Sat, Jun 08, 2002

John Leo | June 08, 2002

Exam questions shouldn't make students uncomfortable, says a New York state education official.

William F. Buckley | June 08, 2002

The American Catholic bishops are staring at two challenges. One of them is how to restimulate the faith of the laity in the ministry. A second is how to protect children from wickedly weak priests.

Robert Novak | June 08, 2002

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report warning of global warming dangers was issued without President Bush being informed in advance, even though it seemed to contradict his long-held position.

Fri, Jun 07, 2002

Ann Coulter | June 07, 2002

SINCE SEPT. 11, we have been authoritatively informed that buildings as tall as the World Trade Center will never be built again. A "consensus" quickly emerged among city officials to replace the soaring Twin Towers with some potty-little buildings and a park.

Thomas Sowell | June 07, 2002

Despite the fanfare of a televised speech at the National Press Club in Washington, a very old and hackneyed set of proposals was unveiled as a "new vision" for the creation of "affordable housing."

Michelle Malkin | June 07, 2002

After three decades dominated by the rabid rhetoric of reproductive choice, the number of doctors choosing to perform abortions keeps shrinking.

Brent Bozell | June 07, 2002

Next fall, prime-time television will be a bit more family-oriented than it's been in the recent past.

Jonah Goldberg | June 07, 2002

Last month, scientists announced that Mars has huge subsurface deposits of ice. If you don't care about going to Mars, you might say, "Ice. Huh. OK," and move on.

Mona Charen | June 07, 2002

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was not pleased with the president's speech at West Point, in which he outlined the necessity for pre-emption against nations or groups that threaten this country. "I think this is a predicate for an attack on Iraq," the perceptive senator explained, "and I'm very concerned about it.

Oliver North | June 07, 2002

President Bush must be wondering what he has to do to satisfy his critics on Capitol Hill. For more than a month, the administration has been working on a tightly held plan to reorganize the U.S. government's existing counterterrorism functions and consolidate them in a new Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security.

Jacob Sullum | June 07, 2002

The other day I got a call from a producer who wanted me to appear on an NPR talk show as a critic of the burgeoning war on obesity.

Charles Krauthammer | June 07, 2002

Some 40 years ago in Hobart, Australia, a rapist on the run from the police sought refuge in the house of his parish priest. Father Rogers let him in. The man asked for sanctuary. Father Rogers' ministry began with a well-placed punch that knocked the man cold. Rogers then called the police and held the man until they arrived.

Thu, Jun 06, 2002

Thomas Sowell | June 06, 2002

The campaign to stampede the federal government into drastic action to counter "global warming" has never let honesty cramp its style.

Larry Elder | June 06, 2002

A Santa Monica, Calif., high school teacher required his class to write an essay to address this question. Steve Miller, one of his students, attributed three things to poverty -- violent crime, government programs and irresponsible breeding.

Cal Thomas | June 06, 2002

During the 2000 presidential campaign, candidate George W. Bush said he was skeptical about Vice President Al Gore's fundamentalist doctrine on the threat of global warming.

Suzanne Fields | June 06, 2002

Long before the Sexual Revolution changed everything in the 1960s, only the overclass and the underclass could flaunt middle class morality without public recriminations.

Ben Shapiro | June 06, 2002

On June 25, 1996, a massive blast shook Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The explosion, caused by a truck bomb, tore through a military compound housing American, British, French and Saudi troops, leaving devastation in its wake. Nineteen American airmen were murdered, and 64 more people were wounded.

Emmett Tyrrell | June 06, 2002

Americans' antipathy to the study of history is a boon for pundits and politicians, especially when they feel the urge to declaim on urgent matters.

Robert Novak | June 06, 2002

Nobody really expected that Robert Casey Jr., an experienced statewide candidate with a golden political name in Pennsylvania, would lose last month's Democratic primary for governor in a landslide. His crushing defeat raises a question with national political implications.

Bruce Bartlett | June 06, 2002

One of the more puzzling aspects of the economy today is the lackluster performance of the stock market. Historically, it has been a leading indicator of the economy, if not necessarily an infallible one.

Jack Kemp | June 06, 2002

Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and rock star Bono just wrapped up a "fact-finding" tour of sub-Saharan Africa, during which they drew attention to the poverty and underdevelopment that afflict the continent.

Ross Mackenzie | June 06, 2002

Warning: If you're offended by four-letter language, please read no further....

Larry Kudlow | June 06, 2002

The dollar is falling, but the treasury secretary is off in Africa debating a rock star. Enron aftershocks continue to sound through corporate America, but Congress can't pass a bill to right the accounting-fraud wrongs.

George Will | June 06, 2002

Recently this column presented, without endorsement, the views of three commercial airline pilots who oppose guns in cockpits. Today's column presents, and endorses, the views of three other commercial airline pilot

Wed, Jun 05, 2002

Michelle Malkin | June 05, 2002

Ingmar Guandique, a violent Salvadoran national who is serving a 10-year sentence for assaulting two female joggers in Washington's Rock Creek Park last year, was interrogated recently as part of the investigation into the intern murder mystery.

