Sun, Sep 18, 2005

Paul Jacob | September 18, 2005

Hurricane Katrina was so powerful it brought LBJ's 'War on Poverty' back from the grave. TV's talking heads and a slew of politicians now push for a renewed effort against poverty. But their own poverty of sense is showing.

Sat, Sep 17, 2005

Doug Giles | September 17, 2005

Hey, lunatic-fringe-self-proclaimed-prophet-of-gloom—can you please stop with the 'God struck down New Orleans because of Mardi Gras and Biloxi because of their gambling' blather?

Caroline Glick | September 17, 2005

Less than a week after the Israel Defense Forces's final retreat from Gaza, Israel's senior military brass found itself warding off attacks on two fronts.

Kathleen Parker | September 17, 2005

It is a feat of linguistic magic to deflect criticism as playing the 'blame game,' and White House press secretary Scott McClellan is Katrina's David Copperfield.

Robert Novak | September 17, 2005

Sen. Elizabeth Dole, the Senate Republican campaign chairman, has assigned fellow Republicans to defend Sen. Rick Santorum.

Kathleen Parker | September 17, 2005

It is a feat of linguistic magic to deflect criticism as playing the 'blame game,' and White House press secretary Scott McClellan is Katrina's David Copperfield.

Fri, Sep 16, 2005

Mike Adams | September 16, 2005

I?ve heard that old saying dozens of times since then but, lately, I?ve been having my doubts about its validity. Some reasons for those doubts follow:

Jonah Goldberg | September 16, 2005

During the first day of questioning at his Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court chief justice, John Roberts was asked about his religious views by Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif.

David Limbaugh | September 16, 2005

U.S. District Judge Lawrence Karlton's decision that a California "school district's policy and practice of teacher-led recitation of the Pledge violates the Establishment Clause," provides a timely illustration of judicial activism at work.

Mona Charen | September 16, 2005

The image has achieved iconic status: 12-year-old Muhammad al-Dura crouching behind a concrete barrier next to his father as (presumably) Israeli bullets ricochet around the pair.

Oliver North | September 16, 2005

This week Kilgannon went into the belly of the beast, the 2005 World Summit in New York -- a gathering of nearly 170 Heads of State celebrating the United Nations' 60th anniversary.

Rich Tucker | September 16, 2005

Accidents will happen. But, as any insurance company will tell you, most accidents could have been prevented. That’s what allows an accident to become a tragedy.

George Will | September 16, 2005

Pilots, flight attendants and other members of different unions are crossing the picket lines manned by members of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association.

Thu, Sep 15, 2005

Thomas Sowell | September 15, 2005

Whatever later investigation may turn up about the mistakes of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in New Orleans, it is unlikely to show the shrill charges of 'racism' to be anything other than reckless political rhetoric.

Brent Bozell | September 15, 2005

In the midst of the hurricane devastation, the folks at NBC's 'Today' seemed a bit too smiley for a Monday morning as they kept reporting that President Bush's approval ratings had hit an 'all-time low.'

Larry Elder | September 15, 2005

Just before Hurricane Katrina arrived, Alabama Gov. Bob Riley [D] announced his intention to prosecute 'gougers.' 'Those who engage in price gouging will be punished to the fullest extent of the law,' said Gov. Riley.

Suzanne Fields | September 15, 2005

It's not easy to dislodge a trendy fad, particularly among the public intellectuals and the aspiring sophisticates of the chattering class, but 'multiculturalism' may be getting an intellectual re-examination.

Debra J. Saunders | September 15, 2005

Conservative dean William Rusher issued this sage advice at the University Club in San Francisco last week: Don't expect Republican politicians to be faithful ideologues, they'll only break your heart.

Matt Towery | September 15, 2005

If you don't believe America will suffer another terrorist attack or that we should step up our preparedness for that likely day of reckoning, then you're in disagreement with both President George W. Bush and Tony Blankley.

