Commentary

Daren Bakst June 8, 2018 | 4:10 PM EDT

As the farm bill debate heats up, it is important to remember that farm subsidy reform is definitely a conservative issue.

Daniel Mitchell June 8, 2018 | 3:21 PM EDT

Writing a column every day can sometimes be a challenge, in part because of logistics (I have to travel a lot, which can make things complicated), but also because I want to make sure I’m sharing interesting and relevant information.

Jeffrey M. McCall June 8, 2018 | 1:53 PM EDT

The nation has acted all shocked by the latest poisonous utterances coming out of the mouths and tweets of dullards such as Samantha Bee and Roseanne Barr. The nation, however, should hardly be astounded by such outbursts. The climate for such idiocy has been allowed to develop over several decades by the media establishment, the main cultural legitimizer in society. Sure, Roseanne and Bee are the disseminators of the toxicity and should be held individually responsible. The media outlets that empower them, however, must also be held to account for the disorderly cultural climate that exists today.

Charles Blahous June 8, 2018 | 11:21 AM EDT

The 2018 Social Security and Medicare trustees’ reports have been released.  For the first time in several years they contain some big (in addition to their usual bad) news: the combined Social Security trust funds and the Medicare Hospital Insurance (HI) trust fund will begin drawing down their reserves this year, on their respective ways to eventual depletion.  In the case of Medicare HI, that depletion is now projected to occur in just eight short years, by 2026.

June 8, 2018 | 10:23 AM EDT

Many of us know about D-Day through films like “Saving Private Ryan.” But no film has ever told the story of another great battle that took place that day.

Jarrett Stepman June 8, 2018 | 9:46 AM EDT

California suffers from droughts, but the state’s government is an endless well of bad ideas.

David Limbaugh June 8, 2018 | 8:52 AM EDT

The left and Trump-opposing right are predictably annoyed at President Trump's persistent description of the liberal media as "fake news." Like it or not, the term as he uses it has merit.

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham June 8, 2018 | 4:42 AM EDT

What is it about our entertainment elites that makes them think they are so much wiser than everyone else?

Patrick J. Buchanan June 8, 2018 | 4:34 AM EDT

In the city's eight most prestigious schools, like Stuyvesant High School and the Bronx School of Science, where admission is by written test, the makeup of the student body does not remotely resemble the racial diversity of the city.

Rabbi Aryeh Spero June 7, 2018 | 2:46 PM EDT

Once a lofty concept, the term social justice has been hijacked and exploited by the political left to radically transform America and bully Americans into forfeiting many basic rights in deference to the left’s agenda. Intoning social justice has proven to be a sure-proof formula for silencing average Americans, thereby providing the left with endless societal victories. After all, who wants to be accused of standing in the way of social justice?