Immigration and the art of the possible

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – We Americans like presidents who are bold enough to set the agenda and challenge followers to expand the realm of the possible. At the recent summit more…

7 blunders of the world

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Where's a guy like Gandhi when we really need him? Seven blunders of the world, said Gandhi, lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without more…

Chandra Levy: A victim of backlash?

by Sarah J. McCarthy -- "Remember when feminists marched around Washington in 1992, the vaunted political 'Year of the Woman,' pledging to ruin the political careers of insensitive male officials who 'just don't more…

The menace of jihad suicide

by Daniel Pipes -- Soon after an EgyptAir plane crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from New York in October 1999, killing 217, the plane's copilot came under suspicion of intentionally more…

Israel can lose just once

by Hal Lindsey -- This week, an Israeli teen-ager's body was handed over to the Israeli government by the Palestinian authorities. According to a senior Israeli official, the murder of 18-year-old Yuri more…

Globalization protests

by Jude Wanniski -- To: President George W. Bush From: Jude Wanniski Re: A Death in Genoa The world leaders who gathered with you in Genoa last week for a G8 meeting more…

Powell would be at home in Clinton Cabinet

by Don Feder -- Secretary of State Colin Powell has the finely honed instincts of a Madeleine Albright. Yes, it's that bad. Powell's latest bit of pinch-me, did-he-really-say-that came in an interview more…

Rational ignorance

by Walter Williams -- While people might be motivated by non-economic factors, from a strictly economic point of view, it simply doesn't pay individual voters to learn about and take action against more…

Ignoring gun-check realities

by Jon Dougherty -- The Violence Policy Center has voiced its angst over the failure of the House last week to pass a measure that would have overruled Attorney General John Ashcroft's more…

Attack of the killer tomato cops

by Joel Miller -- Ever think about taking up gardening? When I say forget about it, you might wonder why. After all, according to Vita Sackville-West, "The man who has planted a more…