Walter E. Williams | June 05, 2002

Institutions -- established law, custom and practices -- matter and should not be ignored. How is it that Western Europe and the United States managed to amass unprecedented wealth while countries of the former Soviet Union, China, Africa, South America and the Middle East haven't?

Brent Bozell | June 05, 2002

An anti-corporate lynch mob showed up in Dallas for the ExxonMobil shareholders meeting. Their language was intemperate, their historical comparisons absurd, and their demands on a major oil company could be reduced to one word: surrender.

Jonah Goldberg | June 05, 2002

A democratic ally is besieged by radical Islamic terrorists supported by a Muslim state ruled by a junta.

David Limbaugh | June 05, 2002

Civil libertarians are prudent to caution vigilance concerning increased governmental investigative powers, but their anxiety over recently relaxed FBI domestic surveillance guidelines amounts to little more than scaring people with "phantoms of lost liberty," to borrow a disfavored phrase.

Dennis Prager | June 05, 2002

The Capital Christian School in Sacramento, Calif., is faced with a real dilemma: Should it expel a 5-year-old girl whose mother is a stripper, and therefore sinning against Christianity (and any religion)?

Pat Buchanan | June 05, 2002

"Ideas Have Consequences" was written by the young conservative scholar Richard Weaver, after he had witnessed the carnage World War II had visited upon his civilization.

John McCaslin | June 05, 2002

Springfield, Mass., might be celebrating the grand opening of the Dr. Seuss National Memorial, but Citizens Against Government Waste is denouncing the city and the Massachusetts delegation on Capitol Hill for funding the project through an "unauthorized" earmark of federal dollars.

William F. Buckley | June 05, 2002

President Hosni Mubarak reminds us how critically he is situated. He does this by telling us that he knew al-Qaida was plotting against us

Marvin Olasky | June 05, 2002

During this marriage month, Washington folks are debating the Defense of Marriage Act that would help states to stand up against gay "marriage."

Kathleen Parker | June 05, 2002

Newspaper readers often lament the declining quality of journalism and wonder, what happened? Two words. Human resources.

Tue, Jun 04, 2002

Cal Thomas | June 04, 2002

Our leaders tell us nearly every day that another attack by terrorists -- possibly with nuclear, biological or chemical weapons -- is imminent.

Linda Chavez | June 04, 2002

The GOP's much ballyhooed efforts to woo Hispanic voters face a tough test this November in Texas, where Republic Gov. Rick Perry faces Democrat businessman Tony Sanchez.

Phyllis Schlafly | June 04, 2002

My psychological batteries were just recharged by attending a remarkable convention of Florida home schoolers in Orlando.

Bill Murchison | June 04, 2002

What do they mean, they don't want my money? The beardless youths at the television networks and the advertising agencies have gotten that uppity toward their elders?

Maggie Gallagher | June 04, 2002

When President Clinton signed the welfare reform act of 1996, critics prophesied disaster.

Bruce Bartlett | June 04, 2002

Politicians have long known that women's votes are to a large extent determined by whether they are married or not, and whether they work outside the home or not.

Armstrong Williams | June 04, 2002

The morning of Sept. 15, 1963, an explosion ripped apart the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four schoolgirls.

Mon, Jun 03, 2002

Thomas Sowell | June 03, 2002

While Senator Barbara Boxer is trying to get the federal government to declare more than two million acres in California off-limits to development, California's other Senator, Diane Feinstein, has already brokered a deal that takes 16,500 acres off-limits.

Pat Buchanan | June 03, 2002

The government of Tony Blair, unnerved by the political rise of hardline anti-immigration parties at home and across Europe, is considering stiff measures to protect itself politically by cracking down on asylum seekers.

Suzanne Fields | June 03, 2002

The day after I arrived in Paris, a ferocious fire ran through the Israeli embassy near the Champs-Elysees.

Debra J. Saunders | June 03, 2002

You can't hear it in the tape, but when I brought up the death penalty during an interview with candidate George W. Bush in June 2000, the light went out of his eyes.

Maggie Gallagher | June 03, 2002

Gay activists, meanwhile, are pushing hard for gay marriage because they understand very well that marriage is not private, it is normative.

William F. Buckley | June 03, 2002

Random thoughts and sentences of President Bush are the objects of great (and studied) fun by critics.

John Leo | June 03, 2002

Normally I come down on the free-speech side of any First Amendment case, but this time I believe the 9th Circuit Appeals Court was right when it ruled 6-5 for Planned Parenthood against militant anti-abortionists.

Kathleen Parker | June 03, 2002

Now wait jest a dadbern minute. Exactly what's so all-blame wrong with being a cowboy anyway is what I'm-a wontin' t'know?

George Will | June 03, 2002

Americans are not losing their minds, but they are afraid of using their minds. They are afraid to exercise judgment--afraid of being sued.