Jonathan Gruber set off a firestorm of controversy, at least in the conservative media, with the recent revelation of his comments about the "stupidity of the American people," which allowed the Affordable Care Act to be passed.
Ben S. Carson
With so much at stake, millions of Americans still did not participate in the midterm elections this week.
It should come as no surprise to most thinking people that Wal-Mart, like many other large employers, recently announced that it would be suspending health care benefits for part-time workers.
We have heard much about the tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., during which a young man lost his life, a community became enraged, and many differing definitions of justice emerged. All human life is precious, and we should be concerned when any life is prematurely terminated, regardless of the circumstances.
Earlier this summer, I managed to perplex, perhaps even offend, a famous TV interviewer when I declared I wanted a federal government that followed the U.S. Constitution.
The incident in which Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice savagely beat his fiance in an elevator has garnered much attention, largely because the savagery was captured on video.
If the Republican party adopts a clear, optimistic, growth-and-reform message to turn America around, it can win big in November. It could still be a wave election.
The international spotlight has recently been shining on Ferguson, Mo., after an 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white police officer.
Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control.
The images projected across our television and computer screens throughout the day as we rest in the creature comforts of our offices and homes are very sobering.
The Obama administration's recent failures in the foreign-policy arena have only highlighted how far American leadership has fallen in this new century.
When I was a small child, one of the most dramatic and effective business boycotts in the history of America occurred.
I recently returned home after two weeks of engagements in New Zealand and Australia focusing on empowerment through reading.
It's fortunate the Supreme Court of the United States saw fit last week to rule that corporations could not be coerced into covering religiously objectionable forms of birth control for their employees.
Speaker of the House John A. Boehner recently shocked many when he announced that he was planning a lawsuit against the president for abuse of power.
The audacity of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in canceling the trademark of the Washington Redskins is frightening.
In 2012, the current administration made it clear that certain unaccompanied illegal minors would not be deported if caught. This helped create an atmosphere of tolerance that would be conducive to the current rash of illegal dumping of thousands of children from south of the border into the United States.
There is no question that a free, honest and unbiased press is a great asset to any free and fair society.
My wife and I have been on a book tour by bus through several states recently, and I have been struck by the number of people who have already read "One Nation."
More discussion on the topic of pragmatism and politics is critical.