My Misery Index

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- The Misery Index is not just something invented by wimpy political parodists suffering from too much sofrito on their seitan. Apparently the index has existed for decades, and more…

Income inequality

by Walter Williams -- Last month, the U.S. Bureau of the Census reported its findings on income and poverty. Median real income remained constant between 2002 and 2003 at $43,000; the official more…

Who drew first blood?

by David Limbaugh -- The prevalence of mainstream media liberal bias is a truism, but people generally think about it as merely an ideological slant on the reporting. But in this year's more…

A scam older than Sgt. Bilko

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.I doubt if there's one serving general or admiral who as a young officer wasn't ripped off by one of the more…

They shoot children, don't they?

by Dennis Prager -- According to the New York Times, when the terrorists took over the Russian elementary school, they shouted "Allahu akbar" ("Allah is the greatest"). Does this surprise you, dear more…

What Bush means to African-Americans

by Star Parker -- Republican and Democratic party national conventions are always a mix of content and choreography. The relative mix of both tells us the shape that a party is in. more…

'Inside the Beltway'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- When I read the Washington Times, whether online or in its traditional paper form, the first thing I do after scanning the headlines on page one is turn more…

Kerry's right

by Joseph Farah -- I've been tough on John Kerry. When I say he may be the most dangerous man ever to run seriously as a candidate for president, I mean it. more…

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Not your father's elephant

by Mychal Massie -- Am I the only conservative unimpressed with Arnold Schwarzenegger's performance at the Republican National Convention? Am I the only conservative who questions exactly what Rudolph Giuliani, John McCain, more…