Sat, Mar 15, 2008

Janice Shaw Crouse | March 15, 2008

The reality, for so-called high-class call girls is a little bit different than marketing makes them out to be.

Chuck Colson | March 15, 2008

So, as Western culture abandons its Christian roots, we ought not to be surprised that infanticide is making a comeback.

Michael Barone | March 15, 2008

The abrupt resignation of Adm. William Fallon as the head of Central Command almost got lost amid the breaking news of Barack Obama's victory in the Mississippi primary and Eliot Spitzer's resignation as governor of New York.

A funny thing is happening. While Hillary and Bill appeal to super delegates to override the will of the voters and back Hillary, the super delegates are doing just the opposite.

Kathryn Lopez | March 15, 2008

Have you been waiting for a politician to say the right things, and are you more than a little disappointed with the right-of-center political landscape as we approach spring 2008?

Robert Novak | March 15, 2008

The disgraced Eliot Spitzer had hardly resigned as governor of New York when Republican strategists began calculating a return to power in Albany via New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Tom Borelli | March 15, 2008

Once known as the "Sheriff of Wall Street," New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has resigned because of his involvement in a prostitution ring and is now a target of a federal probe.

Fri, Mar 14, 2008

Michael Gerson | March 14, 2008

The economy is a rising issue in presidential politics, but Iraq still overshadows this election.

Rich Tucker | March 14, 2008

It’s important to set difficult goals and work to reach them. But it’s also important to look back occasionally and realize how much you’ve already accomplished.

Amanda Carpenter | March 14, 2008

Reverend Jeremiah White’s sermon that inspired the title of Barack Obama’s best-selling memoir and 2004 Democratic National Convention speech suggests the world is full of pain and despair.

Frank Donatelli | March 14, 2008

Instead of focusing on hard-working families, the AFL-CIO is practicing the same old attack-and-destroy politics, fighting dirty instead of giving their members the truth.

Ann Coulter | March 14, 2008

You know that queasy feeling you get thinking about Bill Clinton back in the White House again? Now you remember why. Hillary Clinton couldn't feel worse about the Spitzer case if she were an actual New Yorker.

Diana West | March 14, 2008

As a reasonably optimistic person, I try to look on the bright side whenever possible -- unless bright-side facts are completely blotted out by bleak ones.

John McCaslin | March 14, 2008

Malachy McCourt recalled that when he faced Mr. Spitzer in the 2006 election, he proposed New York drop its nickname "the Empire State" because empires require emperors and Mr. Spitzer already was acting too much like one.

Rich Galen | March 14, 2008

Soon-to-be Former Governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer won the election for Governor as part of the Democratic tsunami which rolled across the nation on November 7, 2006.

Amanda Carpenter | March 14, 2008

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected a one-year ban on earmarks strongly backed by a small contingent of fiscal hawks, including Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R.-Ariz.).

John Hawkins | March 14, 2008

Long ago, when I was a mushy headed moderate, I studied conservatism and liberalism to try to figure out what the best philosophy was for my life and for my country.

Brent Bozell | March 14, 2008

It should be no surprise that Lewis Black is a star on Comedy Central, that venomous Viacom property that markets mockery of everything polite, charitable and (especially) holy.

Jonah Goldberg | March 14, 2008

"Fear not, for the worst is yet to come" has never had a more optimistic ring, at least for Republicans.

David Limbaugh | March 14, 2008

When Barack Obama promises change for America, I graciously assume, for now, that he doesn't mean he will change America to conform to his apparently racist pastor's vision for this country.

Mona Charen | March 14, 2008

Hamas is without doubt a serious problem, having wrested control of Gaza from the Palestinian Authority in June 2007.

Oliver North | March 14, 2008

Spitzer's sexual shenanigans also pushed another unexpected departure into the background noise -- that of U.S Navy Admiral William "Fox" Fallon, the commander in chief of U.S. Central Command.

Pat Buchanan | March 14, 2008

To observe Democrats this week, savaging one of their heroines, is to understand why the party is unready to rule.

Linda Chavez | March 14, 2008

A funny thing happened on the way to the election: Many Americans had a change of heart about the war in Iraq.

Matt Towery | March 14, 2008

This week, the federal government went back to its same old playbook and pumped $280 billion into the financial community to create instant additional liquidity.

