Soldiers win battles, not staff weenies

by David Hackworth -- The U.S. Army has 10 active-duty fighting divisions. Almost all are at 100 percent strength, thanks to Army Chief of Staff Eric Shinseki, who cut some of the more…

Reading the Left Angeles Times

by Hugh Hewitt -- Newspapers, like most human institutions, are either improving or declining. The competitive environment is too intense to allow for stable hierarchies. In the age of Internet-available papers, even more…

Prepare for 2 wars

by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- This just in: The retired four-star admiral who formerly commanded all American forces in the Pacific (a job known as CINCPAC) and served until recently as U.S. Ambassador more…

When coach is a chick

by Debbie Schlussel -- Your son's football team coached by a woman? That's the goal of feminist groups and Title IX advocates. The WNBA and "equal opportunity" for female athletes in high-school more…

Our Pentagon tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- All the conservatives and pro-defense types applauded Donald Rumsfeld's appointment as secretary of defense. Such a tiger. Such a man of steel. But now an element of doubt more…

Recapturing the revolutionary spirit

by Joseph Farah -- If we're ever going to make the U.S. government responsive to the will of the people, it's going to take a revolution. I don't necessarily mean a violent, more…

The right to lose our rights?

by Jon Dougherty -- Perhaps more than at any time in our history, lawmakers, judges and courts are giving federal, state and local authorities the right to do things that would get more…

Depression defense is just plain nuts

by Don Feder -- Is Andrea Pia Yates, the Houston woman who drowned her five children in a bathtub, insane or evil? Should mental depression be a get-out-of-jail-free card for killers? Earlier more…

No suckers tour

by Barbara Simpson -- So sue me! I'm old fashioned. I still believe words have meanings and, when misused, they create the wrong impression. In this day and age, when we quibble more…

Criminal justice out of joint

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I receive several requests a week from defendants who suddenly find themselves forced to defend their lives, their right to use medical cannabis and even the Bill of more…