Sun, Dec 07, 2003

Paul Jacob | December 07, 2003

California is a big state with big influence. Yet it isn’t the sheer number of voters in all those gerrymandered congressional districts that makes California a political trendsetter; it is the fact that in California there is always Plan B.

John Leo | December 07, 2003

The more polarized American society becomes, the more we see intellectuals explaining that this polarization isn’t real -- it’s just the swordplay of media and political elites.

Larry Kudlow | December 07, 2003

Indeed, with each new piece of economic data, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: This booming economy is voting for Bush.

George Will | December 07, 2003

Howard Dean is no fool. He is, however, not much of a thinker. His talk flows as rapidly as a mountain brook, but is no deeper than one of those.

Sat, Dec 06, 2003

Robert Novak | December 06, 2003

Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, who led conservative rebels against President Bush's Medicare bill, will deliver the keynote address at the 2004 Conservative Political Action Conference.

Kathleen Parker | December 06, 2003

Just a month after the city of Cincinnati finalized a $4.5 million settlement to families of black males wrongfully killed by white police officers - as well as others claiming racial profiling in traffic stops - the city is again immersed in issues of race and a questionable police-related death.

William F. Buckley | December 06, 2003

When you think to get mad at the World Trade Organization, bear in mind that the good old U.S.A. was foremost in recommending its creation in 1995.

Bruce Bartlett | December 06, 2003

Having become obsessed with the trade deficit, it is looking for other ways to reduce imports and raise exports.

Fri, Dec 05, 2003

Thomas Sowell | December 05, 2003

During the gasoline shortage that began in 1979, motorists were often waiting in long lines of cars at filling stations -- sometimes for hours -- in hopes of reaching the pump before the gas ran out.

Brent Bozell | December 05, 2003

Not since the 1992 campaign has Hollywood been so eager to enter the political arena. The difference between then and now is that in '92, Hollywood's liberals were comprehensible; the crowd grabbing the headlines today astounds in its ignorance.

Jonah Goldberg | December 05, 2003

There's one thing we can all agree on when it comes to Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry. He's got very important hair. Beyond that, opinions vary.

Mike Adams | December 05, 2003

Thank you for forwarding the letter you recently received from creative writing Professor Wendy Brenner, accusing me of publishing “several factual errors” in a recent editorial

David Limbaugh | December 05, 2003

It amazes me that people can still, with a straight face, deny that Christians are the subjects of systematic discrimination in this country. Every time I turn around there's more evidence.

Mona Charen | December 05, 2003

If you are like most Americans, you know that gay marriage is coming and you don't feel that you have the power to stop it.

Oliver North | December 05, 2003

Last week, I returned from another trip to Iraq for FOX News, and as I made my way home, the barons of bombast in our Fourth Estate were blasting President Bush -- this time for his secret Thanksgiving trip to Baghdad

Rich Tucker | December 05, 2003

Back in the 1990s, Jesse Helms became a conservative icon and earned the nickname “Senator No.” He made a living opposing the Clinton administration’s policies, priorities and nominees.

Chuck Colson | December 05, 2003

Critics complain that the Bible doesn't speak out against slavery. What they ignore is the fact that Christians led in the abolition of slavery, twice.

Bruce Bartlett | December 05, 2003

Republicans think they are so clever, having rammed through a massive expansion of the welfare state by giving drug benefits to the elderly.

Charles Krauthammer | December 05, 2003

Bush Derangement Syndrome: the acute onset of paranoia in otherwise normal people in reaction to the policies, the presidency -- nay -- the very existence of George W. Bush.

Thu, Dec 04, 2003

Ann Coulter | December 04, 2003

Two weeks ago, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court discovered that the state constitution – written in 1780 – requires the state to allow gay marriages.

Thomas Sowell | December 04, 2003

One of the staples of liberal hand-wringing is a need for "affordable housing."

Larry Elder | December 04, 2003

Michael Jackson, according to the Santa Barbara district attorney, allegedly molested a 12-year-old boy. But not long after the search of Michael Jackson's estate, and the issuance of an arrest warrant, Jackson defenders whipped out the race card quicker than you could say "Billie Jean."

Mike Adams | December 04, 2003

The most annoying are the ones warning me that I will lose my job as a university professor if I continue to criticize the campus diversity movement.

Suzanne Fields | December 04, 2003

It's not very hip to consider the plight of single women who yearn for something so old-fashioned as men, all male and very virile.

