Terence P. Jeffrey started as editor in chief of CNSNews.com in September 2007. Prior to that, he served for more than a decade as editor of Human Events, where he is now an editor at large. Terry was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area, the seventh of eleven children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton in 1981. In 1984-85, he studied Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute of The American University in Cairo. In 1986-87, he studied in the Masters of Arts in Arab Studies program at Georgetown University, but did not earn a degree. From 1987-91, he was an editorial writer for The Washington Times, which entered his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan's first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-1994, he served as executive director of The American Cause, an educational foundation. In 1995-96, he was national campaign manager for Pat Buchanan's second Republican presidential campaign. Buchanan that year won the Alaska, Louisiana and Missouri caucuses, placed second in the Iowa caucuses, and won the New Hampshire primary. Terry writes a weekly column for the Creators Syndicate. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C.

My Articles

July 27, 2016, 5:34 AM EDT
When gov't takes complete control of health care, there won't be room for religious liberty.
July 21, 2016, 7:01 AM EDT
The Republican-controlled House cut its first spending deal with Obama in March 2011. Since then, the federal debt has increased by more than five trillion dollars in less than five and a half years.
July 20, 2016, 4:57 PM EDT
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(CNSNews.com) - The federal debt moved above $19,400,000,000,000 for the first time as of the close of business on Tuesday, according to the data released today by the U.S. Treasury.
July 15, 2016, 4:17 PM EDT
President Obama delivers State of the Union Address on Jan. 12, 2016.
July 14, 2016, 2:36 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government collected approximately $2,468,827,000,000 in tax receipts in the first nine months of fiscal 2016 (October through June), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
July 13, 2016, 8:21 AM EDT
What should the U.S. do about its trade relationship with the U.K.?
July 11, 2016, 3:09 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States in 2014 was 10,945, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on its final data on deaths in this county for that year, which was released on June 30.The 10,945 firearm homicides in 2014 represented a 40-percent drop from the peak hit in 1993, when there were 18,253 firearm homicides in the country, according to CDC data.
July 6, 2016, 3:29 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)(CNSNews.com) - The United States ran a $29,016,900,000 merchandise trade deficit with China in May, according to the data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
July 6, 2016, 7:53 AM EDT
To force a family-owned pharmacy whose proper aim is to serve human life to cooperate in the taking of it — or to leave the pharmacy business — is an act of tyranny. It is an act that simultaneously attacks the right to life and the freedom of conscience.
June 29, 2016, 4:48 AM EDT
The people of the United Kingdom voted to retain one of their greatest traditions: the right to govern themselves.
June 15, 2016, 5:00 AM EDT
One of the fundamental questions facing Americans today is: Will our government ever secure our border? Judging by recent history, the answer would be: No.
June 10, 2016, 2:25 PM EDT
The U.S. Treasury took in a record of approximately $2,139,254,000,000 in tax revenues in the first eight months of fiscal 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
June 10, 2016, 11:45 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -Of the 3,977,745 babies born in the United States of America in 2015, 1,600,208 of them—or 40.2 percent--were born to unmarried mothers, according to data released this month by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.That makes 2015 the eighth straight year that 40 percent or more of the babies born in the United States were born to unmarried mothers, according to CDC data.
June 9, 2016, 5:55 PM EDT
Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul said Thursday that “we are in the highest threat environment” he has seen since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
June 9, 2016, 2:28 PM EDT
House Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R.-Texas) said today that the U.S. government is “far from” having operational control of the U.S.-Mexico border.
June 8, 2016, 3:04 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)(CNSNews.com) - When the 342 counties in the United States that have 75,000 jobs or more are ranked by average weekly wage, the Top 10 includes three counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, three in the Washington, D.C.
June 8, 2016, 5:45 AM EDT
The economy grew faster in 2006 than it has in any year since.
June 3, 2016, 9:45 AM EDT
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)(CNSNews.com) - The last recession to hit the United States—the longest of any in the post-World War II period--ended seven years ago this month in June 2009, according to the dates assigned to it by the National
June 2, 2016, 4:17 AM EDT
San Francisco is still a city on the rise — with an increasing population packed into an urban peninsula less than 50 square miles in size.
May 26, 2016, 4:08 PM EDT
Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) The U.S.