Mary Katharine Ham

Posted September 18, 2006

The Pope has offered two non-apology apologies for his Tuesday remarks on Islam, which if an apology must be offered, is the only kind he should utter:

Posted September 15, 2006

Here’s the deal, guys. We’re all conservatives, here. And, the Democrats are just waiting, praying even, for us to sit around and do nothing this election cycle. You know why?

Posted September 11, 2006

I rounded the Pentagon on Washington Blvd. and saw an entire side of the building illuminated in blue, a giant American flag draped over the solid concrete wall of the nation’s military nerve center.

Posted September 05, 2006

It’s football season, and football season requires a column on the simple greatness of football. So, without further dallying, my top football memories.

Posted August 28, 2006

Does the mainstream press ever wonder why conservatives distrust them so much?

Posted August 21, 2006

Guess what I found out this week? Social conservatives can dance.

Posted August 15, 2006

A little less than three months from Election Day, the Santorum campaign is catching a bit of momentum. A recent poll showed Santorum down only six points, and late-summer ads on his tough immigration position seem to be paying off.

Posted August 07, 2006

This Tuesday, in the midst of the August doldrums, there’s a wind picking up in Connecticut, Georgia, and Michigan in primary elections.

Posted July 31, 2006

How was your week? I spent mine with Randi Rhodes, Stephanie Miller, and Al Franken, and it was fabulous.

Posted July 24, 2006

Conservative activists should be motivated in ’06 by the fact that Republicans could very well go down in defeat to a reform party with no real reforms to offer.

Posted July 17, 2006

instead of seeing folks like Jeff Goldstein or Glenn Reynolds as possible allies on certain issues, the Left blogosphere doesn’t just avoid engaging or wooing these guys—it actively attacks them.

Posted July 10, 2006

When I gaze upon the stable of possible candidates for the Republican presidential nomination come 2008, I usually sigh.

Posted June 26, 2006

Starting today, this girl is going offline for a whole week. A week. It’s a milestone. The last time I was similarly untethered by any number of wireless devices was way back in 2004.

Posted June 19, 2006

It's an unpleasant emotion, yes, but it can yield great things.

Posted June 16, 2006

The U.N. will gather in New York City this July for the 2006 Small Arms Review Conference. Doesn’t the name alone make you nervous? The U.N. is "reviewing" guns.

Posted June 12, 2006

When I worked at a newspaper, my fellow reporters and I made mistakes.

Posted June 05, 2006

If I told you there would be a bill coming to the floor of the United States Senate this week that would create a sovereign government based on race, would you believe me? You can be forgiven for being skeptical. It sounds ridiculous.

Posted May 24, 2006

Do you remember Taheri-azar? The 25-year-old Iranian graduate of the University of North Carolina rented an SUV in March and drove it into The Pit, a campus gathering place for UNC students. He accelerated into the standard college crowd of preachers, smokers, gawkers, and cause-hawkers. He hit nine people and injured six. None died, much to Taheri-azar’s chagrin.

Posted May 03, 2006

Everyone knew her first black-tie event would likely be her last, but 15-year-old Amber smiled-- big and un-self-conscious. She never seemed to carry the weight of her sickness the way others did. She never seemed to hold back tears or question her lot

Posted October 17, 2005