Terry Jeffrey

Posted July 08, 2015

According to data released by the U.S. Justice Department, 41.7 percent of the federal criminal cases that U.S. attorneys filed in U.S. district courts in fiscal 2014 were in the five U.S. attorneys' districts that sit along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Posted July 01, 2015

There were more married couples with children in the United States in 1963 than there were in 2014, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted June 24, 2015

Manufacturing employment in the United States peaked 36 years ago in June 1979. That month, the U.S. had a civilian labor force of 104,638,000 and 19,553,000 -- or about 18.7 percent -- were employed in manufacturing.

Posted June 17, 2015

According to the birthdates listed on the Supreme Court website, the court's nine current justices will have an average age of 75 by the time the next presidential term ends on Jan. 20, 2021.

Posted June 10, 2015

In 2002, President George W. Bush signed a law he did not intend to fully obey.

Posted June 03, 2015

A pair of decisions handed down by federal appeals courts in the last month highlight two telling pillars of recent U.S. national security strategy. They are: open our border and collect everyone's phone records.

Posted May 27, 2015

Is America on its way up? Or down?

Posted May 20, 2015

President Barack Obama is negotiating a multilateral trade agreement with the governments of 11 nations. These include Malaysia and Vietnam -- as well as Japan, Brunei, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru.

Posted May 13, 2015

It is an obvious truth we too often forget.

Posted May 06, 2015

The District of Columbia Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser have launched a two-front war against the First Amendment rights of Catholic schools and other religious and pro-life institutions in Washington, D.C.

Posted April 29, 2015

"The education system has failed them." That is part of the explanation that Billy Murphy, a lawyer representing the family of Freddie Gray -- who died after his spine was severed while in police custody -- gave CNN's Wolf Blitzer for why some young men in Baltimore rioted on Monday afternoon after Gray's funeral.

Posted April 22, 2015

Every San Franciscan -- and every friend of freedom -- should learn about Eugene Fahy, a native of Northern California who took a stand against tyrants and never backed down.

Posted April 15, 2015

If American politicians wanted to drive down the income of the American people and make this a poorer nation -- and they actually studied the government's own data about who does well financially in the United States -- they would seek to advance policies that discourage traditional family life and childrearing.

Posted April 08, 2015

Three years ago, the Republican-controlled House Judiciary Committee approved a bill to prohibit doctors in the District of Columbia from killing unborn children who are 20 weeks old or older unless the procedure is necessary to save the life of the mother.

Posted April 01, 2015

The Obama administration's plan for thwarting the Islamic State, which it carefully calls ISIL, is to encourage multisectarianism in Iraq.

Posted March 25, 2015

No reasonable person can dispute that the terrorist organization that now calls itself the Islamic State -- and that the administration usually calls ISIL -- is a force for evil and enemy of the United States.

Posted March 18, 2015

Just in case you were worried about it, the Republican-controlled House Budget Committee reassured Americans in its budget plan released this week that congressional Republicans are committed to increasing federal spending.

Posted March 11, 2015

"The government strongly opposed militant forms of Islam, which it viewed as a threat to the regime." So said the State Department's 2008 human rights report (published in February 2009) on a certain North African nation.

Posted March 04, 2015

Would Pope Francis build a secret uranium-enrichment facility? The question is absurd. But would Iran's Supreme Leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, build one? The answer: No, he has built at least two.

Posted February 25, 2015

Is the realistic aspiration to own a home still central to the American dream or is it fading away like so many other traditional American values?