Sun, Jun 03, 2001

Larry Elder | June 03, 2001

Whatever happened to the presumption of innocence? California Attorney General Bill Lockyer apparently missed that lesson in law school.

Debra J. Saunders | June 03, 2001

The irony is that while Gov. Gray Davis keeps demanding that President Bush impose wholesale price caps to save his state, Davis has made it easier for Dubya not to.

Emmett Tyrrell | June 03, 2001

With the bizarre shuffling of leadership in the Senate, Sen. Orin Hatch, he of the colorful neckties, is about to be replaced as chairman of the Judiciary Committee by Sen. Patrick Leahy, he of the spotless reputation for fairness.

George Will | June 03, 2001

A doctrine prevalent in prestigious law schools is that language is ``open-textured'' and ``indeterminate,'' and hence the users of words have vast latitude in infusing them with meanings.

Sat, Jun 02, 2001

Ann Coulter | June 02, 2001

Listening to the breathless news coverage, you would think Sen. Jim Jeffords' defection from the Republican Party was the greatest patriotic act since the Army Rangers scaled the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc.

Jonah Goldberg | June 02, 2001

Jews have enough to worry about.

Suzanne Fields | June 02, 2001

Every schoolchild ought to see "Pearl Harbor" with a grown-up who actually knows a little history (or who has at least read an occasional newspaper).

Maggie Gallagher | June 02, 2001

I told some poker chums over the weekend I'd be talking about "divorce ceremonies" on CBS's "The Early Show." A new book, "A Healing Divorce" by Phil and Barbara Penningroth, claims a divorce ritual can help end the acrimony.

Ross Mackenzie | June 02, 2001

Vermont may make China look good.

William F. Buckley | June 02, 2001

The monsoon of data and analysis and ululation over the energy problem has the effect of obscuring first principles.

Kathleen Parker | June 02, 2001

Talk about your worst Washington nightmare. You're a married congressman; you're "close friends" with a young female intern; she suddenly disappears.

Kathleen Parker | June 02, 2001

It can't be easy - or much fun - being the daughter of the president of the United States, especially if you're a college gal who enjoys a beer now and then. Most do.

Robert Novak | June 02, 2001

The decision by Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware to assume the Foreign Relations instead of the Judiciary chairmanship in the Democratic takeover of the Senate did not please either the White House or business lobbyists.

Fri, Jun 01, 2001

Michelle Malkin | June 01, 2001

Let us, for a moment, take the sex-education pushers at their word: If you teach a child how to use a condom, you're promoting safety -- not usage.

Brent Bozell | June 01, 2001

Bernard Goldberg worked in the network news business for decades, and he thinks the notion that media liberals deliberately plot to squelch, smear and skewer conservatives in their newscasts is bunk.

Mona Charen | June 01, 2001

"Face time" is what staffers to the powerful covet -- one-on-one encounters with the person who wields power.

Oliver North | June 01, 2001

Before Congress returns to Washington on June 5, Republicans must stop trying to place blame for the defection of Vermont liberal Jim Jeffords and start contemplating ways to preserve "The Bush Agenda" from attack by a gloating Tom Daschle and his "new Democrat" majority in the Senate.

Debra J. Saunders | June 01, 2001

When there's evidence that a traditional form of teaching works well, California educrats are swift to act.

Thu, May 31, 2001

Michelle Malkin | May 31, 2001

President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" school reform proposal passed in the House last week.

Brent Bozell | May 31, 2001

During the Monica Lewinsky uproar, New York Times columnist Frank Rich argued that since a majority of Americans didn't want Bill Clinton to leave office, his sleaziness ultimately didn't matter.

Jonah Goldberg | May 31, 2001

Here's a story for John McCain.

Cal Thomas | May 31, 2001

Most people don't have a clue about what it takes, or what it costs, to get fuel from its source to our homes and vehicles.

John McCaslin | May 31, 2001

At the same time the Washington press corps was scurrying about the U.S. Capitol to learn more about the Republican defection of Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont, former President Gerald R. Ford was visiting the historic Old Senate Chamber

Robert Novak | May 31, 2001

With the Jim Jeffords defection casting a pall over Republicans, President Bush's aides last Saturday perceived insufficient enthusiasm over passage of tax reduction.

William F. Buckley | May 31, 2001

The mating dance, Washington-Moscow, almost takes us back to the Cold War years, which continue to be informative.

Armstrong Williams | May 31, 2001

Much of the tension regarding skin pigmentation in this country is rooted in the cultural patterns wrought by slavery.

Wed, May 30, 2001

Walter E. Williams | May 30, 2001

American education will never be improved until we address a problem seen as too delicate to discuss.

Cal Thomas | May 30, 2001

President Bush's education bill will pass Congress, but apparently without the voucher provision the President wanted so parents might give their children the best education available, regardless of financial circumstances.

Debra J. Saunders | May 30, 2001

Move over, John McCain. It doesn't matter that you voted against the Bush tax cut.

Linda Chavez | May 30, 2001

If it were possible to wipe out the legacy of slavery by writing a big, fat check, I'd be all for it.

Bill Murchison | May 30, 2001

By Sunday morning, and the onset of the political talk shows, Republicans were in full apology mode.

Jacob Sullum | May 30, 2001

Polygamists complain that Tom Green is giving them a bad name.

George Will | May 30, 2001

WASHINGTON----The answers are: 49, 49, 49, 49, 48, 48, 48, 49, 48. The questions are:

Bruce Bartlett | May 30, 2001

Well, there was some good news for Republicans in the switch of Vermont Sen. James Jeffords from Republican to de facto Democrat: It got the tax bill through conference in record time.

Marvin Olasky | May 30, 2001

Just on the other side of the Cumberland River from downtown Nashville, Tenn., sits a Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center that the Clinton administration punched in the mouth in 1998.

Tue, May 29, 2001

Debra J. Saunders | May 29, 2001

Bad laws are like viruses. If one city or state passes a stupid, heavy-handed law, the whole country gets the bug.

Mon, May 28, 2001

Suzanne Fields | May 28, 2001

Nothing so divides conservatives these days as the notion of government money to support "faith-based" social services.

Robert Novak | May 28, 2001

The puzzling question of why Sen. Jim Jeffords should suddenly decide that, after 25 years, life as a congressional Republican had become intolerable was answered for some GOP colleagues by Sen. Strom Thurmond's appearance Monday night.

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.

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.

Charles Krauthammer | May 27, 2001

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