Blame Congress for soaring gas prices

by Ernest Istook -- It's time for consumers to strike back against the real culprits behind rising gasoline and food prices. Who deserves blame? Middle East sultans? Oil company executives? Commodities speculators? more…

Let's ask really tough questions

by Larry Elder -- "Sen. Obama, you also oppose Bush tax cuts, and claim that they take money away from the Treasury. But President Kennedy signed across-the-board tax cuts in the 1960s more…

Let Reagan go?

by Rebecca Hagelin -- I have one question for anyone who would have us "let Ronald Reagan go": Are you kidding? Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, a long-time Republican leader and public servant, more…

No bodily fluids in the public square

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Art, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. No one has come up with a workable definition of art that can universally separate garbage like Karen more…

Hillary, the hawk

by Joseph Farah -- Desperately clinging to viability as a presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton has reinvented herself, once again. It was Hillary, back in the days of her "co-presidency" with husband more…

China's flame of shame

by Nat Hentoff -- At an April 3 press conference in Beijing, International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission Chairman Hein Verbruggen, asked about human rights in China, said comfortably, as reported by Human more…

Stealing from needy kids

by Joel Hesch -- When high bonuses are at stake, some executives turn to fraud to increase corporate profits – even if it means cheating foster children in need. Maximus Inc., a more…

Taxes of evil?

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Year after year, I'd get an income tax extension, have my accountant send in whatever money I owed to the seemingly insatiable IRS, the state and the city more…