Skip to content

Ed Feulner

Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

The Washington Times celebrates the U.S. Constitution 227 years after ratification. (VIDEO screenshot) ** FILE **

Recovering ‘Our Lost Constitution’

Finding Americans fed up with governmental abuses isn't hard. They wonder why we have politicians who spend too much, bureaucrats who regulate too much, and officials who limit our freedom at almost every turn. Published April 20, 2015

Illustration on taxation in America by Paul Tong/Tribune Content Agency

Achieving true tax reform

Getting Americans to agree on anything isn't easy. So let's hand it to our tax code. Published April 13, 2015

FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event in San Francisco. Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Cook mentioned his intentions in a story about him released Thursday, March 26, 2015, by Fortune magazine. After paying for the college education of his 10-year-old nephew, Cook says he will donate the rest of his money to philanthropic causes. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Getting religious freedom right

"They won't go to Indiana, but they will go to Saudi Arabia." That's Carly Fiorina speaking about Apple CEO Tim Cook and his well-publicized opposition to Indiana's religious freedom law. Published April 6, 2015

Omar Mahmood was fired from the University of Michigan's campus newspaper for a piece of satire that targeted liberalism. (Image: The College Fix screenshot)

Muzzling the marketplace of ideas

"Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech." The words of the First Amendment couldn't be plainer. Yet more than two centuries after the Bill of Rights was written, they remain the subject of fierce debate. Published March 30, 2015

Chart to accompany Feulner article

Breaking the budget

Let's say you were a financial adviser, and a family came to you with the following situation. Published March 23, 2015

When critics are viewed as traitors

"Traitors." That's a strong term, obviously. It should never be used lightly. Yet there it was, flying around like confetti in Times Square on New Year's Eve. Published March 16, 2015

Illustration on legal remedy to the FCC's net neutrality regulations by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Time to hit ‘delete’ on net neutrality

There's a reason the words "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help" are a punchline. Government involvement rarely helps. In many instances, in fact, it exacerbates the situation. Published March 9, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures while addressing the 2015 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Standing with Israel

A world leader giving an address to Congress shouldn't be controversial, especially when that leader is the prime minister of a major U.S. ally — indeed, a bulwark of freedom in a deeply troubled region of the world. Published March 2, 2015

Associated Press

Measuring the strength of our military

Most of us take it on faith that our military is the best in the world. But if asked to state in detail how ready we are to face certain challenges from around the globe, few of us would know how to answer. Published February 23, 2015

A final first-place finish?

It's good to be No. 1. But as any former champ will tell you, you have to avoid becoming complacent if you want to stay ahead of the pack. First-place finishes aren't guaranteed. Just ask Hong Kong. Published February 16, 2015

Illustration on cutting government programs by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Throwing the book at overspending

Ever heard of the Agriculture Risk Coverage program? How about the Price Loss Coverage program? You're paying for them. Published February 9, 2015

Illustration on lowered gas prices by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

Energizing an energy policy

If you're like most Americans, you're enjoying the fact that it costs a lot less to fill up your car's gas tank these days. If you're a fan of big government, you may feel a bit ambivalent, though. Published February 2, 2015

Illustration on American's diminished economic freedom by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Regaining lost economic freedom

If you were to rank all the countries of the world based on their level of economic freedom, you'd think the United States would be a shoo-in for first place, right? Surely we would be at least somewhere in the top five. Published January 26, 2015

We're making it needlessly difficult for Americans to save and invest. That hurts job growth and depresses wages.



(Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

The shared benefits of tax reform

Lawmakers in Washington have plenty of work ahead of them this year, so the temptation to punt on everything but the "hot" issues will be strong. Here's one they should tackle without hesitation: tax reform. Published January 19, 2015

Illustration on restoring government integrity by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Get America on track with opportunity for all, favoritism to none

Many of us launch a new year with resolutions. We may not write out a formal list, but something about the arrival of Jan. 1 makes us want to do better. We start a diet or an exercise program. We read or pray more. We get organized. Published January 12, 2015

Illustration on cutting government spending by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The unsustainability of federal spending

With so many high-profile, headline-grabbing issues facing the incoming Congress, lawmakers might be tempted to ignore one of the most persistent problems in Washington: overspending. Published January 5, 2015

There is no law against the presence of Christmas

There are at least two things you can count on when it comes to Americans and Christmastime. One is that they like to put up Nativity scenes. The other is that they don't like being told what to do, especially by outsiders. Published December 22, 2014

Illustration on the failings of Common Core by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Common Core doesn’t make the grade

It's one thing to experience "buyer's remorse" when the product is something you can return easily, from new clothes to a set of high-end speakers. It's another when you're talking about your state's educational standards. Yet more and more states are finding that there's simply no living with Common Core. Parents, teachers, students and lawmakers have become increasingly vocal in their criticism of the federally backed standards — and more and more of them are taking action. Published December 15, 2014

A flag the flew over one of the ships during the Pearl Harbor attack is displayed on the dock during the Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony Sunday, Dec. 7, at the USS Edson in Bangor Township, Mich. (AP Photo/The Bay City Times, Yfat Yossifor) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ED FEULNER: Remembering true American heroes

Mention Hawaii to most people, and they think of sand and surf. But this sun-drenched vacation mecca is also home to one of the most infamous events in history: the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Published December 9, 2014