Ken Blackwell, former Secretary of State in Ohio, is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council. He serves on the board of directors of the Club for Growth and the National Taxpayers Union.

My Articles

July 25, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
"We have your back," President Obama told Israelis when he visited that embattled country recently. Way back, apparently.
July 3, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT
One hundred years ago this summer, the German Chancellor reacted with shock and dismay when the British ambassador brought him news of his country's declaration of war.
June 26, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT
In the confusion that accompanies the surge of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), it is not surprising that many are deeply concerned.
June 23, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has serious implications for vital U.S. interests, the extent of which are difficult to decipher at this early stage.
June 16, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT
We won't presume to tell our elected representatives who to vote for in the upcoming House leadership elections. But we can offer friendly advice on what leadership traits they should be looking for.
June 13, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT
Has President Obama really been so disappointing from a genuinely Left-wing perspective?
June 10, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT
For too long, the U.S. taxpayers have been forced to shell out money to the PLO-the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
June 6, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT
It's an old American saying: "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!" President Obama's National Security Adviser went on another Sunday show last weekend.
June 4, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT
The nation's top housing regulator made an unfortunate revelation. A revelation which points to the difficult path for serious housing reform.
May 23, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Summer is officially upon us, and millions of American families will soon be embarking on their annual trips to the beach, the mountains, the lake, grandma's house, or any other of the fantastic destinations our country has to offer.
May 19, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT
The Wall Street Journal recently showed Vladimir Putin in Crimea. There was the saturnine Slav in an unusually ebullient mood.
May 13, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT
With Iran on the verge of obtaining nuclear weapons and Russia wanting to re-assert itself as a world power through the Ukrainian crisis, a strong military presence in the world is more important for America than ever.
April 28, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT
Justice John Paul Stevens doesn't believe anyone has the right to own a gun, and admits that you would need to rewrite the Constitution to make his preference a legal reality. And that's exactly what he thinks should happen.
April 25, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT
A critical vote may await the Senate upon its return next week.
March 31, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT
President Obama has added a new twist to shuttle diplomacy.
March 20, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT
The former President of Lebanon, Amine Gemayel, is a Maronite Christian. He recently warned of "an exodus approaching biblical proportions."
March 16, 2014, 5:50 PM EDT
The centenary of World War I is upon us. That Great War began in August, 1914.
March 6, 2014, 12:22 PM EST
The reset button was supposed to symbolize America's willingness to wipe the 2008 slate clean. We would not hold Russia's invasion of the Republic of Georgia against them.
February 20, 2014, 4:15 PM EST
It's getting harder even for sincere media supporters of President Obama's signature legislative achievement-the government takeover of health care known as Obamacare-to defend the indefensible.
February 11, 2014, 10:01 AM EST
She's described as "the top U.S. diplomat for Europe." And so, when her indiscreet telephone call goes viral on the Internet, it ought to be big news.