WASHINGTON -- President Trump has warned China that it must respond "humanely" to the protests in Hong Kong if it wants a trade deal, for the first time suggesting that the United States would impose costs on Beijing if it launched a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on the city. It's about time.

At The Heritage Foundation, we’re always thinking about ways to talk to new and nontraditional audiences about how conservative principles can create the greatest freedom, opportunity, prosperity and civil society for the American people.

President Trump has repeatedly promised, "America will never be a socialist country." Since Franklin Roosevelt began expanding government in the 1930s, the United States has increasingly adopted big-state policies associated with socialism.


Recently, the State Department revised its definition of anti-Semitism to include "drawing comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of the Nazis" – an apparent response to the rise of the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanctions) movement whose supporters routinely make such comparisons.

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I had my first car accident at 15, a few months after I got my license. An elderly man ran a red light and hit me in my mom’s car near the front passenger side.

Executives at QVC in Florence kicked off Florence County Disabilities Foundation’s annual giving campaign with a generous gift! Several ladies served by the Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs Board were on hand to accept the $6,000 gift on behalf of the Florence County Disabilities Foundation.

Summer is almost over, and the new school year is set to begin next week in Florence County. On Monday morning, school buses will be rolling, school speed zone lights will be flashing and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office will be out to enforce the laws designed to keep children safe as they travel to and from school.

The demented motives of shooters in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, go back much further than racial rhetoric from President Donald Trump and U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. These young men have long been isolated from society, and through the dark, evil websites, they have become self-radicalized to hatred ideologies.

As much as I respect FMU as an institution, I have to wonder if guest columnist's Scott Kaufman's recent one-sided diatribe about Trumps's Praetorian Guard is at all indicative of what's being taught in his history department.