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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

Media: Um, that big Steve Scalise story probably didn’t happen, but he’s still ’embattled’ anyway

John Gizzi

John Gizzi has come to be known as ‚??the man who knows everyone in Washington‚?Ě and, indeed, many of those who hold elected positions and in party leadership roles throughout the United States. With his daily access to the White House as a correspondent, Mr. Gizzi offers readers the inside scoop on what‚??s going on in the nation‚??s capital. He is the author of a number of popular Human Events features, such as ‚??Gizzi on Politics‚?Ě and spotlights of key political races around the country. Gizzi also is the host of ‚??Gizzi‚??s America,‚?Ě video interviews that appear on HumanEvents.com. Gizzi got his start at Human Events in 1979 after graduating from Fairfield University in Connecticut and then working for the Travis County (Tex.) Tax Assessor. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel, C-SPAN, America's Voice,The Jim Bohannon Show, Fox 5, WUSA 9, America's Radio News Network and is also a frequent contributor to the BBC -- and has appeared on France24 TV and German Radio. He is a past president of the Georgetown Kiwanis Club, past member of the St. Matthew's Cathedral's Parish Council, and secretary of the West End Friends of the Library. He is a recipient of the William A. Rusher Award for Journalistic Excellence and was named Journalist of the Year by the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2002. John Gizzi is also a credentialed correspondent at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He has questioned two IMF managing directors, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Christine LaGarde, and has become friends with international correspondents worldwide. John‚??s email is JGizzi@EaglePub.Com

Inhofe-Toomey sequester alternative takes shape

Human Events

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Matt Schlapp’s Remarks on the Iran Deal

Thomas Sowell

Dr. Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of "Applied Economics" and "Black Rednecks and White Liberals."

The Left’s Gambles

Jim Hoft

Jim Hoft is the proprietor of Gateway Pundit Blog from the heart of America-- St. Louis, Missouri.  He is also a guest-blogger for HUMAN EVENTS.com.

Good Grief… Obama Flies 747 to Chicago to Tout His Fuel-Saving Plan

Michael Barone

Mr. Barone is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor and the principal co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, published by National Journal every two years.

Ditching Electoral College Would Allow California to Impose Imperial Rule on a Colonial America

Robert Novak

Mr. Novak was a syndicated columnist and editor of the Evans-Novak Political Report, a political newsletter he founded in 1967 with Rowland Evans. He passed away August 19, 2009. Read tributes to Robert Novak and his legendary work, as well as memories from Novak alumni and the Human Events family.

ENPR: FINAL EDITION

Robert Bluey

Mr. Bluey, a contributing editor to Human Events, is director of the Center for Media & Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation. He maintains a blog at RobertBluey.com.

Two GOP Reps Take a Stand to Defund ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood

Connie Hair

Connie Hair writes a weekly column for HUMAN EVENTS. She is a former speechwriter for Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.).

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WARNING: Upton’s Light Bulb Ban Poses Health Risks

L. Brent Bozell III

Mr. Bozell, a nationally syndicated author, is the founder and president of the Media Research Center.

Oscar snubs this year’s most successful documentary

Neil W. McCabe

Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: neilwmccabe@gmail.com Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.

Video: McCabe debates Hartmann on Koch Brothers, concentration of wealth in America

Lt. Col. Oliver North

Oliver North is the host of "War Stories" on Fox News Channel, the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, and the author of "American Heroes in Special Operations."

North: Benghazi cover-up

John Stossel

John Stossel is host of "Stossel" on the Fox Business Network. He's the author of "Give Me a Break" and of "Myth, Lies, and Downright Stupidity." To find out more about John Stossel, visit his site at <a href="http://www.johnstossel.com" >johnstossel.com.

A Strong Leader

Doug Fabian

Doug Fabian is the editor of Successful Investing and High Monthly Income, and is the host of the syndicated radio show, "Doug Fabian's Wealth Strategies." Taking over the reigns from his dad, Dick Fabian, back in 1992, Doug has continued to uphold the reputation of the newsletter as the #1 risk-adjusted market timer as ranked by Hulbert‚??s Investment Digest. For more than 30 years, Successful Investing (formerly the Telephone Switch Newsletter) has produced double-digit annual gains. Doug has become known for his expert knowledge and timely use of innovative tools like Exchange Traded Funds, bear funds and Enhanced Index funds to profit in any market climate.

Investing in New Public Companies for the Long Run

Lawrence Kudlow

Mr. Kudlow hosts CNBC's "Kudlow & Company" and is a nationally syndicated columnist.

A Trump Doctrine — ‘America First’

Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson is the Editor-in-Chief of RedState. His RedState Morning Briefing stays ahead of competition by delivering breaking news at 5AM every weekday to an audience that includes everyone from grassroots activists to talk radio hosts, television pundits, and print journalists. Erickson also appears regularly as a contributor on Fox News and has a nightly radio program on WSB in Atlanta.

Why December 25?

Tony Lee

Tony Lee edits The Chase 2012 section and writes on politics and culture for HUMAN EVENTS. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. E-mail: ALEE (at) EaglePub.com

Romney’s path to the nomination: Survive and advance

Newt Gingrich

Mr. Gingrich is the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and author of To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine, Real Change: From the World That Fails to the World That Works and Winning the Future (published by Regnery, a HUMAN EVENTS sister company).

Two Conventions, Two Realities and a Jarring Contrast

Jed Babbin

Mr. Babbin is the former editor of Human Events and HumanEvents.com (Jan 2007-Mar 2010) and served as a deputy undersecretary of defense in President George H.W. Bush's administration. He is the author of "In the Words of our Enemies"(Regnery,2007) and (with Edward Timperlake) of "Showdown: Why China Wants War with the United States" (Regnery, 2006) and "Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse than You Think" (Regnery, 2004).

Obama Risking Our AAA Rating

Amanda Carpenter

Miss Carpenter was formerly a congressional correspondent & assistant editor for HUMAN EVENTS. She is the author of "The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Rodham Clinton," published by Regnery (a HUMAN EVENTS sister company).

House Intel Bill Larded With Pork and Global-Warming Mandates

David Harsanyi

David Harsanyi is the former editor of Human Events. He is a syndicated columnists and his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications and is the author of ‚??Obama‚??s Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by Obama‚??s Reelection‚?Ě (Regnery, 2013) and ‚??Nanny State: How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children‚?Ě (Doubleday/Broadway, 2007).

The Party of God vs. the Party of Government

George Will

George F. Will is one of the most widely recognized, and widely read, writers in the world. With more than 450 newspapers, his biweekly Newsweek column, and his appearances as a political commentator on ABC, Will may be the most influential writer in America.

A Cake is Food, Not Speech – But Why Bully the Baker?

Walter Williams

Dr. Williams is a nationally syndicated columnist, former chairman of the economics department at George Mason University, and author of More Liberty Means Less Government

Majority Rule Equals Tyranny

Larry Elder

Mr. Elder is a syndicated radio talk show host and best-selling author. His latest book, "What's Race Got to Do with It?" is available now. To find out more about Larry Elder, visit his Web page at www.LarryElder.com.

The farcical Ferguson report

Audrey Hudson

Audrey Hudson is an award-winning investigative journalist whose enterprise reporting has sparked numerous congressional investigations that led to laws signed by Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. She won the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi award for Public Service in 2009 for her report on dangerous drug experiments by the federal government on war veterans, which prompted internal investigations and needed reforms within the Veterans Affairs Department. The report also captured first place for investigative reporting by the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and was a finalist of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences Webby Awards for news and politics. Her breaking stories have been picked up and followed by major news publications and periodicals, including Readers Digest, Washington Monthly, and The Weekly Standard, as well as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Washington Post. With nearly 20 years of experience in Washington as a newspaper reporter and as a Capitol Hill staffer for Western lawmakers, she will now lead Human Events‚?? coverage of energy and environmental issues. A native of Kentucky, Mrs. Hudson has worked inside the Beltway for nearly two decades -- on Capitol Hill as a Senate and House spokeswoman, and most recently at The Washington Times covering Congress, Homeland Security, and the Supreme Court. Audrey‚??s email is AHudson@EaglePub.Co

Obama has failed to fill key government watchdog posts

Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen is a college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker. He‚??s made his unique sense of market and investment trends known and respected in the financial world. With a Ph.D. in economics and a focus on the principles of free-market capitalism and ‚??Austrian‚?Ě economics, Mark Skousen has often gone contrary to the crowd in his investment choices and economic predictions ‚?? and has often been proved right.

The U.S. Economy Is NOT Slowing Down, Business Spending Soars!

Gary Bauer

Former presidential candidate Mr. Gary Bauer is president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families.

Bauer: Cop killers and the left

Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly is a lawyer, conservative political analyst and the author of the newly revised and expanded Supremacists: The Tyranny of Judges and How to Stop It.

Faulty ideas about marriage

Matt Lewis

Mr. Lewis has managed political campaigns and served as director of grassroots for the Leadership Institute, as well as political director for GOPAC. In 2002, Campaigns & Elections magazine selected him as a "Rising Star of Politics." He is the author of "Teaching Elephants to Talk." His blog can be read at MattLewis.org.

Happy Memorial Day!

Paul Dykewicz

Paul Dykewicz is the editorial director of the Financial Publications Group at Eagle Publishing Inc., www.eaglepub.com, of Washington, D.C. Eagle publishes five free, e-letters, 10 weekly trading services and five monthly investment newsletters, Forecasts & Strategies, Successful Investing, Cash Machine, Growth & Dividend Report and The Alpha Investor Letter. He also is the editor of Eagle Daily Investor and the author of the inspirational book, "Holy Smokes! Golden Guidance from Notre Dame's Championship Chaplain."

Value Investing Stocks Feature a Surprising Wall Street Giant

Mac Johnson

Mr. Johnson, a writer and medical researcher in Cambridge, Mass., is a regular contributor to HUMAN EVENTS. His column generally appears on Tuesdays. Archives and additional material can be found at www.macjohnson.com.

Middle Class White Man vs. Wild

Hope Hodge

Hope Hodge first covered military issues for the Daily News of Jacksonville, N.C., where her beat included the sprawling Marine Corps base, Camp Lejeune. During her two years at the paper, she received investigative reporting awards for exposing a former Marine who was using faked military awards to embezzle disability pay from the government and for breaking news about the popularity of the designer drug Spice in the ranks. Her work has also appeared in The American Spectator, New York Sun, WORLD Magazine, and The Washington Post. Hodge was born near Boston, Mass., where she grew up as a lover of Revolutionary War history and fall foliage. She also discovered a love of politics and policy as a grassroots volunteer and activist on Beacon Hill. She graduated in 2009 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King's College in New York City, where she served as editor-in-chief of her school newspaper and worked as a teaching assistant when not freelancing or using student discounts to see Broadway shows. Hope‚??s email is HHodge@eaglepub.com

Teachers pursue ‘more secure form of protection’

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer is a nationally syndicated columnist.

The Guardrails Hold

Robert Maginnis

Robert Maginnis is a retired Army lieutenant colonel, and a national security and foreign affairs analyst for radio and television.

Taking the meat axe to national security

Nicholas Vardy

Nicolas A. Vardy is the London-based International Economics Correspondent for Human Events.

Finding Your Own ‚??Holy Grail of Investing‚??

jmattera

Mr. Mattera is the editor-at-large of HUMAN EVENTS and the author of the New York Times bestseller Obama Zombies: How the Liberal Machine Brainwashed My Generation (Simon & Schuster). He also hosts The Jason Mattera Show on News Talk Radio 77WABC. Previously, he was the Spokesman for Young America's Foundation and a TV correspondent for Michelle Malkin. Follow Jason on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

The story of An American Love Affair

Linda Chavez

Mrs. Chavez is president of Stop Union Political Abuse.

Let Obamacare fail on its own

Deroy Murdock

Mr. Murdock, a New York-based commentator to HUMAN EVENTS, is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University.

Earth-friendly energy is anything but

Dennis Prager

Mr. Prager hosts a nationally syndicated radio talk show based in Los Angeles. He is the author of four books, most recently "Happiness is a Serious Problem" (HarperCollins). His website is www.dennisprager.com.

Why do American networks interview tyrants?

jdagostino

Mr. D'Agostino, former associate editor of HUMAN EVENTS, is vice president for Communications at the Population Research Institute.

Global Warming Fraud?

Teresa Mull

Teresa Mull was the managing editor of Human Events. Previously, Teresa was an editorial intern at the American Spectator, as well as a production intern for the Laura Ingraham Show. She is a native of Central Pennsylvania and earned her bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Dallas. Contact her at tmull@eaglepub.com.

The week that was

Chris Versace

Chris Versace is a financial columnist and equity analyst with more than 18 years of experience in the investment industry. He has been ranked an All Star Analyst by Zacks Investment Research and his efforts in analyzing industries, companies and equity securities have been recognized by both Institutional Investor and Thomson Reuters‚?? StarMine Monitor. He‚??s frequently published in The Washington Times and is a frequent contributor to the daily radio show ‚??America‚??s Morning News‚?Ě and ‚??America‚??s Radio News‚?Ě. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Investor‚??s Business Daily, The Street, USA Today and other publications. In addition, he can be frequently seen on television‚??s ‚??Fox Business‚?Ě show.

Why Mall REITs Are Not a Good Investment for 2016

Brian Darling

Brian Darling is Editor at Large for Human Events. He is also Sr. Vice President for Third Dimension Strategies, a strategic communications public relations firm in Washington, D.C. Darling served as Sr. Communications Director and Counsel for Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) from 2012-15. Before his tenure with Sen. Paul, Darling served in three different capacities with The Heritage Foundation. Follow him @BrianHDarling on Twitter.

Rand Paul and Donald Trump Won the Fox Business Debate on Foreign Policy

Steven Greenhut

Steven Greenhut is the California columnist for U-T San Diego. Write to him at steven.greenhut@utsandiego.com.

Why California Environmentalists Hate Water

Donald Lambro

Mr. Lambro is a nationally syndicated columnist and former chief political correspondent for the Washington Times.

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Will Weaken Obama Economy

David Freddoso

Mr. Freddoso is the senior political reporter for the Evans-Novak Political Report.

The Facts Behind the U.S. Attorney Firings

Jim Woods

Jim Woods is a freelance financial journalist specializing in the markets and the economy. He champions the cause of liberty from a secured location deep inside the Golden State.

ETF Talk: Depressed Yen Provides Potential High Returns on Equity

ivysellers

Miss Sellers is the assistant online editor of HumanEvents.com. E-mail her at isellers@eaglepub.com.

HUMAN EVENTS Announces First Annual Blogger of the Year

Thomas Smith, Jr.

Mr. Smith is a contributor to Human Events. A former U.S. Marine rifle-squad leader and counterterrorism instructor, he writes about military/defense issues and has covered conflict in the Balkans, on the West Bank, in Iraq and Lebanon. He is the author of six books, and his articles appear in a variety of publications. E-mail him at marine1@uswriter.com.

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S.C. lawyer a world-class adventurer

Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim, a Middle East and Islam specialist, is author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam‚??s New War on Christians (2013) and The Al Qaeda Reader (2007). His writings have appeared in a variety of media, including the Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Jane‚??s Islamic Affairs Analyst, Middle East Quarterly, World Almanac of Islamism, and Chronicle of Higher Education; he has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN, PBS, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, NPR, Blaze TV, and CBN. Ibrahim regularly speaks publicly, briefs governmental agencies, provides expert testimony for Islam-related lawsuits, and testifies before Congress. He is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a Judith Friedman Rosen Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution, 2013. Ibrahim‚??s dual-background‚??born and raised in the U.S. by Coptic Egyptian parents born and raised in the Middle East‚??has provided him with unique advantages, from equal fluency in English and Arabic, to an equal understanding of the Western and Middle Eastern mindsets, positioning him to explain the latter to the former.

Exposed: Obama‚??s Love for Jihadis and Hate for Christians

fflickinger

Mr. Flickinger is the "dean" of Human Events U and founder of the Network of Campus Conservatives. He is a native of Pittsburgh, who graduated from Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism with specializations in political science and economics.

Job Opening at Boston College

moddis

Miss Oddis is Assistant Managing Editor at HUMAN EVENTS. Before working with Human Events she was a researcher for syndicated columnist and author Robert Novak. Ms. Oddis has appeared on FOX News Hannity and Colmes, and The O'Reilly Factor. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Eastern Connecticut State University. E-mail her at moddis@eaglepub.com. You can also request to follow her on Twitter.

Obama: The Great Appeaser

Michael Reagan

Mike Reagan, the elder son of the late President Ronald Reagan, is heard on 130 radio stations nationally as part of American Family Radio. Look for Mike's newest book "Twice Adopted" (Broadman & Holman Publishers) and "The City on a Hill," other info at www.Reagan.com.

The Hypocrisy of the Left

Raquel Okyay

Raquel Okyay is a conservative writer and activist in New York State. She is a Conservative Party Leader and Founder of Ulster Orange Tea Party. Raquel also serves on the Board of Directors of NYS Right to Life. You can follow her on twitter @RQPoliticalBlog

Advocates working to bring campus carry to Sunshine State colleges

Chuck Norris

Mr. Norris is a Martial arts master, actor, and concerned citizen.

Norris: Do gun bans curb violent crime?

