Politics and Public Life

Here’s Why GOP Legislators Should Create A Legal Pathway For Dreamers

During the next few weeks, GOP legislators have a golden opportunity to rise above bipartisan gridlock by passing a bill that secures American borders andcreates an earned pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million “Dreamers” who were brought here illegally as children. President Donald Trump has signaled recently that he wants to accomplish both objectives, and the vast [ Read More ]

No Moore Waffling: Conservatives, It’s Time to Make Up Our Minds about Roy

On Tuesday December 12, the good people of Alabama will decide whether to vote for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate who is accused of multiple accounts of inappropriate sexual contact with underage girls. Beside Moore on the ballot is Doug Jones, a pro-abortion candidate who generally supports the policies associated with his party’s secular progressive [ Read More ]

Mugabe’s Ouster: Why President Trump Should Take a “Hands-On” Approach

Today, Zimbabwe’s governing party moved to oust Robert Mugabe as its leader, four days after the military arrested him on charges of corruption and effectively ended his authoritarian rule of nearly four decades. Although the Trump administration has taken a largely “hands-off” approach to Zimbabwe, President Trump now has the opportunity to exhibit leadership by [ Read More ]

Free Speech Is Dying on College Campuses. Here Are 5 Ways to Revive and Protect It.

During the past 18 months, college students have engaged in disruptive and even violent activities toward guest speakers whose ideas they considered offensive. In response, college administrators have tended to capitulate to—or collaborate with—the demonstrators by disinviting scheduled speakers and disciplining students or professors whose views were considered offensive. In fact, recent studies by the [ Read More ]