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Tammy Bruce

Tammy Bruce

Tammy Bruce

Opinion Columnist — Tammy Bruce, an Independent Conservative, is a radio talk-show host, New York Times’ bestselling author, blogger, Fox News’ on-air political contributor and a columnist at The Washington Times. Ms. Bruce served as president of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and worked on several political campaigns as well. Her nationally syndicated talk show, “The Tammy Bruce Show,” ranks number one on TalkStreamLive and her editorials and commentaries on social issues are published nationally and internationally, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, and The Advocate. In addition to her media work, Ms. Bruce speaks to a variety of groups nationwide with her speech, “Contrary to Popular Belief: How Conservative Ideas Empower Women, Gays and Blacks.”

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When foreigners bring disease across the border

When facing the massive problems associated with an open border, deluges of illegal immigration, and now even government sponsored surges of so-called "refugees," we naturally must discuss our concern about terrorism and violent crime. That, however, is only part of the threat.

The moral case against the Establishment

Is not being a jerk an important part of what's required to be president? Jeb Bush thinks so. While it would be fabulous to have another Ronald Reagan -- a wonderful, decent man who was also a powerful leader -- not being a jerk isn't at all a necessary component of the leadership this nation now needs.

Illustration on rising criminality in sanctuary cities by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Talking truth to a sanctuary city

"Crime in Los Angeles rose in all categories in 2015, LAPD says" ominously declares the Los Angeles Times headline. But this isn't a surprise to those of us who aren't blinded by the false narratives and fantasy world of the American left.

President Barack Obama speaks at the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, Va., Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. Joining him, from left are, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, and FBI Director James Comey. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Why Is Obama making life easier for terrorists?

Imagine there's a horrible mass murder of 130 people and then another one a short time later in another town, with 14 people killed. This innocent collection of moms, dads, sons, daughters, husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, and best friends murdered as they were eating at a cafe, enjoying a concert with friends and loved-ones or celebrating the holiday season.

Fighting an army of the insane

With the legacy media's obsession with Donald Trump, you may have missed a stunning admission by the White House about their bizarre non-strategy to defeat ISIS: Their policy is being dictated by Koranic prophecy.

How ISIS reached the homeland

ISIS-supporting terrorists launched an attack in San Bernardino, California, last week. While much of the coverage in the aftermath of an assault that murdered 14 people and injured 21 more indicated surprise and shock that Islamic State terror group is here, it shouldn't be a surprise at all.

Confused about the enemy

Since the horrific Paris terror attacks, President Obama and the Democrats want you to think that defending ourselves from Islamic terrorism will only make things worse. Bombing the Islamic State, you see, will make it easier for them to recruit.

The hypocrisy of smoking bans

When HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced a proposed rule to ban smoking in public housing nationwide, the absurdity was too much to bear. Here was another predictable liberal toady from President Obama's regime (and a man very often mentioned as a possible vice presidential running mate for Hillary Clinton) sanctimoniously issuing a supposedly grave concern about the health and safety of poor Americans.

illustration by Greg Groesch.

Hillary Clinton, a case-study in narcissism

After the Benghazi hearing, Hillary's sycophantic mainstream media launched into mission mode declaring her the "winner" and the congressional hearing focusing on what happened the night four Americans were murdered in Benghazi a failed and the old, reliable right-wing conspiracy.

In this Tuesday, July 31, 2012, file photo, a radiologist compares an image from earlier, 2-D technology mammogram to the new 3-D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis mammography in Wichita Falls, Texas. The technology can detect much smaller cancers earlier. (Torin Halsey/Times Record News via AP) ** FILE **

Misguided mammogram guidelines

There has been lots of discussion about the new American Cancer Society (ACS) guidelines regarding breast cancer screenings. With the advent of Obamacare, many of us warned that the federal government's involvement in healthcare would mean a reduction in services, lack of general access to doctors and a rationing of care.

Creating a buffet for Russian tyrants

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Carly Fiorina (Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times)

How Carly Fiorina dominated the debate

And the race is on. I've been generally open-minded about the Republican candidates this time around. We all know what it's like to have a favorite early on, only to have the chaos of campaigns spin everything around to the point where we're chanting "There's no place like home, there's no place like home" by the end of the night.

Deep-sixing America's veterans

Would you be outraged if I told you the federal government gathered 300,000 of our veterans, marched them onto 200 ocean liners the size of Titanic, dispatched them out into the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, then sank every ship and sent all those Americans to their deaths?