Emily Miller

Miss Miller is a senior editor at The Washington Times and former HUMAN EVENTS columnist. Previously, she served as the Deputy Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of State and the Communications Director for the House Majority Whip. Miller also served as an Associate Producer at ABC News and started her career at NBC News. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Emily Miller on Fox Business

Robert J. Laplander

Robert J. Laplander is a military historian and the the author of Finding the Lost Battalion and other works. You may see his endeavors at www.lulu.com/lostbattalion or: http://bit.ly/kUcnN2

Medal of Honor Roll Call: Ray E. Eubanks

Jarrett Stepman

Jarrett Stepman is a staff writer at Human Events and a contributor to the Guns and Patriots section. He is a graduate of UC Davis, where he studied Political Science.  Follow Jarrett on Twitter.  JStepman@eaglepub.com

3rd AF commander victim of politically-correct witch hunt

Cal Thomas

Mr. Thomas is America's most widely syndicated op-ed columnist. He is a commentator/analyst for the Fox News Channel and appears weekly as a panelist on "Fox News Watch," and an author of 10 books, including "Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can't Save America" (HarperCollins/Zondervan). His latest is, "The Wit and Wisdom of Cal Thomas." Contact him at CalThomas@tribune.com.

Breakdown

Martha Zoller

Ms. Zoller, a recovering congressional candidate, is a political analyst and conservative talk show host for WXKT FM 103.7 in Gainesville, Georgia and syndicated on The Georgia News Network. She is one of the Talkers Magazine "Heavy Hundred" Talk Shows in America. She can be seen regularly on cable news. She is the author of "Indivisible: Uniting Values for a Divided America." You may contact her through www.marthazoller.com.

Lessons from Tornado Alley for Sandy Victims

William Murchison

Mr. Murchison, a nationally syndicated columnist, serves as contributing editor for The Lone Star Report, editor for Foundations (the largest traditional publication in the Episcopal Church), contributing editor for Human Life Review, and corresponding editor for Chronicles.

Big Brother Is Paying You

Tony Blankley

Mr. Blankley is executive vice president of Edelman public relations in Washington

Lincoln or Kagan

jwfool

JWF is a guest blogger for Human Events and the proprietor of Jammie Wearing Fools.

Obama to Announce Latest Vote-Buying Scheme

molasky

Mr. Olasky is editor in chief of World magazine and a professor at The University of Texas. He is also author of three books: "The American Leadership Tradition: Moral Vision from Washington to Clinton,""The Religions Next Door" and (with John Perry) "Monkey Business."

A Valentine’s Day Goodbye

mfranc

Mr. Franc, who has held a number of positions on Capitol Hill, is vice president of Government Relations at The Heritage Foundation. To send a question or comment to Mike Franc, email him at: MichaelFranc@heritage.org

Obama’s Class Warfare Will Turn on the Voters He Claims to Help

eandersen

Ms. Andersen is a news producer and reporter for HUMAN EVENTS. She previously interned for The Washington Examiner newspaper. She has appeared on MSNBC and Fox News. She has also been a guest on the Lars Larson radio show and the Jim Bohannon radio show. E-mail her at eandersen@eaglepub.com.

Warner Pushes for National Speed Limit

Steven Chapman

Mr. Chapman is a columnist and editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune.

Toward the conquest of world poverty

Rachel Marsden

Rachel Marsden is an international political and communications strategist based in Paris, France. http://www.rachelmarsden.com

The new European Union credit downgrades

A.W.R. Hawkins

AWR Hawkins writes for Andrew Breitbart's BIG sites, for Pajamas Media, for RedCounty.com, and for Townhall.com. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal (summer 2010), and holds a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University. You can e-mail him at awr@awrhawkins.com.

No shame: Oregon couple wishes their child was dead

Jack Langer

Jack Langer, Ph.D., is an editor for Regnery Publishing (a HUMAN EVENTS' sister company) and a freelance journalist. He can be reached at jlanger@eaglepub.com.

Obama Goes Nuclear — On the CIA

Bill O'Reilly

Mr. O'Reilly is host of the Fox News show "The O'Reilly Factor" and author of "Who's Looking Out for You?"

O’Reilly: California Dreamin’

Ted Nugent

Rock legend Ted Nugent is a contributor to Human Events. He is noted for his conservative political views and his vocal pro-hunting and Second Amendment activism. You can also follow Human Events on FACEBOOK. Click Here to Become a Fan:

Nugent: Bob Costas is dead wrong

Lisa De Pasquale

Miss De Pasquale is a writer based in Alexandria, Virginia. She is the former director of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Follow her on Twitter at @LisaDeP.

How Walgreens Stole Christmas, and Got Off Looking Like Snow White

areynolds

Mr. Reynolds is a senior fellow with the Cato Institute.

Immigration Semantics

Rowan Scarborough

Mr. Scarborough is a national security writer who has written books on Donald Rumsfeld and the CIA, including the New York Times bestseller Rumsfeld's War.

Obama’s Dictators

Roger Hedgecock

Roger Hedgecock is a nationally-syndicated talk show host.

The green zone convention

jrubin

Ms. Rubin, a HumanEvents.com columnist, lives in Virginia.

Joe Lieberman: The Democrats’ Worst Enemy

Ross Kaminsky

Ross Kaminsky has been a professional derivatives trader for over 20 years. Ross is a fellow of the Heartland Institute and writes about political economy and current events at Rossputin.com. He also contributes to blogs for the National Taxpayers Union and FreedomWorks among others.

Left Has A Fingerpointing Field Day After Arizona Shootings

nmoffat

Mr. Moffat is a freelance writer in Bethesda, Md.

The Hilla-Pod

jhomnick

Mr. Homnick, a regular contributor to Human Events, is a well-known commentator and humorist. He also writes for The American Spectator.

Obama’s Statements on Science Are Masterful Doublespeak

ntabor

Mr. Tabor, a conservative political activist based in Kernersville, N.C., is the author of "The Beast on the East River." In addition to writing a weekly column for HUMAN EVENTS, he is a contributing editor at TheConservativeVoice.com. His 60-second commentaries are heard on more than 250 stations daily. Contact him at Nathan@nathantabor.com.

Snuffing Out Stupidity

kkemp

Mr. Kemp is founder and chairman of Kemp Partners, which has done work on behalf of corporate defendants in asbestos litigation reform. Kemp is honorary co-chairman of the Free Enterprise Fund.

Honoring Lincoln

dpatton1

Mr. Patton is a freelance columnist who has served as a political speechwriter and public policy adviser. His weekly columns are published in newspapers across the country and on selected Internet web sites, including The Conservative Voice and GOPUSA.com, where he is a senior writer and state editor. Readers may e-mail him at dougpatton@cox.net.

Why I’m Thankful in 2010

Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy

Dr. Connealy graduated from the University of Texas School of Public Health and the Chicago Medical School. She then completed her post-graduate training at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. A genuine health leader, Dr. Connealy has been published in the Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association, as well as in numerous health columns and magazines. She‚??s also a frequent guest speaker for media and professional organizations all over the country. Today, Dr. Connealy is the Medical Director of the Center for New Medicine in Orange County, California and the author of the Newport Natural Health Letter. Dr. Connealy‚??s e-newsletter and website feature the same outlook she provides to the patients in her clinic ‚?? a combination of honest information, unique solutions, simple marching orders, and tough love. You‚??ll find that the advice Dr. Connealy has to share is thorough, effective, and supported by medical science ‚?? yet it‚??s easy to understand and act upon.

Boredom Affects Mental Health

meqmef

Mr. Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum and author of Miniatures (Transaction Publishers).

White House Mischief

abay

Mr. Bay is a nationally syndicated columnist.

The Local War on Terror

mtowery1

Mr. Towery served as the chairman of former Speaker Newt Gingrich's political organization from 1992 until Gingrich left Congress. He is a former Georgia state representative, the author of several books and currently heads the polling and political information firm InsiderAdvantage.

It is time for Republicans to step up to the plate

jsullum

Mr. Sullum, a nationally syndicated columnist, is a senior editor at Reason magazine, and his work appears in the new Reason anthology "Choice" (BenBella Books).

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The ObamaCare penalty that isn’t

Rabbi Aryeh Spero

Mr. Spero is a radio talk show host, and president of Caucus for America. He can be reached at www.caucusforamerica.com.

It’s Not Political Correctness but Brutal Liberal McCarthyism

jfarah

Mr. Farah is a nationally syndicated columnist.

Is Questioning Obama ‘Offensive’?

Mike Piccione

Mike Piccione is founding editor of Guns & Patriots and is now an executive at U.S. Concealed Carry. A long time shooter, hunter and writer, Piccione is a Marine veteran, a NRA Marketing Manager and a member of the Fairfax County, VA, Community Emergency Response Team.

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The Redneck Guide to Emergency Preparedness

Tim Carney

Mr. Carney served as a reporter for Bob Novak from 2001 to 2004, and from 2007 to 2008 as the senior reporter and, upon Novak‚??s retirement, editor of the Evans-Novak Political Report.

Wealthy AARP: One Country’s Most Powerful Lobbies

Mark Impomeni

Mark Impomeni covers New York & New Jersey politics for HUMAN EVENTS. He's also a contributing editor at RedState.

Cuomo reelection mired in scandal

Herbert London

Herbert London is president of the Hudson Institute and author of the book Decline and Revival in Higher Education (Transaction Publishers).

The Vanishing Western Tradition

John Nevola

John E. Nevola is a feature writer for Guns and Patriots. He is the author of The Last Jump, and his website is: www.thelastjump.

The Last Jump: Chapter 81

eexperience

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Audio: Sex Men – No Class

bsteigerwald

Mr. Steigerwald is a columnist at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Barack Obama, For Real

Richard L. Johnson

Richard L. Johnson is a veteran police officer and trainer who publishes BlueSheepdog.com, a police training community. Richard also publishes GunsHolstersAndGear.com, a firearms news and reviews site.

Top 9 Christmas gifts for the ‘Tacticool Operator’

jzumwalt

Lieutenant Colonel James Zumwalt is a retired Marine infantry officer who served in the Vietnam war, the 1989 intervention into Panama and Desert Storm. An author, speaker and business executive, he also currently heads a security consulting firm named after his father -- Admiral Zumwalt & Consultants, Inc. He has also been cited in numerous other books and publications for unique insights based on his research on the Vietnam war, North Korea (a country he has visited ten times and about which he is able to share some very telling observations) and Desert Storm.

Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions On Track to Fulfill 12th Imam’s Return

Betsy McCaughey

Betsy McCaughey is former Lt. Governor of New York State and author of "Beating Obamacare," published by Regnery -- a sister company of Human Events.

Senate was warned about Obama’s end run on Iran

James R. Edwards, Jr.

James Edwards is coauthor of "The Congressional Politics of Immigration Reform."

Unions, GOP Senators raise alarm on Obama’s amnesty power-grab

Adam Tragone

Adam Tragone is managing editor for Human Events. He appears regularly as a political commentator on national radio & television shows. Adam‚??s email is ATragone@EaglePub.Com

ICE union chief: Morton shut us out from beginning

Christian Toto

Mr. Toto is a freelance reporter and film critic for Movies in Toto, the movie community at washingtontimes.com. His work has appeared in People magazine, MovieMaker Magazine, The Denver Post, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and The Washington Times. He provides movie commentary for the nationally syndicated Dennis Miller Show and runs the blog What Would Toto Watch?

Sizzling Cynicism of ‘The Ides of March’ Burns Out in the Finale

seaston

Mrs. Easton is the European Correspondent for Human Events. She holds an MA in Theology and Religious Studies.

British War Investigation Reveals Generals’ Uncertainties

Seton Motley

Seton Motley is President of Less Government and Editor in Chief of StopNetRegulation.org, a project of the Center for Individual Freedom.

Government Choosing Businesses for Preference or Punishment is Always Wrong

Lynn Wooley

Mr. Woolley is a Texas-based talk show host heard on KVCE AM 1160 weeknights at 8 p.m. Visit him at www.BeLogical.com.

The Two Sides of Islam

Andrea Billups

Andrea Billups is a freelance journalist and author based in Michigan.

Hollywood & Slime: Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes split

cweinberger

Mr. Weinberger is the son of the late U.S. Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger. A 1968 graduate of Harvard College, Weinberger is a writer and lecturer on world events. A former television writer, producer and director for NBC affiliate KRON-TV in San Francisco, he served in both California Gov. and President Ronald Reagan's administrations. He now resides in Maine.

The Pay Czar

ccaldwell

Mr. Caldwell is editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune's Sunday "Insight" section and can be reached at robert.caldwell@uniontrib.com.

A Fond Farewell

michaellewis

Mr. Lewis is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C.

For Pro-Lifers, Brownback Is the Clear Choice

ccrowley

Monica Crowley, Ph.D., is a nationally syndicated radio host and television commentator. She has also written for The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun and The New York Post. www.monicamemo.com.  Follow her on Twitter: @MonicaCrowley.

Out of the Cannon With A Bang

Pat Sajak

Mr. Sajak is the host of "Wheel of Fortune" and PatSajak.com.

The larger implications of the Associated Press affair

aandeileenmcgann

Mr. Morris was an adviser to Bill Clinton for 20 years. He is the author of a new book "Condi vs. Hillary." Mrs. McGann, an attorney and consultant, is a CEO of VOTE.com and LegislativeVote.com. She works with Mr. Morris on campaigns and around the world, specializing in using the Internet to win elections.

Is Obama killing his senators?

Ken Hanner

Kenneth Hanner is former national editor of The Washington Times and former managing editor of HUMAN EVENTS.

Top 10 SOTU lowlights

Michael Catanzaro

Mr. Catanzaro is Communications Director for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

The Facts Al Gore’s Typical Enviro Rhetoric is Missing

Jerome Corsi

Mr. Corsi is the author of several books, including "Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry" (along with John O'Neill), "Black Gold Stranglehold: The Myth of Scarcity and the Politics of Oil" (along with Craig R. Smith), "Atomic Iran: How the Terrorist Regime Bought the Bomb and American Politicians," and most recently, "Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America's Borders." He will soon author a book on the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America and the prospect of the forthcoming North American Union.

Iran End Game Demands Regime Change Strategy

Susan Dale

Susan Dale is an author available for speaking and writing assignments in US & Europe. Reach her by email at susandalewrites@yahoo.com.

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Brutal Benevolence

Merrill Matthews

Merrill Matthews is a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation in Dallas, Texas. Follow him on Twitter: @MerrillMatthews.

Ten principles of a market-oriented health care system

jmccaslin

John McCaslin pens the award-winning Inside the Beltway column for The Washington Times. His column has been syndicated by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate and Tribune Media Services.

Obama’s 180 Degree Ethics Spin

Ernest Istook

Former Congressman Ernest Istook is now a distinguished fellow at The Heritage Foundation.

Congress needs to fix itself in 2012

Mark LaRochelle

Mr. LaRochelle is manager of Information Services at the Education & Research Service in Washington, D.C.

Pope Is Wrong on Science

Human Events

Human Events is the oldest conservative magazine in the United States. Founded in 1944, the entity went on to become President Ronald Reagan's favorite outlet, and he credited it with helping him transition from liberalism to conservatism.

Establishment Journo Accosts Gorka at White House.

jcrouse

Dr. Crouse is senior fellow of Concerned Women for America's Beverly LaHaye Institute.

Political Castles Crashing

jemanuel

Mr. Emanuel, a special operations military veteran, is a columnist, a pulitzer-nominated combat journalist, and a director emeritus of conservative weblog RedState.com.

Gruesome Artifacts on Display at New Iraqi Museum

mmanzi

Todd Manzi is a frequent contributor to Human Events. He lives in Mosinee Wisconsin and writes most passionately about media bias, the Constitution, education, supply-side economics and out-of-control Congressional Spending. He can be contacted through his website (www.toddmanzi.com).

National Strategy for Victory in Iraq

Major Gen. Jerry R. Curry

Major Gen. Jerry R. Curry (US Army Ret.), Ph.D. is a decorated combat veteran, Army Aviator, Paratrooper and Ranger who has served his country both in the military and as a Presidential appointee in three administrations. He is also the author of From Private to General (Believe Books). Like this article? Get the latest Guns & Patriots delivered to your email every Tuesday. Sign up here - it's free!

A day in the life of a veteran

bbandow

Doug Bandow is Vice President of Policy for Citizen Outreach and the author of Leviathan Unchained: Washington's Bipartisan Big Government Consensus (forthcoming, Xulon Press). He is a former Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan.

Unions Want UN Affiliate to Decide U.S. Labor Policy

acaruba

Mr. Caruba writes a weekly column, "Warning Signs," posted on the Internet site of the National Anxiety Center.

Is 70 the New 50?

mmoore

Mr. Moore is HUMAN EVENTS' economics correspondent and an economist at the Cato Institute.

Is U.S. in Slow Motion to Socialism?

tpurcell

Mr. Purcell is a nationally syndicated political humor columnist.

The Truth About Government

Chuck Devore

Chuck DeVore served in the California legislature from 2004 to 2010. He is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve and served as a Reagan White House appointee in the Pentagon. He co-authored the novel China Attacks . He can be followed on Twitter @chuckdevore and his Facebook account is facebook.com/DeVoreForCalifornia.  Chuck is also the author of the Eagle Publishing special report The Next Middle East War available at: www.MidEastReport.org.

 

Gov. Brown Now Wants California Tax Hike on November Ballot

Allan H. Ryskind

Mr. Ryskind, who covered Capitol Hill during much of the Clinton presidency, has been a reporter and editor with Human Events since 1959. He currently serves as Editor-at-Large.

Coulter‚??s ¬°Adios America!: How Democrats Plan To Make the GOP Disappear

Dick Morris

Mr. Morris was an adviser to Bill Clinton for 20 years. He is the author of a new book "Condi vs. Hillary."

Advice to GOP Candidates: Avoid Adjectives, Nouns Are Good Enough

bbila

Jedediah Bila is a HUMAN EVENTS columnist and television commentator. Follow Jedediah on Twitter.

Q&A With Herman Cain: He’s All About Solutions

Ben Domenech

Benjamin Domenech is a research fellow for The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, as well as editor in chief of The City, an academic journal on politics and culture.

Three potential paths post-Obamacare ruling

cconnor

Mr. Connor is chairman of the Center for a Just Society in Washington, D.C., and a nationally recognized trial lawyer who represented Gov. Jeb Bush in the Terri Schiavo case. Connor was formerly president of the Family Research Council, chairman of the Board of CareNet, and vice chairman of Americans United for Life.

