Sat, Nov 30, 2002

Joel Mowbray | November 30, 2002

Through an amendment to the terrorism insurance bill enacted this week, President George W. Bush finally provided justice to some 200 families whose lives have been devastated by terrorism--and who then saw their difficulties compounded by the U.S. State Department.

Robert Novak | November 30, 2002

White House aides are predicting to social conservatives that President Bush will include in his 2003 State of the Union something he omitted from his 2002 speech: a call for abolition of partial-birth abortions.

Fri, Nov 29, 2002

Brent Bozell | November 29, 2002

Where is our popular culture located in this age of expanded sexual consciousness, and its byproduct, shrunken periods of innocent childhood?

Larry Elder | November 29, 2002

Move over Mr. Anti-Second Amendment Michael Moore, and make way for Dr. Phil. Dr. Phil recently aired a program in which he staged an experiment to demonstrate the danger of guns in the home.

Jonah Goldberg | November 29, 2002

In the 112 days between Sept. 11, 2001, and Dec. 31, 2001, there were at least 450 news stories in the American press about a possible backlash against Muslims in the United States.

Oliver North | November 29, 2002

This Thanksgiving, as Americans polish off turkey leftovers and brace themselves for the seasonal ritual of Christmas jingles, holiday parties and eggnog, there is plenty for which to be grateful.

Suzanne Fields | November 29, 2002

On Thanksgiving, fair is fowl and fowl is fair. Unless you're a vegetarian, of course. The fourth Thursday in November is our original multicultural holiday, commemorating the feast for Indians and colonists celebrating their first harvest together.

Debra J. Saunders | November 29, 2002

Pity the poor university chancellor. He is entrusted with the task of nurturing the free flow of ideas while upholding academic standards.

Emmett Tyrrell | November 29, 2002

My colleague, the executive editor of The American Spectator, Wladyslaw Pleszczynski -- no typographical error intended -- after weeks of scrutinizing the Democrats in defeat, has come to an illuminating conclusion.

Jacob Sullum | November 29, 2002

The trouble with Americans, according to Pat Robertson, is they don't read the Koran enough.

John McCaslin | November 29, 2002

Among the many remembering the men and women of the U.S. armed forces as he celebrates Thanksgiving with his family will be Rep. Joseph R. Pitts, Pennsylvania Republican and member of the House Armed Services Committee.

Larry Kudlow | November 29, 2002

Consumers held up the economy over the past year, and there's no indication that personal spending is poised to nosedive. So why is there such little confidence in the American shopper?

Thu, Nov 28, 2002

Ann Coulter | November 28, 2002

Inasmuch as liberals are demanding that Americans ritualistically proclaim, "Islam is a religion of peace," Muslims might do their part by not killing people all the time.

Thomas Sowell | November 28, 2002

Most people who are in favor of gun control laws support such laws because they believe that these laws will reduce the number of firearms deaths. Such people are not the problem.

Cal Thomas | November 28, 2002

Raise your right hand if you believe the official Saudi Arabian explanation for how money supposedly sent to an Islamic charity in this country by the wife of Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States "unwittingly " wound up in the hands of two of the 9/11 terrorists.

George Will | November 28, 2002

Environmentalism, which is sometimes a subcategory of moral exhibitionism, now is the faith of some clerics asking ``What would Jesus drive?"

Ross Mackenzie | November 28, 2002

Benjamin Franklin wanted the national symbol to be not the bald eagle, which he regarded as little more than a handsome scavenger, but reputedly the most intelligent bird - the turkey. Oh, how we have changed.

Armstrong Williams | November 28, 2002

Grammy award-winning gospel artist Shirley Caesar has been a part of my life for the better part of three decades. We met when I was 16.

William F. Buckley | November 28, 2002

Perhaps as early as today we will have a report of some sort from the inspection team in Iraq.

Robert Novak | November 28, 2002

Two architects of the last decade's Clinton political ascendancy are privately predicting "losses of historic proportion" in 2004 if the Democratic Party "moves left" after this year's defeats.

Wed, Nov 27, 2002

Thomas Sowell | November 27, 2002

Talking facts to gun control zealots is only likely to make them angry. But the rest of us need to know what the facts are.

Michelle Malkin | November 27, 2002

As we gather together to count our blessings, 381 years after the first Thanksgiving Day, we realize how little appreciation we have expressed for this thy bounty:

Walter E. Williams | November 27, 2002

There're lots of terms used in ways that have great emotional worth but little analytical value. Take the term discrimination.

Jonah Goldberg | November 27, 2002

"You know," Tom Daschle stage-whispered, "we see it in foreign countries and we think, `Well, my God, how can this religious fundamentalism become so violent?'

David Limbaugh | November 27, 2002

I vividly remember my Torts professor, in his endearingly derisive way, condemning one of my freshman law school classmates who asked whether a certain injured party could file suit against a person who may have contributed to his injury.

Pat Buchanan | November 27, 2002

That 70 percent fall in the NASDAQ and 25 percent decline in the Dow, and the recession and unemployment they produced, have begun to cause major collateral damage to municipal and state budgets.

Debra J. Saunders | November 27, 2002

Sen. Dianne Feinstein summed up the doubts of many Democrats when she told The San Francisco Chronicle's Matier and Ross: "Too early to tell. I can't quite figure out yet who he is."

