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  • Clinton's Leftward Tack on Immigration and Guns Has Risks for November By Michael Barone

    You win the presidency, Richard Nixon supposedly observed, by tacking to the right in the primaries and to the center in the general election. Hillary Clinton seems to be following that strategy except, as a Democrat, she is tacking to the left.

  • Feminist Fabricator Lena Dunham Rides Again By Michelle Malkin

    In Hollywood, anything is possible -- if you're a privileged femme fraudster with cover-up pals in all the right (or rather, left) places.

    Last week, upper-crust Manhattanite actress Lena Dunham dropped in at the Beverly Hills home of billionaire mogul Ron Burkle, who was co-hosting an event with Hanoi Jane Fonda, organized by the Rape Foundation, to honor her longtime friend and HBO "Girls" show producer, Judd Apatow.

  • House 2016: Is It Possible for Republicans to Kick Away Their Majority? By Kyle Kondik

    Republicans working to maintain the party’s historically large House majority appear relatively confident about the aspects of the next campaign they can control: incumbent performance, recruitment of challengers, staffing, fundraising, etc. What concerns them are the aspects of the campaign they do not control.

  • Gitmo Extended Stay America Suites in Colorado? Hell No! By Michelle Malkin

    Liberal readers have scoffed at my repeated warnings about the dangerous prospect of an enemy combatant dump on American soil. Over the years, I've flagged the Obama administration's scouting forays in Illinois, Kansas and South Carolina. Now, the White House is considering my adopted home, Colorado, as the new digs for the dregs of Gitmo.

    If there was ever a time for Coloradans of all political stripes to unite under the "Not in My Backyard" banner, this is it.

  • Escaping Tyranny By John Stossel

    North Korea is called the "worst place on earth" for good reason. Thousands of people are tortured. Some North Koreans eat rodents to try to survive, and many starve anyway. In winter, they freeze. No one but the dictator has any true freedom, and no one is allowed to leave.

    One person who understands that is Yeonmi Park. Now she's 22. But for 16 years, she did amazing things "In Order to Live." That is the title of her new book.

  • Obama Offers ‘Crazy List’ As Silver Bullet To Gun Massacres By Charles Hurt

    Like the bumper sticker says, a gun’s only serious enemies are rust and politicians. At least rust has principles.

    Of course, nothing inspires shameless partisan ambition in politicians like an awful human tragedy. So, in a spasm of deceitful grandstanding, President Obama immediately sprang into the spotlight of last week’s terrible shooting in Oregon to peddle some of the worn, broken and rejected political wares he’s never been able to offload on anyone before.

  • Charlatans and Sheep By Thomas Sowell

    One of the many painful signs of the mindlessness of our times was a recent section of the Wall Street Journal, built around the theme "What's Holding Women Back in the Workplace?"

    Whenever some group is not equally represented in some institution or activity, the automatic response in some quarters is to assume that someone has prevented equality of outcomes.

  • Policy Reform That Comes From Outside (and in Spite of) Washington by Michael Barone

    Not all important public policy reforms come from Washington. Really lasting reforms can percolate from the bottom up, brewed by citizens with a grievance pushing state and local governments to act.

  • Carly Fiorina, Identity Politics and the Death of Feminism by Ted Rall

    If you doubt that the politics of identity have triumphed over the debate over ideas, read the New York Times story about how "Carly Fiorina Both Repels and Enthralls Liberal Feminists."

  • The Baby Butchers and Their Media Butchers By Michelle Malkin

    "I'd say a lot of people want liver." 

    The propagandists of Planned Parenthood don't want you to remember that earlier this summer the group apologized for the "tone" of one of its top officials, Deborah Nucatola, who casually hawked unborn baby parts to undercover journalists from the Center for Medical Progress as she swilled wine and chomped on a salad.