Terry Jeffrey

Posted July 23, 2014

The Supreme Court may soon need to decide whether the federal government can be considered a "state" in our federal republic in the same sense that Iowa, Wyoming and Wisconsin are states.

Posted July 16, 2014

For years, elected and unelected officials in Washington, D.C., have refused to do their duty to enforce our immigration laws and secure our border.

Posted July 09, 2014

Shortly before Richard Nixon was going to formally announce that he would be running again for president in 1968, Pat Buchanan and Rose Mary Woods, two of his closest aides, presented him with an idea.

Posted July 02, 2014

Looked at from a distance, it may seem as if the Supreme Court struck a mighty blow in defense of religious liberty in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which it decided this week.

Posted June 18, 2014

On Jan. 12, 1991, with 370,000 U.S. troops already deployed near Iraqi-occupied Kuwait, and a U.N. deadline for Saddam Hussein to withdraw from that country only three days away, the U.S. Congress voted on whether to authorize President George H.W. Bush to use force to reverse Iraq's annexation of its neighbor.

Posted June 11, 2014

A dozen years ago, Congress authorized President George W. Bush to invade Iraq to prevent the regime of then-dictator Saddam Hussein from posing a threat to this country with weapons of mass destruction we later discovered he did not have.

Posted June 04, 2014

As of this writing, Meriam Ibrahim sits shackled in the cell in the Omdurman Federal Women's Prison in Sudan that she shares with her two babies, Martin and Maya.

Posted May 28, 2014

Five years ago, President Barack Obama traveled to Egypt -- then still governed by the pro-American, secularist authoritarian Hosni Mubarak -- to explain how he believed this Earth could at last become a paradise.

Posted May 21, 2014

Two Senate committees held hearings this month on the nomination of Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to succeed Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of Health and Human Services, the federal agency most responsible for overseeing implementation of Obamacare.

Posted May 14, 2014

The public schools in Washington, D.C., spent $29,349 per pupil in the 2010-2011 school year, according to the latest data from National Center for Education Statistics, but in 2013 fully 83 percent of the eighth graders in these schools were not "proficient" in reading and 81 percent were not "proficient" in math.

Posted May 07, 2014

Ultimately, it will not matter if people in government cynically promote the theory that human activity is destroying the global climate as a means of taking control of your life, or if they take control of your life because they sincerely believe human activity is destroying the global climate.

Posted April 30, 2014

If you simultaneously accept estimates published by the Census Bureau and the Chief Actuary of Social Security, then illegal aliens who misused Social Security numbers to work illegally in the United States in 2010 earned more on average than American women did.

Posted April 23, 2014

Those who live in this nation's richest county and those who live its poorest have an important thing in common: a disproportionate dependence on government.

Posted April 16, 2014

Buried deep on the website of the U.S. Census Bureau is a number every American citizen, and especially those entrusted with public office, should know. It is 86,429,000.

Posted April 09, 2014

My mother, a doctor's daughter who became a doctor herself, sometimes accompanied her father when he made house calls in the Livermore Valley of California during the Great Depression.

Posted April 02, 2014

When an expectant mother visits her doctor for an ultrasound, the doctor invariably asks: Do you want to know the sex of your child?

Posted March 26, 2014

Question: Does the Obama administration claim the right to force Americans to cooperate in killing their own grandchildren? Answer: Yes.

Posted March 19, 2014

"Women are still the ones that are carrying the greatest burden when it comes to trying to balance family and work," President Obama said last week to a group of women who serve in the U.S. Congress.

Posted March 12, 2014

Will America be a better and freer country three decades from now if the children who turn four in this decade spend most of their waking hours with members of a government teachers union rather than with their moms?

Posted March 05, 2014

Are atheism and promoting atheism consistent with American -- let alone conservative -- values and principles?