Christianity is the first major religion that, at its founding, stripped the state of its theocratic powers over the spiritual lives of the people.
The U.S. government is now cracking down on Americans who have outstanding tax bills — by holding their passports hostage.
The veto itself is a long-established and venerable tool of republican government.
The cumulative tab for the ongoing studies into the behavior of alcohol-consuming nightclub customers has cost U.S. taxpayers nearly $3 million.
When acting on our desires in the marketplace means signing over our data to corporate entities, the erosion of choice is revealed to be the consequence of choice – or at least, the consequence of celebrating choice.
In normal times, the conduct of U.S. intelligence agencies would raise grave concerns among civil libertarians and media. Alas, these are not normal times.
Her economics degree didn’t help her in the recent PBS interview, as she revealed an ignorance of basic economics and argued multiple points that objective data contradict.
Treating symptoms is not enough.
San Francisco is the first California city to allow noncitizens to vote in its Board of Education elections.
In South Africa on Tuesday, in an address honoring Nelson Mandela, Obama spoke about our “strange and uncertain times.”
When Presidents Trump and Vladimir Putin ended their joint press conference in Helsinki, the punditocracy predictably swarmed all over it like ants around a pile of crumbs.
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves,” John Brennan ominously wrote.
The liberal rage against the border wall has much to do with the nature of boundaries. Walls, borders, and fences are manifestations of restraint. Fallen humanity naturally resists the restraints of order that keep the unbridled passions under control. Walls are needed to keep the peace…
The uniquely frustrating brilliance of Sanders lies in his theatrical acuteness for distortions and inaccuracies.
A joint hearing of two House committees Thursday repeatedly turned testy.
The country would be wise to let the market take a shot at cleaning up government waste.
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln led America through periods of political chaos and enormous uncertainty when few others could. Does America have any statesman left?
The “conventional wisdom” may be conventional, but it’s often not wisdom.
In an age when democracy is clearly retreating, will America eventually succumb to autocracy while waving sayonara to democracy?
Dr. David Mackereth, 55, the father of four, was dismissed from the department after only recently being hired because he told the instructor for a training course that he would not recognize a pronoun that didn’t correspond to a patient’s biological sex, the Telegraph reported Sunday.
One of the most controversial new laws is that children in low-income “ghettos” (an official government term) must attend mandatory cultural education sessions.
Let us be grateful that the Court’s majority avoided a constitutional disaster.
Human rights can be a polarizing topic in modern political discourse. So where do rights come from, and how do modern views of rights differ from those of the Founders?
President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy to give the court a likely solid 5-4 conservative majority.
Lawful gun owners are saving lives a lot more often than you might think.
No one would assert that the Constitution is perfect. Not even the founders themselves thought it was. But while not perfect, is the Constitution a problem?
Any power exercised by the federal government that is not among those delegated in the Constitution is power exercised without the consent of the governed.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill that allows gun confiscation without due process.