An Easter People: The Centrality of the Resurrection

Raheem Kassam

Raheem Kassam is the Global Editor-in-Chief of Human Events. Previously the Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart London, as well as the former senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, Kassam is also the bestselling author of 'No Go Zones: How Sharia Law is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You' and 'Enoch Was Right: Rivers of Blood 50 Years On'. Kassam is a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute, a fellow at the Bow Group, and a fellow at the Middle East Forum

Everyone’s Gone Nuts. For Power and Profit.

teaston

Mr. Easton teaches University economics and is passionate about technology and entrepreneurship. He is rosy about the long-term future: ‚??The glass isn‚??t half full, it‚??s overflowing!‚?Ě

Can America Be Revived?

ffeder

Mr. Feder is a former syndicated columnist for the Boston Herald and author of Who's Afraid of the Religious Right? (Regnery) and A Jewish Conservative Looks at Pagan America. He works as a freelance writer and media consultant and serves as the president of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation.

‘Demographic Winter’ Exposes the Century’s Overlooked Crisis

rrickel

Mr. Rickel is the Marketing Manager for HUMAN EVENTS.

Coercing Cable

eengstrom

Robert M. Engstrom, a University of Arizona School of Journalism graduate is a former owner/partner of the Casas Adobes Courier in Tucson, a free-lance contributor to Human Events, the Santa Barbara News-Press and other publications. He spent 30 years as a professional aviator accumulating more than 12,000 flight hours in commercial aviation.

Home Defense: 12 Gauge 00 Buckshot Can’t Be Beat

William A. Rusher

Mr. Rusher is a Distinguished Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy.

A World Full of Nukes?

Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform, and his Twitter handle is @GroverNorquist.

The Sixteenth Amendment Was a Mistake

ggardiner

Nile Gardiner, Ph.D. is the Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, and a Margaret Thatcher Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation.

The Humbling of a Superpower

splaffey

Mr. Laffey is mayor of Cranston, R.I., and Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. For more information, visit ElectLaffey.com.

Taxpayer Rip-Off of the Week: $600,000 for Wis. Babcock Institute

Al DiGuido

Al DiGuido has long been recognized as an innovator in the digital marketing industry and as a pioneer in email communications. He has held leadership positions at Zeta Interactive, Epsilon Interactive, Bigfoot Interactive and Ziff Davis Publishing. He can be reached at aldiguido@aldiguido.com.

We were losers, folks

Matt Hadro

Mr. Hadro, a former Human Events intern through the National Journalism Center, is a News Analysis intern at the Media Research Center. He graduated from Christendom College in 2009 with a Bachelor‚??s degree in History.

Bloomberg Does a Little Profiling of His Own

ppence

Mike Pence, a Republican, represents the 6th District of Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives and is former chairman of the House Republican Conference . He was named as the HUMAN EVENTS "Conservative of the Year" in 2005.

The Capital Stands in Awe of September 11 Heroes

kkantor

Mrs. Kantor is editor of the Conservative Book Club and writes for Conservative Booknotes. She is the author of "The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature."

2010 Fall Book Review

kkilpatrick

Mr. Kilpatrick is a nationally syndicated columnist.

When There’s Too Much There

jimmymiller

Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit www.savvysenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of "The Savvy Senior" book.

How to Choose a Senior-Friendly Home Telephone

fflake

Mr. Flake represents the 6th District of Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Resources.

Republicans Must Rein in Earmarks

mmuth

Mr. Muth is president of Citizen Outreach, a non-profit public policy advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Citizen Outreach.

After-Action Report on the First GOP Skirmish

ttrende

Mr. Trende is a Richmond attorney whose Human Events column on election matters appears on Mondays. The views expressed are the author's alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.

Indiana Voter ID Law Upheld

Maggie Gallagher

Maggie Gallagher is co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage.

Lessons from Aurora

llarueesq

Ms. LaRue is chief counsel for Concerned Women for America.

Sandra Day O’Connor Connects Court Critics to Cookie Caper

Thomas P. Kilgannon

Mr. Kilgannon is the president of Freedom Alliance, an educational foundation dedicated to the preservation of American sovereignty. He is the author of "Diplomatic Divorce: Why America Should End Its Love Affair With the United Nations."

Pat Buchanan and the speech police

Sen. James Inhofe

Mr. Inhofe, a Republican, is ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

The Obama Administration’s War on Fossil Fuels

David Keene

David Keene is the president of the National Rifle Association and a board member at the American Conservative Union.

A Better Way to Halt Destructive Riots

Roger Simon

Roger Simon is the Chief Political Columnist of politico.com, an award-winning journalist, and a New York Times best-selling author.

Calling All Crazies: Obama Needs You

mstoltzfus

Ms. Stoltzfus is interning this spring with HUMAN EVENTS, through the National Journalism Center.

Conservative Spotlight: Chuck DeFeo

rrehyansky

Mr. Rehyansky is retired from the U.S. Army and the Chattanooga, Tennessee, District Attorney's office and now serves as a part-time County Magistrate. He is a former contributor to National Review, and his writings have appeared in The American Spectator and other publications.

Why No Stamp for Barry?

komalley

Ms. O'Malley is a freelance writer from the New York City area and has been a non-profit fundraiser for 15 years. Write her at katiehastingsomalley@yahoo.com

Palin’s Speech Closes Tea Party Convention

kknight

Robert Knight is Senior Writer/Correspondent for Coral Ridge Ministries at www.crministries.org, and a Senior Fellow with the American Civil Rights Union at www.theacru.org..

An Unhealthy Government Track Record

gcoronel

Gustavo Coronel is a petroleum geologist, author and public policy expert, who was elected to the Venezuelan Congress in 1998 before it was dissolved in 1999 following the election of Hugo Chavez as president. Coronel is currently designated as an "enemy" of the Chavez regime.

OAS Needs New Secretary General

Rep. Ted Poe

Congressman Ted Poe represents the 2nd Congressional District of Texas. Rep. Poe recently introduced the National Guard Border Enforcement Act that will authorize the Secretary of Defense to make 10,000 armed National Guard troops available upon request from a U.S. Governor. Rep. Poe serves on the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Border Security; Executive Member of the Immigration Reform Caucus; and recognized nationally as a leading advocate for border security. Prior to serving in Congress, Poe was a prosecutor and judge in Houston, Texas for 30 years.

Goodwill and generosity are alive and well in America

lliebau

Ms. Liebau is a political analyst, commentator and theOneRepublic / CaliforniaRepublic.org editorial director based in San Marino, CA. Ms. Liebau also served as the first female managing editor of the Harvard Law Review. Her web log can be found at CarolLiebau.blogspot.com

How to Stop the Republican Meltdown

Ralph Reiland

Mr. Reiland is the B. Kenneth Simon Professor of Free Enterprise at Robert Morris University and a columnist at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Debt crisis and candy cigarettes

bberthoud

Mr. Berthoud is President of the 350,000-member National Taxpayers Union (www.ntu.org).

Tax Code Complexity Costs Americans Millions of Dollars

meconomides

Mr. Economides is editor-in-chief of the Energy Tribune.

China Makes Real Energy Moves

Star Parker

Star Parker is president of CURE, Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (www.urbancure.org) and author of three books. She can be reached at parker at urbancure.org.

The Government Plantation Forever?

J.T. Young

J.T. Young served in the Department of Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget from 2001 -2004 and as a Congressional staff member from 1987-2000.

The narcissism of liberalism

bbowyer

Mr. Bowyer is author of The Bush Boom and Chief Economist to BenchMark Financial Network. He can be reached through www.BowyerMedia.com.

The California Fires: Where were the Looters?

Bruce Eimer

Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. is a practicing Licensed Psychologist (PA & NJ) and a Pennsylvania State Police Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor and NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor who advocates for responsible gun owNership and through gun education. He is the founder and President of Personal Defense Solutions, LLC, a professional firearms training company in the Philadelphia area. Their website is: www.PersonalDefenseSolutions.net Dr. Eimer also qualifies retired police officers to carry concealed firearms under HR 218 which is the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA). More information on this can be found at: www.RetiredPoliceCCW.com Dr. Eimer writes a blog at www.ConcealedCarryLaw.com

The so-called Florida gun permit ‘loophole’

James J. Carafano

James Jay Carafano is director of The Heritage Foundation‚??s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies.

America‚??s large-scale disaster‚?® readiness has slipped into neutral

gwolfram

Dr. Wolfram is the William Simon Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. He also serves as an adviser to the Business & Media Institute.

Health Care, Hayek and Freedom

jbatchelor

John Batchelor is a novelist and the host of the John Batchelor Show on WABC in New York and KFI in Los Angeles.

Batchelor Responds to Steve Diamond

dproft

Mr. Proft is a Principal of Urquhart Media LLC, a Chicago-based public affairs firm and political commentator for the Don Wade & Roma Morning Show (5-9 a.m.) on Chicago's number one news talk radio station, WLS-AM 890. He can be reached at dan@urqmedia.com. For other Dan Proft commentaries (radio & print), please visit: <a href="http://www.urqmedia.com/proft/"www.urqmedia.com/proft/.

Obama’s Most Telling Appointment

Paul Weyrich

Mr. Weyrich is Chairman and CEO of the Free Congress Foundation.

Will Early Nominations Lead to Voter Disinterest?

Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson has covered the Western United States for the Washington Times for 20 years.

Fannie’s Cozy Ties to Countrywide

Uncommon Knowledge

Uncommon Knowledge features Hoover fellow Peter Robinson interviewing political leaders, distinguished scholars, and leading journalists.

Uncommon Knowledge: George Washington’s second-greatest service to his country

Tom Tancredo

Mr. Tancredo represented Colorado's 6th Congressional District from 1999 until 2009 where he chaired the 100+ member bipartisan Immigration Reform Caucus. He currently serves as co-chairman of Team America PAC and president of the Rocky Mountain Foundation. He authored In Mortal Danger: The Battle for America's Border and Security.

Iranian Dissidents Face Obama-Made Holocaust

Mordechai Ben-Menachem

Mordechai Ben-Menachem is a former researcher/lecturer at Ben-Gurion University and an author of 30 book ranging from engineering to poetry. He is also an ordained clergyman.

U.S. foreign policy and the end of the ‘United’ States

bburns

Mr. Burns worked for several years on Capitol Hill. He previously reported on Cuba and Latin America as a correspondent for Cybercast News Service and United Press International.

U.S. Accuses Cuba of Rights Abuses

ccohn

Ms. Cohn is a HUMAN EVENTS intern.

‘Son of Hamas’ Faces Deportation

ddonnelly

Ms. Donnelly is a former member of the 1992 Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces and President of the Center for Military Readiness.

Making Both Love and War

Watchdog.org

Watchdog.org is a project of the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity.

U.S. Army denies it bought Israel Iron Dome missile system

wtomicki

William Tomicki is the editor and publisher of ENTREE Travel Newsletter, www.entreenews.com.

The RIGHT Places: Whale Watching In the West

ggiles

ClashRadio.com's creator and host Doug Giles is noted for his no-holds-barred political and ecclesiastical views and his vocal enthusiasm for big game hunting. His rowdy books are available on Amazon.com. He's the dad of ACORN nutcracker Hannah Giles and NRA columnist and huntress Regis Giles.

Watch Antoine Dodson Rap on Biden’s Rape-Remark Runaround

aandringa

Eric J. Andringa is a Soldier, military historian, collector of militaria and a Goober of the First Order.

Hypocrisy: Media Bias & Bill Maher

kcombest

Mr. Combest, a former intern at HUMAN EVENTS, recently graduated from the University of Florida, majoring in political science and minoring in history.

Missing the Point of Mel Gibson’s Movie

kkelley

Mr. Kelley is a freelance writer living in Northern California and editor of the Kelley Commentator at LarryKelley.com.

Ollie North Vividly Portrays the American Heroes

Hans von Spakovsky

Hans A. von Spakovsky is a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation and a former commissioner on the Federal Election Commission.

Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional

Jim Pontillo

Jim Pontillo owns and manages a small plastic manufacturing plant in Southern California. He is the producer of the FMK Handgun which is engraved with America's Bill of Rights. FMK Firearms can be viewed at www.fmkfirearms.com.

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The Founding Fathers Were Secessionists

ccuster

Roger Custer is executive director of America's Future Foundation.

Why does Obama despise the rich?

Richard Tomkins

Richard Tomkins, a former White House and Pentagon reporter with extensive overseas experience, is embedded with U.S. forces in Iraq and writes for several U.S. publications.

Sadly Missing From Media’s Iraq War Roundup: U.S. Troops’ Humanity

tmolin

Teo Molin is a junior at Amherst College. He is an intern at HUMAN EVENTS through the National Journalism Center.

Data Released on Clunkers

hhill

George Hill is an NRA Certified Pistol and Personal Protection instructor.

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Inside the Gun Locker: A Review of the EAA Witness

ffranke

Mr. Franke is a freelance writer in Portage, Ohio. He is a former military linguist in psychological operations, specializing in Russian, and is currently working on a book project detailing the Cold War-era hockey rivalry between Canada and the Soviet Union.

The Civil Rights Showdown in Michigan

Jeff Crouere

Mr. Crouere is a native of New Orleans, LA and he is the host of a Louisiana based program, 'Ringside Politics,' which airs at 7:30 p.m. Fri. and 10:00 p.m. Sun. on WLAE-TV 32, a PBS station, and 7 till 11 a.m. weekdays on WGSO 990 AM in New Orleans and the Northshore. He is the political analyst for WGNO-TV ABC26. For more information, visit his web site at www.ringsidepolitics.com. E-mail him at jeff@ringsidepolitics.com.

NASA’s New Mission: Boost the Muslim World’s Self-Esteem

Cork Graham

Cork Graham is a modern-day buccaneer, author and high-end weapons instructor. His New York Times bestseller "The Bamboo Chest: An Adventure in Healing the Trauma of War" details his search for Captain Kidd's treasure in Vietnam and his arrest and jailing by Vietnamese officials, who assumed he was a spy. He is the publisher of "Global Counter Terrorism" and "Cork's Outdoors."

A response to ‚??Cork Graham is a CIA-faker‚?? (Part 3)

mmanson

Mr. Manson is a vice president at Edelman, a global public relations firm. In his spare time, he blogs at On Tap. Contact him at marshall.manson@gmail.com.

Transforming Appreciation Into Action

nnoel

Mr. Noel is a conservative political cartoonist who believes the cartoon arena has been dominated far too long by liberals. He is a syndicated cartoonist through the North Star Writers Group.

On the Third Day of Christmas

Sen. Mitch McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is the senior senator from Kentucky.

Congress awaits president’s fiscal cliff proposal

drtucker

Mr. Tucker is a Massachusetts-based freelance writer. He operates a blog called Notes from D.R.

Could Marriage Issue Hurt GOP in ’08?

jveldhuyzen

Jen Veldhuyzen is a University of Virginia graduate with a bachelors in History and a minor in Biomedical Engineering. In college, she focused on history research and some biomedical/biochemistry research, but she enjoys writing about nearly anything, including politics, culture, history and health. She has seven younger siblings, loves to eat Uma Sashimi, and if she could choose any superpower it would be flight. You can find some of her research online at http://thehownotto.blogspot.com/, and her philosophical musings at http://prometheusstudies.blogspot.com/ She wishes you a lovely day!

Kim Jong Il is Dead–What Next?

Jim Bohannon

Jim Bohannon is a host with Westwood One Radio whose "Jim Bohannon Show" and "America in the Morning" are heard on over 500 radio stations nationwide. He's a member of the Radio Hall of Fame. www.jimbotalk.net

Digging Out from Washington Snow Jobs

cmoy

Catherine Moy is a nationally recognized award-winning journalist and coauthor of ‚??America Mourning: A story of two families.‚?Ě

California Referenda Today

Debra J. Saunders

E-mail Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@sfchronicle.com. To find out more about Debra J. Saunders, and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.

The GOP’s legacy underdog

jpcorry

Jessica Peck Corry (Jessica@i2i.org) is a policy analyst with the Independence Institute in Golden, Colo., where she specializes in land use, higher education, and civil rights policy."

Canada’s Health Care ‘Refugees’

mkendall

Ms. Kendall, a writer and freelance journalist, contributes on a regular basis to Human Events Online. Her website, MaryClaireCinema.com, provides a full range of her work.

Barack Obama’s Selling Point for 2008: He’s Abraham Lincoln II

Dan Holler

Dan Holler is the Communications Director for Heritage Action for America. Previously, he held numerous positions at The Heritage Foundation, most recently he was the Senate Relations Deputy. A Maryland native, he is a graduate of Washington College.

How House can defund Obamacare

msieff

Martin Sieff is defense industry editor for United Press International. He has been nominated three times for the Pultizer Prize for international reporting. His latest book, ‚??The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East,‚?Ě was published in January by Regnery.

The Sarah Sensation

jmowbray

Mr. Mowbray is an award-winning investigative journalist and nationally-syndicated columnist. He is the author of "Dangerous Diplomacy: How the State Department Threatens America's Security."

Passport outrage: Official who caused the crisis set to be promoted

Frank Miniter

Frank Miniter has floated the Amazon, run with the bulls of Pamplona, hunted everything from bear in Russia to elk with the Apache to kudu in the Kalahari, and has fly-fished everywhere from Alaska’s Kenai to Scotland’s River Spey to Japan’s freestone streams. Along the way he was taught to box by Floyd Patterson, spelunked into Pompey’s Cave, climbed everywhere from New York’s Gunks to the Rockies, and is currently learning Kenkojuko Karate with Sensei Masakazu Takahashi. He graduated from the oldest private military academy in the U.S., a place that still teaches honor and old-school gentlemanly conduct, and believes men need this book because the U.S. has lost its code of honor as enumerated by its Founding Fathers. He is the author of The Politically Incorrect GuideTM to Hunting and has won numerous awards for outdoor and conservation writing. He was a Senior Editor at Outdoor Life magazine and, currently, is the Executive Editor of American Hunter magazine.