Debra J. Saunders | December 04, 2003

OK, so what is more embarrassing: Da Mayor's big mouth or the gantlet of crude panhandlers lining Market Street?

Emmett Tyrrell | December 04, 2003

'Hit ‘em when they're down,' is our motto. 'Pile on,' is our hearty exhortation. Who are we? We are the noble souls of the press.

Maggie Gallagher | December 04, 2003

For Dick Gephardt and the other Democratic presidential candidates, the good news is the bad news.

William F. Buckley | December 04, 2003

The Democratic presidential contenders, in their most recent debate, spent much time condemning the new health bill. This was to be expected: People who are running for president do not pause to congratulate the incumbent president on new social legislation.

Rich Lowry | December 04, 2003

Dean first got his momentum with his opposition to the Iraq War. As he has thrived, the other candidates, very much including Kerry, have adopted his tone of outright rejection of all things Bush.

Marvin Olasky | December 04, 2003

Two much-discussed recent news developments: Democratic second-tier presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is talking about finding a wife (dozens have applied), and liberals are talking about setting up a new television network (as though they don't have plenty already).

Joel Mowbray | December 04, 2003

Because he didn’t run a “win at all costs” program, Frank Solich is no longer a head coach. He was not ousted from an NFL or NBA team, but from a college football program. University of Nebraska Athletic Director Steve Pederson explicitly stated that the reason he canned Solich is that the coach was not running a “win at all costs” program.

Ross Mackenzie | December 04, 2003

Many have derided President Bush as a stupid, aimless rich boy. Whether that critique is true, this is: Sept. 11 left him a man transformed.

John McCaslin | December 04, 2003

The new talking Ann Coulter doll is outselling all talking presidential action figures made by toy maker Talking Presidents, the company's John Warnock tells this column.

Alan Reynolds | December 04, 2003

Now we are suddenly being urged to worry about inflation. Do things really change that quickly, or do journalists just have to keep discovering something new for us to worry about?

George Will | December 04, 2003

Soon there were department stores, those cathedrals of consumption. Against their plate glass windows -- prerequisites of ``window shopping"; precursors of the holiday shopping catalog -- were pressed the noses of the Puritans' descendants.

Robert Novak | December 04, 2003

To watch the entire commercial-free, three-hour version of the "The Reagans" on the Showtime cable television network this week was an ordeal.

Wed, Dec 03, 2003

Thomas Sowell | December 03, 2003

His father figured on selling his land to get some money for his golden retirement years. But he found that he cannot get anywhere near the land's market value because busybodies have passed laws that destroy most of that value by restricting the sale of farmland.

Michelle Malkin | December 03, 2003

Planned Parenthood's outspoken activists remain stone-cold silent about Holly Patterson. She's the teenager who died of tragic complications from taking the abortion drug cocktail RU-486, which she obtained from a northern California Planned Parenthood clinic in September.

Walter E. Williams | December 03, 2003

A fortnight ago, I wrote "Harm's a Two-Way Street," a column that generated considerable reader response, some of it angry and nasty.

Brent Bozell | December 03, 2003

With all this positive news, you just knew it wouldn't take long for liberals in the media to complain about pro-Bush media bias.

Jonah Goldberg | December 03, 2003

This is a time for big ideas and I've got one: Let's scrap the United Nations. Wait, don't go away. I'm not dusting off the standard "U.S. out of the U.N.; U.N. out of the U.S." right-wing screed. But I am serious.

Tony Blankley | December 03, 2003

According to the wire story that ran at 14:18 E.S.T., French diplomats went on strike for 24 hours over what they judged to be excessive cuts in their budget at the French Foreign Office.

Terry Jeffrey | December 03, 2003

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is almost certain to win the nation's first Democratic presidential primary next month, picking up momentum that could make him unstoppable.

Ben Shapiro | December 03, 2003

If liberal Jews want the right to start screaming anti-Semitism, they need to start acting in concert with authentic Jewish values first.

Linda Chavez | December 03, 2003

I watched the entire three-hour melodrama in order to participate in a special Showtime panel discussion, aired after the movie, along with five other people who were invited to comment.

Rebecca Hagelin | December 03, 2003

Recently I was taking a van loaded with kids, ages 11 to 16, home from a night at the movies. When I dropped them off at their respective homes, something was obviously missing as nearly every child jumped out and slammed the van door. It was mildly shocking when it first "happened," perhaps an oversight, I told myself. But as the omission turned into a pattern, it became more than shocking – it was maddening.

