Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia's largest city, recently lost his reelection bid and was also sentenced to prison for saying that the Koran does not forbid Muslims from voting for non-Muslims.

A debilitating and potentially dangerous time for President Trump has now begun, courtesy of his deputy attorney general.

One of the obstacles to reversing the tide of growing government is that so many of the laws and regulations advanced with the rhetoric of limited government end up expanding government's scope and power instead.

Guess who won a seat on the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women? The new appointee ranks 141st of the 144 nations rated by the World Economic Forum in its 2016 Global Gender Gap report: Saudi Arabia.

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.

Where Nixon decapitated his Justice Department and shut down the special prosecutor's office, Trump simply fired an FBI director who agreed that Trump had every right to do so.

There is no way another “surge” in Afghanistan and Iraq (plus a new one in Syria) puts America first. There is no way doing the same thing over again will succeed any better than it did the last time.

We have lost control of our destiny. We have lost the freedom our Founding Fathers implored us to maintain — the freedom to stay out of wars of foreign counties on faraway continents.

Although we can still pat ourselves on the back for not having fully embraced France's combination of big government and low growth, any hope for 3 or 4 percent annual economic growth that Trump officials are relying on will fade if federal spending — and its byproduct, debt — isn't curtailed.

For those who see Karl Marx as their hero, there are a few historical tidbits they might find interesting.

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