Double delusion

by Daniel Pipes -- Consider two very different Israeli troop withdrawals from Arab-held territory: The first took place on May 24, 2000, when Israelis left southern Lebanon after an 18-year occupation. The more…

Pulling kids out of government schools, part 1

by Elizabeth Farah -- My last column concluded with this charge (in part): “All parents who are married and have no extraordinary circumstances to prevent them from doing so, should today remove more…

Sweet spot: The chocolate chronicles

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- A woman briskly enters an absolutely intoxicating Belgian chocolate shop on the East Coast of the USA in the midst of a punishing heat-wave, and inquires of the more…

Overgrowing the government

by Joel Miller -- In the last few years, everyone has started harping about political reform – even politicians, which is how you know it's bunk. Drunks don't tell you how to more…

Open letter to Gary Condit

by Joseph Farah -- Dear Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif.: I notice you have issued a public statement ripping your hometown newspaper, the Modesto Bee, for calling on you to resign in light more…

Blaming 'whitey'

by Jon Dougherty -- There's an axiom that says if you kick a dog long enough eventually you're going to get bitten. Black leaders have been kicking "whitey" by blaming "him" for more…

Promises, promises

by David Limbaugh -- Liberal Democrats seem to be guided by a worldview that sees man as perfectible and government as the primary change-agent. They rarely confront a problem for which they more…

Throwing the book

by Linda Bowles -- This is an open letter to former President William Jefferson Clinton. Dear Bill: You are off to a very bad start with the $10 million agreement to write more…

Soldiers win battles, not staff weenies

by David Hackworth -- The U.S. Army has 10 active-duty fighting divisions. Almost all are at 100 percent strength, thanks to Army Chief of Staff Eric Shinseki, who cut some of the more…