Sensible Americans understand that, whatever their opinions about the war's origins and execution, leaving Iraq as a failed state would be disastrous. They also understand that overreaching now would not be a rational response to having underachieved so far.
At Cindy Sheehan's side since Aug. 6 when she began her antiwar protest outside President Bush's Texas ranch have been three groups that openly support the Iraqi insurgency against U.S. troops: Code Pink-Women For Peace, United for Peace & Justice, and Veterans For Peace.
The various euphemisms such as ?reproductive self-determination,? and ?reproductive justice,? vastly overstate what government can provide. The government cannot assure anyone that they will achieve their reproductive goals. This so-called freedom is a negation: it is only the right to say ?no? to a baby.
Call me old-fashioned, but a grief-stricken war mother shouldn't have her own full-time PR flack. After your third profile on 'Entertainment Tonight,' you're no longer a grieving mom; you're a C-list celebrity trolling for a book deal or a reality show.
Prosperity is a double-edged sword. Right now we are being cut by high gas prices. I wonder if we have the moral clarity embodied in previous generations to do without and not complain. If the economy takes a dive, we will find out.
Who is qualified to speak on matters of national security? According to the American left, only pacifists, military members who have served in combat and direct relatives of those slain in combat or in acts of terrorism.
Sheehan, whose oldest son was killed in Iraq more than a year ago, has been front-page news in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and dozens of other major newspapers ever since she took up residence outside the president's private retreat.
We’ve been bombarded by so many messages about how reading expands the mind, excites the imagination and enhances the vocabulary that many parents have forgotten that the benefit of reading for our children very much depends on what they’re reading.
Why would anyone want to become a police officer when even self-defense is now deemed 'excessive force' and 'racist?'
Congressional Republicans should move reauthorization to the top of their 2006 agenda and vote on the bill a year early. That will take the air out of the Democrat’s election year strategy, making the issue for them as flat as their leadership.
Common sense is not so common. Is this just cynicism? If so, why does it describe our political culture so well?