Most Americans are of one mind about the values important in raising children. Every parent, regardless of political disposition, wants his child to be responsible, well-mannered, independent and persistent.
Here is the problem with Facebook and many other social networking sites: You cannot have a discussion about much of anything.
Conservatives hold that wealth and liberty correlate. This proposition was self-evident in the context of the Cold War and remains true today.
Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor thinks it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was.
Can it happen here? It is happening in Europe, where French polls show that the National Front’s Marine Le Pen would win the election for president if elections were held tomorrow.
The Islamic State, Islamic quasi-state that has conquered parts of Iraq and Syria, has threatened America with terrorist attacks and drawn us back into an Iraq war.
When Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the brave human-rights activist and a native of Somalia, spoke at Yale last week, 300 students turned out to listen. Others were turned away because security was so tight. The sponsors were almost apologetic because there was no controversy.
The bogus “war on women” is so 2012. What’s hot now? The “war with women.”
When President Obama attributed the rise in Iraq of the Islamic State, or ISIS, to the failures of the U.S. intelligence community earlier this week, naming and blaming directly National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper, he was attempting to deflect criticism of his own incompetence.
The latest strategy put forth by the Obama administration to combat the Islamic State jihadists not only changes weekly, but fails to address U.S. strategic core objectives in the Middle East. Most dubious is its reliance on so-called “moderate rebels” to provide a ground component to a U.S. air campaign.
As a doctor and congressman, I’m often asked what I prefer to be called. The answer for me is always doctor.
The real jobless rate is likely closer to 20 percent, and the root cause is slow economic growth.
The two most critical rules of warfare are to never tell your enemy what you will not do and to never be seen as a reluctant, vacillating warrior.
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded strongly to an earlier verbal attack launched by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
This is the 150th anniversary of one of the Civil War’s most destructive and controversial campaigns.