Berlusconi backs Western civilization

by Don Feder -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's comment that Western civilization is superior to Islamic culture, while obvious to all whose minds aren't locked in a prison of political correctness, more…

The case for harshness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The more I learn of history over decades, the more it appears that the interplay of nations resemble nothing so much as young children on a playground. There's more…

Premature articulation?

by Geoff Metcalf -- "No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation." – Douglas MacArthur In the wake of 9-11 I have frequently observed more…

Radical Islam's phony patriotism

by Debbie Schlussel -- While President Bush – and now, Oprah – continue to paint a rosy picture of the American-Arab Islamic community, this picture is not entirely accurate. Certainly many American more…

The real bin Laden

by Joseph Farah -- I just finished a book I consider a must-read for every American who wants to understand our common enemy in this terror war. After reading Yossef Bodansky's "Bin more…

Missing the blessing

by Yaffah daCosta -- Before Moses died (he is sometimes called the Lawgiver), he blessed the 12 tribes of Israel. Giving people a blessing is a very important thing to do, since more…

Feeling safe

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- On his second trip to New York since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President Bush this week encouraged first-graders at P.S. 130 to more…

Living like a king

by Richard Grenier -- By all accounts, including his own, the Duke of Saint-Simon (1675-1755) was a sensitive, self-obsessed, ill-tempered man. A courtier and a singular chronicler of court life under Louis more…

Fruit of our victory

by Alan Keyes -- As the days pass without dramatic events in the war on terrorism, it is natural that some of the political, ideological and other sources of disagreement and conflict more…