High noon for affirmative action

by Larry Elder -- The headline announced the latest disaster: "State Justices Deal New Setback to Affirmative Action." In California, voters passed Proposition 209, a ballot initiative to end race- and gender-based more…

Family holiday fencing

by Craige McMillan -- The coming holidays are a strange mixture of anticipation, adversity and joy for many of us. Anticipation, because we were once children, waiting to hear Santa's prancing reindeer more…

Setting record straight in Israel

by Hal Lindsey -- By and large, when it comes to the current undeclared war between Israel and the Palestinians, it's the Palestinian side that gets all the favorable press. The United more…

Thinking the unthinkable

by Joseph Farah -- Who killed Mohammed al-Dura? Of course, everyone knows the answer to that question. The 12-year-old Palestinian martyr was pinned down in crossfire between Arab snipers and Israeli Defense more…

A nation polarized

by Walter Williams -- We've had close presidential elections before, but this one is emblematic of dangerous, unbridgeable and growing gaps among the American people. Some of this can be seen by more…

Bush wins popular vote!

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Vice President Albert Gore From: Jude Wanniski Re: Psst! Vote "irregularities" Yes, you feel you have been cheated by the Electoral College, Mr. Vice President, but it more…

'Attention must be paid'

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- AIDS, like any kind of evil, is crafty. It can fool you, lull you into thinking scientific advances have smashed it into abeyance, and so you believe -- more…

Why Al Gore is cooked

by Bill O'Reilly -- It is entirely possible that Al Gore really is entitled to be the new president. But somehow fate seems to have intervened and Mr. Gore is now behind more…

Use caution when reading poll numbers!

by Scott Rasmussen -- Last week, after George W. Bush was certified as the winner of Florida's 25 electoral votes, many surveys came out showing that roughly six out of 10 voters more…