Tax protesters: Patriots or scam artists?

by David Kupelian -- Almost 20 years ago, I interviewed a doctor who was challenging the Internal Revenue Service in court, defending himself, claiming that he was not required to file an more…

California's man-made energy crisis

by Larry Elder -- An "energy crisis" in California? Say it ain't so. In 1996, California legislators deregulated the wholesale price of electricity. At the time, however, the legislature also agreed to more…

Demoralizing young blacks

by Walter Williams -- David Bell, Harvard law professor, counseled, "Black people will never gain full equality in this country." The late columnist Carl Rowan said, "Racism remains a terrible curse on more…

Weird medicine, poisonous perfection

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Talk about killing ourselves softly! There's a venerable Buddhist saying, "In the poison is the medicine." Lately that's been interpreted literally, perhaps too literally, with a current medical more…

On spy plane, Beijing wants Bush to blink

by Don Feder -- When it comes to dealing with the growing menace of communist China, the present crisis is a crucial test for President George Bush. His handling of Beijing's illegal more…

Be diplomatic, but firm, with China

by Jon Dougherty -- In the foreign policy realm, never was better advice given than by President Teddy Roosevelt: "Speak softly, but carry a big stick." As China continues to hold onto more…

In defense of Slobodan Milosevic

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Sen. Tim Hutchinson, R-Ark. From: Jude Wanniski Re: Wrong man on trial When I learned that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic had been arrested in his home more…

Madison Avenue dreaming

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- I have a dream that ad campaigns will one day be judged not by the color of the icon they showcase, but by the creativity of more…

Dems don't debate, they demonize

by Henry Lamb -- Democrats have zeroed in on what they hope will become George Bush's Achilles heel -- the environment. As if orchestrated, Democratic leaders, environmental organizations, and the usual TV-talking more…

The Palestinian enigma

by Hal Lindsey -- I have just returned from Jerusalem and am reminded afresh of the contradictions that abound in the Middle East. Here are some observations I made while in Jerusalem. more…