Shadowing the shadow

by Alan W. Bock -- I've spent the week at the Democratic National Convention and have even ventured inside the Staples Center for a few hours here and there of the official proceedings. more…

Prosperity without a clue

by David Limbaugh -- Some have suggested that Democrats have no central rallying theme this year. I have a suggestion: "Prosperity without a Clue." I know it wouldn't be very effective, but more…

Al Gore's special interests party

by John N. Doggett -- Remember the late Sen. Paul Tsongas? When he ran against Slick Willie in 1992, he accused him of "pandering to the special interests." If Paul were alive today, more…

Taiwan to get U.S. radar eyes?

by Inside the Ring -- Taiwan radar The Pentagon is close to announcing final approval of long-range radar sales to Taiwan, a move likely to upset Beijing, which opposes all U.S. military transfers. more…

Page-loads of Democrats

by Bill Steigerwald -- Sorry again. But in the interest of fairness and bipartisanship, we must now critique the newsmagazines' coverage of the Democratic National Convention in the same dispassionate, purely objective more…

Dislike of Gore not related to personality

by Jon Dougherty -- Pundits-o-plenty have been quick to harp majestically on Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore's "wooden" stature as the primary reason why voters disdain him. As the Washington Post's op-ed more…

Jerusalem: The burdensome stone

by Joseph Farah -- And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the more…

Democrat conventions: Then and now

by Johnny Chung -- On Aug. 28, 1996, I told my wife I was going on a business trip because some of my Chinese business friends wanted to have their pictures taken more…

No absolution

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- During my grade school years we lived next to an Italian-American family. Of course, then they were called Italians or they even referred to themselves as "wops." It more…

Dems at midweek

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES -- At the midpoint of their convention here, the Democrats got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the party is more…