America's new Politburo

by Joseph Farah -- Why do we need state legislatures? Why do we need local elections? To make laws reflecting the values and standards of sovereign states and diverse communities throughout America? more…

Democratic base needs anger management

by David Limbaugh -- Are Democrats too angry (and too liberal) to win back the presidency in 2004? As my old 8-ball used to divine, "Signs point to yes." I cite the more…

'Toto! What happened to Kansas?'

by Barbara Simpson -- Kansas? It isn't even Oz! And the wizard isn't a little old man sitting behind a curtain, pulling strings and levers to influence our perceptions. No, in our more…

Why are we still here?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "What are we getting into here?" asked the sergeant from the U.S. Army's 4th Infantry Division, stationed north of Baghdad. "The war is supposed to be over, but more…

Truce in Israel?

by Michael Evans -- Marwan Barghouti, the first Palestinian prisoner to be tried in Israel since the signing of the Oslo Accords, has negotiated a three-month hudna (truce). Barghouti, a leader of more…

Putting the 'in' back in 'independence'

by Doug Powers -- About 227 years ago, a people who were sick and tired of living under a faraway king's laws, taxes and fruity-looking powdered wigs, sacrificed their lives, and in more…

One for the Supreme Court!

by Ellen Ratner -- It's been the kind of week for gay people that the Emancipation Proclamation was for African-Americans and the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave women more…

A lesson in constitutional law

by Joseph Farah -- Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein more…