Sweet spot: The chocolate chronicles

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- A woman briskly enters an absolutely intoxicating Belgian chocolate shop on the East Coast of the USA in the midst of a punishing heat-wave, and inquires of the more…

Summertime and the livin' ain't easy

by Bill O'Reilly -- As summer winds down, America finds itself in a rather dubious place. The economy is terrible, the public-school system isn't much better, and Gary Condit is a household more…

Bye-bye Beethoven, Bach and Brahms

by Jude Wanniski -- To: George Jellinek, WQXR From: Jude Wanniski Re: The End of Classical Music What a nice piece about you in the September Opera News by Brian Kellow in more…

Tennessee Underworld revisited

by Joseph Farah -- "WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore accepted campaign contributions from executives of a Connecticut business allegedly tied to organized crime and the federal corruption investigation in Waterbury." more…

Usable black history

by Walter Williams -- John McWhorter, linguistics professor at the Berkeley campus of the University of California, has written a compelling essay in the summer 2001 issue of City Journal titled, "Toward more…

Keeping Latinos in tow

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – If Latino and African American professionals want to remain in the good graces of liberal Democrats, they need only follow three simple rules. Always stay humble more…

Blaming 'whitey'

by Jon Dougherty -- There's an axiom that says if you kick a dog long enough eventually you're going to get bitten. Black leaders have been kicking "whitey" by blaming "him" for more…

Promises, promises

by David Limbaugh -- Liberal Democrats seem to be guided by a worldview that sees man as perfectible and government as the primary change-agent. They rarely confront a problem for which they more…

Throwing the book

by Linda Bowles -- This is an open letter to former President William Jefferson Clinton. Dear Bill: You are off to a very bad start with the $10 million agreement to write more…

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…