Michael Brown on California’s Decision to Replace “Husband” and “Wife” With “Spouse” and “Spouse”

In keeping with its reputation of pioneering social madness, California has now passed legislation which eliminates the words “husband” and “wife” from state laws. As...

Obama Gets Out and About: Is he Running Away from Issues or Just Wasting...

by Maureen Dowd The White House likes to use a phrase of tingling adventure to describe the president’s recent penchant for wandering the country talking...

Why the Government Should Never be in Control of the Internet

by Robert M. McDowell Tomorrow is the deadline for the public to comment on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) attempt to regulate the Internet under the...

Have Christians Been Forgotten Amidst the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

by Kate O'Hare When Pope Francis visited the Holy Land in May, he wasn't there as an emissary to the Muslims or to the Jews in the...

America’s Attention-Deficit-Disorder Politics

“This is not theater.” That was President Obama’s answer in Dallas this week to critics who said he should have gone to the border to see firsthand the mass...

The Problem With Israel’s Amazing Iron Dome

Israel’s astonishingly effective Iron Dome air defense has prevented Hamas from killing Israeli Jews and spreading terror in the civilian population. Ironically, though, the...

Michael Daly Blames the L.A. Gangs for Border Children Crisis

Tens of thousands of Honduran thugs have been flown home on Con Air since 2001. Now, what they learned on U.S. streets with the...

Krauthammer: Rick Perry Showing he Could be a ‘Major Candidate’ in 2016

Charles Krauthammer said Thursday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that Texas Gov. Rick Perry could possibly be a major GOP candidate in the...

Why Today’s Teenagers May Grow Up Conservative

There was a time not so long ago when the young seemed destined to be liberal forever. Americans in their teens and 20s were...

Obama May be the ‘Worst’ Modern President, but he’s Still More Popular than Both...

A Quinnipiac University poll has awarded President Obama the title "worst president since the end of World War II." It’s a bit like being tarred...

4th of July Fireworks — Brought to You by China!

On Independence Day, celebrations across the United States depend on China. The sparklers, bottle rockets and Roman candles you’ll be using this Fourth of July...

The Roots of Religious Freedom: The Idea Enshrined by America’s Founding Fathers Was First...

There are those of us who waited on pins and needles throughout the month of June for the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Burnwell v....

How Should America’s Religious Freedom Prompt Us to Care for the Immigrants Crossing Our...

by Halee Gray Scott Jose and his wife Alicia lived in a white clapboard house on a dusty caliche road about a quarter mile from...

Why the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Probably Wouldn’t Pass Today

It was a painful tableau: The bipartisan leaders of Congress linking hands in the Capitol Rotunda and swaying to the strains of “We Shall...

Roland Martin on Black Voters’ New Path to Power

The Republican primary in Mississippi was won by the candidate with black support because African-American voters were smart enough to intervene. They should do...

Solution for Iraq May be Division Into 3 Nations

Iraq's parliament met briefly Tuesday with a view to start forming a new government, and with the focus on whether Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki...

The Bible Verses Behind Hobby Lobby’s Supreme Court Battle

For the Greens, the Christian family behind the Hobby Lobby chain of stores, their battle with the Obama administration was never really about contraception. It was about...

Pro-Life Politicians, Personhood, and the Ongoing Abortion Wars

by Gail Collins Let’s talk personhood, people. Personhood is an anti-abortion movement that holds that life begins at conception, giving fertilized eggs all the rights of...

The American Oligarchy and President Obama (Strange Bedfellows)

Thanks to their cozy relationship with the Obama administration, a new class of super-wealthy oligarchs keeps getting more powerful while the country’s middle class...

Is Obamacare to Sick to Survive?

by Lanhee Chen A nightmare for Affordable Care Act supporters has been the possibility that only the sick would be left to purchase insurance through...