Change won't come by sitting out politics

by Jon Dougherty -- Though the 2000 presidential election held some high drama and was close, both in terms of electoral votes and the number of popular votes cast, there was still more…

Mo' money will not improve schools

by Jon Dougherty -- At its annual conference last week, the National Education Association – the nation's largest teachers union – said it plans to go after the 2,100 charter schools across more…

Keeping politics off the bench

by Thomas Jipping -- When the Supreme Court's term ended two weeks ago, rumors that a justice might retire flew around the country. Though apparently a false alarm, a Supreme Court vacancy more…

Behind the brutality in Chechnya

by J.R. Nyquist -- While Americans shop and enjoy their lives, Chechnya is being "cleansed" by Russian troops. Last week the atrocities were so blatant, so unnecessary and revolting, Moscow's enlightened appointee more…

Joycelyn Elders, redux

by Joseph Farah -- I thought Joycelyn Elders was long gone as surgeon general. Then came the report on sexuality last week by Surgeon General David Satcher. Here we go, again. It's more…

Diagnosis: Tyranny

by Joel Miller -- If you suffer from chronic pain, you'd better get used to it; the drug warriors are about to make life more difficult for you and your doctor. In more…

Condit, Kennedy and cable news

by Bill O'Reilly -- Thirty-two years ago this month Sen. Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Martha's Vineyard, and his traveling companion, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned in the Chappaquiddick pond. What more…

The dot-com future

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Webvan, the cockamamie scheme to provide groceries over the Internet, has gone belly-up. Maybe that was in the cards regardless, but it is a paradigmatic case. Owners of more…

Never again

by Craige McMillan -- Those of us involved in the stem cell research debate have of late had to hold our noses to participate. That's because the stench of the red herrings more…

'Handicapped' in Santa Monica

by Larry Elder -- You own a busy restaurant. Agile waiters and waitresses carrying hot food and coffee deftly avoid colliding with each other as they scurry from table to table. Good more…