John McCaslin | December 03, 2003

The first session of the 108th Congress is now officially wrapped up, a year that witnessed an impressive 459 votes.

Kathleen Parker | December 03, 2003

So there's this caveman, see, and he goes to his outhouse in the middle of the night, slams the door and, noticing the aroma therein, says: "Is it just me or does it stink in here?"

Tue, Dec 02, 2003

Thomas Sowell | December 02, 2003

It was gratifying news when fans around the country volunteered to donate their kidneys to basketball star Alonzo Mourning, who would otherwise have to cut short his career because of life-threatening medical problems with his own kidneys.

David Limbaugh | December 02, 2003

I couldn't help but notice the headlines over the past weekend. One Democrat after another was trying to get his or her digs in against President Bush and his policy on Iraq.

Dennis Prager | December 02, 2003

Very few people can say that they found God or religion at college or graduate school. The university, after all, is a radically secular institution that either ignores or disparages religious belief in God.

Debra J. Saunders | December 02, 2003

Now, it's time for Bush to work some of that same magic on a city that has become all shell game -- Washington, where spending under a GOP-controlled Congress has spun out of control.

Matt Towery | December 02, 2003

The controversial TV program "The Reagans" finally aired on Showtime this past weekend. CBS had been scheduled to broadcast it, but declined to go forward with the docudrama after a chorus of mostly conservatives protested the production's alleged liberal, anti-Reagan bias.

Bill Murchison | December 02, 2003

So little do we tend to talk so, avers the New York Times' Ralph Blumenthal, that the National Geographic Society is helping investigators learn about "a mythologized and sometimes ridiculed mainstay of Americana: the Texas twang."

Joel Mowbray | December 02, 2003

The flight manifest of the eight-plane delegation accompanying the Saudi would-be king had a problem. Three, to be exact: one person on the list was wanted by U.S. law enforcement authorities and two others were on a terrorist watch list.

Bruce Bartlett | December 02, 2003

Readers sometimes ask why I occasionally write columns advising Democrats on how they could gain some political advantage by adopting certain policies.

Mon, Dec 01, 2003

Mike Adams | December 01, 2003

Please allow me to introduce myself. I am the university’s new Minister of Diversity. I was recently appointed by the Diversity Initiative Planning Committee to assist the Office of Campus Diversity and the Diversity Task Force as we develop a new Comprehensive University Diversity Plan.

Cal Thomas | December 01, 2003

I'm not sure it's worth keeping Christmas anymore. Oh, it is fine for those apparently dwindling numbers of us who still believe in the "original cast" of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the Wise Men and the animals.

Suzanne Fields | December 01, 2003

We must not con ourselves. The violent struggles of the 21st century will be won with military might. But words will be among the most effective weapons.

Diana West | December 01, 2003

This time, it's another Big Story that has been reliably launched only to sink with little trace. It concerns the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe, and it broke in the Financial Times on Nov. 21.

Paul Jacob | December 01, 2003

Bottom line: campaign finance regulation is nothing more than a bludgeon, to be wielded against critics and opponents by whomever has the power and will to do so

Phyllis Schlafly | December 01, 2003

Will Massachusetts, the cradle of American liberty, let four lawyers don the robes of oligarchy, override the wishes of the majority of the people, usurp the powers of their elected representatives and sabotage the institution of marriage?

George Will | December 01, 2003

When Massachusetts' highest court asserted that same-sex marriage is a right protected by the state's constitution and entailed by recent U.S. Supreme Court reasoning about the U.S. Constitution, the president vowed to ``do what is legally necessary to defend the sanctity of marriage.''

Robert Novak | December 01, 2003

As George W. Bush traveled to London Nov. 18, he learned of the decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upholding gay marriage.

Rich Lowry | December 01, 2003

Fringe candidates can have their place. Ralph Nader added something to the 2000 election. But Sharpton has no memorable policy proposals, no distinctive ideological position, nothing but himself and his resume.

Jack Kemp | December 01, 2003

Imagine what America would look like in a few years if people had the opportunity to own their own home, their own job, their own education and their own personal retirement account.

John Leo | December 01, 2003

Expert victimologists estimate that 91.2 percent of people in North America and Europe now qualify as victims, at least in their own minds.

Armstrong Williams | December 01, 2003

Anti-Semitism is spreading disease like through Europe. England, France, Germany, and the Scandinavian countries have all witnessed a spike in violent Anti-Semitic attacks.