Correct Diagnostics Needed - Walter Williams (11/21/2020)
The bottom line is that while every vestige of racial discrimination has not been eliminated, today's discrimination cannot go very far in explaining the problems faced by a large segment of the black community.
An Inconvenient Truth -- America's Presidential Process Matters - Diane Dimond (11/20/2020)
The 2020 presidential election is not over yet. There are multiple legal challenges and recounts pending in key states, and, under a long-standing legal process, those events must play out before a winner is officially declared.
The Failure of Black Lives Matter - Rich Lowry (11/19/2020)
Black Lives Matter came up with the single most effective political slogan of the year. All over the map, Democrats got hammered on defunding the police, which couldn't have been better designed to extract maximum political pain with zero upside.
Leftist Math: Add 'Hate Crimes,' Divide Country - Nate Jackson (11/18/2020)
Cue the fundraising letters from the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League — the FBI's latest report on so-called "hate crimes" is out. Since the SPLC and ADL exist primarily to perpetuate their own existence.
Memo to the Supreme Court: Keep the Faithful Free to Foster - Ryan T. Anderson (11/17/2020)
The government shouldn't deprive children of their essential services by discriminating against their religious beliefs. The Supreme Court should uphold the Constitution's protection of religious freedom by allowing all to foster.
Equality Babble - William Murchison (11/16/2020)
Hard as modern U.S. government works to slice the pie into 330 million equally sized pieces, inequality persists. It is built into the human condition. We know we're not all the same.
Against 'Unity' - David Harsanyi (11/15/2020)
Political unity is an ugly, authoritarian idea. No free place has domestic political unity, nor should it aspire to it. What "unity" really means, of course, is capitulation.
The Left's Civility Claptrap - George Neumayr (11/14/2020)
The de-Christianization of the country, which Biden has championed,makes any new era of civility impossible. Biden has no kinder, gentler view of America; his vision is rooted in the nihilism of Planned Parenthood and Black Lives Matter.
Tax-and-Spend Myths and Facts - Jeff Jacoby (11/13/2020)
Americans are up to their nostrils in accounts payable, yet all the political class wants to talk about is how much more money the government can spend. Our most pressing domestic issue isn't health care or housing or abortion; it is the national debt
When 'Unity' Means 'Shut the Hell Up' - Ben Shapiro (11/12/2020)
Who wouldn't like a country in which we could enjoy cultural events together without being lectured about the alleged evils of the country, in which we could attend family events without being castigated as bigots?
Bipolar America - Cal Thomas (11/11/2020)
Biden reportedly plans to issue a slew of executive orders, reversing those by President Trump. How does that promote healing and unity? For Democrats, healing and unity often means bowing to their policy wishes. It never seems to work in reverse.
The Constitutional Way to Defeat Cancel Culture - Mike Gonzalez (11/10/2020)
The least recognized form of racial discrimination is one of the most important: the doctrine of disparate impact. This allows discrimination to be found in a policy's outcome, not its intent. This is a civil rights lawyer's dream.
The Message Versus the Messenger - Erick Erickson (11/9/2020)
Though the American political press has long cheered the end of a viable Republican Party because of demographic shifts, the GOP is more viable now than the Democratic Party.
The Revolution Isn't Coming - Kevin D. Williamson (11/8/2020)
We aren't fighting over philosophy. We're fighting over consumption and status, just like chickens or meerkats or chimpanzees. And maybe the message of Tuesday's election was nothing more than: "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!"
The Mirage of Biden Unifying America - Tim Graham (11/7/2020)
Of all the preposterous lines the Democratic-media complex could utter in the waning days of this election, the most preposterous is that a Biden victory could unify the country.
Biden's War Against the South - Stephen Moore (11/6/2020)
Joe Biden has said he wants to be president of ALL the states and that he doesn't see red states and blue states. But his economic policies are a de facto war against the high-growth red states of the South and the Sunbelt.
Biden Will Lead the Democratic Party's War on Our Institutions - Zachary Faria (11/5/2020)
For all the talk that President Trump's reelection would destroy the country's institutions, Joe Biden and Sen. Chuck Schumer are promising to do exactly that as Democrats cheer them on.
The Left Doesn't Fear Amy Coney Barrett, It Fears the Constitution - David Harsanyi (11/4/2020)
The left has been fearmongering over Republican-appointed judges for nearly 40 years. Nothing threatens the progressive project more than the existence of a Supreme Court that adheres to the Constitution. It's really that simple.
