Syrian Kurdish Plight Requires Independence


Why the beleaguered minority should push for autonomy.

Piers Morgan and the Failure of British Gun Control

David Paulin, an Austin, TX-based freelance journalist, covered Hugo Chavez's rise to power while based in Caracas as a foreign correspondent. He also reported from the Caribbean while based in Kingston, Jamaica.


Could the CNN host really be so ignorant of his own country’s recent history?

A New Year in America: Will We Continue Down the Road to Decline?

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.


America is following the usual pattern of demise — but the tide can be turned.

Far from the Fiscal Cliff Finish Line

Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to, and He may be reached at


A House vote looms.

Grab Your Parachute

Matthew Vadum is an award-winning investigative reporter and the author of the book, "Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts Are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers."


No deal yet on fiscal cliff.

New Year, Same Struggle Against Tyranny

Bruce Bawer is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center and the author of “While Europe Slept” and “Surrender.” His book "The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind" is just out from Broadside / Harper Collins.

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Let us resolve that 2013 won’t be the year the enemy won.

America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem, It Has a Gang Problem

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


The country’s real “gun culture” is controlled by the urban Democratic machine.

Geert Wilders’ Courageous Journey

Andrew E. Harrod is a freelance researcher and writer who holds a PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a JD from George Washington University Law School. He is a fellow with the Lawfare Project, an organization combating the misuse of human rights law against Western societies. You may follow Harrod on twitter at @AEHarrod.


How a Dutchman sounded the alarm about Islam and left a lasting impression on the world.

Gun Grabbers Gone Wild

Along with having a decades-long career in accounting, finance, training and development, Tom Blumer has written at his own blog, and several national online publications primarily on business, economics, politics and media bias topics since 2005.

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Leftists admit the ultimate goal is confiscation.

A Life of Integrity: Vladimir Bukovsky at 70


Happy Birthday to one of the founders of the dissident movement in the USSR — and a modern-day beacon of liberty.