Sun, May 20, 2001

John Leo | May 20, 2001

The traditional American family had a terrific April followed by a terrible May.

Kathleen Parker | May 20, 2001

At about 7 a.m. one day in September 1999, at a home on a dead-end road in rural North Carolina, a 2-year-old girl put her jammies into the hamper and was about to get dressed when she remembered her new kitten.

William F. Buckley | May 20, 2001

Perry Como died in his sleep, and one comments, How else? He was, if not the founder of the casual mode, its pre-eminent prince, and his reputation was made mostly by that attitude toward music.

Charles Krauthammer | May 20, 2001

On May 6, the Israeli Navy intercepted a Lebanese ship headed for Gaza.

Sat, May 19, 2001

David Limbaugh | May 19, 2001

Of all the books chronicling the post-presidential election legal imbroglio in Florida, only one rocketed to No. 5 on the New York Times bBestseller list its first week.

Robert Novak | May 19, 2001

Sen. Max Baucus of Montana, senior Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee who has collaborated in a bipartisan compromise tax cut, was beaten up by colleagues for the second straight week at Tuesday's conference of Democratic senators.

Fri, May 18, 2001

Michelle Malkin | May 18, 2001

There's nothing like stiff competition to bring out the worst in government.

Brent Bozell | May 18, 2001

Since Sunday is a slow news day, Monday's newspaper often carries curious front-page articles, curious because it is so hard to understand their newsworthiness.

Larry Elder | May 18, 2001

Ebony, a monthly black magazine, puts out an annual list of the "100+ Most Influential Black Americans."

Jonah Goldberg | May 18, 2001

According to the Shinto religion, the world rests on the back of a turtle.

Mona Charen | May 18, 2001

During the Cold War, we were often invited to see ourselves and our adversaries, the communists, as two "super-powers" vying for world hegemony.

Oliver North | May 18, 2001

Way back in the days of the Evil Empire, when the Soviet Union was still a major threat to the United States and our allies, it was thought wise to play the People's Republic of China (PRC) against Moscow.

Debra J. Saunders | May 18, 2001

As Former San Francisco schools chief Bill Rojas left City Hall Tuesday -- he had just finished testifying before a committee looking into the school district's sorry and fraud-ridden finances -- he greeted San Francisco school board member Dan Kelly.

Emmett Tyrrell | May 18, 2001

Apropos of the Clinton bitter-enders' ambush of the Bush administration's nominee for solicitor general, Theodore B. Olson, let me say this.

John McCaslin | May 18, 2001

It comes as no surprise that the Republican-led Congress is undertaking Capitol Hill's first extensive re-examination of immigration law since 1965.

Thu, May 17, 2001

Ann Coulter | May 17, 2001

As part of the ongoing war preparations for the next Big One -- the battle over the courts -- liberals have been denouncing President Bush for injecting politics into the process.

Brent Bozell | May 17, 2001

John F. Harris of the Washington Post spent six years on the White House beat during the low, dishonest Clinton years.

Brent Bozell | May 17, 2001

John F. Harris of the Washington Post spent six years on the White House beat during the low, dishonest Clinton years.

Cal Thomas | May 17, 2001

A U.S. Airways contest invites children to write an essay about their father or "father figure" for Father's Day.

Maggie Gallagher | May 17, 2001

You have to admire Rich Lowry, editor of National Review.

Robert Novak | May 17, 2001

In the days preceding today's (Thursday's) unveiling of his energy program, President Bush found himself in a peculiar situation.

Kathleen Parker | May 17, 2001

In the unlikeliest of reactions, I felt a surprising rush of relief when Timothy McVeigh's execution was delayed.

Ross Mackenzie | May 17, 2001

These aging bones required three-score years to make it to continental Europe for much more than a plane change. One returns from there - essentially Paris, Normandy and Holland by foot, bicycle, automobile and barge - with a swirl of random impressions.

Bruce Bartlett | May 17, 2001

George W. Bush talks a great deal about the importance of lowering the top income-tax rate as a boost to small businesses.

George Will | May 17, 2001

Five days after President Bush made his first judicial nominations, the Supreme Court did something serendipitous.

Wed, May 16, 2001

Michelle Malkin | May 16, 2001

The "Million" Mom March fell about 999,800 bodies short this year.

Walter E. Williams | May 16, 2001

Arthur M. Schlesinger wrote in "The Disuniting of America": "History is to the nation ... as memory is to the individual.

Jonah Goldberg | May 16, 2001

"That part of the (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) is one of the bleakest, most remote places on this continent, and there is hardly any other where drilling would have less impact on the surrounding life."

David Limbaugh | May 16, 2001

I’m trying not to be defensive here, but can you tell me why Attorney General John Ashcroft’s morning Bible study in his offices at the Justice Department is newsworthy?

