Tin Man in the Emerald City

by Craige McMillan -- The Emerald City -- Seattle, in Washington State -- prides itself on being a compassionate place. Filled with big-spending liberals, a pair of newspapers joined at the hip more…

Red-faced over redskin icons

by Jon Dougherty -- What do each of these entities have in common: The Atlanta Braves; The Florida State Seminoles; The Cleveland Indians; The Washington Redskins; the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights? more…

End of the stock-slump rainbow

by Doug Casey -- I've always been a gold bug, believing that the dollar should be redeemable in something specific, and not just be a floating abstraction (an "IOU nothing" from its more…

What McCain-Feingold left out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The legal issues surrounding the staging of candidate debates have bedeviled the Federal Election Commission since its founding in 1974. Two questions and their interrelationship have figured prominently. more…

Locking down the Hispanic vote

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- Losing the White House and failing to win control of Congress has left Democrats soul-searching for what went wrong. What the party of Roosevelt really should more…

The trouble with ideology

by J.R. Nyquist -- The true-believing Marxist imagines that objective laws governing social change will produce a communal society in which the state withers away. According to a Soviet textbook, "Communism is more…

The Fed's con game

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The Federal Reserve and Wall Street agree that the stock market needs a big confidence boost. Fed policy, and brokers around the country, are trying to provide it, more…

Anti-gunners target Constitution

by Jon Dougherty -- Just because the vehement anti-gunners in the former Clinton administration have left Washington, D.C., don't imagine for a moment that Washington's most vociferous anti-gun lackeys have left with more…

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

by Joseph Farah -- Unlike many other observers, I blame much of the Middle East conflict, not on misunderstandings, not on a failure to communicate, not on an inability to compromise, but more…

Harvard sees crimson over pro-life activism

by Don Feder -- In the past, the bludgeoning of college conservatives has included making bonfires of alternative newspapers and shouting down speakers on the right. But attempts to suppress dissent from more…