Kwame knows best

by Debbie Schlussel -- Kwame Brown. If you're a taxpayer, remember that name. If you're not a sports fan, you've probably never heard of Brown. But if you're tired of subsidizing sports more…

Lawyers' Bill of Fights

by Medicine Men -- Yes, this is probably the thousandth commentary you've seen regarding the controversy over the "Patients' Bill of Rights." This gives us the chance tell you – that once more…

Jefferson detractor humiliated

by Alan W. Bock -- I know that Schadenfreude – the joy at the discomfort of another – is an unworthy emotion, so I'm trying hard to suppress it. Nonetheless, I can't help more…

Conservatives win, neo-cons don't

by Jon Dougherty -- Republican strategists and political leaders can continue to listen to neo-conservative pinheads pushing their "move-to-the-center" garbage – and lose – or they can start taking the advice of more…

Smoking out lawsuits

by Ralph Reiland -- Don't say lawsuits can't be fun. Like the woman in Knoxville who's suing McDonald's because the pickle on her Big Mac was too hot. This "dangerous and defective more…

Dope File: Kill a druggie, sell a kidney

by Joel Miller -- Strange fruit Here is an interesting spin on the recent mass execution of narcotics offenders in China: Only a day after Beijing bumped off 50-plus drug offenders in more…

Why Cheney is compromised

by Joseph Farah -- When it comes to the politics of the Middle East, Vice President Dick Cheney is deepening his considerable involvement with some unsavory characters. During the fall U.S. presidential more…

What are Daschle and McCain planning?

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The famous weekend meeting by Democrat Senate Leader Tom Daschle and Republican Sen. John McCain at the latter's home in Arizona has raised a great deal of speculation more…

Daring to question the Welfare State

by Larry Elder -- Did Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill commit a "gaffe" of epic proportions? Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich certainly thinks so. In an interview with Financial Times, O'Neill more…

Senate's judicial powergrab

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats' assault on the judiciary has begun. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., held a hearing June 26 in his subcommittee on the courts to lay the groundwork for more…