Burning Man vs. burning pride in America

by Melanie Morgan -- Driving down Interstate 80 through California's Sierra Nevada Mountains with my differential on fire, a slow rage started building in me. Labor Day weekend traffic was wailing along more…

Parental control, not federal control

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Visitors to the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., encounter a bit of ticky-tacky architecture when they enter the otherwise grand, white-marble building: They must pass through a more…

Race-baiting in America's heartland

by Jack Cashill -- This is a tale of three cities: the one in which I was born and raised, Newark, N.J.; the second in which I live, Kansas City, Mo; and more…

Should taxpayers support your career choice?

by Larry Elder -- "Don't you think – because of that program – society benefits?" an actor friend of mine asked me recently. She referred to a taxpayer-provided health care program that more…

Mexico is here

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Mexico does not end at its borders. ... Where there is a Mexican, there is Mexico." That astonishing claim by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, in his state of more…

'The Cross and the Towers'

by Joseph Farah -- As we approach the sixth anniversary of 9/11, sometimes I get the feeling Americans have forgotten what happened that day. I don't mean they can't recall the towers more…

Congress attacks Mom's apple pie

by Jane Chastain -- Mom's apple pie is an important symbol of America. What is more American than mom's apple pie? It's the technology that made it possible for mom to make more…

Conservatives: Pantywaist pushovers

by Tristan Emmanuel -- I'm sure you've heard the saying: "You'll attract more bees with honey than with vinegar." The adage equates using honey with "being nice." And the point seems to more…

A monument to communist terror

by Craige McMillan -- One particular exhibit seemed deeply poignant to this visitor: a 1936 public letter to the U.S. Congress by a regional assembly. The document reads in part: "This is more…