A free-speech folly

by Ellen Ratner -- People are always trying to define civilization. Well, here's my definition in only two words: First Amendment. That's right. In a world full of tin-pot tyrants and dime-store more…

ABC: 2 Georges, 2 standards

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Ever wonder why George Will's ideological counterpart on ABC News' "This Week" – George Stephanopoulos – gets to sub in for Sam Donaldson or co-anchor Cokie more…

Why celebrate aberrant sex?

by Jon Dougherty -- Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura can be called a lot of things but boring isn't one of them. His most recent controversy centers around an announcement that he would more…

Honest and hard-working need not apply

by Gary Aldrich -- Let me be clear about one thing from the outset. I am not anti-government as some might want to suggest. I was a federal employee for 30 years, more…

It's the right to exist, stupid

by David Limbaugh -- Someone raised the objection to my last column that its main point – that Arab nations stand in solidarity against Israel in its conflict with Palestinians – is more…

The assisted suicide
of the West

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Forty years ago, in St. Louis, this writer was engaged in the great debate over whether Phoenix TV personality Sherry Finkbine should be allowed to have an abortion, more…

Why I oppose Palestinian state

by Joseph Farah -- On April 9, 13 Israeli soldiers were killed in an ambush in the Arab town of Jenin. While the operation was "sophisticated," according to Israel Defense Forces, and more…

Barbarians in the Church

by Bill O'Reilly -- Editor's note: Purchase a copy of Bill O'Reilly's new book, "No Spin Zone," autographed and personalized, and receive a free "No Spin Zone" bumper sticker and a free more…

The case for marriage

by Jane Chastain -- Marriage is an idea whose time has come – again. If you want a strong country, you need good citizens, and the best way to produce healthy, well-adjusted, more…

Gold on its way to the moon

by Doug Casey -- The last gold bull market crested in January 1980 at over $800, and it's been all downhill since then; at the same time, the world's economy and common more…