How a federal judge got it wrong on ‘assault weapons’

tfitton

Mr. Fitton is the president of Judicial Watch, Inc., a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation, promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law.

Libby Trial Raises Ethics Issues for Media

Walid Phares

Dr. Phares is the author of The Confrontation: Winning the War against Future Jihad and a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. For more, visit www.walidphares.com .

Haiti: It’s not Only America’s Duty to Help

Brett Winterble

Brett Winterble is a writer and producer living in Los Angeles, CA. He has a Masters Degree in Homeland Security. Read Brett's daily blog here.

Court Orders Release of Gitmo Inmates Into DC

Peter Huessy

Peter Huessy is President of GeoStrategic Analysis of Potomac, Maryland.

Smart defense investments now will pay dividends in the future

Todd Starnes

Todd Starnes is the host of Fox News & Commentary, heard daily on more than 250 radio stations. He‚??s also the author of ‚??Dispatches From Bitter America." His website is www.toddstarnes.com

Why is the Obama Administration trying to deport this family?

John R. Bolton

Mr. Bolton is former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Bolton: Obama‚??s flawed foreign policy ideology

casay

Mr. Asay is a syndicated cartoonist.

Liberal Outrage Over Wire Tapping

pferrara

Mr. Ferrara, who served in the White House Office of Policy Development under President Reagan, works for the American Civil Rights Union and the Institute for Policy Innovation.

Obama’s Huge Tax Hikes Will Ruin Weak Economy

Brian Sussman

Brian Sussman is author of Climategate: A Veteran Meteorologist Exposes the Global Warming Scam, and hosts the morning show on radio station KSFO in San Francisco.

Algae: Obama’s green crude

David Alan Coia

David Coia is a freelance journalist based in Arlington, Virginia.

Kill Thine Enemy: TV and Video Games Demonstrate the Road to Salvation

dbyrne

Dennis Byrne is a Chicago newspaper columnist and freelance writer. He can be reached at dennis@dennisbyrne.net. To post a comment about his writing go to http://dennisbyrne.blogspot.com.

Unsung Hero Behind Blagojevich Arrest Could Fill Senate Seat

hhaynes

Mr. Haynes is a California State Assembly member representing Riverside and Temecula. He serves on the Appropriations and Budget Committees and is a frequent contributor to CaliforniaRepublic.org.

California Liberals Attack Our Freedom

M. Stanton Evans

M. Stanton Evans, a long-time Human Events contributor, is the author of ‚??Blacklisted by History: the Untold Story of Sen. Joe McCarthy‚?Ě (Crown, 2007) and co-author of the soon-to-be-published ‚??Stalin‚??s Secret Agents‚?Ě (Threshold).

Cummings‚?? ‚??McCarthyism‚?Ě charge in Lerner hearing is bogus

Jim Vinyard

Jim Vinyard joined the United States Marine Corps and took the oath on December 15, 1967 on the campus at Truman State University and went on to attain the rank of Captain. Jim is a feature writer for Guns & Patriots.

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Celebrating an American Hero: Lt. Col Lee, Silver Star, Recon Marine

wwalsh

Mrs. Walsh is a freelance writer in Fredericksburg, Va.

Tips for Teens in a Cockeyed Culture

ttremoglie

Mr. Tremoglie is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Insight magazine, and Front Page magazine among others. He is the former Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Scholars, a member of ISI, and a member of the American Society of Criminology.

The Legacy of the U.S. Soldier in Iraq

blieberman

Mr. Lieberman is senior policy analyst in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

Proposed Global-Warming Bills and Regulations Will Hurt, Not Help

Ian de Silva

Ian de Silva is an engineer with side interests in history and politics.

Why Obama is a third world president

pyousefzadeh

Mr. Yousefzadeh is an attorney in Illinois. He blogs at A Chequer-board of Nights and Days and RedState."

Free Trade — Still Grim

John C. Wohlstetter

John C. Wohlstetter is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute. His latest book is "Sleepwalking With The Bomb."

Gaza today v. ‘The guns of August’ in 1914

Peter Hannaford

Mr. Hannaford was closely associated with former President Reagan for a number of years. His latest book is Ronald Reagan and His Ranch: The Western White House, 1981-1989.

EMP: What Obama and Netanyahu Should Be Talking About

Jo Ann Skousen

Jo Ann Skousen teaches English literature and writing at Mercy College and Sing Sing prison. She is the entertainment editor for the journal Liberty and is the founder and director of Anthem, the Libertarian Film Festival.

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ an intense, thoughtful film

Scott Kaufman

Scott Kaufman has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, San Diego where he wrote for the school's conservative journal, the California Review. He was also vice president and treasurer of UCSD's Marksmanship club.

Senate cybersecurity bill fails cloture vote

Marybeth Hicks

Marybeth Hicks is the author of ‚??Don‚??t Let the Kids Drink the Kool-Aid: Confronting the Left‚??s Assault on Our Families, Faith and Freedom.‚?Ě Find her on the web at http://marybethhicks.com.

Hicks: Child raised well is notable achievement

eemerson

Ernest Emerson is an American custom knife-maker, noted combat fighting instructor and edged-weapons expert. (www.emersonknives.com)

Legal Advice on Deadly Force From The Witness Stand

Tim Cavanaugh

Tim Cavanaugh is a contributor to Reason Magazine and Human Events.

Chuck Hagel Confirmed as Secretary of Defense

Brian Riedl

Mr. Riedl is the Grover M. Hermann fellow in federal budgetary affairs in the Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

Federal Spending Increased to $30,000 per Household in 2009

Steven Milloy

Mr. Milloy is the founder and publisher of JunkScience.com. His columns and op-ed pieces have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Financial Times, and Los Angeles Times. He is the author of "Green Hell," a new book from Regnery Publishing.

Chevy Saves The Planet

amccarthy

Mr. McCarthy, a former federal prosecutor, directs the Center for Law & Counterterrorism at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

The Coming Crisis Over Palestinian Statehood

Loredana Vuoto

Miss Vuoto is founder and president of Eloquence, a speechwriting and writing company (www.eloquencellc.com). She is also the communications director of the Edmund Burke Institute for American Renewal, a think tank devoted to integrating minorities in the conservative movement.

How Liberal Elites Have Destroyed the Democratic Party

rmcClendon

Ray McClendon -- humorist, poet, wordsmith -- has been writing op-eds in verse for years, primarily as a hobby. Residing in California's Bay Area gives him plenty of grist for his literary political cartoon mill.

Parson Mac’s Muse: Since Jesus Came

Rep. Tom Price

Congressman Tom Price is an orthopedic surgeon representing the 6th District of Georgia. He serves as chairman of the Republican Policy Committee in the House of Representatives.

Price statement on budget conference agreement

rreisman

Dr. Reisman is a former principal investigator for the U.S. Department of Justice, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Her last book was Kinsey: Crimes and Consequences‚??The Red Queen and the Grand Scheme. She runs drjudithreisman.com.

She Could Have Died, Roman

ccoryell

Skip Coryell is the founder of the Second Amendment March, a former United States Marine, author and President of White Feather Press.

Long in the Tooth: When Old Farts Fight Back

Speaker John Boehner

John Boehner, a Republican, is speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. He represents the 8th District of Ohio.

Boehner: In our hearts we know it is wrong to pass on this debt to our kids and grandkids

S.E. Cupp

S.E. Cupp is author of "Why You're Wrong About the Right," with Brett Joshpe (Simon & Schuster, 2008). She lives in New York City and works for the New York Times.

The False Hopes of Gay America

levans

Ms. Evans, a former HUMAN EVENTS intern, attends Clemson University.

Book Counters Liberal Lies From A to Z

llangsather

Miss Langsather is an intern with the National Journalism Center currently working at HUMAN EVENTS.

Conservative Forum — Week of June 21

bberlau

Mr. Berlau is director of the Center for Investors and Entrepreneurs at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. He is the author of "Eco-Freaks" and blogs at OpenMarket.org. E-mail him at jberlau@cei.org.

Dodd Bill Gives a Pass to Fannie and Freddie

Steve Chapman

Mr. Chapman is director of the Center for Media and Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation. Contact him at chappy22-at-gmail-dot-com.

No Christmas for Big Spenders This Year

cguzman

Christopher A. Guzman is a Human Events intern through the National Journalism Center. He majored in Political Studies with an emphasis in American Politics from The Master‚??s College.

CONSERVATIVE SPOTLIGHT: Americans United for Life

Dan Gainor

Mr. Gainor, director of the Business & Media Institute and the Boone Pickens Free Market Fellow, is a veteran editor with two decades of experience in print and online media.

Print Media: Next Government Bailout?

ssayet

Evan Sayet is the host and star of "Evan Sayet's 'Right to Laugh -- A Night of Conservative Comedy," while his more serious talk on how Liberals 'think' was called by Andrew Breitbart "One of the five most important conservative speeches ever given." Information available at Evan's website www.evansayet.com.

Conservative Comedian on Jim Jones & Stephen Hawking

Nancy Pearcey

Nancy Pearcey is the author of the bestselling Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity and editor at large of The Pearcey Report. She is currently a faculty member at Rivendell Sanctuary in Bloomington, MN. Her latest book is Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, & Meaning. To inquire about media interviews, please email pearcey@thepearceyreport.com or call Rivdendell Sanctuary at 952-996-1451.

Suspicious Minds: Tougher Questions for Bill Keller & The New York Times

Will Chamberlain

Will Chamberlain is a lawyer and the publisher of Human Events.

CNN’s Racist Defense of Kamala Harris.

kgaines

Kathryn Gaines is a journalism major and philosophy minor at Washington University in Saint Louis. She is a frequent contributor on the Principia College internet radio conservative talk shows and an intern for HUMAN EVENTS. Feel free to email her at kgaines@eaglepub.com

TRICARE Alert

Wynton Hall

Wynton C. Hall is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the owner of Wynton Hall & Co., a celebrity ghostwriting and speechwriting agency. He is the author, most recently, of The Right Words: Great Republican Speeches that Shaped History

Obama Is In a Vortex

mmccormack

Mr. McCormack, a retired Master Sergeant of the U.S. Air Force, resides in Acworth. He is a passionate sports fan and a Reagan conservative.

Healthcare Drags, Obama Reloads for Immigration Reform

jjennings

Phillip Jennings served in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps, flying helicopters, and in Laos as a pilot for Air America. He is the author of the critically acclaimed comic novels "Nam-A-Rama" and "Goodbye Mexico", and won the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society first prize for fiction with his short story, "Train Wreck in a Small Town." A successful entrepreneur, he is currently CEO of Molecular Resonance Corporation, which is developing technology to detect and disarm Improvised Explosive Devices. He lives with his family near Seattle, Washington.

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From Ellsberg to Assange: The Pentagon Papers to WikiLeaks

ddelong

Kathryn M. DeLong majors in economics and political science at SUNY Buffalo and a past president of the College Republicans there. DeLong is active in Erie County, N.Y., politics. Twitter.

Paul AWOL: Two-time CPAC straw poll winner elsewhere

ttimperlake

Mr. Timperlake is the co-author (along with Jed Babbin) of "Showdown: Why China Wants War with the United States" (published by Regnery, a HUMAN EVENTS sister company). He was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot in Southeast Asia in 1973 and a professional staff member on the House Committee on Rules during the "Most Favored Nation" debates. He was director of Mobilization, Planning and Requirements at the Department of Defense for President Reagan.

America’s Future Leaders in Iraq Today

jdemint

Sen. Jim DeMint, a Republican, is the junior senator from South Carolina. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Aponte’s Agenda

dstone

Douglas Stone is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy. He has a background in American and British 20th century political history, as well as Middle Eastern affairs.

The UN’s (and the Administration’s) Latest Travesty

ggamble

California-based Doug Gamble contributed speech material to Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush, and writes a twice-monthly column for the Orange County Register and CaliforniaRepublic.org.

Mexico’s Despicable, Un-American Flack

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King was elected to Iowa's 5th District in 2002. He sits on the House Judiciary Committee and its Constitution and Immigration subcommittees.

The Clearest Political and Constitutional Thinker of Our Time

mmclaughlin

Mr. McLaughlin is a former Washington Times reporter.

Virginia Angles Itself Free From Federal Health Care Mandates

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter

Thaddeus G. McCotter is the U.S. representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district and the author of Seize Freedom, which is available from ISI Books.

Obama’s Mideast Speech Drops the Ball Again on Our Critical Alliance With Israel

Andrew Puzder

Andrew Puzder is CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc., which employs about 21,000 people at Carl‚??s Jr. and Hardee‚??s restaurants. He is co-author of ‚??Job Creation: How it Really Works and Why the Government doesn‚??t Understand it.‚?Ě He is an Economic Adviser to presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Are we creating jobs yet?

Sen. John Cornyn

Mr. Cornyn (R.-Tex.) is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He served previously as attorney general of Texas and as a state Supreme Court justice.

A road map for real bipartisan tax reform

mfumento

Mr. Fumento, a D.C.-based freelance writer and former paratrooper, has been embedded three times in Iraq and once in Afghanistan. You can e-mail him at fumento@pobox.com.

Barack Obama and the FDR-Great Depression Myth

jubrown

Mrs. Brown is president and co-founder of American Life League, the nation's largest Catholic pro-life educational grassroots organization. She is a recognized expert on the sanctity of human life and member of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

We Deserve Better Than Embryonic Stem Cell Research Fraud

mburke

Miss Burke is a junior at Marquette University, where she serves as vice chairman of the College Republicans. She is a former HUMAN EVENTS intern.

Liberal Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

gneumayr

Mr. Neumayr is editor of Catholic World Report and a columnist for California Political Review.

Harassing Huckabee

jvivian

Jordan Vivian is a HUMAN EVENTS intern and recent graduate of Principia College. He is the former editor in chief of the Principia Pilot student newspaper and host of The Cheat Sheet, a weekly news radio program on Principia Internet Radio. Feel free to email him at jvivian@eaglepub.com

Update: Another Radical Obama Nominee Heads to Senate

uutt

Mr. Utt, Ph.D., is Herbert and Joyce Morgan Senior Research Fellow in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation.

How to Improve Earmark Reform

ggarrison

Greg Garrison is a conservative talk radio host in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Curse You, Red Baron

arobinson

Dr. Arthur Robinson is President and Research Professor of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.

Power Plants Are Batteries

John Velleco

Mr. Velleco is director of federal affairs for Gun Owners of America, a 300,000-member national gun-rights lobbying organization. More information about GOA is available at: http://gunowners.org/ You can follow him on twitter @Velleco.

The continuing, sad saga of Fast and Furious

nrice

Ned Rice is believed to be the only person in Hollywood to have both written for "Real Time with Bill Maher" and voted Republican. His other staff writing credits include "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and many other fine television programs.

Don’t Fire Nina Totenberg, Fire NPR

gcucullu

Gordon Cucullu is a former Special Forces lieutenant colonel and author. His latest work is Inside Gitmo: The True Story behind the Myths of Guantanamo Bay with a companion web site at www.insidegitmo.com.

Obama: A Wasted Year on National Defense

hhudson

Jerome Hudson is a member of Project 21 a sponsorship of the National Center for Public Policy Research. He is the editor of OurLastStand.com and can be reached at Jeromehudsonspeaks.com.

Obama’s a Hopeless Spending Addict, and the GOP MUST Make That Point

lrichards

Lisa Richards is a lifelong Reagan Conservative Republican from Connecticut who believes in America's constitutional founding as a Constitutional Republic. You can read more of her work at www.lisa-richards.com.

Russia Forgives Uncle Joe

sbaskerville

Stephen Baskerville, Ph.D., is assistant professor of government at Patrick Henry College and Earhart Fellow at the Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society. His most recent book, Taken Into Custody: The War Against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family, has just been published by Cumberland House Publishing.

Feminist ‘Justice’ at Duke

ddelingpole

James Delingpole is an English journalist, writer and broadcaster. His books include "Welcome To Obamaland" (Regnery) and "Coward on the Beach" (Bloomsbury) the first in a series of adventure novels set in World War II.

10 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Conservative Woman

bbaird

Barbara Baird is the publisher of Women's Outdoor News, president of the Women's Outdoor Media Association and a NRA-certified handgun instructor.

Miss ‘Manny-pack’ Manners on Walking Country Roads

Sara Marie Brenner

Sara Marie Brenner is a special correspondent for Human Events in Ohio.

Why Romney failed in the Buckeye State

cchumley

Ms. Chumley is a Virginia-based freelance writer, an award-winning investigative journalist, and frequent contributor to conservative publications.

The Truth About the Swift Boat Vets and Kerry’s Deceit

llessner

Mr. Lessner is a senior associate at Capital City Partners, a Washington consulting firm. He is the former executive director of the American Conservative Union and editorial pager editor of The Union Leader of Manchester, N.H., and holds a doctorate in history from Baylor University.

Kennedy to Cardinals: You’re All Bigots!

Sally Pipes

Sally C. Pipes is President, CEO, and Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute. Her latest book is "The Pipes Plan: The Top Ten Ways to Dismantle and Replace Obamacare" (Regnery 2012).

Thanks to Obamacare, doctor shortages set to quintuple

eeberle

Mr. Eberle is President and CEO of GOPUSA, a news, information, and commentary company based in Houston, Tex. He holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Rice University.

Ignoring Border Security Will Cost Us More American Lives

aallott

Mr. Allott is a policy analyst for American Values, a non-profit organization "committed to uniting the American people around the vision of our Founding Fathers."

