Memo to McCain: Take the gloves off

by Larry Elder -- McCain loses – the first debate, that is. Blown opportunities? Let us count the ways: Obama says, without rebuttal, that his plan lowers taxes on "95 percent of more…

Obama's poems show real talent level

by Jack Cashill -- Prior to 1990, when Barack Obama contracted to write "Dreams From My Father," he had written very close to nothing. As an undergraduate at Occidental College, Obama had more…

Will new prez keep up crackdown on illegals?

by Ernest Istook -- Will Mexico need a bailout? That country's second-largest source of income is money sent home by Mexicans living in the U.S. Most of that comes from illegal immigrants. more…

We don't need any Weathermen …

by Joseph Farah -- You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. – Bob Dylan, "Subterranean Homesick Blues" That was the line that inspired Bernardine Dohrn, Bill Ayers more…

Hey, Sarah: Time to go for the kill!

by Jane Chastain -- The Defenders of Wildlife isn't the only group gunning for Sarah Palin. The really big cannons will be fired following tonight's vice-presidential debate, and the media elite has more…

Techno-bullying grown-ups

by Phil Elmore -- The pervasive accessibility and popularity of social networking sites, now estimated to be more popular than online pornography, has led to increased awareness of online bullying. There was more…

Our tolerance for Islam is not safe

by Erik Rush -- An acquaintance recently pointed me to the Fifth Surah from the Quran, verse 72. The version I found reads (in part) as follows: "They do blaspheme who say: more…

The manufactured crisis

by Craige McMillan -- A good friend of mine used to carry a coffee cup around at the bank where we both worked, emblazoned with the words, "To err is human – more…