Living like a king

by Richard Grenier -- By all accounts, including his own, the Duke of Saint-Simon (1675-1755) was a sensitive, self-obsessed, ill-tempered man. A courtier and a singular chronicler of court life under Louis more…

Fruit of our victory

by Alan Keyes -- As the days pass without dramatic events in the war on terrorism, it is natural that some of the political, ideological and other sources of disagreement and conflict more…

Diaries of a revolutionary

by Cynthia Grenier -- Thirty-four years after Ernesto Che Guevara was killed by a drunken Bolivian sergeant, Grove Press has published on the anniversary of his death the diaries he had kept more…

What war?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – All these warnings about more terrorist attacks – from Attorney General John Ashcroft, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and now Congress, via the Washington Post – ring more…

Cardboard safety

by Gordon Prather -- Once upon a time, everyone knew what a "weapon of mass destruction" was – it was a nuke. All the have-nuke states were in agreement on one thing: more…

Exploiting tragedy

by Henry Lamb -- While the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork more…

Weapons of mass destruction

by Bill Steigerwald -- "WMD" is not the latest independent TV channel. "WME" is not another pro wrestling league. "Weaponizing" is not a new secret password coined by NRA gun-man Charlton Heston. more…

Build a Memorial Tower

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- There has already been discussion of what will replace the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center destroyed by the Islamic terrorists. Environmentalists want the usual empty space more…

Frisking 9-year-olds

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Little Kristin's hazel eyes were as big as saucers and began to fill with tears as she stood there, spread-eagle, while some stranger frisked up and down her more…

High-tech hoops

by Vox Day -- Game reviews are always tough. Not because we find it difficult to pronounce judgment one way or the other, but because it is almost impossible to properly play more…