Sun, Jul 25, 2004

Paul Jacob | July 25, 2004

If I didn't live in Virginia, I would find its state legislature much more amusing.

George Will | July 25, 2004

This year, both candidates are thinking as Lincoln did when he reportedly said, 'I hope to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky.'

Sat, Jul 24, 2004

Doug Giles | July 24, 2004

Here are three more motives why, according to my experience, ministers do not step up to the political plate and take a serious swing at righting our societal wrongs.

Robert Novak | July 24, 2004

Berger tried to cut the damage quickly by leaving Sen. John Kerry's campaign. However, fellow Democrats noted he did not step aside when the FBI began investigating him at the start of the year.

Fri, Jul 23, 2004

Thomas Sowell | July 23, 2004

The sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart raises questions with implications that reach far beyond this one retail giant.

Brent Bozell | July 23, 2004

The worst thing about this phenomenon is that these famous jerks are the role models that young people admire and seek to emulate.

Jonah Goldberg | July 23, 2004

Now, I don't know for sure what to make of Berger's misdeeds, but it's clear that his best defense against criminality is an offensive to prove how sloppy and careless he was.

David Limbaugh | July 23, 2004

The question is not whether at this moment the world (or the United States) is safer than it was on Sept. 10, 2001.

Mona Charen | July 23, 2004

One of the great ironies of the past decade and a half is that the term 'the politics of personal destruction' has come to be associated with what Republicans did to President Bill Clinton.

Oliver North | July 23, 2004

While preparing to deploy a robot to detonate the bomb, Weapons Company was attacked by mortars.

Ed Feulner | July 23, 2004

Because of partisan politics, the Bush administration hasn?t nominated a successor to George Tenet, who stepped down recently as head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Jacob Sullum | July 23, 2004

This month's decision by the Medicare program to begin paying for obesity treatments has prompted complaints that the government is forcing thin people to subsidize fat people.

Rich Tucker | July 23, 2004

He mentioned values 16 times. The upshot: Kerry?s got ?em, we need ?em, and so we ought to vote for him. But this speech, in a serious election year, when serious issues are at risk, was anything but serious.

John McCaslin | July 23, 2004

Who is headlining the 2004 Democratic presidential ticket, John Kerry or Bill Clinton?

Larry Kudlow | July 23, 2004

The stunning Microsoft decision to return more than $75 billion in cash to shareholders over the next four years is a smashing endorsement of the importance of President Bush?s pro-growth tax cuts.

Charles Krauthammer | July 23, 2004

One of the lessons now being drawn from the 9/11 report is that Iran was the real threat.

Thu, Jul 22, 2004

Ann Coulter | July 22, 2004

This is what Republicans are like today. They swear up and down not to trust the liberal media, but as soon as that very media demonize some Republican, half our party is ready to dump him.

Thomas Sowell | July 22, 2004

A record-breaking new class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart claims that this retail chain discriminates against women, for which of course vast millions of dollars are being demanded.

Larry Elder | July 22, 2004

Elaine Povich, for example, former Capitol Hill reporter for the Chicago Tribune, said, 'One of the things about being a professional is that you attempt to leave your personal feelings aside as you do your work.'

Cal Thomas | July 22, 2004

Listening to the debate on the Senate floor over the proposed constitutional amendment to limit marriage to heterosexuals, I was impressed with the biblical knowledge of some senators.

Suzanne Fields | July 22, 2004

Hillary gets to speak, after all, but only to introduce Bill. He basks in applause, she glows. Is this the feminist dream, or what?

Emmett Tyrrell | July 22, 2004

Just when things were going swimmingly for the presumptive Democratic presidential ticket, a cloud appears on the horizon.

Marvin Olasky | July 22, 2004

Any truce is likely to be short-lived as long as radical Muslims continue their attempt to force non-Muslims into submission.

Ross Mackenzie | July 22, 2004

Selected picks from the hothouse of recent quotations on items in the news. . . .

Robert Novak | July 22, 2004

Thomas M. Menino usually is a happy warrior who has loved being mayor of Boston for the past 11 years, but he is plainly irritated these days.

George Will | July 22, 2004

A survey of 17,135 persons reveals an accelerating decline in the reading of literature, especially among the young.

Wed, Jul 21, 2004

Michelle Malkin | July 21, 2004

Let me state the obvious for the 9,999th time: America is still not serious about enforcing its immigration laws.

Walter E. Williams | July 21, 2004

Before we buy into this socialist agenda, we might check out just what happens when health-care services are 'free.'

Brent Bozell | July 21, 2004

Is there anything funnier to watch than the Left suddenly discovering the virtues of journalistic objectivity?

Jonah Goldberg | July 21, 2004

Are you an independent? Do you reject "partisan labels"? Do you like to weigh each candidate on the merits rather than simply vote the party line?

