Is Home Loan Interest Deduction Safe? KENNETH WILLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Willis is president of the Ontario-based League of California Homeowners, a nonprofit , nonpartisan consumer-oriented group that promotes homeownership in Southern California
Immigration Remains Key NAFTA Issue Walter Russell Mead, Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin). He is now working on a book about U.S. foreign policy for the Twentieth Century Fund
A Multiethnic Middle Class Is Growing in California Joel Kotkin, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow at the Center of the New West and business-trends analyst for Fox News. He is the author of "Tribes: How Race, Religion and Identity Determine Success in the New Global Economy" (Random House).