Terence P. Jeffrey started as editor in chief of CNSNews.com in September 2007. Prior to that, he served for more than a decade as editor of Human Events, where he is now an editor at large. Terry was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area, the seventh of eleven children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton in 1981. In 1984-85, he studied Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute of The American University in Cairo. In 1986-87, he studied in the Masters of Arts in Arab Studies program at Georgetown University, but did not earn a degree. From 1987-91, he was an editorial writer for The Washington Times, which entered his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan's first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-1994, he served as executive director of The American Cause, an educational foundation. In 1995-96, he was national campaign manager for Pat Buchanan's second Republican presidential campaign. Buchanan that year won the Alaska, Louisiana and Missouri caucuses, placed second in the Iowa caucuses, and won the New Hampshire primary. Terry writes a weekly column for the Creators Syndicate. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C.

My Articles

February 17, 2016, 4:16 AM EST
What will be next from what Antonin Scalia rightly called the "unelected committee of nine" that now revises our Constitution?
February 11, 2016, 12:36 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government took in a record of approximately $1,079,224,000,000 in tax revenues in the first four months of fiscal 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 through Jan. 31, 2016), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement.That equaled approximately $7,169 for every person in the country who had either a full or a part-time job in January.
February 11, 2016, 4:53 AM EST
Barack Obama took office at a time when big-government liberalism had already put America on a downward trajectory. He not only kept this nation on that trajectory, he accelerated it.
February 9, 2016, 2:11 PM EST
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama released a fiscal 2017 budget proposal today that calls for the federal government to take in a record of $3,643,742,000,000 in taxes while spending a record $4,147,224,000,000—and
February 9, 2016, 12:54 PM EST
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)(CNSNews.com) - The merchandise trade deficit that the United States ran with China in 2015 hit a record high of $365,694,000,000, according to data released Friday by
February 7, 2016, 12:10 AM EST
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - In Saturday night's Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire, which was hosted by ABC News, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida and Gov.
February 3, 2016, 12:18 PM EST
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire, which will host the nation’s first presidential primary next Tuesday, ranks as the top state in the nation for the percentage of households that have broadband Internet subscriptions.
February 3, 2016, 4:14 AM EST
The Constitution of the United States does not give the president the power to make a significant deal with a foreign government — let alone 11 foreign governments — on his own authority.
February 1, 2016, 4:09 PM EST
Madison County Courthouse, Winterset, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)(CNSNews.com) - People who live in Iowa are more likely than people nationwide to be married, have a high school diploma and a job and to drive to that job alone.
January 28, 2016, 4:24 PM EST
(AP Photo/John Elswick)(CNSNews.com) - The percentage of American wage and salary workers who belonged to a union was only 11.1 percent in 2015, but the percentage of union members who worked for government was 48.9 percent, according to data released today by
January 27, 2016, 4:30 AM EST
Four years ago — before full implementation of Obamacare — welfare programs had already established a widespread culture of dependency in this country. The question now: When will it become irreversible?
January 26, 2016, 12:44 PM EST
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)(CNSNews.com) - The debt of the federal government increased by $8,314,529,850,339.07 in President Barack Obama’s first seven years in office, according to official data published by the U.S. Treasury.
January 22, 2016, 2:19 PM EST
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - There were approximately 43,800,000 induced abortions worldwide in 2008, according to an estimate that was
January 21, 2016, 10:03 AM EST
State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner (Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - The State Department is avoiding taking a position on the assertion made in “sworn declarations” presented to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community by an “element” in the U.S.
January 20, 2016, 4:26 AM EST
The California Teachers Association — backed in court by the Obama Justice Department — believes the government should be able to force a teacher, who is not a member of the union and does not believe in the union's agenda, to contribute to the union's funds. The California teachers who brought their case to the Supreme Court argued that they should not have to pay any fee at all to a union they have not joined.
January 15, 2016, 6:07 AM EST
This week, testifying in the House Armed Services Committee, former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell gave his assessment of whether the United States should take seriously the Islamic State's threats to attack this country.
January 13, 2016, 5:14 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government took in a record of approximately $765,645,000,000 in tax revenues in the first three months of fiscal 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2015), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.That equaled approximately $5,107 for every person in the country who had either a full or a part-time job in December.
January 12, 2016, 12:57 PM EST
 (CNSNews.com) - Testifying in the House Armed Services Committee today,
January 12, 2016, 11:50 AM EST
Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell testifies in House Armed Services Committee.
January 11, 2016, 5:28 PM EST
President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 24, 2009. (Screen capture)Seven years ago in his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama declared that he did not believe in “bigger government.”