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Opinion - Free Press Commentary

Thiessen: Democrats say no one is above the law - except illegal immigrants

Published Jul. 17 2019

We have heard a lot about the importance of the rule of law from Democrats lately. During special counsel Robert...

Thiessen: Biden's electability is a myth

Published Jul. 13 2019

Despite a lackluster debate performance, former vice president Joe Biden is still holding his lead in the race for the...

Parker: Acosta displayed rare cowardice before justice - and needs to step down

Published Jul. 11 2019

It helps to know people in high places, especially if you're a sex offender and your name is Jeffrey Epstein.

Thiessen: America is greater than 'just OK'

Published Jul. 11 2019

Maybe President Trump was right that we needed a "Salute to America" last week, because apparently some Americans have lost...

Stephens: Robespierre's America

Published Jul. 8 2019

I was walking through an airport terminal trying to catch a connecting flight Saturday when I spotted a writer I...

Thiessen: Yes, Trump makes nice with dictators, but his tough actions count more

Published Jul. 7 2019

During a single visit to Asia, President Trump embraced not one, not two, but three dictators.

Thiessen: Megan Rapinoe's anthem protests hurt the fight for gender equity

Published Jul. 6 2019

Nike has withdrawn a new themed shoe featuring the Revolutionary War-era flag after former NFL quarterback and Nike-endorser Colin Kaepernick...

Stephens: A wretched start for Democrats

Published Jul. 2 2019

In last week's Democratic debates, it wasn't just individual candidates who presented themselves to the public. It was also the...

Parker: Why millennials may be conservatives at heart

Published Jun. 29 2019

Several current trends among millennials do not bode well for Democrats.

Thiessen: Trump's Iran policy is nothing like Obama's failure in Syria

Published Jun. 27 2019

After President Trump called off a military strike on Iran for its downing of a U.S. military drone, some compared...

Thiessen: Biden's problem with Democrats is that he doesn't hate Republicans

Published Jun. 24 2019

Let's get this straight: Joe Biden is leading in the polls for the Democratic presidential nomination because he's the most...

Thiessen: On Russia collusion, Trump is right and George Stephanopoulos is wrong

Published Jun. 20 2019

In an extraordinary interview, President Trump and ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos repeatedly sparred over whether special counsel Robert Mueller...

Stephens: Hong Kong and the future of freedom

Published Jun. 17 2019

Imagine if in 2018 the Trump administration had proposed legislation that would allow the government, on nearly any pretext, to...

Thiessen: Don't downplay Trump's role in the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal. His strategy worked.

Published Jun. 15 2019

President Trump's detractors are trying to play down the significance of the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal, saying it is largely comprised...

Parker: Terminate abortion, please

Published Jun. 11 2019

The abortion issue is more divisive than ever, thanks to extreme anti-abortion legislation recently passed in some states and, lately,...

Thiessen: Senate Republicans won't STOP Trump's tariffs

Published Jun. 8 2019

Senate Republicans are pushing back on President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico. But if Mexican officials think these...

Thiessen: Trump needs deal with Mexico

Published Jun. 5 2019

President Trump is understandably frustrated by the crisis at the border. Anyone who watched the video of more than 1,000...

Thiessen: Assange is a spy, not a journalist; Justice Department is right to indict him

Published May. 30 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called WikiLeaks a "nonstate hostile intelligence service."

Stephens: The Left lets Trumpism rule the world

Published May. 29 2019

More than 600 million Indians cast their ballots over the past six weeks in the largest democratic election in the...

Stephens: A deal for Iran

Published May. 25 2019

There has always been a fair and symmetrical formula for the United States and Iran to resolve the full range...

Thiessen: Trump's Iran sanctions are working. But it'll take more to topple the regime.

Published May. 22 2019

President Trump's Iran policy appears to be careening between diplomacy and belligerence.

Parker: Bats in the belfry

Published May. 21 2019

When author Mark Childress penned "Crazy in Alabama," he wasn't just whistling Dixie.

Thiessen: Joe Biden's heresy

Published May. 18 2019

The left is starting to take aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden.