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A Failed Parade For A Failed Terrorist by Jorge Bonilla | May 25, 2017, 4:46 PM

CORRECTION: A prior version of this column suggested that the Board of Directors of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade announced its decision to honor Oscar López Rivera as a "National Freedom Hero" on May 17th, 2017. In fact, that decision was announced on the 2nd, and that line was stricken from the column. Regardless, Oscar López Rivera remains an unrepentant terrorist; his release a grotesque injustice.


The Forgotten Slaughters of the Innocents by Michelle Malkin | May 24, 2017, 1:36 PM

For now, everyone knows the sonorous name and cherubic face of 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos.

She's the littlest known victim of Monday night's jihad attack in Manchester, England. Her doe-eyed image spread as rapidly across social media as the #PrayForManchester hashtags and Twitter condolences from celebrities.

But I guarantee you that beautiful Saffie Rose will evaporate from the memories of those most loudly proclaiming "Never forget" faster than a dewdrop in the desert.

How to Live in Peace by Walter E. Williams | May 24, 2017, 1:30 PM

Millions of people love Apple computers and wouldn't be caught using a PC. By contrast, there are many millions of PC users who feel the same way about Apple computers. Many men like double-breasted suits, but I wouldn't be caught dead in one. Some people swear by Cadillac cars, but my favorite is Mercedes-Benz.

The Genius of Roger Ailes by Cal Thomas | May 24, 2017, 1:28 PM

Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after suffering a fall, understood and respected Middle America from whence he came.

Big Hack Attack and the NHS by Cal Thomas | May 18, 2017, 5:27 PM

The ransomware cyberattack that wormed its way into at least 74 countries recently exposed new vulnerabilities in the UK's National Health Service (NHS), as if it weren't vulnerable enough.

Hospital systems in England and Scotland were taken offline. Major operations were delayed, causing frustration and additional worry to patients who spoke to TV interviewers. Sky News technology correspondent Tom Cheshire asked why the affected NHS trusts were not up to date. The answer he received from an IT source inside NHS was: "They patched nothing generally."

The Russians Have Come by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. | May 18, 2017, 5:24 PM

While contemplating the Democrats' agitated preoccupation with the allegations of Russia's intrusion into our 2016 presidential election, many thoughts occur. However, the salient thought for me, engendered by our Democratic friends' anti-Russian rhetoric, is that many years ago during the early stages of the Cold War, The John Birch Society tried to warn us. It was raising the alarm as the Democrats are today. How did we greet them? What did the Birchers get for raising the specter of Russian imperialism and world domination?

Who Has Absolute Health Care Moral Authority? by Michelle Malkin | May 18, 2017, 5:20 PM

Here is what happens if you try to tell health care stories that defy big government orthodoxy: When GOP Congressman Rodney Davis of Illinois tried to recount how his wife, a nurse and colon cancer survivor, struggled in the nationalized Canadian health care system, liberal protesters responded by uttering "Ugh!" and catcalling him.

Sheer Lunacy on Campus by Walter E. Williams | May 18, 2017, 5:18 PM

Parents, taxpayers and donors have little idea of the levels of lunacy, evil and lawlessness that have become features of many of today's institutions of higher learning. Parents, taxpayers and donors who ignore or are too lazy to find out what goes on in the name of higher education are nearly as complicit as the professors and administrators who promote or sanction the lunacy, evil and lawlessness. As for the term "institutions of higher learning," we might start asking: Higher than what? Let's look at a tiny sample of academic lunacy.

The President and the Media: Time to Re-Do Press Briefings? by Jeffrey Lord | May 13, 2017, 5:29 PM

Here’s the headline that is causing gasps of astonishment in the White House press corps and the larger liberal media.  (The Justice referred to here is the title of Fox host Judge Jeanine Pirro’s Fox News show.)

'Justice' Preview: Trump Says It's a 'Good Idea' to End Daily Press Briefings

ABC's Despicable Decision to Cancel ‘Last Man Standing’ by Matt Norcross | May 13, 2017, 10:06 AM

Editor's Note: The following has been adapted with the author's permission from its original publication on Carolina Culture Warrior.