•   
  •   
  •   

News : Opinion

We expected the war on terror to unite us. What went wrong?

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
msn

9/11 made Americans put their differences aside. Obviously, it didn’t last.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or...[...]

New York City firefighter: How September 11, a day of tragedy, can be a day of inspiration 17 years later

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
foxnews

On 9/11, remembering our heroes from Ground Zero to Iraq is one of the few things that unite a divided, broken nation.“Tim, get to work,” my brother solemnly said over the phone. “It’s going to get worse.” I had received the call just as the first...[...]

Still a target, still at war — but still stronger than our foes

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
thehill

The author was under secretary of Defense when the 9/11 attacks scarred the nation in both big and smaller ways. We are still at war in Afghanistan, with no end in sight. We are still the target of terrorists who wish to destroy our way of life. Our [...]

The Handmaid’s Court

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
nytimes

Jane Doe may have been the first pregnant girl Brett Kavanaugh ruled against. But she won’t be the last.Shortly after his inauguration, Donald Trump, uniquely attentive to his debt to the religious right, appointed the anti-abortion activist E....[...]

The Worst Police Shooting Yet

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
nationalreview

Amber Guyger’s killing of Botham Shem Jean is an unspeakable tragedy. It also highlights the need for officers like Guyger to face impartial justice.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner,...[...]

Brett Kavanaugh is pro-Constitution, not pro- or anti-executive power

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
washingtonexaminer

One day, the Democrats complained that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lacks sufficient deference to the executive, that he could “could cripple the next Democratic President.” The next day, they flipped and complained that he would expand...[...]

Why voters aren't enraptured by the Trump economy

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
theweek

Why isn't President Trump getting more kudos from voters for the booming economy? In a new Quinnipiac poll, a whopping 70 percent of Americans rank the economy as either "good" or "excellent," which is about as high as the measure has ever...[...]

Trump, Republicans must do this or the left may just get the ‘blue wave’ they are hoping for

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
foxnews

For Republicans to win in the midterm elections, they must understand – and make clear to the American people – that Nov. 6 will be a big-choice election, when voters will decide between two competing alternative universes. If Republicans maintain – [...]

Why and how Trump should retaliate if Assad uses chemical weapons in Idlib, Syria

Thursday  13:35,   13 september 2018
washingtonexaminer

If, as is highly likely, Syrian President Bashar Assad uses chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib province, Syria, President Trump should order significant military retaliation against his regime. That retaliation should not seek regime...[...]

The vindication of Mitch McConnell

Monday  16:11,   10 september 2018
theweek

There's one overwhelming takeaway from the mind-numbing spectacle that was Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had a point when it came to Merrick Garland. It...[...]

Trump Should Be a Better Boss

Monday  16:01,   10 september 2018
nationalreview

Every boss and every president faces rebellious employees who think they know best. Success depends on managing them.Last week, the New York Times touched off a firestorm by publishing an anonymous op-ed from a “senior official in the Trump...[...]

The Kavanaugh hustle

Monday  16:01,   10 september 2018
msn

Republicans push for a quick confirmation — when it’s their pick.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or...[...]

Angry Obama still doesn't get it as he hits the campaign trail

Monday  15:57,   10 september 2018
foxnews

President Obama is mighty confused. In a fiery campaign speech at the University of Illinois, the former president suggested that Donald Trump was elected in 2016 by the “powerful and the privileged.” He also railed at voters for failing to show up, [...]

Theater of the absurd has taken over Senate

Friday  20:51,   07 september 2018
msn

Supreme Court confirmation hearings have mostly been theater for a long time. The dismaying thing about the latest episode-- the Brett Kavanaugh show-- is that it became the theater of the absurd. In the classic absurdist dramas of the 1950 s and...[...]

America’s rule of law is not a power tool

Friday  20:45,   07 september 2018
thehill

Apparently President Trump believes the party in power can, and should, use its power to hide material facts from voters in order to stay in power. Perhaps this is not a surprise. After a federal jury found former Trump campaign chairman Paul...[...]