Marching for Life: Countering Roe V. Wade's Escorts
I saw them again a few weeks ago, the first time in a while. My wife and I were driving by. They stood outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pittsburgh. "Look," I said to my wife, "those are the so-called 'escorts.' They lead young women into the abortion clinic. Look at their smiles as they do their job."
Hope Springs Eternal: Forty Years of Egyptian-Israeli Peace
March 26, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty. Historians consider the Egyptian-Israeli peace brokered by President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s to be the most important and impressive diplomatic achievement of an administration otherwise plagued by foreign crises.
Throwing the First Pitch
In The Presidents and the Pastime: The History of Baseball and the White House former presidential speech writer, veteran journalist, and college professor Curt Smith provides a lively, informative account of our nation's chief executives and America's quintessential sport.
America - Exceptional, not Nationalist
Some of the liberal criticism of President Donald Trump since his election stems from an intellectual tradition that gained tremendous influence in the West during the 1960s, especially in American universities. According to what historians have labeled the New Left, a more radical strain of the American left, America is just another example of a toxic nationalist state, not unlike certain imperial or even fascist states.
The Quite Coup of the Courts
There is a constitutional crisis in this country. One branch of government is undermining the rule of law.
Right to Try Provides a License to Cash In on Patient Fears
More than 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. One in three of those patients will eventually succumb to it.
Grease FDA Wheels to Save Lives
When you're desperately ill, your chances of recovery improve as your access to treatment improves. That's why it's such good news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to speed up the process of getting new medications to patients.
VA Must Not Neglect Catastrophically Disabled Veterans
Imagine losing both your legs while serving your country only to be told the Department of Veterans Affairs can't provide you the wheelchair you need. The VA's not sure when one will become available. So they tell you to stay in bed.
Trump Pushes the Ethanol Blend Wall
President Donald Trump intends to hand out $12 billion to various farmers to offset the financial losses they are facing due to his trade war. That's his attempt at directly padding his supporters' pockets.
"Environmentalism" Shouldn't be a Dirty Word for Republicans
Is there a more despised word among Republicans than "environmentalist"? For many GOP voters, the term conjures up a mental image of tree-hugging socialists hell-bent on regulating our country back to the Stone Age.
Trump Claims He's Defending U.S. Companies — But Businesses Disagree
This summer, President Trump imposed a 25-percent tariff on $34 billion of Chinese goods. The move follows his June levies on steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico, and Europe.
Audio Recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Perfect people will never work in government. People make promises and look good in television advertisements but people are people and that always means human error.
Trump's Trade War Jeopardizes American Energy Jobs
This summer, China and the United States launched the opening salvos in a trade war that has been brewing for months. America imposed a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion of Chinese goods. In response, China slapped tariffs on U.S. products and agricultural goods such as soybeans and pork. President Trump escalated things by announcing another $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods.
Want To Save the Environment? Support Offshore Drilling
Several states are preparing to sue the federal government. They're trying to halt Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's planned expansion of offshore oil and natural gas drilling. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the most vocal opponent of Sec. Zinke's plan, claims the drilling "threatens our environment and our economy."
Infant Health Deserves Careful Research, Not Partisan Bickering
Want to win a political argument? Accuse your opponent of hurting children.