Escaping the 'plantation'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- To meet Star Parker is to come face-to-face with hope. Her radiant smile and graceful manner make you feel as if you've known her all your life. She more…

Breakfast with a champion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Thursday marks the 31st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision – Roe v. Wade – which opened the door to legalized abortion in the United more…

Why Democrats use
the 'F-word'

by Dennis Prager -- The differences between Democratic and Republican positions on almost all subjects of major importance are growing so great that it is fair to say we are experiencing a more…

I have a dream, too

by Joseph Farah -- I have a dream that America will return to its heritage of freedom. But before that dream is realized, we've got to stop miseducating kids at every turn. more…

Thanks, George

by Barbara Simpson -- If I hear once more what a "compassionate country" we are, I'm going to throw up. Beltway conservatives have taken the "compassionate conservative" moniker much, much too seriously more…

Goodbye, Barry Goldwater

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage" ran the headline in the New York Times. The story told of how Bush aides were "planning an extensive more…

What 'full-time' means

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Hawkeye droppings: Cleanup time for Iowa

by Doug Powers -- Iowa's nickname of the "Hawkeye" state is thought to either have been first applied by a newspaper writer as a tribute to Chief Blackhawk, or some think it more…