What's in a political name?

by Joel Miller -- What does a person call himself these days? I used to call myself a conservative. But whenever I say that we ought to legalize crack cocaine, some conservatives more…

Oakland builds Babel's boarding house

by Don Feder -- The city that gave us Ebonics just established language quotas for municipal employment. Last week, Oakland's city council voted unanimously to require certain departments to fill vacancies with more…

We know about lying

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- The "generation gap'' is really about the inability of one age group to empathize with another. At 33, I'm just one year older than the memory more…

The horror that will never go away

by David Hackworth -- Ex-Sen. Bob Kerrey's admission about a 1969 Vietnam atrocity might have generated a media feeding frenzy, but it's not news to me. Nine years ago at Newsweek, I more…

Religious leaders who alibi for China

by Jane Chastain -- I was happy to hear Dr. Pat Robertson's recent public statements on China's brutal population control policy. I am not happy about the position taken by the chairman more…

Education: It's not the money

by David Limbaugh -- I think it's time for President Bush to reframe his education package. He should make school choice the centerpiece, rather than the perceived throwaway item of his plan. more…

Beijing bucks for Olympics

by Hugh Hewitt -- This is a cautionary tale, and the folks who should be cautioned are those atop the corporate pyramids across the land. The International Olympic Committee will decide in more…

Color me no more

by Linda Bowles -- Say what you will about the people of California, they have, with occasional success and frequent failure, struggled mightily to restore some semblance of rationality to rampant irrationality more…

A hope for leadership to come

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In the latest development stemming from the communist Chinese fighter pilot's maneuvering his supersonic craft into a lumbering EP-3 prop-driven American surveillance plane, the Chinese have tried to more…