Sun, Feb 04, 2001

David Limbaugh | February 04, 2001

George Bush utterly confounded his detractors with a great first week in office. For reasons I will explain, he will probably continue to confound them.

Charles Krauthammer | February 04, 2001

Advocates of campaign finance reform have seized on the Marc Rich pardon--and the $1 million Rich's ex-wife gave to the Democratic Party--as a powerful new argument for reform.

George Will | February 04, 2001

The revival of government by grown-ups continues. Professor John DiIulio will head the new White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Sat, Feb 03, 2001

Brent Bozell | February 03, 2001

You can just hear the entertainment industry celebrating. We told you we are not to blame! We told you we don't influence children's behavior!

Debra J. Saunders | February 03, 2001

While in prison, Schneider has fought oppression in the system. He filed lawsuits against the Department of Corrections over the lack of free photocopying and cable TV programs dear to his racial interests. He won a case that forced prisons to pay interest on prisoner savings accounts.

Robert Novak | February 03, 2001

Sen. John McCain has once again antagonized his Republican colleagues by traveling to Arkansas last Monday to boost the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform bill, which is opposed by the state's Republican Sen. Tim Hutchinson.

William F. Buckley | February 03, 2001

The Lockerbie decision reminded everybody that Libya is one of what we used to call "rogue states," a designation gone out of fashion.

Fri, Feb 02, 2001

Ann Coulter | February 02, 2001

California's electricity crisis is treated in the media as if it were some sort of natural disaster, like a hurricane. But the only fact of nature operating here is the hard-and-fast rule that whenever you come across a screw-up this big, you know the government is behind it.

Michelle Malkin | February 02, 2001

In the 1990s, the Oxford English Dictionary added "trophy wife" to its official lexicon. The term refers to "a wife regarded as a status symbol for a usually older man." It won't be long before "trophy wife" spawns a new linguistic offspring:

Mona Charen | February 02, 2001

Before his confirmation was settled, Democratic senators let fly at their former colleague John Ashcroft, explaining why the former governor, senator and attorney general of Missouri was unfit to serve as attorney general of the United States.

Maggie Gallagher | February 02, 2001

What strikes cold fear into the heart of the most sophisticated and successful Manhattan matron? No, it's not the IRS or a sexual harasser. It's certainly not a husband's disapproval.

Charles Krauthammer | February 02, 2001

Advocates of campaign finance reform have seized on the Marc Rich pardon--and the $1 million Rich's ex-wife gave to the Democratic Party--as a powerful new argument for reform.

William F. Buckley | February 02, 2001

It isn't clear, and can't be made entirely clear, exactly what would logically evolve from President Bush's determination to use the reserves of religious institutions in America to forward charitable and educational work undertaken by the government.

George Will | February 02, 2001

The revival of government by grown-ups continues. Professor John DiIulio will head the new White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Thu, Feb 01, 2001

Thomas Sowell | February 01, 2001

The first big Washington scandal of the 20th century was the Teapot Dome scandal of 1921, which led three members of the Harding administration to commit suicide. Today, they would just consult their lawyers and spinmeisters, and then start making the rounds of the talk shows in order to confuse the issues.

Brent Bozell | February 01, 2001

Coming in second place in the presidential race is a lot like finishing second in the Super Bowl. Instead of being the second-best contender, the loser suddenly becomes the butt of ridicule and Monday-morning quarterbacking.

Larry Elder | February 01, 2001

Put up or shut up, Mr. Cheney. About same-sex marriages, that is. Liberal Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., issued this challenge to the vice president.

Debra J. Saunders | February 01, 2001

What Can or should be done about former President Clinton's exit pardon of gazillionaire fugitive Marc Rich?

Maggie Gallagher | February 01, 2001

I know politics is a game, but recently it seems more like a TV game show: "Who Wants to Elect a Bigot?!"

Robert Novak | February 01, 2001

Fed-watchers who marvel at Chairman Alan Greenspan's survival skills compare his unexpected Senate testimony last week to his equally surprising appearance eight years ago at Hillary Rodham Clinton's side in the House gallery.

