Sat, Jul 13, 2002

David Limbaugh | July 13, 2002

Pop Quiz: What is the primary theory Democrats are using to establish Republican culpability regarding the series of corporate fraud scandals?

Robert Novak | July 13, 2002

Political insiders in Arizona and in the nation's capital are speculating that maverick Republican Sen. John McCain will not run for re-election to a fourth term in 2004.

Kathleen Parker | July 13, 2002

Given the amount of energy required for thinking, and my aptitude for staring into middle space, I confess to an affection for no-brainers, such as: Should airline pilots carry guns?

Fri, Jul 12, 2002

Michelle Malkin | July 12, 2002

"Anybody wanna volunteer?" That is how an amiable old gentleman greeted passengers at a boarding gate at Philadelphia International Airport earlier this week.

Brent Bozell | July 12, 2002

Early last month, USA Network president Doug Herzog defended television's permissive attitude toward raunchy content. "Anybody who wants to be contemporary has to keep up with the times," he said.

Mona Charen | July 12, 2002

Here are two stories of Saudi-U.S. relations. Read them and judge who in this relationship is behaving as if it has the whip hand.

Oliver North | July 12, 2002

It wasn't this way the last time I was here. That was in 1986, when I was working with the Israeli government on a secret initiative that came to be called "Iran-Contra."

Debra J. Saunders | July 12, 2002

Modern life in America. Man is king. When he meets an animal, he's top dog. When he buys land, he can do with it what he will.

Jacob Sullum | July 12, 2002

It's clear to me that Zacarias Moussaoui is a raving lunatic. But then, so are Michael Jackson, Lyndon LaRouche, and a certain percentage of the people who e-mail me each week.

John McCaslin | July 12, 2002

Former first lady Nancy Reagan, one of a dozen distinguished Americans to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House Rose Garden ceremony on Tuesday, was feted that night at the Potomac home of Frederick J. Ryan Jr., chairman of the board of trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation.

Charles Krauthammer | July 12, 2002

In 'Sleeper,' Woody Allen wakes up a couple of hundred years in the future to discover, among other things, that scientists have found that tobacco is actually good for you.

Thu, Jul 11, 2002

Ann Coulter | July 11, 2002

On the basis of the logic on the New York Times editorial page, maybe Bill Clinton did kill Vince Foster.

Thomas Sowell | July 11, 2002

Most discussions of the problems of American education have an air of utter unreality because they avoid addressing the most fundamental and intractable problem of our public schools -- the low quality of our teachers.

Larry Elder | July 11, 2002

Death tax vs. estate tax -- preferred term: Estate tax. Republicans call the taxes assessed on an estate valued at a million dollars or more a "death tax," while Democrats generally call it an "estate tax."

Cal Thomas | July 11, 2002

There's nothing scarier than a politician in heat, especially in an election year. As The Wall Street Journal rightly editorialized Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans pontificated about corporate wrongdoing:

Suzanne Fields | July 11, 2002

Right and wrong are grounded in moral absolutes for theologians and philosophers, but the law recognizes right and wrong only as relative to time and place.

Emmett Tyrrell | July 11, 2002

It is all getting a bit thick, is it not? I am referring to the increasingly implausible claims issuing from Araby that the Rev. Osama bin Laden is alive and kicking, or belly dancing, or whatever Islamofascists do by way of dance.

Bruce Bartlett | July 11, 2002

This Sunday is an important anniversary in the history of tax policy. On that day in 1977 -- 25 years ago -- then-Congressman Jack Kemp, Republican of New York, and then-Senator William Roth, Republican of Delaware, introduced what came to be called the Kemp-Roth tax bill.

William F. Buckley | July 11, 2002

It is a fair criticism that the administration's rejection of the International Criminal Court (ICC) hasn't been persuasively explained to our allies, let alone to the Third World.

Larry Kudlow | July 11, 2002

In front of a New York audience on Tuesday, President Bush unveiled a revised plan to counter corporate wrongdoing and accounting fraud, saying, "There can be no capitalism without conscience, no wealth without character." Adam Smith, the father of free-market economics, couldn't have said it better.

Joel Mowbray | July 11, 2002

The first head in the 9/11 inquiries has rolled-—and it is that of Mary Ryan, chief of Consular Affairs (CA), the agency within the State Department that was responsible for issuing legal visas to all 19 of the 9/11 terrorists.

Robert Novak | July 11, 2002

It was a 12-year-old stock sale by private citizen George W. Bush. That caused a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official, who long ago gave Bush a clean bill of health, to ponder the wondrous ways of Washington.

George Will | July 11, 2002

Critics, mostly European, of U.S. ``unilateralism'' are having another conniption, this time over U.S. skepticism about the International Criminal Court.

Wed, Jul 10, 2002

Thomas Sowell | July 10, 2002

One of the latest in the seemingly endless rounds of alarming statistics is that one out of 12 American children has some form of disability.

Michelle Malkin | July 10, 2002

In the drawer of dumb, post-Sept. 11 immigration ideas, the State Department's Diversity Visa Lottery program sits near the top of the heap.

