What McCain-Feingold left out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The legal issues surrounding the staging of candidate debates have bedeviled the Federal Election Commission since its founding in 1974. Two questions and their interrelationship have figured prominently. more…

Locking down the Hispanic vote

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- Losing the White House and failing to win control of Congress has left Democrats soul-searching for what went wrong. What the party of Roosevelt really should more…

The trouble with ideology

by J.R. Nyquist -- The true-believing Marxist imagines that objective laws governing social change will produce a communal society in which the state withers away. According to a Soviet textbook, "Communism is more…

The Fed's con game

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The Federal Reserve and Wall Street agree that the stock market needs a big confidence boost. Fed policy, and brokers around the country, are trying to provide it, more…

Why I love Bill O'Reilly

by Joseph Farah -- When I first started watching Bill O'Reilly on Fox News, I have to admit I was not impressed -- at least I didn't think I was. But something more…

'No' on government condoms

by Larry Elder -- Intelligent life exists in West Hollywood, but Washington, D.C., remains on the critical list. In West Hollywood, voters last week considered an initiative called Measure A. Measure A more…

Judging Bush's judges

by Thomas Jipping -- The New York Times had some news the other day that was not only fit to print but encouraging to those hoping President Bush will once again see more…

Tin Man in the Emerald City

by Craige McMillan -- The Emerald City -- Seattle, in Washington State -- prides itself on being a compassionate place. Filled with big-spending liberals, a pair of newspapers joined at the hip more…

Harvard sees crimson over pro-life activism

by Don Feder -- In the past, the bludgeoning of college conservatives has included making bonfires of alternative newspapers and shouting down speakers on the right. But attempts to suppress dissent from more…

Why dumb Americans are the best

by Walter Williams -- It's generally agreed that American primary, secondary and, increasingly, undergraduate education is a failure. But that assessment depends upon just what evaluation criteria is chosen. By some criteria, more…