No Excuses

by Walter Williams -- According to a March 17 Los Angeles Times story written by education reporter Richard Lee Colvin, 60 percent of Los Angeles eighth-graders do not know their multiplication tables. more…

Russia's latest game

by J.R. Nyquist -- Last week Sergei Ivanov, head of the Kremlin's Security Council, publicly characterized United States intelligence as "lazy." The countries possessing great intelligence traditions, he said, included Israel, Britain more…

Don't worry, we'll find the e-mail. Promise.

by Paul Sperry -- U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth doesn't trust the White House to search for some million "missing" West Wing e-mails under subpoena, even though it's hired "independent" contractors to more…

Look to Keynes, not Viets

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Sen. John McCain [R AZ] From: Jude Wanniski Re: A battle, not a war "The wrong guys won the war," you are quoted as saying on your more…

Perverse child avocate

by Jon Dougherty -- A statement made in an article linked by WorldNetDaily on Monday appalled me. The article quoted Children's Rights Council spokesman David L. Levy as praising the storm trooper more…

Cherry blossoms beat stress

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- I don't take many vacations. Rather, I'll try to decompress during part of each day, despite the headlines. So please don't look to me to explain the latest more…

Better luck next time

by David Hackworth -- The 25th anniversary of the fall of South Vietnam was like a slow-moving, thousand-mile-long funeral procession. The media relentlessly barraged us with worn memories. The tube, magazines and more…

Congress caves to Clinton, again?

by David Limbaugh -- Every time congressional Republicans fail to match their actions with their rhetoric, they lose precious credibility with the grass roots. That's one among many reasons they must follow more…

The Battle for the Ballot

by Lenora B. Fulani -- In politics, as in business, you have to create a product and try to corner the market. Right now the political marketplace is very tightly controlled by -- more…

Trigger locks? No thanks

by Joseph Farah -- Did you hear what Al Gore said about the National Zoo shooting? It was the day after Easter when a gang fight broke out at the Washington tourist more…