Author: Terence Jeffrey

Terence P. Jeffrey is editor-in-chief of the conservative US Internet news service CNSNews.com, a position he assumed in September 2007. He became Editor of Human Events, a national conservative weekly in the United States, in 1996.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) In the new nation that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota seeks to create, the "capitalist system" will be left behind in pursuit of a "fair and just economy" where the federal government guarantees everybody jobs, housing, health care and free abortions. How can we know this? She has declared it in writing. Omar's campaign website includes a section called "Ilhan's Vision." The agenda it presents contradicts foundational American

"Declaration of Independence" by American artist John Trumbull shows 42 of the 56 signers of the document. All American politicians of the founding era share one thing in common with those of the current: Like all human beings, they are imperfect. Rev. John Witherspoon, who signed the Declaration of Independence, uniquely expressed his own imperfection in his intolerance for the dramatic arts. Born and raised in Scotland and educated at the University of Edinburgh, Witherspoon served for 23

(NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images) For the first time in our nation's history, there is now a federal department spending an average of more than $100 billion per month. No, it is not the Department of Defense, which is charged with the core federal responsibility of defending us from foreign enemies. It is the Department of Health and Human Services, which, if Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has his way, will run the "Medicare for All" program. As it now

The World War I memorial cross in Bladensburg, Maryland. (Photo by Eric Baradat//AFP/Getty Images) Ninety-nine years ago, Democrat Sen. John Walter Smith of Maryland provided $50 of his own — not government — money to help erect a cross in his home state. He was responding to a request from Mrs. Martin Redman, a mother who had lost her son in World War I. To honor him and the 48 other men from Prince George's County who had