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 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.
October 4, 2017, 5:32 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) -- The total federal debt climbed by $671,455,302,116.72 in fiscal 2017, making 2017 the 60th straight fiscal year in which the federal debt has increased, according to the official numbers published by the U.S. Treasury.
October 4, 2017, 4:33 AM EDT
The cadet chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy stands as the moral and architectural punctuation point of the academy.
September 27, 2017, 5:21 PM EDT
September 23, 2017, 12:43 AM EDT
 President Donald Trump in Alabama, Sept. 23, 2017.
September 22, 2017, 5:05 PM EDT
 (CNSNews.com) - The unemployment rates in Tennessee, Idaho and North Dakota hit historic lows this August with each state registering its lowest rate of unemployment since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking state-by-state unemployment in 1976.
September 20, 2017, 5:22 AM EDT
The "rich" — the people liberals want to tax more — are those who stayed in school, got married, had kids, worked and persisted.
September 18, 2017, 5:47 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - More than half of the American households in which the householder worked at a full-time job at least part of the year in 2016 ended up with household incomes that exceeded $74,869 and were in the top two-fifths of incomes nationwide,
September 14, 2017, 3:26 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The three richest counties in the United States with populations of 65,000 or more, when measured by their 2016 median household incomes, were all suburbs of Washington, D.C., according to data re
September 13, 2017, 4:28 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The federal government collected record total tax revenues through the first eleven months of fiscal 2017 (Oct.