Sat, May 11, 2002

David Limbaugh | May 11, 2002

News Flash: The liberal elite media, who incidentally (and laughably) deny they're liberal, believe that conservatives possess a "simplistic world view." This is rich -- on many levels.

Robert Novak | May 11, 2002

Senate Republican leaders are demanding an explicit, unequivocal promise from President Bush that he will veto any terrorism insurance bill that permits lawsuits for punitive damages.

Fri, May 10, 2002

Ann Coulter | May 10, 2002

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Patrick Leahy, recently said: "To contend that [Miguel] Estrada, a young attorney with no judicial experience, is the only Hispanic who could be a nominee to a potential vacancy on the Supreme Court does a disservice to the many outstanding Hispanic judges serving in our federal and state courts."

Thomas Sowell | May 10, 2002

The death of Peter Bauer cannot pass unmarked. He was one of those people to whom we all owe a great debt, whether we realize it or not.

Michelle Malkin | May 10, 2002

Attorney General John Ashcroft is making sense. This week, he ordered the deportation of a Haitian nanny who was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the beating death of a 19-month-old boy in 1995.

Jonah Goldberg | May 10, 2002

I have a conflict of interest. My wife, Jessica Gavora, has just written a devastating and wonderful book, "Tilting the Playing Field: Schools, Sports, Sex and Title IX."

Mona Charen | May 10, 2002

Under normal conditions, this column would be about Colin Powell and his implacable indifference to the intentions of Yasser Arafat.

Oliver North | May 10, 2002

Although e-mailing a Mother's Day card to the woman who brought you into this world, and cared and sacrificed for you sounds impersonal, that is the way many kids will express their affection for Mom in this day and age of Al Gore's Internet.

Jacob Sullum | May 10, 2002

Jennifer Portnick and Kelly Brownell do not seem to have much in common. One pushes "fat acceptance," the other fat rejection. But they are alike in their determination to impose their visions on the rest of us.

Charles Krauthammer | May 10, 2002

Proponents of research cloning would love to turn the cloning debate into a Scopes monkey trial, a struggle between religion and science. It is not.

John McCaslin | May 10, 2002

Pierre L'Enfant, the French military engineer-turned-city planner, thought he was doing future Washingtonians a favor when he laid out the crisscrossing avenues of the nation's capital for the horse-drawn carriages of the early 1790s.

Thu, May 09, 2002

Thomas Sowell | May 09, 2002

University of California Regent Ward Connerly, who led the fight that ended group preferences in California state government, has moved on to promote an initiative that would forbid state agencies from identifying individuals by race.

Brent Bozell | May 09, 2002

Try to imagine what would be the reaction of today's typical twenty- or thirtysomething TV scriptwriter were he suddenly ordered to make his writing conform to the broadcast standards of 1965.

Jonah Goldberg | May 09, 2002

The assassination of someone few of us ever heard of until this week may be the most portentous event in European politics since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Cal Thomas | May 09, 2002

What if law enforcement took the same approach to the 21-year-old suspect arrested in the planting of 18 pipe bombs in five states that President Bush is taking with Yasser Arafat?

Suzanne Fields | May 09, 2002

New York, New York, what a wonderful town. Our town. A big town with a small town feel. A small town with a big town feel.

Emmett Tyrrell | May 09, 2002

Which is more surprising: that in parts of Araby it is socially approved for the young to strap themselves in explosives and wander into the civilian neighborhoods of Israel for the purpose of blowing everyone nearby sky high, or....

Maggie Gallagher | May 09, 2002

I never write about the Middle East. You can't know about everything, and the tortuous, painful politics of the region are one area that heretofore I have left for others, more daring or expert than myself.

Joel Mowbray | May 09, 2002

With a suicide bombing targeting Israeli innocents at the exact moment Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was discussing upcoming peace talks with President George W. Bush, the myth that suicide bombings are random, spontaneous acts should be laid bare.

Larry Kudlow | May 09, 2002

On Tuesday, we heard yet another affirmation that this economy is kicking back into gear. If only investing America would listen.

George Will | May 09, 2002

Donald Carty has lost one of life's lotteries. He is CEO of an airline--American, the world's largest. The view from his office window, hard by Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, is flat and sunny. That is not the condition of the airline industry.

Robert Novak | May 09, 2002

A senior, politically savvy Democratic House member is in a quandary. He is expecting a telephone call from Al Gore to feel him out for 2004 presidential support.

Wed, May 08, 2002

Michelle Malkin | May 08, 2002

The Republican Party needs to hire Andrew Smith to help shape its message on immigration.

Walter E. Williams | May 08, 2002

May 9 marks the 25th anniversary of the Washington, D.C., based Cato Institute.

David Limbaugh | May 08, 2002

Should conservatives criticize Republican Party leaders or stand silent in the face of their repeated betrayal of principles?

Pat Buchanan | May 08, 2002

Just as Watergate brought all the Nixon-haters out of their holes to get in on the kill, the pedophile-priest scandal has lured from their dens the whole grinning jackal pack that relishes any opening to sink its teeth into the Catholic Church.

Debra J. Saunders | May 08, 2002

When president Bush was in San Jose last week, he praised a former welfare recipient who, thanks to welfare reform, got a job and said she began to feel "like an adult again."

Phyllis Schlafly | May 08, 2002

Asbestos litigation has spun so far out of control that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal directly from an intermediate state court.

Kathleen Parker | May 08, 2002

Bad behavior is what gets most people consigned to death row, but bad luck gets them on the execution calendar during an election year.

John McCaslin | May 08, 2002

Response to the Beltway Beat readers' contest to recall some of the most memorable political quotes of all time yielded some fine entrie.

Tue, May 07, 2002

Cal Thomas | May 07, 2002

Politically liberal and religiously secular people are having too good a time beating up on the Roman Catholic Church.

Debra J. Saunders | May 07, 2002

Of course the news media are liberal. A survey of the Washington press corps found that 89 percent of them voted for Bill Clinton in 1992, while 7 percent went for George Bush.

Linda Chavez | May 07, 2002

By all accounts, welfare reform has been one of the few unqualified success stories in modern public policy, despite the dire warnings issued at the time of its enactment.

Bill Murchison | May 07, 2002

A Bush administration official promises that "we are not going to attack, assail, or wage war on" the International Criminal Court.

Frank Gaffney | May 07, 2002

On June 14th, the United States will complete its withdrawal from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, clearing the way for the expeditious development and deployment of effective U.S. missile defense systems.

Marvin Olasky | May 07, 2002

"Down and Dirty" is the headline on the May 6 Sports Illustrated account of the National Hockey League playoffs thus far.

Armstrong Williams | May 07, 2002

Our mothers are our first models of God: From their bodies, spring our creation. Early on, in the womb, we are weaned on their nutrients.

Bruce Bartlett | May 07, 2002

The world lost a great man last week with the death of economist Peter Bauer on May 2.

Mon, May 06, 2002

Thomas Sowell | May 06, 2002

Wars usually end with both sides sitting down at a table and signing a peace agreement.

Pat Buchanan | May 06, 2002

Has President Bush decided with finality to invade Iraq and destroy Saddam Hussein, even if it will require 200,000 U.S. troops?

Suzanne Fields | May 06, 2002

For most little girls, for better and for worse, Barbie is a touchstone for growing up, creating opinions and fantasies about what they like and dislike about the female image in the popular culture.

Rich Tucker | May 06, 2002

What’s the best way to disarm a gunman? How about with words? That’s what the nation’s leading newspapers seem to be doing.

John Leo | May 06, 2002

One vote here in favor of the blogging revolution. Bloggers (from the words "Web log") write personal online diaries and commentaries.

George Will | May 06, 2002

The merriment leaked from Republicans' lives last May when Vermont's Sen. James Jeffords defected from their ranks, giving Democrats control of the Senate and the ability to block President Bush's agenda.

William F. Buckley | May 06, 2002

As the curtain closes on the question whether, at Jenin, the Israeli army committed war crimes, one guards against a cynicism that, in general, is welcome.

Armstrong Williams | May 06, 2002

Eleven congressional pages were fired after admitting to smoking marijuana at a Washington, D.C. party on April 27 and then smuggling the drugs back to the House dorm on Capitol Hill.