The Gray Lady's 1st ombudsman

by Bob Kohn -- Earlier this week, after an embarrassingly long 90-day search, the New York Times announced the appointment of the paper's first ombudsman or "public editor." Daniel Okrent, a longtime more…

'Caring' cheaters

by Jon Dougherty -- If you still think there is hope for the nation's government school system, revelations about a number of New York teachers made public this week should change your more…

Bush and abortion

by Joseph Farah -- President Bush says the United States is not ready for a total abortion ban. "I don't think the culture has changed to the extent that the American people more…

Washington fiddles while California burns

by Jane Chastain -- A couple of bills are languishing in Congress that could have limited the effects of the wildfires that have devastated much of Southern California and saved countless homes more…

Why I won't be celebrating Halloween with Barbie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It had to happen. Riding the commercial wave of Harry Potter, Buffy and Sabrina, Mattel has launched Secret Spells Barbie, just in time for Halloween. Appropriately adorned in more…

Hillary's game plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- There has been a lot of talk recently about Hillary Clinton's political game plan. Will she run for president in 2004? Wait until 2008? Is she backing Gen. more…

America the beautiful

by Hal Lindsey -- The International Red Cross announced its decision to further cut back operations in Iraq following the latest terrorist attack against its Baghdad headquarters. The IRC announcement came on more…

Bush successes – do the media care?

by Larry Elder -- " ... You're not going to like this, but my gut feeling is that all media is against George, a Republican, any Republican." Former First Lady Barbara Bush more…

Smokey Bear meets al-Qaida, eco-terrorists

by Craige McMillan -- I wonder how many Southern California homeowners sent $25 last month to one of the "environmental" organizations that just burned them out of their homes? Southern California fires more…

The 'mainstream' is located in France

by Ann Coulter -- The newspaper that almost missed the war in Iraq because its reporters were in Georgia covering the membership policies of the Augusta National Golf Club has declared another more…