Debra J. Saunders | May 16, 2001

Those of you who cheered last year when federal agents stormed the home of the American Gonzalez family to spirit away young Elian -- because the Gonzalezes shouldn't be allowed to flout the law -- should love the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against medical marijuana and the Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative.

Phyllis Schlafly | May 16, 2001

While the education debate in Congress revolves around standards, testing, accountability and spending, 3,000 miles away on the Left Coast, very different factors have leaped to center stage.

Jack Kemp | May 16, 2001

Last year Lerone Bennett, a distinguished African-American scholar from the left side of the political spectrum, published an attack on Abraham Lincoln, "Forced Into Glory."

John McCaslin | May 16, 2001

Blame high prices at the gas pumps on "rich yuppies," says Tennessee Rep. John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr.

Armstrong Williams | May 16, 2001

When George W. Bush first announced his education proposal I praised it as something no less pervasive than the beginning of a new civil rights movement.

William F. Buckley | May 16, 2001

It is a big confusing sprawl of a judicial system, but there are those who love it, and it takes lifelong love for our system, after weighing the Supreme Court's decision. The anomalies knock you down, but there is still light.

Tue, May 15, 2001

Thomas Sowell | May 15, 2001

A reader in Michigan says that he has been living in retirement on $15,000 a year -- about $5,000 from Social Security and about $10,000 from stocks he owns in Southern California Edison.

Mona Charen | May 15, 2001

The big lead story on the front page of The Washington Post Monday morning is the shocking news about what John Ashcroft has been caught doing in his office -- praying!

Cal Thomas | May 15, 2001

Even before President Bush nominated his first group of judges to the federal bench, liberal politicians began tossing rhetorical grenades.

Debra J. Saunders | May 15, 2001

One, it's a small point, but worth noting, that Sudan did not replace the United States on the U.N. Human Rights Commission. The United Nations elects members to the commission in blocs.

Linda Chavez | May 15, 2001

John Ashcroft's Pentecostal Christian faith makes some people uncomfortable. You could feel it in the way some senators gingerly danced around the issue when Ashcroft was nominated to be attorney general.

Bill Murchison | May 15, 2001

Back, for the briefest of glances, to Timothy McVeigh; one moment he's a goner, the next, a revived symbol of our present moral/intellectual agitation.

Jacob Sullum | May 15, 2001

Last fall, when a Cook County judge dismissed Chicago's lawsuit against gun manufacturers, Mayor Richard Daley condemned "the suburban gun dealer who supplies Chicago street gangs with weapons that snuff out the lives of innocent children."

Marvin Olasky | May 15, 2001

I didn't learn much about vacations when growing up in the '50s and '60s, as my family didn't much believe in them.

Mon, May 14, 2001

Suzanne Fields | May 14, 2001

The architect is proud of his new city. He takes a guest on a tour of it, showing him that the design is not only beautiful, but technologically manipulated sunshine has been harnessed to provide a perfect climate for its fortunate dwellers.

Bruce Bartlett | May 14, 2001

Having lost the battle to George W. Bush over whether there should be a big tax cut this year, Democrats are now fighting specific provisions of his plan.

Kathleen Parker | May 14, 2001

Millions of moms took to the streets on Mother's Day, marching in cities across the nation to protest just about everything, while creating gridlock on America's highways and panic in Hallmark's executive boardrooms.

Robert Novak | May 14, 2001

A loyal Republican congressman, heartsick that George W. Bush had capitulated to Ted Kennedy and George Miller on education, last Thursday asked a House GOP leader to explain.

Sun, May 13, 2001

David Limbaugh | May 13, 2001

How dare Ted Olson thwart Al Gore’s attempted coup of the presidency? Well, for some Democrats, it’s now payback time.

Robert Novak | May 13, 2001

Republicans in Congress, particularly members of the California delegation, privately accuse Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force of providing no cover from constituents' anger over soaring energy prices.

John Leo | May 13, 2001

Now we have a big national study on bullying, and the problem with it is right there in the first paragraph: Bullying behavior may be "verbal (e.g., name-calling, threats), physical (e.g., hitting) or psychological (e.g., rumors, shunning-exclusion)."

George Will | May 13, 2001

Given ancient traditions, and contemporary resentments of America's global ascendancy, it is fanciful to think that the priest who lives here, hard by Lake Michigan, might one day be summoned to the west bank of the Tiber River to hold the world's oldest office.

William F. Buckley | May 13, 2001

Most journeymen I know who are in the business, myself included, wince at comprehensive references to "the press." This is so in part because editors, reporters, columnists and researchers have their own opinions about public people and public events and are annoyed by collective generalizations. Everyone craves singularity.<