Shortsighted in Washington

by Jon Dougherty -- WASHINGTON – President Bush is taking lots of heat from Republicans on the Hill after pledging to rebuild New Orleans following its ravaging by Hurricane Katrina, a massive more…

Electronic medical-records plan raises fears

by Jon Dougherty -- A federal panel selected to make recommendations to the government about how best to convert paper medical records to electronic format is being criticized for having no privacy more…

America, interrupted

by Jon Dougherty -- One of the saddest stories to come out of the Hurricane Katrina disaster is not the death and destruction of a major American city, but the death and more…

More oil than needed?

by Jon Dougherty -- With U.S. oil refining capability in the Gulf of Mexico still crippled from damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, analysts say the release of oil from emergency stocks in more…

Too many takers
in New Orleans

by Jon Dougherty -- September began with Hurricane Katrina devastating one of America's oldest, culturally rich cities, causing untold thousands of deaths and billions of dollars worth of damage. The last raindrop more…

Local officials fume at feds

by Jon Dougherty -- As officials struggle with efforts to rescue people, deliver needed supplies, provide security and care to tens of thousands of New Orleans residents still stranded in the beleaguered more…

Hey, world: Thanks for nothing

by Jon Dougherty -- Do you want to know what the definition of ungrateful is? It is being clearly spelled out for us in the world's response – or rather, its lack more…

Nukes among us

by Jon Dougherty -- WorldNetDaily.com founder Joseph Farah reported last week that the al-Qaida terrorist network may have smuggled scores of nuclear weapons into the United States. To paraphrase a famous comedian, more…