John Hagee's free ride in the media

by Bill Press -- Imagine this: A preacher endorses a candidate for president. Then we learn the preacher has, for years and from the pulpit, made disgusting, inflammatory and un-American statements. Yet more…

Pass Wright, go deep

by Erik Rush -- Well, it's official. Last week, CBS News/New York Times released polling figures indicating that 56 percent of potential voters polled believed that the news media has spent too more…

Why Al Gore might have succeeded in Iraq

by Jack Cashill -- Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series. Read Part 1, "If only Al Gore had been commander in chief." Sept.11, 2001, found would-be terror fighter more…

Is government the left's god?

by Craige McMillan -- Human beings have a natural tendency to gravitate toward the levers of power and those who operate them. Perhaps it starts as babies, when we are so powerless more…

Blame it on Big Oil!

by Jane Chastain -- The price of gasoline has everyone worried. Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and John McCain want to suspend the federal gas tax during the summer. Clinton wants to pay more…

If I were mayor of Detroit, part 2

by Ellis Washington --   Jowakka Jones, Tupac Tipton, Jose Jesus Rodriguez, Shawniqua Thompson and Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick: The damn party's over! ~ Ellis Washington (a paraphrase of Justice Clarence Thomas's grandfather) more…

'Hillary Democrats' hold cards in fall

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on" than Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton has told USA Today. She cited an Associated Press article "that more…

Recession, recession, where's the recession?

by Larry Elder -- "It's a recession," said former President Harry Truman, "when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours." For people facing home foreclosure, job loss more…

Congressional 'compassion' with your money

by Ernest Istook -- Even for Congress, $330 billion is a lot to give away. But the House of Representatives is managing that this week, passing companion bills that put taxpayers on more…