Ken Blackwell

CP Op-Ed Contributor

The Real Iranian Moderates

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, is traveling to the EU (Italy and France) this week in a visit that is supposed to hail a new era of relations with the West. Many have embraced him as a supposed "moderate" within the regime.

Stop Terrorists From Killing Americans, Not Americans From Owning Guns

Another terrorist attack, another refusal by President Barack Obama to tell the truth. Instead of admitting that Islamic terrorists had staged another murderous assault on innocent people, he turned the victims into a political prop. Instead of explaining how he intended to stop terrorists from killing Americans, he launched another campaign to stop Americans from owning guns.

Why Most Americans Could Soon Be Insured by Only 3 Companies

At a recent Congressional hearing, Dr. Mandy Cohen of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services explained that almost 700,000 Americans have lost their health coverage because the insurance co-ops formed under ObamaCare to foster competition couldn't compete with "big, experienced players" in the insurance marketplace.

Crony Capitalism Splits House Republicans

Advocates of crony capitalism just won't give up. Last Friday, a large block of House Republicans joined Democrats in signing a discharge petition to force revival of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) to the House floor.

Kim Davis, Abraham Lincoln and Conscientious Objectors

Most liberals and even some conservatives are arguing that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or quit her post. Where you stand on this issue too often comes down to a case of where you stand on the question of whether same-sex nuptials are now "the law of the land" because Justice Tony Kennedy and four of his black-robed cohorts say so.

Change in Iran Won't Come From the Ayatollahs

Just several weeks ago we concluded negotiations with a bad faith partner in the form of the Islamic Republic of Iran, resulting in a nuclear agreement that has been met with skepticism by our Saudi allies and with fury by Israel.

Body Parts Scandal 'Infuriates' President Obama!

Finally, our distinguished President, our Nobel Peace Prize Laureate has spoken out about the infamous scandal of body parts being trafficked. "It is infuriating and I have no patience for it," President Obama said in a strong show of righteous indignation.

President Obama: Out of 'Touch With' Africa

President Obama's sentimental journey to East Africa should have been a harmonious one. The usual round of VIP visits and dinners were marred, however, by this president's insistence on pushing his radical social agenda on Africans.