Sun, Aug 14, 2005

Paul Jacob | August 14, 2005

Common sense is not so common. Is this just cynicism? If so, why does it describe our political culture so well?

George Will | August 14, 2005

At the other end of Independence Mall sparkles a modernist jewel of America's civic life, the National Constitution Center, a nongovernment institution that opened July 4, 2003, and already has received more than 2 million visitors.

Sat, Aug 13, 2005

Doug Giles | August 13, 2005

If you’re serious about living a life that will historically frame you out as a flop then you must get this into your craw: Nobody and nothing matters but you and your little world.

Caroline Glick | August 13, 2005

Suddenly, in the wake of last month's suicide bombings in London, we hear of news broadcasts from Paris to London to New York in which terrorism analysts announce vociferously that their countries must follow Israel's tracks in everything having to do with contending with suicide bombers.

Kathleen Parker | August 13, 2005

It is unseemly to critique how people express their personal grief, especially when it comes to those who've lost children to war.

Robert Novak | August 13, 2005

Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, worried about excesses in real estate investment, has privately called on other federal regulators to take a closer look at imprudent speculation.

Fri, Aug 12, 2005

Brent Bozell | August 12, 2005

Showtime, the pay-cable giant owned by Viacom, must be seeking a perfect schedule of 'edgy' sleaze.

Jonah Goldberg | August 12, 2005

It's very rare to hear a politician with public opinion on his side say, 'I don't believe in polls.' It's only when the public disagrees with him that a pol will say polls 'don't mean anything.'

David Limbaugh | August 12, 2005

Would someone please tell Sen. Barbara Boxer that John Roberts is not running for political office -- and get her a copy of the Constitution?

Mona Charen | August 12, 2005

Great Britain is struggling to come to grips with the meaning of those attacks, as they were launched not by foreigners but by entirely homegrown jihadists.

Oliver North | August 12, 2005

Our beloved mainstream media are complaining that President Bush is spending too much time at the 'Western White House' in Crawford, Texas.

Matt Towery | August 12, 2005

I've been dropping hints in previous columns about the FairTax proposal. Now the time is ripe to examine this idea.

Rich Tucker | August 12, 2005

Liberals seldom bother to attempt to marshal arguments. Instead they resort to launching personal attacks and changing the subject. Sometimes both in the same e-mail.

Jacob Sullum | August 12, 2005

In addition to his ambiguous record as a lawyer and judge, Supreme Court nominee John Roberts has the benefit of opponents who seem determined to discredit themselves and guarantee his confirmation.

Charles Krauthammer | August 12, 2005

Liberties should be as unlimited as possible -- unless and until there arises a real threat to the open society.

Thu, Aug 11, 2005

Thomas Sowell | August 11, 2005

Since Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863, you might think that there would be no need for a new book about it today.

Brent Bozell | August 11, 2005

One of the most profoundly annoying conceits of liberalism is the idea that dissent is the solitary province of the Left, and when liberals do it, they should be glorified for doing it, no matter how outrageous the protest.

Larry Elder | August 11, 2005

The fatwa denounces Islamic extremism. Or does it?

Suzanne Fields | August 11, 2005

A society defines itself by what it thinks is worth debating. The intellectual class, for whom the debate is all, gets a free ride.

Emmett Tyrrell | August 11, 2005

I have been reading an advance copy of memoirs written by Jesse Helms, the retired North Carolina senator who braved the liberals' indignation to create the politics that now prevail on Capitol Hill and in the White House, namely, modern American conservatism.

Robert Novak | August 11, 2005

This week's vicious attack on Judge John Roberts by the abortion lobby was not really a desperate effort to defeat him against overwhelming odds.

John McCaslin | August 11, 2005

It so happened that this columnist was staying at the Cal Neva Lodge at Lake Tahoe this past weekend when Marilyn Monroe's confessions to her psychiatrist were made public.

Ross Mackenzie | August 11, 2005

The Democrats may be better at certain aspects of government when they're in power and better at obstruction when they're not.

Marvin Olasky | August 11, 2005

Conservative, maybe -- but if 'South Park' is our future, there won't be much to conserve.

Alan Reynolds | August 11, 2005

Rubin was quite certain and quite certainly wrong. The budget surplus in fiscal 2000 was 2.4 percent of GDP. The deficit in 2005 was estimated at 3.5 percent of GDP.

Wed, Aug 10, 2005

Ann Coulter | August 10, 2005

Instead of news stories about how we must be doing something right in the war on terror, we're being carpet-bombed with news stories about how Bush doesn't have a 'plan,' the war was based on 'lies,' we're losing the war, the redcoats are coming!

Thomas Sowell | August 10, 2005

Back in June, this column pointed out that it is impossible to fight a war without heroism -- but that you would never know that from the mainstream media.

Michelle Malkin | August 10, 2005

For the past four years, Democrats have ceaselessly attacked Republicans for "exploiting" the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

John Stossel | August 10, 2005

In its contempt for the market, the federal government is setting high wages that keep people poor.

