The poverty lobby

by Craige McMillan -- There's good money in poverty. Yes, you read that right. As a taxpayer, you might have innocently assumed that government was dedicated to reducing the numbers of poor more…

Presidential cajones

by Craige McMillan -- Here's a simple question for the Republican Party: Do you want to survive beyond the November 2002 elections? Presidential cajones were once a delicate subject. Like so much more…

The wrath of God

by Craige McMillan -- "The human problem has no human solution. It was never meant to." – Dallas Willard, address at Seattle Pacific University in early 2000. A single lifetime offers such more…

'Bearly' begun

by Craige McMillan -- "According to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report published Monday, murder in the West was up 8 percent, car theft 12 percent, robbery 'sharply.' The differences were particularly noticeable more…

Flogging Daschle's 'Baby'

by Craige McMillan -- If the media trumpets one more turbo-spin Democrat blaming Republicans for America's lawless CEOs, I just may go postal – at least over the Internet. In a Monday more…

Givers and takers

by Craige McMillan -- "A bad tree cannot bear good fruit."– Jesus There is not now – nor will there ever be – enough money to satisfy government's wish list for America. more…

The truth about corporate lying

by Craige McMillan -- It's just one day's reporting, mind you, but even the Wall Street Journal is finding it hard to hold a charitable view of corporate America these days. Here's more…

Revamping the media

by Craige McMillan -- President Bush finally lost his temper with a U.S. reporter covering his European tour in France. Here's a brief excerpt of the interchange: Bush: "So you go to more…

Maybe it's all Microsoft's fault?

by Craige McMillan -- DATELINE 2010, SEATTLE – Bill Gates testified today in Microsoft's ongoing antitrust appeal, now in its third iteration from the U.S. Supreme Court, that removing the Internet from more…

Doctor Cowvorkian

by Craige McMillan -- One of the great things about traveling rural and small-town America is the people you meet. It's no good pretending when you move out here. Folks size up more…