Helen Thomas'
grandmother clause

by Larry Elder -- Watch any presidential newscast, and UPI's Helen Thomas generally asks the first question. But there's one slight problem. Though Thomas spent more than 50 years as a UPI more…

If the profile fits ...

by Ann Coulter -- An Arab with a copy of "The Crusades Through Arab Eyes" and a gun boarded an American Airlines plane on Christmas Day claiming to be a Secret Service more…

I sent mother-in-law packing

by Joseph Farah -- On Christmas Day, I sent my mother-in-law packing. You think I'm mean? You think I'm a bad son-in-law? You think I have no feelings? You think I'm heartless? more…

Return of deficit politics

by Paul Sperry -- News item: Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., Friday blamed President Bush's tax cut for the shrinking surplus, noting that Bush's own budget director now says the federal more…

Three cheers for Captain 'X'!

by Debbie Schlussel -- He's President Bush's least-favorite pilot. But we should all applaud the embattled Captain "X," unnamed pilot of American Airlines Flight 363, who refused to allow a suspicious, belligerent, more…

Persecution at home

by Joseph Farah -- Newsweek political correspondent Howard Fineman reports the Democrats are about to declare a jihad on conservative Christians in the U.S. They will do this, he says, in the more…

How to mau-mau
a Harvard don

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For students interested in learning how to conduct a first-class shakedown, few finer examples exist than the recent de-pantsing of the president of Harvard, Larry Summers. A thing more…

Sen. Daschle's partisan tattoo

by David Limbaugh -- Senate Majority Leader Daschle, the man who has done everything in his power to obstruct President Bush's domestic agenda, had the effrontery to say that Bush was ignoring more…

Pilot's perspective

by Jane Chastain -- Editor's note: Jane Chastain is a licensed pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings, who lives on a runway and owns two airplanes. She was flying one of her more…

Politics vs. public interest

by Hugh Hewitt -- Last week, I handicapped the Senate races of interest in 2002. This weekend past, the Washington Post undertook the same exercise. The Post's Dan Balz and David Broder more…