Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott and four other senior Republican senators headed a fund-raiser at La Colline restaurant on Capitol Hill last Wednesday night for Rep. John E. Sununu's campaign against Sen. Bob Smith in the New Hampshire Republican primary.
Having wearied of opposing the war on terrorism, Democrats are now trying to sabotage the country's energy policy. A better idea, they think, is to continue sending large amounts of money to countries that nurture homicidal Muslims intent on destroying America.
As one of only two dissenters in the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe vs. Wade case, which ushered in abortion on demand (William Rehnquist was the other), Associate Justice Byron White, who died April 15, wrote words that were as prophetic as they were profound...
Mothers, according to Jewish tradition, are protective of their children. "No matter how many children parents have," according to a Yiddish folk saying, "each child is the only one they have." Such attitudes may create pampered sons and Jewish princesses, but also mean that Jewish parents expect their children to live life to the fullest.
One of the great fascinations for me in observing national events is to witness how today's Conventional Wisdom on a particular matter is totally forgotten tomorrow. Put another way, what was the Conventional Wisdom of yesterday is an antique, totally forgotten today.
The Palestinians never have had a homeland. As a reader of my newspaper noted in a letter to the editor last month, they have twice refused to accept a homeland - "once, more than 50 years ago, when the United Nations offered them part of the Palestine Mandate (governed by Britain between the World Wars), and (in 2000) when Yasser Arafat literally walked away from achieving a country of his own."
One of the main arguments against George W. Bush's decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel is that it would undermine U.S. efforts to get other countries to adopt free trade policies. Bush dismissed this argument and imposed trade protection anyway. However, the chickens are already coming home to roost.
As one of only two dissenters in the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe vs. Wade case, which ushered in abortion on demand (William Rehnquist was the other), Associate Justice Byron White, who died April 15, wrote words that were as prophetic as they were profound.