Beck urges readers to get 'Disinformation,' other classics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_572369" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, behind the right shoulder of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu[/caption] "On May Day," proclaims the pompous, multi-volume "Great Soviet Encyclopedia," more…

'If there is no God, everything is permitted'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1965945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Niccolò Machiavelli[/caption] The director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, died May 2, 1972. For 48 years, under eight presidents, J. Edgar Hoover oversaw more…

High-school teacher 'poisoned'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WCBS-TV) It could have been deadly. A New Jersey teacher was rushed to the hospital after police say a student added something to her drink that made her more…

Six words that stopped Roman gladiator battles

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1952865" align="alignright" width="600"] Gladiators in Rome[/caption] There were ten major persecutions of Christians in the first three centuries, and Emperor Diocletian's was the worst. When Diocletian had more…

Ohio State drum-major coach faces rape charge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Columbus Dispatch) The drum-major instructor for the Ohio State University marching band is to appear in court today on charges of rape and kidnapping, accused of assaulting an more…

Dad shoots school-bus bully's grandfather

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WABC-TV) Police are accusing a man of shooting the grandfather of a boy who bullied his daughter. According to Suffolk County Police, Anthony Franklin was upset that his more…