Counting the cost

by Cynthia Grenier -- A film currently making the rounds of movie houses across our great land treats the breaking of the seventh commandment with singular casualness. Granted, breaking of the seventh more…

Teaching freedom

by Alan Keyes -- In the wake of the latest fatal school shootings, the usual flurry of scapegoating is under way. To state the obvious, however, the cause of kids shooting kids more…

Lies and mysteries revealed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last month, the German ARD television network broadcast a report entitled, “It All Began With a Lie.” The main thesis of the program, which was first aired on more…

Two mega-stars and a pistol

by Richard Grenier -- There is no Mexican of importance in "The Mexican." Or rather, the eponymous "Mexican" is not a man but a pistol, with a long complicated history. The untangling more…

American kidney stew

by Medicine Men -- Americans have never much liked British kidney pie, but now we are embroiled in a kidney stew all our own. Fifty thousand Americans need kidney transplants each year, more…

Taliban in America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Islamic orthodoxy is showing its consistency in Afghanistan. According to reports, the nation's Taliban rulers "have ordered men to wear beards, restricted pornography, outlawed alcohol, forbidden recorded music, more…

Kurtzer is wrong for Israel

by Joseph Farah -- The man the Bush administration is seriously eyeing for the post of U.S. ambassador to Israel is not only the architect of President Clinton's failed Middle East peace more…

Good LUK with your portfolio

by Bob Howard -- Have you ever heard of Leucadia Corporation (NYSE: LUK)? Probably not, but you should get to know this outstanding company. Now, if we were to mention Donald Trump, more…

Morality crisis driving school violence

by Jon Dougherty -- The debate over school violence has heated up again because another spate of school shootings has once more brought home the reality that, even in the "sanctity" of more…

Thinking about school violence

by Alan W. Bock -- I'm not sure why the shooting at Santana High in Santee, Calif., that left two dead and 13 injured has affected me so much. Maybe it's because I more…