Delay of the House vote on the "patients' bill of rights" followed a contentious closed-door meeting of House Republican whips in which opposition was voiced against the Republican alternative sponsored by Rep. Ernie Fletcher of Kentucky.
Whoever would have predicted even three months ago that stem-cell research would occupy the presidential mind and roil congressional heavy thinkers? But here it is, much like abortion (about which more later).
-->"De-policing" occurs after riots and demonstrations against police behavior. Shell-shocked or resentful, police overlook a lot of suspicious behavior. They stop trying to prevent low-level crime and simply react to 911 calls. Crime soars.
How about that strike zone? The other day it made front pages. Why?
About a month ago we published a questionnaire on President Bush. The poll was spurred on by news that Bush's poll numbers were dipping amid widespread concern over the California energy crisis, environmental concerns and a shakeup in the congressional balance of power with the defection of Rep. Jim Jeffords to the Democrats.
I've nearly died waiting, but it can finally be said: The feminists were right about one thing. Some portion of pro-life men would be pro-choice if they were capable of getting pregnant.
While President Bush is on another international trip, Democratic leaders are so busy undermining him that they don't realize it is they, not Bush, who are compromising the international stature and strategic interests of the United States.
What is Gary Condit? Ideologically speaking, that is.
On the eve of President Bush's departure for this weekend's G-8 Summit in Genoa, Italy, Russian President Vladimir Putin and communist China's Jiang Zemin sat down in Moscow, the only city on the planet currently protected by a ballistic missile defense system, and signed a 20-year "Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation."