Sat, Apr 05, 2008

Doug Giles | April 05, 2008

Nine angelic third graders in a Waycross, Georgia elementary school were harassed by the police this week for plotting their teacher’s bloody demise.

Michael Barone | April 05, 2008

Exit polls have shown that the contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama has produced deep divisions among Democratic constituencies.

Kathryn Lopez | April 05, 2008

When Pope Benedict XVI arrives in the United States later this month, be skeptical of the media coverage.

Paul Driessen | April 05, 2008

During the “Eat This” segment of their docu-comedy series BS, Penn Jillette beat Teller in a round of their “Greatest Person in History” card game. Penn needed just one card: Norman Borlaug.

Robert Novak | April 05, 2008

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's plan for curing ailing financial markets received poor grades privately from House Republican leaders.

Jeffrey Anderson | April 05, 2008

Listening to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton debate, one wonders why we didn’t all think of it before. It’s so unobjectionable, really.

John Andrews | April 05, 2008

"During good behavior" is the constitutional standard for a federal judge to continue serving. Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) has wondered publicly whether Judge Edward Nottingham of the US District Court in Denver measures up.

Fri, Apr 04, 2008

Albert Mohler | April 04, 2008

Albert Mohler recently interviewed Stephen Baskerville. Dr. Baskerville is a professor at Patrick Henry College and author of the book, “Taken Into Custody: The War Against Fatherhood, Marriage and the Family.”

Amanda Carpenter | April 04, 2008

Today Senator Hillary Clinton and President Bill Clinton are releasing their tax returns for the years 2000 through 2006, and are providing information regarding their 2007 taxes as well.

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown | April 04, 2008

Barack Obama threw out the traditional Democratic Party playbook when he launched his “hope and change” campaign for president. He targeted a constituency previously unknown to Democrats. This targeted group was white, evangelical Christians. Considerable inroads with them have been forged by Obama.

Rich Tucker | April 04, 2008

Ah, springtime, when a young man’s thoughts turn to -- paying taxes. This year, many of us will get a treat.

Roger Schlesinger | April 04, 2008

Perhaps some might think the title is a tad harsh but with the lack of truth in advertising in this country it is every man or woman for themselves.

Cliff May | April 04, 2008

The same pundits who declared John McCain dead and Hillary Clinton inevitable are now saying Barack Obama has weathered the storm over his association with Jeremiah Wright.

John McCaslin | April 04, 2008

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the two Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill, have been chosen to receive the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Distinguished Public Service Award.

Rich Galen | April 04, 2008

The husband of US Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mi), Tom Athans, is described by the Detroit News as "the co-founder and former CEO of the liberal-progressive Democracy Radio" and "was executive vice president of Air America."

Sandy Froman | April 04, 2008

Almost thirty five years ago, an obscure tape recording of President Nixon’s conversations with advisors came to light, revealing his knowledge of the Watergate break-in and leading to his resignation of the presidency.

John Hawkins | April 04, 2008

Everyone always says that they want a national dialogue about race, but what they really seem to want is a national lecture where a liberal mouths politically correct platitudes.

Brent Bozell | April 04, 2008

Washington Post writer Linton Weeks recently wrote a fascinating big-picture essay about the long, sad decline of sincerity and sentiment in America.

Mike Adams | April 04, 2008

It is difficult to imagine how anyone with an IQ above room temperature could imagine that we are not becoming an increasingly secular society.

Jonah Goldberg | April 04, 2008

"When you set out to take Vienna," Napoleon famously advised, "take Vienna." That might be updated to: "If you're going to bowl, bowl better than a 37."

David Limbaugh | April 04, 2008

Hillary and Bill Clinton must be beside themselves over the way the mainstream media has treated them this presidential election cycle.

Mona Charen | April 04, 2008

If there's one thing the Democrats are certain they can accomplish provided they win in November it will be the restoration of America's tattered world reputation.

Oliver North | April 04, 2008

In the midst of last week's meaningless Arab League summit in Damascus, Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki boldly launched his government's first major offensive against renegade Shiite militias.

Pat Buchanan | April 04, 2008

"Yes, it was a good war," writes Richard Cohen in his column challenging the thesis of pacifist Nicholson Baker in his new book, "Human Smoke," that World War II produced more evil than good.

Matt Towery | April 04, 2008

The elite of her own Democratic Party are turning on her. The media generally are undercutting her campaign. Her campaign coffers are looking barer every day.

Linda Chavez | April 04, 2008

With the housing mess threatening to send the economy into a tailspin, politicians are scrambling to come up with a quick fix.

Donald Lambro | April 04, 2008

Perhaps the most the most pivotal moment in Ben Bernanke's testimony before Congress last week occurred when the Federal Reserve chairman declared, "We'll see how things evolve."

Chuck Colson | April 04, 2008

Forty years ago today, Martin Luther King was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

Charles Krauthammer | April 04, 2008

Hillary Clinton has been regaling audiences with tales of a dangerous landing under sniper fire in Tuzla 12 years ago and then running for cover. None of this occurred.

Lorie Byrd | April 04, 2008

“If you make it good, they will come.” That’s what my friend Sarah said about war movies after reading a recent Washington Post article about how poorly the current crop of Iraq war movies are doing at the box office.

Burt Prelutsky | April 04, 2008

Barack Obama gave a speech that his disciples compared favorably to the Gettysburg Address and the Sermon on the Mount, but which I thought came a lot closer to Richard Nixon’s "Checkers" speech.

Mike Gallagher | April 04, 2008

Whether Obama-maniacs, or whatever they’re called these days, choose to admit it or not, Sen. Obama has a stunningly radical belief about babies.

Hugh Hewitt | April 04, 2008

The Republicans are best advised to stay away from the burning building that is the Democratic Party.

Thu, Apr 03, 2008

What worked for P.T. Barnum didn't do as well for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.

David Strom | April 03, 2008

As Congress rakes oil executives over the coals over their profits, I detect the very faint sound of millions of the world's smallest violins playing.

Jessica Cantelon | April 03, 2008

A big fan of women, a straight male friend of mine likes to jokingly call himself a lesbian trapped in a man’s body.

Diana West | April 03, 2008

I wonder if Condoleezza Rice was surprised by the headlines over her comment to The Washington Times that America suffers from a national "birth defect" -- namely, the practice of slavery.

Amanda Carpenter | April 03, 2008

The Department of Homeland Security is eliminating barriers enacted by environment groups to speed fence construction along the Southern border.

Ross Mackenzie | April 03, 2008

Really, other things are happening besides the race for the White House. Herewith, a roundup of items devoid (almost) of politics . . .

Amanda Carpenter | April 03, 2008

Barack Obama is embracing anti-gun policies in the run-up to a Democratic presidential debate scheduled on the one-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings.

Joseph Repya | April 03, 2008

Senator McCain's qualifications as a military and foreign policy expert far surpass the credentials of anyone else seeking the most powerful office on the planet.

John McCaslin | April 03, 2008

FBI headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue is gearing up for July 26 — the bureau's 100th anniversary.

Emmett Tyrrell | April 03, 2008

Regarding the present economic apprehensions, may I counsel calm and good sense.

Ann Coulter | April 03, 2008

Obama tells a story about taking two white friends from the high school basketball team to a "black party." Despite their deep-seated, unconscious hatred of blacks, the friends readily accepted.

Brent Bozell | April 03, 2008

The presidential campaign seems upside down, like a bad April Fool's joke. Suddenly, the titans of the liberal media are wondering out loud if Hillary Clinton should quit the presidential race.

Victor Davis Hanson | April 03, 2008

2008 was supposed to have been an ideal year for the Democratic Party. There's an unpopular, lame-duck Republican president presiding over an iffy economy and an unpopular war.

Larry Elder | April 03, 2008

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, fearing an upcoming indictment on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, launched into a tirade during a speech about the state of the city.

Ken Blackwell | April 03, 2008

The quintessential American worldview is founded on the centrality of God and the primacy of the individual in the life of our nation. Good societies are not created by great governments.

Cal Thomas | April 03, 2008

For years what became known as the "riot corridor," three Washington-area thoroughfares ravaged by looting and arson in 1968, languished in decay. The Nixon administration demonstrated little interest in rebuilding.

Suzanne Fields | April 03, 2008

There he was, a man making a serious run for the White House, taking questions from a panel of women who were used to talking about their hot flashes on national television.

