Pull the plug on Iowa and New Hampshire

by Bill Press -- It gets earlier and earlier, every election cycle. This time around, Iowa voters will cast the first ballots in the presidential contest of 2008 on Jan. 3, before more…

'I love you. Thank you. Be safe'

by Melanie Morgan -- Iraq is a different place from the country I visited in 2005. Even the landscape is different, as American contractors and our troops build new infrastructure. The things more…

Hillary's spousal albatross

by David Limbaugh -- Hillary Clinton doesn't have the luxury Al Gore did of choosing to dump Bill Clinton on the presidential campaign trail. She's stuck with him, for better or for more…

Why Israel is allowing new terrorist state

by Hal Lindsey -- One of the most perplexing aspects of the current Middle East peace process is the push to create an independent Palestinian state before the current administration's term ends more…

Teaching truth on the sly

by Letter of the Week -- I must admit to being surprised. I have never been offended by or disagreed with Walter E. Williams' commentaries before, but this week's column is unbelievable. Basically, he more…

Is it down to Mitt and Mike?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Not since 1952 has the nation entered a presidential year with greater seeming uncertainty as to who will face off in November. Early that year, Tennessee Sen. Estes more…

Lowering standards heightens failure

by Larry Elder -- Move over, Martin Luther King Jr., and your desire for a colorblind society. The University of California system prefers a color-coordinated one. UC's Board of Admissions and Relations more…

Think tanks: Today's idea factories

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Imagine a university where you could hear some of the best and brightest minds on a regular basis. Your faculty would include generals and attorneys general, public intellectuals more…

Why a Christian worldview

by Craige McMillan -- "God has blessed us with this airplane, and if we can't use it for something like this, then we don't deserve to have it." –Sharon Matthews, quoted in more…