Reparations: The debate continues

by John N. Doggett -- David, your response to my first column confirms that you have a "tin ear" when it comes to issues of race. You ducked my strongest arguments. No, ducked more…

Campaign reform: A religion of regulation?

by Alan W. Bock -- What is almost never said about the kind of campaign finance "reform" embodied by the modified McCain-Feingold bill passed by the Senate earlier this week is that it more…

The China hostage crisis

by Joseph Farah -- I have a bulletin for politicians in Washington -- politicians of both major parties: China is not our friend. If this wasn't clear before China began holding a more…

Anguishing over arsenic

by Medicine Men -- Are we worrying too much about arsenic in the water? The anguish is making us more aggrieved than the actuality! In late March, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more…

Enough to make you go postal

by Debbie Schlussel -- "Dear Little Laidy [sic]. How is school?" That's the text on a postcard sent to Posey Cullen, 92 years ago, on Feb. 23, 1909. It just got delivered more…

China and the bean-curd tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- More powerful than the dilapidated "former" Soviet Union! Able to reach the moon once upon a time! Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane! more…

Friend or foe?

by Casey Brooks -- One of the definitions of a friend is "one who is not hostile." There are other definitions, of course, such as "attachment to one by respect or affection," more…

Judging Senate Democrats

by Thomas Jipping -- As important as President Bush's legislative agenda may be, he will soon begin creating his real legacy by sending judicial nominees to the Senate. The focus will then more…

Tax protesters: Patriots or scam artists?

by David Kupelian -- Almost 20 years ago, I interviewed a doctor who was challenging the Internal Revenue Service in court, defending himself, claiming that he was not required to file an more…

California's man-made energy crisis

by Larry Elder -- An "energy crisis" in California? Say it ain't so. In 1996, California legislators deregulated the wholesale price of electricity. At the time, however, the legislature also agreed to more…