Sun, May 27, 2001

Thomas Sowell | May 27, 2001

In the years ahead, more violent criminals may be walking the street, some taking the lives of law-abiding citizens, because someone in the White House couldn't keep his big mouth shut about how they were going to retaliate against Republican Senator Jim Jeffords for not voting the way the administration wanted him to.

Debra J. Saunders | May 27, 2001

Owen R. Smith shows me an envelope with clippings about that most infamous day. A photo shows his ship, the light cruiser Phoenix, as it moved through battleship row in Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941.

Kathleen Parker | May 27, 2001

The new census report showing a decline of the traditional nuclear family has unleashed a Niagara of punditry and a defensive howl from members of The New American Family.

William F. Buckley | May 27, 2001

You need only know Jim Jeffords to trust his motives, I've heard it said (three times) in 24 hours.

John Leo | May 27, 2001

David Horowitz's ad in college newspapers arguing against reparations for slavery was bound to provoke imitators with the same goal: showing how hostile to free speech our campus culture has become.

Charles Krauthammer | May 27, 2001

Left to right is the usual ideological trajectory in most people's lives.

George Will | May 27, 2001

Decoration Day, as it was called when Americans still vividly remembered what it was they were supposed to be remembering, used to be May 30, no matter what, never mind the pleasures, commercial and recreational, of a three- day weekend.

Sat, May 26, 2001

David Limbaugh | May 26, 2001

Senator Jeffords didn’t decide to defect from the Republican Party because President Bush snubbed him -- and if he did, it says much more about his pettiness than Bush’s.

Mona Charen | May 26, 2001

If ever a man was destined to become a communist, it was Ron Radosh -- a classic Red Diaper baby.

Oliver North | May 26, 2001

President George W. Bush set out to make this a great Memorial Day for those who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Debra J. Saunders | May 26, 2001

Oakland mayor Jerry Brown is a big booster of the city's "Operation Beat Feet" program that allows the city to seize cars driven by those who solicit prostitutes or try to buy drugs on the street.

Phyllis Schlafly | May 26, 2001

The attempt this year to reprise last year's Million Mom March was a dud, attracting only about 200 demonstrators, and the Democrats' political gurus are whining about how Al Gore's pro-gun-control stance cost him votes last year in crucial states.

Jack Kemp | May 26, 2001

When Winston Churchill switched from the Tory Party to the Liberal Party in 1904, he said, "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles, others their principles for the sake of their party."

Robert Novak | May 26, 2001

Even before the loss of majority status was fully realized by Republican senators after the defection of Sen. James Jeffords, they were pointing fingers at Republican Leader Trent Lott as being responsible for the calamity.

Fri, May 25, 2001

Brent Bozell | May 25, 2001

On CNN the other night, Peter Jennings was asked by Larry King if there was a slant to news reporting.

Jonah Goldberg | May 25, 2001

Here's a rule of thumb nobody's bothered to lay out because it's so obvious: When someone like Byrd says he's lifted himself above politics, watch your wallet.

Jonah Goldberg | May 25, 2001

In one episode of "The Simpsons" the town's evil billionaire, Monty Burns, runs for governor.

Suzanne Fields | May 25, 2001

The wedding march is from Wagner's Lohengrin, the bride wears a long white gown. The ceremony is designer chic and color-coded for glamour.

Ross Mackenzie | May 25, 2001

Jim Jeffords? The nominal Republican and Vermont leftie will switch parties and thereby give Senate control to the Democrats?

John McCaslin | May 25, 2001

"For those of you visiting from the East Coast, the band does not take regularly scheduled breaks. It just waits for the rolling blackouts."

Thu, May 24, 2001

Ann Coulter | May 24, 2001

Last week, every Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted against Ted Olson, Bush's nominee for solicitor general.

Thomas Sowell | May 24, 2001

The red-legged frog is only the latest of many supposedly endangered species whose habitats may be kept off-limits to human beings, even if that means stopping the building of much-needed housing.

Brent Bozell | May 24, 2001

Those poor, poor French intellectuals. All they want is to enjoy their oh-so-refined, oh-so-enlightened society and culture.

Larry Elder | May 24, 2001

"America's Greatest Problem: Not Crime, Racism or Bad Schools -- It's Illegitimacy," reads Chapter 5 from my book, "The Ten Things You Can't Say in America."

Maggie Gallagher | May 24, 2001

Frank Rich is not a man to get excited by porn.

Emmett Tyrrell | May 24, 2001

My sardonic friend, Robert H. Bork, has filed an astounding observation.

Bruce Bartlett | May 24, 2001

In his recently released energy plan, George W. Bush put most of the emphasis on increasing energy supplies -- increased oil and gas drilling, new refineries, and more power plants, including nuclear.

William F. Buckley | May 24, 2001

The event at the Kennedy Library in Boston was pretty heady historical stuff.

Wed, May 23, 2001

Michelle Malkin | May 23, 2001

The hallowed waters that surround the sunken U.S.S. Arizona murmur gently like eternal witnesses to history.

Walter E. Williams | May 23, 2001

One needn't be a rocket scientist to create California's energy problems.

David Limbaugh | May 23, 2001

Critics of the United Nations are getting more ammunition each week to prove that this international body is not exactly an America-friendly entity.

Debra J. Saunders | May 23, 2001

"You are preapproved for a Gold MasterCard that celebrates puppies and kittens," the mailer purred.

Bill Murchison | May 23, 2001

As the saying goes, in for a penny, in for a pound -- meaning, when you've knocked political correctness a few times and been knocked right back by those who esteem and practice it, you haven't much reputation left for High-Mindedness.

Bruce Bartlett | May 23, 2001

One of the interesting things about the Bush administration is its willingness to press far-reaching initiatives on several fronts simultaneously.

Robert Novak | May 23, 2001

The dirty little secret about President Bush's education bill is that his top adviser on his top issue doesn't like the thousand-page measure passed by the House on Wednesday.

Tue, May 22, 2001

Mona Charen | May 22, 2001

God bless Bill O'Reilly. Really.

Cal Thomas | May 22, 2001

While the press focuses on the escalation of killing and retaliation in and around Israel, it mostly ignores the fires of hate against Jews that are being stoked to insure that violence continues.

Debra J. Saunders | May 22, 2001

Californians are demanding that George W. Bush do something about California's energy woes.

Linda Chavez | May 22, 2001

How's your Urdu? What about your Tagalog? No idea what I'm talking about? Well, if you do business with the federal government, it's time you took a crash course -- in languages, that is.

Phyllis Schlafly | May 22, 2001

Most conservatives are so happy that we now have a president who has restored dignity to the White House.

Jacob Sullum | May 22, 2001

The first time I filled a prescription for Claritin, I did a double take when I saw the price: about $70 for 30 tablets.

Marvin Olasky | May 22, 2001

Next Monday's Memorial Day is a time to remember those who suffered and died to give the rest of us liberty and security.

Jack Kemp | May 22, 2001

Success in politics, as in governing, requires getting the big things right, and President George W. Bush succeeds in getting the big things right in his sweeping new energy plan.

Mon, May 21, 2001

Suzanne Fields | May 21, 2001

They've been called the men of "the greatest generation." In the usual course of human events, the men of the greatest generation should have been dancing, laughing, loving and playing. But they weren't.

Robert Novak | May 21, 2001

Ted Olson is an old Washington hand, not known for naivete. Yet, he never expected that his nomination for solicitor general of the United States would be opposed by all nine Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Bruce Bartlett | May 21, 2001

In recent days, the class warriors have been out in force.

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.