Sun, Jan 23, 2005

Paul Jacob | January 23, 2005

If my daughter runs off with a fellow named Clyde and starts shooting up banks, I'll know I made a terrible mistake ? as my wife will no doubt remind me.

George Will | January 23, 2005

Having had their fill of post-election introspection, the 447 Democratic Party luminaries who on Feb. 12 will elect their new chairman surely now yearn for stronger wine and madder music.

Sat, Jan 22, 2005

Brent Bozell | January 22, 2005

FOX must be thanking their lucky stars that 'American Idol' is back and drawing a bigger debut audience than ever before, because the 'reality' show genre has been sinking at that network lately.

Oliver North | January 22, 2005

Humor works because there's always a grain of truth in it. But there's nothing funny about the ongoing attacks on God when it comes to the personal faith of the president of the United States.

Caroline Glick | January 22, 2005

Writing Tuesday in The Daily Telegraph, British military historian John Keegan compared the Palestinian terror war to the Iraqi insurgency.

Doug Giles | January 22, 2005

How many of you have prayed ? believed ? desired ? hoped and worked for something, and then, in one fell swoop, all your efforts seemingly get crossed up and don?t pay off?

Debra J. Saunders | January 22, 2005

Ask yourself this: If John Kerry had won the election, would the same people suggest that there be no celebration in Washington? Hardly.

Ed Feulner | January 22, 2005

President Bush has grabbed the third rail of American politics, and he isn?t letting go. During last year?s presidential campaign, he repeatedly warned Americans that Social Security is in a crisis and needs to be fixed soon.

Rich Tucker | January 22, 2005

They were wrong. It was the United States that would eventually lead the victory over fascism and craft the world we enjoy today. Luckily, after Pearl Harbor, the America Firsters quietly melted away.

Larry Kudlow | January 22, 2005

Bush?s speech was all about spreading freedom and democracy, the essential tools in winning the war.

Kathleen Parker | January 22, 2005

Sure, there was enough fur among the crowd to carpet the Arctic Circle, but even the 'hirsuted' had blue lips.

Robert Novak | January 22, 2005

Sources close to New York Gov. George Pataki say he has been asked whether he would consider filling the vacancy of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Fri, Jan 21, 2005

Jonah Goldberg | January 21, 2005

President Bush's historic second inaugural address will no doubt occasion endless amounts of insta-analysis.

David Limbaugh | January 21, 2005

Two major changes have occurred since those long-forgotten days when Democrats were identifying Social Security as a crisis that had to be fixed immediately:

Mona Charen | January 21, 2005

Now, by inaugurating his second term with a sweeping declaration of ambition for world freedom, he has found the perfect mold into which to pour his vaulting idealism.

Chuck Colson | January 21, 2005

Yesterday President Bush delivered his second inaugural address -- and what an exciting one it was, for the difference it makes to people everywhere who love freedom.

Charles Krauthammer | January 21, 2005

It is no accident that Russia then begins hinting at making common cause with China.

Thu, Jan 20, 2005

Ann Coulter | January 20, 2005

Hollywood liberals could not be reached for comment on the cost of the inauguration because they were being fitted for gowns and jewelry worth millions of dollars in anticipation of Oscar night.

Thomas Sowell | January 20, 2005

The latest liberal spin on Social Security is that there is no problem. Of course, there is no problem with any obligation if you are willing to welsh when it comes time to pay it.

Larry Elder | January 20, 2005

Former Democratic vice-presidential contender Geraldine Ferraro inadvertently revealed the real reason behind Democrats' resistance to the president's proposal of Social Security partial privatization.

Suzanne Fields | January 20, 2005

A clue to what the president will say in his second inaugural address this morning lies in the words he delivered four years ago:

Emmett Tyrrell | January 20, 2005

The present acrimonious controversy that Lawrence H. Summers, the president of Harvard University, finds himself in reminds me of something I have suspected for years.

Rebecca Hagelin | January 20, 2005

President Bush said, 'As we prepare to celebrate our nation?s 55th presidential inauguration, I can think of no better way to begin than by giving thanks for our freedom and those who make it possible.'

George Will | January 20, 2005

What constitutes a crisis is a matter of opinion, and everyone is entitled to his or her own. But not to his or her own facts. Here are some:

John McCaslin | January 20, 2005

Baby, it's cold outside. But it's not the coldest inaugural celebration that 13-time presidential parade announcer Charlie Brotman remembers.

Marvin Olasky | January 20, 2005

Leftists love to talk about the structural problems that purportedly keep down the poor, and by that they mean a free market system.

Rich Lowry | January 20, 2005

The U.S. intelligence community's most recent estimate is that 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year.

Ross Mackenzie | January 20, 2005

Random quotes about items currently in the news. . . .

Wed, Jan 19, 2005

Michelle Malkin | January 19, 2005

If you watched the evening news a week ago, you may recall the sensational story of a distraught Marine who died in a murderous shootout with police.

Walter E. Williams | January 19, 2005

Seitz, formerly of Harvard's Center for International Affairs and a Los Alamos National Laboratory consultant, has written extensively on weapons of mass destruction and proliferation.

Brent Bozell | January 19, 2005

The drama over the release of the CBS internal probe of Rathergate had several acts. In the first act, nearly everyone acknowledged that the actual 'news' gathering by CBS was amazingly unprofessional.

