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 By Rich Lowry    News 

Opinion: Alamo should be remembered

No one is trying to topple the Alamo quite yet, but a new revisionist book on the foundational event of Texas history partakes of the iconoclastic spirit of our time. The book,... — Updated 7/24/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Cuba revolution a courageous one

It’s not easy to run a hideous dictatorship and still have fans and defenders in fashionable quarters, but the Castro regime has managed it for decades. The mass, spontaneous... — Updated 7/17/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Afghanistan drawdown bad idea

Barely a day passes without additional news of Taliban gains in Afghanistan. Perhaps the Afghan government and its forces will prove more resilient than many expect, but if the coun... — Updated 7/10/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Revolution undeservedly under fire

It’s been a hard time for the American Revolution. It’s been smeared by The New York Times 1619 project as a fight to preserve slavery. Juneteenth, a worthy event in its own... — Updated 7/3/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: 'Defunding' police not going well

WANTED: Trained security professionals to deal with elevated levels of crime and mayhem at risk to their own life and limb, while getting called racist oppressors and potentially... — Updated 6/26/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: No excuse not to pursue defenses

Joe Biden isn’t known for his austerity, except when it comes to the nation’s defense. As part of his welcome emphasis on competition with China, the president cajoled... — Updated 6/19/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Election law isn't voter suppression

The Democratic opposition to legislative minorities using whatever leverage they have to block legislation is highly situational. In Washington, D.C., where Democrats control the... — Updated 6/5/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Science now open to lab theory

There was a “scientific consensus,” they told us. According to the media and assorted experts, there couldn’t be any questioning of the idea that the coronavirus (or... — Updated 5/29/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Israel and Palestine no apartheid

The charge of apartheid is the new blood libel. As Hamas rains rockets down on Israel, members of the Squad in Congress and other left-wing enemies are using the occasion to... — Updated 5/22/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Trump run would alter landscape

Sometime in 2023, Donald Trump will presumably make the most momentous decision by a single person affecting the fate of the Republican Party in decades. He will decide whether to... — Updated 5/15/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: No crisis to justify Biden spending

If Joe Biden wanted to spend massively in response to a nearly unprecedented public health emergency, he was elected too late. The conventional wisdom justifying Biden’s new... — Updated 5/8/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Biden plans arrogant, bound to fail

There’s believing your own press releases. And then, there’s believing your own delusions of grandeur. Joe Biden should look at the mirror every day and see a president elected... — Updated 5/1/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Bush immigration views out of touch

It’s not 2007 again. But apparently no one has told George W. Bush. To coincide with the release of a book of his paintings of immigrants, “Out of Many, One,” the former... — Updated 4/24/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: DeSantis: what post-Trump GOP should be

If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ever sets up a presidential exploratory committee, it should have to disclose an enormous in-kind contribution from CBS News. The recent “60... — Updated 4/17/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Russians amateurs at disinformation

Why do the Russians need to bother spreading disinformation when our own domestic sources do a much better job at it? We just went through a four-year national obsession with... — Updated 4/10/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Word 'trillion' defining Biden era

So far, the defining word of the Biden era is “trillion.” The Joe Biden who portrayed himself as a moderate, old school, bipartisan dealmaker during the presidential campaign... — Updated 4/3/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Overturning election partisan travesty

Well, the principled stand Democrats took against Congress trying to overturn duly certified elections lasted all of a month or two. After rightly excoriating their Republican... — Updated 3/27/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Dems would regret busting filibuster

There’s nothing that ails Joe Biden’s agenda, we are supposed to believe, that ending the filibuster wouldn’t fix. President Joe Biden showed a little leg on changing the... — Updated 3/20/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: COVID relief bill shrewd politics

Joe Biden has signed what may well end up being the biggest accomplishment of his presidency, an enormous $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill. With his other priorities likely to... — Updated 3/13/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Biden creating crisis at the border

A crisis is a terrible thing to create. This, nonetheless, is what President Joe Biden has done at the southern border. His rhetoric during the campaign suggesting an openhanded... — Updated 3/6/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

McConnell must play long game

Well, it’s on. Donald Trump ended his post-presidency silence not with a blast at President Joe Biden, or at the left, or at the House impeachment managers, but at the true enemy... — Updated 2/20/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    News

Opinion: Canceling the classics over the top

It was only a matter of time before Cicero got canceled. The New York Times the other day profiled Princeton classicist Dan-el Padilla Peralta, who wants to destroy the study of cla... — Updated 2/13/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: GOP will survive this upheaval

After losing a national election, it’s natural that a political party goes through a period of soul-searching and internal turmoil. The Republican Party, though, has taken it to... — Updated 2/6/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Media abandoning First Amendment

Long a stalwart defender of the First Amendment, the American media is now having second thoughts. For decades, it was a commonplace sentiment among journalists that freedom of the... — Updated 1/30/2021

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices

Opinion: Biden should avoid stirring the pot

Inaugural addresses are meant to be aspirational, so President Joe Biden might as well have doubled down on his call for unity in his address. After the events of Jan. 6, there’s... — Updated 1/23/2021

 

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