Democracy and economic growth

by Walter Williams -- Tidjane Thiam, writing in Newsweek's recent special edition, says democracy is vital to economic growth. As minister of planning and economic development of Cote d'Ivoire, Thiam says, "Africa more…

High Court needs some new direction

by Jon Dougherty -- Vice President Al Gore and the Democrats, during the 2000 election campaign, made a big deal out of who would appoint perhaps as many as three justices to more…

Defending the smaller principles

by David Limbaugh -- Al Gore and Joe Lieberman say their motive in refusing to acknowledge their thrice-confirmed defeat is to defend the "larger principle" that every vote must count. I wonder more…

What Clinton hath wrought

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A whirling dervish would envy the public relations "spin" Samuel Berger is performing concerning President Clinton's foreign policy accomplishments. In a friendly interview with Washington Post columnist Jim more…

American soldiers are citizens, too

by David Hackworth -- Ronald Scott Owens, who hailed from Vero Beach, Fla., recently made the ultimate sacrifice along with 16 shipmates when the USS Cole was attacked in Yemen's Aden harbor. more…

Bush doesn't get it

by Joseph Farah -- Imagine, for a minute, the roles of the two contenders for the presidency are reversed. It's Al Gore who wins Florida by a few hundred votes and George more…

Gore's actions will hurt his political future

by Jon Dougherty -- You just knew there would be a poll that purported to tell us "how the people felt" about Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris' Sunday decision to certify more…

Losing, Al Gore style

by Linda Bowles -- Al Gore has written his legacy as the poorest sport and sorest loser in American history. President-elect George W. Bush won the Florida vote on Election Day. He more…

Climate talks end in colossal collapse

by Henry Lamb -- THE HAGUE -- Just before dawn Saturday morning, John Prescott stormed out of the climate change negotiations at The Hague, signaling dismal failure for the two-week negotiating session, more…

The mind-numbing morass

by Joseph Farah -- People want to know why I am not marching in the streets, or, at least urging others to do so. They want to know why I am not more…