‘Pro-Life’ Democrats Fall Silent

heinternevans

Mr. Evans is a former graduate student at the University of Colorado and former HUMAN EVENTS intern.

Conservative Spotlight: Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation

cfreilich

The author, a former Deputy National Security Advisor in Israel, now a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Schusterman Fellow, recently published a study of the US-Israeli dialogue on the Iranian nuclear program.

Bibi Answers Obama

cadler

Mr. Adler is the host of "Adler on Line," a national talk radio show on Canada's Corus Radio Network. You can contact him through his website at www.charlesadler.com or email him at adleronline@gmail.com.

Stop Shoving Obama Down Our Throats

Cathy Cleaver Ruse

Cathy Cleaver Ruse is Senior Fellow for Legal Studies at the Family Research Council.

Benedict XVI: A tough act to follow

sjohnson

Mr. Johnson is senior policy analyst for Latin America in the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

What a Ch√?¬°vez Win Means in Venezuela

pmcnamara

Mr. McNamara is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona and a former intern of HUMAN EVENTS.

Karl Rove Offers Pep Talk to Arizona GOP

bsiegel

Mr. Siegel lives in New York.

Obama Unbinds

Cathy Taylor

Cathy Taylor joined Human Events in December 2011 from The Orange County Register in California, where she was Opinion Editor and a member of the Senior Leadership Team and the Executive Team. Taylor worked for The Register for more than 25 years in various news and opinion positions and led a number of cross-functional initiatives. She was named Opinion Editor in November 1996. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California, where she was editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Trojan. Cathy later attended the MBA and Executive MBA programs at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Taylor has received a number of awards, including the Gerald F. Loeb award for business writing, recognition from the California Newspaper Publishers Association for the Register Opinion pages and The Register‚??s highest company honor, the R.C. Hoiles award. Cathy‚??s email is CTaylor@EaglePub.Com

Full coverage of SOTU Tuesday night

eebell

Mr. Ebell is director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.

The Biggest Tax Increase In World History

Robert Moffit

Mr. Moffit is director of the Center for Health Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation.

Obama to Seniors: ‘Drop Dead’

Kate Obenshain

Ms. Obenshain is the Vice President of Young America's Foundation.

Virginia Governor’s Race: Voters have a clear choice

mcharen

Mrs. Charen is the author of the best-selling book "Useful Idiots" (Regnery) and "Do-Gooders."

As Morally Serious as a Root Canal

ggates

Bentley Gates is an author whose works includes the "The Bahrain Conspiracy" (Savant 2010). He has earned the prestigious Editor/Publisher Award from the National Association of Legal Investigators and authored articles for leading trade publications. He is a Vietnam Era veteran of the 1st Cavalry Division and has taught Kenpo Karate giving rise to his interest in martial arts and militaria.

Using FBI Crime Statistics for Awareness: Part 2

Rep. Ron Paul

Dr. Paul represents the 14th District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives. He consistently votes for limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies based on commodity-backed currency. He is the author of Challenge to Liberty, The Case for Gold, and A Republic, If You Can Keep It.

Can U.S. Achieve Peace in the Middle East?

ckane

Cassandra Kane is a HUMAN EVENTS intern. She is a senior at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa., studying English and political science.

Republicans Kill Media Shield Bill

ddecker

Mr. Decker, a HUMAN EVENTS contributing editor for books, is a graduate student at the U.S. Naval War College.

Redeeming Ulysses S. Grant

ddaiker

Duane A. Daiker is a Contributing Editor for Concealed Carry Magazine. Duane has been a life-long shooter and goes about his life as an armed, responsible, and somewhat opinionated citizen. Duane can be reached at Daiker@RealWorldCarryGear.com. Additional articles and his Real World Carry Gear columns can be viewed at www.RealWorldCarryGear.com.

Smith & Wesson Gets Modern with the Bodyguard 38

bsmithwick

Ben Smithwick is an intern at Human Events through the National Journalism Center. A native of Connecticut, Smithwick is currently studying political science at the University of Connecticut. He previously completed internships at The Heritage Foundation and The Daily Caller.

Conservative Spotlight: Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Herman Cain

Mr. Cain is national chairman of the Media Research Center's Business & Media Institute. He is the former president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza, and currently CEO and president of T.H.E. New Voice, a business and leadership consulting company.

How High Can You Stand for Your Taxes to Go?

Kris Kobach

RNC Member Mr. Kobach is Chairman of the Kansas Republican Party, former Counsel and chief immigration adviser to Attorney General John Ashcroft (2001-03), and the attorney defending the cities of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, and Valley Park, Missouri, against the ACLU in court. He is also Professor of Law at the University of Missouri (Kansas City).

Obama’s Lawlessness on Immigration

Dr. Lee Hieb

Lee Hieb is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, in solo private practice. Her first-hand experience in medicine began in the 1950s, when she accompanied her father on his housecalls in Iowa.

Healthcare Bill Takes Away Our Liberty

Rep. Peter Hoekstra

Congressman Peter Hoekstra (R-Michigan) is the top Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Obama Intelligence Failures Behind Blair Resignation

flewis

Mr. Lewis is a journalist and political lecturer/debater. He was a speechwriter in the Goldwater campaign and subsequently a network news commentator for the Mutual Broadcasting System. Read more about Mr. Lewis at www.fultonlewis.com.

CNN Features Hillary Plant at GOP Debate

ttowler

Mr. Towler works for the Independence/Democracy Group in the European Parliament. A proud Briton and conservative, he would like to see the United Kingdom leave the European Union.

French Fiasco: Let Them Eat Soup

lllull

Mr. Llull is a reporter for the Institutional Investor newsletter in New York City.

Why Cutting Voter Fraud Hasn’t Worked Yet

kfarber

Miss Farber is a senior at Susquehanna University and former HUMAN EVENTS intern.

Conservative Spotlight: Tocqueville Fellowship

vfiore1

Mr. Fiore is a freelance political writer who lives in New York City. In addition to writing for HUMAN EVENTS, his work has been published by the American Conservative Union Foundation, GOPUSA, and The Conservative Voice. He is a staff writer for the New Media Alliance and a contributing writer for NewsBusters.org. He receives e-mail at: polyscivin101@aol.com.

The Media’s Stunted Perspective

ggreenstein

Irwin Greenstein is Publisher of Shotgun Life. Please send your questions and comments to letters@shotgunlife.com.

Sporting Clays on the Bourbon Trail: White Dog Mash and Other Delights

ggohmert

Louie Gohmert, a Republican, has represented the First Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2005.

FDR’s Unconstitutional D-Day Prayer

Kevin Gutzman

Kevin Gutzman is an associate professor at Western Connecticut State University and author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution.

Recalling the Bork confirmation hearings

wweinstein

Mr. Weinstein is an activist who was once the innocent target of New Jersey prosecutor Nicholas Bissel. The indictment against him was dismissed with prejudice.

Modern-Day ‘Poll Tax’ Costs GOP Votes

feckert

Fred J. Eckert is a former conservative Republican Congressman from New York and twice served as a US Ambassador under President Reagan, who called him ‚??a good friend and valuable advisor.‚?Ě

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York: From Friend of Gunners to Big Time Foe

Sen. Tom Coburn

Dr. Coburn was elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican from Oklahoma in 2004. He serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Judiciary Committee and Indian Affairs Committee.

‘A Valley Forge Moment for Conservatives’

cgrenier

Cynthia Grenier, and international film and theatre critic, is the former "Life" editor of the Washington Times and acted as senior editor at The World & I, a national monthly magazine, for six years

Errant Son Morphs into Bush Speechwriter

sschibener

Ms. Schibener is a Human Events intern and a junior at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.

Forget Hillary: Paris Hilton, the First Woman President?

ggoode

Mr. Goode represented Virginia's 5th Congressional District from 1997 through 2009.

GOP Must Stop Any Lame-Duck DREAM Act

mantonucci

Mr. Antonucci is the director of the Education Intelligence Agency and has covered the education beat since 1993. His weekly newsletter, the Communiqué, covers teachers' unions.

Public Education’s Only Limiting Factor: Intellectual Curiosity

rrotterman

Mr. Rotterman is a senior fellow at the John Locke Foundation and a GOP consultant.

Jesse Helms: American Hero

fyoungblood

Flagg K. Youngblood, an Army veteran from Nashville, advocates for robust military recruiting and training programs on campuses nationwide. He is a graduate of Yale and the University of Connecticut's R.O.T.C.

Kagan the Law Breaker

glandrith

George Landrith is the President of the Frontiers of Freedom Institute and a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Business Editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Politics. As an adjunct professor at the George Mason School of Law, Mr. Landrith has taught constitutional law, appellate advocacy, and legal writing.

America Belongs in Space

ccarstens

Roger D. Carstens is a retired Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He is a member of the cast of ‚??The Wanted,‚?Ě which debuts tonight at 10 PM on NBC.

Why I Joined ‘The Wanted’

ngardiner1

Nile Gardiner is the Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation.

The U.N.’s Anti-Israel Crusade Continues

bburgreen

Todd Burgreen is a freelance writer with work published in PRECISION SHOOTING, THE ACCURATE RIFLE, THE VARMINT HUNTER MAGAZINE, and S.W.A.T. His topics have covered the gamut, including but not limited to, a CQB tomahawk article, long range rifle, single-shot rifles, full-automatic rifles, hunting handguns and defensive handguns. Todd lives in Virginia with his wife and three sons.

Inside the Gun Locker: Para Carry 9 Compact, Innovative 1911-style 9mm

ppatriots

Guns & Patriots is about firearms and the people who use them. We will bring you the story of the gun, hunter and soldier from the cornfield to the battlefield.

America’s real enemy

kkuhner

Mr. Kuhner is the editor of Insight on the News. He is a regular contributor to the commentary pages at the Washington Times. His work has appeared in HUMAN EVENTS, National Review Online and Investor's Business Daily.

Moscow’s Man in Kiev

tmcinerney

Retired Lt. Gen. McInerney is a Fox News Military Analysts and co-author of Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror (Regnery Publishing, a HUMAN EVENTS sister company). He also runs his own consulting firm and consults for Northrop Grumman on the KC 45 program.

The Rise of Nuclear Iran

mhamed

Mary Harned serves as Of Counsel at Americans United for Life (AUL).

Kagan ‘More Radical’ than Supreme Court on Abortion

emeese

Mr. Meese served as counselor to the President and attorney general in the Reagan Administration and is editor of "The Heritage Guide to the Constitution."

Beyond the Fairness Doctrine

Jon Cassidy

Jon Cassidy writes for Watchdog.org, part of the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting new media journalism. Watchdog.org is a collection of independent journalists covering state-specific and local government activity.

Brits mock Texan‚??s whine of racism over voter ID

drusher

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Is Welfare Reform Really A Success?

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Mallory Factor is the co-chairman and co-founder of the Monday Meeting, an influential meeting of economic conservatives, journalists and corporate leaders in New York City. Mr. Factor is a well-known merchant banker and speaks and writes frequently on economic and fiscal topics for cable news stations, leading newspapers and other print and online publications.

‘Money Wars’ at the G-20

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Lori Ziganto is a home schooling Mom to her seven year old daughter, is one of those icky Conservatives, a political observer and blogger. She writes for several prominent websites, including RedState, NewsReal and more. Well known for her influential twitter presence, media appearances, and podcasting, Lori enjoys an infamy among the so-called feminist writers of the mainstream press, which pleases her immensely. She also very much enjoys the evil substances known as salt, red meat and bacon. You can find her on twitter at @SnarkAndBoobs

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Al Cardenas was elected Chairman of the American Conservative Union (ACU) after more than 30 years as a leader in the conservative movement.  Mr. Cardenas holds a law degree from Seton Hall (J.D., 1974) and was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.  He and his wife of 32 years, Diana, reside in Key Biscayne, Florida.  They have five children and four grandchildren.

CPAC announces big 2014 names

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Dick Fairburn has more than 30 years of experience as a police firearms instructor, author and researcher. He has served as a patrol officer, investigator, police chief and full-time academy trainer. His other passions include big game hunting and fishing He is the author of "Building a Better Gunfighter [http://www.paladin-press.com/category/s?keyword=better+gunfighter]," and has published more than 200 articles related to all aspects of firearms use.

Live-fire training in teams

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Jay Lehr, Ph.D. (jlehr@heartland.org) is science director and senior fellow at The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank based in Chicago. He earned the first PhD. in groundwater hydrology in the nation, from the University of Arizona.

A well-written overview of governments‚?? economic misdeeds

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Robert Morrison, senior fellow for policy studies at the Family Research Council, served in the Education Department under President Reagan.

Doing lunch: Burke and Rick and me

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Mr. Spring is F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in National Security Policy in the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

House and Senate Defense Budgets Imply the Need for Future Supplemental Funding

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Mr. Romerstein is a former U.S. government official. He served as a professional staff member for the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities/House Committee on Internal Security and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He then headed the Office to Counter Soviet Disinformation at the U.S. Information Agency. He currently teaches propaganda analysis at the Institute for World Politics in Washington, D.C. He is the co-author of "The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors," published by Regnery.

Just Like Old Times: KGB Murders Continue

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Thomas L. Jipping, J.D., a former federal appeals court law clerk, is a writer and analyst specializing in the judicial appointment process.

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Liberal Juan Williams Would Defund NPR

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On Election Day, Turn Out, Not Off

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Allen West is retired as a LTC after 22 years in the US Army, and he holds two masters degrees. He is married with two daughters and resides in Plantation, Florida.

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Renew. Grow. Win.

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Mr. Martin is founder and chairman of TheVanguard.org, America's premier conservative movement online. A noted author and speaker, former policy director to Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and special counsel to PayPal.com founder Peter Thiel, he is a member of the Arlington Group and of the Council for National Policy's Board of Governors. He also serves as executive vice president of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, "the Republican Wing of the Republican Party."

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Mr. O'Neill is a Houston attorney who clerked for Chief Justice William Rehnquist during the Supreme Court's October 1974 term. He was also a Seconding Speaker at the Republican Convention. He co-authored the New York Times No. 1 bestseller, "Unfit for Command" in 2004.

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John M. Snyder, former National Rifle Association magazine editor, is public affairs director of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and a director of the Council for America. Because he is the senior gun rights advocate in Washington, his is also know as the "Gun Dean." He is the founder of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society and author of "Gun Saint."

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Ms. Lapenna is an Italian freelance columnist and blogger presently living in Sardinia, Italy. She has been published in the Jerusalem Post, Real Clear Politics, Town Hall and is current contributor to TCS Daily and the American Thinker.

Celebration in Italy Sparks Liberal Protest

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Greg Mueller is President of CRC Public Relations, and former senior aide to Republican Presidential Candidates Pat Buchanan and Steve Forbes. Mueller also spearheaded communications for the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

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Mario Diaz, Esq. is Policy Director for Legal Issues at Concerned Women for America.

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Congressman Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, represents the 1st District of Wisconsin.

Paul Ryan: Walker believes in our founding principles

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Mr. Ashinoff is an independent conservative freelance writer, a small business owner and honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy. He lives in Phoenix and can be reached at allan@fedupwithpc.com.

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ccheeks

Mr. Cheeks is a freelance writer in Ohio and writes for American Enterprise, Muzzleloader, and Muzzle Blasts, and various Civil War publications.

New Book Teaches History We’re Supposed to Forget

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Mr. New is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama.

Conservatives Have New History of American Left

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Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, author of Funding Evil; How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It, is director of American Center for Democracy and member of the Committee on the Present Danger.

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Amelia Foxwell is a feature writer for Guns & Patriots.

Americans Taking Back Their Country With Committees of Safety

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Mr. Levin is a syndicated radio show host and author of the New York Times bestseller Liberty & Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto.

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William Campenni is NOT a Political Science major. He is an engineer who had real jobs and lives in Herndon, Virginia. His wife thinks he has too much time on his hands but his writing at least keeps him busy and out of trouble. He is looking for a czar job in the Obama administration, hopefully in charge of virtual numbers for the Obamacare budget analyses.

Financial Bust Connected to Illegal Alien Mortgages

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If guns intimidate you for some reason, join me over at Armed American Radio or give me a Like at Armed American Radio over on Facebook and we‚??ll help cure that problem! Follow me on Twitter @AARMarkMark Walters is the nationally syndicated talk radio host of Armed American Radio, Concealed Carry Magazine Columnist-The Ordinary Guy and Co-Author of the highly acclaimed book, Lessons from Armed America. Mark encourages listener's and readers to email him at mark@armedamericanradio.org

Walters: Obama’s amnesty speech presages new curbs on gun rights

ccarlisle

Mr. Carlisle is the director of policy at the National Legal and Policy Center, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting ethics in public life.

Goldman Chief Is Too Green for Treasury

kkendall

Jennifer Kendall is a graduate of Arizona State University and preparing to attend the Annenberg School of Communication at USC.

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Riding Shotgun with the Border Patrol

Rober Rector

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The facts about poverty in America

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Hugh Bouchelle is a former Army, Special Forces Medic who as flown everything from Apaches to Blackhawk Medivac‚??s. He is a former Maryland State Trooper and Medivac Pilot and later went to work for FEMA where he responded to the events of 9-11. You can follow him on twitter @HughBouchelle

Is Santa a Conservative?

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Larry Provost works in Washington, D.C.. He previously worked as a Capitol Hill staffer and as Director of Commuter Affairs at Liberty University after interning with The Marine Corps History Division and FOX News Channel in New York City.

Honoring veterans

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Ms. Morgan co-host of the Lee Rodgers and Melanie Morgan show on Talk Radio KSFO San Francisco, which is the highest rated morning drive talk show in the Bay Area. She's been referred to as the "Mother of the Recall" for having launched the recall of Gray Davis, California's former governor and is chairwoman and co-founder of Move America Forward, the largest pro-troops, pro-American grassroots group in the country.

