Privacy issues move to forefront

by Jon Dougherty -- As technology grows, more Americans are becoming alarmed by the fact that in the digital age, many of them are losing their privacy and anonymity. In Missouri, for more…

Where's this money coming from?

by Jon Dougherty -- Is Clinton giving away the store? Some taxpayer watchdog groups think so. During his State of the Union address, the president outlined some $288 billion in new spending more…

House managers refute Clinton defense

by Jon Dougherty -- On their final day of presenting defense arguments to the Senate, President Clinton's defense team offered two lines of reasoning why it should not find their client guilty more…

Next phase of 'Sustainable Development'

by Jon Dougherty -- In February, a meeting scheduled in Washington will decide the next step towards the implementation of the "sustainable development" environmental concept, along with other measures that critics say more…

The school-to-work education trend

by Jon Dougherty -- "Few bills which we consider will have a greater impact on more Americans than the Workforce Investment Act (HR 1385) we pass today," intoned Sen. Edward Kennedy on more…

Air Force's weather-modification plans

by Jon Dougherty -- For centuries man has sought the ability to predict and control weather patterns, though the ability to do so has remained elusive. Besides lacking the technology, ethical concerns more…

Clinton pardons 3 for perjury

by Jon Dougherty -- Shortly before Christmas, President Clinton signed clemency orders for 33 criminals, including three who had been convicted of lying under oath. Clemency decisions for convicted criminals are not more…

Checkpoints for seat belt compliance?

by Jon Dougherty -- The U.S. Department of Transportation is spending millions of dollars to help states and local police agencies establish random checkpoints on the nation's highways solely for the purpose more…

Starr overlooked witness Tripp

by Jon Dougherty -- In the latest deposition taken by the public interest legal group Judicial Watch, Linda Tripp reaffirmed earlier testimony that Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr never questioned her substantively on more…

Genital exams for preschoolers?

by Jon Dougherty -- As many as 20 children, ages 3 through 5, were exposed to genital examinations without parental consent at a Head Start program at Roosevelt Elementary School in Tulsa, more…