Trump Calls New Sanctions on Iran the Harshest Ever Placed on a Country

President Donald Trump said Friday that new sanctions on Iran’s national bank are the strongest ever placed on a country, but reiterated that he hopes to avoid military action against the Islamist regime.  “I think sanctions work. The military would work. That’s a very severe form of winning,” Trump said during a joint White House […]

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ICE-Hating Groups Used Facebook to Incite Violence

Abolish ICE thugs in Colorado want to see the homes and families of immigration enforcement officials set aflame. Denver communists want alien detention facility employees dead, swinging from nooses with broken necks. Both groups are brazenly using Facebook to spread their inflammatory and violent messages. So, where is Silicon Valley—whose top companies partner with the […]

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Ex-Lawmaker Chaffetz’s New Book Exposes the Left’s ‘Power Grab’

For those seeking to understand how the left has weaponized American institutions in its quest for power, “Power Grab” by ex-Rep. Jason Chaffetz is required reading.  The former congressman from Utah and onetime chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee pulls back the curtain on the money-laundering schemes of the left’s gigantic nonprofits, […]

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D.C. Is Poised to Triple Down on Early Release of Violent Criminals

One defendant killed an innocent seven-year-old child.  Another shot a 24-year old mother in the back. Others kidnapped a woman, held her in the back of stolen van, and repeatedly gang-raped her.  These and about 583 other violent offenders—including murderers, rapists, and child molesters—could soon be let out of prison if Charles Allen, a D.C. Council […]

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Arizona’s Supreme Court Notches a Win for Free Speech, Religious Liberty

The Arizona Supreme Court handed a win to two Christian artists Monday in the latest dispute over religious liberty and nondiscrimination laws. The court ruled 4-3 that the city of Phoenix cannot use a local nondiscrimination ordinance to coerce the owners of an art studio into creating custom wedding invitations that express messages that violate […]

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The French-Ahmari Debate Poses False Dichotomies for Conservatism

In a series of high-profile exchanges, conservatives are returning to first principles, reconsidering how best to protect and promote human dignity and the common good. This is to be applauded. Still, the way in which this reconsideration is taking place should itself be reconsidered. The typical framing of the debate runs something like this. Either you support […]

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Why Pelosi’s Drug Price Control Scheme Is a Prescription for Disaster

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reportedly readying a plan that could limit Americans’ access to lifesaving medicines and impede the development of new treatments for deadly and debilitating diseases. Her plan, a summary of which was leaked last week, would double down on the failures of existing government policies that have contributed to higher health […]

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NYC Public Schools to Excuse Students Who Participate in ‘Climate Strike’

New York’s public school officials announced Thursday afternoon that they will excuse students who plan on attending various “climate strikes” throughout the city. “@NYCschools will excuse absences of students participating in the #ClimateStrike on Friday 9/20,” the New York City Public Schools’ Twitter account notes. “Students will need parental consent. Younger students can only leave […]

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Supreme Court Decision Allows Focus on ‘Legitimate Asylum Claims,’ Immigration Chief Says

A Supreme Court ruling allowing the Trump administration to implement a new asylum policy will help unclog the system and benefit those with “legitimate asylum claims,” one of the nation’s top immigration officials said.  The new asylum policy “requires those coming to the southern border of the United States who want to seek asylum to […]

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