Politics or principle?

by Thomas Jipping -- The blood-letting is over for now. After the Senate votes today, John Ashcroft will no longer be the partisan political pi?ata of the moment but a distinguished attorney more…

The compassion racket

by Joseph Farah -- Is President Bush's creation of the White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiative a step in the right direction? Bush believes, rightly, that churches, synagogues and community more…

Lights out for civilization?

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The environmentalists and price controllers who shut out the lights in California have wrought untold amounts of economic wreckage. But at least California's woes serve to remind us more…

Is the tide turning?

by Craige McMillan -- For the most part, we live our lives as prisoners of the great historical tides that ebb and flow among humanity. We proudly declare ourselves captain of our more…

Politics as wish

by J.R. Nyquist -- In 1943 James Burnham wrote a book entitled "The Machiavellians: Defenders of Freedom." It was Burnham's thesis that nine-tenths of what is written in the field of politics more…

Barney Frank discovers the 10th Amendment

by Larry Elder -- Put up or shut up, Mr. Cheney. About same-sex marriages, that is. Liberal Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., issued this challenge to the vice president. When asked about same-sex more…

When Bush rubber meets education road

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- The emphasis on student testing at the heart of the Bush administration's education plan forces Americans to confront a question that haunts patients who are diagnosed with deadly more…

Big Brother goes global

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Internet, like no other technology in history, is truly a global medium. In a way that was only dreamed of 10 years ago, communication is now possible more…

20 questions for Ashcroft

by Joseph Farah -- While he ultimately triumphed, the questions posed in the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee John Ashcroft were insulting. I say, it's time to turn more…

Maybe I should be lynched

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Rich Lowry, editor National Review From: Jude Wanniski Re: Ashcroft and his pals Your Feb. 5 cover story on why the lynch mob hates John Ashcroft, the more…