Hand that ignores the cradle

by Barbara Simpson -- The headlines are about problems with childcare. It all comes from the conclusions of a study of cause and effect, and those study results contain some real shockers. more…

Beijing on our brain

by Cynthia Grenier -- Life has a funny way of pulling disparate elements all together suddenly into one neat package. First, we had the emergency landing of our airplane, its nose cone more…

Is war with China inevitable?

by David Limbaugh -- Can someone please explain to me what is meant by this fantastic notion that the United States is not in a Cold War with the Red Chinese? Is more…

Chronicle of a cop killer

by Jerry Falwell -- December 9, 1981, 3:51 a.m.: On this frigid morning, 25-year-old Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner pulled his patrol car behind a powder-blue Volkswagen Beetle and called for backup. more…

Timothy McVeigh speaks

by Richard Grenier -- "I had never spoken to a cold-blooded murderer before so Timothy McVeigh was something new." He had murdered 168 people and injured more than 500 others and is more…

Gasohol and the Hindenburg

by Gordon Prather -- Aside from the obvious fact that the Hindenburg conflagration and the "gasohol" program have both been spectacular disasters, you might wonder what other connections there might be. Well, more…

Investing wisely

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- About this time of year, high school seniors march to the mailbox hoping for a thick envelope rather than a thin one. Thick is a good sign that more…

L.A. Times loses Hart

by Hugh Hewitt -- Which is more offensive: A comic strip dealing with Easter which uses the device of a menorah giving way to an empty tomb, or a front page story, more…