Joe Biden is all things to all liberals - Jeremy Beaman (11/3/2020)
Biden is not a moderate. He is far from being like Dem Sen. Joe Manchin or Rep. Dan Lipinski, often thorns in the party's side. Biden is perhaps moderately less radical than his leftmost coalition — but that does not make him a moderate.
Brave American Trump Voters - Melissa MacKenzie (11/2/2020)
Philadelphia burns. Stores recently restocked from previous looting are being looted again and will have nothing to sell for Christmas. The cops stand by, overwhelmed. The national media ignores the chaos their careless reporting causes.
Election a Choice Between Rule-Changing and Respect for Constitutional Norms - Victor Davis Hanson (11/1/2020)
An inert Biden is playing the role of good ol' Joe from Scranton, while his supporters hope not to just to change presidency, but to alter the very rules of how America has been governed for decades and even centuries.
U.S. Election Fraud Is Real — And It Is Being Ignored - Hans von Spakovsky (10/31/2020)
Americans deserve to have an electoral process that they can trust and that protects their most sacred right, and they have the right to know when the integrity of that process is imperiled.
Why The Right Can Never End The Culture Wars By Capitulating - Nathanael Blake (10/30/2020)
Only the left can turn down the heat in the culture war, because it is the left that has cultural power in America. Our cultural institutions, from higher education to legacy media to the entertainment industry to the tech industry, are run by leftists.
The Right To Remain Silent - David C. Rose (10/29/2020)
It seems that a desire to keep one's thoughts to oneself can be regarded as immoral because "Silence is Violence." Increasingly, people who are minding their own business are being pressured to make politically correct proclamations while in public.
Joe Biden Is Targeting a Great American Industry - Rich Lowry (10/28/2020)
Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the past several decades and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous wealth represented by proven reserves of oil and gas in this country.
Why Conservatives Are Originalists - Jeremy Beaman (10/27/2020)
Keeping the court in its prescribed place: That is the originalist's motivation. It's a traditional approach, but it's also the most democratic. Liberal democracy advocates fail to see that.
Biden's 7 Economic Deadly Sins - Stephen Moore (10/26/2020)
Polls show that, while most realize that President Donald Trump would be better for our economy than Biden, many think that old Uncle Joe's economic plan is relatively harmless and won't endanger jobs, paychecks or retirement savings. Think again.
Questions Joe Biden Should Answer About Hunter's Emails - David Harsanyi (10/25/2020)
If all of this is really so wild and crazy conspiracy theory — "spaghetti being thrown at the wall," as one CNN host claimed — then Biden would be champing at the bit to dispel it.
Hypocrites, Stop Lecturing the Rest of America - Laura Hollis (10/24/2020)
Americans who voted for Donald Trump have been on the receiving end of nothing but derision from the coastal elites, while we have watched them defend — and engage in — behavior that most of us find indefensible.
Disgusting Professorial Teachings - Walter Williams (10/23/2020)
The ugliness that we have recently witnessed including rioting, billions of dollars of property destruction, assaults, murders and grossly stupid claims about our nation has its origins on college campuses.
Stimulus Spending Benefits Politicians, Not Taxpayers - Star Parker (10/22/2020)
At $3.1 trillion, per the CBO, the deficit now stands at 15.2% of our gross domestic product, the largest percentage since 1945, when we were fighting a world war. So, should the government now spend another few trillion on top of this?
Is the Senate Filibuster a 'Jim Crow Relic'? - Jacob Sullum (10/21/2020)
Filibuster flip-flops could be seen as evidence that the time-honored tradition is nothing more than a tricky maneuver that members of both major parties praise when it's convenient and condemn when it's not.
On the Art of 'Stimulus' Spending With Trump and Pelosi - Veronique de Rugy (10/20/2020)
Most of the economic issues continue to come from the restrictions on commerce in many states and the fact that consumers are wary of catching the COVID-19 virus. No level of magical thinking and spending will cure the economy under these circumstances.
Will America Remain a Democracy or Become a Monarchy? - Ronald L. Trowbridge (10/19/2020)
Think of what it would mean for one party to run all three branches of government. This monarchy could pass any tax bill it wishes, impose any law or regulation it wants, interpret the Constitution any way it believes suitable.
