How is it that the New York Times managed to locate the only eight people in America opposed to attacking Iraq?
For five generations, my wife's family has vacationed in the low country along the Carolina coast. Down here, where the weather is important to the livelihood of so many, people look to the skies and the sea for signs of what conditions will be like tomorrow, or next week or even next month.
In an unusual display of political ineptitude, the White House has chosen to ignore pleas from conservatives and family groups and decided to pick a fight with the parents of kidnapped kids.
With an Israeli and American death toll in past week alone of 23 innocent civilians, including five Americans killed at Hebrew University, Israel is clearly engaged in a war—yet the Bush Administration condemns Israel for using a tactic we employ in our own War on Terror: targeting terrorists.
There was a painful irony in an upbeat newspaper story about a man of modest income who was able to continue living in San Mateo County, California, only because he could rent a government-subsidized apartment for $850 a month.
Dr. Patrick Chavis is dead. Will the liberal politicians and gullible media who made him a poster boy for government-imposed affirmative action shed a single tear, or will they continue to ignore what a shameful tragedy his life became?
The delays and wrangles about President George W. Bush's scores of unconfirmed judicial nominees highlight the underlying issues between the two political parties. The Republicans want constitutionalists and the Democrats want judicial activists.
And, omigosh, don't ask, "Al who?" Is it possible not to know? Albert Gore, last spotted somewhere or other sporting a beard, showed up last Sunday on the New York Times op-ed page to announce, if not in so many words, his political resurrection.
Last week I attended a remarkable conference put on by Fortune magazine, "Brainstorm 2002," which I believe very well may come to supercede Devos as the most important world forum on globalization and how to help lift poor countries out of poverty by strengthening the world trading system and expanding liberal democracy.