Ann Coulter’s Casual Cruelty

Ann Coulter, in attacking a Christian missionary who contracted the Ebola virus, demonstrated both cruelty and biblical illiteracy.

The Nasty, Brutish World of Richard Dawkins

The evolutionary biologist and prominent atheist Richard Dawkins believes we have a moral obligation to abort Down syndrome children. Which makes him a moral fool.

Recognizing American Saints

These five beatification causes, currently in the works, illustrate the rich diversity of American Catholicism and the extraordinary ways in which the Holy Spirit enlivens “heroic virtue”—the mark of a saint.

The Immigration Middle Ground

A true compromise on immigration policy must be designed not to meet the political requirements of building an elite coalition, but to address the problems of our immigration system and the needs of the country.

Is History Really Over?

Democracy and the free economy are not machines that can run by themselves; it takes a certain critical mass of citizens, living certain habits of mind and heart, to make them work properly.

“The Tide of War is Receding,” “We Don’t Do Stupid [Stuff],” and Other Myths

President Obama’s statements on foreign policy over the past several years stand in stark contrast with the facts on the ground in the Middle East and elsewhere.


The GOP Needs Realistic Expectations for Governing from Congress

Changing direction on economic policy, including health care, is going to require a Republican president. Republicans in Congress should keep that in mind when planning their 2015 agenda.


The Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Canard

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency causes Palestinians to live as permanent victims, using money that would be better spent helping refugees around the world.


A Millennial Column

On the occasion of his 1000th syndicated column, the author offers some reflections on what it means to write about serious ideas in a truly Catholic manner.

Back to School: When Mr. Reuter Becomes ‘Ms. Reuter’

What happens when a teacher ‘transitions’ from male to female? An elementary school in Washington, D.C. provides a case study in the left’s efforts to foist ideological conformity on America’s school children, re-educating them in gender and sexuality according to queer theory.