Phyllis Schlafly

Male and Female Still Matter in Combat

Any woman can seek to enlist in our all-volunteer military, but men are six times more likely than women to volunteer and serve. The purpose of our military is to field the finest troops possible to defend our nation and win wars. The goal of feminists, however, is to impose a mindless equality, regardless of how many people it hurts.

Sgt. David Howell (L) and Sgt. Michael Stanley pull security while a civil affairs team checks on a well at a farmer's field, near Mahmudiyah, south of Baghdad, August 9, 2009. REUTERS/U.S. ARMY/SGT. JON SOLES/HANDOUT

An Open Letter to Senator McConnell and Speaker Boehner

President Barack Obama proudly announced that his policies would be on the ballot in the November 4 midterm elections. He got his answer loud and clear: the American people said, “No thanks.” The voters gave Republicans a big majority equal

An Open Letter to Senator McConnell and Speaker Boehner

Illegal Voters May Decide Fate of Senate

Control of the U.S. Senate is up for grabs on November 4, and illegal voters may tip the balance. Estimates are that more than 14 percent of non-citizens were registered to vote in the elections of 2008 and 2010, and

Illegal Voters May Decide Fate of Senate

Obama Fails to Protect Us, Again

Of all the examples of incompetence and failure to protect Americans that the Obama Administration has displayed, its failure to keep Ebola out of our country may be the worst. Obama’s number-one job is to keep dangerous people from coming

Obama Fails to Protect Us, Again

The Best Interest of the Dog

The supposed standard for child custody in family courts is the “best interest of the child.” The Vermont supreme court has now extended that to the best interest of the dog. Daniel and Laura were divorcing, and the issue before

The Best Interest of the Dog

Immigration Chicanery

The strategists who base their political advice on public opinion polls have just had a surprise. A new poll reports that the American people are now more likely to trust Republicans to handle immigration and less likely to trust Democratic

Immigration Chicanery

Where's the Payoff in Gambling?

For those who promote legalized gambling as a means of economic development or revitalization, or as a painless way to pay for public schools, the recent news from Atlantic City, NJ, is sobering. Dominated by its famous Boardwalk, the beach

Where's the Payoff in Gambling?

Common Core's Growing Unpopularity

The highly acclaimed school standards called Common Core are becoming so unpopular that they may soon be politically untouchable. The critics are piling on from Glenn Beck to the Wall Street Journal, with senior academics and activist parents in between.

Common Core's Growing Unpopularity

Feminists Get Obama to Sue Pennsylvania

A slightly lower pass rate for women on a physical fitness test has prompted the Obama administration to sue the Pennsylvania State Police. This lawsuit is obviously demanded by the feminists, since their ideology is that, if women cannot do

Feminists Get Obama to Sue Pennsylvania

Stunning Setback to Obamacare

Obamacare has proven again to be the biggest legislative failure in history, with last week’s ruling that its subsidies are illegal. These subsidies induced some 5 million Americans to sign up for Obamacare, but are prohibited by law as held

Stunning Setback to Obamacare

Layoffs Prove the Deceit of Amnesty

The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one they are losing. In the United States, the number of engineering jobs

Layoffs Prove the Deceit of Amnesty

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly. Liberal education bureaucrats (“educrats”) are now trying to enforce Common Core through the courts, with one lawsuit already filed

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Americans Lose While Immigrants Gain

American-born workers have had a net loss in jobs since 2000, while all of the job growth since then has gone to immigrants, according to a remarkable new study by the Center for Immigration Studies. This revelation comes as some

Americans Lose While Immigrants Gain

Amnesty Lost Big in Cantor's Defeat

Elections have consequences, and the stunning defeat of the heir apparent for leadership of the Republican Party, Eric Cantor, continues to reverberate throughout the political world.  Completely caught off guard by this spectacular upset, the liberal media are scrambling to

Amnesty Lost Big in Cantor's Defeat

Growing Rejection of Common Core

The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It’s being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common Core is the title of a new set of standards that

Growing Rejection of Common Core

The Racket of Guest Workers

Tom Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce president, just hurled a challenge to Republicans. If they don’t pass amnesty for illegal aliens, they “shouldn’t bother to run a candidate in 2016.” Somebody probably told him that outrageous statement was a gaffe,

The Racket of Guest Workers

Window Into the Future

The problems with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer the endemic problems of a government-run single-payer system (a.k.a. socialism)–no

Window Into the Future

Semicentennial of LBJ's War on Poverty

This year, the cheerleaders for big government are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the launching of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. This should be an occasion for mourning, not celebration, because that was the most expensive legislative failure in our

Semicentennial of LBJ's War on Poverty

My Child Is Not Common

“My Child Is Not Common” are the words on the attention-getting signs carried by a group of white and African-American mothers protesting the adoption of the aggressively promoted Common Core standards. Common Core is scheduled to take over the testing

My Child Is Not Common

China Overtaking America

Financial Times sent shock waves through the U.S. business community last week when headlines announced that China will overtake the United States as the “world’s leading economic power this year,” a title we’ve held since we passed England in 1872.

China Overtaking America

Unexpected Suggestions for Constitutional Changes

It looks like all sorts of people are joining the game of rewriting parts of the U.S. Constitution. It started with state legislators who apparently had time on their hands, and now it’s even extended to U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

Unexpected Suggestions for Constitutional Changes

Unmasking the Imperial Presidency

“Imperial Presidency” perfectly describes what the Obama administration has become as it increasingly violates the limits on its power defined by the U.S. Constitution. Criticisms of how President Obama is overstepping his authority are now being heard from all sides

Unmasking the Imperial Presidency

Facts and Fallacies About Paycheck Fairness

Barack Obama and his feminist friends have been trotting out their tiresome slogan that women are paid only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. Every reputable scholar who has commented has proved this is a notorious falsehood which

Facts and Fallacies About Paycheck Fairness