More Columnists Articles

  • Big Government worked better in the industrial age; not so much in digital era

    Bureaucracies did a good job of delivering passports and maintaining files in the industrial age. But they can't keep up in the information age.

  • The border bill House Republicans should have passed

    House Republicans refuse to learn the first rule: Clarity in purpose. Or the second rule: Specificity in language.

  • Texas abortion clinic regulations lead the way in protecting life

    What can "freedom" mean when it does not start with recognizing the sanctity of life?

  • Nanny-state mindset leads to police brutality

    Once you accept the premise that so-called experts should decide what's best for the rest of us, the only question remaining is how to deal with people who don't comply.

  • Obama driving American foreign policy off a cliff

    Last week, the Washington Post's Tehran, Iran, correspondent was arrested. The charges are unspecified, but according to the paper, Jason Rezaian, 38; his Iranian wife, Yeganeh Salehi; and two other U.S. citizens were detained.

  • Democrats, the Constitution and the rule of law

    Have we arrived at the point in our nation that a Democratic president and powerful members of his administration can act as lawlessly as they choose without any significant objection or protest from the Democratic Party, the liberal media and Democratic voters?

  • The Environmental Corruption Agency

    The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."

  • Seriously, what is John Kerry doing?

    Let's concede for a moment that most of us don't believe the United States should be taking sides in conflicts abroad. Even so, most Americans would probably agree that at a minimum, our diplomatic efforts should not cause unnecessary harm.

  • Hamas' propaganda victory

    Midweek, the Times reported that 1,410 Palestinians have died and only 59 Israelis, while Israel had launched 3,577 rockets into Gaza compared to 2,753 fired by Hamas at Israel.

  • Amid current fights, a reminder the economy still matters most

    In the long run of presidential politics, the economy is still pretty much the only story that really matters, and there are plenty of troubling indications that today's economic unhappiness will dominate our politics for years to come.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

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  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

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  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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