Emmett Tyrrell | September 15, 2005

The very day he spoke a congressional task force reported that the levees that failed in New Orleans would have been raised higher and strengthened in 1996 by the Army Corps of Engineers were it not for a lawsuit filed by environmentalists led by who else but the Sierra Club.

Marvin Olasky | September 15, 2005

Many people, including Muslims and atheists, are getting their hands dirty in post-Katrina help. So are government and nonprofit professionals. But everyone knows that church groups are key.

John McCaslin | September 15, 2005

You might have read that former White House intern Monica Lewinsky has crossed the pond to pursue an advanced degree in social psychology at the London School of Economics.

Robert Novak | September 15, 2005

Sen. Tom Coburn, playing his familiar role of skunk at the Sunday school picnic, is arguing that massive federal spending in the wake of Hurricane Katrina must entail some sacrifice.

Alan Reynolds | September 15, 2005

When it comes to evaluating the economic impact of hurricane Katrina, two errors are constantly repeated.

Ross Mackenzie | September 15, 2005

Time for a breather from Supreme Court vacancies and Katrina. Let's talk about what may be some of the newest arrivals in your neighborhood.

Wed, Sep 14, 2005

Megan Basham | September 14, 2005

A movie about exorcism may seem like rather flashy material for bringing up such weighty issues, but if you take the Bible at its word, as I assume many readers of this publication do, then the question of when and how often demonic possession is misconstrued as a psychological disorder is a legitimate one.

Ann Coulter | September 14, 2005

The left's redefinition of judicial activism to mean something it's not allows liberals to claim they oppose judicial activism and to launch spirited denunciations of conservative judges as the real 'judicial activists.'

Thomas Sowell | September 14, 2005

A recent headline on the editorial page in the Wall Street Journal read: 'John Roberts Deserves a Dignified Hearing.' That misstates the issue.

Michelle Malkin | September 14, 2005

I am not an architect, but here is my 9/11 architectural philosophy: War memorials should memorialize war.

John Stossel | September 14, 2005

The media rant about new dangers such as West Nile virus, avian flu and SARS. You'd think life was more dangerous than ever.

Walter E. Williams | September 14, 2005

The fallout from Hurricane Katrina has featured a lot of ignorance and demagoguery about prices. Let's look at some of it.

Jonah Goldberg | September 14, 2005

Here's a gloomy thought for you: America is going to be lonely for a very long time. After reading the October issue of The American Enterprise, 'Red America, Blue Europe,' that's the only conclusion one can draw.

David Limbaugh | September 14, 2005

Nothing could better illustrate the wrongheadedness of modern liberalism toward the role of the courts in the American constitutional framework than the allusions to Hurricane Katrina by Senators Leahy, Kennedy and others in the context of the Roberts confirmation hearings.

Cal Thomas | September 14, 2005

The last place I want to be is at the dentist; until I witnessed 18 senators posture for the cameras and special interest groups.

Debra J. Saunders | September 14, 2005

I push the pedal to the metal as I challenge another journalist driving down Folsom Street to see who can make it back to the Sierra Club convention first.

Ben Shapiro | September 14, 2005

On September. 17, 1787, as members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the founding document of the United States of America, Dr. Benjamin Franklin turned to a few of his fellow members.

Terry Jeffrey | September 14, 2005

Sen. Hillary Clinton sometimes talks as if she wants oil and gas to be cheap and abundant, but she never stops working to make them expensive and scarce.

Linda Chavez | September 14, 2005

The race men are at it again, turning the tragedy of New Orleans into a morality tale about racism in America.

Chuck Colson | September 14, 2005

When fire, flood, or hurricane strike, it's no secret that the first responders are usually Christians. Find out about the Church at work in and around New Orleans.

Kathleen Parker | September 14, 2005

Katrina's detritus will be months in the sifting, but what best reveals what went wrong may be found in the contrast between bureaucrats ensnared in red tape and three individuals who sprang into action as circumstances required.

