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

November 8, 2017, 5:22 PM EST
First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Only the Federal Reserve owns more U.S.
November 8, 2017, 11:12 AM EST
President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Communist Party of China General Secretary Xi Jinping.
November 8, 2017, 9:45 AM EST
Bob Dylan and Charlie Daniels in the studio.
November 8, 2017, 4:29 AM EST
Does a married couple who have two children and who earn $59,000 represent the "typical family of four"? No.
November 6, 2017, 4:28 PM EST
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - A total of 14.4 million beneficiaries of Medicare Part D, which offers Medicare recipients the opportunity to get federally subsidized prescription drug coverage, received at least one prescription for an opioid in 2016 while the Medicare Part D program paid about $4.1 billion to
November 3, 2017, 9:36 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The United States has gained 138,000 manufacturing jobs in 2017, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
November 2, 2017, 5:45 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The federal debt climbed $197,573,533,835.88 in October, the first month of fiscal 2018.
November 2, 2017, 4:09 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The tax reform bill that the House Ways and Means Committee released today slashes in half the size of a mortgage that qualifies for the mortgage-interest deduction from federal income taxes.
November 2, 2017, 1:17 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The new tax bill released by the House Ways and Means Committee retains a progressive tax code—that takes away larger percentages of a taxpayers’ income as the taxpayer earns more money—
November 1, 2017, 5:15 AM EDT
What is the proper purpose of federal taxation?
October 31, 2017, 11:05 AM EDT
President Donald Trump and House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The tax plan the House Ways and Means Committee will release on Wednesday may eliminate the federal income tax deduction that people are currently permitted to take for the state and local income or sales taxes t
October 27, 2017, 2:25 PM EDT
President Donald Trump and House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - President Donald Trump and the House and Senate committees responsible for drafting new tax legislation have indicated that they want that tax legislation to provide for a “reformed tax code at least as progr
October 25, 2017, 4:24 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - In fiscal 2017, real Social Security Administration spending topped $1 trillion for the first time, according data published in the Monthly Treasury Statement.
October 25, 2017, 11:42 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Dissenting from a ruling in the U.S.
October 25, 2017, 4:54 AM EDT
As an illegal immigrant in the legal custody of the federal government, does J.D. have a "right" to abort her child here? Can the federal government be forced to facilitate such an abortion?
October 24, 2017, 11:05 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - In California--which with a July 2016 population of 39,250,017 is the nation’s most populous state--44.6 percent of the people five years of age and older do not speak English at home, according t
October 20, 2017, 2:09 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Real federal spending in fiscal 2017, which ended on Sept. 30, was higher than in any year in the history of the United States other than fiscal 2009, which was the year that President Barack Obama’s $840 billion stimulus law was enacted.
October 18, 2017, 4:41 AM EDT
In fiscal 1941, real per capita federal spending was approximately $1,718. In fiscal 2017, which concluded at the end of September, it was about $12,239.
October 11, 2017, 4:38 AM EDT
Despite offering broad exemptions for people and institutions that have religious or moral objections to this coverage, the new regulations maintain Obama's mandate.
October 6, 2017, 9:07 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The number of people working for the federal government has declined by 13,000 in 2017, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.