Ethics reform: A change for the worse

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Americans don't trust Congress. Gone are the days when 84 percent of the public approved of the job Congress was doing (in October 2001, to be exact). The more…

Paying the price to wipe out the enemy

by Rebecca Hagelin -- The headline in my local weekly paper was strikingly idiotic: "Ending War through Diplomacy." The article spoke only of the current war against terrorism. I think we need more…

USA: Liberty's best hope

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Listening to more than a few liberals, you'd think that the biggest problem in the world today is the United States. The "blame America first" crowd also foolishly more…

Sense in a senseless media world

by Rebecca Hagelin -- As usual, the magazine racks in the salon I frequent are filled with rot – just like those at the doctor's office, the dentist and the grocery store more…

Heritage at 35

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Seen any liberals wearing black armbands lately? It wouldn't surprise me. You see, it was 35 years ago this month that The Heritage Foundation opened its doors for more…

Religion and public office: The Romney test

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Now that Mitt Romney is out of the presidential race, it's the perfect time to discuss what we should have learned from all the chatter about his faith. more…

My island escape

by Rebecca Hagelin -- As I turn the perfect seashell over and over, studying the intricate patterns of design and color, I marvel at the miracle in my hands. Equally stunning is more…

Combating the condom crowd

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "It's difficult to really be abstinent until marriage because it's a lot of different things pulling at you when you're a teenager." No, that's not Jamie Lynn Spears more…

The freest nations on earth

by Rebecca Hagelin -- If there's one thing the American experiment proves, it's the power of freedom to transform lives. If you let people control their own destinies, there's no limit to more…

What would Reagan do?

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "President Ronald Reagan." We're hearing a lot about him on the campaign trail these days. It seems everyone is invoking his name. Why? Because they sense that Americans more…