Sun, Jan 09, 2005

Caroline Glick | January 09, 2005

Dichter presented Israel with real cause for concern over Sharon's plan, but his analysis was far from exhaustive.

Paul Jacob | January 09, 2005

Journalists do not need an ideological bias to misreport the news. Their simple preference for a good story by itself can lead to error. Just look at environmental reporting.

George Will | January 09, 2005

President Bush's even bolder cap-over-the-wall decision is to define his second term by a vow to 'transform' Social Security.

Larry Kudlow | January 09, 2005

Friday?s job report shows that White House economist Greg Mankiw was very nearly right when he projected almost a year ago that jobs could rise by 2.6 million in 2004.

Sat, Jan 08, 2005

Doug Giles | January 08, 2005

It?s been eleven months since we pulled our teenage daughters out of the public school system and started to home school them, and I could kick myself for waiting so long.

Kathleen Parker | January 08, 2005

Norway's Jan Egeland started it with his remark that America is stingy, or words to that effect, focusing on the early U.S. response to Southeast Asia's tsunami victims.

Robert Novak | January 08, 2005

Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, who was voted out of the House Republican leadership six years ago, is now the odds-on favorite to be the next majority leader if Rep. Tom DeLay is forced to resign.

Fri, Jan 07, 2005

Thomas Sowell | January 07, 2005

Recently Albert Hunt's last column for the Wall Street Journal mentioned how he was recruited by the late and great Robert L. Bartley, who made that newspaper's editorial page unsurpassed in quality.

Jonah Goldberg | January 07, 2005

I wanted to avoid the usual cliches about watching the sausage get made, but the confirmation battle over Alberto Gonzales is a classic example of why these things are so unpleasant to watch.

Mike Adams | January 07, 2005

Please, please, all of you. Be seated now. Quiet down and be seated at once.

David Limbaugh | January 07, 2005

Here's a humble suggestion: Quit condoning your party leadership dragging this nation through the mud for partisan gain.

Mona Charen | January 07, 2005

There they go again: The Democrats are race-baiting -- attempting to suggest that the Republicans purposely excluded or miscounted the votes of African-Americans in the 2004 election.

Oliver North | January 07, 2005

On Jan. 30 in Iraq, elections will take place for the first time in over 50 years to elect a National Assembly and install a new government in a country that only two years ago was ruled by a repressive, brutal dictator.

Rebecca Hagelin | January 07, 2005

Economic freedom is expanding around the globe. Now, the bad news: It?s not expanding here in the United States

Charles Krauthammer | January 07, 2005

Elections for the new Palestinian leader are on Sunday. Conveniently, this being a Palestinian election, we already know the winner. How has President-to-be Abbas been campaigning?

Thu, Jan 06, 2005

Ann Coulter | January 06, 2005

America's stinginess is a long-standing leitmotif for liberals ? which is getting hard to square with their love for America.

Thomas Sowell | January 06, 2005

The catastrophic tsunami wave that has devastated so much of southern Asia has even killed more than a hundred people on the east coast of Africa, more than 4,000 miles away.

Brent Bozell | January 06, 2005

After perusing the year-end (Dec. 27/Jan. 3) issue of Newsweek, I defy any editor there to deny this magazine is a mouthpiece for the political Left.

Larry Elder | January 06, 2005

Last year, American government provided 35 percent of worldwide relief aid. In private contributions, American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations gave over $240 billion to charitable causes in 2003, according to Giving USA Foundation.

Suzanne Fields | January 06, 2005

Our house was the newest on the block in a middling middle class neighborhood, where most of the houses were frame bungalows or two-story stucco houses built decades earlier.

Emmett Tyrrell | January 06, 2005

To be sure, he has since his youth as a counter-culture fellow-traveler in the 1960s picked up some of the sentimental memorabilia of that era, but his record in Vermont was that of a practical politician who very much wanted to be re-elected.

Marvin Olasky | January 06, 2005

Put the two words 'journalistic humility' into the Lexis-Nexis electronic retrieval system.

Robert Novak | January 06, 2005

Since the Dec. 3 meeting of President Bush's Council on Bioethics, the struggle over embryonic stem cell research has been altered.

John McCaslin | January 06, 2005

'Backing off the election is a very risky proposition,' said McCaffrey, calling it a critical 'way station en route to an uncertain objective.'

Larry Kudlow | January 06, 2005

You wouldn't know it from the big media headlines, but 2004 was a pretty darn good year.

Ross Mackenzie | January 06, 2005

Brief comments on five items in the news:

Alan Reynolds | January 06, 2005

The start of each year is prime time for economic pessimists, who try to persuade us that terrible things are about to happen.

Chuck Colson | January 06, 2005

The aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami is more than dead bodies, devastated homes, and ruined lives. It includes nagging questions and, for some, despair.

George Will | January 06, 2005

A bad ending? Compared to what? Everything, as has been said since Einstein, is relative.

Wed, Jan 05, 2005

Michelle Malkin | January 05, 2005

At the drop of a hat, the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group sped from Hong Kong to help survivors of the tsunami disaster in southern Asia.

