Kwame knows best

by Debbie Schlussel -- Kwame Brown. If you're a taxpayer, remember that name. If you're not a sports fan, you've probably never heard of Brown. But if you're tired of subsidizing sports more…

Lawyers' Bill of Fights

by Medicine Men -- Yes, this is probably the thousandth commentary you've seen regarding the controversy over the "Patients' Bill of Rights." This gives us the chance tell you – that once more…

Jefferson detractor humiliated

by Alan W. Bock -- I know that Schadenfreude – the joy at the discomfort of another – is an unworthy emotion, so I'm trying hard to suppress it. Nonetheless, I can't help more…

Conservatives win, neo-cons don't

by Jon Dougherty -- Republican strategists and political leaders can continue to listen to neo-conservative pinheads pushing their "move-to-the-center" garbage – and lose – or they can start taking the advice of more…

Smoking out lawsuits

by Ralph Reiland -- Don't say lawsuits can't be fun. Like the woman in Knoxville who's suing McDonald's because the pickle on her Big Mac was too hot. This "dangerous and defective more…

Dope File: Kill a druggie, sell a kidney

by Joel Miller -- Strange fruit Here is an interesting spin on the recent mass execution of narcotics offenders in China: Only a day after Beijing bumped off 50-plus drug offenders in more…

On not saluting the flag

by Joseph Farah -- Tennessee state Rep. Henri Brooks (that's a gal, by the way) is getting her 15 minutes of fame right now for her refusal to salute the U.S. flag more…

What are Daschle and McCain planning?

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The famous weekend meeting by Democrat Senate Leader Tom Daschle and Republican Sen. John McCain at the latter's home in Arizona has raised a great deal of speculation more…

Daring to question the Welfare State

by Larry Elder -- Did Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill commit a "gaffe" of epic proportions? Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich certainly thinks so. In an interview with Financial Times, O'Neill more…

Senate's judicial powergrab

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats' assault on the judiciary has begun. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., held a hearing June 26 in his subcommittee on the courts to lay the groundwork for more…