The government's protection racket

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Everyone in Washington is talking tax cuts, but the IRS has a different idea in mind, and it's not compassion for tax evaders. In what the agency bills more…

Deflation and rising prices?

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Martin Wolf, Financial Times From: Jude Wanniski Re: Gold and Oil I'm delighted to have your question about how we could be experiencing deflation when price indices more…

Bush's road to an energy tax

by Alan Keyes -- Events before and after the election have only confirmed that President Bush was indeed right to put tax relief at the center of his domestic agenda. With the more…

Media bias GOP's biggest battle

by Larry Elder -- On Jan. 22, 1993, Peter Jennings of ABC News reported on Bill Clinton's first initiative as president: "President Clinton keeps his word on abortion rights. President Clinton kept more…

Just say 'yes' to drug war?

by Joel Miller -- Conservatives are a peculiar bunch when it comes to drugs. While they smoke cigars and quaff jiggers of scotch, they drum their hands in thunderous applause when a more…

The 'Evander Factor'

by Jon Dougherty -- If you don't follow boxing, you may not know who Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield is. Then again, you may, because he's quite a guy and spends a more…

Spy vs. spy

by Hal Lindsey -- Accused FBI spy Robert Hanssen was denied bail at his hearing on Tuesday, sending the accused traitor back to prison to await trial. Hanssen, according to the FBI, more…

Educrats and elite arrogance

by Walter Williams -- Here's a question prompted by my recent rereading of Leonard Read's The Myth of the See-It-All, in "The Coming Aristocracy" (1969). Incidentally, Read founded the New York-based Foundation more…

Testing the cash cow

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- Question: The SAT is A) A useful device upon which colleges have become overly dependent. B) A sacred cow that reformers challenge at their peril. C) more…

Learning from mistakes?

by Joseph Farah -- Some wise old sage once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results. If that's true, U.S. policy more…