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…

Straight talk about talk-show hosts

by Burt Prelutsky -- The other day, a friend asked me what I thought of Rush Limbaugh. I confessed that I didn't listen to his show. My friend was shocked. In his more…

Courts threatening national security

by Joseph Farah -- Picture this: U.S. military forces in Afghanistan pick up Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden. Hamdan, of Yemen, is transferred to Guantanamo more…

Stupid airport security, part 2

by Walter Williams -- Hundreds of readers responded to last week's column about airport security. These were letters from Americans who fit no terrorist profile – airline pilots, mothers traveling with children, more…

Fighting and winning the 'judges war'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Is America a democratic republic, where the laws are made by elected legislators? Are we a federal republic, where social questions are decided by the 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…

MSNBC, NBC and NPR scorn man of God

by Mychal Massie -- I'm not a Catholic for a very good reason: the tenets of the church itself. I disagree with transubstantiation and I believe there is one mediator between God more…