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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.

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04/23/2019 07:34 AM
How Democrats Can Investigate Trump and Pursue New Ideas
It took only a few hours after the release of the Mueller report for the media to frame the critical choice facing Democrats -- will you focus on investigations, and perhaps impeachment, or will you try to govern and get things done for the American people?
04/23/2019 07:24 AM
Dems' Relentless, Fruitless Hunt for the Great Orange Whale
Democrats are trying to spin the Mueller Report as welcome news. Good luck with that. Legally, they’ve got no case left. Politically, they are making a serious mistake.They do have some material...
04/23/2019 07:38 AM
Trump Broke the Brains of America's Political Class
After two years of mass hysteria afflicting a huge portion of our political class, the cognitive dissonance after the Mueller report is painful.
04/23/2019 07:40 AM
Dems Must Move Fearlessly Toward Impeachment
WASHINGTON -- The constitutional case for impeaching President Trump was best made two decades ago by one of his most servile enablers, Lindsey Graham, now the senior senator from South...
04/23/2019 07:42 AM
IG's FISA Probe May Hamper Dems' Impeachment Plans
As Democrats mull how far to push the impeachment envelope against President Trump after Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion with Russia in the 2016 election but punted on obstruction of...
04/23/2019 07:44 AM
Supreme Court Case Could Help Pick 2024 Election Winners
Joshua A. Douglas writes that if the Supreme Court agrees to the Trump administration's request to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, it would result in an undercount in states -- directly impacting the Electoral College and congressional representation.
04/23/2019 07:59 AM
Sri Lanka Terror Vindicates Pompeo-Trump Warnings
It was only a few weeks ago that much of the mainstream media was criticizing the Trump administration for the Christianization of US foreign policy. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's evangelical ...
04/23/2019 08:10 AM
Trump's Reversal of Obama Foreign Policy Damages U.S.
How the administration will fundamentally damage U.S. national interests for years to come.
04/23/2019 07:54 AM
Drawing the Line, at Last, Against Campus Radicals
A few university presidents have shown backbone and common sense against the hysterical demands of campus radicals.
04/23/2019 08:06 AM
Buttigieg Campaign Is Already Making History
Even if Buttigieg doesn't win the nomination in 2020, he has already won the future of Democratic politics.
04/23/2019 08:02 AM
Inside Biden's Battle Plan as He Readies to Enter
He is seeking to mark his entrance into the 2020 race with a rush of union support, early-state endorsements and fundraising figures.
04/23/2019 08:03 AM
Four Reasons Why the Dems Will Lose in 2020
It's difficult to envision a Democrat coming to the front to overcome the self-induced barriers separating the party from so many Americans.
04/23/2019 08:01 AM
What Yang's Universal Basic Income Would Look Like
How the 2020 candidate's plan might work for working class families.
04/23/2019 08:00 AM
Big Tech Uses 'Freedom of Expression' to Silence Speech
Big Tech wants America to conform to their moral assertions about the purpose of speech.
04/23/2019 07:58 AM
The Damage Comey and McCabe Have Done to the FBI
I'm angry. I'm furious over how much damage has been wreaked upon my beloved FBI by supposedly impartial, unbiased, and honorable public servants.

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