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Column | Is Democracy on the way down?

There is a worldwide audience for what Beijing had to say about the shutdown of the U.S. government, for there is truth in it.

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Column | Reign of Error: Based on 2017, we’re in for a bumpy 2018

It’s been quite a year, the exact reverse of that whole “time flies when you’re having fun” thing.

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Column | Beware the ‘Conservative’ who grows in office

The maddening problem facing conservatives fighting the growth of Big Government is that much of the growth is fertilized by former conservatives who start growing first.

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Column | Warning: 24-hour news causes truth decay

With his famed utterance that everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts, the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan had to have known, on some level, that he was offering a cliche destined to last the ages.

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Column | A U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria?

The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria – with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides.

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Column | Hey, Feds, take your ethanol mandate and shovel it!

My back is sore from shoveling snow – and it’s the federal government’s fault.

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Community View | Marijuana battle up in smoke

Who can remember “Reefer Madness?” Yikes. That stuff was practically turning people into zombies!

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Column | What the latest stupid government shutdown means

On Monday, Democrats caved on their manufactured government shutdown.

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Column | The security threat posed by s---hole countries

President Trump’s dismissal of nations and continents peopled by those who don’t share his skin tone is frightening.

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Community View | Political division ended what was a blossoming friendship

If I had it to do over again, I would try to not let that happen.

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Column | Wages are definitely declining under Trump

On January 12, the Department of Labor issued its December analysis of inflation-adjusted wages which show that the American economy is in a wage recession.

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Stop feministsplaining sex to men

Well, feminists, it’s time to stop “feministsplaining” sex to men.

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Column | Merit-Based Compassion

President Trump’s vulgar language and racist views regarding immigration obfuscate serious debate over a key policy about which many reasonable people disagree.

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Column | How to rent U.S. citizenship for only 5 percent per month

The current controversy involving granting amnesty to approximately 800,000 Delayed Accountability for Contemptuous Aliens (DACA) is nowhere near the end of demands to appease mass lawbreakers.

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Column | iPhone Xcess leads to getting Miss Kitty ready for a bath

For my eldest and most expensive daughter’s 15th birthday, she requested a new cellphone/adolescent life-support unit.

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Column | Trump: In immigration debate, race matters

President Trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I ... heard our president speak yesterday.”

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Column | Washington is my only hope against Girl Scout Cookies

I’m on a diet – a miserable diet just as millions of Americans are during January every year.

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Column | Trump Should Say ‘No’ to Whirlpool Plan to Kill U.S. Jobs

With healthcare reform in abeyance, tax reform done, and the White House starting to pivot toward immigration, is there still room for the trade agenda?

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Community View | Route 66 Gateway Arch: It’s not rocket science, just get it done

In regard to The Route 66 Gateway Arch, it seems that again we are inundated with a whole flock of confusing information.

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Rep. Paul Gosar: Why I voted against FISA 702 reauthorization

... I took an oath to defend the Constitution. Allowing warrantless spying on American citizens is a violation of the Constitution.

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Column | A new Russia story that’s largely been overlooked

As conflict and confusion on Capitol Hill continues to swirl around Fusion GPS, Christopher Steele, and the salacious dossier, a new Russia story broke much more quietly this week.

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Column | Sock It To Me: ‘Laugh-In’ Turns 50

Am I excited about the upcoming (Jan. 22) 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking NBC comedy-variety series “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”?

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Column | The virtue-signaling anti-virtue crowd

Imagine it’s late 2011. The world just found out about Jerry Sandusky, former assistant Penn State football coach who would be convicted of repeatedly raping children in 2012.

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Column | Frigid winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

It’s so cold, politicians are picking their own pockets, people are flocking inside the U.S. Capitol just for the hot air, and the outlook for anti-Trumpers has been downgraded from miserable and bewildered to hopelessly depressed.

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Column | America’s left in the grip of insanity

Trump isn't Khamenei.