed people have called Carly Fiorinas conservatism into question.

Posted September 24, 2015

The United Nations officially came into existence exactly 70 years ago when its charter was ratified.

Posted September 21, 2015

Like too many politicians of his generation, President Obama seems to think that proper enforcement of our nations drug laws would be hypocritical.

Posted September 18, 2015

Most liberals and even some conservatives are arguing that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or quit her post. Where you stand on this issue too often comes down to a case of where you stand on the question of whether same-sex nuptials are now the law of the land because Justice Tony Kennedy and four of his black-robed cohorts say so.

Posted September 11, 2015

Hillary Clinton seems to be standing on quicksand. Her every attempt to extricate herself from the burgeoning email scandal only seems to sink her prospects deeper and faster. Now, even Joe Biden is beginning to look hungrily at an entry into the race.

Posted September 08, 2015