Barbeque diplomacy

by Michael Evans -- The Texas Hill Country town of Crawford boasts 701 residents, one gas station, five churches, one restaurant and, on Monday, two heads of state – President George Bush more…

Tyranny of the Beautiful People

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- The aristocracy of the beautiful is becoming increasingly pronounced in the Western world, with looks and figure trumping talent and effort in the professional marketplace. Even in such more…

Pandering to the crackpot left

by Michelle Malkin -- It looks like Teresa Heinz Kerry is rubbing off on her husband. And on Sen. Hillary Clinton. For the Republican Party, this is a very good thing. You'll more…

Soldiers shouldn't be guinea pigs

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.The presidential commission looking into the cluelessness of U.S. intelligence regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq recently issued its report more…

Homosexual Nazis are
savaging the church

by Tom Ambrose -- On Sunday, the Associated Press reported that six Episcopal priests in Connecticut may be removed as rectors of their parishes by their bishop because they have actively opposed more…

Loony litigation

by Les Kinsolving -- In the history of American journalism, has there ever been a more stupid, lawsuit than the one filed against Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich by the Baltimore Sun and more…

A papal message on socialism

by Star Parker -- In 1991, Pope John Paul II issued an encyclical called "Centesimus Annus." It is a sweeping and fascinating discussion about socialism, capitalism, the welfare state and the nature more…

Our political vegetative state

by Joseph Farah -- Terri Schiavo is dead. Those who brought about her demise told us it was because she was in a "persistent vegetative state." The evidence didn't support such a more…