2 fathers named Michael

by Barbara Simpson -- What do you think would happen if your dad made a habit of sleeping with other people's little boys? How about if your dad never married your mother more…

Troops on the border now

by Joseph Farah -- Why is there resistance to securing America's borders? It can be done. We all know it can be done. But yet there is still resistance to this idea more…

The coming politics of war & upheaval

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Who is the Gene McCarthy of this generation? For those too young to recall, in late 1967, Gen. Westmoreland came home to ask LBJ for 200,000 more troops more…

Terrorism: An economic endgame

by Craig R. Smith -- "The world will know the war on terror is over when terrorism goes the way of piracy and slavery – it will become so socially unacceptable, terrorists will more…

'Shall I compare thee to a summer's gulag?'

by Doug Powers -- Shall I compare thee to a summer's gulag? Thou art more cruel and less temperate: Rough interrogations, herded by cattle dog, And summer's leash, we'll remember it: Sometime more…

The Summer of Discontent

by Ellen Ratner -- No matter how you measure it or who does the measuring, the majority of Americans believe that President Bush is doing a lousy job. Our president now has more…

Do the math

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…

Durbin's concern stops at abortion clinic door

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In 2003, when the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to ban the barbaric "procedure" known as partial-birth abortion, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., voted "nay." Earlier, Durbin had tried to more…

Schiavo autopsy an Orwellian masterpiece

by -NO AUTHOR- -- George Orwell once wrote, "If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." The recent release of the Pinellas County autopsy of Terri Schiavo is a clear and more…

Bush's impeachable offense

by -NO AUTHOR- -- No one can accuse President Bush of failing to understand "the vision thing" or of acting indecisively. For example, he has formulated a strategy in the War on more…