Dems yanking Bush's Cheney

by Linda Bowles -- Whether a result of good fortune, astute planning or divine intervention, the political events leading up to the Republican National Convention could not have been more beneficial. First more…

Ending the marriage penalty

by Linda Bowles -- Approximately 25 million married couples find themselves paying more income taxes than if they had simply stayed single and shacked up. However, heartened by strong forecasts of budget more…

Flying your politics at half-mast

by Linda Bowles -- It's time we had a rational discussion of the meaning of a word that is playing an important role in current political debates and discussions. The word we more…

NEA: Roadblock to education

by Linda Bowles -- In recent years, the Internal Revenue Service has shown a propensity to leap like a junkyard attack dog at every suspected and imagined tax violation by conservative organizations more…

9-headed Caesar

by Linda Bowles -- In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Nebraska's ban of a procedure known as "partial-birth abortion" was unconstitutional in that it put more…

Hands off, government

by Linda Bowles -- What are religious people to do when the Supreme Court, the court of last resort, enforces the legally puritanical view that religious speech in government schools, at graduation more…

Feminism's last shoe is dropping

by Linda Bowles -- The radical feminist movement in America is dead, although not yet buried. It is past its peak and in serious recession for the simple reason that it did more…

Damage for the children

by Linda Bowles -- "We must do it for the children" is an emotional argument widely used by politicians to justify whatever it is they are advocating. It is rare when a more…

Cynicism's danger to the republic

by Linda Bowles -- The next election will reveal a great deal about the determination of the American people to maintain their freedoms. There are those who disagree. They argue that there more…

Homosexual zealotry

by Linda Bowles -- I would rather walk a mile barefoot on broken glass than endure a confrontation with homosexual zealots. However, that less painful path cannot be responsibly taken. What choice more…