Our greedy Congress

by Jane Chastain -- Shortly after the White House announced that President Bush planned to give federal workers a 3.1 percent pay raise next year – in line with the private sector more…

Arafat orders Christmas canceled

by Hal Lindsey -- Last year, Arafat declared Jesus a Muslim and made a big show of trying to attend the Catholic Christmas mass after being forbidden to do so by Israel. more…

The 'glass ceiling': The bad spin

by Larry Elder -- So, how goes the "corporate fight for women"? Not well, at least according to the New York Times. Catalyst, a research firm, regularly publishes a report on the more…

An index of Catholicism's decline

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As the Watergate scandal of 1973-1974 diverted attention from the far greater tragedy unfolding in Southeast Asia, so, too, the scandal of predator-priests now afflicting the Catholic Church more…

Al Gore's world: The new season

by Hugh Hewitt -- Here's what Trent Lott said at a farewell party for Strom Thurmond: "I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted more…

Middle East peace recipe

by Walter Williams -- Frederic Bastiat, 19th-century French economist, predicted, "If goods don't cross borders, troops will." That's precisely the theme of a July 1 Weekly Standard article written by my Israeli more…

He dances to a different beat

by Cassandra Walker -- There is a lot to be said about people who dance to a different beat. Some call them oddballs, weirdoes or just downright uncoordinated. If we are honest, more…

Rumors of peace: How your city can help

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Just suppose every city in America decided what's really important right now wasn't "livability studies," but taking an immediate stand against the U.S. waging unjustified war on Iraq, more…

The 1st Coming of Huggy Jesus

by Joel Miller -- Running low on awful, possibly blasphemous Christmas gift ideas this year? Fear not, for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great schlock; kitsch shall be to all more…