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Newt Gingrich, a Republican, served as House speaker from 1995 to 1999 and ran as a presidential candidate in 2012. He is an adviser to the Center for Union Facts.

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The Iranian people will eliminate the dictatorship

Let me say for the years we've been together, the times we have met both here and in America, it is a particularly great honor to have the opportunity to follow Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, who being here sends such a powerful signal that everyone who is opposed to the dictatorship is coming together to end the regime and bring freedom back to Iran. Published July 13, 2016

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016, before the House Oversight Committee to explain his agency's recommendation to not prosecute Hillary Clinton, now the Democratic presidential candidate, over her private email setup during her time as secretary of state, . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What about the Clinton corruption investigation?

Since FBI Director James Comey delivered a blistering indictment of Hillary Clinton's email practices on Tuesday, and then outrageously declared that no "reasonable" prosecutor would bring charges, it seems that many in the press view the matter as closed. But there was one big thing Comey didn't mention in his statement, and which the media seems to have forgotten also: Clinton's email practices are potentially only the tip of the iceberg of her illegal activities. Published July 7, 2016

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Remember the meaning of Independence Day

On Independence Day, we remember the remarkable event, 240 years ago this week, that marked a rare turning point in human history -- the founding of a nation on the principle of human freedom. Published July 5, 2016

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee  Donald Trump  poses with a bagpiper as he arrives at his revamped Trump Turnberry golf course in Turnberry Scotland Friday June 24, 2016. Trump saluting the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, saying "they took back their country, it's a great thing." Trump arrived at his Turnberry golf course in Scotland a day after the so-called Brexit vote. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Trump, Brexit, Iceland, Turin and Rome

There has been a lot of commentary about the British decision to leave the European Union and its implications for Donald Trump and the American presidential race. Published June 28, 2016

Americans reject elites on national security

In a stunning new survey, Matt Towery Jr., head of Opinion Savvy, discovered that a majority of the American people oppose the national security policies of the elites. Published June 24, 2016

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, following a meeting with his National Security Council to get updates on the investigation into the attack in Orlando, Florida and review efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Why President Obama is wrong

In the past few days, we have seen two horrific attacks on Western civilization. The first, in an Orlando nightclub, left 49 innocent people dead and dozens more injured. The second, in Paris, live-streamed the slaughter of a French policeman and his wife in their home, as their three-year-old son watched. Published June 14, 2016

President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, center left, leave the home in Inez, Ky., of Tom Fletcher, a father of eight who told Johnson he'd been out of work for nearly two years, in this April 24, 1964, photo.  The president visited the Appalachian area in Eastern Kentucky  to see conditions firsthand and announce his War on Poverty from the Fletcher porch.  (AP Photo/FILE)

House Speaker Ryan's Better Way to Fight Poverty

It has been more than half a century since President Lyndon Johnson announced the War on Poverty, a vast expansion of the welfare state aimed at lifting up America's poor. Published June 9, 2016

Police work the scene where a man was fatally shot in the chest in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood on May 30, 2016. Chicago rang in the unofficial start to summer with dozens of shootings that killed several people and wounded others over Memorial Day weekend. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP)

The Left's retreat into First World Problems

In an era when entire battles of presidential campaigns play out on Twitter, perhaps it's appropriate that the liberal agenda can increasingly be reduced to a single hashtag: #FirstWorldProblems. Published May 31, 2016

Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya, on Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool, File) ** FILE **

Hillary's email report: The worst thing

It's difficult to choose the most disturbing aspect of the State Department Inspector General's report this week on Hillary Clinton's email practices, but near the top of the list must surely be this: Virtually everything Clinton has said about her email has been a lie, and she knew it all the time. Published May 26, 2016

Illustration on Trump's Supreme Court nominee list by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Populism, diversity in Trump's Supreme Court list

Donald Trump's announced list of 11 possible U.S. Supreme Court nominees has received a very positive response from conservatives because of the solid conservative records of every name on the list. Published May 25, 2016

This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows a 1776 broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence. The broadside printing, to be auctioned April 5 in New York, was ordered on July 17, 1776, by the Massachusetts Bay Council and read by the Rev. Levi Frisbie to his congregation in Ipswich, north of Boston. (Heritage Auctions via AP)

A revolutionary year in America

This election year has been defined by candidates in both parties who are promising a political revolution. A majority of the American people are calling out for real change -- for dethroning a comfortable and overbearing elite and replacing it with a more accountable government. Published May 19, 2016

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Rediscovering God in America

America's most iconic author, Mark Twain, once observed that "it ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." And in the United States, our secular academic elite has taught two generations of Americans to know a lot of things for sure that fall into that latter category -- they just aren't so. Published May 17, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by his wife Melania, right, daughter Ivanka, left, and son Eric, background left, as he speaks during a primary night news conference, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

What they never understood about Donald Trump

In winning the Republican nomination on Tuesday night, Donald Trump accomplished something that virtually no one believed possible when he entered the race nearly one year ago, on June 16, 2015. Published May 5, 2016