What if we ignore the government? - Andrew P. Napolitano (10/18/2020)
What if we all start a return to normal life now that the government says the worst of the pandemic is behind us? What if we all make conscious choices to move about as before or to stay sheltered, based on our own exercise of our own informed free wills?
Math Is 'Racist'? - Lewis Morris (10/17/2020)
In a stunning display of hubris and unethical behavior, the Mathematical Association of America, a professional association of high school and university teachers, has announced that math is racist.
This Progressive Trick Is No Treat - Cal Thomas (10/16/2020)
Some conservatives believe Biden is a tool of the left. He has no fixed positions, having flipped on numerous issues he once claimed were his principles, such as federal funding of abortions, which he opposed for decades, but now favors.
Far-Left's 'People's Charter' Would Put America on the Road to Socialism - Chris Talgo (10/15/2020)
The extreme-Left, including Biden's vice presidential pick Kamala Harris (D-CA), will do anything and everything in their power to ensure that their radical socialist proposals, which are outlined in the People's Charter, come to fruition.
Why Americans Can't Just 'Listen to the Experts' - Hadley Heath Manning (10/14/2020)
Why can't Americans just listen to the experts and follow public health guidance? This perplexed sentiment is common among American Democrats, many of whom think they know the answer: President Trump is the problem.
How California Is Turning Into a State Governed by Identity Politics - Kenny Xu (10/13/2020)
California is a liberal bellwether and what happens there is highly influential across the rest of the country. California's descent into identity politics wokeness likely will have similar adverse consequences for other liberal states.
5 Major Ways America Will Fundamentally Change If Biden Packs The Court - David Marcus (10/12/2020)
These issues, not some vague idea of court packing and norms, are really what Joe Biden refuses to talk about when he refuses to say if he will expand the court. This is not an academic exercise or a matter of minor changes in ivory towers.
Joe Biden Is Flirting with the Destruction of the Judiciary - David Harsanyi (10/11/2020)
Progressives have a point. If the Supreme Court adheres to even the most rudimentary constitutional limits on state power, rather than surrendering to the impulses of majoritarian politics, it's going to be a huge impediment to their agenda.
The Fight for Free Speech - Walter Williams (10/10/2020)
The violence, looting and mayhem that this nation has seen over the last several months has much of its roots in academia, where leftist faculty teach immature young people all manner of nonsense that contradicts commonsense and the principles of liberty.
Why Court-Packing Would Be Devastating to Our Republic - GianCarlo Canaparo and Thomas Jipping (10/9/2020)
Keeping the judiciary separate from manipulation by the political branches was one of the reasons for American independence from Great Britain. That jewel is easy to admire until its results don't fit your politics.
The Lockdown, the Law, and Liberty - Noah Rothman (10/8/2020)
Legislative lethargy is a force multiplier in a crisis, compounding a natural disaster by adding a civic dimension to it. The pandemic is scary, and people are scared. But freedoms, once relinquished, are not easily reacquired.
Attacking Amy Coney Barrett - Arnold Ahlert (10/7/2020)
Nothing lives more loudly in leftists than their own dogma — in all its secularist, morally relative glory — wielded by as many entities as they can co-opt. All dissent will be dismissed as the bigoted ranting of systemic racists.
How the Administration Is Taking Back the Courts - Thomas Jipping and John G. Malcolm (10/6/2020)
If the American people and their elected representatives make the law, then elections are critical, but if judges effectively amend or undermine the law under the guise of interpreting it, then their appointment is critical.
Judge Barrett and Your Healthcare - Betsy McCaughey (10/5/2020)
Democrats and their media allies are warning that putting Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court will doom the Affordable Care Act. They predict tens of millions will be thrown off Medicaid and the sick will lose their preexisting conditions protections.
Court as Supreme Is Antithetical to Founders' Vision - Louis DeBroux (10/4/2020)
The Founders saw the judiciary as the weakest of the three branches, called upon to settle legal disputes, but without power to exert its will as could the elected branches. The left looks to it to be the absolute power.
A Useful Litmus Test for the Next Supreme Court Justice - George Will (10/3/2020)
Do not be deafened by the cacophony of furiousness surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court. Listen carefully when Senate Judiciary Committee members question the person nominated to fill the court's vacancy.