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The Most Important Part of an Economic Stimulus

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Ms. Rasmussen is director of Government Affairs for the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (www.ntu.org), a nonpartisan citizen group founded in 1969 to work for lower taxes and smaller government at all levels. Write to her at 108 N. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or visit www.ntu.org.

Ten Tax-Hike Threats in the 111th Congress

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Stephen Gutowski is a conservative blogger who founded TheCollegePolitico.com and now works for a prominent conservative organization just outside of DC.

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Rt. Hon. Lord Waddington QC is a former UK Home Secretary under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Halt Iraq’s Brutal Crackdown on Iran Resistance Group at Camp Ashraf

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Is Decade-Old Daubert Ruling Effective at Reducing Junk Testimony?

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Kilo Gulf is the proprietor of the Integrated Close Combat Forum; he writes at the ICCF Blog Spot.  Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

The OODA Loop & Hick’s Law

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Dr. Frist (R.-Tenn.) is U.S. Senate majority leader.

Republicans Fight for Border Security

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Evan Gassman is program officer at Young America's Foundation.

Despite “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal

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Dr. Joyner writes about public policy issues at Outside the Beltway.

Teddy Kennedy, Congress and the Surge

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Dr. Kane is the Bradley Research Fellow in Labor Policy in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation.

Free Trade Is Dead, Long Live Free Trade

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A. D. P. Efferson is a Washington area defense analyst and blogger at ‚??Pied Patter‚?Ě

Olympic Fur-For-All

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Meese to Schumer: Reaganism Is Alive and Kicking

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Stand For Life: Remembering The Past And Looking Forward

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Austin: Understanding Middle East vital to addressing Centcom challenges

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Rich Noyes is the Media Research Center's Research Director.

Better Off Red?

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Sen. Kyl (Ariz.) is chairman of the U.S. Senate Republican Conference.

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Mr. Calandra is a graduate of the National Journalism Center and a former Human Events Intern. He now writes freelance, covering conservative student news.

College Republicans Defy the Left at Home and Away

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Claudette Roulo writes for the Armed Forces Press Service.

Hagel: Joint efforts blunt ISIL‚??s advance in Iraq

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Ms. Ross is an intern for HUMAN EVENTS' White House correspondent and Political Editor John Gizzi. Ross attends McLean High School in McLean, Virginia, where she will be Editor in Chief of "the Highlander" newspaper next year

A South Korean ‘Margaret Thatcher?’

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Ms. Weiss, Esq. currently works for Vigilancenow.org. She formerly worked for the Committee on House Oversight in Congress; the Forbes for President Campaign in 1995-96; and served as an attorney in New York under the Giuliani administration. In addition to contributing to Human Events, her articles have also been published in FrontPage Magazine, American Thinker, American Security Council Foundation, the Weekly Standard, Washington Times, and National Review Online. She is a survivor of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City.

Islamist Influence in Hollywood

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Mr. Kohlmayer defected from Communist Czechoslovakia at the age of 19. He currently resides in London and can be contacted at vasko_kohlmayer@msn.com.

Pulling for the Enemy

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John Howting started interning with the Human Events editorial staff on June 9. John regularly attends classes at Miami University and over the 2010 summer he is attending classes at Georgetown. He is a political science major but is also pursuing a thematic sequence in Theater while taking some writing classes on the side. John is the President of Miami University's Chapter of The Intercollegiate Studies Institute and he sits on the Miami College Republican Executive Board. John grew up in Birmingham, Michigan.

Why Academics Love “Catcher in the Rye”

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Mrs. Dannenfelser is President of the Susan B. Anthony List, a nationwide organization dedicated to advancing, mobilizing and representing pro-life women in the political process.

The Real Kathleen Sebelius: Abortions Uber Alles

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Craig Shirley is president of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., and author of "Reagan's Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started it All." He is now writing "Rendezvous with Destiny" about the 1980 Reagan campaign.

Reagan: Through liberal eyes

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Billy Hallowell is founder and president of Pathufind Media.

Controversial Abortion Bill Gains Steam

Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn is an internationally syndicated columnist and a visiting fellow at Hillsdale College, whose writings on war, politics, the arts, and culture have appeared in almost every major publication around the world from The Wall Street Journal to The Irish Times to The Australian. Steyn is National Review's Happy Warrior and a contributing editor to Canada's bestselling newsweekly, Maclean's. He is also a popular guest host of the Rush Limbaugh Program.

His previous book, America Alone: The End Of The World As We Know It (Regnery Publishing, 2006), is a New York Times bestseller in the United States and a Number One bestseller in Canada, where it was the subject of three separate complaints to the country's many 'human rights' commissions.  He has most recently published After America: Get Ready For Armageddon  (Regnery, 2011).

Facebook also a loser in Egypt

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Fran Coombs, the managing editor of The Washington Times from January 2002 to January 2008, is managing editor of Rasmussen Reports.

Putting an End to Camelot

kkish

Mr. Kish is senior vice president for policy at the Institute for Energy Research (IER). With more than 25 years of experience on Congressional committees, Kish‚??s primary focus is access to conventional and unconventional energy resources on federal government lands and in the waters of the Outer Continental Shelf.

‘Politics of Scarcity’ Permeates Obama Energy Policy, Pushes America Away from Self-Sustainability

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Angela J. Phelps is an Assyrian American whose mother is a native of Baghdad, Iraq. Phelps is the producer of Concerned Women for America's national radio program "Concerned Women Today."

Freedom for All in Iraq

gguandolo

Mr. Guandolo is a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former active duty Infantry/Reconnaissance Officer in the United States Marine Corps, and a former Special Agent of the FBI in Washington, D.C. for over 12 years. He currently advises the government on a variety of issues.

The Muslim Brotherhood in America: Deputy National Security Advisor McDonough Meets with Hamas Support Entity

tlipscomb

Mr. Lipscomb is a senior fellow at the Annenberg Center for the Digital Future (USC). He is a frequent contributor to the Chicago Sun-Times. His articles appear in publications across the political spectrum from The Nation to Human Events, the Manchester Union to the New York Times and his media appearances span a similar range from PBS through Fox News to VRWC talk radio.

William & Mary’s Assault on the Cross

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Lewis M. Andrews, Ph.D., is the Senior Policy Analyst of the Yankee Institute for Public Policy at Trinity College.

Europe’s Phony War on Tax Evasion

Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz works in public policy & is involved in Maryland election campaigns. Daniel is also a contributing writer to RedState.com

‘Innovation Boxes’ Will Help US Economy Stay On Top

cmack

Mr. Mack, a Republican, represents the 14th District of Florida.

The Systemic Failures of the Obama Administration

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Mr. Gilmore served as governor of the Commonwealth Virginia from 1998-2002 and is founder of The Patriots Committee, a Virginia-based political action committee. www.patriotscommittee.com You can e-mail him at emails@virginiapatriot.com.

Is Virginia Purple?

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Mr. Wooldridge is a teacher, columnist, national lecturer, author of seven books. He has bicycled 100,000 miles across six continents and across the United States to see the ramifications of overpopulation and political upheavel. www.frostywooldridge.com

Vaporizing Our American Culture

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Trig Palin Can Change the Pace

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Rep. Blackburn, a Republican, represents the 7th district of Tennessee

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Mr. Thornton is a professor of classics at Cal State Fresno.

Suicidal Appeasement Heartens Enemy

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Mr. Tooley is President of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (www.theird.org) and author of Taking Back The United Methodist Church.

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Mr. Wolf, a Republican, represents the 10th District of Virginia in the U. S. House of Representatives.

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Democratic megadonors like Soros to benefit from Nat Gas act

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America is at a crossroads for freedom, with worldwide implications

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Brad Mahlstedt is a 25 year old law student at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California. He graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Philosophy. He works on his college campus and within his community to advance conservative ideas.

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Mr. Buchanan is Legislative Director for the American Council for Immigration Reform.

Gays in the Military

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Black conservatives set the record straight

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Bernard Goldberg is a television news reporter and winner of 10 Emmy Awards. He is the author of five books on the media and American culture, including A Slobbering Love Affair: The True (And Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media. Find out more at BernardGoldberg.com.

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Allison Kasic is director of campus programs at the Independent Women's Forum.

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Kristan Hawkins is Executive Director of Students for Life of America.

Obama’s Grave Assault on Medical Conscience Rights

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Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D., director of Boston University‚??s Program in Publishing at the Center for Professional Education, is currently writing a book about higher education, Genocidal Liberalism: The University‚??s Jihad Against Israel.

Is Assaulting Jewish Students on Canadian Campuses Now Legitimate Criticism of Israel?

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Dr. Gold is president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affiars, former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, and author of the New York Times Bestseller "Hatred's Kingdom: How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism" and "Tower of Babble"(Regnery).

The Saudis Want the Bush Administration to Divide Jerusalem

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Dark Knight: the Pornography of Violence

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Mr. Brenner is a business owner in Tucson, Ariz., and former President of the Pima County Republican Club.

Why Are Darwinists So Afraid of Intelligent Design?

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Mr. Sprigg is Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at the Family Research Council.

Which Sex Position Will Your Kid Learn?

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Dirty Sexy Know-Nothing

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1,043 Ways For Government to Enter Your Home

Derek Khanna

Derek Khanna is a Yale Law Fellow with the Information Society Project, columnist and policy expert. Until recently, he was a professional staff member for the House Republican Study Committee, where he authored the widely read House Republican Study Committee report ‚??Three Myths about Copyright Law.‚?Ě The report on copyright reform was praised throughout the tech community as being "brilliant" and a "breath of fresh air" and received praise from various conservative organizations and conservative legal scholars including Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett. Since leaving the Hill, Derek has spearheaded the campaign to legalize cell-phone unlocking, which resulted in a White House petition of 114,000 signatures, a White House endorsement, FCC investigation, and introduction of four bills in Congress. Derek has spoken at the Consumer Electronics Show, Freedom to Connect, South By South West and at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Derek was referred to as a ‚??rising star‚?Ě in the party by David Brooks in the New York Times and continues to be a major thought leader on technology issues and disruptive innovation.

Khanna: How the Paul plagiarism scandal is stupid

mmorano

Mr. Morano is Executive Editor of Climate Depot and former climate researcher and communications director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee.

Lindsey Graham Climate Dance with the Democrats

scrofut

Mr. Crofut, known as the "Evil Conservative Comedian," is the host of "Hey Wake Up America," a radio show heard every Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST on Rightalk.com.

Crofut’s Comedy Corner: Patrick Kennedy

bvanhorrick

Mr. Van Horrick is a researcher at the National Journalism Center.

Q&A: Harvey Mansfield Talks ‘Manliness’

mmaley

Steve Maley is operations manager for a shallow-water Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production company, located in Lafayette, La., and is contributing editor for energy and environmental issues at RedState.com.

A Tale of Two Pipelines

ttanter

Professor Raymond Tanter is a former senior staffer of the National Security Council in the Reagan-Bush Administration and is President of Iran Policy Committee.

Lessons from Iraq for Afghanistan

bboggs

Mr. Boggs is a speechwriter and communications consultant in Atlanta.

Please: No Global Popularity Contest

bbatkins

Mr. Batkins is the Director of Public Policy for the Center for Individual Freedom.

CBO: The Political Budget Office

bblanchard

Rev. Kenneth V. Blanchard is the full time pastor of a Baptist church in Washington, DC, an intelligence analyst, an author, and producer of The Urban Shooter Podcast and radio show online. www.blackmanwithagun.com. You can e-mail him at blackmanwithagun@gmail.com

Urban Shooter Party

Matt Kibbe

Matt Kibbe is president and CEO of FreedomWorks, a nation-wide grassroots organization fighting for lower taxes, less government and freedom and the author of Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto.

Van Jones and the Anti-Tea Party

akerner

Antonina Kerner is a graduate of Hillsdale College with a double degree in European Studies and Spanish. She is currently an intern with Human Events.

KT McFarland Gives Students the Lowdown on Global Affairs

Kathryn DeLong

Kathryn M. DeLong lives in Buffalo, NY. She is the former president of the University at Buffalo College Republicans and worked as the press secretary for David Bellavia's 2012 congressional campaign. Follow her on Twitter: @kathryndelong

Bloomberg’s gun follies

cclegg

Mr. Clegg is general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity.

The Great, Wise Dissenter

eelisabethmeinecke

Miss Oddis is Assistant Managing Editor at HUMAN EVENTS. Before working with Human Events she was a researcher for syndicated columnist and author Robert Novak. Ms. Oddis has appeared on FOX News Hannity and Colmes, and The O'Reilly Factor. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Eastern Connecticut State University. E-mail her at moddis@eaglepub.com. You can also request to follow her on Twitter. Miss Meinecke was a member of Hillsdale College's Dow Journalism Program, sports editor and beat reporter for the campus newspaper, and also contributed to Life Times, the newsletter for Southern Indiana Right to Life. She interned at Comcast SportsNet in Washington, D.C. through the National Journalism Center before joining Human Events in August 2008. E-mail her at emeinecke@eaglepub.com. You can also request to follow her on Twitter.

Palin Fires Back at Obama’s Nuclear Experience (Video)

Jessica Peck

Jessica K. Peck is a Denver attorney and writer. She serves as executive director of the Open Government Institute of Colorado (www.OGIColorado.Org).

The Paula Broadwell I know

tsetmayer

Mr. Setmayer is conservative media commentator and political consultant in Washington, D.C. She previously served as a research fellow and communications specialist for the Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education (CURE). She appears regularly on CNN, PBS and NPR's News & Notes with Ed Gordon.

I’m Proud to Be an American. Are You?

Ryan James Girdusky

Follow Ryan James Girdusky on Twitter @Ryan_JamesG

When ‘assault weapons’ saved Koreatown

bbishop

Mr. Bishop, a Republican, represents Utah's 1st Congressional District.

Federalism Works

acordova

Miss Cordova is the lecture director with the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute in Herndon, Virginia. She is a recent graduate from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where she was actively involved with advancing conservatism on campus. She is a native of Northern California, but currently resides in Northern Virginia. Email her at Acordova@cblpi.org

Gardasil Mandate Against HPV Blesses Sexual Freedom … for 9-Year-Olds!

J. D. Leipold

J.D. Leipold writes for the Army News Service.

‘Sky Soldier’ to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan

mmix

Mr. Mix is president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, which litigates on behalf of employees whose rights have been violated by compulsory unionism. The foundation is representing more than 150,000 workers in nearly 300 cases nationwide.

Obama Undermines Competitive Bidding

Grace-Marie Turner

Grace-Marie Turner is president of the Galen Institute, a non-profit research organization focused on free-market ideas for health reform. She is a co-author of "Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America."

Obamacare insurance tax will hit state budgets

Mhyman

Mr. Hyman is an award-winning commentator appearing on the television news stations for Sinclair Broadcast Group

Liberal Talk Radio: One Week Listening to the Wild Side

Sen. Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul represents Kentucky and serves on the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, among other committee assignments. His website is http:/Paul.Senate.Gov.

Paul: Who‚??s next on Obama‚??s drone hit list?

sstallworth

Mr. Stallworth is communications director for the Evergreen Freedom Foundation in Olympia, Wash.

Big Labor Doesn’t Know Meaning of ‘No’

treadmond

Mr. Readmond is a consultant in Washington, D.C. He resides in Arlington, Va.<!--serves as executive director of the Media Freedom Project, a project of Americans for Tax Reform.-->

An Unlikely and Reluctant President

jwheeler

Dr. Wheeler is editor of ToThePointNews.com.

Why Liberals Cannot Defend America

ffederer

Mr. Federer is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to research America's noble heritage.

Remembering Reagan’s Christmas Broadcast

Steve Sherman

Steve C. Sherman is a writer, radio commentator and former Iowa House Republican candidate. He has published a book, Mercy Shot. You can find out more about Steve‚??s work at http://www.scsherman.com.

Old ‚??Big Box Stores‚?Ě Lobbying Against Effective Credit Card Security

ppreston

Mr. Preston is a freelance writer and native of West Virginia.

Hoodwinked: Race and Robert ByrdSenator Fought Against Civil Rights in ’64

Anita Folsom

Anita Folsom is co-author with her husband, Burton Folsom, of FDR Goes to War (Simon & Schuster).  Anita also directs the Free Market Forum for Hillsdale College.

What was the vision of our early presidents?

jjamison

Kevin L. Jamison is an attorney in the Kansas City Missouri area concentrating in the area of weapons and self-defense.

It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense: It’s Just the Law: Knife Law

aandmichaeljeconomides

Mr Economides is Editor-in-Chief and Mr. Glover is European Associate Editor of the "Energy Tribune."

UN Chief’s 11th Hour Climate Jihad

kblackwell

Mr. Blackwell is the former Ohio Secretary of State.

Republicans Should Trade Debt Ceiling Vote For Balanced Budget Amendment

cvanzandt

Clint Van Zandt is a former FBI Profiler and MSNBC television analyst. His web site, www.LiveSecure.org contains information related to personal, family, business and travel security. To receive a free copy of Mr. Van Zandt's new DVD, ‚??Protecting Children from Predators,‚?Ě go to www.LiveSecure.org.

How to Recruit a Suicide Bomber

ahill

Austin Hill is an author, columnist, and a radio host who is heard nationwide. He is currently heard daily as a contributor to XM Satellite Radio's "P.O.T.U.S. 2008" Channel and is also a frequent fill-in talk show host at 630 WMAL / Washington, D.C., 560 WIND / Chicago; and for the Fox Newstalk Radio Network. He is the author of "White House: Confidential -- The Little Book Of Weird Presidential History," and is a weekly columnist for Arizona's "East Valley Tribune" newspaper. More information is available at www.AustinHill.net, and he can be reached at info@Austinhill.net.

Hillary Clinton: Talon Time

Carrie Severino

Carrie Severino is chief counsel and policy director for The Judicial Crisis Network.

