Pols and reporters: Lying with impunity

by Laura Hollis -- There is a disturbing pattern to recent events in the news. On April 5, Columbia University's School of Journalism released its damning report on the Rolling Stone article more…

Vanity & venality

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, there was an event held in Washington, D.C., for the purpose of honoring excellence in American journalism. (Stop laughing, I'm being serious.) And what's more, the keynote more…

McDonald's pay raise: Where's the beef?

by Bill Press -- No doubt, you were as impressed as I was to learn that McDonald's had voluntarily adopted a pay raise for employees in its fast-food restaurants. Hey, they're not more…

Libertarian anarchism's 'justice' problem

by Ilana Mercer -- To the extent the Constitution comports with the natural law – upholding the sanctity of life, liberty, privacy, property and due process – it is good; to the more…

What really is 'gun violence'?

by Jeff Knox -- When you hear terms like "gun violence" and "gun deaths," what do you think of? For most people, the first thought is of thugs waving guns and shooting more…

Christians' long retreat in the culture war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The Republican rout in the Battle of Indianapolis provides us with a snapshot of the correlation of forces in the culture wars. Faced with a corporate-secularist firestorm, Gov. more…

The secular jihad against religious freedom

by Joseph Farah -- Maybe you think everything that could be said about the outrage over Indiana's law protecting religious freedom has been said. There's one important motivating force behind the angry more…

The GOP's formidable starting 5

by Jack Cashill -- You might not like their individual moves, but the likely top five in this year's Republican primary field is Duke to the Democrats' (2-28) San Jose State. Would more…