Ben Stein | 5.26.06
A special Memorial Day Weekend tribute.
Those who gave all — and those who take — on Memorial Day.
The FBI took every precaution. Congressional leaders crying foul don't know what they're talking about.
The problem of knowing what a pundit is going to say a few sentences into his column.
The late Sen. Bentsen's stinging put-down was really a softball.
Objections to foie gras have a long history. Are they warranted?
Did the feds tread on the Constitution, or are the crooks hiding behind it?
Another Worst Book of the Year Award goes to the worst pre-president, worst president, and worst ex-president in our nation's history.
William Jefferson's troubles are such a godsend to Republicans that they've promptly moved to squander their advantage.
Islamism rushes into Africa, where the West still fears to tread.
Stock market manipulation and the SEC in the post-Enron era.
The House is again to vote on opening a bit of ANWR to drilling. But do GOP members really understand the law of supply and demand?
The modern liberal paradigm of America's role in the world is not new. Anyone remember Henry Wallace? George McGovern?
Barry Bonds has not been Barry, Barry good to baseball.
Mr. Ahmadinejad's regime signed its death warrant this week.
Democratic problems extend far beyond Washington.
Like Richard Armitage, he urged reporters to hold back on Valerie Plame.
The left accuses the right of hatred, intolerance, and blind partisanship — then practices what it preaches against.
We used to fingerprint felons — now, we're “inking” traffic scofflaws.
The latest book on the Christian right imagines a destructive conspiracy where none exists.
Republicans positioned to maintain majority. Also: Google's sins and the Christian Coalition.
If you like $3 a gallon gas, you'll love what Venezuela and China have in mind.
The Da Vinci Code is not liberal enough, the National Council of Churches complains.
Minor offenses against political correctness invite police brutality, while serious criminality goes unpunished.
The value of a missed three-foot putt, starring Ben Hogan.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?