On executing parents of suicide bombers

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- My commentary on June 22, 2002, proposing that Palestinian parents who aid and abet their children in becoming mass murderers be held responsible for their complicity in these more…

How to stop suicide bombers

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- One sure way to stop the suicide bombers in Israel is to hold the parents responsible for their child's crime. Today, Palestinian parents willingly and proudly send off more…

Revolution via home schooling

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The only effective group of citizens today in open opposition to big government are the home schoolers. They are the only Americans willing to take on the public more…

Palestinians lynch Palestinians

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- While the U.N. will be investigating how many Palestinian gunmen and civilians were killed by Israeli troops in Jenin, they will not be investigating the wanton execution of more…

Arafat and Hitler

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- When you come to think of it, there is much that Yasser Arafat has in common with Adolf Hitler. The German dictator was determined to exterminate the Jews more…

China's second cultural revolution

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Many of us have vague memories of the chaos and suffering in China caused by the famous Cultural Revolution launched by Mao Zedong in 1966 through 1968 in more…

How to dumb down a nation

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Easy. Destroy its literacy, and you've dumbed it down. And once dumbed down, it becomes the potential victim of any power that wants to dominate it. If you more…

Why schools fail

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- One of the points stressed by President Bush in his signing of the "No Child Left Behind Act" on Jan. 8, is that failing schools must shape up more…

The charade of education reform

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- When we saw President George Bush and Sen. Ted Kennedy on television billing and cooing over the new education bill, fittingly called "No Child Left Behind," we knew more…

Afghanistan's golden opportunity

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- With the installation of the new interim government in Kabul under Prime Minister Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan is on the verge of a new era in its tumultuous and more…