Opinion

  • 'A MODERN-DAY MOSES'

    It was the death of Vladimir Slepak, one of the principal "refuseniks" who battled Kremlin officials for nearly two decades to win the right to leave the Soviet state that repressed them and reviled them even as it held them captive. His apartment at 15 Gorky Street in Moscow, a short walk from…

    David Shribman
  • Hillary Blames the Cops

    Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today. No one would be marching for Freddie. For he can now be credibly cast in the victim's role in the great new narrative against America — that ours is a society of…

    Pat Buchanan
  • AS EVIDENCE GROWS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE, OPPONENTS DIG IN

    Meanwhile, the great state of California is desperately dry as it endures the fourth year of a drought that has already burned through every historical record. As different as the manifestations are, though, both regions are likely grappling with the effects of climate change. According to the…

    Cynthia Tucker
  • MSNBC POLICE BRUTALITY EXPERTS ARE INCREDIBLE -- NOT IN A GOOD WAY

    It's beginning to look as if the Democratic Party can't whip African-Americans into an anti-white frenzy to turn out on Election Day, and then say, "OK, thanks, guys! That's all we need. ...

    Ann Coulter
  • Debunking Obama's Bilious Baltimore Babble

    The latest paroxysm of urban violence, looting, and recriminations in Baltimore prompted President Obama on Tuesday to trot out his frayed Blame The Callous, Tight-Fisted Republicans card.

    Michelle Malkin
  • Summer in the City

    Welcome to Baltimore, where the first two games of a three-game series were postponed and the third is to be played with no people, lest what should be a sporting event degenerate into a race riot.

    Susan Estrich
  • BOTH SIDES MUST WORK TO END OUR SEASON OF KILLING

    How is it that the police fill their role, as in a stage play, and young black men play right into the cops' hands? The advancement of civil rights for all Americans moved slowly until the 1960s when (God must have been watching) the struggle exploded with the extraordinary insights of the Rev.…

    Georgie Anne Geyer
  • Biblical Values -- or Vegas Values?

    Almost all of the declared and undeclared Republican candidates for 2016 could be found this weekend at one of two events, or both. The first was organized by the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition, and held in Point of Grace Church in Waukee. Dominated by Evangelical Christians, who were 60…

    Pat Buchanan
  • CLINTON AND THE SPECIAL INTERESTS

    There is the question about how former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton performs on the campaign trail. But perhaps the most intriguing question -- one never before posed in modern times -- is how a virtually unopposed nomination front-runner responds to the pressure groups in her party…

    David Shribman
  • Fix the Secret Service, Dammit

    We learned this week that the Secret Service dawdled for an entire year before fixing a broken security system at the home of former President George H. W. Bush. The Secret Service itself is looking pretty broken these days. A few weeks ago, two drunken agents returning from a party drove right…

    Mona Charen
  • Why Is Yemen Our War?

    For a month now, the Saudi air force has been bombing Yemen to reverse a takeover of that nation of 25 million by Houthi rebels, and reinstall a president who fled his country and is residing in Riyadh. The Saudis have hit airfields, armor and arms depots, and caused a humanitarian catastrophe. …

    Pat Buchanan
  • About Loretta Lynch

    When she takes the oath of office as attorney general, after coming close to breaking records on how long it took to give her the courtesy of a vote, Loretta Lynch will become the first African-American woman to serve in that position. Loretta Lynch's confirmation should have been a nonissue.

    Susan Estrich
  • IMMIGRANTS OF COLOR SUCCEED THROUGH DETERMINATION

    If you are a student of current events, you're likely tempted toward pessimism about the prospects for young black men. A steady and depressing stream of news reports has focused on the deaths of young black men at the hands of police officials. Still, there is other news about young black men,…

    Cynthia Tucker
  • STILL NO REPORTS OF 'HILLARY FEVER' OUTBREAKS

    I gather from the increasing hysteria of the feminists that Democrats are beginning to rebel at having a loser of a presidential candidate being foist upon them, in the person of Hillary Clinton. The same way the national tea party leaders are a thorn in the side of the Republican Party,…

    Ann Coulter
  • SleazeBob Menendez's 36DD Visa Program

    According to the recently unsealed federal indictment against him, sleazy Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., took it upon himself to add his own very special, crooked path to the U.S. The New York Post recounted this weekend how Menendez and his staff pressured the State Department to expedite the foreign…

    Michelle Malkin
  • ALLIANCES SHIFT IN THE SANDS OF THE MIDDLE EAST

    But somehow, as our aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt steamed valiantly through the waters off Yemen to join other Yankee ships to intercept Iranian arms destined for the rebels there, the disturbing thought hit me that our allies today seem to have radically changed. In the southern reaches of…

    Georgie Anne Geyer
  • Obama's Republican Collaborators

    The GOP swept to victory in November by declaring that this imperial presidency must be brought to heel, and President Obama's illicit seizures of Congressional power must end. This week, Congress takes up legislation to cede His Majesty full authority to negotiate the largest trade deal in…

    Pat Buchanan
  • CLINTON V. RUBIO ET AL

    Perhaps the Clinton skeptics prefer a comparison with Herbert Hoover, probably the only figure in modern history besides Dwight Eisenhower and perhaps George H.W. Bush, with pre-presidential experience commensurate with Clinton's. Either way, she begins her second campaign for the White House with…

    David Shribman
  • Obama: Cuban Information Minister?

    Two relatively recent photos of Barack Obama with foreign leaders reveal much about his deep-dyed leftism. The first features President Obama and democratically elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of one of America's most loyal friends. Obama looks strained. The second is a snap of…

    Mona Charen
  • A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?

    The answer the authors give, in "Countdown to War: The Coming U.S. Russia Conflict," is that the odds are shortening on a military collision between the world's largest nuclear powers. The cockpit of the conflict, should it come, will be Ukraine. What makes the article timely is the report that…

    Pat Buchanan