Manning a forgotten front in the war on terrorism

Conservatives are often accused of being anti-government. It’s an unfair rap—coming, ironically, from liberals whose blind faith in government causes plenty of social ills—but...

The (Un)Fairness Doctrine

Who should decide what you hear over the radio and on TV? You? Or policymakers in Washington? If freedom of speech appeals to you—if you...

FAMILY VALUES; CULTURE: Culture Challenge of the Week: Spiritual Indifference

“I don’t take my children to church,” the young woman said. “I’ll let them choose for themselves what to believe in, when they’re older.” Her...

Dooming Minority Girls

Last week the American Medical Association (AMA) published a report that shows abstinence education works. Tragically, President Obama and Nancy Pelosi had already pandered...

Heritage at 35: A Track Record of Success

Seen any liberals wearing black armbands lately? It wouldn’t surprise me. You see, it was 35 years ago this month that The Heritage Foundation...

The Power of Words

Imagine a university where you could hear some of the best and brightest minds on a regular basis. Your faculty would include generals and...

Maria Shriver Misses the Point

A recent report by Maria Shriver on the status of women in America calls on the government to provide more day care, require more...

Parents…or pimps?

Any parent who doubts the need for great vigilance in our Internet age should take note of a recent survey conducted by the National...

The power of “Amazing Grace”

Mention the word “slavery,” and people think of the distant past—of Africans who were cruelly kidnapped from their homeland and forced to work in...

The proper role of judges

The American Bar Association says John Roberts is “well qualified” to sit on the Supreme Court. Former Attorney General Edwin Meese calls him “a...

Men of character, boys of fortune

Picture the scene: Boys and their parents gathered to discuss a “youthful indiscretion” and its consequences. I was once at such a meeting, and...

A revolution on the Hill

BALTIMORE, Jan. 30—“We must marry fiscal and moral renewal in our agenda. We are composed of men and women who are committed to principle—this...

Digging for the truth

If you’re one of the millions of people who have watched John Stossel’s incisive and hard-hitting reports on ABC’s 20/20 over the years, you...

Dishing out some Hart-felt wisdom

Yet book after book, magazine after magazine, could easily lead you to believe otherwise. Oh, they don’t literally promise perfection. But the relentless series...

Protecting your children from perverts and porn

Just reading the headlines is enough to make you feel numb. Scan the “news feed” at familyfragments.com, and you’ll see what I mean: “Man Admits He...