Conservative's choice

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The Republican convention was really the main event of this political season. It was the long-awaited test for George W. Bush to see if he has what it more…

Open letter to Gen. Colin Powell

by Lenora B. Fulani -- Dear Gen. Powell, I saw your speech at the Republican Convention last week. Like many Americans, I was touched by it. Providing leadership means insisting that we look more…

Politics of brotherly hate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Call it ... New York Times disease. Every pol in the U.S. seems to want to weigh in on how race is "lived in America" by talking about more…

Party abuse

by Chuck Baldwin -- Two recent reports from the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia really caught my eye. A Chicago Tribune story begins, "Social conservatives, banned from the spotlight of the Republican more…

In the beginning, Teacher ...

by Geoff Metcalf -- In the spirit of Jeff Jacoby I offer a product that is not entirely of my creation. I would gladly provide proper and laudatory attribution, if I knew more…

Junior's got a gun. Who cares?

by Joel Miller -- While the worrywart minions of America soil themselves with gun-tragedy memories like Columbine and Jonesboro, our northern neighbors are busily handing firearms to their younkers and telling them more…

No to 'compassionate conservatism'

by Joseph Farah -- Well, we've all witnessed the "compassionate conservative" convention. It left me feeling empty. I respect Marvin Olasky, the former Marxist journalism professor who coined the term. But he more…

Take me out to the ballgame

by Judy Lowe -- I'm finishing up my vacation as I write, so this week's websites mirror my mood -- i.e., they're less than serious -- at least one is downright silly more…

Elephants and donkeys III

by J.R. Nyquist -- A 19th century observer, Edwin Percy Whipple, once said, "A politician weakly and amiably in the right, is no match for a politician tenaciously and pugnaciously in the more…

Beyond mere victory

by Alan Keyes -- The Republican presidential ticket leaves Philadelphia in the glow of its accomplishment, at least for the moment, of the two goals that convention planners had clearly made their more…