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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.”

Articles by Tammy Bruce

In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, Gordon Kamara, left, is sprayed by Konah Deno after they loaded six patients suspected to have been infected by the Ebola virus into their ambulance in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia. *AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

It's the Ebola incompetence, stupid

There are a few things in the world that we know for sure, including the existence of Ebola, what those infected go through, and the fact that, as of now, there is no cure or official universal treatment that mitigate its fatality rate said to be around 70 percent. Published October 20, 2014

Illustration on continuing threats to America by returning residents who were fighters with ISIS by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

It's war, not 'America's Most Wanted'

These people who traveled to Syria to join and support an army of psychopathic mass murderers, will simply be "tracked" once they get back on our soil. Published October 13, 2014

Illustration on U.S. Government's failure to effectively deal with Ebola spreading to America by William Brown/Tribune Content Agency

Containing the facts about Ebola

As the Ebola crisis unfolds here in the United States, it's becoming painfully obvious why the American people can't trust their own government. Published October 6, 2014

Illustration on government healthcare encouraging death after 75 by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

If the government is paying the bill, it's best to die young

Much is being made of Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel's essay in The Atlantic, "Why I Hope to Die at 75," where he argues that dying at 75 would be best for everyone. He's entitled to his opinion, of course, but what makes this especially concerning is his role as an architect of the so-called "Affordable Care Act" (Obamacare). Published September 29, 2014

Illustration on the dangers of domestic terrorism by Nancy Ohanian/Tribune Content Agency

How ISIS already threatens America

A great deal of the mainstream media discussion has revolved around whether or not the Islamic State, also called ISIS, is a direct threat to the United States. Published September 22, 2014

Illustration on Obama's "anti-Bushism" by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Obama the anti-Bush

It may come as a surprise to President Obama, but he has actually proved that when it comes to foreign policy and the war on terrorism, President George W. Bush and America have been right all along. Published September 8, 2014

** FILE ** A video posted by Islamic State terrorists showed the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley. Image via Youtube

The problem with treating the Foley murder as a mere crime

In the aftermath of the murder of James Foley by the international terrorist group the Islamic State, much has been made of the "bad optics" surrounding President Obama's rush to the golf course after his comments on the videotaped beheading of the American journalist. Published August 25, 2014

Obama and ISIS by Schrank, The Independent on Sunday, London, England

How half-measures make the Islamic State crisis worse

"We have committed [troops] and are spending [millions of dollars] to give the people of Iraq humanitarian help and a breathing space. We have worked on this for months. We are doing the best we can." Published August 18, 2014

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura makes his way back into Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. Ventura filed the defamation lawsuit against the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle's estate, claiming that Kyle's account of a bar fight in a book he wrote was false. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Overkill with Jesse 'The Jerk' Ventura

Former pro wrestler and politician Jesse Ventura used to be known as Jesse "The Body" Ventura during his wrestling days. Now he'll be known to many simply as "The Jerk." Published July 31, 2014

Illustration on the FAA ban on flights to Israel by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

BRUCE: Winging it in the Middle East

This week, a terrorist group tried to shut down Israel's airport, and couldn't. So President Obama stepped in and did it for them. Published July 25, 2014

Illustration on government incompetence by Linas Garsys/ The Washington Times

BRUCE: Sloppy scenario at the CDC

Indulge me for a moment with an imaginary scenario: A friend asks you to store his anthrax for a little while. Published July 18, 2014

** FILE ** Demonstrator react to hearing the Supreme Court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court ruled that corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that employee insurance plans cover contraceptives for women. (Associated Press)

Winning Western women

As a woman who moved from the left to the right, I've watched with some interest the political discussion about how conservatives can address women's issues and win our support. Published July 16, 2014

Under Gina McCarthy,  The EPA has been flexing its regulatory muscle, collecting more fines and hitting individuals with penalties for violating environmental rules. (Associated Press)

BRUCE: Feds plot to steal your paycheck

This week's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement introducing a new "rule" allowing the agency to garnish the wages of individuals to collect debts — without a court order — portends something quite serious. Published July 10, 2014

BRUCE: America the beautiful

No doubt, like many of you, I have moments each week when I wonder if the American people are still falling for the lies and manipulations of the political establishment. Published July 3, 2014