Burt Prelutsky | March 14, 2008

Growing up, as I did, in the home of Russian Jewish immigrants, it figures that I’d start out thinking that, by all rights, FDR belonged on Mount Rushmore.

Charles Krauthammer | March 14, 2008

Elections can be about policy, personality or identity. The race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton is surely not about policy. The differences between the two are microscopic.

Kathleen Parker | March 14, 2008

Race and gender, once the courted darlings of the Democrats, are becoming party poopers. Free speech, it seems, is no longer so free in the political arena.

Mike Gallagher | March 14, 2008

It would be nice if politicians would act like adults and tell a screaming media to take a long hike off a short pier every time they ask for one of those phony acts of contrition.

Douglas MacKinnon | March 14, 2008

Poor Geraldine Ferraro. For simply stating what she believed to be true, many of her fellow Democrats and the liberal intelligentsia are impugning her very character and even her mental well-being.

Thu, Mar 13, 2008

Michael Reagan | March 13, 2008

Along with most Americans, the media have swooned over Eliot Spitzer like women swooning over Barack Obama (about whom they are also aswoon), but are now outraged over the departing New York governor for doing naughty things to what appears to be a battery of hookers.

Rich Lowry | March 13, 2008

The Democrats are famous for forming circular firing squads. But apparently the real gunplay doesn't begin until every member of the firing squad thinks he or she has been the victim of racism or sexism.

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown | March 13, 2008

“America’s Spiritual Leader”, “The Divine Ms. Winfrey” and “Reverend Oprah” are some of the titles Oprah Winfrey has been given over the last 20 years. Maybe “The World’s Pastor” could now be added to the list, since her show is broadcast in 136 countries. In just the United States alone, her show is seen by an estimated 49 million viewers.

Sandy Rios | March 13, 2008

Over 60 percent of New Yorkers wanted Governor Elliott Spitzer to resign at the revelation he had solicited sex with a prostitute.

Bill Steigerwald | March 13, 2008

Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, though wary, was a good sport when she was gently questioned by a fellow journalist recently in the nearly empty lobby of the Carnegie Music Hall in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

David Strom | March 13, 2008

It’s long past time for the nanny state crowd to sit down and shut up.

Ashley Herzog | March 13, 2008

Last week, Science Daily reported on a study from Northwestern University which proved “that girls have superior language abilities than boys...and gender differences in language appear biological.”

Amanda Carpenter | March 13, 2008

The controversial pastor who inspired the title of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s autobiography has been videotaped invoking racial slurs while discussing Hillary Clinton.

Ross Mackenzie | March 13, 2008

Defining experiences and encounters with key people blend with the genes that form each one of us. So it is with the late William Buckley, who deeply affected not only your correspondent but the nation.

Cliff May | March 13, 2008

Al-Qaeda and other militant Islamist groups live in a shadow world where they plot to kill you and me.

John McCaslin | March 13, 2008

Former vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro maintains that if you go back to 1984 and "if my name was Gerard Ferraro instead of Geraldine Ferraro, I would have never been chosen as a vice-presidential candidate."

Victor Davis Hanson | March 13, 2008

Gaza erupted in celebration last week to the news that a Palestinian had murdered Jewish religious students in Jerusalem.

Larry Elder | March 13, 2008

Critics dismiss Barack Obama's plans to bring the "two Americas" together. But, his plans may just work.

Ken Blackwell | March 13, 2008

The two red-hot issues fused by the District of Columbia v. Heller case -- guns and judges -- are two of the most divisive in American politics.

Cal Thomas | March 13, 2008

Had New York Governor Eliot Spitzer reached out for the Gideon Bible in his fancy Washington, D.C., hotel room instead of, allegedly, a high-priced prostitute, he might have been forewarned of the dangers in such liaisons.

Suzanne Fields | March 13, 2008

All politics are local, as every successful politician can tell you. Like life itself, all politics are universal, too.

Paul Greenberg | March 13, 2008

Barack Obama faces a test of character in this unending race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Donald Lambro | March 13, 2008

This has not been a good week to be a Democrat.

Rebecca Hagelin | March 13, 2008

People forget that we’re not at war with Iraq -- we’re at war in Iraq. We’re not fighting a nation or a government with a designated leader. We’re fighting terrorists who scurry among Middle Eastern countries and hide out in caves.

Steve Chapman | March 13, 2008

Politicians take people's money with a promise to fulfill desires that supposedly can't be attained any other way. Prostitutes do the same, though by reputation, they are more reliable in delivering.

