Are You Sick Yet, What is the H3N2 Flu?

This year’s influenza season, dubbed “moderately severe” by health care officials, has hit the United States hard, with the number of recorded cases of the disease in parts of the country up more than 500 percent. Thirteen children have died from the flu since October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with widespread

Pelosi’s ‘Immoral, Ineffective and Expensive’ Argument

Terry Jeffrey, If you try to attend next month’s Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, you better have a ticket or some other type of pass that allows you to legally enter the facility. If you don’t, you won’t get in. They have built a great big beautiful wall around that field, which,

Oprah: The Latest ‘Messiah’?

Cal Thomas, The ancient Greeks referred to the dramatic moment in some of their plays as “deus ex machina,” the god from the machine. The term, introduced by the Greek tragedian Aeschylus, has, according to definition, “evolved to mean a plot device whereby a seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly resolved by the inspired

Trump Threatens to Deal Another Blow to the Palestinian Cause

Victor Davis Hanson, President Trump set off another Twitter firestorm last week when he hinted that he may be considering cutting off hundreds of millions of dollars in annual U.S. aid to the Palestinians. Trump was angered over Palestinian unwillingness to engage in peace talks with Israel after the Trump administration announced the move of

The Imaginary Hispanic: What the Illegal War is About

Daniel Greenfield, And why a border wall is a threat to the survival of the Democrats. There are two statistics that explain the Democrat obsession with illegal immigration and open borders. 97% of immigrants in the appropriate grouping identify themselves as Hispanic, but by the fourth generation that number falls to half. Only 7% of

Islamic Terrorists or Tragic Heroes?

Raymond Ibrahim, The Western media’s ongoing attempts to portray aggressors—even suicide-bombers—as victims. The so-called mainstream media’s approach to and apologias for Islamic terrorism have become as predictable as they are farcical.  In a recent piece titled, “A Mysterious Act of Mercy by the Subway Bombing Suspect,” the New York Times’ Jeffrey Gettleman portrays would-be suicide

Judicial Anarchy Over DACA

Joseph Klein, Another activist judge runs roughshod over the separation of powers. A federal judge, U.S. District Judge William Alsup, took it upon himself to order that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), put in place by former President Obama’s executive order and wound down towards ultimate termination by President Trump’s own executive

Comrade Psychiatrist is Unhappy With Trump’s “Delusional Reformism”

Oleg Atbashian, How the Left inflicts Soviet-style psychiatry in America. American progressives have been enamored with many Soviet ideas in their time, trying to transplant them to the U.S. — from government diktat and central planning to academic indoctrination and propaganda through entertainment. And while the Soviet Union has gone the way of the dodo,

Marijuana Lights Up the Wrong Way

Andy Schlafly, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being attacked on both sides of the aisle for rescinding the Obama policy that opened the floodgates to marijuana addiction.  Funded by libertarian billionaires such as the Koch brothers, pro-pot senators like Cory Gardner are demanding that AG Sessions stand down and continue Obama’s misguided policy. Sessions rescinded

Time’s Up for ‘Temporary’ Alien Protection

Michelle Malkin, Se acabo el tiempo. Seventeen years after granting “temporary protected status” to nearly 200,000 Salvadoran citizens who had fled earthquakes in 2001 or who were already here illegally and claimed they were unable to return to their homeland because of civil strife, America is setting a deadline: Get right with the law or