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Why People Vote for Trump Jun. 16, 2016

Steve Chapman

Participating in a democratic society is a thankless duty that seldom repays the effort. If you do r... Read More

The State of Our Tradition May. 26, 2016

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

Madrid — One thing conservatives overlook in their worldview is tradition. We favor limited go... Read More

Andrew Jackson Gets a Second Look After a $20 Misunderstanding Apr. 29, 2016

Suzanne Fields

The inquiring mind of a young friend of mine, a junior at a Washington high school, wants to know: "... Read More

Obama Administration Should Not Apologize for Hiroshima Apr. 15, 2016

David Harsanyi

Secretary of State John Kerry toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Museum in Japan this week, a m... Read More

Fear the Mob Apr. 15, 2016

Marc Dion

You couldn't use the phrase today, but back a couple hundred years or so, people of learning and pro... Read More

Wavering Democracy in Turkey Nov. 04, 2015

Austin Bay

Turkey's democracy is the legacy of Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, and the only man... Read More

Power to Walk Away Matters More than the Right to Vote Oct. 30, 2015

Scott Rasmussen

Politicians from both major political parties often talk of empowering the middle class or some othe... Read More

Time for America to Grow Up Sep. 30, 2015

Roger Simon

Maybe this democracy thing is overrated. We would like to believe that every four years, Americans g... Read More

Turkish Election a Model for Secular Arab Spring Revolutionaries Jun. 10, 2015

Austin Bay

In nationwide parliamentary elections held June 7, Turkish voters rejected President Recep Tayyip Er... Read More

Who Lost Iraq? Jun. 09, 2015

Thomas Sowell

After the pro-Western government of China was forced to flee to the island of Taiwan in 1949, when t... Read More

Don't Know Much About History May. 10, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

In March, President Barack Obama teased the notion of making voting mandatory. "It would be transfor... Read More

The Ticket to Prosperity Apr. 08, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Gaza is home to Palestinian people, who have suffered injustices and have a history of legitimate gr... Read More

What's Gone Wrong With Democracy? Mar. 25, 2015

Walter E. Williams

The Economist magazine recently published "What's gone wrong with Democracy ... and what can be done... Read More

Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015) Mar. 24, 2015

Thomas Sowell

It is not often that the leader of a small city-state — in this case, Singapore — gets a... Read More

The Last Thing the Middle East Needs Is More Democracy Feb. 20, 2015

David Harsanyi

President Barack Obama gave a speech at the White House's summit on countering violent extremism thi... Read More

Obama Keeps Bowing in the Middle East Jan. 30, 2015

David Harsanyi

At the World Economic Forum last week, Secretary of State John Kerry argued that though extremists m... Read More

Local or National Elections? Oct. 14, 2014

Thomas Sowell

Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill once said, "All politics is local." That may have been true in Tip ... Read More

May a Million Umbrellas Bloom Oct. 01, 2014

Connie Schultz

So many seemingly small moments reveal the heart of the protest unfolding in Hong Kong. Thousands of... Read More

America at the Tipping Point (Part 2) Sep. 09, 2014

Chuck Norris

We said on 9/11 that we'd "never forget." But when our president has a no-strategy strategy for stop... Read More

Clueless in Gaza: Another Example of How We Only Support Democracy Abroad When Their Elections Go Our Way Jul. 25, 2014

Ted Rall

"Rarely has a president been confronted with so many seemingly disparate foreign policy crises all a... Read More