'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…

2013 shutdown: What would Reagan say?

by Diana West -- Thirty-two years ago, Ronald Reagan gave his first Inaugural Address. His words still illuminate. "We are a nation that has a government – not the other way around," more…

Vets show us what it means to be American

by Diana West -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – A question Americans should answer for themselves is the one I am thinking through while standing at the National World War II Memorial on the more…

The Islamicized 1st Amendment

by Diana West -- On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 jihad attacks, John Jamason, of Palm Beach, Fla., posted the following comment on his personal Facebook page: "Never forget. There is more…

Free the Leavenworth 10-plus

by Diana West -- Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate more…

Al Jazeera is Muslim Brotherhood channel

by Diana West -- "Al-Jazeera America": The very name gives me the heebie-jeebies. What does Al-Jazeera have to do with America? Everything, if the cheers and happy talk of the American press more…

In defense of my livelihood

by Diana West -- What did I do on my summer vacation? I stayed home. The family went to the country this week but not me. I stayed behind to deal with more…