When a culture gives prizes to actors

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Arguably, the biggest problem in American culture today is the fact that mere entertainers are its heroes. There is no precedent in any civilization in the history of more…

A battle-rattled Army

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.A recent survey reveals that soldiers from Old Ironsides, the U.S. Army's mighty 1st Armored Division – now back in Germany more…

Progressing backward is not advancement

by Mychal Massie -- For all the advancement the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has made in recent decades, the group could just as easily be named Edgar or more…

The Lebanon revolution

by Joseph Farah -- With the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, the terrorist, totalitarian state of Syria has sowed the seeds of its own undoing. Hariri was not particularly a more…

Israel, 'disengagement' and the death of tragedy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Israel, after Prime Minister Sharon's "disengagement" from Gaza and parts of Samaria, awaits a tragic fate. Yet, the dramatic genre portraying this unhappy destiny is anything but tragedy. more…

Rain, then the landslide

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Ownership society

by Ellen Ratner -- The president likes to talk about an "ownership society." Mr. Bush has a bold ownership agenda. It spans the American economic landscape from retirements to tax code to more…