The Balkan money machine

by Craige McMillan -- It is both one of the blessings and curses of modern society that complexity has bred so many specialists. It is a blessing because specialists give us the more…

Secret from whom?

by Craige McMillan -- "When even one American -- who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in more…

Living the lie

by Craige McMillan -- We turn our eyes from the carnage on the evening news as NATO pipe bombs -- excuse me, cluster bombs -- another 100-or-so Albanian refugees, huddled in the more…

Virtual political reality

by Craige McMillan -- Littleton, Colo., and NATO's undeclared war in what used to be Yugoslavia are but symptoms of a deeper illness within America's political leadership and among both major parties. more…

By what authority?

by Craige McMillan -- Western governments are on a collision course with history. Most of mankind assumes that the future will be much like the past, altered by the progress of the more…

The back door into Littleton

by Craige McMillan -- We often forget that saying "yes" to one thing means saying "no" to another. So, too, as the depth and pain of the human tragedy in Littleton, Colo., more…

The price of betrayal

by Craige McMillan -- Plato -- a wise man himself -- once noted that "the punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under more…

The Gift of Pain A book review

by Craige McMillan -- Whenever I let my mind wander, and wonder who I would like to have been if I had not been born C. Everett Koop, the person who comes more…

How bad laws happen to good people

by Craige McMillan -- With tax time just around the corner, have you ever wondered how anything that consumes so much of our lives as the income tax ever became law? (I more…

Your fair share?

by Craige McMillan -- Perhaps there is some cosmic justice in President Bill Clinton, the Vietnam draft dodger, presiding over America's further humiliation in the world by involving us in an unwarranted, more…