TAS Contributors

So Long, Sebelius


The Movie Never Ends By W. James Antle III, TAS contributing editor and editor of the Daily Caller News Foundation George W. Bush called it “mission accomplished.” Charlie Sheen’s preferred catchphrase was “winning.” If you believe the Obama administration’s cheering section in the media and intelligentsia, departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius declares victory by […]

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Bomb Syria: Yes or No?


James Piereson / A Negative on Syria The Obama administration is teed up to launch an attack on Syria in retaliation for the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in the civil war in that country. This will likely lead to another ill thought out intervention into a region where it is increasingly difficult to […]

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We Have a Pope!


White smoke billowed from the Vatican today as the Catholic Church elected its 266th pope: Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Francis is the first South American pope, the first non-European in 1,300 years, and a Jesuit. But a reformer? A conservative? An academic, an evangelical, or both? As the masses cheered in St. Peter’s […]

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The Sequester: Doom or Dumb?


Sequestration is a “Frankenstein’s monster,” a “doomsday machine!” So warned one Christopher Matthews last week as he contemplated the impending fall of the budgetary meat cleaver. The Christian faithful are warned that no one knows the day—or hour—of the end, but in this case we know the precise minute: tonight, March 1, 2013, at 11:59 […]

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