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Jeff Emanuel

Mr. Emanuel, a special operations military veteran, is a columnist, a Pulitzer-nominated combat journalist, and a director emeritus of conservative weblog RedState.com.
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The Nightmare of Rationing in Oregon

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

We as a nation can’t afford to learn the same lesson that Oregon is learning the hard way.

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Obama Promises Support to Opponents of Detainee Photo Release

Friday, August 21st, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Obama says the photos revealing alleged abuse of detainees will remain classified, despite ACLU pressure for their release.

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New GI Bill a Boon for (Most) Veterans

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a vast improvement over its predecessor, though not entirely flawless.

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Obama’s Afghan Plan Refuses to Embrace Victory

Saturday, August 15th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

The president's strategy ignores the facts on the ground in the region — and the significance of America’s fight there.

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Five Myths About Health Care ‘Reform’

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

A dose of truth about five key liberal talking points.

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Why Trade U.S.’s Health Care Problem for Britain’s Catastrophe?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Obama has changed the sales pitch to focus on costs, but the plan is the same: trade a cost problem for an access disaster. (Watch PJTV's virtual health care forum here.)

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Obama’s ‘PayGo’ Sleight of Hand

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Behold, the president's "now you see it, now you don't" deficit spending to get a nationalized health care bill.

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Senate Health Bill: A Trillion-Dollar Federal Takeover

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

A new draft forwarded by Kennedy and Dodd spells obvious disaster for the American worker. (Get details on PJTV's virtual health care forum here.)

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Numbers Don’t Lie — Except When They’re Fabricated

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Behold, the sublime insanity of the administration's job creation lies.

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The GOP’s Market-Friendly Health Care Reform

Saturday, May 30th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

The comprehensive Republican plan is light years ahead of the Democrats' "reform" proposal.

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North Korea Ramps Up Threats

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Kim Jong Il has rescinded the truce that halted the Korean War. (Also read Richard Fernandez: “Words matter, but they aren’t everything.")

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Lost Heroes of the War on Terror: Gallant Deeds and Untold Tales

Monday, May 25th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Our culture immortalizes show-biz celebrities — shouldn't we know the names and hear the stories of our nation's true heroes?

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Court Says Bureaucrats, Not Doctors, Decide What Is ‘Medically Necessary’

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

A ruling by the 11th Circuit could be a sign of things to come in Obama's America.

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Who Should Control Your Health Care?

Monday, April 20th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

In the near future, a nameless bureaucrat may determine what kind of medical treatment you receive.

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What the Tea Parties Represent

Friday, April 17th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

The nationwide protests are just the start of a movement that could — if followed through — bring real change to Washington.

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Revolution Rekindled: Tea Party Movement Blossoms

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

The time has come for the American taxpayer to stand up against the forces of fiscal irresponsibility. (Watch PJTV for live coverage of today's tea parties.)

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The Story of a Successful Rescue (and the Obama Adminstration’s Attempt to Claim Credit)

Monday, April 13th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

Despite efforts to spin the pirate tale as evidence of bold leadership by an inexperienced president, the reality was clearly nothing of the sort. (Also read Phyllis Chesler: "When Narratives Collide")

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D.C. School System Bids Farewell to Vouchers

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 - by Jeff Emanuel

An experimental voucher program falls victim to a cynical ploy by the White House and Senate.

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