Tue, Sep 13, 2005

Thomas Sowell | September 13, 2005

During my first semester of teaching, many years ago, I was surprised to encounter the philosophy that the brightest students did not need much help from the teacher because 'they can get it anyway' and that my efforts should be directed toward the slower or low-performing students.

Dennis Prager | September 13, 2005

As a result of the repudiation of Judeo-Christian values, we are witnessing the ascendance of the feminine in Western society.

Bill Murchison | September 13, 2005

Now, as we all know, if we listen attentively to Sen. Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Establishment Chorus, it was government that failed the people of the Gulf Coast when Katrina rolled down upon them.

Rebecca Hagelin | September 13, 2005

It isn’t hard to convince most parents to enlist in the daily battle for the hearts and minds of their children -- the evidence of cultural rot is all around. But many lack the practical tools they need to assure victory.

George Will | September 13, 2005

The idea that Katrina would change the only thing that matters -- thinking -- perished even more quickly, at about the time Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, a suitable symbol of congressional narcissism, dramatized the severity of the tragedy by taking a television interviewer on a helicopter flight over ... her destroyed beach house.

Herman Cain | September 13, 2005

The immediate, national outpouring of support for victims of Hurricane Katrina makes us proud of our nation and her compassionate citizens.

Mon, Sep 12, 2005

Michael Barone | September 12, 2005

In 2002, everyone agreed FEMA should be put under Homeland Security; now, people say it should be taken out.

Star Parker | September 12, 2005

What we are witnessing is a well-honed black political public-relations operation geared to obfuscation, stoking hatred and fear, and nurturing helplessness and dependence among black citizens.

Mike Adams | September 12, 2005

I know you are concerned now that there are three Marxist professors in your department when, just a year ago, there was only one.

Cal Thomas | September 12, 2005

President Bush might as well have asked Karen Hughes - his friend and longtime political adviser - to hold back Hurricane Katrina, because he has assigned her an equally impossible task.

Suzanne Fields | September 12, 2005

Katrina and Angela offer hope for a better relationship between the United States and Germany.

Debra J. Saunders | September 12, 2005

How can a city prepare to arrest law-abiding citizens who don't want to leave their homes, while letting criminals roam freely on the streets?

Diana West | September 12, 2005

New Orleans is still underwater, and Hillary Clinton wants an 'independent' Katrina Commission to review the government's reaction -- never mind that the government is still reacting.

Phyllis Schlafly | September 12, 2005

He had no experience as a judge, and his boss, former President Richard Nixon, would embarrassingly refer to him as 'Renchburg.'

Frank Gaffney | September 12, 2005

Since it seems the only news that is fit to print (or air) these days has to do with Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, finding a related angle to call needed public and leadership attention to something else happening in the world requires a little ingenuity.

Jennifer Roback Morse | September 12, 2005

We all know that rebuilding the physical infrastructure of New Orleans will require tremendous resources. But rebuilding the civil society of the Big Easy will require just as much effort, and has so far gotten almost no attention.

John Leo | September 12, 2005

Recriminations started early, and commentary quickly broke along partisan lines.

Robert Novak | September 12, 2005

With Senate confirmation of Judge John G. Roberts Jr. as chief justice virtually assured, the struggle for the Supreme Court returns to replacing retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Armstrong Williams | September 12, 2005

Last week, when Hurricane Katrina buried an entire city beneath water, Erica Wickam and James McCloud showed up for each other. Through small acts of heroism, they were able to make it out alive.

Jack Kemp | September 12, 2005

It is disappointing that the Republican Party has not institutionalized the supply-side principles of low tax rates, benign regulations, rule-based monetary policy, liberalized trade and prudent government spending.

Sun, Sep 11, 2005

Paul Jacob | September 11, 2005

The other day, Hawaii politicians waded out into the desert of idiot economics and said 'the water's fine!'