Ernest Istook

Oct 31, 2018
Democrats in Congress have 200 House and Senate co-sponsors of bills gutting the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Yet only three nay votes were cast when RFRA became law 25 years ago, signed by President Bill Clinton, on November 16, 1993.

Apr 10, 2018
Everyone in Congress who condemns President Trump’s tariffs should be asked why they don’t blame themselves.

Jun 20, 2013
Should our tax dollars be spent to hire the National Basketball Association to promote Obamacare? Congress has created an opening for a fast break to make that happen.

Jun 10, 2013
Hero? Or villain? Edward Snowden leaked secrets about government tracking of phone calls, emails and more. It's too early to label him before we know more details; that means it's also premature to condemn him as some rushed to do.

Apr 26, 2013
Punishing terrorists isn't enough. That's just an after-the-attack response. We should condemn those who push a false sense of security against terrorism.

Apr 24, 2013
If there's a silver lining to the terrorism in Boston, it's how Americans responded. The response to the Boston Marathon bombing deserves praise. The second-guessing is already intense, such as whether the FBI missed early warnings.

Apr 19, 2013
President Barack Obama uses victims to promote his agenda. But big government has created more victims than any other tragedy in America. We need to relieve their suffering by putting government back into its proper boundaries: big government control.

Apr 18, 2013
Those in their 20s are being stuck with dead-end jobs and shrinking incomes, thanks to federal policies that supposedly were going to help them, like Obamacare. Your friends and family in their 20s have big problems: They’re likely to be young, well-educated, and under-employed, or unemployed.

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