Rational ignorance

by Walter Williams -- While people might be motivated by non-economic factors, from a strictly economic point of view, it simply doesn't pay individual voters to learn about and take action against more…

Immigration and the art of the possible

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – We Americans like presidents who are bold enough to set the agenda and challenge followers to expand the realm of the possible. At the recent summit more…

7 blunders of the world

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Where's a guy like Gandhi when we really need him? Seven blunders of the world, said Gandhi, lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without more…

Chandra Levy: A victim of backlash?

by Sarah J. McCarthy -- "Remember when feminists marched around Washington in 1992, the vaunted political 'Year of the Woman,' pledging to ruin the political careers of insensitive male officials who 'just don't more…

Legislating morality is not taboo

by David Limbaugh -- Some people are pro-choice on the abortion issue because they believe that government should have no say in the matter. I disagree. Don't get me wrong: I also more…

Appointment with disaster

by Jane Chastain -- President Bush was right to express outrage over the remarks made by Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., criticizing his foreign policy decisions while he was abroad meeting more…

Legislation by metaphor, bad history

by Linda Bowles -- We are on the threshold of America's entry into a post-religious, post-constitutional era. Decades of liberal assaults on traditional values and institutions are bearing fruit – sweet or more…

A Putin setup on missile defense?

by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- At the press conference George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin held after their meeting Sunday in Genoa, the career-KGB-officer-turned-Kremlin-leader announced that he and his American counterpart have reached more…

Congress at its worst

by Henry Lamb -- CARA, the "Conservation and Reinvestment Act," also know as the "Condemnation and Relocation Act," may be the worst piece of legislation to come out of Washington in a more…

Unaccountable government

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON – On July 4 week, Michael Schwing of Baltimore, Md., learned of the existence of a bill known as HR 1545, which would effectively reduce his earnings more…