It was a sad day when President Bush announced he would sign the just-passed campaign finance reform bill. No, I'm not talking about the bill's imminent damage to the First Amendment, as distressing as that is, but to a potentially bigger blow to the Constitution.
It's an old joke, but it's still true: More Americans were killed by Ted Kennedy's car than by nuclear power. Washington's about to have another big debate about nuclear power, and amid all of the inevitable fearmongering and hysteria, you should keep that joke in mind.
Mariane Pearl has been making the rounds of talk shows. There was something odd about her interview with PBS's Jim Lehrer. He asked why she believed her husband, Daniel Pearl, had been singled out for kidnapping and murder by Muslim terrorists.
Be very afraid of what was said during Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court hearing on a case in which three Tecumseh, Okla., students challenged a mandatory drug testing program for high-school students participating in extracurricular activities.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left office 12 years ago but in her just released book, "Statecraft" (HarperCollins), she settles some old scores and warns of severe consequences if Britain subsumes itself to a Euro currency and the European mentality.
Now that the ballots are in for the Academy Awards, ready for counting and for the award of the Oscars on Sunday night, we can reflect calmly on the vitriol surrounding the character of John Nash, the genius mathematician as played by Russell Crowe in "A Beautiful Mind."
In response to last week's DeadHijackerVisa-gate, the Immigration and Naturalization Service "reassigned" four managers to replace four other managers -- whom the agency refuses to name -- in order to "begin the process of accountability." Begin?
In scanning through the items posted on National Review Online’s "The Corner," I stopped, jerked, gasped, cleared my head and re-read the blurb posted by editor Jonah Goldberg. Sadly, I had read it correctly the first time.
Hey, I'm ready to start a Russell Yates Vasectomy Fund. On Friday, a jury decided that Yates' 37-year-old wife, Andrea, will serve a life sentence in prison for drowning the couple's five children -- Noah, John, Paul, Luke and baby Mary.
Last year, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon precipitated a firestorm of criticism from the Bush Administration by suggesting that the United States was doing to Israel what Czechoslovakia's great power allies, Great Britain and France, had done to her before World War II.
In a despicable display of affection for degeneracy, Sunday, March 10th was the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers, where demonstrators held up signs declaring, "Abortion Providers are Heroes," and activists nationwide were asked to "take out ads in local newspapers."