Americans always have welcomed those fleeing danger and oppression abroad. Some of the earliest Americas crossed the Atlantic to escape religious persecution in Great Britain.
In leading his country in the confrontation of a unique set of challenges Winston Churchill famously said: "This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure."
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.
Shaqayeq Azimi is an aspiring, joyful girl of 22 with a full life ahead of her. She is also an Iranian dissident, committed to challenging the repressive theocracy that rules her home country.
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.
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.
The United Nations officially came into existence exactly 70 years ago when its charter was ratified. It was supposed to be a force for peace, coexistence and respect for human rights.
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.
The CFPB has been operating for four years now and if it were a sports team, its coach, Richard Cordray, would certainly be looking for work.
These sanctuary murders are not isolated cases. Their victims are not anecdotes.
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.
Granted, it was when she was first lady. And admittedly, she didn't think we should do anything about the wrong of abortion. But she did say it.
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.
Planned Parenthood pays no taxes. Under President Obama, they've made more than $500 million in profits, but they claim to be a "non-profit" organization. They kill more 800 children every day
Edmund Burke famously said, "Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it." This could not be more relevant to the debate raging over the Iran nuclear deal.
Conservative leader Morton Blackwell keeps a picture of Leonardo's model of a bicycle on the wall of his Leadership Institute. It's his site gag--and a sight gag.
Kelly Shackelford's debate with Evan Wolfson on Fox News Sunday highlights the battle lines for religious liberty in America now that the Supreme Court has grossly overstepped its authority by declaring same sex marriage a constitutional right.
Truth is, by definition, objective and universal. Rejecting this fundamental principle leads people to do "what is right in their own eyes," as the Bible puts it, and enables them to play fast and loose with the rules.
Almost 30 years ago, when the US was negotiating with the Soviet Union about intermediate-range nuclear weapons, President Ronald Reagan was told that the Russians like to talk in proverbs.
Pastor Saeed Abedini has just passed a thousand and one nights in Iranian captivity. This U.S. citizen now has the unenviable distinction of having suffered more than twice as long as the 52 hostages held by Iran for 444 days in 1979-81.
Looking at President Obama's foreign policy toward the Muslim world, especially Iran, makes me feel like America has followed Alice into Wonderland.
Pols and pundits have been in agreement on one thing this year: Hillary Clinton will be the Democrats' nominee next year. And she seems to think so, too
Last week I joined a bipartisan group of political figures and foreign policy experts in taking two steps to encourage the improvement of US policy toward Iran. The group of nearly forty prominent Americans including former senior US civilian and military officials and governors issued a policy statement urging stronger confrontation of Iran's nuclear ambitions, regional hostilities, and human rights abuses.
If you are paying attention to the Middle East, and thus to Iran, it would be prudent to also pay attention to France later this week.
House Foreign Relations Chairman Ed Royce recently briefed members of the Israel Allies Caucus on Capitol Hill. He spoke to supporters about Iran.