Robert Novak | March 13, 2008

The U.S. Supreme Court has before it a brief signed by Vice President Cheney opposing the Bush administration's stance.

George Will | March 13, 2008

Were it not for the 12th Amendment, ratified on June 15, 1804, presidential nominees could, and probably would prefer to, run alone, without being saddled with pesky vice presidential running mates.

William Rusher | March 13, 2008

Modern political history offers no more astonishing story than the account of how the American conservative movement emerged, seemingly out of nowhere.

Wed, Mar 12, 2008

Despite their apostasy in holding early primaries in defiance of the powers that be in the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Michigan and Florida both deserve to have do-over primaries.

Kristen Fyfe | March 12, 2008

Are you happy, dear? Has your decision to pursue a life as an employee of the Emperor’s Club VIP been fulfilling?

Michael Gerson | March 12, 2008

It is common practice on Capitol Hill to name bills in such a way that only a monster could oppose or veto them.

Cesar Conda | March 12, 2008

Today's Internet is an exciting and ever-evolving engine of phenomenal technological growth for our digital economy. The Internet also knows no political boundaries.

Andrew Tallman | March 12, 2008

To this point in our series on capital punishment, we saw that retribution (rather than rehabilitation, incapacitation, deterrence, or symbolism) is both the only valid reason for executing murderers and also an adequate reason for doing so.

Amanda Carpenter | March 12, 2008

The AFL-CIO said it will spend up to $53 million to engage in a campaign against Republican presidential candidate John McCain that will heavily target union workplaces across the country.

William Wilson | March 12, 2008

From the very beginning of our Republic, observers and statesmen have noted that success as a nation depended heavily on an informed and active public.

John McCaslin | March 12, 2008

"Are you a Democrat or Republican in love with someone from another party? Is it affecting your relationship? Are you wondering if you're ever going to agree to disagree? Let America's Love Doctor, Linda Olson, help."

Thomas Sowell | March 12, 2008

What was he thinking of? That was the first question that came to mind when the story of New York governor Eliot Spitzer's involvement with a prostitution ring was reported in the media.

Michelle Malkin | March 12, 2008

For the past several years, I've chronicled the left's escalating war on military recruiters -- and the apathetic, weak-kneed response to it.

John Stossel | March 12, 2008

Sexual abuse was always a problem, but in the early 1990s, something changed. Several pretty white girls were victimized at a time when the 24-hour cable-news cycle was hungry for new drama.

Walter E. Williams | March 12, 2008

One of the many mandates of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 calls for oil companies to increase the amount of ethanol mixed with gasoline.

Jonah Goldberg | March 12, 2008

To invoke patriotism seriously is to brand yourself either an old fogy or a right-wing bully. If Barack Obama spoke about patriotism with the sort of passion he expends on unity, many would take him for some sort of demagogue.

Tony Blankley | March 12, 2008

The presidential campaign currently underway has missed the historically rare opportunity to engage the candidates for president in a serious discussion.

Terry Jeffrey | March 12, 2008

The real intention of the bill's architects was not to conclusively prohibit water-boarding or aggressive interrogation of terrorists, but to create new opportunities for Democrats to politically water-board their partisan adversaries.

Ben Shapiro | March 12, 2008

That Americans actually have to question whether Spitzer will resign demonstrates one deeply perturbing fact: We have lost our sense of shame.

Debra J. Saunders | March 12, 2008

Just once, I'd like to see a politician caught with his pants down (so to speak) not trot out his wronged wife to stand beside him as he issues his mea culpa.

Austin Bay | March 12, 2008

In the post-attack wave of hysteria, "Socialist peace candidate" Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero was elected Spain's prime minister. He immediately withdrew Spanish troops serving in Iraq.

Paul Greenberg | March 12, 2008

I stooped to get aboard the little Chautauqua jetliner, full of trepidation. Not because of any fear of flying but because I was headed to Richmond to give a talk about Robert E. Lee.

Jacob Sullum | March 12, 2008

In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the District of Columbia's gun restrictions.

Maggie Gallagher | March 12, 2008

No animal would plan for its mate as exquisite a humiliation as Eliot Spitzer inflicted on his wife, Silda Wall Spitzer, Monday afternoon in broad daylight.

Paul Weyrich | March 12, 2008

Last year the House of Representatives passed legislation intended to govern the political behavior of its Members by implementing tighter ethics regulations.

