2nd Amendment held to higher standard

by Jon Dougherty -- Billionaire Andrew McKelvey, owner of the job site Monster.com, has a new gun-control group with a new gun-control tactic. His group, Americans for Gun Safety, has upset the more…

Virginia State University tyranny

by Walter Williams -- If we had to single out one American institution that stands at the forefront of modern-day racial discrimination, deception and contempt for fundamental principles of liberty, it would more…

Colin Powell is a disgrace

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON -- I'm sorry to say it, but Secretary of State Colin Powell is a disgrace. I wish it were not true, but this guy is not much more…

Why wreck Weyrich?

by Jude Wanniski -- Editor's note: Subbing for Jude Wanniski this week is a memo from Jude's colleague, Peter Signorelli, Polyconomics' resident specialist on the Middle East. To: Gustav Niebuhr, New York more…

What's in a political name?

by Joel Miller -- What does a person call himself these days? I used to call myself a conservative. But whenever I say that we ought to legalize crack cocaine, some conservatives more…

Oakland builds Babel's boarding house

by Don Feder -- The city that gave us Ebonics just established language quotas for municipal employment. Last week, Oakland's city council voted unanimously to require certain departments to fill vacancies with more…

Skeletons in the closet

by Joseph Farah -- Former Sen. Bob Kerrey's admission that his Navy unit killed innocent women and children in Vietnam 32 years ago is stunning. But even more stunning is Newsweek's decision more…

The horror that will never go away

by David Hackworth -- Ex-Sen. Bob Kerrey's admission about a 1969 Vietnam atrocity might have generated a media feeding frenzy, but it's not news to me. Nine years ago at Newsweek, I more…