Walter E. Williams | August 10, 2005

We're not omniscient. That means making errors is unavoidable. Understanding the nature of errors is vital to our well-being. Let's look at it.

Jonah Goldberg | August 10, 2005

Much of Washington is having a grand time tittering about Robert Novak's potty mouth. But they're missing the big picture.

Tony Blankley | August 10, 2005

Democrats and the Hillary folks don't appear to be worried about re-election, while too many Republicans seem to be willing to give Hillary a pass. They are both wrong in their judgments.

Cal Thomas | August 10, 2005

One presumption is the falsehood that the United States can say 'never mind,' stop its effort to help bring freedom and self-determination to Iraq and, like magic, those who now hate and wish to destroy us will also say 'never mind' and go back to killing each other instead of us.

Ben Shapiro | August 10, 2005

What has happened in recent weeks to persuade the American public that the Iraq war is a disaster and President Bush is President Nixon?

Terry Jeffrey | August 10, 2005

So, what exactly is Hizb ut-Tahrir? And why would it inspire a liberal like Tony Blair to ban it in Britain -- a move that may require government actions that in the United States would violate constitutional protections for freedom of speech and religion?

Linda Chavez | August 10, 2005

So why is it that some black leaders have taken the occasion of the 40th anniversary of passage of the Voting Rights Act to engage in hate speech?

Kathleen Parker | August 10, 2005

Recent news that Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts Jr. once worked with gay activists on a landmark anti-discrimination case has all sides scurrying, with amusing results.

Rich Lowry | August 10, 2005

When the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts begin in a few weeks, his Democratic questioners are sure to obsess on something that doesn't exist: a generalized right to privacy.

Tue, Aug 09, 2005

Thomas Sowell | August 09, 2005

Every August, there are some Americans who insist on wringing their hands over the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, so it was perhaps inevitable that such people would have an orgy of wallowing in guilt on the 60th anniversary of that tragic day.

Mike Adams | August 09, 2005

Hello ladies. I am writing to initiate negotiations for a legal settlement that I think will be in the best interests of ASU feminists.

David Limbaugh | August 09, 2005

'Meet the Press' featured a debate between Professor Douglas Kmiec and former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo concerning whether Supreme Court nominees should be questioned about their religious beliefs.

Dennis Prager | August 09, 2005

In most of these essays making the case for Judeo-Christian values, I have contrasted Judeo-Christian values only with leftist values: secularism, liberalism, socialism, humanism, environmentalism.

Rebecca Hagelin | August 09, 2005

As the mother of three teens, I admit that I sometimes 'fall back' in my own war with the culture. It’s often tough, tiresome and even tedious.

Bill Murchison | August 09, 2005

So the president signs the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and on the same day, the price of crude oil jumps nearly $2 a barrel.

John McCaslin | August 09, 2005

What is it that a conservative wants to conserve?

Mon, Aug 08, 2005

Michael Barone | August 08, 2005

Anyone who has been keeping up with British opinion since the July 7 bombings will have noticed that 'multiculturalism' is under sharp attack.

Mike Adams | August 08, 2005

One afternoon in the summer of 1989, I was sitting in my living room playing my 12-string Yamaha guitar.

Star Parker | August 08, 2005

The coalition is a group of 40 black pastors, representing congregations numbering in the tens of thousands throughout the state of Texas, who support the Federal Marriage Amendment.

Cal Thomas | August 08, 2005

Blair's actions are long overdue and that's the problem.

Suzanne Fields | August 08, 2005

When George W. Bush remarked to Texas reporters the other day that he thought the belief in 'intelligent design' a fit subject for polite conversation, his critics accused him of trying to reprise the Scopes trial.

Diana West | August 08, 2005

Question: What's the best thing that has happened recently in the so-called war on terror?

Robert Novak | August 08, 2005

At George W. Bush's Crawford, Texas, ranch last Thursday, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe told President Bush he needs more U.S. aircraft to replace losses in his country's war against narco-terrorism.

John Leo | August 08, 2005

While you're sound asleep, some unknown person comes and tinkers with your car, or if you're an athlete, with your personal bodily fluids.

Jack Kemp | August 08, 2005

When Congress returns from its summer recess, it will take up two core components of President Bush's second-term domestic agenda:

Armstrong Williams | August 08, 2005

Niger is facing a holocaust. Famine has ravaged the nation. Inflation is vertical and shows no signs of slowing down.

Sun, Aug 07, 2005

Caroline Glick | August 07, 2005

With all the mayhem in Israel today it is difficult to step back and take note of a terrible crime that happens elsewhere.

Paul Jacob | August 07, 2005

Let's count our blessings. Congress is out of session. The men and women of Congress did their damage, sure enough, but at least during these hot, sticky days of August we're safe. They're on recess. Washington is now left with 35,000 lonely lobbyists.

George Will | August 07, 2005

Being at work is a lot less fun these days for the entire domestic auto industry.