WWIII: What would you do?

by Ellen Ratner -- I've been cruising Internet chat rooms lately, and I'm amazed what some Americans are advising Bush to do on foreign policy. On Arafat: "Nuke 'em," "Give 'em two more…

Make love, not war

by Ellen Ratner -- The other morning I had no sooner finished my radio show than the phone rang. The voice at the other end was a senior Democrat with the Democratic more…

Operation Candyman

by Ellen Ratner -- The other day, a conservative friend (yes, I have them) called and wanted to know what was the "liberal take" on Operation Candyman – the FBI Internet kiddie-porn more…

Proving our moral worth

by Ellen Ratner -- "If this woman doesn't meet the test of insanity in this state, no one does. Zero. We might as well wipe it from the books."– George Parnham, attorney more…

Warning to Daschle: Don't sink our ship!

by Ellen Ratner -- Before I say anything, let me be crystal clear about a few matters: One: I'm a First Amendment addict. People have the right to say whatever they want, more…

Biggest lies of the new millennium

by Ellen Ratner -- In the old days, the three biggest lies in the world were: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help you;" "The check is in the mail," more…

Reality education:
Guns and sex

by Ellen Ratner -- Hate may not be a family value, but I have to admit that there are still a few things that I hate. Here are the two that top more…

Bush's comic-book budget

by Ellen Ratner -- Do you like comic books? Ever read the funny papers? Well this year, the Bushies took a stab (actually, a machete) at producing a brand new federal budget, more…