​Biden must not abandon Afghanistan’s Christian population

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Following the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, any semblance of pluralism, including religious tolerance, has fallen as well. We must not forget the Christian population of Afghanistan. The actual number of Christians is difficult to determine, as there are no official churches and Christians…

Biden Has Effectively Opened Our Border. He Is Once Again Vindicating Trump | Opinion

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President Biden has been caught flat footed again in yet another avoidable disaster. Early in his term, Biden and members of his administration failed to comprehend that their rollback of President Trump’s successful border policies were incentivizing an unprecedented surge of illegal immigrants at the…

Evelyn Lim: Despite Trafficking Crisis, Biden’s Policies Encourage Minors to Cross Southern Border Alone

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Customs and Border Protection encountered 212,672 individuals on the southern border in July, the highest number in 21 years and the second-highest number ever recorded. Of those, 18,962 were unaccompanied minors, which is another record. These increases are striking because this is usually a slow…

Eric Blankenstein: A Trillion Here, and a Trillion There . . .

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The first step to solving any problem is admitting that you have one. And the United States definitely has a spending problem. Sadly, no one in Washington wants to admit it. But refusing to accept reality does not make it go away; reality has a…

Dr. Ben Carson: Let’s make it easier to be a kid in America

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As a father and grandfather, my heart breaks when I think about what it’s like to be a kid in America today. If you’re a white kid, you’re a racist. If you’re a black kid, the deck has already been stacked against you because of…

Dr. Ben Carson: Taking on the heirs to Saul Alinsky

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Saul Alinsky most likely was not a good person. He praised Lucifer in his seminal work Rules for Radicals. Still, the iconic leftist’s brand of revolutionary activism continues to influence even though he died nearly 50 years ago. Although many are aware of Alinsky’s ideas,…

Dr. Ben Carson: Does The Definition Of ‘Fascism’ Apply To The Biden Administration?

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Here is a challenge: Define fascism without reference to a historical event or proper noun. It’s harder than it seems. Most people associate fascism with European dictatorships of the 1920s and ’30s. That is with good reason: those were the first fascist regimes

Dr. Ben Carson: ​​The infrastructure problem

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The Senate is moving to pass a massive infrastructure spending bill. One reason that the bill has garnered so much attention from politicians is that it’s something both Democrats and Republicans have sought to get done

Dr. Ben Carson: Putting Young Americans on Path From Foster Care to Self-Sufficiency

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When we provide better opportunities, we get better outcomes. This maxim is proving true again in improving the futures of young Americans who “age out” of foster care. We know that

Dr. Ben Carson: ‘Transhumanism,’ the potential dark side of technological advancement

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Throughout history, the advance mankind has been inextricably intertwined with the advance of technology. Technological advancement has allowed us to reduce poverty and hunger, save

Dr. Ben Carson: Fighting critical race theory – this is how we stop this blatantly racist ideology

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Growing up poor in Detroit, if I had believed, as critical race theory (CRT) proponents claim, that my destiny was based on my race, I would not be where I am today. We cannot allow CRT to rob American children of that

Dr. Ben Carson: ​​A better way than welfare

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We all want a society in which we can get more work done with less. Unlike our ancestors, who had no choice but to toil in the fields, many of us spend our working days in comfortable climate-controlled buildings

Eric Blankenstein: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Returns to Lawlessness

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On April 1, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a “compliance bulletin” that warned mortgage servicers that “unprepared is unacceptable.” The agency, largely a brainchild

Dr. Ben Carson: Moving our focus from equality to equity won’t defeat racism.

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As we continue to be bombarded by racially charged narratives, there has been a subtle shift in the conversation: Its focus has moved from equality to equity. That is, instead of pursuing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideal of

Dr. Ben Carson: Leave the political fireworks out of the Fourth of July

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Our nation’s 245th birthday finds America riven by political division. We do not need to consult charts and polls to see that our nation brims over with political resentment and social upheaval. At times, it has been easier to mark

Dr. Ben Carson: Inflation could have US facing ‘generation of slow growth’

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America’s fiscal house is not in order. The government spends trillions more than it takes in every year. For decades, our politicians have been more concerned with making speeches

Dr. Ben Carson: It’s Time to Send Our Children Back to School​

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​We recently passed the one-year anniversary of “15 days to slow the spread.” We must acknowledge the substantial difficulties that continuous lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Ben Carson: The Crisis at the Border Has Vindicated Trump

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​​​​Though President Biden has refused to call it what it is, there is a crisis unfolding on our southern border. The U.S. is facing the biggest migrant surge it’s seen in twenty years. Customs and Border Protection agents

Dr. Ben Carson: Black history is American history

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​Every February, America celebrates Black History Month. Jackie Robinson documentaries grace the TV, Frederick Douglass photos cover classroom windows, and Martin Luther King Jr. biographies line bookstore displays. These are some of the monumental figures

Dr. Ben Carson: American Cornerstone Is A Much-Needed Endeavor

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We have painted our fellow Americans as “​deplorable​,” “stupid,” and worse. It is this type of malicious, political rhetoric fueled by opportunistic politicians and profit-driven media organizations that has roiled our deeply divided nation. We are better than this