Winning the Ashcroft skirmish

by John N. Doggett -- The battle to confirm John Ashcroft as our attorney general is over. We have won this skirmish, but the long war to take back the soul of America more…

U.S. News loses grip, sky falls on head

by Bill Steigerwald -- Chicken Little is not only alive, he's still hysterical and apparently editing U.S. News & World Report. How else can you explain this week's cover story, "Scary Weather: more…

Is the tide turning?

by Craige McMillan -- For the most part, we live our lives as prisoners of the great historical tides that ebb and flow among humanity. We proudly declare ourselves captain of our more…

Politics as wish

by J.R. Nyquist -- In 1943 James Burnham wrote a book entitled "The Machiavellians: Defenders of Freedom." It was Burnham's thesis that nine-tenths of what is written in the field of politics more…

Barney Frank discovers the 10th Amendment

by Larry Elder -- Put up or shut up, Mr. Cheney. About same-sex marriages, that is. Liberal Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., issued this challenge to the vice president. When asked about same-sex more…

Politics or principle?

by Thomas Jipping -- The blood-letting is over for now. After the Senate votes today, John Ashcroft will no longer be the partisan political pi?ata of the moment but a distinguished attorney more…

The compassion racket

by Joseph Farah -- Is President Bush's creation of the White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiative a step in the right direction? Bush believes, rightly, that churches, synagogues and community more…

Lights out for civilization?

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The environmentalists and price controllers who shut out the lights in California have wrought untold amounts of economic wreckage. But at least California's woes serve to remind us more…

Maybe I should be lynched

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Rich Lowry, editor National Review From: Jude Wanniski Re: Ashcroft and his pals Your Feb. 5 cover story on why the lynch mob hates John Ashcroft, the more…

Israel's political bulldozer

by Hal Lindsey -- In about a week, Israeli voters will go to the polls to elect a new prime minister. They are confronted with the choice between the incumbent, Ehud Barak more…