Debra J. Saunders | April 03, 2008

This week, American truckers staged protests against the rising cost of diesel fuel while members of the U.S. House of Representatives competed to see who could do the best job of hectoring oil-company executives.

Rebecca Hagelin | April 03, 2008

You know the expression “The numbers don’t lie”? Well, after you spend a few minutes perusing The Heritage Foundation’s new report, you may wish they did.

Lisa A. Rickard | April 03, 2008

Some are now suggesting that perhaps arbitration isn’t the success story it appears to be, and they want to take it away.

William Rusher | April 03, 2008

We have been told, by no less an authority than Sen. Barack Obama himself, that the recently retired Rev. Jeremiah Wright has been his pastor and spiritual adviser for the past 20 years.

Robert Novak | April 03, 2008

President Bush next week will send Congress a trade agreement forcing Democrats there to make an unpleasant choice.

George Will | April 03, 2008

Bill Gates, of course, and then Warren Buffett, but can you name the third-richest American? He is Sheldon Adelson, 74, whose net worth is, according to Forbes, $28 billion.

Steve Chapman | April 03, 2008

Democracy does not cultivate a taste for deferred gratification: Politicians eyeing the next election want to give people what they want sooner rather than later.

Wed, Apr 02, 2008

Even as the rest of the Democratic Party around him takes sides in the epic struggle of Clinton vs. Obama, Al Gore remains inscrutable, silent, above the battle.

Michael Reagan | April 02, 2008

You'd hardly know it if you relied on the mainstream media, but the government's case against the Haditha Marines took another body blow last Friday.

Bill Steigerwald | April 02, 2008

Welcome again to Pittsburgh, Sen. Obama. Don't worry about those state polls showing you 16 points behind Hillary Clinton.

Michael Gerson | April 02, 2008

Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.'s endorsement of Barack Obama last week -- "I believe in this guy like I've never believed in a candidate in my life" -- recalled another dramatic moment in Democratic politics.

Craig Shirley | April 02, 2008

September 18, 1793, in a Masonic ritual, George Washington laid the cornerstone to the U.S. Capitol along with a dedicatory silver plate.

Amanda Carpenter | April 02, 2008

A trio of reputable organizations say Democratic-led charges, including those made by presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, that GOP candidate John McCain supports 100 years of war are misleading.

Paul Weyrich | April 02, 2008

Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr. recently released the "Blueprint for a Modernized Financial Regulatory Structure," the Department of the Treasury's plan to overhaul America's financial system.

Roger Schlesinger | April 02, 2008

I have heard so many people say "who cares about the real estate market"? I felt I needed to give the other side a viewing. We all need a vibrant market for many reasons.

Nina May | April 02, 2008

There was a big problem with Barack’s mea culpa speech in Philadelphia, defending Jeremiah White. He failed to mention that over 300,000 white Americans gave their lives to end slavery.

John McCaslin | April 02, 2008

Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy this week became the latest Democrat to issue a fundraising appeal in hopes of increasing his party's current Senate majority.

Rich Galen | April 02, 2008

Rasmussen has published polls in New Jersey, Michigan and Washington State which show - as of now - John McCain is, at a minimum, competitive with either Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton.

Michelle Malkin | April 02, 2008

Last week, a mob of screeching protesters invaded the Bear Stearns headquarters in Manhattan demanding more aid for homeowners.

John Stossel | April 02, 2008

The cat is finally out of the bag. A California appellate court, ruling that parents have no constitutional right to homeschool their children.

Walter E. Williams | April 02, 2008

The psychology of victimhood and the politics of envy are powerful political tools and we see them being exploited this political season.

Jonah Goldberg | April 02, 2008

Released on the Internet last week, "Fitna" juxtaposes verses from the Koran with images from the world of jihad.

Mike Adams | April 02, 2008

In his short book, Letter to a Christian Nation, Sam Harris begins by talking about the torrent of hate mail he received in response to his previous book, The End of Faith.

Tony Blankley | April 02, 2008

Plato defined man as "animal bipes implume" (a "two-legged animal without feathers"). I think Plato's definition is more fitting than the rather self-admiring title of Homo sapiens ("wise man").

