The next prime minister of Israel?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon referred to them as "crazy extremist intruders." Tommy Lapid, leader of the Shinui party in the Israeli Knesset, says they are "fascisizing Israeli more…

America the stingy

by Larry Elder -- "It is beyond me ... why are we so stingy, really," said U.N. Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland, after the tsunami in southern Asia. "... Christmastime should more…

Ghostly election victory hurts all of us

by Craige McMillan -- It's difficult to understand how governor-elect Christine Gregoire feels she can represent Washington state's citizens when the ballots that elected her were cast by ... well ... ghosts. more…

The Daily Bungle

by Burt Prelutsky -- Living here in Los Angeles, the choice of newspapers comes down to the Times and the Daily News. Talk about a rock and a hard place! If you're more…

Are we a republic or a democracy?

by Walter Williams -- We often hear the claim that our nation is a democracy. That wasn't the vision of the founders. They saw democracy as another form of tyranny. If we've more…

Bush rhetoric vs. reality

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A nation's foreign policy is bankrupt, Walter Lippmann wrote, when its strategic assets, its arms and alliances, are insufficient to cover its liabilities – i.e., its commitments to more…

Susan Sontag: Leading lady of the mind

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Just as Athena, ancient goddess of wisdom, sprang full-blown from the brow of Zeus, so Susan Sontag, recently deceased contemporary essayist-novelist- filmmaker, seemed self-created by a sheer act more…

Liberals love America like O.J. loved Nicole

by Ann Coulter -- Even the United Nations sponge who called the United States "stingy" immediately retracted the insult, saying he had been misinterpreted and that the U.S. was "most generous." But more…

A salute to the USS Abraham Lincoln

by Michelle Malkin -- Greetings, America-haters. Do you think you could stop raving against our "war criminals" and "killing machines" – and you, Teddy Kennedy, could you stop panting over those Abu more…