Commentary

Terence P. Jeffrey December 19, 2018 | 4:48 AM EST

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that Trump signed that month included language that mandated the "elimination" of the penalty for not obeying the requirement to buy health insurance.

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham December 19, 2018 | 4:40 AM EST

Anything goes in the continuing assault against President Trump and his policies, most especially where the left's top-shelf issues, immigration and abortion, are concerned.

Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris December 18, 2018 | 4:19 PM EST

Over the past few months, Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been delivering an important message to our country’s allies: America’s energy renaissance is your gift, too. As Perry said at the beginning of the year, “The United States is not just exporting energy, we’re exporting freedom.”

Alex McFarland December 18, 2018 | 4:03 PM EST

The Christmas season is upon us, with trees up, lights twinkling and general merriment abounding.

Mark Fitzgibbons December 18, 2018 | 2:52 PM EST

Democrat political activist Letitia James, elected to be New York’s next Attorney General, is out to destroy Donald Trump and anyone around him. She recently told NBC News, “We will use every area of the law to investigate President Trump and his business transactions and that of his family as well,” and that, “[w]e want to investigate anyone in his orbit who has, in fact, violated the law.”

John Horvat II December 18, 2018 | 11:00 AM EST

For those agonizing over what to buy this Christmas for their toddlers, the wait may be over. A panel of experts has just weighed in with suggestions targeting young children in the digital age. What do the experts say? Do they recommend a family-friendly video game that might be good fun and improve motor skills at the same time? A gender-neutral AI robot that excites the imagination and answers the endless questions of an inquisitive tot? Do they recommend any of a world of toys out there that fill virtual and non-virtual shelves with high-tech gadgets? On December 3, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a study, “Selecting Appropriate Toys for Young Children in the Digital Era.” The recommendations for the best toys for those five years or younger may surprise new i-gen parents (born after 1996) who grew up with i-phones.

Ryan T. Anderson December 18, 2018 | 10:14 AM EST

Two remarkable things took place last month in the world of biotechnology: A Chinese doctor claimed to have created two genetically modified human embryos who were successfully nurtured to birth, and the worldwide scientific community roundly rejected this experiment as a violation of ethics.

Stephen Moore December 18, 2018 | 9:44 AM EST

The first iron rule of American politics is: Follow the money. This explains, oh, about 80 percent of what goes on in Washington.

Walter E. Williams December 18, 2018 | 9:13 AM EST

Among the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's responsibilities are approval and regulation of pharmaceutical drugs. In short, its responsibility is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of drugs. In the performance of this task, FDA officials can make two types of errors — statistically known as the type I error and type II error. With respect to the FDA, a type I error is the rejection or delayed approval of a drug that is safe and effective — erring on the side of over-caution — and a type II error is the approval of a drug that has unanticipated dangerous side effects, or erring on the side of under-caution.

Patrick J. Buchanan December 18, 2018 | 4:14 AM EST
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Kim Jong Un, angered by the newest U.S. sanctions, is warning that North Korea's commitment to denuclearization could be imperiled and we could be headed for "exchanges of fire."