Kagan: Bad on Abortion, Gun Rights and the Commerce Clause

kfyfe

Kristen Fyfe is a senior writer at the Culture and Media Institute, a division of the Media Research Center.

The Toxic Tube Made Them Do It

kkirkwood

Mr. Kirkwood is managing editor of the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va.

America’s Celtic Warrior Roots

dhogberg

Mr. Hogberg is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist. He is also a former executive director of Capital Research Center's Green-Watch project.

NACA Imitates ACORN’s Brutal Shakedown Tactics

ggessing

Mr. Gessing is the president of the Rio Grande Foundation, a non-partisan, tax-exempt research and educational organization dedicated to promoting prosperity for New Mexico based on principles of limited government, economic freedom and individual responsibility.

Cut Taxes and Reduce Spending to Fight Poverty?

Monique Hamm

Monique is an editorial assistant at Human Events covering politics and Second Amendment issues. She has been serving her hometown as a volunteer firefighter for four years and studying American Government at The Catholic University of America. Follow her on Twitter @MoniqueMHamm

What they don‚??t tell you about Romney

ffranks

Trent Franks, a Republican, represents the 2nd Congressional District of Arizona.

Obama Attacks Doctors’ Rights of Conscience

ssteiner

Kurt is an avid hunter and resident of Alaska.

A Tale of Two Guns and One Bowling Pin

cboustany

Congressman Charles Boustany is a retired heart surgeon. He was elected to Congress in 2004 and serves as Oversight Subcommittee chairman on the House Ways and Means Committee.

ObamaCare endangers human life

tthrockmorton

Dr. Throckmorton is an associate professor of psychology and fellow for psychology and public policy in the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College. He is past president of the American Mental Health Counselors Association and is the producer of the documentary, I Do Exist about sexual orientation change. He can be reached at www.drthrockmorton.com.

Does Abortion Impact Mental Health?

wweckerly

Joel Weckerly is a senior print journalism major at Abilene Christian University (Tex.). He is interning at HUMAN EVENTS through the Fund For American Studies' Institute on Political Journalism.

Page 3 — Ward Connerly’s Ban on Racial Categorizing Shares Recall Ballot

aarostegui

Mr. Arostegui is a freelance journalist who has covered Venezuela for the Sunday Times, UPI and Insight on the News. He is author of Twilight Warriors.

Iran Warships Steam Up the Suez Canal

hkushner

As a conservative commentator and internationally recognized authority on terrorism, Dr. Harvey Kushner has advised elected officials, military personnel, and foreign government officials as well as trained many U.S. governmental agencies, including the FBI, DHS, FAA, DEA, INS and U.S. Customs. He authored five books on terrorism and has been a guest on radio and television programs such as the O‚??Reilly Factor and Larry King Live.

Friends of U.S. Among Polish Plane Crash Victims

ccalle

Brian Calle is an Opinion Columnist and Editorial Writer for the Orange County Register, a Senior Fellow at the Pacific Research Institute, an Unruh Fellow at the Jesse Unruh Institute at the University of Southern California, a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute and an Opinion Columnist for the Daily Caller.

Chris Christie for 2012?

tbethell

Mr. Bethell, a senior editor at the American Spectator, is author of "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science," published by Regnery, a HUMAN EVENTS sister company and "The Noblest Triumph: Property and Prosperity through the Ages."

‘Politically Incorrect’ Series Takes on Darwinism and Intelligent Design

jensign

Mr. Ensign is a Republican senator from Nevada.

D.C. School Children Take Back Seat to Politics

Randy Pullen

Randy Pullen serves as the Arizona Republican Party chairman.

Obama’s Wrong-headed Immigration Suit

Curtis Ellis

Curtis Ellis is a Senior Policy Advisor with America First Policies. He was a senior policy advisor with the Donald J. Trump campaign.

Reindustrialization: What the New U.S.-China Trade Talks Mean.

ssteinberg

Mr. Steinberg is a political strategist and analyst and has written graduate texts on politics and media. He also has conducted 1500 studies of public opinion, and he has created hundreds of television and radio commercials.

Schwarzenegger Wasted Chance to Reform Calif.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Marshall Jr.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., is a photojournalist assigned the Armed Forces News Service.

Kirby: 475 more troops to Iraq

jwales

Mr. Wales is a freelance writer living in Indianapolis. He has worked in the press office of a U.S. senator, hosted a political talk show and written various political commentaries. In addition to his writing, he works full time as PR & Communications Specialist for a business membership organization in Indiana.

Exclusive Interview: Romney Pushes Personal Responsibility

hhurley

Mr. Hurley is an independent conservative from Orange County, Calif. He has addressed more than 6 million people in 47 states nationwide, won three Emmy awards for television comedy and is a contributor to theOneRepublic.

Illegal Immigration? No Problem!

Rep. Scott Garrett

Rep. Scott Garrett, a New Jersey Republican, is Founder and Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus.

Celebrating Constitution Day

rsantorum

Mr. Santorum is a Republican senator from Pennsylvania. He is the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference.

Santorum: I will defend the 2nd Amendment

iizumi

Mr. Izumi is director of education studies and senior fellow in California studies at the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy.

California’s Affluent Schools Ooze Corruption

cstimson

Charles ‚??Cully‚?Ě D. Stimson is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation (www.heritage.org). He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs from 2006-2007.

Capture of Baradar Shows Need for Legal Framework for Treatment of Detainees

vmurray

Vicki E. Murray, Ph.D., is senior fellow in education studies at the Pacific Research Institute in Sacramento. She is co-author with Lance T. Izumi and Rachel S. Chaney of the recent book "Not as Good as You Think: Why the Middle Class Needs School Choice" (San Francisco, CA: Pacific Research Institute, 2007), which was supported by a grant from the Koret Foundation.

Helping Our Troops and Their Families

amoylan

Mr. Moylan is Director of Government Affairs for the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union, a nonpartisan, nonprofit citizen group founded in 1969 to work for lower taxes, smaller government, and economic freedom at all levels.

Democrats’ War on the Middle Class

Marion Smith

Marion Smith is president of the Common Sense Society and a graduate fellow at the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation.

Paul Ryan on restoring America as a world leader

psasso

Mr. Sasso is an intern at Human Events. He attends Trent University and majors in Political Studies and History. He has a weekly opinion column for his school‚??s newspaper and hosts a weekly radio show on ‚??Trent Radio‚??

The Simpson’s Take on Big Government

Lew Uhler

Mr. Uhler is President of the National Tax Limitation Committee, located in the Greater Sacramento Area (Roseville). For more information, visit www.limittaxes.org.

Discipline of the Federal Fisc ‚?? Article V

John R. Thomson

John R. Thomson is a longtime journalist and former diplomat in the Reagan Administration who focuses on politics and geopolitics in emerging markets. A frequent visitor to Venezuela, he recently spent two weeks in the country.

Hugo Chavez Cozies Up to Tyrants and Nacro-Terrorists

ggibson

John W. Gibson is a chaplain in the United States Navy and is the author of Patriot Victory, a novel.

The Bottle Slinger

Joseph Laughon

Joseph S. Laughon is a political thought graduate of Concordia University, Irvine and a specialist in the logistics industry. He lives in Los Angeles, where he writes on culture, religion, politics and national security. His own writings can be found at Musings On The Right.

Woke Capital: Nike’s Hypocrisy

Ron Robinson

Ron Robinson is president of Young America's Foundation and co-author with Nicole Hoplin of Funding Fathers: the Unsung Heroes of the Conservative Movement.

A Woman Who Changed the Face of the Conservative Movement

llevin

Mr. Levin is an attorney at Potts & Reilly L.L.P. in Austin, Tex., and a former law clerk to Judge Will Garwood on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

U.S. Constitution: Don’t Bend It, Amend It

rrabkin

Jeremy Rabkin is a professor of law at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia.

Free Speech by 5-4

bbostom

Andrew G. Bostom, M.D., M.S. ( Providence , R.I. ), is the author of the highly acclaimed The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims and The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History. More on Andrew Bostom's work can be found at www.andrewbostom.org and http://www.andrewbostom.org/blog/.

Gingrich, Gerson, and Sharia

wward

Molly Ward is owner and designer of Huntsmith Collection, Men's and Women's Oilcloth hunting apparel. Molly has a BA in design from the University of Texas and has trained dogs for 13 years. She competes in field trial events with her five hunting dogs. You can reach Molly at info@huntsmithcollection.com

Old Dog, New Tricks: The Pro’s Dog Training Secret

clukas

Ms. Lukas is the director of policy at the Independent Women's Forum. She is the author of "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex, and Feminism" (published by Regnery, a HUMAN EVENTS sister company).

A Common Vision of the Problems Our Economy Faces

jhayworth

Mr. Hayworth, a Republican, represented Arizona's 5th Congressional District for 12 years, spending a decade on the House Ways and Means Committee, the first Arizonan to serve in that capacity. With his former chief of staff Joe Eule, he co-authored the book "Whatever It Takes: Illegal Immigration, Border Security and the War on Terror" (Regnery 2006). Citizens United has named Hayworth as its first Ronald Reagan Fellow.

The New ‘Visa’ Card?

twalberg

Congressman Tim Walberg represents the state of Michigan.

‘No More Excuses’ Act

ffossella

Former Congressman Vito Fossella (R.-N.Y.) represented Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn from 1997-2009.

Best of Patriots

abrandenburg

Mr. Brandenburg is a senior at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C., and is working as an intern at Human Events through The Fund for American Studies' Institute on Political Journalism program.

Boehner Comments on Energy, ANWR, Republican Agendas

Jason Stverak

Jason Stverak is the president of the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity.

Celebrate Thanksgiving, not ‘Black Thursday’

eeldred

Mrs. Eldred is a housewife, mother, and writer living in Virginia.

CAIR America

Terry Schilling

Terry Schilling (@PizzaPolitico) is the executive director of American Principles Project, a conservative advocacy group in Washington, DC dedicated to advancing human dignity through public policy.

Buttigieg: The ‘Atheist Rap Bro’ Weaponizing Christianity.

Tom Woods

Mr. Woods' most recent book is Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century (Regnery) and he is the author of 33 Questions about American History You're Not Supposed to Ask, The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History (Regnery) and Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse (Regnery)

The Right To Nullify This Government

ffeeney

Congressman Feeney represents the 24th District of Florida. He is a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee.

California Courts Decide Homeschooling Is Illegal

Tara Servatius

Tara Servatius is radio talk show host. Follow her on Twitter: @TaraServatius, and Facebook.

Obama and NATO Turn Libya, and a $30B Check, Over to Jihadists

hhale

Tabitha Hale is the new media director at FreedomWorks.

Breaking The Stereotype

jwilson

Mr. Wilson, a Republican, represents the 2nd District of South Carolina.

Vigilance is Necessary to Prevent Future American Tragedies

bbilbray

Congressman Brian Bilbray (R-Carlsbad) is the Chairman of the Immigration Reform Caucus and represents the 50th District of California, a region that neighbors the busiest border in the world.

What Part of Illegal Don’t Senators Understand?

imurray

Iain Murray is vice president for strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and author of Stealing You Blind: How Government Fat Cats Are Getting Rich Off of You, new from Regnery Publishing.

Government Pay Raises–It’s an Inside Con Job

Benjamin Harris-Quinney

Cllr Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of Britain's oldest conservative think-tank, the Bow Group.

Trump Should Know: Farage is His Only UK Ally.

sschauf

Traci Schauf is a college instructor, freelance writer, photographer, and obsessed outdoorswoman who divides her residency between Oklahoma and Kansas. She hosts her own daily blogs about her family and outdoor life at http://momonvacation.blogspot.com

More Than We Appear?

Carrie Devorah

Carrie Devorah is a credentialed investigative photojournalist, who covered international horseracing and local London and Irish news and is a frequent contributor to HUMAN EVENTS. A native Canadian, she is also an illustrator specializing in the British watercolor technique and is author of a book on the scribal arts.

Toddlers of Supreme Court Nominees Should Neither Be Seen nor Heard

hharris

George is active in a number of professional organizations which include among others, International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, American Society for Training and Development and American Society for Industrial Security. As Director of the SIG SAUER Academy, George is committed to the safe and successful use of firearms by armed professionals and responsible citizens alike through using the SIG Principle of Training: Simple Is Good!

How Small is Too Small for Concealed Carry?

kknott

Mr. Knott is Human Events' Director of Marketing.

Left-Wing Nut Sean Penn’s Brother Dies

wwalker

Tony Walker is the President of SAS Training, Inc., based in Scottsdale, Arizona. He and his wife, Vannessa, teach advanced, self-defensive shooting classes, as well as Arizona Concealed Carry classes. He is the author of How to Win a Gunfight, a manual of real life shooting techniques, and has also written Snides, an action thriller featuring ex-SAS trooper, John Pilgrim.

Colt Diamondback: An Oldie but Goodie

David Reaboi

David Reaboi is Senior Vice President at Security Studies Group. He tweets at @davereaboi.

Khashoggi Part II? The Media and Left’s Reaction to Muslim Brotherhood Leader’s Death

Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza is the president of King's College in New York City. He is a former White House domestic policy analyst and research scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. His best-selling books include Illiberal Education, The End of Racism, What's So Great About America, and his latest, The Roots of Obama's Rage.

The Real Reason Obama Supports Reverend Wright

damarkheim

Ms. Markheim is Jay Van Andel Senior Analyst in Trade Policy, for International Trade and Economics at The Heritage Foundation.

Strong Economy Is Pillar of U.S. Security

chriscannon

Chris Cannon is a Republican Congressman from Utah.

Warrantless Waste of Valuable Time

nowcharenko

Ms. Owcharenko is senior policy analyst in the Center for Health Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

The Five Flaws of the Reid Health Bill

slilienthal

Mr. Lilienthal is a Washington, D.C., resident and a graduate student in library and information science at the Catholic University of America. He previously worked as a policy analyst at the Free Congress Foundation.

The Benefits of Having a Mom and Dad

jkruggel

Mr. Kruggel is a freelance Aviation Reporter whose work has appeared in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and on the aviation websites CentennialofFlight.gov and Airliners.net.

How To Reform and Stabilize Airline Industry

mmitchell

Dr. Mitchell is McKenna Senior Research Fellow in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

Voters Rebel Against Sweden’s High-Tax Welfare State

sscanlon

Mr. Scanlon is president of the Capital Research Center. He previously was vice president for corporate relations at The Heritage Foundation and was a Reagan appointee to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Obama Panel’s Irresponsibility

Chris Stigall

The Chris Stigall show can be heard Monday through Friday, from 5:30 AM to 9:00 AM, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT in Philadelphia. In addition to hosting a radio show, he has interned on David Letterman's show, worked as a contributor to CNN, and served as a press assistant to Congressman Sam Graves.

The courage table

ccarter

Mr. Scott Carter hosts The American Advisor, a nationally syndicated radio talk show. He is also the Executive Vice President at Goldline International and is responsible for the Marketing, IT, Human Resource, Compliance and Customer Service functions.

Reconsidering the Gold Standard

wmoloney

William Moloney‚??s columns have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Washington Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, Denver Post, and Rocky Mountain News.

Obama’s Appalachian Trail of Tears

aallen

Mr. Allen, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and Washington business consultant, is a member of the United States Defense Policy Board. He served as Foreign Policy Coordinator of Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and twice in the White House at Nixon's appointment. From 1977-80 he was Reagan's Chief Foreign Policy Advisor, then served as his first National Security Advisor.

Tear Down This Wall

awithers

Ashley Withers is a senior at Southern Methodist University studying journalism and criminal sociology. She is a part of the National Journalism Center and an intern at Human Events.

GOP Savvier on Twitter Than Barack Obama

ccox

Mr. Cox, who represents the 47th District of California, is chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee and chaired the Congressional Committee that produced "The Cox Report," an investigation of Chinese espionage in the United States.

Pursue a Veto Strategy

tbothwell

Mr. Bothwell is a freelance writer living in Maryland and runs the web log, Who's Your Nanny? He welcomes comments at bothwelltj@yahoo.com.

The Economics of Beer Drinking

tmoore

Dr. Moore teaches history at Hillsdale College. A former Marine, he was for seven years principal of Ridgeview Classical Schools in Fort Collins, Colorado, one of the highest ranked public schools in the nation.

The Laws of Nature Apply to Tigers, Too

cnorwood

Mr. Norwood, a Republican, represents the 9th District of Georgia.

6,000 Guardsmen Are Not Enough

ddoren

Lee Doren is the host of the HowTheWorldWorks YouTube channel.

VIDEO: Zero Tolerance for Common Sense

ssmith

Mr. Smith is the Executive Director of wsmith.org. His previous experience includes serving as a litigation defense attorney at Starnes & Atchison LLP in Birmingham Alabama and as Chief Counsel to Senator Sessions on the Judiciary Committee, United States Senate.

Harry Reid’s America

mkrikorian

Mr. Krikorian is executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies.

Obama Won’t Enforce Existing Immigration Laws

kkorbe

Tina Korbe is a reporter in the Center for Media and Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation.

Oil Spill Commission Failed to Examine Key Evidence

llanier

Candice Lanier is a reporter for World Threats and a contributor at Women in International Security (Center for Strategic and International Studies Affiliate) and The Minority Report Blog. She is the founder of Front Lines and Candice Lanier‚??s Tech News.

Follow her on Twitter.

Does the President have too much power through FEMA?

bcarr

Brett Carr was an intern at Human Events in the summer of 2010 and a member of the Young America's Foundation National Journalism Center. He is from Chagrin Falls, OH and is currently studying political science and business management at Bucknell University. In 2008, Carr worked for the Cuyahoga County Republican Party on the McCain-Palin presidential campaign.

