Joel Griffith
Joel Griffith
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Brown University's Ray Kelly Protest Insults Everything the University Stands For

Shutting down a lecture is no way to promote academic discourse.

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Lifting Sanctions on Iran Would Threaten Our Security, But Obama Might Still Do It

The Obama Administration’s ill-advised rush to soften the US stance towards Iran threatens our security along with the very existence of Israel, one of our closest allies.
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9 Things Palestinians Must Do to Gain Their Independence

It’s the PA’s turn to make some quite reasonable concessions. Without these nine simple agreements, an independent Palestinian should not be created.
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What Happens When Churches Use Religion as An Anti-Israel Bludgeon?

Christ at the Checkpoint erodes support for Israel and hinders lasting peace through its distortion of evangelical theology and by lending credibility to extremists.
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Missouri Liquor Monopoly: State Poised to Give Special Rights to Large Campaign Donor

A top liquor distributor, Major Brands, is attempting to obtain near monopoly status for its Missouri operations courtesy of its allies in the state legislature.
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Establishment Republicans in Michigan Capitalizing On Anti-Gay Controversy to Regain Control Of GOP

Leading the chorus of calls for the resignation of a politician who posted anti-gay sentiments is a loyalist of Saul Anuzis, who once tried to exclude Ron Paul from the presidential debates.

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Rick Santorum CPAC Speech Compares Obama's Vision For America to the French Revolution

Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) warned that President Obama seeks to replace the sovereign king with the sovereign mob at CPAC on Friday morning.
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CPAC 2013: Ted Cruz Delivers Keynote Speech

Senator Cruz said the filibuster was about standing for liberty, the Constitution, and limits on Executive power.
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Senator Kelly Ayotte: Obama Administration Benghazi Explanations "False" and "Absolutely Wrong"

Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) delivered a withering rebuke of the response of President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and UN Ambassador Susan Rice to the Benghazi embassy attacks.
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Paul Krugman Flops On TV, Advocates "Death Panels and Tax Increases"

Paul Krugman, a Nobel Prize winning economist, dished out another serving of his increasingly shrill rhetoric on ABC’s "This Week."
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Chavez Dead: Venezuela Must Choose Between Socialism and Freedom

With El Comandante dead, Venezuela finds itself at a crossroads. Will Venezuelans choose Nicolas Maduro and socialism, or Henrique Capriles and freedom?

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AIPAC 2013: Robert Menendez Says Iran Should Never Have Nuclear Weapons

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said the U.S. must not stand with a nuclear capable Iran.
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Benjamin Netanyahu At AIPAC: "Diplomacy Has Not Worked" With Iran

Netanyahu explained: "We must stop [Iran’s] nuclear enrichment program before it’s too late … words alone will not stop Iran … sanctions alone will not stop Iran."
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McCain At AIPAC: U.S. Offer to Iran “Doomed to Failure”

The former presidential candidate expressed grave concern at AIPAC about the Iran’s nuclear weapons program and the response thus far from the U.S.
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War With Iran? Israeli Ambassador Says "Diplomacy Hasn’t Worked"

The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. warned, “Sanctions have not stopped the Iranian nuclear process. Diplomacy hasn’t worked … We’ve seen years of diplomacy result in zero progress.”
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Obama Israel Trip: U.S. Media Miss a Critical Point in Reporting Obama Invitation to Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinians are extending an invitation to Obama while he's visiting Israel, but it comes with certain demands. How Obama responds could have significant political repercussions.

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John Mackey At Students For Liberty Conference: "Capitalism Has a Serious Branding Problem"

John Mackey at a libertarian conference explained, “The recent recession was blamed on greedy financial corporations, deregulation, and capitalism, rather than on bad government."
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Immigration Reform: 4 Common-Sense Steps the GOP Needs to Follow

With immigration reform looming on the horizon, how can we ensure that new immigrants see the United States as truly exceptional?
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SOTU Address Launches Opening Salvo Against the Second Amendment

This nation is just one Supreme Court justice confirmation away from being susceptible to a full legislative assault on our Second Amendment rights.
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Paul Krugman: 'Death Panels and Sales Taxes is How We Do This'

Paul Krugman says “death panels and sales taxes” are the way out of the debt crisis. The mantra is at odds with a nation founded on the rights of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."