Racism in the newsroom

by Joseph Farah -- In a recent debate at the National Press Club over "affirmative action" in newsrooms, William McGowan, author of "Coloring the News," dismissed the idea that racism still exists more…

An index of Catholicism's decline

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As the Watergate scandal of 1973-1974 diverted attention from the far greater tragedy unfolding in Southeast Asia, so, too, the scandal of predator-priests now afflicting the Catholic Church more…

Al Gore's world: The new season

by Hugh Hewitt -- Here's what Trent Lott said at a farewell party for Strom Thurmond: "I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted more…

Middle East peace recipe

by Walter Williams -- Frederic Bastiat, 19th-century French economist, predicted, "If goods don't cross borders, troops will." That's precisely the theme of a July 1 Weekly Standard article written by my Israeli more…

He dances to a different beat

by Cassandra Walker -- There is a lot to be said about people who dance to a different beat. Some call them oddballs, weirdoes or just downright uncoordinated. If we are honest, more…

Rumors of peace: How your city can help

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Just suppose every city in America decided what's really important right now wasn't "livability studies," but taking an immediate stand against the U.S. waging unjustified war on Iraq, more…

The 1st Coming of Huggy Jesus

by Joel Miller -- Running low on awful, possibly blasphemous Christmas gift ideas this year? Fear not, for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great schlock; kitsch shall be to all more…

Purging Paul O'Neill

by Ilana Mercer -- Dismissed Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill presents some strange contradictions. His opposition to a tax cut was reprehensible: Tax cuts, especially for those from whom the most money is more…

A new kind of issue-theft

by David Limbaugh -- In a recent speech, former President Bill Clinton grudgingly praised Republicans for stealing traditional Democratic issues, but failed to mention that his party is developing a new level more…