How taxes strangle free expression

by Joseph Farah -- The Chicago Defender is a historic, old black daily newspaper that will be closed this month -- because of the cold, calculating hand of intrusive, greedy government. Begun more…

America's first tax on writers

by Joseph Farah -- Can you imagine what Thomas Jefferson would have thought if the British insisted on the right to tax the work of writers like himself, Thomas Paine, James Madison more…

FCC threats and urban legends

by Joseph Farah -- OK, you people, listen up. I guess you could say this column is part 2 of a series on how you've been duped, hoaxed and faked out into more…

New Internet taxes and old hoaxes

by Joseph Farah -- I'm a little disappointed in you people. Before Christmas, WorldNetDaily launched an ambitious effort to gather electronic signatures on an Internet petition to stop an onslaught of Internet more…

Hollywood Christian leader: Pray for Jane

by Joseph Farah -- An evangelical Christian leader in Hollywood is calling fellow believers around the world to pray for actress Jane Fonda and her estranged husband, CNN founder Ted Turner, following more…

Sacrificing humans to save animals?

by Joseph Farah -- The latest issue of Animal Times, the quarterly publication of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, announces the group's grants to companies developing human embryo testing as more…

Decommission the FCC

by Joseph Farah -- The Federal Communications Commission is no longer needed -- if, indeed, it ever was. In this multimedia age of the Internet, cable-TV, satellite, etc., the time is long more…

The Mideast 'peace' talks

by Joseph Farah -- President Clinton, in search of a legacy, has his sights set on facilitating a peace treaty between Israel and Syria. The talks taking place between Clinton, Israeli Prime more…

Fonda becomes born-again Christian

by Joseph Farah -- The separation between media mogul Ted Turner and his wife, Jane Fonda, was prompted in part by Fonda's stunning embrace of "born-again" evangelical Christianity, sources close to the more…

The trouble with 'smart guns'

by Joseph Farah -- The government programs and spending never stop under Bill Clinton. His latest proposal is to commit $10 million of taxpayer funds to test and develop "smart guns" that more…