An Australian hero for our time

by Cynthia Grenier -- Males from Down Under have been cutting quite a swath in our imagination in recent years. I mean, remember all those nifty swimmers in Sydney last summer at more…

GOP's suspicious indifference over Chao

by Jon Dougherty -- Nothing makes me happier than knowing that, in about 24 hours, President Bill Clinton and his trailer-trash entourage will leave the highest elected and most powerful office in more…

Ashcroft: Principle above self

by David Limbaugh -- What is it that liberal interest groups and certain Democratic senators fear about a Bush-Ashcroft Justice Department? What is driving Ted Kennedy to threaten a filibuster against Ashcroft's more…

The farce of anti-growth 'planning'

by John N. Doggett -- Electricity blackouts are rolling across northern California. Energy prices are at an all-time high. People are paying more than $3 a gallon for gas in Chicago. And you more…

Anti-Christian bigotry
moves front and center

by Joseph Farah -- The centerpiece of the attack on the confirmation of John Ashcroft as attorney general is anti-Christian bigotry -- pure and simple. I was stunned last weekend by news more…

America the bloodthirsty

by Medicine Men -- America is a bloodthirsty nation, and becoming more so every day. Or more accurately, we are thirsty for blood donations, as the need for lifesaving blood continues to more…

Pounding the pundits

by Bill Steigerwald -- Good thing no one but journalism insiders read Brill's Content. Otherwise, everyone in America would know what a lot of people have suspected for a long time but more…

Gorbachev's letter to Bush

by J.R. Nyquist -- The last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, wrote an open letter to President-elect Bush that was recently published in the Washington Post. "I am writing to you as a more…

Ashcroft's confirmation joke

by Jon Dougherty -- By the second day of Senate Judiciary Committee's "questioning" Attorney General-nominee John Ashcroft on Wednesday, two things became clear: Ashcroft is going to be confirmed -- as he more…