A Superior Vision

The immorality associated with violation of the principle of self-ownership lies at the root of problems that could lead to our doom as a great nation.

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“Reporting” on Taxes

The Associated Press ran a rare article explaining exactly who pays the federal income taxes. They state that the top 5 percent of income earners pay more than 55 percent of the total federal income taxes. (To be eligible for the top 5 percent, one must have an annual...

Political Correctness Imprisons Speedy Gonzales

From Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, to Wile Coyote’s Roadrunner-catching Acme ingenuity, Warner Brothers’ hilarious Looney Tunes have filled generations of Americans with innocent childlike laughter. Unfortunately, political correctness run amok is depriving...

Expel Arafat Now

The Bush administration has fielded a great deal of criticism for its handling of the Middle East crisis. Many have focused on questions of timing and tone: Should White House officials have stepped in sooner? Should they have put pressure on Israel to pull back...

The Mixed Economy Monster

Six months after the collapse of Enron, the left is still sputtering in violent outrage at the company, and with good reason. This display of wrath is the only way to keep people from noticing the real emotion underlying the Enron feeding frenzy: elation. The...

Crack Down on Criminal Aliens

Attorney General John Ashcroft is making sense. This week, he ordered the deportation of a Haitian nanny who was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the beating death of a 19-month-old boy in 1995. Ashcroft’s decision reverses a bleeding-heart ruling by...

Annihilate Israel

The U.S. State Department is scrambling to prepare for yet another Middle East peace conference between Israel and Yassar “Terrorist? Who Me?” Arafat. Secretary of State Colin Powell, who in his career as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff convinced the...

A Lesson for GOP Panderers on Illegal Immigration

The Republican Party needs to hire Andrew Smith to help shape its message on immigration. At 18, this senior at Novato High School in Marin County, Calif., has more common sense and cojones than the hapless panderers in the GOP who have thrown their principles to the...

The Thong Reaction

We live in the Age of Exhibitionism. Underwear is outerwear. Gauze is a coverup. “Bare midriff” is redundant. Earlier this spring, the red-carpet parade at the Academy Awards exposed more sagging flesh than an aging nudist colony. Did you see actresses...

America’s Accommodation of Evil

In perusing through a recently published book on American politics, the following statement caught my eye: “[The spectre] our well-meaning liberal friends refuse to face is that their policy of accommodation is appeasement, and appeasement does not give you a...

Suffer the Palestinian Children

I spent my 21st birthday, in 1973, in Jerusalem, months before the Yom Kippur War. As part of the college junior semester abroad, I lived and traveled in Israel for nearly five weeks. In preparing a thesis called “U.N. Resolution 242 and the Viability of an...

CAIR: The NAACP for Islamic Terrorists

The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations presents itself as just another civil-rights group. “We are similar to a Muslim NAACP,” says spokesman Ibrahim Hooper. Its public language – about promoting “interest and understanding...