Nina May | March 12, 2008

With both Obama and Clinton being Sanjayaed, switching rolls with each pulse of primary voting, it is like following the hopes of fans playing fantasy football.

Kathleen Parker | March 12, 2008

The Hillary and Michelle comparisons were inevitable: Ivy-educated superlawyers married to dreamy-eyed visionaries who aimed for the White House.

Michael Medved | March 12, 2008

Writing in The Weekly Standard, Fred Barnes makes the case for Mitt Romney as the safest, most solid choice as John McCain’s running mate.

Tue, Mar 11, 2008

Amanda Carpenter | March 11, 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will not disavow controversial comments made by a high-profile supporter about Barack Obama’s race that his campaign says is part of an “insidious pattern” of attack.

Mike Adams | March 11, 2008

Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois, recently assigned the pornographic book “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes” to students as young as 14 as a required reading.

Janet M. LaRue | March 11, 2008

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has joined the rogue’s gallery of adulterous politicians who appear before the press to confess their “failures” while using their wives as supportive props.

Burt Prelutsky | March 11, 2008

It was many years ago that I discovered that I liked the smell of skunks. I hasten to explain that I’ve never been doused by the animal, never had to burn my clothes or bathe in tomato juice.

John McCaslin | March 11, 2008

Who on the job isn't talking about the escalating slugfest between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama?

Rich Galen | March 11, 2008

Federal wiretaps on a high-end prostitution ring known as "Emperor's Club VIP" led to four arrests last week, with the governor of New York being discovered to be involved with a prostitution ring.

Thomas Sowell | March 11, 2008

For more than two centuries, the political left has been preoccupied with the fate of criminals, often while ignoring or downplaying the fate of the victims of those criminals.

David Limbaugh | March 11, 2008

When it comes to national security, Democrats are serving up softballs for John McCain. But he better be getting a lot of batting practice so he can knock it out of the park once the general-election campaign gets in full swing.

Cal Thomas | March 11, 2008

The campaign manager for Sen. Barack Obama has a point. David Plouffe wants Hillary Clinton to release her income tax returns for the last several years.

Dennis Prager | March 11, 2008

It is widely reported that women suffer depression at twice the rate of men. Apparently, more women are clinically depressed than ever before.

Pat Buchanan | March 11, 2008

"The commonest error in politics," said Lord Salisbury, "is sticking to the carcass of dead policies."

Debra J. Saunders | March 11, 2008

Oddly, Washington politicians are talking less about confronting the pending entitlement crisis now than they did 15 and 20 years ago.

Bill Murchison | March 11, 2008

The joke's on the jokesters -- the late-night comics punching away at John McCain for the unforgivable offense of having attained his three score and 10.

Jon Sanders | March 11, 2008

Hallelujah! The Southern Baptists have finally found themselves an issue in which they can be praised of men!

Jack Kemp | March 11, 2008

In the early 1970s, I remember the disdain (and disgust) I felt as the Republican Party was torn apart by President Nixon.

Chuck Norris | March 11, 2008

Our twins are home-schooled. That is the present educational option we have chosen for them and us. It is our right to do so as parents and American citizens.

Mon, Mar 10, 2008

Rich Lowry | March 10, 2008

She's going to keep coming. The Obama campaign can tout "the math." Pundits can insist she leave the race. Former liberal supporters can complain about her smash-mouth tactics. But Hillary Clinton is not going to relent.

David Strom | March 10, 2008

What happens when politicians and pundits succumb to the notion that it is all right to micromanage our daily lives?

Jerry Agar | March 10, 2008

Gary David Goldberg tells us that adorable conservative Alex Keaton of the 80’s sitcom “Family Ties,” played by adorable liberal Michael J. Fox, would vote for Barack Obama today.

Bill Steigerwald | March 10, 2008

When Hollywood's movie-makers and docu-dramatists get their hands on American history, accuracy, reality and truth often are tortured beyond recognition.

Amanda Carpenter | March 10, 2008

Barack Obama said Hillary Clinton was trying to “hoodwink” voters by baiting him with invitations to become her vice president.

Phyllis Schlafly | March 10, 2008

A recent survey of Britons under the age of 20 reported that more than 20 percent of them believe Winston Churchill, Richard the Lion-Hearted and Florence Nightingale were fictional characters.

Jonathan Medved | March 10, 2008

The attack on the Mercaz HaRav high school was a brutal massacre-pure and simple.

