What Johnny learns at school

by Linda Bowles -- There was a time, let's call them the good old days, when parents could send their little children off to school with full confidence they would be in more…

Reforming education

by Linda Bowles -- Despite President Bush's efforts to limit spending, members of Congress, including many Republicans and nearly all Democrats, are on a spending spree, unable to resist the presence of more…

Courting constitutional disaster

by Linda Bowles -- If there were any lingering doubts that the Constitution of the United States is largely irrelevant to what our government is now doing and plans to do in more…

Dawn beyond life's sunset clause

by Linda Bowles -- For 13 long years, Mort Kondracke has watched his beloved wife, Milly, be slowly ravaged by a deadly, incurable disease. He wrote a book about it. It is more…

Badgering Bush on global warming

by Linda Bowles -- President George Bush was treated with official cordiality and unofficial slight by several European leaders. He was also savaged unmercifully by a sensationalist, gossipy European press, which presented more…

Heavyweight problem

by Linda Bowles -- A recent report from the RAND institute in Santa Monica, Calif., found that obese adults have more chronic health problems than smokers, heavy drinkers and those who live more…

Government run amok

by Linda Bowles -- In his 1992 best-seller, "The Way Things Ought To Be," Rush Limbaugh wrote: "With the collapse of Marxism, environmentalism has become the new refuge of socialist thinking. The more…

Our planet in danger?

by Linda Bowles -- When President George Bush announced a few months after his inauguration that the United States would not implement the Kyoto Protocol on global warning, his political opponents in more…

Homosexuals: Pawns of biology?

by Linda Bowles -- Many Americans believe homosexuals are born that way and can't do anything about it. For most of his professional life as a practicing psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Spitzer helped more…

An education at risk

by Linda Bowles -- How long will it take and what will it take to finally convince the American people that their government schools are a living disaster, wreaking irreparable damage to more…