Teaching the essentials

by Alan Keyes -- According to the Washington Post, "The start of the war on terrorism proved an unexpected tonic for education reform." The Post cites a White House aide who said, more…

Uncle Sam's dangerous drug

by Alan Keyes -- House and Senate negotiators reached agreement this week on education legislation that the president is expected to sign quickly. And the House of Representatives, in an overwhelming vote more…

Unfinished business

by Alan Keyes -- Recently, first lady Laura Bush delivered the weekly presidential radio address to the nation, which she said would "kick off a world-wide effort to focus on the brutality more…

Taking advantage

by Alan Keyes -- From military tribunals to the questioning of foreign nationals and incarceration of suspected terrorist accomplices, the war on terror is obliging Americans, and the government of these United more…

Teaching the truth

by Alan Keyes -- The burgeoning movement to restore to our school children an understanding of America's historic heritage, our founding documents and the principles that underlie our way of life, has more…

Justifying war

by Alan Keyes -- It is important for any people to understand the reasons for its wars, and the nature of its enemies. For Americans, the question of why we fight always more…

Passions fading

by Alan Keyes -- Pollsters and other readers of tea leaves are already claiming to detect the first signs of war weariness at home, and the press daily reports calls from abroad more…

Permanent principles of liberty

by Alan Keyes -- Our current national travails have provoked much talk of a new spirit of "trusting government." Certainly, it is important and desirable that the citizens of a nation at more…

Controlling our fear

by Alan Keyes -- The nature, scope and source of the anthrax assault on the United States may be much more evident by the time you read this. Already, it is clear more…

Might and right

by Alan Keyes -- Finding ourselves suddenly in a war that we must win, we are fortunate that we have the might to ensure that we will win. Might does not, cannot, more…