Walter E. Williams | July 10, 2002

Last month, while boarding a Midwest Express flight to Milwaukee, former Vice President Al Gore was pulled aside at the boarding gate. He was frisked and his carry-on luggage searched.

Brent Bozell | July 10, 2002

The struggle over the confirmation of federal judges is usually the very definition of an insider Washington story. Editors and reporters can't get excited unless it's a Supreme Court pick, and a juicy Clarence Thomas "scandal."

Jonah Goldberg | July 10, 2002

Is there anything more disengaged from reality than today's civil right's rhetoric? Consider, for example, the case of the Jackson Two.

David Limbaugh | July 10, 2002

I'm really not trying to be provocative here, but is it not reasonable to wonder whether Democratic political leaders are exploiting the current wave of corporate scandals for partisan political purposes?

Dennis Prager | July 10, 2002

According to news reports, the administration, the FBI and every other relevant official agency cannot yet determine whether Hesham Mohamed Hadayet's murderous attack on El Al Airlines customers at Los Angeles International Airport last week was an act of terrorism.

Pat Buchanan | July 10, 2002

"We face an entirely new war," said Gen. MacArthur, as he realized that the hordes of Chinese "volunteers" coming over the Yalu meant Beijing was now intervening massively in the Korean War.

Debra J. Saunders | July 10, 2002

The FBI is in deep trouble. Even as it is desperate to assure Americans that its crack investigators can prevent terrorist attacks, it can't figure out if the July 4 Los Angeles airport shootings were terrorist acts.

Linda Chavez | July 10, 2002

Given the accounting scandals at WorldCom and Enron, it's hard not to call for new laws and regulations to reign in corporate America -- but the remedies could end up hurting more than they help.

Bill Murchison | July 10, 2002

Writes Milton Friedman in The New York Times: "School vouchers can push elementary and secondary education out of the 19th century and into the 21st by introducing market competition on a broad scale, just as competition has made progress possible in every other area of economic and civic life."

Kathleen Parker | July 10, 2002

My schadenfreude must be slipping. I mean I'm usually as ready as the next guy to savor others' troubles, but I'm missing something in the Martha-as-chum frenzy.

John McCaslin | July 10, 2002

Al Gore and his future job prospects are again in the news after the former vice president loaded up his truck and moved to Tennessee.

Marvin Olasky | July 10, 2002

This summer, as many Americans head to oceans white with foam, some atypical reading is finding its way into beach bags alongside torrid romance novels and cool detective stories. Books about Islam are hot, and new ones are pouring off the presses.

Bruce Bartlett | July 10, 2002

Anyone who has ever followed the stock market knows that there are certain people who are "stopped clocks." They predict market crashes year after year after year.

Tue, Jul 09, 2002

Michelle Malkin | July 09, 2002

If Rep. James P. Moran of Virginia were a Republican, he'd be a household name by now -- right up there in the infamous conservative pantheon with Jesse Helms, Strom Thurmond and Newt Gingrich.

Cal Thomas | July 09, 2002

After reading about America's corporate wrongdoing, the Irish now have a scandal they can call their own.

Debra J. Saunders | July 09, 2002

Liberals and conservatives should be outraged at last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of an Oklahoma school district's mandatory drug testing policy for students involved in extracurricular activities.

Phyllis Schlafly | July 09, 2002

The atheists overplayed their hand. After their string of victories banning prayer and the Ten Commandments, they must have thought the time was ripe to get rid of God in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Jacob Sullum | July 09, 2002

In Elizabethan England, the historian Egon Corti reports, tobacco sold for its weight in silver. That would suit New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg just fine.

Frank Gaffney | July 09, 2002

The FBI's depiction of the murderous 4th of July attack at Los Angeles International (LAX) must have struck most Americans as utterly bizarre.

John Leo | July 09, 2002

Does the state have the right to require a recognizable photo on drivers' licenses? Yes, I think so, even if drivers raise religious or moral objections.

Armstrong Williams | July 09, 2002

Men who believed that a government's power must always be tempered by reasoned and methodical considerations of justice invented the judicial branch; a branch that was supposed to act as a check on the power of a strong national government.

Jack Kemp | July 09, 2002

In a startling U.N. report, Arab Human Development Report 2002, a team of Arab scholars, led by Jordan's former Deputy Prime Minister Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, examined the following question: "Why is Arab culture, why are Arab countries lagging behind?"

William F. Buckley | July 09, 2002

The airplane certainly tried hard to hog the news for a day or two, and on the blessed Fourth of July did so for almost four hours running.

Mon, Jul 08, 2002

Pat Buchanan | July 08, 2002

Call it the Independence Day capitulation or July Fourth surrender.

Suzanne Fields | July 08, 2002

Schadenfreude is a German word that requires several English words for translation, but it speaks in a loud voice in any tongue.

George Will | July 08, 2002

There is no joy in Red Sox nation, aka New England, or in any heart where baseball matters.

Robert Novak | July 08, 2002

When the Senate returns from its Fourth of July recess, it will be showdown time for Majority Whip Harry Reid.