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President Obama needs $4 billion right now to fix this “unexpected” flood of illegal immigrant children into the U.S.! Network news anchors and reporters breathlessly describe the humanity of thousands of Central American children warehoused like so much imported commodities, wondering how this could happen. President Obama is shocked… shocked to the point where he […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe GandelmanDEAR COLUMNIST:I have written you before. I am now 10 years old. Some of my little friends say America’s political center is on the verge of collapsing, is now meaningless, and that moderates and independents no longer really exist.P.S. I told my Dad I was writing to you. He too said […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders. Next time a planeload of “unaccompanied alien children” from Honduras or Guatemala is being dispersed to their relatives in the U.S., the pilot should divert the flight and land at Ronald Reagan National Airport in downtown Washington. […]

Texas has such a business-friendly regulatory environment that it can best be described as “free range.” Recently a Democratic lawmaker gently suggested making it illegal to store dangerous chemicals in flammable buildings, and Republicans jumped to defend the exploding fertilizer plant industry. Even after an explosion killed 15 people, Texas Republicans maintain that these things […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Did you greet the news with horror, stoic resignation or yawns? I speak of the Gallup Poll (conducted between June 5 and 8) that reveals confidence in the presidency at the lowest point since the financial crisis at the tail end of the Bush administration and confidence in Congress and the […]

We are in the middle of a humanitarian crisis in the United States. There are thousands of illegal immigrant children who have crossed our southern border and are inside of these United States. Now the Obama Administration and this nation are faced with finding a solution and a place for these unaccompanied minors. Democrat Representative […]

Ah, summer is here. We all know what that means: The rights crowd will demand that our politicians pass new federal laws to make paid vacation mandatory. It is true that the United States is the only advanced economy that does not require employers to provide paid vacation time. It’s also true, according to the […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Here’s hoping your Independence Day was beyond terrific. You have to love the loudest and most American of all holidays. One of the moments that makes a person prouder than papaya punch to be a citizen of this fine country. The greatest country on the planet, which is why we […]

What if you had a chance to prevent a national tragedy? No kidding, all cynicism and politics aside, what if you—yes, you—could help America keep its promise to Afghans who translated for U.S. troops? The bad news is if you don’t, the Taliban will hunt them down and chop off their heads with their children […]

Grab your smelling salts and brace yourself—I’m going to talk about sex. Not graphically, the children don’t need to leave the room or anything. But I’m going to talk about the idea of sex as an underlying basis for policy. In the wake of the truly misguided Hobby Lobby decision, which endowed a legal entity […]