Commentary

David and Jason Benham February 14, 2019 | 10:36 AM EST
One of our favorite family movies of all time is “War Room” by Alex and Stephen Kendrick. Our kids often ask us to play it when we’re on road trips, and we gladly oblige because it’s an inspiring film that shows the power and importance of prayer, which is vital in the life of every believer who chooses to stand in the gap for God.
Justin Bogie February 14, 2019 | 9:32 AM EST
Wow. $22 trillion. Let that huge number sink in. It’s the gross national debt reported Monday by the Treasury Department.
Ben Shapiro February 14, 2019 | 8:54 AM EST
In the past few weeks, prominent Democrats have endorsed infanticide; admitted to dressing in blackface; called for an end to fossil fuels, airplanes and farting cows; and trafficked in open anti-Semitism. None of this is a serious problem for many in the media. For members of the media, the real story is that Republicans keep pouncing.
Daniel Mitchell February 13, 2019 | 4:25 PM EST
In Part I of our series on Socialism in the Modern World, we looked at the tragic story of Venezuela.
Walter E. Williams February 13, 2019 | 2:32 PM EST
Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other states, along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam, allow marijuana to be used for medical purposes. Let's examine some hidden issues about marijuana use. Before we start, permit me to state my values about medical or recreational use of any drug. We each own ourselves. If we choose to take chances with substances that can ruin our health, lead to death and otherwise destroy our own lives, that's our right. But we do not have a right to harm others in the process of harming...
John Stonestreet February 13, 2019 | 2:23 PM EST
Believing that the impossible becomes possible by congressional mandate is the essence of what Jacques Ellul called “the political illusion.” That illusion was on clear display last week when freshman New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey released what they call the “Green New Deal.”
Ken Blackwell February 13, 2019 | 10:42 AM EST
Politicians in Washington are often immersed in endless political fights with little regard for the impact of the policies they are actually fighting over.  We see this with taxes, regulations, spending, trade and other issues.  The decisions they make often have unforeseen consequences in communities and small towns. 
Carson Holloway February 13, 2019 | 9:41 AM EST
Americans today are inclined to accept, without thinking much about it, the idea of judicial supremacy. 
Michelle Malkin February 13, 2019 | 8:50 AM EST
If you are puzzled by the nationwide rape kit testing backlog, Oklahoma provides maddening insight on the bureaucratic forces that create intolerable inertia — and injustice.
Terence P. Jeffrey February 13, 2019 | 4:45 AM EST
A 1973 book demonstrates that the approach to transportation embraced today by Ocasio-Cortez, and the approach to human life embraced by Virginia Gov. Northam, have long intellectual pedigrees on the American left.