Open letter to Gary Condit

by Joseph Farah -- Dear Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif.: I notice you have issued a public statement ripping your hometown newspaper, the Modesto Bee, for calling on you to resign in light more…

Blaming 'whitey'

by Jon Dougherty -- There's an axiom that says if you kick a dog long enough eventually you're going to get bitten. Black leaders have been kicking "whitey" by blaming "him" for more…

Promises, promises

by David Limbaugh -- Liberal Democrats seem to be guided by a worldview that sees man as perfectible and government as the primary change-agent. They rarely confront a problem for which they more…

The right to lose our rights?

by Jon Dougherty -- Perhaps more than at any time in our history, lawmakers, judges and courts are giving federal, state and local authorities the right to do things that would get more…

Depression defense is just plain nuts

by Don Feder -- Is Andrea Pia Yates, the Houston woman who drowned her five children in a bathtub, insane or evil? Should mental depression be a get-out-of-jail-free card for killers? Earlier more…

No suckers tour

by Barbara Simpson -- So sue me! I'm old fashioned. I still believe words have meanings and, when misused, they create the wrong impression. In this day and age, when we quibble more…

Criminal justice out of joint

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I receive several requests a week from defendants who suddenly find themselves forced to defend their lives, their right to use medical cannabis and even the Bill of more…

Expelling Condit

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Congress should expel Gary Condit. Of course, it would be more personally honorable for Congressman Condit to resign, but, barring some heretofore unseen sense of ethical propriety, he's more…

No sir, Yasser

by Geoff Metcalf -- Yassar Arafat is as useless as mammary glands on a bull to the whole-cloth fiction of Mideast "peace talks." The back and forth itching and moaning in the more…

Our Pentagon tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- All the conservatives and pro-defense types applauded Donald Rumsfeld's appointment as secretary of defense. Such a tiger. Such a man of steel. But now an element of doubt more…