Jonah Goldberg | January 19, 2005

Doing remarkably little to combat the stereotype that women are emotionally frail and constitutionally incapable of dealing with stress, Professor Nancy Hopkins of MIT told the Boston Globe that she had to leave a lecture delivered by Harvard president Larry Summers because if she didn't she would have 'either blacked out or thrown up.'

Tony Blankley | January 19, 2005

This week in the New Yorker magazine, Seymour Hersh wrote the following words:

Cal Thomas | January 19, 2005

Desperate to get back in power after their banishment from leadership in the garden of Washington, Democrats appear ready to play the religion card.

Ben Shapiro | January 19, 2005

Portraying suburbia as a morally hypocritical, empty, sick place is nothing new for Hollywood elites.

Terry Jeffrey | January 19, 2005

President Bush has become, quite rightly, an evangelist for the virtues of private property, speaking about an 'ownership society' just about everywhere he goes.

Linda Chavez | January 19, 2005

The president of Harvard University is the last person you'd expect to venture politically incorrect opinions on gender and intelligence.

Kathleen Parker | January 19, 2005

In the movie 'Annie Hall,' Woody Allen's Alvy Singer character memorably says: 'I can't enjoy anything unless everybody is. If one guy is starving someplace, that puts a crimp in my evening.'

Chuck Colson | January 19, 2005

Abortion is the center of the women?s movement, despite mounting evidence of the damage it does to women. A new book details that evidence.

Bruce Bartlett | January 19, 2005

Regardless of what proposal President Bush?s tax reform commission comes up with, the principal debate about it inevitably will be how much more or less will each income class pay relative to current law?

Larry Kudlow | January 19, 2005

As his policies reshape the American economy and the world, he has far more clout and influence than his predecessors Bill Clinton or George H.W. Bush ever had.

Tue, Jan 18, 2005

Star Parker | January 18, 2005

Liberals, particularly black liberals, will claim this incident simply confirms what they have known all along.

David Limbaugh | January 18, 2005

Far be it from me to accuse the mainstream media of rooting for failure in the Jan. 30 Iraqi elections, but their reporting sometimes makes you wonder.

Dennis Prager | January 18, 2005

Those who do not believe that moral values must come from the Bible or be based upon God's moral instruction argue that they have a better source for values: human reason.

Matt Towery | January 18, 2005

This week brings us to consideration of another name that deserves serious consideration -- a name that now may be viewed as just as much a long shot as Gingrich, although for different reasons.

Rich Tucker | January 18, 2005

There?s no point in having a conservative Congress if it?s not going to work to enact conservative policies. At some point lawmakers have to be willing to take political risks to do what?s right.

John McCaslin | January 18, 2005

Forget about becoming a senator or congressman. The key to the White House, or so recent history shows us, is hidden in a governor's mansion.

Larry Kudlow | January 18, 2005

Well-known Princeton economics professor Burt Malkiel is providing meaningful, data-driven support of market-investing in personal savings accounts as part of Social Security reform.

Mon, Jan 17, 2005

Michael Barone | January 17, 2005

Typically we criticize our politicians as shortsighted, looking only to the next election, unwilling to take any short-term risk for the long-term national interests.

Mike Adams | January 17, 2005

As soon as Mark (pseudonym) walked into his Women in Literature class, his professor handed him a note stating the following:

Cal Thomas | January 17, 2005

Probably more vigilance and money are being devoted to protecting Thursday's inauguration of President Bush from terrorists than have been dedicated to any public event on U.S. soil in history.

Caroline Glick | January 17, 2005

This week a team of American and Israeli researchers presented a study of the Palestinian population statistics.

Suzanne Fields | January 17, 2005

When the president takes the oath of office this week, he will, as 42 presidents before him have done, place his hand on the Bible.

Diana West | January 17, 2005

For about 24 hours, my hat was off to the seven members of the board governing the Jackson-George Regional Library System in southern Mississippi.

Phyllis Schlafly | January 17, 2005

While national media are filled with pictures of horrors all over the world, the biggest tragedy in the United States rates only local stories.

John Leo | January 17, 2005

In my ceaseless efforts to discover how liberals think, I have a great advantage: I live in Manhattan, where everybody is liberal, so opportunities for fieldwork are boundless.

Jack Kemp | January 17, 2005

This week we are celebrating a quadrennial tradition of peaceful transition from one government to the next - something about which many countries even today can only dream.

Rich Lowry | January 17, 2005

As the drumbeat of bad news continues in Iraq and calls for a U.S. withdrawal begin to take hold, a popular clich?ill get increased currency:

Armstrong Williams | January 17, 2005

Indonesian Vice President, Jusuf Kalla, has offered a grim ultimatum to those providing help: get out by March 26.

Robert Novak | January 17, 2005

At a Saturday night party during Washington's bleak holiday season in December 2001, I was a fascinated bystander listening to Michael Chertoff debate a senior Republican congressional staffer.

Sun, Jan 16, 2005

Paul Jacob | January 16, 2005

Ideally, news should "slant" to the truth. Practically, the presentation of news usually skews towards sensationalism. As news consumers, we accept this, though too rarely compensate for it.

George Will | January 16, 2005

Moral hazard exists when government policy creates incentives that make bad behavior rational.