Commentary

Ben Shapiro December 6, 2018 | 8:32 AM EST

This week, France set itself on fire; the stock market tumbled; and news broke that low-wage employment tumbled in the city of Seattle. What do these three headlines have in common? That policies aren't wish lists — they have real-world consequences.

Jarrett Stepman December 5, 2018 | 4:22 PM EST

The anarchical mayhem in the streets of Paris in recent days paint a picture of a fractured society with deep-seated problems—a breakdown of the fragile yet essential rule of law.

John Stonestreet December 5, 2018 | 3:26 PM EST

Every once in a while, we’re offered a peek behind an ideological curtain. That’s what happened last week in The New York Times.

Rabbi Aryeh Spero December 5, 2018 | 2:34 PM EST

Many think of Hanukkah as a fight for religious freedom. While religious freedom was at stake, it was part of a broader battle on behalf of the concept of national identity. The Maccabees, local Judeans who spearheaded the revolt against the overpowering northern Syrian Greeks, and who inspired the grass-roots, did so for the overarching cause of retaining Judea’s identity and Jewish character, which was under assault by those trying to denude Judea of its distinctiveness.

Michelle Malkin December 5, 2018 | 10:39 AM EST

Impolite question, but it needs to be asked: Is there a Republican dead body that left-wing partisans won't use to bash Donald Trump?

Nicolas Loris December 5, 2018 | 9:59 AM EST

Frustrated with General Motors Co.’s recent announcement of plant closures and layoffs, President Donald Trump said the administration is now looking at cutting at subsidies to the automaker, including for electric vehicles.

Walter E. Williams December 5, 2018 | 9:16 AM EST

A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. Only 42 percent prefer the latter. Twenty-five percent of millennials who know who Vladimir Lenin was view him favorably. Lenin was the first premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Half of millennials have never heard of Communist Mao Zedong, who ruled China from 1949 to 1959 and was responsible for the deaths of 45 million Chinese people.

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham December 5, 2018 | 4:41 AM EST

As with former President Ronald Reagan, there is a vast difference between the warm memories of George H.W. Bush and the coverage of the man when he actually served in the White House.

Terence P. Jeffrey December 5, 2018 | 4:34 AM EST

It may be a prudent policy to always be polite to the police, but does that mean Americans must give up the right to be rude? A question similar to this — transcending it, in fact — is now before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Justin Haskins December 4, 2018 | 3:08 PM EST

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who will represent New York in Congress in January, has once again proven she’s more interested in misleading Americans about single-payer health care than having an honest debate that’s based on the facts.