34 years later, abortion ‘rights’ still spurious

January 25, 2007 • 0
Rachel Criswell’s column in Monday’s News (“Roe anniversary is a chance to reflect,” 1/22) praising the merits of Roe v. Wade on the 34th anniversary of its final decision concisely summarized the accomplishments and goals of the thriving movement in favor of broader reproductive rights for women. On the anniversary of such a controversial political »

Shift on Capitol Hill won’t be sea change

November 7, 2006 • 0
In the run-up to William F. Buckley’s speech before the Yale Political Union last week, I decided to educate myself regarding his recent political writings, hoping to understand better why he is so revered by almost every stratum of the American conservative movement. During this foray into what is certainly a bountiful corpus, I found »

N. Korea debacle not all Bush’s fault

October 17, 2006 • 0
When President Bush named North Korea as a member of the “Axis of Evil” in early 2002, many critics saw it as a dangerous sign of counterproductive foreign policy. It was called a strategic blunder, the only fathomable effect of which would be to instigate the sensitive regime of Kim Jong Il. Last week, North »

Report resuscitated contentious debate

September 29, 2006 • 0
President George W. Bush ’68 shouldn’t have been surprised this past Tuesday when he sparked an international maelstrom of discussion and speculation­ upon declassifying a document from the National Intelligence Estimate. Because the document addresses the effects of the Iraq War on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, it should also have come »