Terry Jeffrey | April 02, 2008

In the ongoing battle between baseball and the modern stadium, baseball scored a victory Sunday night. It was a nail-biter.

Ben Shapiro | April 02, 2008

According to Hillary Clinton, she has a lot in common with Rocky, the movie boxer played by Sylvester Stallone.

Austin Bay | April 02, 2008

After his outlaw militiamen raised white flags and skedaddled from their latest round of combat with the Iraqi Army, radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr declared victory.

Donald Lambro | April 02, 2008

Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean has a plan that will produce a nominee before his party's convention in August, avoiding what he fears could be a "really ugly and nasty" fiasco.

Jacob Sullum | April 02, 2008

There are two kinds of people in the world: the kind who think it's perfectly reasonable to strip search a 13-year-old girl suspected of bringing ibuprofen to school, and the kind who think those people should be kept as far away from children as possible.

Michael Medved | April 02, 2008

Barack Obama continues to face controversy over his association with Rev. Jeremiah Wright because his comments about the provocative pastor have been contradictory, evasive, misleading and unsatisfying.

Tue, Apr 01, 2008

Paul Weyrich | April 01, 2008

On Sunday night the Washington Nationals baseball team played their first regular-season game in their new stadium, Nationals Park.

Amanda Carpenter | April 01, 2008

Republican presidential candidate John McCain knows he has a bit of a temper.

David Almasi | April 01, 2008

April's cover of Vogue magazine, featuring a photo of basketball phenomenon LeBron James and supermodel Gisele Bundchen, is drawing fire.

Jerry Bowyer | April 01, 2008

There simply was no such thing as a developed Subprime mortgage industry until the US congress created it by ordering banks to issue loans to people who were not credit worthy.

John McCaslin | April 01, 2008

Sen. John McCain might be reminded that his alma mater has among the largest clubs of National Teen Age Republicans in America.

Mary Katharine Ham | April 01, 2008

These days, Bobby Jindal is working for change in a city that could eat the ethical foibles of Obama’s Chicago for breakfast.

Dennis Prager | April 01, 2008

Were the controversial comments made by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright "prophetic"?

Thomas Sowell | April 01, 2008

There was a real irony in the recent intervention by the Federal Reserve System to provide the money that enabled the firm of JPMorgan Chase to buy Bear Stearns before it went bankrupt.

Chuck Norris | April 01, 2008

My good friend, fellow sparring partner and martial arts legend Bruce Lee has returned to the cultural scenery through the 2008-2009 openings of a 40-episode biopic miniseries.

David Limbaugh | April 01, 2008

Democrats seemed determined to convert their sunny 2008 forecast into a perfect storm, which only can be diverted if either the approaching Obama front or Clinton front dissipates soon.

Cal Thomas | April 01, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI last week baptized a man into the Catholic Church. The man, Magdi Allam, had converted from another faith.

Pat Buchanan | April 01, 2008

In echo of Warren Harding's "A Return to Normalcy" speech of 1920, George Bush last week declared, "Normalcy is returning back to Iraq."

Debra J. Saunders | April 01, 2008

As the first African-American woman to serve as secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice is living proof of a new America where race is not an obstacle to garnering a leadership role in the most rarefied circles of government.

Paul Greenberg | April 01, 2008

Peace, it's wonderful. So are some other things - like democracy, common sense and practical policies as opposed to angry slogans.

Bill Murchison | April 01, 2008

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's plan to overhaul the regulatory structure for financial institutions gives Democrats a vested interest in disliking it, or appearing to anyway.

Robert Novak | April 01, 2008

Taking his last question at a Greater Johnstown High School "town meeting" Saturday, Barack Obama encountered an issue he neither expected nor welcomed: abortion.

William Perry Pendley | April 01, 2008

Last year, a senior at Roswell (New Mexico) High School was ticketed for blocking a fire lane outside a middle school and for driving without a license.

Mon, Mar 31, 2008

Amanda Carpenter | March 31, 2008

Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the longtime friend and former pastor of Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama, wrote a fiery letter to the New York Times.

Karin Agness | March 31, 2008

San Diego beating University of Connecticut? West Virginia defeating Duke? Davidson in the Elite Eight? Who would have predicted these upsets? I guess this is why they call it March Madness.

