The dumbest member of Congress

by Jane Chastain -- It was one of the most revealing moments in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a hearing of the Judiciary Committee, Maxine Waters, a Democrat congresswoman from Los more…

Useful white idiots

by Erik Rush -- Though the term "useful idiots" has been attributed to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, this is not agreed upon by political historians. What is certain is that the common usage more…

Why Democrats are appeasers

by Craige McMillan -- "How did the Democratic Party get here?" – Joseph Lieberman It's an interesting question. Unfortunately, Sen. Lieberman doesn't answer it in his otherwise excellent opinion piece in the more…

Golden business advice: 'Take charge'

by Larry Elder -- "Take charge." My friend and business mentor, Alan, laughed last week when I reminded him of this story. We sat down and broke bread for the first time more…

Obama's disdain for the military

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Does disdain for the military matter anymore? If Barack Obama's candidacy is any indication, it does not. Sen. Obama gave a graduation speech at Wesleyan University on Sunday, more…

The American Unconstitutional Society

by Joseph Farah -- One of the funny, little games organizations with an agenda play is to give themselves names that sound good, wholesome, decent and appealing – only to promote ideas more…

John McCain, here's your vice president

by Nat Hentoff -- In 2006, Sarah Palin became Alaska's youngest and first woman governor after having earned a reputation as a determined and successful advocate of ethics reform in politics. In more…