Why America's best spy will die in prison

by Jack Cashill -- In her eminently readable new book, "Mafia Son," Sandra Harmon fleshes out the life of the man who may have been America's best spy, Gregory Scarpa Jr. Barring more…

San Fran justice: Rape victim still in prison

by Jack Cashill -- In reading the parole hearing transcript for Steven Nary, I sensed the depth of the injustice about to unfold when San Francisco Deputy District Attorney Nancy Tung described more…

'Birther' media breach to reveal deeper truths?

by Jack Cashill -- These last weeks have witnessed a breach in the media firewall surrounding Barack Obama, first from CNN's Lou Dobbs, then from "Obama's favorite blogger," Andrew Sullivan, and finally more…

Kids need a pop, not a pop tax

by Jack Cashill -- As Brent Baker reports on his blog, the network news shows seem to be as suddenly keen on taxing soda pop as are America's ever vigilant health police. more…

Adieu to a tough broad

by Jack Cashill -- About 10 days before she died a few summers back, my mother decided to check out of the hospital. The hospital folks, well intended but doggedly bureaucratic, told more…

How Jamie Gorelick cashed in at Fannie Mae

by Jack Cashill -- Bloggers have taken to calling Jamie Gorelick "The Mistress of Disaster" and with good reason. As deputy attorney general under President Clinton, she penned the infamous "wall" memo more…

Free 'gay'-rape victim Steven Nary!

by Jack Cashill -- A female sailor, 18-years-old, leaves her ship in the East Bay and takes the train into San Francisco. She meets up with a friend, and they go to more…

Conservatism for dummies

by Jack Cashill -- More than once, I have been approached about writing a book on the subject of conservatism. I have chosen not to because I don't need a book to more…