Terrorism Strikes the Heartland

If you happened to be browsing the Internet last weekend, the headline, “Suicide bombing in Oklahoma” just might have caught your attention.  After all,...

When Speech Becomes a Crime

Originally published June 28 2006 Roman Catholic Robert Smith is fired from an appointment on the Washington Metro transit authority board by Maryland Governor...

Afghan Elections Deserved Our Attention

Originally written September 28, 2005 Something remarkable happened in Afghanistan this month. The war-torn country held its first parliamentary election in 35 years and 12.5...

San Francisco Gun Ban A Losing Proposition

Originally written September 14 2005 If there’s anything Americans have learned from the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it’s that there are times when the...

African American Figures Break From Pack

When Juan Williams set out to write his new book, “Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black...

Fox News: Too Fair, Too Balanced

Originally written January 24, 2005 Fox News Network has become a favorite target of leftists these days, who, in all their impotent rage, like to...

Savage vs. CAIR: The battle over free speech

Originally posted to the San Francisco Chronicle Dec. 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column makes reference to “CAIR”, the Islamic organization in the U.S., but...

Death by Machine: Israel’s Dangerous Precedent

Originally appearing at Arutz Sheva - Israel National News After suffering a stroke last year, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remains in a coma. Where...

Illegal Immigration Reaches Critical Mass

Article originally appeared April 5 2006 The issue of illegal immigration, while long roiling beneath the surface of American politics, is now boiling over.  The...

The Antiwar Media’s Assault Continues

Editor’s note: Originally published July 4 2006.  Note that the case of the “Pendleton Eight” remains active today. For the last several weeks, the...

Honor killings: When the ancient and the modern collide

Throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, young Muslim women are being targeted for violence. Lest it be thought hate crimes are to blame,...

A Day at the Zoo

By Cinnamon Stillwell and Lee Kaplan A crowd of around 10,000 protesters gathered in San Francisco on Saturday, September 24, allegedly to express their displeasure...

When Anarchists Attack

Written July 20 2005 San Franciscans were shocked to hear this month that a police officer had been clubbed over the head by members ofAnarchist...

Honoring the Memory of Daniel Wultz

In times of war, when daily doses of death and destruction are the norm, one learns to steel oneself against the tide of bad...

Dark Day in Gaza

Israel’s disengagement from Gaza was a dark day in the country’s history.  Watching the forced evacuation of Jews from Gaza was a particularly painful...