Paul M. Weyrich is the late Chairman and CEO of the Free Congress Research and Education Foundation. He served as President of the foundation from 1977 to 2002. From 1989 to 1996, Mr. Weyrich served as President of the Kreible Institute of the Free Congress Foundation, responsible for training democracy movements in the states comprising the Former Soviet Empire. He is a founder and past director of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the founding president of the Heritage Foundation, and the current National Chairman of Coalitions for America. A former reporter and radio news director, Mr. Weyrich is a regular guest on daily radio and television talk shows. A sought-after writer, Mr. Weyrich has published policy reports and journals on a variety of conservative issues and has contributed editorials to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He has been described by The Economist as "one of the conservative movement's more vigorous thinkers." Voted three years in a row from 1981 - 1983 by readers of Conservative Digest as one of the top three "most popular conservatives in America not in Congress," Mr. Weyrich has been named by Regardie's Magazine as "one of the 100 most powerful Washingtonians." He has been married since 1963 to the former Joyce Smigun, is the father of five children, and serves as a deacon in his church.
As President George W. Bush prepares to leave office a review of his eight years as the Nation's chief executive is in order.
The President-elect appears to have stepped back from some of his campaign promises.
It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It is the worst of times because millions of Americans are unemployed this Christmas.
I am worried that the Minnesota United States Senate race in effect will be run by the United States Senate.
I received an e-mail from a supporter of President-elect Barack H. Obama congratulating me for having spent so much money that the President-elect is unable to keep his promises to deliver new government programs and spending schemes.
A good lady is about to leave Washington, D.C. after decades of public service. I refer to Senator Elizabeth Hanford Dole (R-NC), who was defeated in her bid for re-election in the 2008 election.
Have you ever heard of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)? If not, you should have. It is among the factors responsible for the worst housing crisis in America since 1932.
When pundits are asked to name the best Presidents of the 20th Century Harry S. Truman's name always comes up.
Surprise, surprise. President-elect Barack H. Obama has appointed a center-right group of economic advisers.
On December 9 my good friend Ed Lozansky, President of the American University in Moscow, will show a documentary at the National Press Club.
As long as I can remember Representative John Dingell (D-MI) was one of the toughest committee chairmen in Congress. His father preceded him in Congress though the Great Depression.
Last Monday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increased the amount of renewable automobile fuels required to be sold in the United States next year from 7.8% to 10.2% of the 138.5 billion gallons of gasoline consumed.
Voters were busy approving in the November 4 elections various transit projects. Twenty-three ballot initiatives, or more than 70% of those up for a vote, were approved.
This past week I sat in on a couple of "where do conservatives go from here" panels.
Now that the election is over, it is time to evaluate what the American public can expect from the 111th Congress and the incoming Presidency.
As the American economy continues to struggle through a mortgage crisis, credit crisis and job losses, part of the immense worldwide phenomenon, it would be wise for our elected representatives to consider reducing the amount of taxpayer money they spend annually.
Senator Barack H. Obama has a huge lead. No, Senator John S. McCain, III is closing the gap. The next poll shows Obama running away with the election. With McCain it is a two-point race.
The Polish contribution to America dates from the Revolutionary War. Poles identified with the American Revolution because Poles saw in Americans a mirror of themselves as they recently had fought a war to achieve independence.