George Will | February 01, 2001

If Archimedes, explaining the principle of the lever, really said ``Give me a place to stand and I will move the Earth,'' he was right in theory but impractical, because he would have had to stand far from Earth with an awfully long lever.

Wed, Jan 31, 2001

Michelle Malkin | January 31, 2001

Johnny-come-lately liberals are in an uproar over former President Clinton's peddling of White House pardons: Clinton has no shame! He'll do anything for a quick buck! He disgraced the highest office in the land!

Walter E. Williams | January 31, 2001

Racial charges by many black politicians, civil-rights spokesmen, self-appointed black leaders and guilt-ridden whites are just plain nonsense.

David Limbaugh | January 31, 2001

Sen. John McCain and Senate Democrats are all hot to trot over the prospect of finally enacting "meaningful" campaign finance reform legislation. The "reformers'" zeal would be easier to understand if they were similarly exercised over violations of existing laws.

Phyllis Schlafly | January 31, 2001

Since George W. Bush has put Social Security reform on his political agenda, it may be that immigration is now the third rail of politics.

Jack Kemp | January 31, 2001

Washington, D.C., is a funny place. It's probably the only place on Earth where a majority of people turn to the editorial page of the newspaper before they read the sports page, and they think the rest of the world does, too.

Bruce Bartlett | January 31, 2001

One of the most critically important positions in the entire federal government is that of assistant secretary for tax policy at the Treasury Department.

Tue, Jan 30, 2001

Thomas Sowell | January 30, 2001

Mathematicians use the term "rational numbers" for numbers that can form a ratio. By this definition, there is a lot of irrationality in California, where many people seem incapable of forming a ratio or proportion between different things.

Mona Charen | January 30, 2001

New guidelines that went into effect on Jan. 1 require restaurants using raw or undercooked meat, poultry, fish or eggs to note this on their menus, along with a description of the illnesses that such foods can cause. How appetizing.

Jacob Sullum | January 30, 2001

Once again we've got an inarticulate president with no discernible ideology, who wants to be known for his achievements in education and is keen to tell people that he cares. He's even got the same name. Spooky.

Bill Murchison | January 30, 2001

"Lordy!'' I started to exclaim, before catching myself. Madalyn Murray O'Hair wouldn't have liked such a reaction to the apparent discovery this week of the grave in which a murderous associate stashed her, along with a son and granddaughter.

John Leo | January 30, 2001

Old-fashioned crimes -- perjury, obstruction of justice and illegal fund-raising -- may draw lots of yawns in Washington today, but there's a new offense that the town takes with great seriousness: insensitivity.

Mon, Jan 29, 2001

Debra J. Saunders | January 29, 2001

If you knew that students at the San Francisco Edison Charter Academy, which is run by Edison Schools Inc. of New York, were reading appreciably better, would you still oppose the school?

Bruce Bartlett | January 29, 2001

Last Thursday, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan testified before the Senate Budget Committee. Opponents of tax cuts were dismayed to find Greenspan supporting reductions in the federal tax burden.

Robert Novak | January 29, 2001

The coolly crafted character assassination of John Ashcroft by the left-wing coalition attacking his nomination as attorney general has gone largely unanswered by passive Republican senators who are supposed to defend him.

William F. Buckley | January 29, 2001

The new president has a great deal on his mind, added to which is the burden, imposed by past legislation and executive order, to conclude the civil war in Colombia.

Sun, Jan 28, 2001

George Will | January 28, 2001

Comedian Robin Williams says cocaine is God's way of telling users that they have too much money. The XFL is God's way of telling America that it has too much leisure time.

Charles Krauthammer | January 28, 2001

The Bush inaugural was remarkable for its modesty. It was spare, restrained. No grandiloquent singer. No poet (remember Maya Angelou going on about ``the Jew'' and ``the Sioux'' at Clinton's first inaugural?).