The decision by the House Republican leadership to go back to the old House Ethics Committee rules to govern the investigation of Majority Leader Tom DeLay was wholly the work of Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who did not ask for a show of hands from his colleagues.
I was recently invited to speak to C-Fact, a conservative environmentalist group at the University of Minnesota.
Last month, the leading lights of journalism reported (with a trace of smugness) the results of a study showing that adolescents who took a pledge of sexual abstinence were almost as likely as those who took no pledges to contract sexually transmitted diseases.
What are some truths about the filibuster, blameworthiness and the nuclear option?
In a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Sen. Clinton, D-N.Y., wrote this week: 'National security and, in particular, security at our borders, must continue to be paramount.'
Here is the undeniable, irrefutable truth of the whole controversy over John Bolton's embattled nomination for the job as America's ambassador to the United Nations.
If Democrats weren't afraid to admit the real reasons they are obstructing the nomination of John Bolton to be our next United Nations ambassador, they wouldn't be interposing such embarrassingly lame objections as 'John Bolton once yelled at an insubordinate subordinate.'
During the worst of the Palestinian terror attacks on Israelis, I visited Israel and made a documentary ("Israel in a Time of Terror") about how Israelis regarded and lived with the murdering of their fellow men, women and children.
It seems that it takes more than a little chutzpah on the part of this Jewish columnist to interpret the ideas of the pope, but he is not without significance for all of us, because of the influence he will have on cultural attitudes.
A recent small gathering of conservatives who dared to criticize judicial supremacists has caused an outpouring of paranoia among liberals and others who want judges to make the major social and political decisions of our times.