Tony Blankley | July 21, 2004

As in all true Washington scandals, most of the commentators in politics and journalism come to the scandal predisposed to defend or eviscerate the subject.

Terry Jeffrey | July 21, 2004

Guthrie wrote the song, I learned, as a rebuttal to Irving Berlin's 'God Bless America.'

Ben Shapiro | July 21, 2004

Arnold Schwarzenegger trod on some well-manicured, buffed and polished toes this week when he slammed the California Democrats stalling the budget as 'girly men.'

Linda Chavez | July 21, 2004

Surely it was an innocent mistake, former Clinton National Security Adviser Sandy Berger's stuffing classified documents into his pants, jacket and perhaps even his socks before leaving the National Archives building last fall.

Maggie Gallagher | July 21, 2004

Is the headline in The New York Times letters section an example of dangerously Orwellian doublespeak or an amusing form of self-parody:

Rebecca Hagelin | July 21, 2004

Those of you who are sick and tired of watching liberals drool over Michael Moore's miserable "Fahrenheit 9-11" are probably wondering why our side doesn't have something better to watch. Well, now we do.

William F. Buckley | July 21, 2004

For all that the critics rail against the war in Iraq, surprisingly little time is given to decrying the sheer cost of it.

John McCaslin | July 21, 2004

There is an obligation on the part of the federal government, dating back to one of the darkest hours of the Civil War, that remains 'unpaid and largely forgotten.'

Chuck Colson | July 21, 2004

When a prisoner is finally released from prison, he needs a second chance. But that won't happen without the proper preparation.

Kathleen Parker | July 21, 2004

Independent voters are variously beloved or maligned, courted or ignored, depending on how the political pendulum swings.

Tue, Jul 20, 2004

Star Parker | July 20, 2004

Currently sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 list is a rap rendition called 'Confessions, Part II' by rap star Usher.

David Limbaugh | July 20, 2004

The following is a non-exhaustive list of what a John Kerry supporter might believe. Human life begins at conception, but so what?

Cal Thomas | July 20, 2004

Imagine the reaction if the current national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, had done such a thing and made a similar excuse.

Dennis Prager | July 20, 2004

They have equated the Jewish state with South Africa during apartheid and called for a universal divestment from it.

Debra J. Saunders | July 20, 2004

When Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., cast his vote in favor of the Senate resolution authorizing military force against Iraq in October 2002, he made his bed.

Armstrong Williams | July 20, 2004

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus want you to treat black Americans with respect and racially sensitive language. And if you don't, they will scream racial epithets at you.

Bruce Bartlett | July 20, 2004

As the Coca-Cola Co. discovered, people may tell market researchers one thing, but when confronted with a new reality they can quickly change their minds.

Joel Mowbray | July 20, 2004

John Kerry should be soaring in the polls. But he?s not.

Mon, Jul 19, 2004

Michael Barone | July 19, 2004

So much for the wild charges that Bush manipulated intelligence and lied about weapons of mass destruction.

Mike Adams | July 19, 2004

Several readers wrote to say that they had decided to make their first gun purchase after reading the article. A few even asked if I had any recommendations.

Cal Thomas | July 19, 2004

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says there is 'no question' the declaration presented by the United States to the United Nations justifying war against Iraq 'was flawed, was inaccurate, was false,' but nonetheless President Bush "made the right decision.'

Suzanne Fields | July 19, 2004

Inside the Beltway, the insider debate is whether a Southern drawl will be enough to charm Southern voters to change their colors from red to blue.

Debra J. Saunders | July 19, 2004

San Francisco has become a city devoted to expanding the meaning of all categories until none has meaning.

Diana West | July 19, 2004

Even though it's unlikely that this nasty, fraught election summer will include a "silly season," I want to play a game.

Phyllis Schlafly | July 19, 2004

It is no surprise that Edwards has voted against every bill in Congress that proposed limits on non-economic damages.

Robert Novak | July 19, 2004

Majority Leader Bill Frist lost his customary smile last Tuesday in addressing the weekly meeting of Republican senators.

Rich Lowry | July 19, 2004

His critics are so blinded by animus that the internal consistency of their attacks on him no longer matters. For them, Bush is the double-bind president.

Jack Kemp | July 19, 2004

The so-called 'structural' deficits that Paul Krugman and other left-wing economists have been fretting about are evaporating before their very eyes as a result of the Bush tax-rate reductions.

Sun, Jul 18, 2004

Paul Jacob | July 18, 2004

The sun is shining. The corn is growing in Iowa; there's rice in Arkansas; Idaho soil is preparing to offer up plenty of spuds. And in hot and muggy Washington, D.C., we can expect another bumper crop of hypocrisy.

George Will | July 18, 2004

Of the village's $25 million budget, a quarter comes from various governments. Another quarter comes from donated cars. Which is why Carroll is worried about tax legislation gestating in Congress.