Linda Chavez | November 27, 2002

When did we become such a nation of worriers and complainers? Thanksgiving -- that one day a year when we're supposed to count our blessings -- now seems to evoke as much angst as it does pleasure.

Phyllis Schlafly | November 27, 2002

The Daschle Democrats (bowing to pressure from their union constituency) resisted passing the Homeland Security bill prior to the election because President George W. Bush demanded wide authority to fire or transfer employees in the new 22-agency bureaucracy. But I'm confused. If Bush is so eager to have the right to fire government employees, why hasn't he fired anyone for the many pre-9/11 and post 9/11 mistakes?

Bill Murchison | November 27, 2002

All right, I give up. Just what would Jesus drive -- supposing he lived in Cambridge, Mass., and had decided the daily donkey shuttle no longer would cut it?

John McCaslin | November 27, 2002

Much is being made of the rise in hate crimes against Middle Easterners living in the United States. And no wonder.

Kathleen Parker | November 27, 2002

As Thanksgiving approaches, let me add this to the list of things for which I am grateful: I do not live in a predominantly Muslim country.

Tue, Nov 26, 2002

Thomas Sowell | November 26, 2002

Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm of Bentley College deserves some sort of special prize for taking on the thankless task of talking sense on a subject where nonsense is deeply entrenched and fiercely dogmatic.

Brent Bozell | November 26, 2002

The largely secular press corps does not usually regard Jesus Christ as a suitable authority to cite in political or policy discussions.

Mona Charen | November 26, 2002

In pursuit of corporate deep pockets, a substantial number of Americans seem willing to portray themselves as complete idiots.

Cal Thomas | November 26, 2002

War broke out last week, not between the United States and Iraq, but among four other combatants: The New York Times and Fox News Channel President Roger Ailes; and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

Dennis Prager | November 26, 2002

To understand the threat the non-Muslim world faces, you need to understand the reason for the Muslim riot.

Diana West | November 26, 2002

Part of me wanted to let Ramadan, Islam's month-long holiday of contemplative fasting and Thanksgiving, slide.

Frank Gaffney | November 26, 2002

Suddenly, official Washington is publicly seized with a subject that has, until recently, generally been considered impolitic to address out loud: Is Saudi Arabia with us in the war on terror, or is it fundamentally against us?

Bruce Bartlett | November 26, 2002

One of the standard methods of column writers, such as myself, is the reductio ad absurdum -- taking policies, statements and proposals to their logical conclusion.

Joel Mowbray | November 26, 2002

As we approach the food-filled holidays, it is important to remember that food--fast or otherwise--is not the enemy. If only trial lawyers could figure that out.

William F. Buckley | November 26, 2002

Some weeks ago, President Bush was asked if he knew whether Osama bin Laden was dead. Mr. Bush answered that if Osama was dead, so much for that problem, if he was not, the hiatus would not be for very long.

Rich Lowry | November 26, 2002

The country is in the grips of a religious war -- not against Islam, but against SUVs.

Ross Mackenzie | November 26, 2002

President Bush I held American forces back from Baghdad a decade ago because of what the Russians, the Saudis and the French might think. President Bush II faces cleaning up an Augean mess largely of his father's making - and abetted by his own immediate presidential predecessor.

Marvin Olasky | November 26, 2002

What will it take for liberal U.S. journalists to stop calling Muslim and Christian "fundamentalists" similar threats to freedom of speech and freedom of the press?

Mon, Nov 25, 2002

Mona Charen | November 25, 2002

"We're never going to get people all in agreement about force and use of force. But action -- confident action that will yield positive results -- provides kind of a slipstream into which reluctant nations and leaders can get behind."

Pat Buchanan | November 25, 2002

Since that fateful day Dwight Eisenhower named Earl Warren chief justice, the U.S. Supreme Court has been engineering a social revolution.

Debra J. Saunders | November 25, 2002

At first blush, it appears as a case of academia restricting free speech. Stanford Law School had invited controversial lawyer Lynne Stewart to speak at a weekend conference called "Shaking the Foundations" and to serve as a mentor.

Maggie Gallagher | November 25, 2002

Down South, in Alabama, yet another church-state donnybrook has erupted.

John Leo | November 25, 2002

So far I've avoided writing about the great golf flap at Augusta National because it seems so trivial and idiotic.

Larry Kudlow | November 25, 2002

Whether you're New York City Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg, or California Democratic Gov. Gray Davis, or OMB director Mitch Daniels, or President George W. Bush, there is one immutable fact when it comes to budgets: Economic growth solves the problem of deficits.

Robert Novak | November 25, 2002

On the plane ride to Prague for last week's NATO summit, President Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell sat side by side for hours talking about the confrontation with Iraq.

Joel Mowbray | November 25, 2002

In a front-page USA Today story this week, the State Department lamented that relations with Middle Eastern nations were suffering because of long visa delays instituted after 9/11.

William F. Buckley | November 25, 2002

Two days at sea, with only CNN and the ship's company to keep us abreast of the news. But the company is lively, and paradoxes are always with us.

Kathleen Parker | November 25, 2002

Picture this: I have draped a towel over my 9-month-old baby's head and am holding him by one arm over the railing of a fourth-floor hotel balcony.

George Will | November 25, 2002

Bainwol believes that the Democrats may be locked into minority status in the Senate for many years, during which the number of Republican seats is apt to reach the high 50s.