What 100 years can do

by Richard Grenier -- "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." This rather forbidding exegesis from Ecclesiastes more…

Ready for 'mini-nukes'?

by Gordon Prather -- What the Clinton-Gore administration thought "we" had learned from the collapse of the Soviet Union (brought about not by Clinton-Gore, but by Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul more…

Bushwhacking taxes

by Alan Keyes -- President Bush has repeatedly emphasized his resolve to enact the principal features of his tax plan quite early in the new administration. Government is an inherently blunt instrument, more…

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…

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…

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…