Elian's tribulations and Reno's family values

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Poor Elian Gonzalez. His life from now on will be fraught with controversy and danger. He landed on our shores, half dead, after a frantic escape from Castro's more…

When teachers become psychotherapists

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Most parents of public school children are unaware that teachers all across America are now practicing psychotherapy in the classroom without a license. Not only do they not more…

God the educator

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- If we want to understand what God had in mind when He created man, all we have to do is read Genesis 1:26-28 in the King James version more…

Internationalism and the big picture

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Even though the primaries have decided that it's going to be Bush versus Gore, there is still much uncertainty ahead. The Republicans and Democrats have made their choice. more…

Temper, temper

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- When it was first announced that George W. Bush, Governor of Texas, had decided, or was persuaded by friends, to seek the Republican nomination for President in the more…

Corruption in Washington

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Senator John McCain has made corruption in Washington a major campaign issue. His campaign finance reform legislation supposedly addresses the problem of the "special interests," those Washington lobbyists more…

Why conservatism won big in South Carolina

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- By the time you read this column, the primaries in Michigan and Arizona will have taken place. But what happened in South Carolina last Saturday is very much more…

The Bush response

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- I watched intently on Sunday as Tim Russert interviewed Gov. George Bush and asked him all the tough questions. The toughest questions concerned Bush's appearance and speech at more…

Education vs. training

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The other day, I got a call from my good friend Marshall Fritz, president of the Separation of School and State Alliance. He had attended a meeting in more…

Hillary's socialist education agenda

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Before the people of New York choose Hillary Rodham Clinton as their senator, they ought to know something about what she stands for on education, because that is more…