A world of secrets

by Richard Grenier -- When James Bamford's first book, "The Puzzle Palace" came out some 20 years ago, the ultra-secret National Security Agency did everything it could to hinder its publication. Things more…

Free trade and the Constitution

by Alan Keyes -- At the summit of Western Hemisphere leaders in Canada, G.W. Bush enthusiastically promoted the idea of a free-trade area encompassing all the countries of the hemisphere. He did more…

The holiness of Jerusalem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Holiness is a major theme in the Torah reading for this week (ending May 5, 2001). The definition of this term (regarding people) can be found within these more…

National defense and 'The Quiet Man'

by Gordon Prather -- If you live in one of the zillions of counties in the American heartland that Dubya carried in the last election, then you probably didn’t have an opportunity more…

De-federalize America's war on drugs

by Chuck Baldwin -- America's "war on drugs" did it again: it took the lives of innocent citizens. This time, it was a missionary's wife and child that were killed by a more…

Mainstreaming deviancy

by Debbie Schlussel -- Want a free boob job, courtesy of the U.S. government? As of Monday, if you work for the City of San Francisco, you're entitled to this bizarre perk. more…

How much is a life worth?

by Medicine Men -- We all think we're pretty valuable stuff. But what are we really worth? That all depends on whether you ask your mother, grandmother, siblings, your priest or rabbi, more…

Rethinking high-tech layoffs

by John N. Doggett -- The meltdown of the dot-coms is front-page news, and the carnage is not over. Financial analysts say that 80 percent of the dot-coms that are still alive in more…

'Sid Vicious' joins other FOBs

by Alan W. Bock -- The humiliation of Sid Blumenthal, former Clinton White House hit-man and all-around public nuisance, as a result of his spurious lawsuit against Internet journalist Matt Drudge, should raise more…

Sue your broker!

by Bob Howard -- Now that the tech-wreck seems to have settled in at the current levels, many investors are finally coming out of their comatose state and realizing just what has more…