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Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

Steps lead up to the Senate at the Capitol as a partial government shutdown enters its third week, in Washington, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Congress is at an impasse as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending in their last-ditch negotiations to end the crises gripping the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

FEULNER: Avoiding fiscal catastrophe

Saying government spending is out of control is an understatement on the scale of saying that Michael Jordan was a good basketball player or Babe Ruth hit some home runs. Published October 14, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Under Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Miguel Serpa Soares after signing the Arms Trade Treaty during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

FEULNER: Letting the U.N. target our guns

Loose treaty language is allowing disarmers to set their sights on our Second Amendment. When it comes to international agreements that may seem harmless until you read the fine print, the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty is a classic. Published October 8, 2013

Illustration by Tom for Trouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

FEULNER: How to handle monsters

It goes without saying that Syrian President Bashar Assad is a monster. He's killed thousands of his own citizens, unleashed chemical weapons against rebels, and is closely associated with Iran's dangerous rulers. Published September 24, 2013

FEULNER: 'The Trial,' American-style

At one time in history, there was a general belief in the Divine Right of Kings. Whatever the king or ruler decided at that moment was the law. Thus, standards were constantly changing. Published August 13, 2013

Illustration Freedom by John Camejo for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Transcending bad circumstances

Small wonder that New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera grabbed the spotlight at the latest All-Star game. His perfect eighth-inning relief appearance not only helped the American League win the game, it showcased the kind of success story that Americans love. Published July 23, 2013

The Washington Times

FEULNER: Skip the amnesty sequel

My friend and colleague Ed Meese is second to no one in his admiration for Ronald Reagan. However, the man who served as the nation's 75th attorney general will readily admit it was a serious mistake for Reagan to accept the compromise at the heart of the 1986 immigration "reform" bill and sign it into law. Published July 16, 2013

Illustration: American pride

FEULNER: Forging a more perfect union

One-hundred and 50 years ago this summer, a still-young nation known as the United States of America faced its greatest challenge. Armies of brothers dressed in blue and gray clashed in a small Pennsylvania town called Gettysburg. Published July 9, 2013

Fourth of July travel to the nation's capital and other cities may be down from 2012 due to concerns about the economy and higher costs. But deal-savvy travelers can still snag lower travel prices for the holiday. (The Washington Times)

FEULNER: A life of liberty

In the eyes of the world, America stands for one thing above all: the promise of freedom. Even people who have never laid eyes on an American know of the promise our country represents. Published July 2, 2013

Illustration: Debt by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

FEULNER: No reason for a victory lap over the debt

"After two years of harrowing confrontations in Washington," begins a recent article in the Washington Post, "the national debt is no longer growing out of control and policymakers from President Barack Obama to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, have rushed to take credit." Published June 25, 2013

Illustration: Obamacare by John Camejo for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Obamacare's unaffordable consequences

President Obama's signature health law is called the Affordable Care Act. In an ironic twist, though, it may prove prohibitively expensive for many low-income Americans. Published June 18, 2013