No competition, no education reform

by Star Parker -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonia Villaraigosa soon will exercise more control over Los Angeles' deeply troubled school system as result of legislation that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected more…

SPP: Sovereignty & Prosperity Perversion

by Henry Lamb -- It may go down in history as the worst idea of the century: the Security and Prosperity Partnership. In reality, it is a partnership for the perversions of more…

The ACLU: A bunch of theocrats?

by Pat Boone -- Think about it a minute. Compare the concept of democracy – where individuals may speak and act and express their faith according to their own understandings – with more…

True vision looks right

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's new Conservative government, elected on the short-term promise of repairing some of the more grievous deficiencies of its Liberal predecessor, will have to develop a long-term vision more…

Why did Wal-Mart go 'gay'?

by Kevin McCullough -- I have long been a huge fan of the Sam Walton family and the tremendous success story they made for themselves in corporate America. Not a huge fan more…

'Islamo-fascism'?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "President Likens Dewey to Hitler as Fascist Tool." So ran the New York Times headline on Oct. 26, 1948, after what Dewey biographer Richard Norton Smith called a more…

The superhighway no one is funding

by Joseph Farah -- Another key congressman – Rep. Roy Blunt, majority whip in the House of Representatives – is telling his constituents the federal government has nothing to do with the more…

The devil wears Prada – or a burka

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- I don't go to the movies much these days. But I did see "United 93" and "World Trade Center" because they presented a positive view of Americans dealing more…

The plight that never shuts up

by Ilana Mercer -- An import from "liberated" Iraq, hostage taking is an increasingly popular pastime in the Palestinian Authority. There are no aversive consequences such as, say, punishment. Opportunity costs are more…

Battle the 'anointed elite'

by Letter of the Week -- Editor's note: This Letter of the Week is in response to a letter to the editor that appeared Aug. 29. It is reprinted here for the reader's convenience: more…