Walter WilliamsMost politicians, and probably most Americans, see health care as a right. Thus, whether a person has the means to pay for medical services or not, he is nonetheless entitled to them. Let's ask ourselves a few questions about this vision.

Dennis BehreandtTime for an axiom: Big Government is Bad.

Or, put another way, power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Or, maybe another one: big government is the last, best refuge of scoundrels.

Case in point, the three taverns in Philadelphia busted recently by cops in armed, simultaneous raids.

Ralph Reiland“The majority of Americans say the government poses an immediate threat to individual rights and freedoms,” stated CNN, summarizing the results of a recent CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll.

Chip WoodThank goodness for a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, last week. I had day-long duties as the master of ceremonies — which meant I was not able to watch Barack Obama’s seven-hour healthcare summit on TV.

When Najibullah Zazi pled “guilty” to “plotting a suicide bomb attack on New York City subways with al Qaeda training” last week, the Feds assured us yet again they’d thwarted "one of the most serious terrorist threats to our nation since September 11, 2001, “as Attorney General Eric Holder put it. No wonder anyone with even a shred of decency cries for an end to the War-on-Liberty-Disguised-as-a-War-on-Terror: the case against Mr. Zazi is about as substantive as a politician’s promise.