This Wednesday the court will hear arguments in another case which, if sensibly decided, might effectively refute the Medford, N.J., public school that considered Zachary's literary tastes in first grade unconstitutional.
Though I may be tempted to apologize for again discussing the perpetual motion machine known as the Clinton scandals, I refuse on the grounds that everyone else is doing it. And under liberal mores one cannot be guilty of something "if everyone else is doing it."
Ever since racial quotas in college admissions were banned by Proposition 209 in California and by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas, academics and politicians have been racking their brains to come up with something that would allow quotas to continue under new names.
Here in Washington, D.C., there are thousands of foreign officials with diplomatic immunity. Generally, this raises few problems. One hitch, though, is that throughout Washington, foreign diplomats tend to park their cars wherever they want, secure in the knowledge that they'll never have to pay parking tickets or fines.
Sign me up with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation on this one -- Eminem, who was nominated for four Grammys this year, is a creep of major proportions. His loathsome prattle is the most offensive fare since 2 Live Crew or Marilyn Manson.
"I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do is fulfill my profession." -- Hillary Clinton, 1992, regarding allegations that her Arkansas governor husband funneled money to her law firm.
The ostensible rationale is that a majority of Israelis want a government of national unity. But this is no government of national unity. This is a government of political convenience, a safety net for careerist politicians.
Everything you are supposed to know about campaign finance reform is wrong. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that everything Sen. John McCain wants you to know about campaign finance reform is wrong.
And so the civilized inhabitants of the Republic have suffered another outburst of Red Alerts from that sour minority of Neo-Puritans who, from the discomfort of their health-food shops and earth shoes, admonish the rest of us against having a good time.
When I opened my newspaper Monday morning and saw the oversized, extra-bold headline, my immediate reaction was that the United States must have declared war, or the president had been assassinated. What else would command this kind of news treatment?
Tests, standards and accountability are being advocated as the solution to the problems of public school education. Those are such good words; why can't they do the job?
Well, catch Warren Buffett! He is worried that the estate tax might be eliminated. Mr. Buffett, who is reported to be the fourth-richest man in America, isn't going to wait for Congress to take his advice to maintain the tax. He will do it himself
Two odd and recent news stories got little attention in the mainstream press. A Pennsylvania woman, fired after a long record of obnoxious behavior, sued her employer in federal court and won a key ruling.