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Trump administration is reverting to ‘Catch and Release.’ Congress is to blame.

Opinion 03/21/19, 18:31

Recent reports have surfaced, citing government officials, that border officials will no longer refer detained immigrant families to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Instead, due to constrained resources, they will “begin releasing hundreds of families caught each day in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.” As a result, tens of thousands will join the ranks ...

The ‘Green New Deal’ is breaking the Left apart

Opinion 03/21/19, 18:20

Since the time of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, working-class union members have been the backbone of the Democratic Party. The left claimed to advocate workers’ rights and was seen, rightly or wrongly, as the party who fought for the little guy. Well if it wasn’t clear before, it’s clear now—times have changed. The ...

President Trump makes America great again by hard stance on China

Opinion 03/21/19, 15:36

“China is finally being forced to confront an American president who is willing to use all the tools of national influence to impose costs for Chinese aggression,” former Senator Jim Talent from Missouri wrote on Fox News. “Under President Trump, the United States has finally recognized the comprehensiveness of the challenge ...

A border wall is not an ‘immorality’

Opinion 03/20/19, 14:43

Some people claim that a border wall would be immoral. But they don’t really say why it would be immoral. Take Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said at a press event on Jan. 3, “A wall is an immorality. It’s not who we are as a nation … ...

How to silence debate, New Zealand edition

Opinion 03/20/19, 10:39

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has unleashed a barrage of openly anti-Semitic commentary. She suggested that Israel had “hypnotized the world.” She recently suggested that Jewish money lay behind American support for Israel. Finally, she suggested that American Israel supporters are representatives of dual loyalty. Her fellow Democrats shielded her from blowback ...

Top 5 border falsehoods pushed by Congressional Democrats and the media

Opinion 03/09/19, 04:51

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified before Congress yesterday about the National Emergency on our southern border. In reporting the latest statistics from U.S. border officials, she confronted the Democrats’ no. 1 immigration myth head-on. “We face a crisis—a real, serious, and sustained crisis at our borders,” she said. The reason Democrats defend ...

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 ...