Victims and villains

by Ernest Istook -- The media have Mortgage Madness, and politicians have caught it. We're talking about the burst housing bubble and its aftermath: tumbling house prices, rising mortgage delinquencies and increased more…

Occupation blues

by Joseph Farah -- I don't agree with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton that we should set dates to withdraw from Iraq. Frankly, a precipitous, cut-and-run strategy by the U.S. would mean more…

Sen. Obama coddles evil

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Yesterday morning, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared that Iran was busily installing 6,000 new centrifuges for development of nuclear material. Further, Ahmadinejad stated, Iran would begin testing a more…

Terri Schiavo's lifesaving legacy

by Nat Hentoff -- In 2001, the Schindler family – the parents, brother and sister of Terri Schiavo – formed the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation to try to save the life of more…

Absolut absurdity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In an attempt to be "edgy," the Absolut Vodka manufacturer created an ad that hearkened back to the first Mexican Empire and included much of what is indisputably more…

Guns are in our blood?

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Last week's column on carnage in our cities prompted this thoughtful, illuminating missive from Illinois attorney and novelist Robert Isham Auler, author of the forthcoming thriller "Keep and more…

The presidential-oath charade

by Walter Williams -- Do any of the prospective nominees of either party deserve respect from the American people? The answer partially depends on your knowledge, values and respect for the U.S more…

Obama: Race hustler with the best of them

by Burt Prelutsky -- Barack Obama gave a speech that his disciples compared favorably to the Gettysburg Address and the Sermon on the Mount, but which I thought came a lot closer more…