Walter E. Williams | January 05, 2005

We often hear the claim that our nation is a democracy. That wasn't the vision of the founders. They saw democracy as another form of tyranny.

Jonah Goldberg | January 05, 2005

Is the United Nations an odious institution?

Tony Blankley | January 05, 2005

In the aftermath of the current tidal wave disaster, the world is choking on political calculations and miscalculations. The political consequences are almost as ugly as the physical consequences of the great tide.

Terry Jeffrey | January 05, 2005

It is Nov. 22, 1963. You are Lee Harvey Oswald, you are in the Texas School Book Depository, and you are taking aim at President Kennedy.

Ben Shapiro | January 05, 2005

Feiglin shouldn't be ignored -- he should be encouraged. He embodies the future of Israel, a future in which true Jewish values will guide political decisions

Linda Chavez | January 05, 2005

The first Hispanic ever nominated to be attorney general, Gonzales's life story exemplifies the American Dream.

Chuck Colson | January 05, 2005

Americans, and especially American Christians, have always been extraordinarily generous people. It is really what set us apart in the beginning and sets us apart today with the disaster caused by the tsunami in the Indian Ocean.

Kathleen Parker | January 05, 2005

As the new year begins with ritual reflection and resolution, Democrats are consumed with angst, ennui and uncertainty.

John McCaslin | January 05, 2005

It was during a private meeting at the offices of interim Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi that Allawi told the senators to move their chairs away from the window - for fear an insurgent sniper might take aim at the American scalps.

Tue, Jan 04, 2005

Mike Adams | January 04, 2005

Dear absent student: I received your recent email asking to be excused from the first two days of class.

Star Parker | January 04, 2005

A new and provocative study on affirmative action, which will appear in the Stanford Law Review this month, is attracting such attention that there is a special click-through on the publication's Web site to field questions about it.

David Limbaugh | January 04, 2005

When you look at the Left's rush to judgment against the Bush administration for not reacting precisely according to its expectations (demands) concerning the tsunami disaster, you just have to wonder what kind of psychological forces motivate this group.

Cal Thomas | January 04, 2005

The questions are asked in an accusatory way, as if the questions themselves indict, try and convict as fools those who believe in God.

Dennis Prager | January 04, 2005

With this first column of 2005, I inaugurate a periodic series of columns devoted to explaining and making the case for what are called Judeo-Christian values.

Matt Towery | January 04, 2005

Before touching on the subject of so-called "tort reform," let me do what many congressmen and others often fail to do -- disclose my possible conflicts of interest.

Armstrong Williams | January 04, 2005

The impending change in the court's composition could have a profound effect on issues as pervasive as affirmative action, the level of separation between church and state, gun control and abortion rights.

Mon, Jan 03, 2005

Brent Bozell | January 03, 2005

Throw the rip-and-read desk calendar away as 2004 vanishes into the history books. Ten or 20 years from now when we look back at this time, how will we react?

Michael Barone | January 03, 2005

To gauge the prospects of success, it may be helpful to compare Bush's formidable task with the No. 1 goal of the incoming Clinton administration in 1993, health-care finance overhaul.

Mike Adams | January 03, 2005

I am so glad that all, well, nearly all of my students showed up today for my last lecture as a college professor.

Cal Thomas | January 03, 2005

In our tabloid-obsessed nation, perhaps a few people wonder what happened to Kathie Lee Gifford.

Caroline Glick | January 03, 2005

In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and the global war on terror that quickly ensued, it is difficult to remember that the first challenge to American security that the Bush administration encountered came not from the Arabs but from the Chinese.

Suzanne Fields | January 03, 2005

We've said goodbye to the old guy with a scythe (and a sigh), and the new baby will require the usual discipline and hard work. We've got 365 days to get it done if we want to finish this year.

Debra J. Saunders | January 03, 2005

Most environmentalists, to their credit, are not trying to capitalize on the Asian catastrophe. But a few cannot resist.

Diana West | January 03, 2005

The question worth mulling is the 'war worth fighting' one, with equivalent majorities in the military and civilian populations at odds over the answer.

Phyllis Schlafly | January 03, 2005

Conservative voters gave Republican politicians their best Christmas in at least half a century, conferring majorities at nearly all levels of government.

Frank Gaffney | January 03, 2005

A few weeks ago, two Republican Congressmen ? Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin ? were widely denounced for defying the will of the majority.

Rich Tucker | January 03, 2005

Everyone wants to retire at 50. Well, I?ve got a plan that will allow me to do just that. You might want to write this down and try it yourself.

Robert Novak | January 03, 2005

Colin Powell is no slug today. He is feisty, confident and, at 67, not nearly ready for retirement.

John Leo | January 03, 2005

In the fall of 2000, I promised my daughter the freshman that I wouldn?t write about Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) until she graduated.

Rich Lowry | January 03, 2005

When the disabled work, and can make more rational choices about how to use benefit dollars, government ultimately saves money.

Sun, Jan 02, 2005

Paul Jacob | January 02, 2005

'Tis been the season of presents, rewards, awards. Now political awards?

George Will | January 02, 2005

Herewith a statement the president might usefully make sometime, somewhere, to disentangle the issues: