Re-taking the Senate

by Hugh Hewitt -- Happy New Year! This may not be the first column you read in 2002, but it is almost certainly the first chain letter you will read. That's right: more…

The priceless gift of freedom

by Hugh Hewitt -- Merry Christmas. I have never not been with family on Christmas. All of my 45 December 25s have been spent with those I am the closest to. So more…

Slow Joe Biden

by Hugh Hewitt -- The senior senator from Delaware has long been understood to be something less than serious – a sort of Ted Baxter of the "world's greatest deliberative body." Now more…

Irrelevant cleverness

by Hugh Hewitt -- Three months ago, terrorists launched a devastating attack on America that claimed several thousand dead and thousands more wounded, and shocked and shook the entire nation. The president more…

Demand for intolerance

by Hugh Hewitt -- The New York Times' Thomas Friedman is an accomplished reporter, having picked up a couple of Pulitzers for his work from Lebanon in 1983 and from Israel in more…

Name dropping

by Hugh Hewitt -- The United States Navy has 12 aircraft carriers afloat, and one – the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan – under construction. The dozen carriers currently available range from three commissioned more…

Preventing nuclear nightmares

by Hugh Hewitt -- There is no star more firmly fixed in the establishment firmament than that of Graham Allison, the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at Harvard, past dean of the more…

The world is upside down

by Hugh Hewitt -- The political weather is turning in Washington, D.C. The new seriousness has begun to affect even the left-of-center media. It is a rare thing to have a liberal more…

Davis' dereliction

by Hugh Hewitt -- California Governor Jacques Clouseau – also known by his stage name Gray Davis – added to an already impressive legacy of incompetence last week when he declared that more…

Unenlightened self interest

by Hugh Hewitt -- I am in Washington, D.C., for the 26th running of the Marine Corps Marathon. It's been 15 years since I ran this race and, when media demands following more…