Mandela in the mirror

by Diana West -- Feeling soaked after the gushers of drenching hagiography that crashed over the world on the death of the Nelson Mandela, I have been trying to reconcile what I more…

Hep-cat holiday voices

by Diana West -- It's been weeks now, more than a month in some places, but it is all about to come to an end. "It" is the soundtrack of the season more…

Will Congress rein in the imperial presidency?

by Diana West -- An extraordinary thing happened in Washington, D.C., this week. Appearing before a House Judiciary subcommittee, several constitutional scholars forthrightly and unmistakably outlined the leading danger to the survival more…

Thanksgiving and Obamacare don't mix

by Diana West -- When Thanksgiving 2013 is over, will Americans remember it as the holiday when the Obama administration body-snatched their friends and family and turned them into Obamacare robots? Maybe more…

'Afghan-o-care': Pact is new foreign entitlement

by Diana West -- Now that U.S. and Afghan negotiators have agreed on terms of a seemingly open-ended – if reduced – U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and more…

A day that should live in infamy

by Diana West -- On Saturday, Nov. 16, the United States marks a milestone: the 80th anniversary of when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt recognized the Soviet Union and "normalized" U.S.-USSR relations. It more…

GOP key: Married, middle-income voters

by Diana West -- Dear Prospective Conservative Republican Candidates: Today's column offers strategic tips that can't possibly be worse than the ones "political consultants" charge you big bucks for. Even better, these more…

What if Obamacare was never about our health?

by Diana West -- Could Obamacare be the biggest voter registration fraud scheme in the history of the world? This is the bombshell assessment of a pair of conservative activists: Gregg Phillips, more…

Obamacare, Utopia and the Constitution

by Diana West -- Post-shutdown, I'm still mulling two things: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid doesn't seem to know what the House of Representatives is supposed to do, and President Obama doesn't more…

'S' is for socialism, not shutdown

by Diana West -- So what just happened for 16 days in October? Was it just a hiccup in the continually rising "debt ceiling," a monkey wrench in the smoothly turning wheels more…