Sat, Feb 16, 2002

David Limbaugh | February 16, 2002

Whatever you do, don't tune out on the issue of campaign finance reform because it seems complex or esoteric. The House's passage of the Shays-Meehan campaign finance bill portends deep trouble for this constitutional republic.

Robert Novak | February 16, 2002

House Speaker Dennis Hastert ignored a warning from Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott that if the Republican-controlled House passed a third economic stimulus bill, it might result in Senate passage of Majority Leader Tom Daschle's version.

Fri, Feb 15, 2002

Ann Coulter | February 15, 2002

The poor's sense of class superiority over the rich is getting out of hand.

Thomas Sowell | February 15, 2002

Back in Biblical times, the word "shibboleth" was used as a password, because people from one side could say it easily and their enemies couldn't. It identified who you were and which side you were on.

Michelle Malkin | February 15, 2002

There's a rigged competition going on in politics that you won't see on television this week. It's the deceptive speed-spending race to fix our immigration enforcement woes.

Brent Bozell | February 15, 2002

For all the sexual content on prime-time television, it's been quite rare to see two characters engaged in simulated coitus.

Jonah Goldberg | February 15, 2002

Reformers have an unfair advantage: the word "reform." For example, this week the House of Representatives passed the Shays-Meehan campaign finance "reform."

Mona Charen | February 15, 2002

The press cannot seem to get enough of John Walker Lindh His hirsute and filthy face has filled our screens dozens of times since he was apprehended in Afghanistan

Oliver North | February 15, 2002

They never really change. The post-World War II political Left around the globe -- and particularly in this country -- have always hated to play offense.

Debra J. Saunders | February 15, 2002

On Tuesday, President Bush announced a new Drug Control Strategy with the goal of reducing illegal drug use in America by 25 percent over five years.

Jacob Sullum | February 15, 2002

Soon tourists who visit Washington, D.C., won't have to worry about bringing cameras. The police will be taking their pictures.

Charles Krauthammer | February 15, 2002

After the largest bankruptcy in American history, it is no surprise that commentators and politicians are waxing loquacious about the dangers of deregulation (energy in particular), the unreliability of markets and the urgent need for oversight and legislation to keep the system fair and honest.

Ross Mackenzie | February 15, 2002

Liberalism has reigned in the nation's major urban newspapers for at least a century - prevailing in newsrooms and editorial departments, and heavily Pulitzered. The reason is not elusive.

John McCaslin | February 15, 2002

A Roosevelt, a Rockefeller and an Eisenhower appeared on Capitol Hill this week to oppose oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Thu, Feb 14, 2002

Thomas Sowell | February 14, 2002

The Enron scandal was welcomed like an unexpected Christmas present by Democrats who, together with much of the media, have tried to tie the scandal to the Bush administration.

Jonah Goldberg | February 14, 2002

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a column criticizing anti-globalization protestors as a bunch of kids "with open-toed shoes and closed minds."

Cal Thomas | February 14, 2002

President Bush has opened a second front in the war on terrorism. He wants to revamp bloated and broken programs long in need of revitalization.

Emmett Tyrrell | February 14, 2002

Is there not anyone out there among America's famously outspoken pundits willing to utter a kind word for Enron?

George Will | February 14, 2002

Pandering is part of politics, but President Bush tiptoed to the edge of parody when, addressing cattlemen, he said the Sept. 11 terrorists underestimated American toughness because they ``had never been to a National Cattlemen's Convention,''

Bruce Bartlett | February 14, 2002

In a few weeks, Congress will have to raise the public debt limit.

Kathleen Parker | February 14, 2002

One of the stranger subtexts of the recent Enron saga - as well as 9-11 - has been the search for meaning in the gender universe.

Robert Novak | February 14, 2002

Why are North Carolina Republicans nervous about retaining the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Jesse Helms?

Ross Mackenzie | February 14, 2002

Do network television and major bastions of the press lean to the left? The Media Research Center diligently monitors what mainline pressies say on television.

Wed, Feb 13, 2002

Michelle Malkin | February 13, 2002

Newsflash: The woman who helped launder Al Gore's Buddhist temple money has not served a single day in jail. And she probably never will.

Walter E. Williams | February 13, 2002

Racial preferences, quotas and affirmative action in university admission practices have lost political and, increasingly, legal support.

David Limbaugh | February 13, 2002

There are so many disturbing things about the witchhunt against Judge Charles Pickering, President Bush’s nominee for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, that it’s hard to know where to begin.

Pat Buchanan | February 13, 2002

The 1950s gave us the "Fifth Amendment Communists" -- men who hid behind the Constitution to cover up their treason.

