Yes, Virginia, there is life after death

by Jack Cashill -- On an early morning last week, just 10 days before Christmas, as I lay in bed gathering my thoughts, I heard a loud crashing sound downstairs in my more…

Ayers escalates cold war with Obama

by Jack Cashill -- Earlier this week, in a video interview with Anastasia Churkina of the Russian news service, RT, radical activist Bill Ayers chose to escalate his rhetorical war with President more…

N.Y. Times edits truth of Climategate

by Jack Cashill -- The respective investigations into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 and into climate change have something very specific in common beyond the corruption of results for political more…

Politics rules bioscience, too

by Jack Cashill -- Dr. Richard Sternberg knows all about the kind of abuse global-warming skeptics have endured at the hands of the Climatic Research Unit in the brewing "Climategate" scandal. Five more…

When Republicans were Nazis

by Jack Cashill -- I had the occasion this past week to meet with former Attorney General John Ashcroft. I asked him how he felt when Democrats express outrage about accusations of more…

Why 'Rogue' is a better book than 'Dreams'

by Jack Cashill -- A few weeks back, the new head of the National Endowment for the Arts, Rocco Landesman, said of Barack Obama, "This is the first president that actually writes more…

Tiller killer's 'necessity defense'

by Jack Cashill -- Scott Roeder, the accused murderer of late-term Wichita abortionist George Tiller, admitted killing Tiller earlier this week in an interview with the Associated Press. Roeder told the AP more…

Unjustly imprisoned sailor speaks out

by Jack Cashill -- "To not be a voice for an injustice is an injustice in itself." So writes 32-year-old Steven Nary from his cell at California's Avenal State Prison. Nary has more…

How hate-crime law works

by Jack Cashill -- The newly signed "Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act" merely federalizes the unequal distribution of justice that has existed at the local level for more…

How Clinton-era mischief protects Obama

by Jack Cashill -- As late as the Woodward-Bernstein era, people who chased down good stories and reported the facts were called "reporters." Today, they are called "conspiracy theorists." In trying to more…