The Return of the Al Gore

The Return of the Al Gore

If anyone had any doubts about whether Al Gore was going to try to run for president again in 2004, his speech in San Francisco on September 23rd should have put those doubts to rest. The former vice president was in top form, doing what he does best — making an...

Orwellian ‘Peace’ Movement

For decades, radicals have gobbled up words such as ‘peace’ and ‘progressive’ and spit them out as the pillars of anti-American, radical leftist philosophy. Nothing’s changed. Pacifists and progressives with the keen ability to convert...

Poor Language, Poor Thinking

Here’s what the Harvard University Civil Rights Project’s “scholars” said in a July 2001 press release: “Almost half a century after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that Southern school segregation was unconstitutional and...

Freedom of Association

Do Americans really cherish freedom of association? Are there any justifiable restrictions on freedom of association? In my book, any restriction on one’s right to associate freely with anyone he pleases, on mutually agreeable terms, is both offensive and a...
“Friends” of Blacks, Part 2

“Friends” of Blacks, Part 2

In a commercial that ran during the Christmas-New Years holidays a few years ago, the husband was trying to keep an old car patched up, while the wife wanted him to get a new one. At the end, the wife asks: “Should old acquaintance be forgot?” And she...

Yet More Tears for Africa

In a report in the Washington Times, the Bush administration said in August that it no longer considers President Robert Mugabe to be the legitimate leader of Zimbabwe and called upon “the body politic” of his country “to go forward and correct that...

Who are America’s Greatest Heroes?

With the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, Americans have remembered and lauded our fireman and police heroes, as we should. But now that the commemorative ceremonies are over, it is time to ask ourselves: who are America’s greatest heroes? These firemen...

Enron vs. Atlas

The hysteria over “corporate crime” is finally beginning to lead a few people back to the one source that puts this scandal frenzy in its proper perspective: Ayn Rand’s epic novel “Atlas Shrugged,” which was recently profiled in The New...