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Rep. Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitic and unapologetic

Opinion 03/08/19, 22:33

We expect our congressional representatives to not offend our allies, such as Israel. It would appear that Rep. Ilhan Omar, (D-Minn.), a freshman congresswoman, didn't get that memo. In late May 2018, conservative writer John Gilmore, @Shabbosgoy on Twitter, found an old tweet of Omar's he thought was offensive to Jews. ...

New cases of armed citizens stopping criminals in February

Opinion 03/08/19, 21:31

Last month, we documented some extraordinary examples from January of armed citizens relying on their Second Amendment rights to protect themselves and others. We pointed out that these were average, everyday Americans who were just going about their lives. They did not go looking for evil but were nonetheless prepared to deal with ...

House infighting: Does Pelosi have a tea party problem?

Opinion 03/08/19, 19:13

A restive group of newcomers. Baffled party leaders. Fiery conversations behind closed doors that spill into public view and threaten to upend legislation. After a wrenching week for Democrats, it's hard not to wonder: Does Speaker Nancy Pelosi have a tea party problem? Emboldened by their ability to seize the spotlight and ...

Kamala Harris is wrong. Keep the world’s oldest profession illegal

Opinion 03/02/19, 20:25

Sen. Kamala Harris thinks that prostitution should be legal.  Prostitution, the California Democrat said in a recent interview with The Root, are relations based on consent, and “when you are talking about consenting adults, I think that … we can’t criminalize consensual behavior, as long as no one is being harmed.”  A grocer ...

Trump’s protect life rule is good news for America

Opinion 02/27/19, 21:51

The Trump administration has taken another critically important step in strengthening the moral health of our nation, and hence our future. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued the Protect Life Rule, stopping the flow of Title X federal funds to family planning clinics that perform abortions or do ...

Taxpayers deserve a refund for California’s rail debacle

Opinion 02/26/19, 10:00

Nearly 10 years after Congress passed billions of dollars in funding with no expiration date for rail boondoggles, American taxpayers have received a fresh reminder of how their hard-earned money has gone to waste. On Tuesday, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a notice of intent to end a grant agreement funding California’s high-speed ...

‘Green New Deal’ is alienating mainstream Americans

Opinion 02/26/19, 09:51

Amid oil embargoes, gas lines, terrorist threats, and foreign powers colluding to fix oil prices, a bipartisan consensus emerged on energy. Presidents with otherwise differing views, from Barack Obama to George W. Bush to Bill Clinton, all agreed that the United States should realize its own energy potential. Today, we are nearly ...

Competition, not government control, can make health care cheaper

Opinion 02/23/19, 19:54

In a new Gallup poll, 35 percent say government is the worst problem facing the U.S. In the 55 years that Gallup has asked the question—”What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?”—this is the highest percentage of people who have identified the government as ...

19 ‘hate crimes’ in Trump era that were hoaxes or different than media suggested

Opinion 02/19/19, 20:57

Liberal actor Jussie Smollett is accused of staging a racist and anti-gay attack on himself, which Smollett blamed on supporters of President Donald Trump. Smollett’s alleged fake “hate crime” appears to be the latest instance of liberals manufacturing hate crimes for attention in the Trump era. The Daily Caller News Foundation compiled below some of the most ...

Frank talk at the Munich Security Conference

Opinion 02/17/19, 20:58

The annual Munich Security Conference opened Friday with the largest U.S. delegation in the five decades of its history. The conference has grown into one of the leading forums for discussion of international issues.  Included in the list of participants for the 2019 conference are numerous heads of state, among them German Chancellor ...

‘Medicare for All’ would ruin the care Americans already like

Opinion 02/17/19, 11:51

Liberals in Congress are promising Americans that their “Medicare for All” proposals for government-controlled health care will expand access to care. As Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., explains, “Obamacare was a first step in advancing this country, but I won’t rest until every American has a basic security that comes with having access to affordable ...

Our national debt just hit $22 trillion. Will Congress finally take it seriously?

Opinion 02/13/19, 20:18

Wow. $22 trillion. Let that huge number sink in. It’s the gross national debt reported Monday by the Treasury Department. The question is, now that we have crossed this inauspicious threshold, will Congress finally get serious about changing the nation’s budget course? For years, the Congressional Budget Office has warned that America’s growing debt ...

The truth about border walls’ effectiveness

Opinion 02/10/19, 20:19

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not to his own facts.” That pithy observation is attributed to the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who served in the Senate from 1977 to 2001. The final two years of Moynihan’s stint in the Senate overlapped the first two years of that of his ...

There’s nothing new about the Green New Deal

Opinion 02/08/19, 05:38

Democrats unveiled their latest version of the Green New Deal on Thursday, but despite some concessions to reality, this version is still little more than socialism masked as environmental policy. It’s a modern rehash of the original New Deal of the 1930s, which, despite its success in increasing the size of government and distending the Constitution, ...

Democrats’ radical push on abortion will backfire

Opinion 02/05/19, 10:48

In a frenzy to expand abortion access, several states have recently passed or proposed laws to legalize abortion up until birth. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law that legalizes abortion even after the unborn child is viable as long as the abortionist makes a “reasonable and good-faith judgement” ...

Waking up to Huawei

Opinion 02/01/19, 14:41

Huawei, a Chinese company recently making news, manufactures cell phones and other telecommunication equipment, and national governments across the globe are waking up to what this really means. Huawei can enable, through its technology, the pilfering of industrial secrets, state secrets, and even your personal secrets. Paranoia? Hyperbole? Fantasy? Not at all, ...

7 topics Trump should address in the State of the Union

Opinion 01/31/19, 21:11

President Donald Trump will finally deliver his State of the Union address this Tuesday. Americans can certainly expect Trump to advocate border security, including a wall or fence—and he’ll no doubt tout the terrific success of the economy during his tenure. But there’s also plenty more the president should address ...

After Republican objects, Democrats keep ‘so help me God’ in committee oath

Opinion 01/31/19, 20:33

Just 28 days ago, Nancy Pelosi claimed the speaker’s gavel and promised that her House would be “bipartisan and unifying.” What have we seen since? House Democrats are pushing to open the floodgates of millions of taxpayer dollars to pay for elective abortions—even as Pelosi insists that she can’t offer more than a dollar to ...