No Ford in my future

by Henry Lamb -- My first car was a 1949 Ford, bought in 1956 for $200. Had it been a Chevy, my firstborn could have arrived in the back seat, but my more…

Craving the federal trough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In politics, it's not often that a letter or e-mail makes a difference and changes the direction of a piece of fast-moving legislation. However, a two-page e-mail, by more…

Think like a terrorist!

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Is this any way to run a country? Closing down Congress until next week to sweep for anthrax spores? Shades of DUH-Bee-Yah fleeing … uh … vacating the more…

Decision point

by Craige McMillan -- We're at a point where it's important for each of us to understand our position. Media anthrax frenzies and post mortems of prior events can obscure the situation. more…

Hijacking the president

by Thomas Jipping -- "We owe it to Americans across the country to give these nominees a vote. If [Senators] don't like them, vote against them. But give them a vote." That more…

Vultures and looters gather

by Walter Williams -- Vultures and looters can always be expected in the wake of tragedies – they take advantage of increased opportunities to steal. Looters were arrested in New York, caught more…

Israel: Caught in the crossfire

by David Dolan -- The assassination of Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze'evi in Jerusalem yesterday has grave implications for the immediate stability of the tense Middle East. As I wrote several weeks more…

Tribute to strength

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- A terrorist attack that challenged our national security has also challenged the way we view ourselves and our fellow Americans. Even as we check the mail for anthrax more…

Protecting freedom

by Hal Lindsey -- In Afghanistan, American bombs continue to rain down on al-Qaida positions and Taliban forces across Afghanistan. After the bombs began to fall, the mainstream media broadcast unedited statements more…

A tale of two songs

by Joseph Farah -- This is a tale of two songs. The first song was written before the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. and scheduled to be recorded in the more…