Sat, Aug 25, 2001

Robert Novak | August 25, 2001

Close political associates of Sen. Jesse Helms are boosting Elizabeth Dole as his successor in North Carolina, and the senator himself is said to be fond of her though he is unlikely to make a formal endorsement for the Republican nomination.

Fri, Aug 24, 2001

Thomas Sowell | August 24, 2001

About this time every year, high school seniors and their parents start trying to figure out how to choose a college.

Michelle Malkin | August 24, 2001

When it rains, it pours. For social and economic conservatives, the torrent of bad news this summer has been relentless: President Bush's cave-in on government funding of embryonic stem-cell research.

Brent Bozell | August 24, 2001

Bill Clinton may be the toast of Harlem, N.Y., but the corrosive effects of his political chutzpah are still poisoning Washington. Look no further than the shameful performance of Gary Condit, who's decided to end the stonewalling tactic.

Larry Elder | August 24, 2001

Two years ago, NAACP President Kweisi Mfume called the television networks -- ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox -- "the most segregated industry in America."

Mona Charen | August 24, 2001

"The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" featured a panel discussion about Sen. Jesse Helms's career the other night. It offered PBS balance -- on a three-man panel, two disliked or despised Helms, and one supported him.

Cal Thomas | August 24, 2001

The Rev. Al Sharpton, another minister without church portfolio, is forming an exploratory committee to run for president.

Oliver North | August 24, 2001

Former federal prosecutor, three-term Arkansas congressman, and Clinton nemesis, Asa Hutchinson, took over the beleaguered Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this week. The so-called mainstream media was there.

Marvin Olasky | August 24, 2001

Washington was buzzing this week about the resignation of John J. DiIulio, director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.

Thu, Aug 23, 2001

Ann Coulter | August 23, 2001

It now turns out the same people who are hysterical about the possibility of executing the innocent are also hysterical about the idea of executing the guilty.

Thomas Sowell | August 23, 2001

The motto used to be: "Boys will be boys." Today, the motto seems to be: "Boys will be medicated."

Brent Bozell | August 23, 2001

Brian Lowry reports on the television business for its hometown paper, the Los Angeles Times.

Debra J. Saunders | August 23, 2001

"The English-speaking world's first injection centre" for heroin and other users -- as its spokesman Pat Kennedy called it

Emmett Tyrrell | August 23, 2001

The welfare reform bill of 1996 is now widely recognized to be a tremendous success. Thus, allow me to render a prophesy.

George Will | August 23, 2001

The thing about criminals is, even some of the smartest are not very bright. Even the former college professor with a Berkeley degree in marine biology who also was a bank robber.

Armstrong Williams | August 23, 2001

The Democratic leadership in the Senate believes that God should be killed. Short of this, however, they are willing to erase him from our public space.

Wed, Aug 22, 2001

Michelle Malkin | August 22, 2001

President Bush showed spirited common sense on environmental policies -- before he got elected.

Walter E. Williams | August 22, 2001

John McWhorter, linguistics professor at the Berkeley campus of the University of California, has written a compelling essay in the summer 2001 issue of City Journal titled, "Toward a Usable Black History."

Jonah Goldberg | August 22, 2001

"The president's on vacation; can America survive?" This has been the not-too-subtle theme of the hundreds of stories about President Bush spending "too much," "a lot" or a "record-breaking amount" of time on his ranch in Texas.

David Limbaugh | August 22, 2001

Liberal Democrats seem to be guided by a worldview that sees man as perfectible and government as the primary change-agent. They rarely confront a problem for which they don’t envision a government solution.

Cal Thomas | August 22, 2001

When President Bush returns to Washington, he'll face a carefully planned ambush by Democrats who will repeat their successful strategy of striking fear into the hearts of the uninformed.

Linda Chavez | August 22, 2001

President Bush is making a big play for Hispanics, even at the risk of offending some members of his conservative base.

Phyllis Schlafly | August 22, 2001

Perhaps one good result of President Bush's toying with the unpopular notion of granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens is that Americans are starting to have a frank debate about the constitutional, cultural, social, moral and economic questions involved.

Maggie Gallagher | August 22, 2001

Across America, everything is coming up cows.

Kathleen Parker | August 22, 2001

This probably isn't a good week to defend the traditional American family. After all, Andrea and Russell Yates were about as traditional as they come.

Marvin Olasky | August 22, 2001

President Bush is under fire from conservatives for not swinging at the first affirmative action fastball to come hurtling across the plate -- but he made the right decision to wait for a pitch he can hit out of the park.

Ross Mackenzie | August 22, 2001

During his campaign for the presidency, George Bush repeatedly made the bugle-cry pledge to a beleaguered military, "Help is on the way."

Jack Kemp | August 22, 2001

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the foundation of medical "science" was based on the four body humors: blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile.

Robert Novak | August 22, 2001

The overwrought reaction to last week's resignation of John DiIulio, the Democratic social scientist in charge of President Bush's faith-based initiative, is usually evoked only when a presidential aide departs in disgrace.

Tue, Aug 21, 2001

Oliver North | August 21, 2001

The dictionary I have on my desk defines xenophobia as "the undue contempt or fear of strangers or foreigners."

Frank Gaffney | August 21, 2001

According to the South China Morning Post, Joseph Prueher told an audience in Seattle that the PRC's "People's Liberation Army was 'not very potent' as a fighting force, even though China yearned for a strong military that matched its standing in the world."

Jacob Sullum | August 21, 2001

The cover shows a woman in a white biohazard suit standing in front of a staircase, her face obscured by a respirator mask.

Bill Murchison | August 21, 2001

A writer for the New York Times makes known that Texans (bloodthirsty gunslingers as we are) are starting to waver in our well-known support for the death penalty.

Robert Novak | August 21, 2001

In a capital city deserted in August, anxiety knots stomachs of Republicans left in Washington.

Bruce Bartlett | August 21, 2001

The President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security meets again Wednesday to discuss ways of maintaining the system's solvency and viability.

Mon, Aug 20, 2001

Ann Coulter | August 20, 2001

Long before "Survivor" and "Chains of Love," there was "Queen for a Day," the original reality show.

Thomas Sowell | August 20, 2001

There was a certain painful irony when Barry Bonds recently passed Mickey Mantle in lifetime home runs.

Jonah Goldberg | August 20, 2001

A Mexican suicide bomber walked into a pizza restaurant in a Santa Fe, N.M., mall this morning, killing at least 15 people, mostly children. Up to a hundred others were wounded.

Suzanne Fields | August 20, 2001

When George W. Bush was asked during last year's presidential campaign to name his favorite philosopher, and he replied Jesus Christ, he was rewarded with titters of contempt from the sophisticated elites.

Kathleen Parker | August 20, 2001

It's always enlightening - and a little disturbing - when issues divide almost uniformly along gender lines. Such was the case in response to a recent column I wrote about Andrea Yates, the Texas woman who is charged with drowning her five children.

William F. Buckley | August 20, 2001

If you want a problem for which there is no solution -- zero solution -- it is the problem of the war dead.

John McCaslin | August 20, 2001

We're told that Ben McKay and Dan Berger, chief political strategists for Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, who is weighing a run for Congress in 2002, have paid a visit to the National Republican Congressional Committee on Capitol Hill, where they have interviewed prospective campaign staff, consultants and vendors.

John Leo | August 20, 2001

The price of lobster salad hit $60 per pound at Loaves and Fishes, a tiny specialty food shop a couple of miles down the road from our summer place in the Hamptons.