Michael W. Chapman | January 26, 2015 | 2:32 PM
Conservative talk-radio host and best-selling author Mark Levin said the “stench” of the 1930s, referencing the appeasement policies of Neville Chamberlain and the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, was surfacing in the United States today, and President Barack Obama’s actions display “all the signals of an anti-Semite.” Staff | January 26, 2015 | 10:22 AM
Speaking at the “Iowa Freedom Summit” in Des Moines on Saturday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker praised newly elected U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst for her ability to both castrate hogs and ride them—a latter an allusion to her use of Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Barbara Hollingsworth | January 23, 2015 | 5:39 PM
SkyMall, the mail-order catalogue company that hawked its quirky wares to millions of bored airline passengers for 25 years, has filed for bankruptcy.
Eric Scheiner | January 23, 2015 | 11:42 AM
According to WMC-TV, At least one Cordova, Tennessee parent is concerned about what she says is a satanic symbol on a school bus.
Michael Morris | January 23, 2015 | 11:01 AM
Embroiled in scandal, Patriots Coach Bill Belichick took a page from President Obama’s playbook at today’s press conference and parroted one of the president’s favorite excuses, explaining that he “was shocked to learn” about the deflated footballs on the news.
Terence P. Jeffrey | January 22, 2015 | 3:02 PM
A slip of the tongue? An inadvertently candid bit of sarcasm?
Eric Scheiner | January 22, 2015 | 2:51 PM
New Hampshire's bear expert is proposing to eliminate the use of chocolate as bait after four bears suffered heart failure triggered by an overdose of chocolate.
Michael W. Chapman | January 21, 2015 | 6:42 PM
Although left-wing director Michael Moore tweeted that “snipers are cowards” and "snipers aren’t heroes” during the weekend release of American Sniper – comments that many Americans have denounced – Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is running interference for his friend, claiming that Moore “may have gotten misquoted.”
Michael W. Chapman | January 21, 2015 | 4:12 PM
Emmy Award-winning TV host and best-selling author Steve Harvey, much of whose work deals with dating and relationships, said that a man being “friends” with a woman is really a façade because the man silently “hopes that one day there will be a crack in the door, a chink in the armor” and romantic sparks will fly.
Eric Scheiner | January 21, 2015 | 10:26 AM
A man with a tire iron in his head drove to a gas station in New Zealand and calmly asked for help, according witnesses.
Terence P. Jeffrey | January 20, 2015 | 11:26 PM
Not radical Muslim terrorism, not an unsecured border, not an $18 trillion federal debt, not 109 million Americans in households on federal welfare programs. These are not the greatest threats facing us today.
Michael W. Chapman | January 20, 2015 | 6:04 PM
Reverend Franklin Graham, son of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, said America “was built on Christian principles” but Christians are being pushed “to the back of room” today, and added that Americans need to embrace biblical principles, knowing that this country “wasn’t built by Islam” or “any other group” but by those “who believed and supported the Lord Jesus Christ.”
Michael W. Chapman | January 20, 2015 | 11:18 AM
As Americans remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) this week, it is important to recall that in his civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 1960s, one of the first prominent white evangelical preachers who supported him in that struggle was Pastor Billy Graham.
Eric Scheiner | January 20, 2015 | 10:20 AM
In a video posted on YouTube last Friday, Rangel says, “The president’s recommendation that we have two years of free college is really so important to the security of the United States of America.”
Penny Starr | January 19, 2015 | 6:54 PM
In an interview from London on Monday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R-La.) defended his earlier remarks about “no-go zones” in the United Kingdom, citing a UK police chief and “elected officials,” and he stressed that Sharia law is “completely incompatible” with Western civilization and that “radical Islam” is a “threat to our way of life.”
Michael Morris | January 19, 2015 | 4:40 PM
A recent Gallup poll conducted on January 5-8, 2015 suggests that race relations have significantly worsened in the United States since 2008, the year Obama was elected President.
Eric Scheiner | January 19, 2015 | 4:14 PM
Dr. Ben Carson says, Martin Luther King Jr. would not want the “cycle of expectation and dependency” that’s in this country.
Curtis Kalin | January 19, 2015 | 1:31 PM
In a culture that often portrays the world only in a way that some wish it to be, the movie American Sniper does otherwise – it simply, directly, and honestly depicts the reality of the life of a legendary soldier.
Terence P. Jeffrey | January 19, 2015 | 12:52 PM
When the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was thrown in jail in Birmingham, Ala., on Good Friday 1963, for marching to protest that city’s racist segregation laws, he wrote a letter in which he explained the moral and religious foundation of law itself.
Eric Scheiner | January 19, 2015 | 12:27 PM
According to the Idaho State Journal, The events of the shooting unfolded in slow motion to Pocatello, Idaho apartment resident James Cvengros.

Syndicated Columns

January 23, 2015
"American Sniper" is now expected to surpass $200 million in ticket sales, demonstrating that the American public has a lot more gratitude for the sacrifices our troops make for freedom than the loudest mouths in Tinseltown.
January 23, 2015
"American Sniper" is now expected to surpass $200 million in ticket sales, demonstrating that the American public has a lot more gratitude for the sacrifices our troops make for freedom than the loudest mouths in Tinseltown.
January 23, 2015
The United States has no religion; we have an ideology — secular democracy. But the Muslim world rejects secularism and will use democracy to free itself of us and establish regimes that please Allah.
January 23, 2015
If the Obama administration exerted as much energy combating Yemeni jihadists as it did waging war on the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the Yemen capital might still be standing.
January 23, 2015
By one metric, Obama has been the most successful president in our history: He is well on his way to fundamentally transforming this nation — for the worse.
January 22, 2015
We are not a normal society any longer. We are a society of love. Love, we now believe, conquers all — including basic standards of morality.
January 21, 2015
From the liberal media's coverage of my beautiful adopted hometown, you'd think we live in a KKK-infested hotbed where every person of color fears for his or her life.
January 21, 2015
Perhaps if we started rolling back the welfare state — and reduced the burden of government on all families that rely on themselves and not the government — more mothers would choose to stay home even if that meant Obama and his ideological heirs would discriminate against them in the tax code.
January 20, 2015
Race relations today seem in some ways more poisonous than in 1965, when there were vast deposits of goodwill and LBJ easily pushed through the Voting Rights Act.
January 20, 2015
If we can't have a wholly unified Republican Party, can the GOP at least agree on some major issues that are essential to the Republican brand and, more importantly, help to get this country back on the right track?