Gone fishing on the taxpayers' dime

by Ellen Ratner -- Last week, I sat in a federal courtroom as my friend, former Republican Rep. Bob Ney, was sentenced to 30 months in prison. As I took my place more…

Media heap more abuse

by Barbara Simpson -- What do you think of the media coverage of the kidnapping and rescue of the two young Missouri boys? I know what I think and times like these more…

'American Idol' and American politics

by Doug Powers -- Okay, let's get this out of the way immediately: I watch ''American Idol.'' I'd say that I watch it because my daughter likes the show, but that wouldn't more…

Braveheart's dream

by Vox Day -- For all that American pseudo-sophisticates enjoy pretending that they are more European than American, usually on the basis of the biennial 10-day vacations to London, Paris or Florence, more…

The aftermath of legalized abortion

by Chuck Norris -- On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decided (via Roe v. Wade) existing laws against abortion (at both federal and state levels) violated a constitutional right to more…

Barney Frank smells something fishy

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Carter supports terrorism

by Joseph Farah -- President Jimmy Carter has gone over to the dark side. There's just no other way to explain the evil notions being put forth by this man still apparently more…

The root cause of terrorism

by Joseph Farah -- It's becoming popular to talk about "the root causes of terrorism." Lately, we've heard: The root cause of terrorism is foreign domination and control of Muslim resources. The more…

How 'ethics reform' limits our freedom

by Star Parker -- The dome of the Capitol building will be gleaming as the sun rises over Washington today. The new Democrat-controlled Congress has completed a historic week, completing legislation in more…