The first Palestinian pope?

by Joseph Farah -- "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?" Pope Francis said last July in response to a more…

The spiritual case for Israel

by Joseph Farah -- Pope Francis' de facto recognition of the nascent state of Palestine last week during his visit to Bethlehem was not only problematic from a historical and political perspective, more…

Time to welcome Snowden home!

by Joseph Farah -- [caption id="attachment_459191" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Edward Snowden"][/caption] The man who blew the whistle on National Security Agency spying on Americans says he's considering returning home to the U.S. if more…

Could public employees be ordered to church?

by Joseph Farah -- You hear a lot of rhetoric from people today about "separation of church and state." They repeat those words like a mantra, leading many Americans to believe there more…

The politically tone-deaf pope

by Joseph Farah -- [caption id="attachment_591749" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Pope Francis"][/caption] I know this column will offend some Catholics. But Pope Francis, once again, has proven he is not politically infallible. He's on more…

Obama threatens more executive orders

by Joseph Farah -- Dismayed that he still has any opposition in Congress, Barack Obama plans to use what adviser Dan Pfeiffer calls his "only option" – legislating illegally from the Oval more…

Surprise! Government health-care failed at VA

by Joseph Farah -- The scandal at the Veterans Administration is certainly getting plenty of media attention. Apparently, all of America is, to paraphrase Capt. Renault in "Casablanca," "Shocked, shocked to find more…

'What's the worst that could happen?'

by Joseph Farah -- In the annals of really stupid quotations of the Obama administration. this one from Secretary of State John Kerry is near the top. At a more…

When government's your doctor

by Joseph Farah -- Krysta Sutterfield, 45, is like a growing number of Americans who take seriously their Second Amendment-guaranteed rights to bear arms. She's got a concealed-carry permit and carries a more…

The coming economic apocalypse

by Joseph Farah -- It's funny how Americans debate and discuss ad nauseam almost every trivial matter of passing interest – except the most important ones. Maybe funny is the not the more…