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Frank Gaffney - Tue May 17

His message this time, we are told, will be that the death of OBL and the outpouring of support for democratic change across the Middle East and North Africa opens a new dawn for Muslims - and even greater opportunities for expanded relations with the United States than he promised two years ago. But will they? ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon May 9

Osama Bin Laden is dead, but we mustn’t lose sight of our major focus in the Middle East—stopping the advance and attacks from radical Islam and supporting our critical allies. Instability remains. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Wed Mar 30

You don't just walk up to the local bully and slap him across the face. If you are determined to confront him, then you try to knock the living daylights out of him. Otherwise, you are better off to leave him alone. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Mar 28

Few Americans expected that Barack Obama, the political darling of Hollywood, would emerge as the quintessentially inept, absent-minded professor. ... more

John Stossel - Wed Mar 16

One key to getting past the race issue in America is to end the war on drugs. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Feb 23

ark Ciavarella, the Pennsylvania judge known as "Mr. Zero Tolerance," had a reputation for running his courtroom like an assembly line, spending just a minute or two on each of the juvenile offenders who appeared before him. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Wed Feb 16

Once upon a different time the communists and their fellow travelers had a simple slogan and strategy: No enemies to the left! ... more

Paul Greenberg - Wed Feb 16

Once upon a different time the communists and their fellow travelers had a simple slogan and strategy: No enemies to the left! ... more

Dick Morris and Eileen McGann - Sat Feb 12

Now is the time for the House Republicans to challenge President Obama to cut spending by voting to slash non-defense discretionary spending by the full $100 billion they promised in their 2010 campaign! ... more

Tony Blankley - Wed Feb 9

Last Sunday, the media were reporting that the Muslim Brotherhood was sitting down with Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman, in a completely unrelated story, the BBC reported that British Prime Minster David Cameron announced that "State multiculturalism has failed": "David Cameron has criticized 'state multiculturalism' in his first speech as prime minister on radicalization and the causes of terrorism. ... more

David Harsanyi - Wed Jan 26

Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia doctor, is accused of killing babies with scissors after botching late-term abortions -- among hundreds of other hideous acts. ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Jan 20

Critics have noted many flaws in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul: It's too expensive, too intrusive, too coercive and too complex. But one central defect that accounts for much of the other mischief... ... more

Star Parker - Mon Jan 17

A campaign launched in Los Angeles this week seeks to raise awareness to what is becoming known as “black genocide” – the devastation occurring in black America as result of abortion. ... more

Suzanne Fields - Fri Jan 14

Smart phones and online libraries constantly feed us information, but we don't get any wiser. We blame others for what goes wrong and for what we don't fully understand. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu Jan 13

Even if Loughner had watched and listened to conservative media, what does that prove? Millions do, but they don't go on a shooting rampage. ... more

Ross Mackenzie - Thu Jan 6

Quotes on the economy as the new year begins. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Wed Dec 29

Economists are the real "party of No." They keep saying that there is no such thing as a free lunch-- and politicians keep on getting elected by promising free lunches. ... more

Duggan Flanakin - Sun Dec 26

As conference delegates shivered in Cancun during its coldest weather in 100 years, power-hungry elitists labored behind the scenes to implement the real goal of this “global warming” summit, this sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP-16), this clever political con job. ... more

Carl Horowitz - Sat Dec 25

By now almost everyone glued to financial news outlets knows that the Republic of Ireland, population 4.5 million, is set to receive a whopping emergency loan bailout worth 67.5 billion euros (US$89.4 billion). ... more

Paul Kengor - Tue Dec 14

The ACLU seems unusually active right now. What gives? Maybe it's the Christmas season, which always seems to spring the ACLU into high gear, more miserable than usual. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Dec 6

Many within the White House seem fearful about the intentions of Darrell Issa. As the incoming Chairman of the House Committee for Oversight and Government Reform, Issa will have full power to open investigations into government operations and questionable programs. Media expert, Howard Kurtz, knows full well the power Issa will wield, and his article in the Daily Beast asks the question that is on the minds of many Democrats: Will Darrell Issa “go too far” as the incoming Chairman of the Committee of Oversight? A superb question, for the nation was given a clear example of excessive, mean-spirited, oftentimes petty use of oversight powers by Henry Waxman. ... more

J. T. Young - Mon Jan 25

It is ingrained in the imaginations of many that a permanent “economic cycle” exists. The economy grows, it over-extends, it decreases, it over-declines, and it grows again. ... more

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. - Mon Nov 30

This past weekend millions ate turkey, traveled hundreds of miles to spend time with their families, and showed up at major retailers as early as 5:00 AM. As Americans did these things men of the cloth, sociologists, and demographers wondered what was on the mind of the average American. ... more

Wayne Winegarden - Sat Jan 24

Now in power, President Obama and the democratic Congress are moving with great haste to spend an additional $850 billion of taxpayers’ hard-earned money (perhaps more) on top of the nearly $1 trillion that the government has already thrown at the current economic crisis, which not coincidentally, was also allocated in great haste. ... more