These 2 Democrats Are Finally Standing Up to Anti-Christian Bigotry in Their Party

Democrats pride themselves on “diversity.” With the new Congress, they’ve hailed two new Muslim House members, made accomodations for religious headwear on the House floor, and celebrated record numbers of minorities in their freshman class. This penchant for diversity makes their growing blind spot all the more glaring. That blind spot is anti-Christian bigotry, seen […]

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The Ironies of Illegal Immigration

Estimates suggest that there are 11 million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions more emigrated previously and are now U.S. citizens. A recent poll revealed that one-third of Mexicans (34 percent) would like to emigrate to the United States. With Mexico having a population of about 130 million, […]

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4 Things to Know About Trump’s Ability to Declare an Emergency to Build a Wall

During his prime-time Oval Office address Tuesday night, President Donald Trump left out any reference to declaring a national emergency as a way to build a physical barrier along the southern border. Instead, he focused on reaching a bipartisan deal with congressional Democrats to end the partial government shutdown over the issue. However, by Wednesday, […]

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A Glimmer of Hope in Black Education

In reference to efforts to teach black children, the president of the St. Petersburg, Florida, chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Maria Scruggs, said: “The (school) district has shown they just can’t do it. … Now it’s time for the community to step in.” That’s a recognition that politicians and […]

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Anti-Semitism Just Gained a New Foothold in Congress

In 1948, the Jewish people secured sovereignty over their ancestral homeland for the first time in nearly 2,000 years. Once again, they could thrive—religiously, economically, culturally—in the home their ancestors were forced to flee. But more than 70 years after the rebirth of the Jewish nation, enemies of her very existence are using boycott, divestment, […]

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Ireland’s Proposed Carbon Tax Rebate Is a Feel-Good Band-Aid, Not a Real Solution

DUBLIN, Ireland—The Irish government is proposing rebates to a carbon tax it recently imposed to households that comply with what it considers “low-carbon lifestyles.” The rebate, according to Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, might be in the form of a check, an increase in welfare benefits, or a tax credit for people who live the way […]

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Trump to Address Nation on Border Security as Pence Says Democrats Won’t Negotiate

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s prime time address to the nation Tuesday night about border security, Vice President Mike Pence asserted that congressional Democrats are unwilling to negotiate. After weekend talks, senior Democratic congressional staffers agreed with Trump administration officials that a crisis exists at the southern border, but weren’t ready to negotiate […]

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Ben Carson’s Prescription for a Better Life

Dr. Ben Carson is the 17th secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After a successful career in medicine and his own presidential race in 2016, the celebrated brain surgeon joined President Donald Trump’s administration to lead an agency that focuses on housing issues and lifting Americans out of poverty to a […]

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Democratic Lawmaker Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Abolish Electoral College

Democratic Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen introduced a measure Thursday that would add a constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College. Cohen introduced the yet-to-be-named legislation that if passed, would overturn a portion of Article II of the U.S. Constitution, which states the president and vice president are determined by electors under a grant of authority delegated to the state legislatures. It […]

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