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. | March 10, 2008

We are told in ponderous articles that the movement is fracturing, splintering, losing momentum, losing heart, stumbling, fighting among themselves, and on the verge of falling into irrelevance. Is it true?

Frank Gaffney | March 10, 2008

Foreign suppliers are an increasingly important part of the industrial base upon which the U.S. military relies for everything from key components of its weapon systems to the software that runs its logistics.

John McCaslin | March 10, 2008

The daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale announced on her WCCO radio show in Minneapolis last week that doctors had discovered a new brain tumor.

Rich Galen | March 10, 2008

I needed a break from the Hillary/Barack story. So, I went to three spring training games in Florida over the weekend: Friday in Jupiter, Saturday in Kissimmee and yesterday in Viera.

Douglas MacKinnon | March 10, 2008

In an article that ran recently in The Washington Times, the Montana Secretary of State made it quite clear that he and many of the elected officials of his state take the rights granted by the Second Amendment very seriously.

Jonathan Garthwaite | March 10, 2008

If you’re like me, you’ve wondered why there wasn’t a magazine out there that is smart, informative, insightful, enjoyable to read – and conservative.

Mike Adams | March 10, 2008

when they aren’t attending masturbation workshops and orgasm awareness festivals on unc campuses, our feminist “scholars” are usually thinking of new words to ban in order to make womyn feel more comfortable in the workplace.

Suzanne Fields | March 10, 2008

Now is the time for every good man to come to the aid of his party. (Good women, too.)

Paul Greenberg | March 10, 2008

While the race for the Democratic presidential nomination could go on till the convention or just mutual exhaustion, the Republicans now have their candidate.

Donald Lambro | March 10, 2008

One of the Democrats' biggest boasts in this election year is that they are going to sweep a number of Republican red states in their campaign to win back the White House.

Mary Grabar | March 10, 2008

Who would have thought that the gender-barrier crusader Hillary Clinton would be in such a tight race against a candidate before whom young women swoon?

Robert Novak | March 10, 2008

The congressional Republican establishment's charade, pretending to crack down on spending earmarks while actually preserving their uncontrolled addiction to pork.

Armstrong Williams | March 10, 2008

The reason why President George Bush’s numbers are wallowing in the low 30s, why he's so unpopular abroad, and why there’s so much anger against him in his own country is for the simple reason that he got us into a major mess in Iraq.

Star Parker | March 10, 2008

Here are a few ideas for McCain to keep himself front-page news.

Carol Platt Liebau | March 10, 2008

Hillary Clinton’s victories in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island left many on the right gleeful at the prospect of Democrats deploying against one other the identity politics they’ve so effectively used against Republicans for so long.

Dinesh D'Souza | March 10, 2008

On Hannity & Colmes recently, conservative pundit Oliver North sought to portray Barack Obama as an "empty suit," at which point Democratic political strategist Bob Beckel erupted, "That's what they said about Ronald Reagan."

Sun, Mar 09, 2008

Clintons are trying to steal the nomination from Barack Obama - and he can't let them.

Doug Giles | March 09, 2008

I’d like to see a nationwide tsunami of ladies equipped to the teeth with the physical prowess and the firearm capability to kill any and all would-be murderers and rapists should such a creeps ever accost them.

Paul Jacob | March 09, 2008

Politics is a game. This election it is a game at which we all lose.

David Stokes | March 09, 2008

Mike Huckabee's generous and eloquent phrases were upbeat and encouraging, and his obvious gift for communication came through loud and clear.

Jackie Gingrich Cushman | March 09, 2008

The real story is almost as good as the fictional one – but not quite.

George Will | March 09, 2008

The question of what should be done now with Cuba begins with the matter of the U.S. trade embargo. Cuban-Americans demanded its imposition in 1961, applauded its strengthening in 1996 and largely favor its continuation.

Ken Connor | March 09, 2008

Pundits love to put their subjects into tidy little boxes—it makes their talking points easier. After all, people in little boxes are not complicated or nuanced.

Austin Hill | March 09, 2008

Think you can sidestep the issue of “global warming,” simply by voting Republican? Think again.

Kevin McCullough | March 09, 2008

Unlike Ann Coulter, multitudes of radio talk show hosts, and even some of the internet's most recognizable blogs, I don't think that using Barrack Hussein Obama's middle name accomplishes all that much.