We need to restore the spirit of capitalism

As the new American oil boom attests, it is freedom and capitalism that releases the human spirit, taps human creativity and produces prosperity that could never come from any government planner.

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Blocking Walmart from Washington, D.C., would hurt poor

Politicians would rather have no new jobs at $12.50 per hour than 900 new jobs at $10 per hour.

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Ben Carson endures predictable liberal assault

Carson, through diligence and traditional values, achieved on his own what trillions of dollars of government programs were supposed to deliver.

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Detroit's financial debacle holds lessons

If we are going to save our cities, we need to get back to what built them in the first place: Freedom, enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Will gun-sale background checks really help?

No gun-sale background check could have prevented the Sandy Hook tragedy.

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Ben Carson owes no apology for honest talk

At the National Prayer Breakfast, Ben Carson reminds us that religious ritual devoid of content is pointless and destructive.

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Does the Republican Party have a future?

No matter how hard you squint and try to discern the values of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass in those now wielding the money and power at the top of the party, they've disappeared.

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Push for gun control misplaces blame

Why are the president and Feinstein so ready to compromise basic American freedoms with gun control measures to solve a problem that Obama acknowledges we don't understand?

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Overreliance on entitlements harms U.S.

It is no accident that as the American welfare state grew, the American family collapsed.

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U.S. fiscal policy is detached from reality

Economic growth happens when success and risk taking is rewarded and sloth and failure is not.

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