Debra J. Saunders | February 13, 2002

Think of all the things you don't like about Gov. Gray Davis, and you'll find the opposite qualities in his GOP challenger, Secretary of State Bill Jones.

Linda Chavez | February 13, 2002

It's easy to dismiss Patrick J. Buchanan's new book "The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization" as just another anti-immigrant rant.

Phyllis Schlafly | February 13, 2002

Behind frequent protestations by public officials about local control of the schools, a federal curriculum has been quietly imposed by law.

John McCaslin | February 13, 2002

The fiancee of Washington-area resident Malcolm Ross boarded a flight at Washington Dulles International Airport recently, but not before she was body-searched and her suitcase completely emptied by airport security personnel.

Jack Kemp | February 13, 2002

By "abandoning" Afghanistan after the Soviet defeat there, the West permitted the infestation of the country by al-Qaeda terrorists and the rise of Osama bin Laden's puppet government, the Taliban.

William F. Buckley | February 13, 2002

The words of Cardinal Bernard Law, spoken at his cathedral in Boston, were: "When there are problems in the family, you don't walk away. You work them out together with God's help."

Tue, Feb 12, 2002

Cal Thomas | February 12, 2002

Surely by now it's abundantly clear to anyone not suffering from acute denial or committed to the destruction of Israel that Yasser Arafat has no intention of making peace.

Debra J. Saunders | February 12, 2002

A bill that California Teachers Association President Wayne Johnson is pushing could be the greatest gift to ignorance the too generous state of California has ever given.

Bill Murchison | February 12, 2002

The fun of the campaign finance debate, if you call it fun, or for that matter, a real debate, is in listening to our lawmakers purify politics.

Maggie Gallagher | February 12, 2002

Is Valerie Gonzales a public threat? This beautiful, well-educated, articulate and passionate woman is now, like many other pro-life volunteers, the potential target of New York State Attorney General Elliot Spitzer's crackdown on crisis pregnancy centers

Frank Gaffney | February 12, 2002

Within the next few days, leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees will set the date for the start of a congressional inquiry whose likes have probably not been seen in sixty years.

Bruce Bartlett | February 12, 2002

Among other things, the Enron scandal points out some of the deep flaws in our tax system.

Marvin Olasky | February 12, 2002

Patterson, Packer, Dobson and dozens of other distinguished theologians and evangelical leaders were responding to a Jan. 28 announcement by the International Bible Society.

Armstrong Williams | February 12, 2002

I recently placed my hand on my sister's pregnant belly. It swelled with life. There was a jolt in her stomach. This rumbling brought me joy.

Mon, Feb 11, 2002

Michelle Malkin | February 11, 2002

Among the political chattering classes, there's a big buzz over a tiny activist organization called the Environmental Working Group.

Brent Bozell | February 11, 2002

On the day before President Bush gave his State of the Union Address, newspapers reported that Global Crossing, a pioneering firm who tried to lay Internet cables under the seas, was filing for bankruptcy.

Mona Charen | February 11, 2002

One can certainly understand why papers like the Atlanta Journal and Constitution and the L.A. Times are so upset about Charles Pickering, President Bush's nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Oliver North | February 11, 2002

Perhaps it can be written off to election-year madness. Maybe it's a case of political senility.

Pat Buchanan | February 11, 2002

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia certainly set the cat down among the pigeons the other day at his alma mater Georgetown University.

Suzanne Fields | February 11, 2002

The donor giveth and the donor taketh away. That's the message Catherine B. Reynolds sent to the Smithsonian Institution (and to the rest of us).

Debra J. Saunders | February 11, 2002

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., calls it "the height of hypocrisy" that Congress has exempted itself from the very laws it is using to force the Bush administration to fork over information about Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force.

Jacob Sullum | February 11, 2002

The federal government has told many outrageous lies about drugs over the years: Marijuana turns you into a killer. LSD causes birth defects. Crack is instantly addictive.

Rich Tucker | February 11, 2002

As I write this, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl remains missing. We all hope and pray that he will return from Pakistan unharmed.

Joel Mowbray | February 11, 2002

With the continual threat of terrorism, the specter of a national ID card has reared its ugly head again, this time in the form of an innocuous-sounding “trusted-traveler” program.

Robert Novak | February 11, 2002

"It seemed as though there were two Democratic parties there," said a grizzled, 30-year veteran of his party's wars after attending the recent "retreat" of House Democrats

John Leo | February 11, 2002

The University of California will give an edge to students who have coped with "personal struggle" and "difficult personal and family situations or circumstances."<

George Will | February 11, 2002

He thinks he is stronger than most Democratic aspirants in the South, for two reasons.