Rich Lowry | March 31, 2008

It could be an item on a David Letterman Top Ten List of "How to Know Your Mayor is Headed for a Major Scandal" -- he's known as the "Hip-Hop Mayor."

Ed Feulner | March 31, 2008

The drive from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia isn’t long, but it’s certainly becoming expensive. On a recent weekend it cost me $65 to fill up the tank on Interstate 95.

Bill Steigerwald | March 31, 2008

In "Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War" Earley tells the true story of Sergei Tretyakov, the Russian spymaster who ran his country's post-Cold War espionage operation.

Bobby Schindler | March 31, 2008

Recently, presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama stated that his greatest regret as a Senator was not objecting to a vote that was intended to help save my sister from being dehydrated to death.

Frank Gaffney | March 31, 2008

So Al Gore is launching a 3-year, $300 million ad campaign to frighten us all into doing what he says (not what he does) to counter global warming.

Phyllis Schlafly | March 31, 2008

The indignation of Americans is growing rapidly about the U.S. Air Force granting a French company a $35 billion tanker-aircraft contract that could eventually grow to $100 billion.

Frank Pastore | March 31, 2008

A worldview is made up of the answers we give to life’s most fundamental and profound questions. It includes the answers we give to questions of philosophy, religion, ethics and theology.

John McCaslin | March 31, 2008

"It's gotten boring around here." Or so Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter James Carville says is one reason he's happy to be moving.

Rich Galen | March 31, 2008

September 6, 1995 I flew to Austin, Texas to watch a baseball game on TV with The Lad who was then an undergrad at the University of Texas.

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. | March 31, 2008

Jeremiah Wright’s controversial sermons have created a huge media buzz concerning race in America.

Suzanne Fields | March 31, 2008

When John McCain's tongue slipped the other day to say that Iranians are training al-Qaida insurgents when he meant they were training "extremists," few doubted his mastery of the details of terrorism.

Armstrong Williams | March 31, 2008

Take a minute to think about the following: When was the last time you made a mathematical calculation in your head or by hand?

Burt Prelutsky | March 31, 2008

There are major differences between liberals and conservatives, and that’s why I never know what people such as Barack Obama are talking about when they speak of bringing us all together.

Mike Adams | March 31, 2008

Dear President Bowles: I write to you today with a heavy heart. It seems that after years of promoting “tolerance” and “diversity” in the UNC system, we have failed to eliminate intolerance completely.

Dinesh D'Souza | March 31, 2008

#1 Obama's connection with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright makes him unelectable in the general election

Star Parker | March 31, 2008

How can we light the path to freedom for others when we are so clearly losing the way ourselves? I think the "transcendent threat" is the dimming of that light from the city on the hill.

Sun, Mar 30, 2008

Guy Benson | March 30, 2008

If a salacious political firestorm is the media equivalent of Christmas morning, the events of the past few weeks have packed American punditry's stockings to the brim.

David Stokes | March 30, 2008

Go to the fiction section of any local bookstore - mega or micro - and you’ll encounter title after title dealing with international intrigue, terrorism, and conspiracy in high places.

Jackie Gingrich Cushman | March 30, 2008

Finally, a study backs up what we intuit. Seeing brand logos affect people’s behavior. Isn’t that the whole point of brand advertising?

Debra J. Saunders | March 30, 2008

Welcome to San Francisco -- which on April 9 will be the only North American city to host an Olympic torch event for this Olympics.

Paul Greenberg | March 30, 2008

It happens. Or rather it didn't happen. How many of us can remember an event, often full of emotional overtones, that didn't happen?

Mary Grabar | March 30, 2008

As predictable as a college freshman telling me that the “A” sewn on Hester Prynne’s dress symbolizes Puritanical hypocrisy were the commentaries about the Puritanical hypocrisy of the prosecution of Eliot Spitzer.

George Will | March 30, 2008

Today, baseball arrives in the nick of time to serve an urgent national need. It gives Americans something to think about other than superdelegates.

Salena Zito | March 30, 2008

In a campaign year full of Lazarus moments, one rebirth that American voters will not see is the second coming of Al Gore.

Austin Hill | March 30, 2008

Barack Obama got caught.

Paul Jacob | March 30, 2008

Who should become president? Round up the usual suspects.