Judge Andrew Napolitano: What if we don’t really govern ourselves?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What if we don’t really govern ourselves?

By Judge Andrew Napolitano What if our belief in self-government is a belief in a myth? What if the election of one political party over the other to control Congress changes only appearances? What if taxes stay high and regulations stay pervasive and the government stays oppressive and presidents fight wars no matter what the […]

Michelle Malkin: Chelsea Clinton’s cheerleading cult

Michelle Malkin: Chelsea Clinton’s cheerleading cult

By Michelle Malkin How thirsty does Variety look begging readers to join it in doing high V cheerleading moves for Chelsea Clinton? Thirstier than an ultra-marathoner lost in Death Valley in mid-July. Hyping the entertainment magazine’s latest cover, Co-Editor-in-Chief Claudia Eller gushed this week, “How cool does Chelsea Clinton look on our Power of Women, […]

Walter E. Williams: Worse than racists

Walter E. Williams: Worse than racists

By Walter E. Williams As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains — over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time — of any racial group in mankind’s history. What’s the evidence? If one totaled up the earnings of black Americans and considered us as a separate […]

Dennis Prager: Two weeks of great clarity

Dennis Prager: Two weeks of great clarity

By Dennis Prager If you prize clarity, then these past weeks were some of the best in memory. 1. When America leads, the world is better. For the first time in eight years, the allies of America and the world’s decent people celebrated America’s return to leadership. Just about all of them understand that if […]

Michael Barone: Our three presidents born in 1946

Michael Barone: Our three presidents born in 1946

By Michael Barone With the inauguration of Donald Trump this year, we have now had, for the first time in our history, three American presidents who were born in the same year. There have been three pairs of presidents born in the same year — the very dissimilar John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, in […]

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: The missiles of Holy Week and the rule of law

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: The missiles of Holy Week and the rule of law

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano The history of the world is the history of violence. I had planned to write this column about the most critical act of violence in human history and its superhuman aftermath — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter, which celebrates His resurrection in a few days, is the […]

Michelle Malkin: Who’s unsafe on campus?

Michelle Malkin: Who’s unsafe on campus?

By Michelle Malkin Springtime may be in bloom, but snowflakes never go out of season at America’s most prestigious colleges and universities. Quivering students at the University of Notre Dame launched a protest last week against the school’s decision to invite Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker. Activist Imanne Mondane told the campus newspaper […]

Dan Backer: The filibuster must die

Dan Backer: The filibuster must die

By Dan Backer There are many great reasons for the existence of the Senate filibuster, the unique right of a minority of 41 senators to deny a vote on most matters in the upper chamber. Its creation stemmed from the laudable goal of forging, or perhaps forcing, consensus in the Senate by promoting the need […]

Walter E. Williams: Metastasizing academic cancer

Walter E. Williams: Metastasizing academic cancer

By Walter E. Williams The average American has little knowledge of the extent to which our institutions of higher learning have been infected with a spreading cancer. One aspect of that cancer is akin to the loyalty oaths of the 1940s and ’50s. Professors were often required to sign statements that affirmed their loyalty to […]

Michael Barone: Mistrust of Trump threatens political corrosion and rule of law

Michael Barone: Mistrust of Trump threatens political corrosion and rule of law

By Michael Barone Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign and unexpected victory have produced a culture of mistrust permeating our politics and threatening to undermine the rule of law. That’s not healthy, whatever you think of Trump or his political opponents. The partisan mistrust is evident in Senate Democrats’ filibuster of the Supreme Court nomination of Judge […]

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