Using tragedy for political gain

by Hugh Hewitt -- The wind has changed, and Democrats across the country are worried. The crowds greeting the president on his campaign stops have been large and enthusiastic, and GOP determination more…

Minnesota free-for-all

by Hugh Hewitt -- This week's conventional wisdom from elite opinion-makers comes in three parts. The Beltway talkers have generally agreed that Walter Mondale will beat Norm Coleman in Minnesota's Senate contest, more…

Economic asininities

by Walter Williams -- Whenever there's a World Trade Organization, Monetary Fund or World Bank meeting, crowds of idealistic, useful idiots show up to riot and protest against what they call globalization more…

Why America slept

by Joseph Farah -- If you really want to understand why America never saw Sept. 11 coming, there's a new book by America's top terrorism expert that explains it best. I'm talking more…

The Beltway Sniper and the media

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- During the 23 days the Beltway Sniper was shooting 13 people and murdering 10 in the D.C. suburbs, the press – especially the cable news networks – got more…

Honk an apology for Honky

by Ilana Mercer -- They pursued the police tenaciously. They called in with tips about the murders. They even postponed scheduled executions in order to try and pierce Chief Charles Moose's resistant more…

2-front war

by Resa LaRu Kirkland -- Editor's note: This is the third of three commentaries on North Korea and its ties to the Middle East. Be sure to also read Part 1 and Part more…

The calm citizen

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- I've been thinking a lot about our lives lately – the lives of ordinary Americans – and how we can best stay calm despite being bombarded by a more…

The real Halloween

by Hal Lindsey -- Halloween is celebrated across America as a harmless folk holiday. Some people spend more time decorating their house for Halloween than they do Christmas. But Halloween is not more…