Commentary

August 7, 2017 | 12:48 PM EDT

“New archaeological discovery contradicts the Bible.” Headlines like this are worth double-checking.

Alden Abbott August 7, 2017 | 12:05 PM EDT

The growth of “broadband” (high speed) internet access has bestowed enormous benefits on the American economy.

Alex McFarland August 7, 2017 | 11:34 AM EDT

The millennial generation is known for doing its own thing, bucking the system and creating trends.

Daniel Mitchell August 7, 2017 | 10:31 AM EDT

While it’s quite clear that the establishment media leans to the left, I don’t get too agitated about bias. But this example goes beyond bias and should be characterized as blatant and disgusting dishonesty. The hacks at Time took a quote from Charles Koch and then used selective editing to completely misrepresent what he actually said.

Luke Coffey August 7, 2017 | 8:26 AM EDT

The European Union, which has long interfered in the affairs of sovereign European nations, looks to be meddling in the political affairs of Poland.

Bill Donohue August 4, 2017 | 3:37 PM EDT

Michelle Carter has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself. Her lawyer argued this was, at least in part, a free speech case, but Judge Lawrence Moniz was not persuaded: he ruled she was guilty of involuntary manslaughter after texting dozens of messages beckoning Roy to commit suicide.

Timothy Doescher August 4, 2017 | 1:43 PM EDT

The U.S. economy created 209,000 jobs last month, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report, exceeding expert predictions by nearly 30,000 jobs.

Roger O'Neill August 4, 2017 | 12:16 PM EDT

Al Gore has made his way back into the political spotlight with his new film “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” This documentary follows up on the claims of the 2006 original, “An Inconvenient Truth.” Before you watch the newest Gore film, here is a reminder of how factually troubled the first film was.

Hans Bader August 4, 2017 | 11:49 AM EDT

The Washington Post has “sobering news for $15 minimum-wage boosters.” It cites a 146-page study showing that 47,000 jobs would be lost in just one county—Maryland’s wealthy Montgomery County—if it raised the minimum wage to $15.

Ana Quintana August 4, 2017 | 10:07 AM EDT

Over the weekend, Venezuela succumbed to dictatorship. It’s going to take a concerted international effort to reverse this ugly development.