Immigration and the art of the possible

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – We Americans like presidents who are bold enough to set the agenda and challenge followers to expand the realm of the possible. At the recent summit more…

7 blunders of the world

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Where's a guy like Gandhi when we really need him? Seven blunders of the world, said Gandhi, lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without more…

Chandra Levy: A victim of backlash?

by Sarah J. McCarthy -- "Remember when feminists marched around Washington in 1992, the vaunted political 'Year of the Woman,' pledging to ruin the political careers of insensitive male officials who 'just don't more…

The menace of jihad suicide

by Daniel Pipes -- Soon after an EgyptAir plane crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from New York in October 1999, killing 217, the plane's copilot came under suspicion of intentionally more…

Israel can lose just once

by Hal Lindsey -- This week, an Israeli teen-ager's body was handed over to the Israeli government by the Palestinian authorities. According to a senior Israeli official, the murder of 18-year-old Yuri more…

A Putin setup on missile defense?

by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- At the press conference George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin held after their meeting Sunday in Genoa, the career-KGB-officer-turned-Kremlin-leader announced that he and his American counterpart have reached more…

Congress at its worst

by Henry Lamb -- CARA, the "Conservation and Reinvestment Act," also know as the "Condemnation and Relocation Act," may be the worst piece of legislation to come out of Washington in a more…

Unaccountable government

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON – On July 4 week, Michael Schwing of Baltimore, Md., learned of the existence of a bill known as HR 1545, which would effectively reduce his earnings more…

Selling out higher ed

by Hugh Hewitt -- High school seniors are lined up, waiting for the start of their last lap in the years-long quest to gain admission to the college of their choice. When more…

Ignoring gun-check realities

by Jon Dougherty -- The Violence Policy Center has voiced its angst over the failure of the House last week to pass a measure that would have overruled Attorney General John Ashcroft's more…