Cant has become the norm in discussions of any issue involving race or ethnicity. However, a new book by Linda Chavez -- a memoir of her own remarkable life -- should make it inescapably clear what counterproductive and even vile things have been going on in the name of racial betterment.
More Third World shenanigans from the land of the free and the home of the electorally challenged: The Justice Department dispatched more than 400 federal observers and lawyers to guard against illegal voting fraud at polling places in 14 states yesterday.
In his Oct. 20, 2002, New York Times Magazine article titled "For Richer: The Disappearing Middle Class," Princeton University economist Professor Paul Krugman wrote, "For the America I grew up in -- the America of the 1950s and 1960s -- was a middle-class society, both in reality and in feel.
Learning to pick one's battles is one of life's great lessons. Unfortunately few learn it, especially these days when nearly every human incident is freighted with potentially sweeping applications.
Whenever the question of Islam and violence, specifically terror, is raised, we are repeatedly told that "the vast majority of Muslims in the world are peaceful people" who never engage in terror. This is entirely accurate.
A combination of a just war, a recovering economy, the deaf ear of Democratic operatives and a last-minute reminder that the Carter-Mondale era (i.e., tax, spend and inflate) was another Great Society failure seems to have injected the electorate with an intensity that could deliver Congress to the GOP on Tuesday.
The antiwar group Not in Our Name placed a full-page ad in The San Francisco Chronicle Tuesday denouncing the U.S. war on terrorism as "unjust, immoral and illegitimate." The ad contained "a statement of conscience." Conscience? One of the celebrity lefty signatories is unrepentant convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
You couldn't miss her. The little Haitian girl dressed in a sunny yellow dress fluffy with crinolines and wearing a bright yellow bow on each pigtail, being lifted down from the boat like a princess from her throne. She was beaming.