Lights, camera, Supreme Court

In a show of bravado in The Washington Post, Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) admonished the Supreme Court for daring to invalidate laws passed by Congress, and in retribution proposed the

Our perky savior

To hear the mainstream media tell it, Katie Couric will be the savior of CBS News. She’s perky, blonde–and getting blonder by the day. She is widely portrayed as a

How amnesty hurts Mexico

Interior Mexico is a sad and lonely place. In the summer of 2001, on my most recent trip to rural Morelos, I worked on a service project in a small

‘Never again’ again

Never again. That’s what the world vowed when allied tanks liberated Nazi death camps. Soon after, the West Pakistan Army massacred more than 500,000 Bengalis; Pol Pot slaughtered more than

Ouvrez la pomme

Ouvrez la pomme

France recently mandated Apple to open up its iTunes technology. But the right approach is for the state to remain neutral, neither forcing companies to open their proprietary technologies to others, nor preventing rivals from building compatible devices if they can figure out how to do so without the incumbent’s help.

A tale of two protests

Protests. What are they good for? Every protester thinks that they are marching in the footsteps of Martin Luther King, righteously amassing popular opinion to change the world. But in