Dismantling the Sex Trafficking Ring

mcoffman

Rep. Mike Coffman represents Colorado's 6th Congressional District. He has served in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps, and Marine Corps Reserve. He is a combat veteran from the Persian Gulf War and in 2005 resigned from his elected office as the Colorado State Treasurer to return to active duty to serve in Iraq.

Time to Kill Congressional Pensions and Cut Pay

kklukowski

Mr. Klukowski is a fellow and senior legal analyst with the American Civil Rights Union.

Obama Frees Prisoner He Thinks Is a Terrorist

nnowacki

Mr. Nowacki, who holds a law degree and master's degree in public policy, is the director of legal policy at the Free Congress Foundation and oversees a coalition of more than 700 groups on the national, state and local level committed to an independent judiciary.

Stop The Pickering Assassination

ccoates

Victoria Coates is an art historian and conservative web logger. She writes for Redstate.com and Elephants in Academia.

Dancing With the Devil

emcgann

Mrs. McGann, an attorney and consultant, is a CEO of VOTE.com and LegislativeVote.com. She works with Dick Morris on campaigns and around the world, specializing in using the Internet to win elections.

The Demonization of John Boehner

ttufty

Craig Tufty is the President and CEO of the survey and market firm PSI. He previsoulsy served as chief of staff for Fred Grandy (R) Iowa. Mr. Tufty is a CNN guest commentator on the Iowa caucuses and is quoted often on that subject by the print media. He was Project Director for "The Iowa Project 1996" and "The Iowa Project 2000."

The Hawkeye Cauci Primer

lcurtis

Ms. Curtis is Senior Research Fellow in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation.

Obama’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Jeopardizes Hard-Won Gains

dissa

Mr. Issa, a Republican, represents the 49th Congressional District of California, which includes the cities of Oceanside, Vista, and Temecula. He currently serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Affordable Coverage, Dependable Care for All Americans

ffreire

Mr. Freire is the managing editor of The American Spectator. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Trouble in Execution

ttanner

Mr. Tanner is director of the Cato Institute's Project on Social Security Choice, www.socialsecurity.org

Social Security: A Winning Issue for Conservative Candidates in 2004

ttedrow

Ms. Tedrow is a senior at Wake Forest University, a Presidential Scholar for Debate and Captain of the Mock Trial Team.

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Rear Admiral George R. Worthington, USN (Ret.) served in Vietnam in 1963 and 1965; as part of the Navy‚??s famed Underwater Demolition Teams in 1966-67; and on the Naval Special Warfare Group responsible for the U.S. Navy SEAL Team operations in 1971. He returned to Cambodia as a naval attach√© in 1974-75.

A Center We Can All Be Proud Of

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Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher represents California‚??s 46th District

Mr. President, Free the Border Agents

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Lewis Regenstein, a native of Atlanta, is a writer and author and can be reached at regenstein@mindspring.com.

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Randy Rolls has been a contributor to the Cowboy Chronicle, and is a Benefactor Member of NRA, Life Member of the Single Action Shooting Society, Life Member of Gun Owners of America, and a member of Monocacy Pistol Club and Littlestown Fish and Game Association.

The Punxsutawney Phil Commemorative Revolver

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Thomas Paine is the nom de plume of an active-duty Army officer with two combat deployments to the Middle East and almost two decades of service. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

Brennan Dishonors American War Dead

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Dr. McClanahan holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from the University of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, he attended high school in Delaware and received a B.A. in history from Salisbury University in Maryland. He is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Founding Fathers (Regnery Publishing, 2009).

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Michelle Minton is the founder of Human Achievement Hour and a policy analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Alcohol crimes decline after liquor sales privatization

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Col. Riley (US Army, retired) served in uniform for 34 years at many stations around the world. He has received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal and is a member of the Infantry Officer candidate School Hall of Fame.

Lock Arms with American Defenders

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Mr. Sedlak is vice president of American Life League. He is known worldwide as an expert on Planned Parenthood and has authored books and articles about Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

Will Congress Pass a Personhood Bill?

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Mr. Blackwell is the Virginia Republican National Committeeman.

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Kim Tenure is an intern at HUMAN EVENTS and going into her senior year at Gettysburg College, in Pennsylvania, where she is a double major in Political Science and History. She has served as editor in chief of www.gburgforum.com for two years. She is originally from New York.

YAF Brings Young Conservatives Together

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Mr. Adams is a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and is a regular columnist for Townhall.com.

Only Liberals Benefit From Georgia Tech’s New Speech Code

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Mr. Saunders serves as Senior Counsel for Americans United for Life.

America Needs to Wake-up About Kagan

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Hector Fajardo is a Marine Corps veteran currently working for the Broward County Sheriff's Office as a road patrol supervisor for the city of Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Patriotism Is Not Racism.

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Julian Tepper, host of radio's "The Tepper Show," is a practicing attorney formerly with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Witness Preparation Becomes Oversight

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Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa is the highest official ever to have defected from the Soviet bloc. In 1989, Ceausescu and his wife were executed at the end of a trial where most of the accusations had come out of Pacepa's book Red Horizons. His new book, Programmed to Kill: Lee Harvey Oswald, the Soviet KGB, and the Kennedy Assassination, has just been published.

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Bobbi Paisley is an American patriot. She is married, as well as a graduate of three universities with B.S, M.S. Education, and M.B.A. degrees. She has worn many hats- currently that of a teacher somewhere in the good ole US of A.

Child’s Play: ABCs and Whack-a-Mole

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Michael Brady is President and Managing Editor of the Majority Accountability Project, www.majorityap.com, an independent, Internet-based news service serving as an on-line clearinghouse of information on the Democrat House Majority. He formerly served as Director of Strategic Communications for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

Mollohan: Under Investigation, Under the Radar

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Farid Iman is a fellow at the Center for Promotion of Democracy & Human Rights.

How to Avert a Wider Regional War with Iran

aaden

Steven H. Aden is senior counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund, a legal alliance employing a unique combination of strategy, training, funding and litigation to protect and preserve religious liberty and the sanctity of life, marriage and the family. Aden heads ADF‚??s work to defend the sanctity of life in court from its Washington, D.C., regional service center.

Geneva College fights back to protect conscience rights

afraser

Ms. Fraser is director of the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

Regulatory Burdens Stall Reconstruction in Areas Hit by Katrina

eefraim

Barbara Efraim is a senior at UCLA majoring in political science. Barbara is active in Bruin Republicans as well as many Jewish and pro-Israel activities on campus. As a close follower of current and international affairs, Barbara understands the importance of American Exceptionalism.

You can follow Barbara on Twitter @BaEfraim and you can email her at Barbara.Efraim@gmail.com.

California Dreamin’: Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrants

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Mr. Graham is director of media analysis for the Media Research Center in Alexandria, Va., and has testified before Congress about oversight of the public broadcasting system. He is the author of Pattern of Deception: The Media's Role in the Clinton Presidency.

Jackass TV

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Steven Groves is responsible for developing and running the "Freedom Project" at The Heritage Foundation's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom.

Law of Sea Treaty Could Cost U.S. Trillions

cclements

Thomas Clements is co-owner of Oilfield CNC Machining LLC in Broussard, Louisiana, which specializes in machining quality metal parts for oilfield equipment used on offshore drilling rigs.

Calamitous Energy Future Could Result from Post-BP Agenda

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Daniel Gallington, a national security and intelligence policy consultant, is a Senior Fellow and Member of the Board of Regents at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Va.

How to Conduct Surveillance of Terror Suspects

gknapp

Greg Knapp is a nationally syndicated radio host with Radio America. He is married with two children. He likes doughnuts. You can email Greg at greg@gregknapp.us

Change We Can Believe In?

lkeane

Mr. Keane is senior vice president and general counsel of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., the firearm industry's trade association. He oversees the industry government relations program and serves as the industry's chief spokesperson for legal and legislative issues.

Election Wasn’t a Vote for Gun Control

cholton

Mr. Holton is a Vice President with the Center for Security Policy and directs the Center‚??s Divest Terror Initiative, which targets investments in terrorist-sponsoring nations.

Terror-Free Investing Movement Making Headway

ajafarzadeh

Mr. Jafarzadeh is the author of "The Iran Threat: President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Jafarzadeh's revelations of the nuclear sites in Natanz and Arak in 2002 triggered IAEA inspections of Iranian sites.

Iran’s Election Charade

Gov. Rick Perry

Rick Perry is the Republican Governor of Texas.

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Matt Sanchez is a reporter on race and politics in the United States and is a war correspondent for Worldnetdaily. He is the recipient of the Jeane Kirkpatrick Academic Freedom Award and keeps a blog at Matt-Sanchez.com.

Inside the Marines’ Work in Afghanistan

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Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta is a public affairs noncommissioned officer in the 7th Civil Support Command, headquartered at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany

ISAF grunts return to duty after brutal injuries

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Mr. Tkacik is senior research fellow in China Policy in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation.

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ddevine

Mr. Devine, former director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, is professor of political science at Bellevue University and editor of ConservativeBattleline.com.

Reliving the Joy of Reagan’s Great 1980 Victory

llapierre

Mr. LaPierre is Executive Vice President and CEO of the National Rifle Association of America.

LaPierre: NRA has never backed down

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Mr. Beichman, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is author of Anti-American Myths: Their Causes and Consequences

Rescuing the Concept of the Enlightenment

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Mr. McClusky is a policy analyst with the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute, www.cato.org.

Democrats’ Middle-Class Payoff

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Mr. Osorio is editorial director at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of free enterprise and limited government.

ACORN: Labor’s Ally Is a Bad Seed

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Mr. Epstein is the founder of the Robert A. Taft Club and the executive director of the The American Cause and Team America PAC. He lives in Northern Virginia

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Mr. Hanna is president of Let Freedom Ring and WeNeedAFence.com. He is the former commissioner of Chester County, Pa.

Hero of the Week: Sen. Jeff Sessions

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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) represents parts of Nassau and Suffolk counties.

House Leaders Play Russian Roulette with Our Security

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Mr. Schaefer is Jay Kingham fellow in International Regulatory Affairs at The Heritage Foundation.

Malloch Brown Is Wrong: The U.S. Should Press Even Harder for UN Reform

mmarlin

Mr. Marlin‚??s latest book is "Squandered Opportunities: New York‚??s Pataki Years."

Reviewing The Strong Man: John Mitchell and the Secrets of Watergate

bjohnson

Mr. Johnson is the former editor of Equitas, a conservative and libertarian publication at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He currently works as a political communications consultant in Jefferson City, Mo.

The Case for Mike Pence in 2008

bbell

Jeffrey Bell is policy director of the American Principles Project, a Washington-based advocacy group, and author of The Case for Polarized Politics: Why America Needs Social Conservatism, to be published on Jan. 2, 2012, by Encounter Books.

Utah Spurs Gold Rush

bbouletjr

Mr. Boulet is executive director of English First, a national, non-profit grassroots lobbying organization devoted to making English America's official language, giving every child the chance to learn English, and eliminating costly and ineffective multilingual policies.

The Lesson of Soviet Espionage for ACORN Defenders

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John Rossomando is a Senior Analyst at The Investigative Project on Terrorism.

Muslim Brotherhood Says No to Peace With Israel.

ggranger

Ms. Granger is the congresswoman for the 12th District of Texas and is the only Republican woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas.

Democrats’ Mismanagement of Congress Affects American Women

kdaly

Ms. Daly is president of the Coalition for a Fair Judiciary (www.fairjudiciary.com ) and a winner of the Ronald Reagan Award from the American Conservative Union.

GOP Senate Whip Failed to Show Leadership on Obama Nominees

ggroothousen

Rear Adm. Michael Groothouse graduated from the Naval Academy in 1975 and became a Naval Aviator in 1976. In more than three decades of service, Groothousen has served with several squadrons, staffs and a joint assignment with United States Space Command before becoming commanding officer of VFA-137 operating the FA-18. He has commanded USS Shreveport (LPD12), USS Harry S Truman (CVN75), Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, and Navy Region Europe. He holds the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (five awards), and the Bronze Star, as well as numerous other decorations.

US Armed Services Give Haiti a Lifeline From the Sea

bbaehr

Dr. Baehr is Founder and Publisher of Movieguide and Chairman of The Christian Film & Television Commission.

Kinsey Normalizes Promiscuity and Perversion

Terrance Williams

Terrance Williams is an editorial assistant at Human Events and a student at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

ProEnglish: An official language to unite a nation

dzucker

Professor Rabbi Daniel M. Zucker is Chairman of Americans for Democracy in the Middle-East.

Modern Maccabees: The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran

sgorka

Mr. Gorka is executive director of the Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security (ITDIS) and adjunct professor for Terrorism Studies at the George C. Marshall Center in Germany.

Five grave national security threats that U.S. must address strategically

aouligian

Alex Ouligian is a history major at the University of California, Berkeley.

What’s New in the Gun Industry

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Congressman Cliff Stearns, a Republican, represents the 6th District of Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives.

FCC blocks new cell phone

lculling

Mr. Culling is State Affairs Manager for the 362,000-member Americans for Tax Reform

Ballot Initiatives Empower Voters in a Pivotal Election

bbeauprez

Mr. Beauprez, is a former member of Congress from Colorado and currently maintains A Line of Sight, an online policy resource. Prior to serving in Congress, Beauprez was a dairy farmer and community banker. He can be reached at bob@bobbeauprez.com.

John Edwards Thinks He’s Wiser than Ben Franklin

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Hal Scherz, MD, is a pediatric urological surgeon at Georgia Urology and Childrens Health Care of Atlanta, serves on the faculty of Emory University Medical School and president and cofounder of Docs4PatientCare.

Mr. President: Invite The Doctors to the Healthcare Summit

Rep. Jim Jordan

Rep. Jim Jordan (R.-Ohio) is the chairman of the Republican Study Committee.

In 2012, our vision must be crystal clear

ggordon

J.D. Gordon, a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy, is a retired Navy Commander who served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2005-2009 as the Pentagon spokesman for the Western Hemisphere.

For North Korea, It’s All About Kim Dynasty

tholbert

Mr. Holbert is program director of the American Veterans Center, sponsor of the National Memorial Day Parade.

Generations of Heros Gather in Washington

Roger Stone, Jr.

Roger Stone is a Republican political consultant who has played a key role in the election of Republican presidents from Richard Nixon to Ronald Reagan to George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. The outspoken libertarian Republican is editor of StoneZone.Com.

CNN censors Jesse Ventura

ffrench

Mr. French is a senior counsel at the Alliance Defense Fund and director of its Center for Academic Freedom. ADF was co-counsel for the Christian Legal Society in CLS v. Martinez.

The World’s Most Discriminatory Nondiscrimination Policy

fdonatelli

Mr. Donatelli, secretary and treasurer of the Young America's Foundation, is the chairman of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors. He is senior vice president for McGuireWoods Consulting and director of the federal public affairs department. In 1980, he was Midwest coordinator of the Reagan campaign and went on to serve the Reagan Administration in several capacities.

December 1941: The Month That Changed America Forever

egahr

Mr. Gahr has written extensively about race for the New York Post, the American Spectator and the Washington Times.

Young Obama Wrote Article Blaming America For ‘Growing Threat of War’

nhoplin

Ms. Hoplin, director of foundation relations at Young America's Foundation, is the co-author of Funding Fathers: The Unsung Heroes of the Conservative Movement (Regnery, 2008).

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, President Obama

wwarren

Niklas Warren is a communications professional for a worldwide agency, and a graduate student in the state of Oregon. He previously served in the White House under President George W. Bush, and in the U.S. Department of Justice. His opinions are his own and not meant to be reflective of those of his employer or clients.

Hey OWS Port Protesters: Way to Stick It to the 99%

mmcalpin

K.C. McAlpin is Executive Director of ProEnglish.

McCain should pledge to Make English Official Language

pcasey

Mr. Casey interned at HUMAN EVENTS during the spring of 2006.

Northrop Grumman Exploits Taxpayers With $500 Million Earmark

ggutfeld

Mr. Gutfeld is a writer, dancer and performance artist living in London, England. Previously, he was editor in chief of Maxim UK, Stuff US and Men's Health US. He has written two books, and is currently writing another. Check out his website, DailyGut.com, and purchase his homemade selection of soaps.

Just Ask Greg! The Lowdown on Airport Security

John Watts

John Watts is an intern at Human Events through the National Journalism Center.

Ron Paul and Mitt Romney: An ideal but unlikely alliance?

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Dr. Pia de Solenni is the director of life and women‚??s issues at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C.

Calif. Holds Tanning Salons to Higher Standards Than Abortionists

enovack

Dr. Novack is a Phoenix-based orthopedic surgeon and Policy Adviser to Patients First, A Project of Americans for Prosperity.

Who’ll Care for Us When Doctors Go Under?

hhasner

Adam Hasner is the former Republican Majority Leader of the Florida House of Representatives and a candidate for the United States Senate.

Uncovering The Cover-Up: The Truth About “Operation Fast And Furious”

Rep. Todd Rokita

Todd Rokita is the Secretary of State of Indiana. We are proud to note that he was an intern at Human Events in 1992.

Congress needs to block-grant Medicaid to states

William Perry Pendley

William Perry Pendley a constitutional lawyer served in the Reagan Administration, is author of the forthcoming book from Regnery Publishing, "Ronald Reagan ‚?? Sagebrush Rebel: Reagan‚??s Approach to Natural Resources and the Environment and Why It Matters Today". Regnery and Human Events are owned by Eagle Publishing Inc.

Reagan’s other battle: With environmental extremists!

jsorzano

Ambassador Jose S. Sorzano was the Deputy US Ambassador to the United Nations from 1983 to 1985, serving with Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick. He is now the chairman of The Austin Group, an Arlington, Virginia, international consulting firm.

Honduras Is Right About Zelaya

Rep. Ed Royce

Congressman Ed Royce, a Republican from California, is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Obama‚??s Cuba Legacy: Another Negotiations Failure