The window of truth

by Linda Bowles -- A few days after the attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the headline of an article in The Economist Newspaper read, "The Day the World more…

Passing the baton

by Linda Bowles -- A great many questions are being asked, and sometimes prematurely answered, concerning President George Bush's ability to effectively lead the nation through the national crisis following the successful more…

Enabling evil

by Linda Bowles -- If the rule of law were not more honored in the breach than in the observance, that hulking creature now paddling around Florida would not be running for more…

The great lie

by Linda Bowles -- When North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms announced his retirement, my plan was to wait until he finished his term to publicly thank him for his unique and extraordinary more…

A reason to live, a reason to die

by Linda Bowles -- I never thought I would live to see the day when a major party would fully commit itself to a pro-tax, big government strategy and expect to win more…

Throwing the book

by Linda Bowles -- This is an open letter to former President William Jefferson Clinton. Dear Bill: You are off to a very bad start with the $10 million agreement to write more…

Decision time

by Linda Bowles -- The significance of President George W. Bush's speech on embryonic stem-cell research is vastly underestimated by those who view it narrowly as a legal issue or as merely more…

Discarding people

by Linda Bowles -- In 1973, our government passed the Endangered Species Act. Twenty-eight years later, on April 6, 2001, the federal government's Bureau of Reclamation cut off irrigation water to 1,500 more…

Dems across the cultural divide

by Linda Bowles -- In mid-July, the Democratic Leadership Council, an organization of "moderate" Democrats, held a two-day meeting in Indianapolis to critique the 2000 presidential defeat and to develop political strategies more…

Legislation by metaphor, bad history

by Linda Bowles -- We are on the threshold of America's entry into a post-religious, post-constitutional era. Decades of liberal assaults on traditional values and institutions are bearing fruit – sweet or more…