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by Barbara Simpson -- There is no end to it! I knew the military was being dumbed and watered down. I didn't want to know it. I certainly didn't want to believe more…

The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Geoff Metcalf -- Teddy Roosevelt once observed, "Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to more…

Lifetime employment for politicos

by Jane Chastain -- Let's see. If I were in public office and could design a bill to keep myself in power, what would I do? I know. I would champion a more…

FBI reduces violence by ignoring child victims

by Judith Reisman -- Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series; the second will appear tomorrow. Americans heard for decades that if there were evidence pornography differentially injured women more…

Why not real health-care reform?

by Harry Browne -- The president and Congress are debating a "Patient's Bill of Rights," arguing over how to force Health Maintenance Organizations to treat their customers nicely. No one in the more…

Real campaign-finance reform

by Joseph Farah -- Roy S. Trahan II, the former publisher of the Cheboygan, Mich., Daily Tribune, has been charged with four felonies for allegedly giving preferential campaign ad rates to a more…

Democrats favor forced worker support

by Jon Dougherty -- Since President Bill Clinton left office pretty much the way he entered it -- amid a cloud of scandal -- leading Democrats and former Clinton administration hacks have more…

War hero?

by Doug Casey -- Saying unkind things about popular icons and well-known politicians can sometimes make one feel churlish. But not saying something would be worse. Credit should be given where credit more…

Cool to detest Castro?

by Cynthia Grenier -- Odds make it unlikely in the extreme that Spanish actor Javier Bardem is going to come away Sunday night with the Oscar for Best Actor. At this point, more…