Wealth and economic freedom go hand in hand

by Rebecca Hagelin -- It's a question that has perplexed politicians, philosophers and philanthropists for generations: Why are some countries rich and others poor? Some say it's a matter of luck – more…

Why Bush Justice rolled over for Sandy Berger

by Jack Cashill -- Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series on Samuel "Sandy" Berger. Before proceeding, please read last Thursday's column, "The secret for which Sandy risked his more…

The unfairness doctrine

by Joseph Farah -- It didn't take long for the Democrats in Congress to try to consolidate their power with Soviet-style Orwellian newspeak legislation that would subvert the very idea of constitutionally more…

Katie Couric and her skirt

by Larry Elder -- CBS news anchor Katie Couric, invited to a briefing at the White House, complained about being the only journalist in attendance "wearing a skirt." Her colleagues included ABC's more…

I am woman, hear me bore

by Ann Coulter -- It's nice to have a president who is not so sleazy that not a single Supreme Court justice shows up for his State of the Union address (Bill more…

Nuremberg for global warming skeptics?

by Walter Williams -- Political commentator Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) warned that "The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed – and hence clamorous to be led to more…

This one is personal

by Michael Farris -- Monday, Justice Scalia issued an order staying the execution of Ronald Chambers who has been on death row in Texas for 31 years. On April 21, 1975, Chambers more…

Federal 'fix-it' judges need to be fired

by Judge Roy Moore -- Do your roads need repair or your schools more money? Perhaps your governor or state legislature needs some assistance in maintaining a good prison system or a department more…

The coming amnesty disaster

by Michelle Malkin -- Last month, President Bush signed off on a few dog-and-pony illegal immigrant employment raids. Whoop-de-doo. Politically expedient holiday gestures over, the White House is now back to work more…

Welcome to the loony bin

by Burt Prelutsky -- Two recent news items grabbed my attention. The first of them dealt with a brouhaha occurring down in Katy, Texas. It seems that farmer Craig Baker decided to more…