The many perils of early voting

by Phyllis Schlafly -- The presidential debates start Oct. 3 and extend to Oct. 22. But who wins or scores in the debates will have no influence on tens of thousands of more…

How Obama has damaged America

by Phyllis Schlafly -- Although the polls show the presidential campaigns neck and neck, the facts continue to look negative for Barack Obama. Two-thirds of the American people say they believe the more…

GOP platform: The grass roots' voice

by Phyllis Schlafly -- House Speaker John Boehner was quoted during the Republican National Convention as saying, "Have you ever met anybody who read the party platform? I never met anybody." Scoffing more…

From self-reliance to dependency

by Phyllis Schlafly -- The bounce expected from Barack Obama's Democratic convention speech collapsed the following day under the reality check that the current unemployment figure is 8.1 percent. And 40.7 percent more…

Reagan had it right on 'free trade'

by Phyllis Schlafly -- The businesses that support and lobby for so-called free trade are always trying to wrap themselves in Ronald Reagan. But that's false because Reagan would not have allowed more…

Immigrants do not boost economy

by Phyllis Schlafly -- After a genuinely grass-roots Republican platform committee produced a principled document on a plethora of issues, including immigration, some people who were not part of the process are more…

How government destroys marriages

by Phyllis Schlafly -- [caption id="attachment_250995" align="alignright" width="283" caption="Eliana Lopezand Ross Mirkarimi"][/caption] A very public marital melodrama is now playing in San Francisco. It shows the idiocy of domestic-violence laws and the more…

Why Ted Cruz won in Texas

by Phyllis Schlafly -- To the surprise of the pundits, pollsters and predictors who think they are smarter than the rest of us, Ted Cruz won the GOP nomination for U.S. senator more…

Obama sabotages welfare reform

by Phyllis Schlafly -- President Obama on July 12 ended welfare reform, the crowning achievement of the Republican Congress of 1996. That reform succeeded in reducing the welfare rolls by almost half, more…

The NEA's annual Obama love-fest

by Phyllis Schlafly -- Political conversation in the media is full of chatter about how to cut spending and debt, but it reminds us of the comment attributed to Mark Twain: Everybody more…