The grand deception

by J.R. Nyquist -- Those who fear Russia are easily mocked. "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming," is on video. Watch it and laugh. Concern about communist subversion is also more…

A Labor Day note on the ruling class

by J.R. Nyquist -- It was a sly national legislature that hit upon the idea of flattering the majority with a holiday in their honor. Politicians, with their indifferent work habits, huge more…

The argument for aristocracy

by J.R. Nyquist -- In his book, "Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy," Joseph Schumpeter offers a sly plug for aristocracy. He suggests that without the protective function of an aristocratic (i.e., warrior class), more…

Clinton vs. Condit

by J.R. Nyquist -- Bill and Gary are middle-aged politicians who like to have sex with a variety of women, or at least that's the public perception. As married men and public more…

Dissident voices again

by J.R. Nyquist -- Back on Feb. 26 I wrote about the controlled collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. I presented testimony from Polish, Czech and Romanian sources about the ongoing communist more…

Our Pentagon tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- All the conservatives and pro-defense types applauded Donald Rumsfeld's appointment as secretary of defense. Such a tiger. Such a man of steel. But now an element of doubt more…

The worm in your electronic gut

by J.R. Nyquist -- It crawls and it's sneaky. Above all, it wants to distribute your personal computer files to the world at large. This is one mean worm, discovered on July more…

Russia's economic expectations

by J.R. Nyquist -- Sergei Shishkaryov, deputy chairman of Russia's State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs recently said, "Something is rotten in the kingdom of America." He spoke of "European concerns about more…

Communists who don't exist

by J.R. Nyquist -- You think communism is dead, but when you meet a communist and find yourself in an argument with him, or in a war with him, you begin to more…

Summer colds

by J.R. Nyquist -- It is not flu or cold season. The sun is warm and bright, the air is hot and sticky. But you have that scratchy lump in your throat more…